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Portrait of a Graduate

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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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Last week, Roycemore unveiled our Portrait of a Graduate, which now serves as the vision for our student’s educational experience. Roycemore’s Portrait of a Graduate identifies the skills and habits of mind that we believe are essential for young people to possess to achieve success in a rapidly changing and complex world. The Portrait of...
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I am excited to share with you today the product of excellent work created by a cross-section of our community including students, parents, faculty, staff, alumni, and parents of alumni, led by our Upper School Head, Mrs. Stefanie Rivera. This group was charged with an important task, to develop Roycemore’s Portrait of a Graduate. The Portrait...
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