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Roycemore School and Northwestern University Center for Talent Development (CTD) Chinese Language and Culture Program Have you ever wondered about the benefits of learning the Chinese language?  When reflecting on options for fulfilling your high school world language requirement, you might immediately think of Spanish, French, or one of the other languages that originated in...
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Congratulations to Molly Daniel and Nino Maruszewski for this outstanding recognition! These students have shown tremendous hard work and dedication to their education both inside and outside of the classroom.  The Illinois Student Assistance Commission (ISAC)  presents this important recognition of academic achievement to exceptional Illinois high school students annually. This year, more than 17,340...
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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 2020-2021 school year. UPPER SCHOOL AWARDS Rebecca Ashley Thatcher Academic Department AwardsSpanish – Alexander RabenhorstDrama – Alexandria Thi NguyenArt – Grace Olivia LawlorMusic – Xinnan ‘Cindy’ ZhangScience – Katherine RozsypalekMath – Hanshi ‘Bella’...
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I recently participated in a virtual meetup with educators from around the nation. In the chat, several of us were sharing what our school situations currently look like. It went something like this: Teacher 1: We are fully remote but a lot of our kids don’t have internet access. It’s awful. Teacher 2: We are...
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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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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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