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  • Speech and Debate Officers: Amelia Fox '22, Clara Villalba '22, Joan Joseph '21 (Dina Kaplan '22, not pictured)

    Debate team scores a trio of firsts

    Ransom Everglades speech and debate teams won three sweepstakes at the National Speech and Debate Association National Qualifying Tournament on February 27. RE students won the Congress Sweepstakes, Debate Sweepstakes and Individual Events Speech Sweepstakes at the virtual competition. The top two teams in each event qualified for NSDA national championships this summer. Faculty member Kate Hamm led the Raiders at the event.
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  • Sebastian Arguello '21, Felipe Clavijo '21, Victoria Davis '21, Isabella Henriquez '21, Daniel Mendoza '21

    Five students receive Hispanic scholar recognition

    Five seniors – Sebastian Arguello '21, Felipe Clavijo '21, Victoria Davis '21, Isabella Henriquez '21 and Daniel Mendoza '21  – were named National Hispanic Recognition Program Scholars, a distinction earned by less than three percent of students who take the PSAT examination during their junior year. The recognition from the College Board considers students' performances on the PSAT exam and in AP classes, and they must have a grade-point average of 3.5 or higher.
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  • HealthcaRE members Sabrina Shipley '22, Amanda Harris '22, Dylan Stone '22 and Alexa Hommen '22

    HealthcaRE club helps meet need for diapers

    The HealthcaRE club, which seeks to promote student wellness, collected more than 3,000 diapers and 4,000 baby wipes from February 10-12 for the Miami Diaper Bank, a local non-profit organization committed to relieving the need for diapers and diaper-related products during the pandemic. Amanda Harris '22, a club officer along with Peri Gould '21 and Charlotte Wang '21, organized the on-campus collection.
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  • Alexa Hommen '22

    Marine Field Research students go shark tagging

    Ransom Everglades’ Marine Field Research students participated in one of the course's signature field trips: a shark-tagging excursion. Two classes of juniors and seniors each spent a day aboard a 55-foot research vessel in mid-February, looking for sharks on Biscayne Bay near Stiltsville and then, when a catch was made, stabilizing the shark and executing a number of research tasks.
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Coconut Grove, FL 33133
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.