In the Upper School Advanced Art 2 class, students learn about the role of the artist as advocate, educator, even instigator, and will be producing work that expresses their emotions about current issues. The class recently experienced a virtual tour of the Katonah Museum of Art's exhibition, Bisa Butler: Portraits. Ran LaPolla, Chair of Art and Design Department, explained, "Not only is Bisa Butler's work beautiful and skilled, but her message is compelling and timely; a stunning celebration of Black pride, African roots and this nation's complex racial relationships."
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Grade 8 King students are "contributing citizens of the world" in the eyes of Ken Lewis, History Faculty and Grade 8 Team Leader. Mr. Lewis is impressed by how his students are "willing to share thoughtful perspectives on current issues and provide powerful evidence for that opinion, while also listening to and respecting the perspectives of classmates."
The King School Model UN team truly distinguished itself at the New Canaan MUN conference, winning awards in each committee! Congratulations to award winners: Billy Bernfeld ’22, Emmi Freeman ’22, Nii Adom Laryea-Adjei ’23, and Kenny Backes ’23.
After two months of preseason training, daily drills, and hard work, the Vikings are officially ready to get back on the football field and compete. Led by Senior Team Captains, Ethan Anderson, Mark Garavel, Gavriel Genger, and Alexander Millerchip, King will play three FAA friendly games of modified “7 vs 7” helmet only touch rules against Hamden Hall Country Day School, St. Luke’s School, and Greenwich Country Day School in October and November.
The Vikings are back! FAA friendly competition play days have been set against Greens Farms Academy, Hamden Hall (Football), St. Luke's School, and Greenwich Country Day School for the final three Saturdays of the Fall season for Varsity and JV Field Hockey, Varsity Girls Soccer, Varsity and JV Boys Soccer, Varsity and JV Girls Volleyball, Cross Country, and Football (modified "7 vs 7" helmet only touch rules)...