As the holidays approach and the seniors are over their huge peak of college applications, I imagine you juniors and your parents are chomping at the bit, as it were, to get started on your OWN college application process. Just a few thoughts before we start planning in earnest.
First, and most important, remember that every good decision-making process follows these general steps:
Awareness of what is out there—in this case “College Awareness”
Exploration and planning (this would be visiting, reading guidebooks and websites, etc. to create a reasonable list) Continue reading →
You’ve been asking….
WHEN WILL THE ROEPER SPIRIT SHOP BE OPEN?
Thursday, December 5th – 3 pm to 7 pm – Community Center Building (CCB)
“Roughrider’s Read” Sale (in conjunction with the LS Book Sale)
Curl up with a good book and your very own ROEPER pillowcase. Perfect for sleep-overs, camp outs, and college dorms. Continue reading →
You are invited to the annual Holiday Book Fair! Our Scholastic Book Fair brings a wonderful selection of fun, engaging, and affordable books kids want to read. Reading is vital to every child’s success, and raising kids as readers means … Continue reading
Thank you to all parents and teachers for helping transform our big dome into a huge community dining room. The warm soups and holiday treats were the perfect way to warm up today.
Stage IV dancers light up the stage at Birmingham today! Congratulations to Sandy and her band of merry dancers for spectacular performances at the Birmingham campus today! Stages II, III, and IV visited our sister campus for two shows … Continue reading
Dear All, We had a busy and fulfilling week in the Lower School. On Wednesday we celebrated our All School Diversity Day- this year focused on celebrating Asian cultures. Teachers ran individual and unique workshops for students in all four … Continue reading
Ten years ago, 7th grader Eleanor Gamalski said, “Let’s feed the whole community Thanksgiving dinner…and make a little money. ” And we did. This fundraising event has snowballed into a much anticipated community feast. 7th Grade Annual Thanksgiving Feast Monday, November … Continue reading
If you plan to attend the Holocaust Memorial Exhibit “Beyond Swastika and Jim Crow” on December 1st at 1:00 PM, please remember to RSVP with Robin @ 248.203.7405 or firstname.lastname@example.org by Monday, November 25th.
Come along and deliver cards made at the Fall party to Woodward Hills Nursing Center. During the Fall Family Party, several children made cards for our friends at Woodward Hills Nursing Center. You are welcome to join in and deliver … Continue reading
President George Washington proclaimed the first National Day of Thanksgiving in 1789, and President Lincoln revived the tradition during the Civil War, asking Americans to give thanks with “one heart and one voice.” Since then, Americans have gathered with family … Continue reading