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June 2017

ALUMNI KICK OFF THE SESQUICENTENNIAL AT REUNION 2017

June 15th, 2017|Alumni, Events|

Cornwall-on-Hudson, NY The Storm King campus was quiet last week as the remaining students and faculty left campus for the summer. Behind the scenes, our Development, Dining, and Maintenance staff was hard at work preparing for Reunion 2017, which took place on Friday, June 9 through Sunday, June 11. As [...]

THE EARLY YEARS: Cornwall Heights to the Stone School

June 5th, 2017|History|

From June 2017 through June 2018, we will celebrate the 150th anniversary of the charter that established The Storm King School. The Storm King School’s Sesquicentennial year is a time to commemorate the institution, honor our heritage, applaud the difference–makers who have marked our first 15 decades, and reflect on [...]

CLASS OF 2017 GRADUATES FROM THE MOUNTAIN TO THE GLOBE

June 5th, 2017|Announcements, Events|

Cornwall-on-Hudson, NY Forty-three seniors from the United States and 13 other nations were awarded their diplomas at The Storm King School’s 149th commencement on Saturday, June 3. The ceremony took place on the lawn in front of Orr Commons under partly sunny skies, and was attended by families, faculty and [...]

BIOGRAPHY: Our Founding Father Dr. Louis P. Ledoux

June 5th, 2017|History|

Dr. Louis Palamon Ledoux was born in Opelousas, LA, in 1822, the son of a French emigre. Instead of following the path of his older brothers and settling into plantation life, the more studious Louis left home in 1840 and went north to Groton, MA, to prepare for college at [...]

STUDENTS AWARDED FOR ACADEMIC EXCELLENCE

June 2nd, 2017|Academics, Announcements|

Cornwall-on-Hudson, NY As The Storm King School prepares for its 149th commencement, department chairs and faculty handed out this year’s academic awards last night at a ceremony held in the Walter Reade Jr. Theatre.  Dean of Academics Harold Heno told the audience that the awards are designed to “lift up and [...]

May 2017

ENGINEERING DESIGN Q-TERM: Math, Measurement and Imagination

May 26th, 2017|Academics, On Campus|

Cornwall-on-Hudson, NY Today was the final day of Q-Terms here at The Storm King School and students in Dr. Paul Feffer’s Engineering Design course have a lot to show for it. After two weeks of intensive learning on and off campus, the students completed several team challenges. “Who can design [...]