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School News

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  • RE students named National Merit Semifinalists

    Ten Ransom Everglades seniors were named semifinalists in the 2020 National Merit Scholarship Program, putting them in the top one percent of students who took the 2018 PSAT. Zachary Buttrick '20, Joseph Gross '20, Sophie Leibowitz '20, Natalia Lopez '20, Ashley Nguyen '20, Timothy Sucher '20, Isaac Szomstein '20, Benjamin Thorpe '20, Dylan Tie-Shue '20 and Anthony Wolfe '20 have been invited to continue in the competition for National Merit Scholarships.
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  • STEM Center gets walls, stairs, elevator core

    Solid walls, internal stairs and an elevator core have emerged in the new STEM Center as precast panels have been put into place and all temporary supports removed. Work on the outdoor stair/seating area began Sept. 11, and window installation commenced a day later. Despite a brief halt of work when Hurricane Dorian was a threat, the building remains on schedule.
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  • Spirit rally ahead of RivalRE games

    Ransom Everglades upper school students gathered in the Anderson gymnasium on Sept. 10 for a pep rally in support of a variety of sports contests leading up to the Sept. 13 RivalRE games, including the annual "Battle for the Oar" varsity football game against Palmer Trinity. Head of School Penny Townsend rallied students by noting that she has had only her kayak paddle – no oar – for the last year.
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  • College counselors meet with senior parents

    RE's college counseling team met with senior parents to engage them in the college process, sharing nuts-and-bolts information regarding dates, deadlines and procedures, and also highlighting the high level of personal attention provided to all members of the Class of 2020. Head of School Penny Townsend opened the Aug. 27 event at the Lewis Family Auditorium. Director of College Counseling Claudia Jolivert and counselors Daniel Creasy and Aleny Garcia each addressed the dozens of parents in attendance.
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  • Roof completed, panels on way

    Cement was poured for the STEM Center roof in late August as RE's construction team began to install large, pre-fabricated panels that will form the exterior of the building on the south and west sides. In just a few weeks, windows will be delivered.
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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.