When you join Rossman School, you are not only welcomed into a joyful and caring community but also become part of a history of traditions. Each day I have the joy of seeing students take part in such traditions, from singing “woohoos” at birthday lunches to hugging their Rossman little siblings as the Junior Kindergarten class passes in the hallway. As a teacher, I have the privilege of stepping into curricular traditions.
Each year the sixth grade embarks upon the traditional HERO Project. While the project has evolved through the years, the heart of the inquiry has stayed the...Read more
Great Stories. Great Graduates. Introducing our Alumni Spotlight Series...
Stories. They are one of the best parts of my job. I get to listen to stories about tooth fairy visits, recess boo-boos, soccer team successes, field trip discoveries, homework woes and much more. I love hearing all about the lives of our students. Recently, many stories I have found great delight in are those of our Rossman alumni, the students who skipped down the halls of our school years before I arrived. Their memories of Rossman and the passions they pursue beyond our walls both...Read more
Twenty-six alumni from the Class of 2012 teamed up March 2 for Rossman’s 31st annual Spirit Day basketball game. The high school seniors went head to head with fifth and sixth graders, making a valiant effort despite the wacky games concocted by P.E. teachers Larry Huusko and Jenna Lucas. The alumni handicaps included imaginative challenges like: “Olympic Pairs Figure Basketball,” a tribute to the Olympics in which the alumni had to hold hands as they played; “Seussmania Basketball,” which required the alumni to wear festive costumes and recite lines from Seuss books in honor of the author...Read more
A 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.
A glistening four-foot ice sculpture, exquisite floral arrangements, compelling archive displays, trays of sparkling champagne — Every detail adorning the The Ritz-Carlton reception area and ballroom on March 11 exuded splendor and school spirit. However, it was the nearly 350 men and women gathered that evening that made Rossman School’s Centennial Gala truly enchanting.
As guests enjoyed drinks and hors d’oeuvres, they mingled among friends, old and new, including alumni and past and present parents, trustees, faculty and staff. The varied group presented the perfect picture of...Read more
Twenty-two alumni from the Class of 2011 teamed up March 10 for Rossman’s 30th annual Spirit Day basketball game. The high school seniors went head to head with fifth and sixth graders, making a valiant effort despite the wacky games concocted by P.E. teachers Larry Huusko and Jenna Lucas. The alumni handicaps included imaginative challenges like: “Hula Hoop Ball,” in which the alumni team played ball while paired up inside hula hoops; “Spring Break Beach Ball,” which required the alumni to keep a beach ball in the air during play; and “Relative Game,” which transformed siblings of alumni...Read more
When Mary Rossman and Helen Schwaner founded Rossman School in 1917, the world had yet to experience the culinary delights of food trucks and froYo. The sport of bubble soccer and art of balloon modeling had yet to be dreamed up, and green screens and bubble buses had...Read more
Twenty alumni from the Class of 2010 teamed up March 4 for Rossman’s 29th annual Spirit Day basketball game. The high school seniors went head to head with fifth and sixth graders, making a valiant effort despite the wacky games concocted by P.E. teachers Larry Huusko and Jenna Lucas. The alumni handicaps included imaginative challenges like: "Barrel Ball," in which the alumni team played ball while holding up Kan Jam goals; "Daytona 500" in which only alumni riding on scooters could shoot, pass or dribble; "Relative Game," in which relatives of the alumni created some friendly
The Class of 2009 made a valiant effort in the 28th annual Spirit Day basketball game on March 6, but the fifth and sixth graders defeated the high school seniors 71-14. However, the alumni team proved victorious too, showing a great sense of humor and impressive skills amidst the 13 imaginative alumni handicaps dreamed up by P.E. teachers Jenna Babcock and Larry Huusko.
Twenty-six members of Rossman’s Class of 2009 returned for the hijinks. The returning seniors represented John Burroughs School (10), Ladue High School (3), MICDS (6), Parkway Central High School (1), St. Louis....Read more
The Rossman School Parents’ Club rolled out the red carpet on March 7 for a media-themed trivia night that raised more than $40,000 for the children of Rossman School. Nearly 150 parents, alumni and faculty gathered in the Marshall gymnasium to participate in the rousing trivia competition, which ended in a three-way tie for first place. Teams also competed in contests for best costume and best table decorations. Up for grabs in a silent auction was a dazzling array of class projects and Rossman rarities.
The event was chaired by six dedicated parents: Praida Daengsurisri, Lucie...Read more
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