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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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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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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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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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