Tag Archives: Global

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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KP Students Reflect on Spring Break Adventures

Costa Rica “Before I went on the Global Service Learning Initiative trip with Kent Place School, I associated Costa Rica with the rainforest, poison dart frogs, and zip-lining.  I had never travelled to Central America or even been out of … Continue reading

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Global Service Learners Return Safely!

35 Upper School Students and 8 KPS Chaperones returned home safely this weekend following adventorous service trips to Costa Rica, Guatemala and New Orleans, Louisiana.  All three groups completed admirable work building (or-rebuilding) homes and a community center… all while … Continue reading

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KPS’ “Glocal” Partnership: St. Benedict’s Prep

Earlier this week, the Kent Place School Diversity Council hosted students from St. Benedict’s Preparatory School, an all-boys Catholic school located in Newark, for the 4th Annual “School Swap.” The swap is a unique opportunity that offers Kent Place students the chance … Continue reading

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KPS Sophomore Stacy Neul tours South America!

On February 1st – with hiking boots on and her backpack filled to capacity, Sophomore Stacy Neul departed for Quito, Ecuador with The Traveling School (TTS).  An organization based in Montana, TTS offers specialized high school courses, overseas travel, outdoor adventure, and … Continue reading

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Update: Grade 2’s “Stanleys” reach Hong Kong!

Update from post on Feb. 1:  Eleven second graders received responses from their Flat Stanley friends in Hong Kong!  Several weeks ago, KPS students sent their Flat Stanleys – and letters about themselves – to students at the Tung Tak School in … Continue reading

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KPS to Re-Build Homes in New Orleans!

WHO?  14 Upper School Students, led by trip chaperones: Dr. Rezach, Ms. Hennessy and Mr. Palmieri. WHAT? REBUILD a great American city and work alongside New Orleanians who are reclaiming their communities. SHAPE the future of the city’s historic neighborhoods … Continue reading

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Back to Costa Rica!

In 2011, the KPS World Language Department partnered with World Leadership School (http://www.worldleadershipschool.com/) of Denver, CO, to organize an exciting Spanish-language and cultural immersion experience in Chilamate, Costa Rica, while incorporating elements of service learning, leadership development, and of course, adventure.  The … Continue reading

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2nd Grade’s “Flat Stanleys” have reached Langeoog, Germany!

Earlier this month, KPS Teachers Ms. Gina Ferraioli and Mrs. Karen Libera launched a “Flat Stanley” program with their 2nd Grade classes.  To complement their social studies curriculum – and their study of the continents, the objective of the project is … Continue reading

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KPS and Integracion Juvenile, Dominican Republic

This week, Primary Spanish Teacher Dora Gragg and Director of Studies Sergio Alati will depart for the Dominican Republic to further develop our established school partnership with Integracion Juvenile in Puerto Plata.  For two years, KPS Fourth graders have communicated through … Continue reading

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