The Randolph Journey

Volleyball Alumnae Come Home

By Julie Gold The volleyball season kicked off this year with a new tradition, a blue vs. white game. The opponents for this scrimmage were eight volleyball alumnae, ...
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What Did We Learn from the Eclipse?

It sure was great for school to be in session as Randolph kids enjoyed the high-energy Great American Eclipse on Monday, August 21. The excitement was everywhere as Head ...
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Why the Middle Years are so Important

Early in my career, a 6th grade student of mine said, with some consternation, “Why are my friends like different people every day?”   I recall it so clearly because it ...
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The Best Investment You Can Make for Your Child

"Randolph means a quality education. It's been 25 years since Roy finished here and it is still the best investment I ever made." The Priest family appreciates Randolph ...
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Rooted in Randolph

In the yearbook, a thousand students looks really small, but from this podium, it looks huge. As I stand here and look out into the crowd, I see lots of faces facing the ...
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What Can We Learn from the Eclipse?

As everyone is aware, there is an exciting event coming up very soon – a solar eclipse! At Randolph, we are committed to the value of experiential learning and the ...
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The Gold Standard

One of my favorite parts of my job as Director of Athletics  is catching up with our alumni. And my conversations with one recent alumna illustrate what makes this so ...
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Convocation: Strange Symmetry

This week, the Classes of 2018 and 2030 will participate in Opening Convocation. Convocation marks the beginning and the conclusion of the Randolph journey, and is one ...
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The Wright Family Connects with Randolph

It was my dad’s response to a teenage rant that set me on the path I travel today.   I can recall coming home from high school one day perturbed that my best girlfriends ...
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Cole Bryant ’11: From AP Art Concentration to Career

  • Rebecca Moore
  • 14.08.2017
  • Arts
By Cathie M. Mayne and Jessie Mayne '08 Jessie and I interviewed Randolph lifer Cole Bryant '11 at The Garage in Southside Birmingham. Dressed in his favorite shoes and ...
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A Passion for Neuroscience

  • Rebecca Moore
  • 14.08.2017
  • #8lead
What does it mean when we talk about providing an individualized learning experience? One way is to provide opportunities for students to pursue and discover subjects ...
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Seniors to Freshmen: Make the Most of It!

Every day at Randolph, an adult suggests to a student that he or she take a risk or try something new. Hearing this advice from an adult does not have the same impact as ...
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6 Steps to a Paperless Life

I have a confession. I am not, by nature, an organized person. Anyone who has seen the piles of books, toys, mail, and hair accessories on my night stand can verify that ...
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Enjoy Watching Them Play

By the age of 13, seven out of 10 children will quit organized sports. If we want our children to be physically fit and active, and to accrue the benefits of exercise ...
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Have No Fear

To most seniors the idea of being at school at half past six in the morning seems as outlandish as it is unlikely. And as for the idea of getting to school at that hour ...
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Top Tips for 4th Grade

At the end of the school year, Randolph's 4th graders compiled advice for the students who would be following in their footsteps. If you have been reading our posts ...
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