Learn More About Ross School Tennis Academy

Ross School Tennis Academy (RSTA) offers an unusual and dynamic program for national and international junior players that combines an engaging, global curriculum with the highest level of competitive tennis training available. The Academy is the first of its kind in the New York City area, combining a full academic program with a complete physical and mental conditioning program.

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Riverhead Foundation and Marine Science Course Collaborate on Aquatic Mystery

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Marine Science students at Ross School got a rare glimpse into the biology of a seal last week when representatives from the Riverhead Foundation for Marine Research and Preservation conducted a seal necropsy in Ross School’s EcoLab. The class was allowed to assist Rescue Program Director and Biologist Kimberly Durham in a postmortem examination on an eight-month-old female harbor seal that was found beached in East Moriches.

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Personal Experience Turns Survivor into Activist

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According to the Bureau of Justice Statistics, roughly 20 to 30 percent of women experience sexual violence in their lifetime. Nearly two-thirds of assaults go unreported, due in part to the stigma surrounding rape. In light of these unnerving statistics, Ross School senior Amanda Mintz has devoted her Senior Project to raising awareness about sexual assault through education.

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Lower School Students Elect Student Government Representatives

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While Americans were voting to elect the next president, Ross Lower School students exercised their civic duty by electing members of the LS Sixth Grade Executive Committee. The elections were designed as the culminating experience of the year’s Lower School civics curriculum, which coincided with the U.S. presidential election cycle.

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Students Engage in Pre-Election Teach-In Day

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Ross School students in grades 7–12 received a comprehensive introduction to the American political system last week during Ross School’s Election Day Teach-In. In lieu of their typical classes, students were divided into groups by paired grade levels for a series of discussions and interactive learning experiences to help them better understand and synthesize the information they’d learned during the 2016 presidential race.

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