Category Archives: Global Education

Kent Place Donates Old School Desks to Foundation for Peace

Kent Place School made a donation of over 100 desks that we no longer use, to the non-profit, Foundation for Peace. These desks will be sent to the Dominican Republic, where they will find a new life and home in … Continue reading

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Middle School Community Service – Making a Global Difference!

Global Blog Post  June, 2014 Middle School Community Service Project – Making a Global Difference! A KPS Middle School Community Service project will make a significant difference in the life of a fellow Middle School student in Nairobi, Kenya.  Working … Continue reading

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Summer Global Learning Program

School may be winding down in the classrooms but Kent Place’s Global Learning Program is swinging into high gear! On Monday June 9th,  twelve girls and three chaperones will depart on a global service learning trip to Peru. The girls … Continue reading

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2014 Global Trips About to Hit The Road!

Kent Place is pleased to be offering four exciting trips this year. France, March 6-13 Peru, June 9-19 Iceland, June 12-18 Austria, June 23-30 We encourage you to follow along with the adventures of our student travelers by subscribing to … Continue reading

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Follow KPS’ Spring Break Travels!

If you wish to follow the travels of our student/faculty groups this break, subscribe to the blogs below (or click on the tabs above): China – Language & Cultural Immersion Tour of Beijing, Xi’an and Shanghai! Partner Organization: WildChina; http://www.wildchina.com/ … Continue reading

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Maasai Warriors Visit KPS’ “Warriors in Training”

Jambo!  This morning, “The Last Maasai Warriors” from Kenya, Wilson Meikuaya and Jackson Ntirkana, visited the KPS Middle and Upper Schools.  On behalf of Free the Children (http://www.freethechildren.com), an international charity organization and global education partner, Wilson and Jackson spoke … Continue reading

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10×10’s ‘Girl Rising’ Film Teaser

In honor of the International Day of the Girl, I am sharing a 90-second film teaser from “10×10,” a non-profit group and social media campaign that emphasizes their belief that “educating girls in developing nations will change the world.”  In … Continue reading

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International Day of the Girl – 10/11/12

On Thursday, October 11th, KPS will take part in celebrating the 1st United Nations’ International Day of the Girl, to “help galvanize worldwide enthusiasm for goals to better girls’ lives, providing an opportunity for them to show leadership and reach … Continue reading

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Congratulations Annie!

KPS Senior Annie McMullan ’13 spent part of her 2012 summer vacation volunteering with Operation Smile in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.  On Tuesday, Sept. 25th, Annie spoke to the entire Upper School community, sharing organization and trip information, … Continue reading

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2013 KPS Global Trips Announcement

We are pleased to provide the Kent Place School community with a preliminary list of service and departmental trips that we are considering offering during Spring Break 2013.  We will utilize the summer months to collect feedback and plan further before finalizing the … Continue reading

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