Congratulations to the Class of 2018! Our newest Trailblazers!

The following tribute was given by Head of School, Adrianne Finley Odell, at the 101st commencement exercises on June 8, 2018. And now, a tribute to the Roycemore Class of 2018. In my first year as Head of School, I feel fortunate to have had a group of seniors that has so much talent, so much compassion, possesses extraordinary creative and athletic abilities, and also—connectedness. This class of 23 graduates,...
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Christopher Deutsch ‘93 · Named Distinguished Alumnus

Roycemore students and alumni are thinkers. They are doers. They celebrate the uniqueness of each individual and recognize the power in what each individual has to offer to our community. In this way, we have a school that is somewhat- counter-cultural. It is a place where students can be themselves and pursue their unique interests- blazing new trails for those that follow them. Christopher Deutsch, class of 1993, is a...
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One day of Roycemore Middle School Experience

This is why we call it the Middle School Experience. Last week Roycemore sixth graders had a wonderful Humanities experience when we partnered with another local non-profit, Hip Circle Empowerment Center, to give life to our reading by experiencing a bit of Afghani culture, belly dancing! Hip Circle’s founder and executive director, Malik Turley, taught the class. She taught us many basic moves of belly dance (including snake arms, hip...
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National Merit Finalist— Benjamin Hurley

It has just been announced that Roycemore Senior Benjamin Hurley has been chosen as a National Merit Finalist. Becoming a NMF first requires a top score on the PSAT and selection as a National Merit Semifinalist. The organization then takes a close look at participation in school and community activities, demonstrated leadership ability, and honors received before naming their finalists.Benjamin has an impressive academic and extracurricular record. He spent his...
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Be Proactive

This is a big sports week. With the Super Bowl on Sunday and the start of the Olympics on Thursday, there is a lot to engage with for the sports fans among us. My favorite aspects of high level athletics are the human interest stories behind the competition. Any individual who has achieved success at such a high level has made great sacrifices in order to achieve that success. And...
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Jumping Into Math – My JST Experience

By Roycemore Upper Schooler Daria Chudnovsky While talking to a family friend, Alexander Fridman, director of the Nyheim Plasma Institute in Drexel University, I asked him which school subject develops the brain, increases creativity, open-mindedness, and overall prepares kids for an interesting and challenging profession in their future. He replied saying that no subject accomplishes any of those things as much as solving math olympiad problems. So when coming up...
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