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Katina Truman, our Admissions Associate, and I constantly take stock in the unfolding of admission’s season. We consider trends that other schools are experiencing, evaluate our outreach events and marketing, and analyze our statistics in the sequential steps of application to the school. Year-to-...
Just before the holidays, I was pleasantly surprised to hear from an alumni parent. We had not spoken in some time, so it was wonderful to catch up on the unfolding of life after graduation. I love hearing the challenges and success stories of our graduates. It confirms that our program is strong...
According to a report by Americans for the Arts, art education strengthens problem-solving and critical-thinking skills. The experience of making decisions and choices in the course of creating art carries over into other parts of life. “If they are exploring and thinking and experimenting and...
There is a BUZZ around Rohan Woods School today. You may think it is talk about upcoming holiday break, making cookies or Santa coming to town…but that’s not the buzz! Rohan Woods has been selected by the Bee Cause Project and Whole Kids Foundation to be the recipients of a honeybee observation...
During the last few years, I have read countless articles on the benefits of small schools vs. larger counterparts. I have also spent a considerable amount of time discussing this topic with Heads of School throughout the Midwest region due to our affiliation with the Independent Schools of the...
As Thanksgiving Day approaches, I want to share a very timely story that made my day. Our First Grade students were charged with the writing task of explaining how to cook a turkey. Not only did they focus on the cooking process itself, but they also learned about transition words and “juicy” descriptions. Enjoy and read closely as you might find some culinary tips to use on Thursday.
With the start of the 2016-2017 school year came the launch of Rohan Woods School’s Middle School Model. According to the Association for Middle Level Education, a middle school is “student-centered, promotes collaboration, is interdisciplinary focused, has flexible scheduling, provides common...

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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