One of the basic ideas behind social-emotional learning at Stevens is this: Students learn best when they have the emotional resilience needed to embrace new challenges. In our Lower School, students are building learning habits that will come in handy for a lifetime.
What makes a city a city? That’s the question our 2nd grade students work to answer throughout their yearlong exploration of our communities.
At Stevens, electives were formally added to our middle school curriculum in 2018. As our faculty and staff grew, so did the school’s ability to expand its offerings, and they just keep getting better!
Throughout October and November, the Stevens Female Affinity Group teamed up with the Student Activism Club to collect feminine hygiene products as part of a student-led movement to end period poverty.
For more than 20 years, Stevens 8th graders have marked their final years at school with an annual overnight trip to Washington D.C. This year, they added a stop in Baltimore, Maryland, where they engaged with the historical and contemporary experiences of Baltimore's African-American community
Lower School students studying how communities become cities were hyper-focused on one particular aspect of urban life in November: public transportation