News Archive

2019

  • May

    RE climate change symposium educates, inspires

    Ransom Everglades staged its third-annual RE Energy and Climate Change Symposium over four days, bringing in political leaders, sustainability experts and environmental activists for informative talks and offering its first-ever Student Research Showcase.
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  • April

    Sophomore in top 5 percent of science fair

    Rohit Yavagal '21 finished in the top five percent of students who participated in the 2019 Miami Dade County Public Schools Science Fair, winning recognition as a finalist-alternate for the State of Florida Science Fair March 26-29. Yavagal worked under RE science faculty members Jay Salon and Scott Erdmann on his project: exploring methods to decrease the amount of sulfate in the Everglades.

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  • March

    Veciana-Suarez highlights OBODOS

    Novelist, syndicated columnist and Cuban immigrant Ana Veciana-Suarez spent a special day at the Middle School for the second annual One Book, One Day, One School (OBODOS) event, sharing her personal story, providing insight into her life's work, and explaining the inspiration behind her novel Flight to Freedom.
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  • February

    MS students travel to Puerto Rico

    More than 50 Middle School students traveled to Puerto Rico Feb. 15-18 for a cultural immersion trip that allowed them to hone their speaking skills while experiencing the beauty and diversity of the island’s landscape; exploring the history preserved in Old San Juan and Ponce; and eating – and even cooking! – authentic local cuisine.
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  • Freshmen return from Outward Bound

    Some 150 ninth graders spent five days and four nights in Florida's 10,000 Islands in late January, participating in Ransom Everglades' annual freshman adventure that illustrates the school's commitment to experiential learning and fostering an appreciation of the natural world. The freshmen broke off into teams of eight students each and undertook separate journeys through the region's waterways with guides from the North Carolina-based Outward Bound. Photo Gallery
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  • January

    Technology and sustainability at RE

    If you have passed through the Quad at the Upper School recently, you could not have missed seeing the large, wooden-framed, soil-filled box near the dining hall. This box, which will soon include a computer-programmed robotic gardening system and, we hope, eventually sprout organically grown fruits, vegetables and herbs, represents the latest addition to the myriad multi-disciplinary programs that we offer at Ransom Everglades.
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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.