Meet Dr. Karen E. Eshoo, Head of School

"My enthusiasm stems from the fact that I have found a School that shares my deepest values and passions, particularly for developing authentic academic excellence; fostering and supporting teaching that inspires curiosity and empowers students to make their place in the world; and preserving a school culture that respects childhood and adolescence, and that prioritizes character, kindness, and inclusion."

- Dr. Karen E. Eshoo

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    Class of 2019 College Acceptances

    King students have many different opportunities to pursue their passions as they grow as learners and people. The Class of 2019 has achieved success in the classroom, on the athletic fields, on the stage, and now they are preparing to pursue lives of ongoing inquiry in college. Congratulations to the 39 seniors who have been accepted and have already committed to attend their first choice college or university.

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    King's culture of respect thrives in a kind and inclusive community

    How does King School define a kind and inclusive community? Every day our staffulty, students, and parents make a choice to intentionally show consideration and compassion for others. King is committed to our Virtues of integrity, kindness, perseverance, and respect. One important way we show our commitment to cultivating a kind, inclusive community is by supporting staffulty at the NAIS People of Color Conference (PoCC) and students at the Student Diversity Leadership Conference (SDLC).

     

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    A King Talk with Head of School Dr. Karen Eshoo

    On Wednesday, September 12, the Upper School Community gathered in the PAC for a King Talk with Dr. Karen Eshoo. King Talks were introduced in 2014 and are modeled after Ted Talks, a nonprofit devoted to spreading ideas through short videos from some of the most engaging speakers in the world. During her Talk, Dr. Eshoo fielded questions from students and provided insight on her life, passion, and preferred pizza toppings.

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    Head of School Karen Eshoo opens 2018-2019 School Year with Ringing of the Bells

    Dr. Karen E. Eshoo was escorted into the US gymnasium by our PreK and Kindergarten students on Thursday, September 6, and officially kicked off the 218-2019 school year with the traditional Ringing of the Bells. In addition to Dr. Eshoo's first year at King, she was joined by 141 new students and 17 new Staffulty members this year.

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