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blog_daa.jpgA renowned engineer, an accomplished politician, a pioneering researcher, an inspiring philanthropist, and a former Blue Angels pilot were the honorees at Rossman School’s 100th Anniversary Distinguished Alumni Awards presentation on Thursday, November 30. More than 130 people attended the event, which concluded the school’s centennial celebration.

The Rossman School Distinguished...Read more

“Educating the mind without educating the heart is no education at all.” —Aristotle

What ancient Greek philosopher Aristotle believed in 350 B.C. is precisely what we aspire to impart every day at Rossman School — a balanced education of heart and mind. Academically, students discuss great literature and history, as well as participate in scientific investigation and collaborative group projects, all which offer rich opportunities to integrate lessons of a parallel priority: the development of strong character. As a complementary social component of character...Read more

Let’s admit it. We have all done it — dropped a delicious morsel on the floor, picked it up, wiped it off, and then put it in our mouth.

In 2016, researchers at Rutgers University in New Jersey found that bacteria can contaminate food in less than one second! The research study leader, Dr. Donald Schaffner, says that bacteria transfer from surface to food instantaneously. When researchers evaluated the transfer of bacteria from surface to food, they concluded that the longer the food item was exposed to “dirty” surfaces and the more moisture present, the worse the spread of the...Read more

Junior Kindergarten is where the foundation for all learning at Rossman School begins. We help foster the creation of readers, writers, inventors, scientists, artists, mathematicians, engineers, and more. Creating a reader begins at home by exposing your child to words in print as you snuggle together to enjoy a book. Throughout our school day, we provide as many opportunities as possible to bring good literature to your child.

“In a book, anything can happen!” Just ask anyone in Junior Kindergarten! This is just one of the many things we often talk about as we read...Read more

Students are constantly asking, why do we write current events? We study history in social studies, why write about what is going on now? These are questions that one student answered in class the other day. “We study the past so we don’t repeat it, and we read about what is going on now so we know what is happening and how it affects us now and in the future.” A simple statement, but one that makes you think.

According to Edward F. DeRoche, author of The Newspaper: A Reference for Teachers and Librarians, children must learn how to use nonfiction materials to expand their...Read more

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