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October 2017

The History of Homecoming

October 19th, 2017|Athletics, Events, On Campus|

  In the United States, the idea of a "coming home" celebration, better known as Homecoming, shares common roots with the early days of football. Although the exact origins of Homecoming are debated to this day, it is said that the first “coming home” celebrations began in the 1870s during [...]

Parents Weekend Highlights

October 16th, 2017|Arts, Athletics, Events|

  Fall Parents Weekend at The Storm King School took place on Friday, October 13 through Monday, October 16. Nearly 40 families visited the campus to meet their children’s teachers and to get an inside look at the unique Storm King experience. The Parents Weekend began with student activities and [...]

Students Take Action for Earthquake Relief

October 13th, 2017|Community Service, SKS Awards, Student Leadership|

  In the true spirit of The Storm King School’s core values—TRUTH, RESPECT, RESPONSIBILITY—two of our students stepped up to raise more than $5,000 for earthquake relief in Mexico following the 7.1 magnitude quake that struck the country on September 17, 2017. “We couldn’t just watch what was happening and [...]

Advanced Econ
Takes on the
School’s Master Plan

October 11th, 2017|Academics|

  Juniors and seniors in Mr. Hauser’s Advanced Economics class got a first-hand look at financial planning and strategy and how to apply their knowledge to a project close to home: the future development of The Storm King School! Over the past month, the students have been working with one [...]

8th Grade Marsh Meander

October 10th, 2017|Academics, Outdoor Education|

On Friday, October 6, the SKS eighth grade and four of their teachers traveled to Constitution Marsh after having studied the water cycle, the history of the Hudson Valley, and about the Hudson River Estuary.     Students visited the museum and learned what kinds of plants and animals [...]

Rolling to Victory

October 9th, 2017|Athletics|

  By Athletic Director Joseph Graziosi Saturday, October 7, was a light day for our student-athletes with only two Storm King teams in action. Girls varsity volleyball traveled to Marvelwood and rolled over their opponents 3-0. Marvelwood was never in the match as our girls worked together to dismantle the Pterodactyls [...]