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Stevenson Volunteers: Coney Island Lighthouse Mission

On Thursday, April 20th, over a dozen Stevenson students travelled out to Coney Island to volunteer with the Coney Island Lighthouse Mission. CILM provides emergency food to community members in need through their food pantry and soup kitchen, and they also distribute groceries and serve hot meals throughout the week. Dedicated to fighting hunger and [more…]


Make Art Happen: Art Manifest 2017

For the ninth consecutive year, Stevenson celebrated a week of creative expression with Art Manifest. Students and teachers participated in a week of visual, culinary, literary, and performance arts workshops led by a host of professional and amateur artists from NYC. The week concluded with the Art Manifest Showcase performance, a talent show featuring the [more…]


Alumni Updates

We are very proud of all our graduates! Several of our former students are studying across the country and internationally. Our future artists, writers, politicians, engineers, designers, and community leaders are making a difference. Stevenson faculty and college program recognizes and encourages students to follow their unique talents, passions, and dreams. Collaboration with the students [more…]


Awarding-Winning Playwright David Auburn Visits Stevenson

On Tuesday March 7th, Stevenson hosted a special reading and talk-back with awarding winning playwright David Auburn. Auburn is best known for his play Proof, which won the Tony Award for “Best Play” in 2001, as well as a Pulitzer Prize for Drama. He also wrote the screenplay for the 2006 film The Lake House. [more…]


Film Students Go Into Production!

Lights, Camera, Action! The Stevenson 5th period film class had an incredible weekend of production for their final film project of the school year, titled Between the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea. Stevenson Film teachers Rebecca Cavalier and Stephanie Choriatis supervised the process, with the students as the creative visionaries behind the production. Students [more…]


Community Outreach at Stevenson

Valuing and engaging in community service can be important for a number of reasons. The community outreach group is comprised of Stevenson students, who spearhead various volunteer opportunities throughout the school year. The group is led by Mary McGaughan, PsyD and Kim Nguyen (psychology intern). By assisting others in our community, students learn to interact [more…]


Stevenson Travels Upstate for Annual Ski Trip

The Stevenson School deeply values outdoor education and how it can contribute to a student’s well-being. Our school has a long standing tradition of bringing students outside of the classroom and into the great outdoors, and on February 3rd, students traveled upstate to Windham Mountain for the annual Stevenson ski trip. This tradition began with [more…]


Art Takes Over with Mini-Manifest

Art Manifest is an annual celebration of creative expression at the Stevenson School. Students and teachers participate in a week of workshops, art projects, literary readings, as well as dramatic and musical performances. Art Manifest coordinators, John Headly and Rebecca Cavalier, wanted to share with the school a tasting of what’s to come in March [more…]


Performing Arts Field Trip to Chris Gethard: Career Suicide

On Sunday, December 11th, Stevenson students attended a special performance of Chris Gethard: Career Suicide at the Lynn Redgrave Theatre in Greenwich Village. Career Suicide is advertised as “a new comedy about suicide, depression, alcoholism, and all the other funnest parts of life”. In his one-man show, Gethard shares his lifelong struggles with depression and [more…]


Happy Holidays from the Robert Louis Stevenson School

Warmest thoughts and best wishes for a wonderful holiday and a very happy New Year!