Investigating COVID cases
Neil Fraser (OKG11) is a Hospital Epidemiologist with the Infection Prevention Service of the Hunter New England Local Health District (HNELHD). In this...
Inside a local medical practice
Since the beginning of 2019, Isaac Selvarajah (OKG18) has worked at the Lindfield Medical Practice as a receptionist. Being the “first port of call...
Reflections on Tokyo 2020 - Tristan Hollard (OKG14)
Tristan secured a ticket to Tokyo when he won the 200m backstroke at the 2021 Australian Swimming Trials, achieving a goal he had worked towards for five...
Paramedic in the pandemic
Lachlan Bell (OKG05)

Being a paramedic during the pandemic has meant constantly adapting to challenges. I’ve worked in front line health...
A Sydney Legend
Paul Nolan (OKG75) is one of only 24 people who have participated in every City2Surf (C2S) fun run since its inception 50 years ago.

Competing...
Class of 1961 Virtual Reunion
Unable to hold their Diamond (60 year) Reunion on Friday 24 September as planned, the Class of 1961 went ahead with a BYO Lunch over Zoom.
Chai Sophonpanich...
Staying KnoxFit ahead of 2021 HSC
The Class of 2021 were welcomed back to School in an online meeting after they completed their HSC Trials in the most unique circumstances. Against a backdrop...
How KGS conducted the 2021 HSC Trials
Q&A with Mr Greg Nunan, Head of Senior Academy

What was the structure of the exams?
The boys sat 3-hour exams online in the same format...
Humans of Agriculture
Last month, Oli Le Lievre (OKG10) marked the two-year anniversary of his first Instagram post on Humans of Agriculture (HoA). A social space complementing...
Alex Lloyd (OKG09) - career interview
Alex was interviewed on a podcast recently about his career in publishing, martial arts, the For School and Country documentary, the biography of Barney...
Vale Edric Chaffer (OKG50)
It is our sad duty to report that Edric Chaffer (OKG50) died on Monday morning in hospital after a brief illness. Many Old Boys will know of Edric, who...
R KNOBs OK?
This week Australians have been encouraged to ask colleagues and mates “Are they really OK?”. It is the annual reminder of a question many...
Prize-winning portfolio
As the winner of the Portfolio Prize in the 2021 Australian Geographic Nature Photographer of the Year Awards...
David Taylor (OKG15) - Go
A new single released by David Taylor (OKG15), titled "Go", has made it to #2 on the iTunes Singer/Songwriter charts this week.

The song,...
DJ Russ Whitmarsh (OKG74)
After forty years playing with aeroplanes as an engineer, sales manager and account manager, Russ Whitmarsh (OKG74) is now doing something he has always...
KGS in Concert - An online festvial
If you are looking for some lockdown entertainment, we recommend viewing 'Knox in Concert - A Festival of Five Concerts' which the Knox Academy...
KUFC All-time Leading Goal Scorers
The history sub-committee of the Knox United Football Club (KUFC) have been hard at work while Sydney’s lockdown has kept them off field... Earlier...
Angus McEntyre (OKG09)
Congratulations Angus McEntyre (OKG09) for coaching Mackenzie Little to 8th place in the Women’s Javelin Finals at the recently completed Tokyo Olympics....
24x7, 365 days a year
After a late entry into the Australian Olympic team for the Men’s doubles, Max Purcell had even less notice – a matter of hours – before...
Have A Go
Grainger Films (Chris Grainger OKG98 & Jefferson Grainger OKG96) have been working on a series of profile videos for the Tokyo Olympics, with the Australian...
RMIT's New Vice-Chancellor
Professor Alec Cameron (OKG80) has been announced as RMIT's incoming Vice-Chancellor and President. RMIT's Chancellor, Dr Ziggy Switkowski AO confirmed...
Wallabies' call up
Nick Frost (OKG17) has been called up to the 42-man @wallabies Squad for the upcoming Bledisloe Cup and The Rugby Championship.

