Canadian Olympian, Evan Dunfee, displayed the true meaning of sport when he responded to the unfortunate incident of being bumped from the bronze medal standing at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio. Dunfee shares that "contact is part of our event, whether written or unwritten and is quite common. I don’t believe that this was malicious or done with intent. Even if an appeal to CAS were successful I would not have been able to receive that medal with a clear conscience and it isn’t something I would have been proud of. I will sleep soundly tonight, and for the rest of my life, knowing I made the right decision. I will never allow myself to be defined by the accolades I receive, rather the integrity I carry through life." This quotes describes the underpinning to the KCS Sports Academy.
Sports Academy is a special program that challenges students to develop not only their athletic skills, but also their personal identity, self-esteem and character. Targeted, intentional coaching help students experience growth through commitment, achievement, challenges, perseverance and team work - founded on teaching students to...
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We are super excited to be able to offer Sports Academy again next year at KCS. The program has been growing every year, and are looking forward to next year being our largest group yet. Our athletics program at KCS is all about building better people, and developing character through sport. Sports Academy is a character driven basketball program that is designed for students at any level to develop as a person and an athlete.
Grades 6 & 7 and Grade 8 & 9 programs will continue to operate in alternating seasons; however, KCS is growing and we are facing a few challenges with our space and scheduling. Please note that our Sports Academy Program for the 2018-2019 school year will be as follows:
Weekly Schedule: Tuesday, Thursday & Friday from 7am – 9am
Grade 8/9 Program: September to January
Grade 6/7 Program: February to June
Registration for our Sports Academy is now open! Please download, complete and sign the Sports Academy Registration Form (CLICK HERE). Please drop off your Sports Academy Registration Form with full payment (cash or cheque) to the Benvoulin Office.
Available spots are limited, and are filled on a first-come, first-serve basis. Registration forms and full payment are due by 4pm August 31, 2018. Please get your registrations in ASAP to avoid disappointment.
KCS Students: $500 in cash or cheque ($100 will be considered a non-refundable deposit)
Non-KCS Students: $1000 in cash or cheque ($200 will be considered a non-refundable deposit).
*Non-KCS students will be considered on an individual basis
REGISTRATION DEADLINE: Friday, August 31, 2018