Twelfth Grade Commencement Class Speech – Nino M.

Before I begin, I would like to thank all of our teachers, faculty, and staff that are here today. None of us would be graduating today without their unselfish sharing of time and knowledge with us. I would also like to thank all of our parents and guardians, who dragged us out of bed each morning, fed us, helped us with homework, and supported the class of 2022 along this...
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2022 Elinor Rice Fuchs Distinguished Teacher

While all teachers make an impact, today we are going to acknowledge one very special teacher with the Elinor Rice Fuchs Award.   As the drama teacher, “Ricey” devoted long hours after school to guiding the rehearsal of wonderful plays, listening to her students, and offering wise counsel with a healthy mixture of laughter and gravitas. The School has chosen to honor these twin attributes of promoting excellence and building...
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Meet our 2022 Distinguished Alumni

Meet our 2022 Distinguished Alumna, Shamar S. White! Shamar S. White is a Television Writer, Screenwriter, and Playwright hailing from Chicago, Illinois. Shamar is a decorated Army Combat Veteran, having served tours of duty in Iraq and Afghanistan twice. In 2016, Shamar earned her MFA in Dramatic Writing from New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts, where she received the 2016 Outstanding Writing for Half-Hour Television Award. Her Ten-Minute...
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A Fond Farewell With Gratitude

This is our final week of the 2021-2022 school year and also marks the final academic days of my five-year headship at Roycemore, a school that I have felt absolutely privileged to serve. We have a community that lives our values of scholarship, respect, integrity, compassion, and community. I believe our commitment to these shared values has held us together through exceedingly difficult times, not the least of which has been navigating...
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Groundbreaking and Innovation Center Project Update

We look forward to having you join us this Thursday for our Groundbreaking Ceremony for the stairwell to our future Innovation Center. See info below for details on what will be a fun, family celebration as we move forward on this exciting project. Thursday’s groundbreaking is the culmination of many months of work from dozens of individuals, whether they be board members, faculty, or supporters. This project would not be...
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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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