Posts by lbassaragh

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Starting Young to Develop a Social Conscience

For the past couple of weeks, the elementary art class at King’s has had great fun creating hand-made cards for Dare Arts, and they were anxious to show them off before they were given to the volunteers from Dare Arts. […]

What Leadership Means to Me by Katelyn B., Grade 12

Leadership was never something that I thought much about until I came to King’s. When I arrived in grade 8, I started to hear the word ‘leader’ and gradually developed my own definition of leadership:a combination of volunteering, stepping up […]

Remembrance Day and the Profound Need for Peace

On this Remembrance Day morning, one is deeply and profoundly reminded of the desperate need for peace, understanding, and compassion in our world. We commemorated Remembrance Day at school on Friday, and it was made even more poignant and immediate […]


The Mid-term Reports were released this week. Our congratulations go to all the students who have done so well, with special mention of the Top Five. First overall in the school as of the Mid-term Reports is Matthew Grade 10, […]


The students of King’s had an experience that took them WAY outside their comfort zone – with fantastic results!   King’s kids from grades 7 to 12 went to the Haliburton Forest Reserve, just south of Algonquin Park, for a […]

Building the KCS Family – Haliburton!

One of the most exciting weeks in the whole school year is upon us: Haliburton!  Starting Monday, the grades 7 to 12’s are off to spend a week in the wilderness at the Haliburton Forest Reserve, learning about ourselves and […]

Getting to Know Ourselves – Part Two

So this week, as part of getting to know ourselves and getting to know who we are, we discussed who we are as a community.  What is our purpose? What do we believe in? When all of us – students, […]

Getting to Know Each Other

‘Getting to Know Each Other’ is the theme of the month for September, and we have been very busy for the past two weeks doing exactly that!  Getting to know each other at King’s goes way beyond just knowing each […]

Plant Seeds: The Origins of our Sister School in Africa

The fact that Mr.Eta is leaving on Monday for a visit to our sister school in Africa prompted the realization that perhaps many of our current school community are not aware of the origin story of our African sister school: […]

Learning Activities – Empowered Studying

Empowered studying is not just about sitting down and doing the work; it is about preparing yourself to obtain, understand, and retain information so that you can reference it later. Children learning how to learn, often opt for fast memorization […]