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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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There is no question that Kymberly Showers pushes our students to dig deeper as they work to master difficult skills and concepts. She has high expectations and holds them accountable, but as hard of a teacher as she is, the students know that no matter how much she expects of them, she will work alongside...
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