The COVID-19 outbreak provided Ransom Everglades the impetus to establish REmote School, a robust virtual learning experience that allows for the continuation of instruction even when our students and teachers are off-site and our campuses closed. REmote School relies on easy-to-use technological tools, our teachers’ creativity and students’ ingenuity to create a vibrant virtual classroom.
When upper school student editors of TheCatalyst newspaper realized the business shutdown caused by the pandemic would prevent them from obtaining a printed spring newspaper, they decided to take the paper online. The result is a gleaming new website populated with engaging and frequently updated stories.
Colleges and universities are “desperate” to open their doors and have strong financial imperatives to do so, but students heading off to college in the fall will likely see dramatic changes in campus life, a higher education consultant from McKinsey Miami – Andre Dua P’22 ’24 ’27 – told RE families during a webinar on May 28.
When the 2020 Ransom Everglades Student Research Expo at Frost Science was cancelled due to COVID-19, RE STEM faculty and students worked together to ensure that the RE community could still view – and interact with – students' work by creating a number of remarkable virtual museums showcasing more than 350 projects.
Founded in 1903, Ransom Everglades School is a coeducational, college preparatory day school for grades 6 - 12 located on two campuses in Coconut Grove, Florida. Ransom Everglades School produces graduates who "believe that they are in the world not so much for what they can get out of it as for what they can put into it." The mission of Ransom Everglades School is to provide an educational environment in which the pursuit of honor, academic excellence and intellectual growth is complemented by concern for the physical, cultural and character development of each student. The school provides rigorous college preparation that promotes the student's sense of identity, community, personal integrity and values for a productive and satisfying life, and prepares the student to lead and to contribute to society.