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List of 4 news stories.

  • Five local physicians joined Head of School Penny Townsend on the school’s virtual REturn to Campus Medical Panel

    Doctors lead REturn to School Medical Panel

    Five local physicians joined Head of School Penny Townsend on the school’s virtual REturn to Campus Medical Panel on September 23, answering questions about COVID-19 testing, mask-wearing, social distancing, campus safety, risk mitigation and more. Several hundred members of the Ransom Everglades community logged in for the event. If you missed it, you can watch it here. You can also find it on our REturn to Campus webpage.
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  • Head of School Penny Townsend

    Parents attend first virtual back-to-school nights

    Ransom Everglades parents didn't exactly go back to school on this year's Back-to-School Nights – they gathered in living rooms across South Florida, opened their laptops and clicked into each of their child's classes, popping onto tiled screens with other parents to virtually meet their child's teachers and experience 12-minute forays into each class. These first-ever REmote Back-to-School Nights illustrated just how experienced, agile and engaging RE's faculty have become on the school's remote platform.
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  • Ransom Everglades' 2021 National Merit Semifinalists

    Twelve RE seniors named National Merit Semifinalists

    Twelve Ransom Everglades seniors earned National Merit Semifinalist recognition, advancing in the 2021 National Merit Scholarship program based on their performance on last year's PSAT exam. The students – Felipe Clavijo '21, Liam de Araujo '21, Margaret Dill '21, Alex Dray '21, Fahrenaz Hatami '21, Axel Hicks '21, Daniel Jackson '21, Bruce Jagid '21, Erik Medina '21, Gabe Pulido '21, Maya Rosen '21 and Viviana Vela '21 – scored in the top one percent of the 1.5 million who took the test nationwide in 2019.
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  • Kirk Brennan, Leonard Satterwhite, Greg MacDonald

    College admission officials meet with Class of 2021

    Admission officials from three schools – Lafayette College, the University of Southern California and Washington and Lee University – met virtually with Ransom Everglades senior students and parents on September 3 to explain the changed landscape in college admissions because of the global pandemic, and offer tips on navigating the application process in 2020-21.
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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.