Upper School News

US students collaborate, debate, and succeed at the Brown Model United Nations Conference

The King Model United Nations (MUN) team had remarkable success at the MUN conference at Brown, Nov. 8-11. Nineteen delegates from our Upper School participated in a variety of committees and became involved in engaging topics. Diana Degnan '20 received the best delegate and first place award Alec Sherman '20 received the honorable mention and third place.

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Diana Degnan '20 named a finalist for the Positive Coaching Alliance Triple-Impact Competitor scholarship

Diana is a three-sport athlete who excels in athletics, academics, and community outreach. As a PCA Triple-Impact Competitor finalist, Degnan has embodied the model of making herself, her team, and her sport better by being a leader on and off the field.

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The spirit of Isaac Newton inspires US students at Yale Physics Olympics

The Yale Physics Olympics, which was established in 1998, is an all-day physics competition for Connecticut and surrounding area high school students and teachers. This year consisted of a new set of exciting challenges that demanded, at the very least, solid understanding of physics, mathematical acuity, and savviness with tools and instruments.

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New Hot Coffee, Hot Topics Speaker Series Starts by Exploring Cultural Competence

Dr. Jean-Baptiste introduced a new series of parent education events: Hot Coffee, Hot Topics.  These are parent/caregiver workshops and discussions to grow our collective social, intellectual, emotional capacity for navigating current cultural and social transformations that impact how children learn.  In these events, parents and caregivers will engage with each other, learn, and talk about tools, strategies, and challenges for developing cultural competence and how to provide a full circle of support for students from school to home.

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