Weekly Sunday Newsletter

Happy Day of the Sun!


Quote of the Day: Never put off until tomorrow what you can do today.


Benjamin Franklin



Challenge of the Week


Champion of the Week: @Queenwolf


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Our Next COTW: Reading | 15 Minutes a Day


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KOA Newsletter



Challenge of the Week: Reading | 15 Minutes a Day


Book of the Month: Dracula by Bram Stoker


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two_men_holding_hands KOA Community Events


Welcome to our Second Season of our Pomodoro War Event! tomato

  • Duck! These tomatoes are getting thrown everywhere. Join a side and help either Team Marinara or Team Caprese win the fight!

We have now achieved nearly 900 hours of productivity! That’s over 37 full days.

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New to the pomodoro method? Start here: https://knightsofacademia.org/the-pomodoro-technique/

Come join us for our October Fireside! fire

  • Please shoot us your availability by RSVPing here


Introducing Horace v8 | OpenHorace tm

We’re trying something a bit different! After the head developer of Horace had recently left us do to personal reasons, we’re going to be opening up Horace to the community. That’s right, the beloved Horace KOA bot will now be a community project. At least for a trial period. If you would like to join our Horace programming team, please contact our Head of R&D, @Tekrus smile


newspaper Other News


Introducing Sector Helpers!

  • We’re very proud to announce a new feature that was first invented by our community members @GRK and others. This role will serve as a “helper” position to our six Sector Leaders.

Welcome to the Team!

  • Please give a warm welcome to the following new additions and recent recipients of promotions in the KOA staff team.

@Tekrus to Head of R&D and Helper

@Steven T. Norris to Computer Science Sector Leader

  • Key as Steven’s second in command

@Dawn to The Arts Sector Leader

  • Jesse as Dawn’s second in command

@RaniofRain to @Engineering Team

@Mark / Marinarobyte to @Engineering Team


KOA Merch Giveaways Design Voting Has Officially Come to an End!

  • See the results below, and a huge thank you to our wonderful design team blush

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That’s all for this week! Make today count and be well.