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This class of 25 students will be furthering their education at 25 different institutions in 9 different states from the east coast to the west coast and in-between as well as one graduate who will attend university in Germany, when he commits and another who has a variety of acceptances still from which to choose....
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According to the National Association of Colleges and Employers, employers ranked leadership as the most important skill they wanted to see on college graduates’ resumes. Perhaps they were influenced by leadership guru, John Maxwell, who wrote, “The single biggest way to impact an organization is to focus on leadership development. There is almost no limit...
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Influential author and educational advisor, Sir Ken Robinson, once said, “The ability to think clearly, to consider arguments logically, and to weigh evidence dispassionately is one of the hallmarks of human intelligence.” The ability to truly think and understand is vital in an environment that is cluttered with information overload, and during a time in...
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In just over two weeks, the Class of 2021 will graduate from Roycemore and head off to college around the country and around the world. Recently I had a chance to visit with them to learn about their favorite Roycemore traditions and best memories. I also asked them to share ways they feel they have...
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Walking through the park this month, enjoying the beautiful spring weather, I noticed the familiar along my path – trees, shrubs, sticks, stones, leaves, daisies, and pine cones. Roycemore’s Lower School students, however, found new ways to utilize the familiar as these same items were transformed into currency, fairy homes or other landmarks. As Mrs....
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Several years ago, my husband and I had the opportunity to visit Kennedy Space Center and to engage in an Astronaut Training Experience. It was the perfect holiday gift for my husband as he is fascinated by space. While at Kennedy, we became captivated by the story of the creation of the International Space Station,...
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Possessing all of the knowledge in the world won’t do you a whole lot of good if you cannot communicate effectively.  This is why “communication” was called out as one of the critical skills in Roycemore’s Portrait of a Graduate under the umbrella of Scholarship.  Becoming an excellent communicator is within the reach of everyone;...
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The concept of ‘Foundational Skills’, as a subset of Scholarship in Roycemore’s Portrait of a Graduate, embraces the idea that possessing key core competencies is necessary as a prerequisite for higher-order thinking. Foundational skills are what many of us commonly think of as the traditional stereotype of what and how we learned in school. Think:...
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This week we take a closer look at the concept of Emotional Intelligence, or EQ, as part of the trio of key tenets of Roycemore’s Portrait of a Graduate. First popularized by Daniel Goleman, internationally renowned psychologist and author, emotional intelligence has been identified as an important ability that is critical to reaching the highest...
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Roycemore’s newly unveiled Portrait of a Graduate serves as the guiding vision for our student’s educational experience. With the three key tenets of Scholarship, Citizenship, and Emotional Intelligence, the portrait emphasizes the skills and habits of mind that we believe are essential for young people to possess to achieve success in a rapidly changing and...
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