Spring 2015

Beyond King's aims to keep the greater King's Academy community -- including alumni, families, donors and friends -- abreast of significant developments and noteworthy achievements at the school. It also serves as a forum for alumni to stay connected with King's and with each other by sharing news about developments in their lives. Beyond King's strives to foster and support a strong school community, especially among those who are not or are no longer involved in day-to-day campus life.

Return of the Graduate

It was a warm November evening in Saudi Arabia. Dr. Eric Widmer, the founding headmaster of King’s Academy, had come all the way to my hometown of Udhailiyah in the middle of the desert to interview me. We sat in the computer lab in the elementary school wing of my ARAMCO school and he pulled up some photos of King’s.

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Why we give back

Back in 2009, when I was a sophomore at King’s Academy, a guest sat through my English literature class and asked us a question at the end of class that left me puzzled: “What is the most important thing to remember about your experience on this campus after you graduate?”

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