“Leaders instill in their people a hope for success and a belief in themselves. Positive leaders empower people to accomplish their goals.” -Unknown “You can do it!  You’ve got this! That’s it!” I could hear the voices of Roycemore Middle School students calling out to their classmates as they ascended the rock wall or the pole to reach the zip line at Camp Henry Horner this past week.  Students were...
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“Courage. Kindness. Friendship. Character. These are the qualities that define us as human beings, and propel us, on occasion, to greatness.” From WONDER By R. J. Palacio  Throughout Roycemore School, we have been having conversations with students about the importance of kindness.  This is not only valuable to create a positive environment at school but it makes a difference individually for students.  Studies have shown that being kind actually increases...
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You are Beautiful!

It was great to see so many families join us for Miniature School night last Thursday.  We have welcomed 63 new students to our school this year and they are all getting settled into their routines at Roycemore.  At many schools, Miniature School night is known as “Back-to-School Night” so in homage to our parents coming “Back-to-School” they had the opportunity to hear what their children heard during our opening...
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Maci and the Roycemore Garden

How did you spend your summer vacation? One student used her summer break to help care for the newly planted Roycemore Garden! The project started last year in the 4th grade classroom with students making a worm compost and planting seedings in their room. Fruits and vegetables were eventually moved to the outside garden along the south side of the building. Other grades got involved and lots of students took turns...
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Noun: (Min-EE-a-CHur) a thing that is much smaller than normal, especially a small replica or model. This Thursday night is Miniature School night at Roycemore, however, other than shortened schedules, there will be nothing SMALL about this night.  Many schools call this night, “Back-to-School Night.” It is an opportunity for parents and guardians to visit Roycemore to hear from their childrens’ teachers about what to expect for the year ahead.Our faculty...
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Today’s one-year olds will graduate from high school in 2036. What can we expect by then?

One of the Back-to-School rituals is for students and teachers to share with each other highlights from how they spent their summer. This past week I shared with faculty and new families about the great opportunity to play Grandma over the summer! This is Luca! He lives in Europe with his mom and dad. Papa (Grandpa) and Tutu (that’s me) don’t get the chance to see him too often. It was delightful–...
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