fbpx
Adrianne Finley Odell

By

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...
Read More
This past Saturday, close to 200 people gathered at Roycemore for our first in-person Scholarship Fundraiser in three years. The last two years were relegated to “virtual” fundraiser events due to the pandemic, and we so missed the warmth of our community combined with the creativity of a fun event that was for the sole...
Read More
It truly was a celebration! With upbeat music playing over the loudspeaker, students from Pre-Kindergarten through 12th grade processed into the MPR on Friday morning taking their seats on the floor, the first time the whole school had gathered as a community since the start of the pandemic. Lower School students began to clap in...
Read More
“I learned that courage was not the absence of fear, but the triumph over it. The brave man is not he who does not feel afraid, but he who conquers that fear.” — Nelson Mandela Roycemore’s mission includes inspiring students to “live courageously.” Indeed, to reach our highest and best potential we must demonstrate courage...
Read More
What might we learn from this Japanese philosophy to strengthen our parenting skills? Being a parent these days can be hard. There are so many things to consider. We all want to do the right thing by our children and their lives are so different than our own childhood was. We need all the help we can...
Read More
Something special happened on campus yesterday. Something that we would have taken for granted just two and a half years ago. For the first time since early 2020, all Roycemore middle and upper school students gathered together in the Joseph Becker Gymnasium for a community meeting/ pep rally! We came together on the first day of the...
Read More
Summer programs were limited when I was a kid. Summers for me as a child were filled with one of three things: 1) church camp (whether a camper/ counselor or eventually a lifeguard); 2) hours on end at the community pool; or 3) going camping with my family. By the time my daughter came along, summer camp was...
Read More
In 2010, a photographer by the name of Brandon Stanton, decided to start a photography project with the goal to photograph 10,000 New Yorkers.  His project took off through his social media posts and then his book.  He called it Humans of New York.  Over time, his project expanded to interviewing many individuals to pay...
Read More
When my daughter was in Kindergarten, I remember picking her up at the end of the school day and looking forward to hearing about her day. I would ask her, “Kai, how was school today? What did you learn?” Her answer, which was the same answer for what seemed like months, was simply “dinosaurs.” Now, I don’t know about...
Read More
Volunteers Lead the Way to Provide Both the Vision and the Funding for Roycemore’s New Innovation Center Behind every great advancement at Roycemore one can point to one or more volunteers who played a role in making it possible.  I typically sign all of my communications to the community, “In partnership in the education of your...
Read More
1 2 3 14