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Festivities, Ceremonies Honor the Graduating Class of 2021

The senior class joined the ranks of Ravenscroft alumni at their commencement ceremony on Friday, May 28, but this special group of students celebrated their time together with a number of special activities over the last month.

Faculty and Staff Recognition

We’d like to congratulate and share our best wishes for the future to these faculty and staff members who are retiring this year

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Spring 2019

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Citizen Leadership Framework Defines What It Means To Be a Raven

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Athletics Practices, Protocols Aim to Keep Students Safe

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Programs Build Cross-Functional Skills and Interpersonal Know-How

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Citizen Leadership Framework Defines What It Means To Be a Raven

Since its implementation in the 2013–14 school year, Lead From Here has integrated citizen leadership education across all disciplines and divisions. From faculty and staff professional development to “launch lessons” in each grade and even parent education sessions, this groundbreaking curriculum conceptualizes leadership as three overlapping spheres — Leading Self, Leading With Others and Changing Your World — and develops in all Ravens the competencies that fuel citizen leadership in the 21st century.

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Athletics Practices, Protocols Aim to Keep Students Safe

Sports-related injuries, especially to the head, are hot-button
topics in the media, galvanizing doctors, coaches and trainers — and worrying families with young athletes at home. The Ravenscroft Athletics Department has taken a proactive approach, hiring certified trainers, developing protocols and procedures, and focusing on prevention and education to keep athletes as safe as possible.

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Programs Build Cross-Functional Skills and Interpersonal Know-How

Two innovative Upper School programs offered for the first time this year — Genius Lab and Lean Six Sigma Junior Green Belt Academy, both overseen by Ravenscroft IT specialist Chris Michael — are equipping students with both real-world problem-solving skills for the industries in which they’ll one day work and the leadership competencies necessary to put them into successful practice.

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Stephanie Krämer ’08 Loves Living “in the Middle of It”

After living in 11 different countries as a child, Stephanie Krämer ’08 says it was natural for her to become a globally minded person. After she settled in Raleigh as a sophomore, Krämer said, it was Ravenscroft that helped fuel that international flame.

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The Morton Collection Honors and Inspires Artists

If you’re curious about the eclectic collection of art lining the hallways of the Fine Arts Center, just ask a student. Chances are they’ve studied a piece or two as part of their art class.

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Six Lower School students were recognized by the North Carolina Reading Association’s annual Young Authors writing competition.

Read all of our students’ submissions

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Ravens rewind

If you enjoyed the history of the Junior Mountain Trip in our print edition, read more of Jim Hendrix’s reflections on how it all started.

Why a Junior Trip?


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Watch Billy Mutschler ’84 and his band, Dime Store Poets, perform “I’m Coming Home (Back to Carolina)”

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Alumni class notes

Download a PDF of Spring 2019’s Alumni Class Notes and see what your classmates and friends are up to.

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More Issues

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