Diversity, Equity and Inclusion News Archive

2020

  • June

    Carlos Watson '87

    Carlos Watson '87 leads national town hall on race

    Carlos Watson '87, chief executive officer of the media company Ozy, helped organize and lead the conversation for "The Time is Now: Race and Resolution," a virtual roundtable on racial injustice and next steps for our nation that aired on a number of cable outlets on June 8. If you missed it, you can watch it in full here.
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  • January

    RE enjoys exchange with Booker T. Washington

    During the annual weeklong exchange between Ransom Everglades School and Booker T. Washington Senior High, students from both schools welcomed their partners from across town, stepping out of their comfort zones to look at school life from a new vantage point. The student ambassadors attended classes together, shared stories and laughs, and built friendships.
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  • Ryan Sears '18

    Sears '18 honors legacy of MLK

    Ryan Sears '18 returned to a familiar spot at Ransom Everglades: behind the podium on the Lewis Family Auditorium stage. There, where he had opened so many upper school assemblies as student body president during his senior year, Sears addressed RE students on the life and legacy of Martin Luther King Jr., and urged them to extend that legacy with thoughtful action. At the conclusion of his talk in honor of the MLK holiday, he received a standing ovation.
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  • Son of Nazi soldier recalls the horrors of the Holocaust

    A conscience-stricken son of a Nazi soldier, Dr. Bernd Wollschlaeger shared with upper school students his long, emotional quest to make some amends for the atrocities of the Holocaust during a talk at the Lewis Family Auditorium in honor of Holocaust Remembrance Day on Jan 27.
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Middle School2045 South Bayshore DriveTel: 305-250-6850
Upper School3575 Main HighwayTel: 305-460-8800
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.