The Intermountain West’s First and Finest Independent School
We inspire students to lead ethical and productive lives through a college preparatory program that promotes the pursuit of academic and personal excellence.

Looking for something special?

School News

RSS Feeds
Alerts Signup
Congrats to our seven National Merit Semifinalists! Back row, from left: Josh Nkoy, Lane Baker, and Matthew Orford. Front row, from left: Tobi Yoon, Alicia Lu, David Bernstein, and Cindy Shen. These students, now seniors, earned this distinction for scoring in the top percentile of Utah juniors who took the PSAT. They'll continue in the competition for the National Merit Scholarship.
SummerWorks is one of Salt Lake City's best summer experiences for kids, and it has gained an outstanding reputation as a "leadership laboratory," where young campers transition through guided levels of training to become skilled counselors. Rowland Hall grad Liza Badenhausen '15 and others keep coming back each year.
Steiner Community Garden, which is located on the Steiner Property just west of the McCarthey Campus, is a Wasatch Community Network Garden. Steiner Community Garden is seeking new gardeners for the 2016 season! The cost for plot rental and water for the entire season is only $35. If you would like a plot, please contact Jensen Morgan at
We hope to see you at the annual All-School Carnival Friday, May 20, from 3:15 to 6 pm at the McCarthey Campus. This is a school-wide celebration made possible by the senior class of 2016 and student council, so bring the whole family for food, games, and a great time. Enjoy bouncy houses, face painting, carnival games with prizes, sweet treats, a dunk tank, and more!
Rowmark Ski Academy wrapped up a landmark year with six national ski championship titles plus three titles from an alumna. While the team saw successes and personal bests throughout the year in all disciplines and all age groups, the national championship titles are the icing on the cake. In 2016, Rowmark skiers have captured more championship titles than any other high school ski team in the country. "In my tenure as headmaster, I have never seen or heard of any ski academy with a comparable accomplishment," said Alan Sparrow, head of school.
Go green all week long during Rowland Hall's epic Earth Week celebration Friday, April 15, through Friday, April 22. Highlights include a guest lecture 9:15 am April 19 by Tariq Banuri, internationally renowned economics professor and member of 2007 Nobel Peace Prize Inter-governmental Panel on Climate Change. Plus, at 6:30 pm April 20, enjoy a free, public screening of Racing Extinction. This 2015 film by the Oscar-winning director of The Cove illustrates the issues of endangered species and mass extinction.
Rowland Hall's interdisciplinary performance "Gallery" brought the departments of music, art, dance, and creative writing together in a collaborative showcase that challenged viewers to let their senses be their guide.
Pack the bleachers and support the Rowland Hall Baseball team as they play a doubleheader on Mon, Apr 18 at Smith's Ballpark. The first game begins at 3:30pm. Admission is free and free pizza will be served to all Winged Lion fans! Once again, our Upper School baseball team gets the exciting opportunity to play two games in Smith's Ballpark, home of the Salt Lake Bees. Cost of the vouchers is $6 each. Please contact Director of Athletics Kendra Tomsic at if you are interested in purchasing vouchers.
Congratulations to the Rowmark dynamic duo, sister and brother, Madi and Tommy Hoffman! On March 30, Madi won the U16 U.S. National slalom title and Tommy won the U14 U.S. National slalom title. Capturing this title by skiing against the top U14 and U16 skiers in the country is an incredible accomplishment!
Rowland Hall's award winning Jazz Band performs a Spring Concert on Thursday, April 7 at 7 pm in the Larimer Center for the Performing Arts. The concert features lower, middle, and upper school bands. Everyone is invited!
Four Rowmark/Rowland Hall alums qualified for the 2016 NCAA Alpine Championships in Steamboat, Colorado. Qualifying is based on individual season-long performance and is a huge accomplishment, especially because the current NCAA circuit is dominated by world-class European racers. Bryan Cookson '13 enjoyed a career best while competing for the University of New Hampshire. He placed 12th in the slalom and helped his team take 10th place! Carter Dowd '12, a senior at Babson College, is a six-time All-American!
Thanks to players for their dedication and families for their support throughout this fun winter season. Thanks to the Middle School Boosters for providing every athlete with a sport specific T-shirt showing school spirit. Rowland Hall is fortunate to have such a dedicated group of coaches who put in countless hours to develop the skills of student athletes. Read on for a recap of each team's season.
Upper School athletes enjoyed a successful winter season. The swim team and boys and girls basketball teams qualified for and took part in post-season competition.
Several Winged Lions were recognized with accolades this fall and winter. Each season, the Salt Lake Tribune and Deseret News honor athletes with All-State and All-Region titles.
Rowmark Academy's Junior Program led by director Troy Price had one of its most successful years to date. Close to 60 Rowland Hall students make up the Junior Program, which ranges from kindergarten to eighth grade. Students competed in many local, regional, national, and international competitions throughout the season. The main focus, as always, is improving skiing skills, having fun with classmates, providing professional coaching, and fostering a lifelong appreciation for skiing and the outdoors.
The first half of the season consisted of great accomplishments and personal bests. It's been nice to have good powder back in Western U.S. this year, but Rowmark's U19s in particular have faced the challenge of racing in snow, rain, and fog all year long. This group has a very demanding travel schedule and the level of competition is always top notch. The U16s have a comparatively less demanding travel schedule, but the level of competition on this circuit has also been high. The athletes have stepped up to the plate to perform exceptionally well while keeping current with their schoolwork. As a team, 69% of the Rowmarkers made the Headmaster or Honor Roll list first semester. This is the highest percentage in the program's history. Congratulations!
Rowmark Ski Academy alumna Breezy Johnson snagged a U.S. Ski Team nomination upon graduation in 2013, and has since been diligently working her way up the international ranks. But few people could have predicted her meteoric rise this winter.
Faculty Staff Appreciation Week is April 11 through 15! During this week, parents shower our faculty and staff with appreciation by providing daily coffee service, snacks in the faculty lounges, lunch on Tuesday, and finishing the week with a special breakfast where they receive small gift certificates to local businesses. This week requires the support of all our parents. If you have any questions, please contact the Faculty Appreciation Week Co-Chairs, Erica Keil ( or Manisha Shah (
Join Rowland Hall's dancers, band members, visual artists, poets, and dancers in a gallery stroll of collaborative exploration, it is an all-sensory interactive art experiment. Join us at the Larimer Center for the Performing Arts, March 31 – April 2 at 7pm. Adults: $8 • Students: $5 • Kids Under 8: Free.

You Belong at Rowland Hall


720 South Guardsman Way
Salt Lake City, Utah 84108
powered by finalsite