For boarding students around the world, living apart from your family and far from your homeland can be a daunting experience. While many residential schools rely upon the use of dormitories to house their students, Ross School provides students with the warmth of a family environment. Continue reading
This school year, Ross welcomes students from 17 countries to East Hampton as part of the school’s international boarding program, which comprises more than half of the Upper School population. Continue reading
Ross School is proud to announce the launch of its recently redesigned website, ross.org. The new site’s bold new look and functionality is meant to provide prospective day and boarding families with a comprehensive view of the Ross experience. Among the site’s new features are mobile-responsive layouts, simplified information, increased multimedia offerings, and a fresh, new aesthetic.
The start of the 2017–2018 academic year has brought a number of new faces to campus. Ross News is pleased to present the most recent additions to our school community: Continue reading
The United States–India Educational Foundation has selected Debra McCall, Director of Teacher Certification and Professional Development at Ross School, as the recipient of a Fulbright-Nehru Academic and Professional Excellence Award. These awards promote cultural exchange between the citizens of the United States and India, and support research in a wide range of academic disciplines. Continue reading
The future is bright for Sofia Kriger ’13, a Ross alumna who has made her passion for music a source of empowerment for youth in underserved areas.
A highlight of Summer Term has been the Wellness Surfing elective. Along Mecox Beach, students have gained an appreciation of the power of the Atlantic Ocean. Instructors Matt and Orson Frisbie have been teaching the students fundamentals like paddling techniques, reading the waves, and water safety. Continue reading
One of Summer Term’s most popular courses has been Innovation Lab @Ross’s Marine Science. The class focuses on the study of marine life, with the added benefit of using the rich shoreline of Long Island’s East End as a living classroom. Continue reading
For many international students pursuing a college education in an English-speaking country, one of the most significant steps in their admissions process is taking the TOEFL test, which measures how well non-native English speakers can use and understand the English language. Continue reading
The scents of Latin cooking filled the halls of the Senior Building this week, as Chef Julie Jacobs led students through a recipe for enchiladas in the Culinary Arts elective course. In preparation, the students have been making components like corn tortillas all week long. Continue reading