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Graduates, professors, family and friends. Graduation speeches such as this are usually filled with advice to the newly matriculated. Advice coming from experiences and adventures enjoyed so far in the past that they have little bearing on what these young people here today might be facing. So, today, I’m not going to do that. Instead,...
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Roycemore was lucky to have two very bright and articulate students speak at the Middle School Awards and 8th Grade Graduation. 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...
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Good afternoon. Today we celebrate the class of 2019. This is it. The time when 2019 becomes an actual year and end date rather than a name for our class. We’re getting ready to leave each other and enter the next stage of our lives. While sitting down to write this speech, the only word...
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Students and alumni find many ways to thank teachers for the life-changing work that they do.  In 1993, Edith-Marie Appleton from the Class of 1937 thanked her former teacher and close friend in a remarkable way.  She gave $1 million to honor Elinor Rice Fuchs and now every year Roycemore names one faculty member as...
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This June, we had a number of Roycemore students and community members who were recognized for their achievements and contributions during the 2018-2019 school year. UPPER SCHOOL AWARDS 2019 Rebecca Ashley Thatcher Academic Department Awards Spanish – Cara Marantz Drama – Zachary Showers Art – Yang ‘Dan’ Cen Music – Daria Chudnovsky Science – Thomas...
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I graduated from Roycemore in 1985. I’ve treasured my time there ever since. For the next five years, I looked for a major at USC. Classical Music Composition eventually won, after I tried Mathematics and Computer Science. I volunteered at the student radio station, eventually becoming Program Director. I worked in the Drama Department from...
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My Roycemore story began in 2004, when I entered the Upper School as a freshman after having skipped 8th grade in the Lake Forest public school system. To this day, I remember both my parents and I worrying about whether a school would be comfortable accepting a student who had made the decision to expedite...
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COLLEGE! What a scary word.Emerson. What a soothing word. I started the search for my dream college near the end of my junior year. It was a very overwhelming process, and at the time, I wasn’t sure what I was looking for in a university. As I slowly began to come up with a list of...
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The thought of attending Loyola University of Chicago’s Honor’s College this fall brings some excitement combined with a lot of uncertainty. In all honesty, Loyola is not where I planned to end up, or where I particularly wanted to. I am excited to be living in the city, a train ride away from downtown, and...
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As my time at Roycemore has slowly come to an end, it has given me time to reflect on the different lessons that I have learned and the different type of people I have been able to encounter along my journey through high school. Whether people like it or not, Roycemore is a community. We...
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