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Civil Rights Leader Ruby Bridges Visits Stevenson

Ruby Bridges, one of America’s Civil Rights icons and leaders, visited Robert Louis Stevenson on Tuesday, November 14th. This experience was initiated by the Literature and Social Justice English classes. During the first quarter of the 2017-2018 school year, the class focused on learning about the American Civil Rights Movement. They learned about leaders of [more…]


First Parents Association Event a Success!

On November 8th Stevenson parents gathered for a traditional pot luck supper. Over fifty parents and guardians gathered to share a meal and meet the parents in their advisory and the larger parent community. The parents brought a tremendous variety of dishes and everyone had a great time. The Stevenson Parents Association deserves a special [more…]


Stevenson Visits Coney Island Lighthouse Mission

On Thursday October 26th, five students handed out goods at the Coney Island Lighthouse Mission. The trip was organized by teachers Nick Alexander, Sabika Khan and Daniel Aulbach-Sidibe. The students donated canned goods, non perishable food items, clothes and toiletries. The Mission is run by Denise Robbins and Pastor Vincent Fusco. CILM provides emergency food [more…]


Soccer Celebrates its Tenth Anniversary at RLS

Photos by Steve Hamlin Participation in soccer was high with 17 students joining the team.  Led by coach Nick Alexander, the team worked on camaraderie and skill development.  Every student played and had a chance to contribute and the team finished its six-game 2017 fall season in fifth place, just missing the final playoff spot. To read more, [more…]


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…]