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The Palio – A Unique Roycemore Tradition

Over the next few weeks, each division of Roycemore students will celebrate our longest-standing tradition, begun 105 years ago, The Palio! Roycemore’s Palio is believed to have come from our first Head of School, Julia Henry. She was inspired after having taken a trip to Italy with Rebecca Ashley in 1902 and attending Il Palio on July 2 in Siena, Italy. The concept of Palio in Siena is that different contrada–what we...
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Thank You for Believing in Our Students!

This past Saturday, close to 200 people gathered at Roycemore for our first in-person Scholarship Fundraiser in three years. The last two years were relegated to “virtual” fundraiser events due to the pandemic, and we so missed the warmth of our community combined with the creativity of a fun event that was for the sole purpose of raising money to support our commitment to having an economically diverse student body...
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Celebrating Excellence and Dedication

It truly was a celebration! With upbeat music playing over the loudspeaker, students from Pre-Kindergarten through 12th grade processed into the MPR on Friday morning taking their seats on the floor, the first time the whole school had gathered as a community since the start of the pandemic. Lower School students began to clap in unison to the music with the beat getting faster and faster until the room was...
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2021-2022 Patti Goldstein Memorial Volunteer of the Year

Roycemore School recently held its annual Celebration of Dedication and Excellence, a tradition started by the Board of Trustees, that honors the dedicated faculty, staff, and volunteers of the Roycemore community. One of the awards given out at the celebration is the Patti Goldstein Memorial Volunteer. The 2021-2022 Volunteer of the Year was awarded to Dr. Anita Shah. Dr. Shah has dedicated countless hours to the school as a member...
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2021-2022 Thomas J. Ellis Community Service Award

Roycemore School recently held its annual Celebration of Dedication and Excellence, a tradition started by the Board of Trustees, that honors the dedicated faculty, staff, and volunteers of the Roycemore community.   One of the awards given out at the ceremony is the Thomas J. Ellis Community Service Award. The award was named in honor of Thomas J. Ellis, who served on Roycemore’s Board of Trustees as its Chair for...
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Roycemore School and Northwestern University Center for Talent Development (CTD) Chinese Language and Culture Program

Roycemore School and Northwestern University Center for Talent Development (CTD) Chinese Language and Culture Program Have you ever wondered about the benefits of learning the Chinese language?  When reflecting on options for fulfilling your high school world language requirement, you might immediately think of Spanish, French, or one of the other languages that originated in western Europe.  However, there are good reasons to consider enrolling in a Chinese language course. ...
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