As 2018-2019 winds down, the words that come to my mind are “end of an era.” For nine years, King’s Academy has been shaped by the vision of one man: Headmaster John Austin. Austin’s departure at the end of this academic year to take on the position of head of school at Deerfield Academy comes at a time when the school is stronger than it’s ever been, a testament to Austin’s tenacity and determination to make King’s a world-class institution.
The next time you visit campus, take a long look at the staff and Middle School parking lot canopies, the roof of the gym, and the area near the nursery. What’s different?
Last fall, students took to the stage to perform the first-ever musical in the history of King’s Academy.
Since his arrival at King’s in 2014, Ghassan Gammoh ‘10 has taught various courses on the Middle East within the Department of History and Social Studies.
After nine years at the helm, Headmaster John Austin leaves a robust and thriving King’s Academy.
In the Middle School, a fun new educational tool is literally changing the game on how to make the classroom a more engaging place.
On February 11, 2019, hundreds of teachers at Denver’s South High School exited the school single file.