Back-to-School Checklist

Back-to-School Checklist By: Angela Peters Murphy, Director of Admissions and Financial Aid It’s back-to-school season, which is equal parts exciting and overwhelming, especially for preschool parents. We get it! Starting school for the first time is a big deal, but there’s no need to worry. Darcy Aksamitowski, an Evanston resident and the Head of Early Childhood at Roycemore School, says, “An early childhood program will provide a positive, safe, and...
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Summer Programs Are Underway!

Why summer camps? The freedom of the summer vacation offers students a unique chance to grow – personally, socially, and academically – all while having fun and making new friends. Camp Griffin, Inspiration Factory, and RoyceX have been designed with these goals in mind! Fun and play Camp Griffin allows our younger students to relax, unwind, and learn through fun and play, under the supervision of our dynamic and experienced...
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2022 Middle School Awards

The Roycemore PE Dept. showcases our 4 pillar values – our 4 core cornerstones that hold up our program throughout the school year regardless of the sport, game, or unit.  These 4 standards pave the way to leadership and development in sport and beyond.  Preparation, Effort, Respect, and Collaboration. The Physical Education Award goes to 4 students, one per grade, that exhibit these core principles of physical education.   5th Grade:...
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2022 Upper School Awards

Lifers Mark Cico Molly Josephine Daniel Nikola V. Maruszewski   Thatcher Awards Drama: Prahlad Narasimha Lolla Art: Hung-Ying (Laura) Lee Music: Khang (James) Nguyen Science: Xinyang (Robin) Yu Math: Nikola V. Maruszewski English: Molly Josephine Daniel French: Elizabeth Condurat History: Hung-Ying (Laura) Lee Highest Overall Academic Achievement: Nikola V. Maruszewski   Harvard Book Award Alexander Wilson President’s Award for Educational Excellence Samad Adewunmi Bakare Mark Cico Molly Josephine Daniel Jaxsen...
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Upper School Commencement Speaker – Shamar S. White, Class of 1995

I want to start by saying it’s good to be home. I call this place home because as mentioned, and like three of our Seniors this year, I was a “Lifer”. I grew up here at Roycemore. My teachers and friends were my family, figuratively and actually – because my dad was a teacher, bus driver, coach, and ran many summer camps. He would be so proud that I am...
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Eighth Grade Graduation Class Speakers – Robi I. and Eva-Rae R.

Robi I. Good afternoon parents, faculty, friends of Roycemore, and my fellow graduates. We are here to celebrate these eighteen individuals for graduating middle school and moving on to high school. We, as the eighth-grade class, would like to welcome you to our graduation ceremony. Thank you for being here today.  We have been through a lot:  we’ve witnessed pandemics,  disaster field trips, which I’ll tell you more about later, ...
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