Student Organizations

Student Activities

Mission
The charge of the Office of Student Activities is to support the School’s mission of preparing young men to succeed in college and in life. The Office of Student Activities is committed to the growth and development of the whole person by exposing students to a wide variety of experiences through entertainment and educational programing. The Director of Student Activities coordinates and implements unparalleled student-centered services that promote multiculturalism, social justice, self-awareness, leadership, integrity, and co-curricular development while helping our students attain their academic potentials.

Vision
The Office of Student Activities strives to compliment the academic mission of The Kiski School by fostering and reinforcing positive student engagement with the academic landscape, promoting student-centered learning environments, inviting confidence in the execution of leadership skills, and engaging students in global conversations.

Sample of Off-Campus Activities

  • College athletic contests (Pitt, Duquesne, and CMU)
  • Dances and socials with area all-girl schools (The Ellis School and Grier School)
  • Dinner in Greensburg, Indiana, Monroeville, or Pittsburgh.
  • Mall trips (Greensburg,Monroeville, and Ross Park)
  • Movie theater
  • Pittsburgh’s Cultural District
  • Pittsburgh Pirates Game
  • Seven Springs Ski Resort
  • Sky Zone Trampoline Park
  • Splash Lagoon in Erie

Typical Community Weekend

Friday Night
  • Dinner and a movie off-campus
Saturday
  • Local sporting event or…
  • A trip to a local restaurant for a special brunch or…
  • Visiting an art museum or...
  • Shopping at a local mall
Saturday Night
  • Cougar Cup Tournament in the Swank Student Center
    • Xbox 360, Ping Pong, Pool
  • Special or free food at the Snack Bar
  • Movie night in Rogers Auditorium
    • Free popcorn and drinks
Sunday
  • Walmart shopping trip or…
  • Shopping at a local mall
  • Cougar Cup events in the Athletic Center
  • Free wings and NFL/NHL in the Swank Student Center
The Student Activities Office is located on the ground floor of the Swank Student Center and run by Student Activities Director T.J. Stock ‘04 (tj.stock@kiski.org). The office is responsible for planning and coordinating all on and off-campus activities.
The Student Activities Committee assist in the planning, preparation, and implementation of all activities. In addition, the Student Activities Office coordinates all Clubs and organizations, as well as, working with the Director of Residential Life to provide engaging speakers and presentations for our community.
1888 Brett Lane, Saltsburg, PA 15681   |   (877) 547-5448
Established in 1888, The Kiski School is one of the oldest, private, all-boys, college preparatory boarding schools in Pennsylvania and the United States.  Home to 200 boys, Kiski offers an academically rigorous curriculum that includes AP and Honors courses, 12 varsity sports, and a community that allows boys to thrive through project-based learning and self-discovery.
Kiski's beautiful, 350-acre campus is located in Saltsburg, Pennsylvania, 30 miles east of Pittsburgh, PA.