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KES Student, Alumni, and Faculty Receive Nova Scotia Support 4 Sport Awards

Posted by KES Blogging Team on Jun 7, 2022 11:37:28 AM

On May 28, the Nova Scotia Gaming Corporation held its annual Support 4 Sport awards ceremony at the Halifax Convention Centre, bringing together the greatest in Nova Scotia's amateur sport sector. 

The event recognized the achievements of Nova Scotia's top athletes, teams, coaches, officials and volunteers in amateur sport over the past year. Each of the finalists were nominated by their provincial sport organization as the best in their sport. Their achievements were judged through a multi-level selection process that considers their complete athletic performance throughout the year, as well as their top achievement of the season. 

Congratulations to all award winners who represented KES either as a student, alumni, or faculty. This year's recipients include:

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Topics: Athletics At KES, KES Alumni, Student Leaders, Leadership at KES

Celebrating 70 Years of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II’s Service

Posted by KES Blogging Team on Jun 3, 2022 10:03:12 AM

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Topics: Cadets, kespride, Leadership at KES

Hannah Stilwell '23 to Appear in Neptune Theatre's YPCo Production of Little Women

Posted by KES Blogging Team on Jun 1, 2022 9:45:18 AM

When Hannah Stilwell ’23 speaks about the arts, her eyes light up and her smile grows wide.

A Grade 11 IB music student, Hannah has taken a keen interest in the arts for as long as she can remember. “I tend to lean toward the music side of the performing arts, because that’s where I got my training – when I was eight, I starred in Upstage Studio’s musical production of Annie,” said Hannah. “I started taking voice lessons and choral singing when I was seven years old, so singing really has a special place in my heart.”

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Linda Jia '23 Creates a Buzz at Dalhousie's Regional Brain Bee

Posted by KES Blogging Team on May 11, 2022 8:00:00 AM

On Friday, April 29, Grade 11 student Linda Jia competed in the Halifax Brain Bee, hosted by the Dalhousie University Brain Repair Centre. The event brought together 11 students in Grades 10-12 from around Nova Scotia to test their knowledge about the brain and neuroscience research. 

Students were given topics in advance to study including memory, sleep, intelligence, emotion, perception, stress, aging, brain imaging, neurology, neurotransmitters, genetics, and brain disease – just to name a few!

Once Linda found out about the competition, she got right to work and began reviewing the massive amount of material that Dalhousie had provided. As our students often do, she took notes, made an outline, and forwarded her questions to Mrs. Shari Hadley for extra help – all in addition to her other studies and commitments. As a Grade 11 biology student, she had not yet had the opportunity to study the nervous system, so there was no shortage of effort that went into learning the material.

As the first-ever KES student to participate in this competition, Linda came out strong with a respectable third place finish, proudly putting KES students on the map within the Department of Psychology and Neuroscience at Dalhousie University. 

After the competition, students were given a tour of the labs and witnessed first-hand the cutting edge research being conducted by grad students. It was a wonderful experience for Linda and a valuable experience for all! We look forward to bringing more interested students to next year's competition. 

Congratulations to everyone who participated in this year's event! 

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KES Presents Clue: On Stage (High School Edition)

Posted by KES Blogging Team on Apr 18, 2022 10:08:15 AM

It’s a dark and stormy night, and you’ve been invited to a very unusual dinner party. Each of the guests has an alias, the butler offers a variety of weapons, and the host is, well… dead. So whodunnit? Join the iconic oddballs known as Scarlet, Plum, White, Green, Peacock, and Mustard as they race to find the murderer in Boddy Manor before the body count stacks up. Based on the cult classic film and the popular board game, Clue is a madcap comedy that will keep you guessing until the final twist.
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Topics: Campus Life, Arts At KES, ARTS

Meet our Grade 12 IB Visual Arts Students

Posted by KES Blogging Team on Apr 4, 2022 12:13:17 PM

Our Grade 12 students in the IB visual arts and the academic art courses have come together this term to complete the International Baccalaureate visual arts program. The students are preparing for their final exhibition and exam which will take place in April.
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Topics: Campus Life, Arts At KES, IB Programme, ARTS

KES Presents: Disney’s The Lion King JR.

Posted by KES Blogging Team on Mar 25, 2022 12:57:32 PM

Junior School students have been hard at work rehearsing for   The Lion King JR.  Performances will be on   April 8 at 7:00pm and on April 9 at 2:00pm and 7:00pm. Tickets are $10 for general admission and children 12 and under are free. Tickets will be available at the door before each performance. The 60-minute musical is based on the Broadway production directed by Julie Taymor and the 1994 Disney film.
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Topics: Arts At KES, ARTS

Emma Toope '24 Stars as Lead in Neptune Theatre's YPCo Spring Production of Little Women

Posted by KES Blogging Team on Mar 24, 2022 9:52:34 AM

We would like to send a big congratulations to Emma Toope '24 for her recent selection as the lead in Neptune Theatre's Youth Performance Company's (YPCo) spring production of Little Women. Emma will be playing in the role of Jo March in two weeks of performances starting at the end of April.

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Emerging Leaders – Yasu Hojo '25

Posted by KES Blogging Team on Jan 19, 2022 1:01:09 PM

The first Grade 9 Emerging Leader that we will focus on in 2022 is first year student Yasu Hojo. Although Yasu lives just a short walk from King’s-Edgehill School now, his road to becoming a student here was a unique one. Born and raised in one the world’s largest cities, Tokyo, Japan, Yasu and his family (including Grade 6 student Ken) moved to Charlottetown, PEI when Yasu was ten years old so that he and his brother could improve their English. Yasu noted that it was a “really big” change relocating, but despite the drastic change of scenery around him, one thing that was consistent was his love of baseball.

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Minute-to-Win-It Christmas Games

Posted by KES Blogging Team on Dec 22, 2021 11:55:25 AM

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