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Connection, Self-Confidence, and Home

Over the weekend during a long, snow-filled journey from Evanston to Columbus, Ohio, with my daughter who has been “home” for break, we had the opportunity to have one of those rare conversations that mothers and daughters aren’t often able to have once children are in college. We were on our way to Columbus, my hometown, to re-connect with my family. During the journey, my daughter shared with me how...
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Preparing students for success in a complex world

Roycemore School is a member of the National Association of Independent Schools. We rely on them as a resource to connect with fellow independent school professionals around the world, for benchmarking data to help us run the school professionally, for professional development, and more. This past week, NAIS hosted its 30th Annual People of Color Conference. You can follow the conference on Twitter at #NAISPoCC. Because our faculty attended the ISACS Annual Conference...
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The Jetsons? No, Our Children!

One of my favorite TV shows when I was a child was The Jetsons, a cartoon show about a family circa 2062 and their daily lives. Watching the family get around “town” in their flying car and seeing their house get cleaned by their robot, Rosey, left me entertained by that possible future. As we know, much of the future that was envisioned in The Jetsons has come to pass. But although...
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4 Ways to Help Your Student Deal With Stress

With first quarter and parent-teacher conferences over, our students can relax more now, right? Well, the truth is, this time of year can be tough. The newness of the start of the school year has passed, our days are getting shorter, and we’re spending more time indoors. This can all lead to increased levels of stress and anxiety, particularly if there are interpersonal relationship issues, stresses related to college admissions...
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Roycemore is seeking host families for new partnership with New Oasis International Education

Roycemore School partners with several international agencies to provide the best opportunities and support to students from other countries who are looking for an excellent American school and cultural experience. The presence of these students has enriched our own school community in many different ways over the last few years, including organizing a fun and educational annual all-school Lunar New Year celebration! Our newest partner is New Oasis International Education,which is committed...
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Congratulations to Our National Merit Semifinalist – Senior Benjamin Hurley!

Congratulations to Roycemore School Senior Benjamin Hurley, who is among the approximately 16,000 national semifinalists announced today by officials of the National Merit Scholarship Corporation for their 63rd annual National Merit Scholarship Program. Ben is a Robert Eisner Distinguished Scholar at Roycemore, earning him a full-ride academic scholarship for high school. Established by the late Dr. Robert Eisner and his wife Edith, the Eisner Scholar award is granted to academically gifted students who...
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