A day in the life of an upper schooler—from a new take on an old statistical problem, to a history discussion on how food affected nations embroiled in WWII.
At Rowland Hall, we believe that students who are deeply engaged in their learning today become thoughtful citizens ready for a dynamic tomorrow.
In spring and summer 2022, Rowland Hall senior and then new graduate Max Smart had the chance to assist science teacher Dr. Padmashree Rida with research on treatment resistance for triple-negative breast cancer patients, which was to be published in a special issue of the International Journal of Molecular Sciences. It was a unique opportunity for the young scientist, who not only experienced the academic research process in a real-world setting, but also contributed to finding answers for patients diagosed with this particularly lethal type of cancer.
Leadership is a skill that can be learned by anyone. At Rowland Hall's Salt Lake City Middle School, eighth-grade faculty are finding new ways to help students understand what it means to be a leader, and to learn how to build and practice those skills.
At Rowland Hall, fourth graders are getting to know Great Salt Lake on a personal level by tying the current threats facing the lake with their in-class Utah studies. Through their own research, they're working to inspire others, start conversations, and find solutions.
Knowing how to recognize, name, hold, and express emotions is an invaluable part of social-emotional growth. At Rowland Hall, 3PreK students enjoy a variety of activities centered around feelings. These activities help build social-emotional skills by allowing the preschoolers to both learn and recognize their feelings, and to discover how to turn those feelings into positive actions.
The Rowland Hall debate team ended the 2021–2022 season on a high: not only did they capture their second consecutive region and state titles, but they also enjoyed a return to in-person competition.