In the Spotlight

KFI News and KIS Alumni Gatherings

Glimpse into the global KIS alumni community

Boston Curry Club

A group of alumni were hosted by Dave & Laurie Otten '69 on Saturday, August 5, 2017 in Boston. The informal gathering enjoyed a potluck lunch with the KFI Board members and like the cultures represented, the cuisine was a blend of American and Indian food -...

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DeJong Music Award: Jonathan

May 2017 In the 7 years that I have spent at KIS I have learnt a lot in terms of music and have grown immensely as a musician. From having had the opportunity to learn from such talented teachers and students alike to being a part of so many ensembles to having the...

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DeJong Music Award: JiHae

May 2017 My name is JiHae Kim and I am from South Korea. I joined KIS in Grade 8, which was back in 2012. I initially came here to improve my English skills. Also because I had heard about the fantastic music programme which KIS offers its students. I have always been...

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DeJong Music Award: Jaideep

May 2017 My name is Jaideep Benjamin Joshua Narayanan. My life in KIS started in 2008 as I moved into the 4th grade. KIS offered me something not many schools in India offer along with the school curriculum, and that was music. A chance to learn any instrument and...

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Marilyn Scudder Scholar: Dev

May 2017 This semester, has been a very hectic one academically, as we approach the final year of our Baccalaureate Program. From pulling all-nighters to finishing assignments to running here and there arranging the prom event, this semester has been full with...

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Russell De Valois Scholar: Siddharth

May 2017 To my benevolent benefactors, This semester has been a journey. From the start of the new year, International Baccalaureate (IB) subjects have been getting harder and more challenging. I am doing my best to keep up with all the work around me. Along with my...

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1964 Class Reunion

Kodai  Class of 1964 Reunion – Portland, Oregon – May 15-18, 2017 Sixteen members of the Kodai Class of 1964 gathered at Hotel Modera in Portland May 15 to 18, 2017, to reconnect, reminisce and experience Portland together. The reunion was capably organized by...

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Senator Chris Van Hollen ’77

On Saturday, April 22, 2017 - Earth Day, Clarence Maloney '52 and daughter Iti '11 talked with Senator Van Hollen, KIS alum Class of 1977. Chris had invited some of his constituents to a breakfast meeting near the Senate office building, as a prelude to the Science...

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Dan Bulkley ’36 turns 100

Dan Bulkley, member of the KIS Class of 1936, turned 100 on May 4, 2017. Part of his celebration centered on Dan's memoir My Century In Motion published by Julie Kirsten Kanta at Story/Book Co. Dan's book is available: Softcover:...

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Plight of Costa Rica’s Bellbird

KIS alumni artist Paul Smith '54 and English teacher Katie Quirk became neighbors in Costa Rica. Through Katie's writers' class, Paul wrote an article about his project to raise awareness about the plight of the bellbird. Click here to read his article. Paul reports...

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Minnesota KIS Alumni Lunch

The Minnesota KIS alumni chapter gathered on Saturday, April 8th and enjoyed great spring weather, dynamite flavors and cuisine. Twenty-three from across a half century of classes joined for a Kodai lunch at Lutheran Church of the Redeemer. Those present included Bob...

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1959 Class Reunion in Tucson

Our Kodai Class of 1959 just completed its Reunion in Tucson, Arizona from 11 to 14 November 2016 with 32 attending. Grace Bunker did a great job of organizing everything with excellent help from Virginia Peery Herlong and Julian Donahue '58 and his wife Kathy. The...

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