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Are you curious what remote learning at Roycemore looks like? We’ve seen students rope their pets into poetry presentations. We’ve seen teachers sing the day’s lesson plan.We’ve seen students showcase their parents’ party tricks in their math assignments.We’ve seen science experiments happening on kitchen tables.We’ve seen art projects that inspire students to repurpose household items. We’ve seen students...
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Who’s Who at Roycemore: Dr. Theodora Franck In room 232 of the Upper School, you may find nine Roycemore Upper School students silently writing, heads bowed over their desks, eyes focused on their laptops. Instructor Dori Franck is teaching Movies and Foodies, a short course Roycemore offers during the January Short Term (JST). She devotes...
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Student Profile:Rachel, Upper SchoolClass of 2020 The math class at Northwestern University looks like any other. Students enter singly or in pairs, take a seat, and wait for the Professor to start his lecture. They are here to take Single-Variable Integral Calculus. No one notices that among the college students is an Upper School student:...
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Who’s Who at Roycemore: Stefanie Rivera The career paths might seem unrelated: actor and English teacher. But these two vocations have merged twice in Stefanie Rivera’s career as an educator. She graduated from Wesleyan University with a bachelor’s degree in Theatre and acted professionally for five years. She always had an interest in teaching and...
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University of Illinois at Urbana-ChampaignChampaign, IL Daria has continued pursuing her interests in math and music at UIUC and credits Roycemore for uniquely preparing her for college, especially the opportunity to take classes at Northwestern during high school as part of our “Northwestern Option.” She is a member of a student club in the UIUC...
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Colby CollegeWaterville, Maine Riley spent his first semester abroad at prestigious Colby College as part of their foreign language program. Initially unsure how his own language preparation in high school would compare to the rest of the group, he found that he was one of the strongest speakers. As a freshman at the Universite de...
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University of PennsylvaniaPhiladelphia, PA Kati just finished her first semester at Ivy League University of Pennsylvania, where she reports that she has played intramural volleyball and joined a theatre company called “Singers” that staged a reimagined production of Into the Woods set in a junkyard. Kati shares that Penn classes are taught by amazing professors,...
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The third graders were just introduced to Sphero Mini, a small spherical robot that can be controlled with an iPad. As expected, they were very excited to try it. Cries of “That’s so cool!” and “I want to use one of those!” were heard as soon as the box was opened. After having some time...
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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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For many decades, traditional schools have divided what students learn in school into a few content areas: language arts, social studies, mathematics, science, fine arts, and so on. Of course, outside of school, our lives are not usually so succinctly divided. A simple trip to the grocery store involves reading food labels, calculating prices, and making...
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