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This June, we had a number of Roycemore students and members of our community who were recognized for their achievements and contributions during the 2019-2020-2019 school year. UPPER SCHOOL AWARDS 2020 Rebecca Ashley Thatcher Academic Department Awards Spanish – Ben Schweighauser Drama – Madeline Daniel Art – Madeline Daniel Music – Tiantian ‘Tina’ Zhang Science...
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Dear Roycemore Class of 2020, I am very honored to have been chosen to address you on your Graduation Day from Roycemore. I am also happy to share with you a description of my life and career, and to leave you with some sign posts that might serve to guide your steps as you embark...
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I was born just a few days before the twin towers fell. Time stood still. The US, and arguably the world, entered a new era of history. My classmates and I were all born within just a few months of this turning point. We entered childhood during an era shift, and now, as we, quote...
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Roycemore was lucky to have two very bright and articulate students speak at the Middle School Graduation last week. With poise and humor, they made us laugh and cry while they reflected on their time here at Roycemore and what it is like to be a Middle School Griffin. Please enjoy these excerpts from their...
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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 guide the rehearsal of wonderful plays, to listen to her students, and to offer wise counsel with a healthy mixture of...
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Royemore School is pleased to share that the Distinguished Alumna for 2020 is Olga Guardia de Smoak from the Class of 1957. Ms. Guardia de Smoak is the President of the New Orleans International Ballet Conference and an Artistic Advisor to the Institute of of Culture of the Republic of Panama, in the field of...
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Photo Credit: Ansys Inc. As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to spread, many engineers are now turning to the medical field to see if their expertise can be utilized during this international crisis.  Roycemore School Trustee and Parent, Aleksandra Egelja-Maruszewski, an engineer at Ansys Inc., is at the forefront of their effort to do what they...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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