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Emotional Intelligence

This week we take a closer look at the concept of Emotional Intelligence, or EQ, as part of the trio of key tenets of Roycemore’s Portrait of a Graduate. First popularized by Daniel Goleman, internationally renowned psychologist and author, emotional intelligence has been identified as an important ability that is critical to reaching the highest levels of success in a variety of occupations. In fact, it has been suggested that...
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Citizenship

Roycemore’s newly unveiled Portrait of a Graduate serves as the guiding vision for our student’s educational experience. With the three key tenets of Scholarship, Citizenship, and Emotional Intelligence, the portrait emphasizes the skills and habits of mind that we believe are essential for young people to possess to achieve success in a rapidly changing and complex world. As part of our intentional practice, the curriculum and assessment school-wide will be...
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Scholarship at Roycemore

Last week, Roycemore unveiled our Portrait of a Graduate, which now serves as the vision for our student’s educational experience. Roycemore’s Portrait of a Graduate identifies the skills and habits of mind that we believe are essential for young people to possess to achieve success in a rapidly changing and complex world. The Portrait of a Graduate provides strategic direction for Roycemore as we engage in a process to take...
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Introducing The Portrait of a Roycemore Graduate

I am excited to share with you today the product of excellent work created by a cross-section of our community including students, parents, faculty, staff, alumni, and parents of alumni, led by our Upper School Head, Mrs. Stefanie Rivera. This group was charged with an important task, to develop Roycemore’s Portrait of a Graduate. The Portrait of a Graduate serves as a strategic direction and vision for the overall educational experience...
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How Learning is Meant to Be

To see a World in a Grain of Sand And a Heaven in a Wild Flower, Hold Infinity in the palm of your hand And Eternity in an hour. —William Blake “Auguries of Innocence” Chapter 3 of the book, The Courage to Teach: Exploring the Inner Landscape of a Teacher’s Life, by Parker J. Palmer begins with the poem excerpt above by William Blake. Perhaps you have done it yourself...
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Summer (CAMP) Dreaming

With high temperatures getting up to 40 degrees this week, it has many of us thinking of spring and some of us already dreaming about summer! This is especially true for our new Roycemore Summer Camp Directors Dr. Luke Berryman and Both Long. You know Luke as our Gifted Coordinator and Both as our Athletic Director, however, they are also the creative dynamic duo behind new approaches and offerings for...
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