Resources Faculty Roepertunities

Mar 16
2018

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Adding Our Voice

Dear Roeper Community, Since the tragic shooting in Parkland, I have been moved and inspired by the action of students across the country expressing themselves through marches, walkouts, and political activism. As adults, we talk a great deal about different … Continue reading

Feb 16
2018

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Thoughts on Parkland

Dear Roeper Community, I know the recent shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, like the shootings at Sandy Hook, Columbine, and the dozens of other schools, weighs heavily on every parent’s mind.  The safety and care … Continue reading

Feb 06
2018

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Flu Season

Roeper students and teachers are focused and dedicated to their learning and teaching.  This dedication means that we sometimes push ourselves to prepare, to study, and to perform. We don’t want to miss a class, a test, a game or a … Continue reading

Nov 21
2017

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A Proclamation of Thanksgiving

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

Oct 03
2017

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Resources for Parents

The recent shooting in Las Vegas is sadly the latest tragedy confronting our world.  Images seem to be spread across all forms of media, and are being repeated in a loop as though they are continuing to occur. We live … Continue reading

Sep 20
2017

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Focus Groups For Strategic Planning

Dear Roeper Community, When I arrived at Roeper six years ago, the community had just completed its newest strategic plan.  Led by the Board of Trustees, we articulated the goals and priorities we would undertake in the five years that … Continue reading

Aug 29
2017

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Opening Address 2017

A few times every year Elane and I pack up the car and make the 8-hour drive west to visit my sister and her three children in beautiful Waunakee, Wisconsin.  Waunakee is the quintessential American small town located about 6 … Continue reading

Aug 15
2017

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Charlottesville

August 14, 2017 Dear Friends, Families choose to send their children to The Roeper School for a variety of personal reasons.  They understand the outcomes our graduates achieve academically; they value the small class sizes and relationships between teachers and … Continue reading