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List of 6 news stories.

  • Jonas: Myles Heller ’24

    MS drama students perform The Giver

    The coronavirus outbreak forced the cancellation of the last of three performances of The Giver by RE’s middle school drama students, but it did not diminish the impact of the powerful play. Myles Heller ’24 and Fiona Oberg ’24 led a talented and well-rehearsed cast in the production, which featured a 12-year-old boy (Heller) who partnered with an old man, The Giver (Oberg), to bring humanity to a not-quite-utopian society. 

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  • Melinda Gonzalez, Amal Tabet, Nicole Murray, Lisette Di Gasbarro, Carola Pimentel, Soledad Awad and Javier Lugo

    Parents support RE financial aid at 37th auction

    More than 300 Ransom Everglades parents, faculty and friends jammed the middle school gymnasium March 7 for an evening of dining, dancing and bidding to support the school’s $5 million annual financial aid program. The 37th annual auction of the Ransom Everglades Parents’ Association (REPA) – dubbed the Boho Beach SoiRÉe – drew more than 300 partygoers in boho-chic attire who enjoyed a delectable buffet of modern Lebanese cuisine supplied by the soon-to-open Amal restaurant. Photo Gallery
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  • Physics teacher Paul Natland '02 leading bridge competition

    Junior wins dramatic bridge-busting finale

    The bridge built by Yuhan Liu ’21 finished first in Ransom Everglades’ highly anticipated annual bridge-busting competition at the Lewis Family Auditorium, outperforming the other four finalists as each bridge was loaded with weight until it splintered dramatically to shouts and applause by students.

    Check out the scene in the Lewis Family Auditorium as Yuhan Liu's bridge is tested here.
    Watch the video (RE Builds) produced last year on the competition here.
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  • RE juniors, Anders Aagaard ’21, Samuel Lindemann ’21 and Walker White ’21, present their plan for PetFit

    PetFit wins RE Business Plan Challenge

    Three Ransom Everglades juniors who love their dogs and want to ensure their pets’ long-term wellbeing devised a harness equipped with electronics to monitor a dog’s health and location. Their plan for PetFit, unveiled during the 7th Annual Business Plan Challenge March 2 at the Pagoda, proved the favorite of an alumni panel of judges and advanced to the Innovate South Florida 2020 High School Business Plan Competition.
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  • Stephen Garrett '20, Dylan Tie-Shue '20, Alex van Lidth '22 and Sofia Paraoulaki de Miranda '23 scored in the top one percent in the nation on age-appropriate American Math Competitions

    RE students excel on national math test

    Four RE math students scored in the top one percent in the nation on American Math Competitions exams to advance in a prestigious national math competition. Dylan Tie-Shue '20 and Stephen Garrett '20 advanced after taking the American Mathematics Competition 12 test; Alex van Lidth '22 and Sofia Paraoulaki de Miranda '23 advanced after taking the AMC 10. They excelled among some 300,000 students from 6,000 schools.
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  • Members of the RE

    Robotics team advances to 2020 worlds

    A robotics team from Ransom Everglades advanced to the 2020 VEX Robotics World Championship by winning a top award – the Think Award – at the South Florida regional championship at Florida International University on Feb. 29. The "Dark Matter" squad of Alex Van Lidth '22, Andre Joseph '22, Max Vallone '22, Dashielle DeStefano '22, Jonah Bennett '21 and Felipe Clavijo '21 finished fourth overall among 57 teams.
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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.