Nick has been in...
New chair of NSW Young Farmers
Volunteer organisation, NSW Young Farmers has elected Mitch Highett (OKG06) as its new chair. Based in Orange, Mitch, who owns the farm management company,...
Lachlan Swinton (OKG15)
After making his debut in November 2020, Lachlan Swinton (OKG15) will take the field again for the Wallabies' deciding test against France, this Saturday...
Knox Gala Day Raffle
The School has confirmed that, unfortunately, Knox Gala Day is unable to go ahead as planned for 31 July due to Covid-19 lockdown restrictions. The Gala...
TOKYO 2020 (now 2021)
In 2016, Tristan Hollard (OKG14) was living at a UNSW college watching the Rio Games on the big screens put up for the event. Having quit swimming after...
The Thistle - Issue 01 June 2021
The latest edition of The Thistle is out now. The magazine features the latest news from both the School and OKGA, including stories about The Strings...
Living the dream
The first video Mike Pritchett (OKG98) remembers making was for an entry into the Inaugural Knox Film Festival in 1998. Titled Dreamers live and livers...
1938 Leaver celebrating 100 years
Colin Mingay (OKG38) recently celebrated his 100th Birthday with a small gathering of family and friends at his residence in Armidale. He is in good health...
Studies in seismology
Jack Muir (OKG09), the recipient of a 2015 John Monash Scholarship, recently spoke on The General...
Sam Rechner lands role in Speilberg film
Sam Rechner (OKG19) has landed a significant role in Steven Spielberg’s upcoming film. Sam will play a school mate of the young, aspiring filmmaker...
An extraordinary adventure
At the turn of the century, John Baker (OKG68) was living the adventure of a lifetime. The story, now published in Stalin’s Wine Cellar by John and...
Academic honours
After four years at Princeton University, Seyoon Ragavan (OKG16) has graduated with the highest honours in mathematics. He has been elected to Phi Beta Kappa...
From Poolside to Boardroom Insider
2004 leaver, Mitch Falvey returned to the School on 10 May to present at the KGS Prefect Evening. In a session on the theme of leadership, attended by...
Old Boys and the Olympics
Congratulations to Angus Menzies (OKG20) who will be competing for a place in the Australian Olympic Team at the 2021 Australian Swimming Trials in South...
Community Care in the Hunter region
Dr Johnson Huang (OKG97) is one of five Hunter-based surgeons who have achieved their shared vision of providing all-inclusive care to patients with hearing...
Expertise in Aviation
Cameron Cooke (OKG08) has been selected as Airbus’ newest, and youngest ever Expert. Comprising only 1.2% of employees and with an average age of...
Showcasing Breeder Genetics
Flying home from the US after visiting cattle ranches, Jack Laurie (OKG16) was considering how to open up the Australian beef genetic market, as a business...
Brothers IV Brothers Rugby
On 8 May the Knox Rugby Club welcomed Drummoyne to Lofberg Oval for the Brothers IV Brothers round - a celebration of mateship, community and the spirit...
Classic Cars at Gala Day 2021
On Gala Day this year (Saturday 31 July), the OKGA is again organising a display of Classic Cars on the Chapel Lawn.
We hope to encourage interest in...
Knox United Round 5 Results
Round 5 Old Boy Football results:
A 2-1 win over Turramurra sees the O35s extend their winning streak to 20 games undefeated. It was also a good weekend...
Old Boys Pipe Band - Anzac Day 2021
On Anzac Day 2021, members of the Old Boys Pipe Band played at various venues around NSW.
Andrew Stevenson (OKG88) joined Andrew Mackie (OKG63) (Clan...
Anzac Memorial Service 2021
On Sunday 2 May, Old Boys ranging in age from 19 to 83 years returned to the School to attend the OKGA Anzac Memorial Service and to watch the Ceremonial...
Old Boys back at School
Current Waratahs player, Lachlan Swinton (OKG15) generously volunteered his time on 29 April to share tips with the KGS Rugby 1sts, 2nds and 16As Rugby...
Recollections from Vietnam
Earlier this year, we invited Old Boys to share details of their military service with us as these records are of interest to the School Archives. Bruce...
Old Boys for Old Boys
To support Old Boys doing it tough and to raise awareness of the Old Boys for Old Boys Program, the OKGA hosted a private screening of the movie, Penguin...
KGS Rugby Highlights Reel
Watch some of the action between the KGS Rugby 1st XV and St Joseph's College, Hunters Hill from last Saturday (24/04/21) at Bankwest Stadium in this highlights' reel (on Vimeo)...
Supreme Achievement
A strong wool ram from the property of Ken Wolf (OKG62) - Hollow Mount, Bigga - has become the first August-shorn supreme exhibit in 199 years of the Sydney...
Old Boys Pipe Band
The Knox Old Boys Pipe Band had its first engagement since Wahroonga Fair of December 2019 on Sunday, 18 April, when they played at the Anzac Service for...
Careers seminar: Defence
Flying Officer Alex Cross (OKG15), Sub-Lieutenant Simon Fenech (OKG12) and Officer Cadet William Degotardi (OKG19) spoke to current senior KGS students...
Milestones in renewable energy
Drew Blaxland (OKG84), Director of Turbine and Engineering Services at the global energy company, SIMEC Atlantis Energy (Atlantis), is at the forefront...
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