Lower School students wave pom-poms provided by the Parents’ Association during the Parade of Athletes, the finale of fall Spirit Week and the kickoff for Homecoming Weekend.
The spontaneous eruption of joy among friends. The charge of an unexpected discovery in a STEM lab. That quiet moment of anticipation before the big game. The thrill of hitting that high note during a live performance. These are the Ravenscroft moments captured in A Thousand Words, our photo essay feature.
- A Thousand Words
Athletic Director and head football coach Ned Gonet, at right, greets the scores of football alumni who have gathered to mark his last regular-season home game on Friday, Oct. 21, as he prepares to retire from coaching after 42 seasons at Ravenscroft.
- One World
The two-year course continuum, Foundations of the Modern World and Emergence of the Modern World, helps students understand the events that shaped human history and better connect them to the global context of current events.
From its first pages, Framing Our Future identifies attracting, retaining and supporting “high-performing individuals who are committed to the unique independent school environment” as essential to the school’s vision for the future.
After finding connection with Alpha Omega Campus Ministry as a freshman, the Mann Scholar remains “passionate about being able to do this same thing for others.”
The renowned cardiologist’s inspirational talk shares what had been a private part of his journey: contending with a profound reading disability since childhood.
- Ravens Rewind
Part of a yearlong celebration, the 1997 image captured by Ray Barbour ’77 pays tribute to Ravenscroft’s 25th year in North Raleigh and its first graduating class.
Ravenscroft has offered summer camp for more than 45 years, with today’s robust slate spanning athletics, fine arts, STEM, special themed programs and a popular day camp.
- A Thousand Words
Crystal Garris’ PreK class enjoys exploring campus — including a stop at the new Olander Center for Student Life at the A.E. Finley Activity Center.