Iman, Class of 2019: Warren Wilson College

Many members of the Roycemore community may remember Iman, who boldly left his native Afghanistan to move the United States and attend high school at Roycemore. Iman’s impressive journey didn’t end when he graduated in 2019. Iman attends Warren Wilson College in North Carolina, a liberal arts school known for its unique and demanding academic work and service requirements.  Iman reports that his years at Roycemore, where he was a...
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Alanis, Class of 2018: Grinnell College

Alanis Gonzalez ’18 attends Grinnell College, one of the nation’s top ranked liberal arts institutions. While at Roycemore, Alanis distinguished herself with an independent study project in conjunction with DePaul University, and received numerous leadership awards. Alanis was most recently honored with a generous $4500 grant from the Society of Classical Studies to take an intensive Latin program this summer. The SCS invites minority applicants from undergraduate colleges and universities...
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Yunhan, Class of 2018: University of California at Berkley

Yunhan is currently a sophomore at The University of California at Berkeley majoring in Data Science and Economics. Yunhan reports that Roycemore’s small private school environment prepared him well for all the opportunities of a large university. While at Roycemore, he felt comfortable immersing himself in various high school activities because of the safe and secure environment afforded to students. Getting involved in student life and even starting new clubs...
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To Life. To Love. To Growth!!

I lived in Hawaii for 10 years.  Four of those years were on the Big Island, home to Kilauea Volcano.  I had the incredible opportunity to stand on the edge of a lava field and watch molten lava flow from deep inside the earth.  For some communities, the lava flow was destructive and devastating. At the same time, the flow of lava created new earth. The size of the Big...
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What Remote Learning at Roycemore Looks Like

Are you curious what remote learning at Roycemore looks like? We’ve seen students rope their pets into poetry presentations. We’ve seen teachers sing the day’s lesson plan.We’ve seen students showcase their parents’ party tricks in their math assignments.We’ve seen science experiments happening on kitchen tables.We’ve seen art projects that inspire students to repurpose household items. We’ve seen students who are typically hesitant to talk in class, give extended video presentations on Japanese literature...
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Do Something Positive

This past week has been tough for our country.  Fears related to the spread of the coronavirus have created great turbulence in the stock market as well as in our minds as we assess just how much of an impact the virus will have on our lives.  In times of uncertainty, and in situations where some things are out of our control, we do have the power to control what...
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