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“Do not judge me by my success, judge me by how many times I fell down and got back up again.” ― Nelson Mandela According to the American Psychological Association, everyone possesses the ability to develop resiliency– skills that will allow them to bounce back from adversity, frustration, and misfortune. Resilience is included as a...
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In last week’s newsletter column we shared some exciting developments related to the School’s campus that will provide the physical space for students to pursue exciting hands-on learning activities to gain new skills and advance their existing knowledge aligned with our Portrait of a Graduate.  The Board of Trustees has approved a capital campaign to...
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Over the last number of weeks, this newsletter column has focused on the tenets of Roycemore’s Portrait of a Graduate.  We’re going to take a pause from that theme for a few weeks to feature some exciting developments related to the School’s campus that will provide the physical space to support the development of student...
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Every minute of every day, each of us is faced with an expanse of problems that require our attention, ranging from very simple problems such as what time to set your alarm clock in the morning, to large, wicked problems like natural disasters related to climate change. The World Economic Forum has identified complex problem solving...
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When I first met my husband, he showed me a photograph of what looked like a pretty beat up, old house.  Nothing special.  In fact, it was old, dark, small, and was divided up into two living areas to accommodate both a family that lived there and a one-bedroom studio to earn rental income.  My...
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“I am what time, circumstance, history, have made of me, certainly, but I am, also, much more than that.  So are we all.”  –James Baldwin, Notes of a Native Son   One of Roycemore’s core values is “community.”  As a small but diverse community, when we engaged in the process of articulating the School’s Portrait...
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We are thrilled to have our students back on campus, including sixty new students who are joining us this year. Last week, we had the great pleasure of welcoming many of their parents to Roycemore during our new family orientation where I shared a few thoughts about the uniqueness of our school and the experience of...
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Hello Roycemore Community! I hope everyone had a wonderful summer, and that you are as excited as I am for this upcoming school year! As we focus on getting our kiddos ready to return to school, our Head of School search committee has been busy planning to find our next leader. As you may recall,...
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