Bringing to life King’s commitment to an inquiry-based approach to education, six upper school students spoke about their experience applying inquiry and research to different areas and disciplines, including sciences, humanities, visual and performing arts, and athletics at the annual State of the School presentation.
The annual State of the School was a roaring success, complete with business updates on the school, research insights by the students, and a jazz performance for the community. The evening offered families a chance to connect with one another while learning about King School’s financial operations, its approach to teaching and learning, and the vision for the campus.
A new place of play and learning, the Prekindergarten "Backyard" features blocks, tree stumps, ladders, buckets, and movable slides and bridges. The space offers King School's youngest learners a dedicated place to express their interests and imaginations.
This fall, King School launched Middle School University for new and returning students entering Grade 6. The engaging program took place during the first two weeks of school and provided an introduction to essential skills and concepts for successful learning in middle school.
Watch as students in Grade 11 engage in healthy competition and team bonding through a challenging obstacle course that included puzzles, hurdles, and climbing walls.
Returning after a two-year hiatus, the Grade 8 start-of-school bonding trip immersed students in the history and culture of Philadelphia, PA.
During an exercise in literacy class, fifth grade students realized their superpowers, and learned a little about kryptonite, as they were immersed in “The Power of Yet.” Over the course of three days classes analyzed the actions, traits, and qualities that yield personal strengths and weaknesses.
With “Love and Gratitude,” the King School community rang in a new year at the annual Ringing of the Bells ceremony. School leaders addressed the audience echoing messages of growth and community. Following the ceremony, a group of Grade 12 students presented to Prekindergarten students.
Torrential rain did not dampen the enthusiasm and bustle of the first week of school on the King School campus. Divisional assemblies highlighted the importance of the King School community which echoed through classes as students kindled friendships both new and old.
Summer isn’t quiet for the King community. Fun Camp, Summer Institute, and athletic camps engaged students' bodies and minds. Global Education brought Vikings across Europe. Admissions welcomed young learners and Maintenance kept campus in top shape.