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Hi Rohan Woods Families! Wow! What an amazing year! I am so honored to have been able to lead this group of wonderful families this year. I couldn't have done it without Caroline Chamberlin (VP), Haley McGinnis (Secretary) and Danielle Evitts (Treasurer). Thank you for voting and allowing us to...
One positive thing about being the head of the school is that you are always doing something so you never get bored. Also, you get to help with recess and lunch duty. That is fun because there are little kids which are always the best. Finally, you get to be in meetings which can be fun because...
There have been many times in the past that we have referred to the phrase “it takes a village” when speaking of our unique community at Rohan Woods. That phrase is also most appropriate when referring to our fundraising and friendraising efforts such as this year’s dinner and auction. The sheer...
Frequently I receive information from the National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS) @NAISnetwork #NAISnetwork. The topics range from faculty/staff professional development to governance, independent school trends, finance, and instructional methodologies. Occasionally, NAIS suggests parent...
Hi Parents, Research over the past 20 years supports that parents’ involvement in school improves academic and social success for their children. I know all of our children are on their way to high achievement based on the amazing parents we have and your involvement with our school and the Parent...
Last week, three faculty members and I attended the Independent Schools of St. Louis (ISSL) sponsored movie screening, Most Likely to Succeed . This documentary gained national recognition due to its depiction of the evolution of education and the illustration of what the future holds for students...
Ongoing professional development is the pinnacle for staying abreast of current trends, curricula and methodologies. The past president of the National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS), Pat Bassett, compiled a list of ten commonalities in successful independent schools – one of which was...

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Cyrus
Head of School for the Day
George
Head for a Day
Valerie Hoffmann
President - Parents' Association (PA)
Katina Truman
Admissions and Marketing
Jennifer Burkert
Art Specialist
Mona Mudd
Middle School Teacher
Huntsman Marine Science Centre
Education Department
Sam Templin-Page
Head of School