Dance Company’s ‘spirited’ performance captivates and enthralls
Zoe An, Staff Writer
November 13, 2023
The Dance Company performs guest choreographer Ms. Lina Yeh’s traditional Chinese dance piece.
Students took part in the Dance Company’s performance of “Feel the Spirit” this weekend, tying in various cultures and dance styles.
One of the most memorable pieces I watched was “Sweet Sweet Spirituals,” which incorporated unique moves and live singing performed by Encore.
Precalculus teacher bestowed award by The University of Chicago
Bennett Bowman, Lifestyles Editor
November 1, 2023
Ms. Letty Reza, who returned to teach at Kinkaid this year, was awarded by the University of Chicago for excellence in teaching.
“Creating an environment as natural as breathing is my goal,” Ms. Letty Reza, Upper School math teacher, said when describing her role as a teacher.
Ms. Reza received a certificate of recognition from The University of Chicago for excellence in teaching and mentorship.
Student writers shine across publications and competitions
Caroline Swanson, Staff Writer
October 27, 2023
The national non-profit organization known as iWRITE has hosted a competition for young authors to get their work published for the past 14 years. Many students at Kinkaid have participated in this competition.
Debate season starts with success
Alex Cai, Staff Writer
September 27, 2023
The Kinkaid debate team continued its success at the Grapevine Classic, which awards bids to the prestigious Tournament of Champions.
Located just outside Dallas, the Grapevine Classic, which is in its 35th annual competition, was the first major tournament of the season for Kinkaid debaters.
Affinity Expo provides students with forums for discussion
Kavin Mukerji, Staff Writer
September 27, 2023
Lunch was about to begin and candy was laid out on every table in the Kinkaid quadrangle on a sunny Thursday afternoon, with community members coming together over shared experiences and stickers reading, “I belong.”
Bocce ball tournament brings joy to students with disabilities
Emerson Heath, Enterprise Editor
September 28, 2023
Kinkaid students spent their sunny Saturday morning volunteering at the Special Needs Texas Olympics East Region Bocce Ball tournament on Sep. 23.
Bocce ball is one of the many sports included in the Special Needs Olympics. Bocce provides people with special needs the opportunity to have social contact, enjoy physical development, and gain self-confidence.
Alum returns from Broadway to share dancing skills
Morgan Suman, Photo Editor
September 15, 2023
After performing in Kinkaid musicals and dance company as a student to later touring the world professionally on an international tour of “West Side Story,” Mr. Ashton Lambert, ‘18, brought his indispensable knowledge of the arts back to Kinkaid.
Club fair provides students with opportunities to find where they belong
Evan Paris, Staff Writer • September 15, 2023
When the clock struck 1 o’clock and the lunch bell rang, over 600 Upper School students had the opportunity to flood the quad with hopes of discovering new clubs for the 2023-24 school year.
Club Fair was bustling.
Fundamentals of Business and Finance teaches students life skills
September 12, 2023
“Welcome to BizFin!” Dr. Ed Harris said, greeting students in his classroom with a smile on the first day of school. “It’s going to be an exciting year.”
The Fundamentals of Business and Finance class, or BizFin, is a part of the new Gordy Family Center for Leadership, Entrepreneurship and Finance (CLEF).