Raider Review
 

WATCH OUT WORLD

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Fishing for Sharks in the Name of Research

Seventeen Gulliver Prep students set sail on a unique excursion this winter, boarding a vessel at Crandon Marina in Key Biscayne and sailing to Soldier Key in Biscayne National Park to fish for … sharks? That's right. Sharks. >>More on the research trip with UM 

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Helping With St. Maarten Cleanup

Middle school students Matteo Akl '23, Bruno Idagarra '23, and John Ryan Schappert '23 joined Primary and Lower School Principal Rachel Griffin in an effort to clean up a section of beaches and wetlands in St. Maarten in January. It was one of many areas in the Caribbean ravaged by Hurricane Irma in September. >>Learn about this IB community service project 


SPOTLIGHT ON THE ARTS

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Student Beaux Artists

The Lowe Art Museum's 2018 Beaux Arts Festival included artwork by two Gulliver Middle School students, as part of its Student Artist Showcase. Eva Mesa '23 placed first in graphics, and Allison Keepax '23 was a finalist. Their art was chosen from more than 350 works entered. >>More on this juried contest


RAIDER ATHLETICS

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Winter Athletics Playoffs Near

Girls' basketball, boys' basketball, girls' soccer, boys' soccer and the Gulliver Sailing Team are all approaching the conclusions of their regular seasons, and gearing up for playoffs. The girls' basketball team is undefeated in the district, boys' basketball aims to defend its conference championship,  and more. >> Full winter athletics update


ALUMNI CONNECTION

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Entertaining Alumni Activities, Near and Far

Alumni stepped up to the plate at the Alumni Baseball Game & Tailgate, caught up in Los Angeles during Gulliver Travels and networked at a Raider's Edge event in Miami. >>Read the recaps

 

Gulliver Connect

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 Upcoming Alumni Events 

February 22: Alumni Social – Whiskey Joe's
(Key Biscayne)

March 3: Alumni Basketball Tournament
(Prep Campus)

March 7: Gulliver Travels – Atlanta (TBD)

 

>>For more information on alumni events, please contact Rachele Huelsman, director of alumni relations#GulliverAlumni #ForeverARaider


UPCOMING EVENTS

 MARK YOUR CALENDARS 

  • February 5, 10:00 a.m. – Raider Challenge Golf Tournament
  • February 7, 8:15 a.m. – Academy Parent Coffee Chat
  • February 19: Holiday – No Classes
  • February 12, 6:00 p.m. – Student Choreography Showcase
  • February 22, 8:30 a.m. – Academy Parents' Association Meeting
  • February 22-25, 7:00 p.m. – The Gulliver Prep Players present
    Urinetown: The Musical
  • March 1, 8:30 a.m. – Prep Parent Coffee Chat
  • March 3, 7:00 p.m. - Prep Parent Social

>>Full activities calendar


EMPOWERING OUR FUTURE

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Journey to the Future: a New Gala Experience

Our gala this year will be an extraordinary experience, unprecedented in school history. Designed and produced by acclaimed marketing and production company WOW Factor, the event will bring together more than 700 members of our Gulliver community, including current and former parents, alumni, board members and community leaders. >>More on the Annual Gala, including sponsorship opportunities


 
Frank Steel
 

HEAD OF SCHOOL'S CORNER

2018 is off and running at "Gulliver speed!" This issue of "Raider Review" highlights more of the ways our students are engaged with their schoolwork, as well as with their lives outside of school. For me, this broader connection between what we study, and what we do, is an essential element of a "future-ready" education. >>More on building leaders


IN MEMORIAM: LES COOPERMAN

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Gulliver Memories: Les Cooperman

The Gulliver family is deeply saddened by the loss of Les Cooperman. During his 39 years at Gulliver, he was a math teacher, coach and activities director, as well as a friend and mentor to faculty and students. We invite you to share your memories of Mr. Cooperman on social media, using the hashtag #TeamCoop. >> View the #TeamCoop Flickr album 

>>Read John McCloskey's tribute blog

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