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One of the hallmarks of Roycemore is our ability to differentiate for our students.  Our commitment to differentiation is to foster an environment where students are engaged with their learning.  We know when they are more engaged, their learning and understanding of subject matter is not only deeper, it is longer lasting.  There is nothing worse than for a student to be under-challenged—it can foster boredom and (potentially) behavior problems.  Conversely,...
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I pinch myself sometimes.  The beauty of what I witness happening on a daily basis at Roycemore is so striking.  Sometimes it washes over me in such a powerful way, I get emotional because each day, in our little school, I witness such beautiful interactions between teachers and students and student to student, it overwhelms me. I wish such experiences for all young people.  While our school is small, there...
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On the credenza in my office is a small chalkboard easel with the quote, “You must do the thing you think you cannot do.”  The quote is from Eleanor Roosevelt’s book, You Learn by Living: Eleven Keys for a More Fulfilling Life.  The full quote is: “You gain strength, courage and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face. You are able to...
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In June I had the wonderful opportunity to speak to our eighth grade students as they graduated from middle school and moved up to high school.  Recently I ran across my notes from what I shared with them and thought that my “five tips” might be helpful to share more widely.  I hope you might draw some inspiration from them.  Here is what I shared: #1.  Listen – Listen to the...
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“The need to approach others with enthusiasm for difference is absolutely critical to any change. I’m the toughest of fighters. I love a good fight, and I love to win. But I think what I have learned is that you have got to approach differences with this notion that there is good in the other and that if we can’t figure out how to do that and there isn’t the...
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Join Our Basketball Spring Break Camps

Register now for a week of fun!

March 25th – 29th
Grades 4-8
9:00am – 3:00pm

Cost $300 (lunch included)

Boys and Girls Welcome!

Call Camp Director, Coach Louis Jones, for questions: 847-910-3442

To Register:
Roycemore Families Click Here 
Non-Roycemore Families Click Here