Upper School Newsletter, Week of 10/16-10/23


Parents, please take a moment to mark your calendars. The following are important dates that you do not want to miss:


2014 District Champions Lady Royals Golf

Zeng Sisters

Courtney, Kelsey and Taylor Zeng were featured in the Orlando Sentinel this week. The article, written by Lauren Ely, touches on the Zeng’s Chinese heritage and how it has shaped their life.

View the article HERE


Homecoming Week – Dress Up Days

Monday, Oct. 20: Theme Day – Back to the 80’s! Come dressed in your craziest 80’s wear! Whether you’re PAC-Man, a rocker or an exercise junky, express yourself in the most off the wall way!

Tuesday, Oct. 21: Tacky Tourist Day – “Look it’s Mickey.” “Oh Wow! Let me take a selfie”! We all know those tacky tourists, so come repping the tackiest clothes and accessories a tourist could have!

Wednesday, Oct. 22: Character Day – Also known as Live Another Life day. Come as your favorite movie, book, or comics character and live a day in the life!

Thursday, Oct. 23: Dynamic Duo Day – “Birds of a feather flock together!” Get with a friend and come as an inseparable pair! From Batman and Robin to Ketchup and Mustard, some duos are so dynamic that they can’t stand alone!

Friday, Oct. 24: Spirit Day – Show off your royal pride by sporting blue and gold attire as well as your 2014 Homecoming T-shirt!

Click here for the full 2014 Homecoming Packet!


Girls basketball tryouts are Monday, October 20 from 3:30-5:00pm in the gym.

Top Colleges visiting the Orlando area!

Washington University in St. Louis-Sunday, Oct. 19th:

Yale Young Global Scholars Program

An official Yale University program, participants in the Yale Young Global Scholars Program for Outstanding High School Students can expect an amazing summer experience studying in beautiful campus lecture halls and classrooms, living in Yale’s historic residential colleges, eating in award-winning dining halls, meeting a talented community of fellow students, engaging with world-renowned professors, and interacting with extraordinary visiting practitioners.Apply now for summer 2015!

The online application can be found here. Application deadline is February 26, 2015

Session dates for summer 2015 are:

Politics, Law, and Economics (PLE) – June 23 – July 6

International Affairs and Security (IAS) – July 9 – July 22
(formerly known as Studies in Grand Strategy)

Science, Policy, and Innovation (SPI) – July 25 – August 7



Order your yearbook at while supplies last!

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