News Archive


  • January

    Kindergarten - Passionate Learners

    In Homeroom, Kindergarten students are given a variety of dynamic and engaging ways to develop their literacy and math skills.
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    Coach Alifano

    The team opened its league play with a home game against Collegiate on Thursday, January 13. Their trapping 2-3 zone turned the Collegiate team over multiple times in the first half, resulting in a 16-point lead at halftime. The final score was: Allen-Stevenson 56  -- Collegiate 24!
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  • A Day at the MAOseum

    Today, eighth-grade students presented their research-based history projects about Mao Zedong for a day at the MAOseum!

    Students developed a thesis about whether or not Mao was an effective leader during the Cultural Revolution and conducted research to support their thesis.
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  • Hearts For Hearts

    Hearts for Hearts was first introduced to our Allen-Stevenson community in 2017 by a compassionate group of boys seeking to support victims of Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico and the Carolinas. The effort was so successful that the making and selling of origami hearts to support a worthy cause has become a beloved student-driven tradition at the School.
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  • Bringing Nature Into the Classroom

    Fifth Grade Teacher Maurice Hicks brings literal life into the classroom by sharing his love of plants with his students. An avid gardener himself, Mr. Hicks teaches the boys to care for living things and creates opportunities for meaningful curricular connections and life lessons along the way.
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  • Invention Convention 2021

    Invention Convention 2021 was part of a decade-long Allen-Stevenson tradition promoting students’ problem-solving and creative thinking skills. This year’s theme was “magnets,” and it was inspiring to see how each student devised a unique and thoughtful way of integrating the theme. Equally inspiring was the boys’ joyful enthusiasm to explain the function and thought process behind their invention to each visitor.
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  • Late 4 Morning Planning Creates Deeper Learning in First Grade Plant Study

    Providing time for collaboration through the new Late 4 Morning planning time for teachers, a feature of the new 7-day schedule this year will now bring the first graders’ study of plants and their systems to life! The First Grade homeroom teachers (Jenny Griffiths, Sophy Joseph and Barbara Shindler), Director of the Greenhouse Chap Warren, Science Department Head, Jack Cooley, and Lower Division Science Teacher Jennifer Vermont-Davis were thrilled to have a common time to meet given that their teaching schedules usually overlap. Over several Late 4 Morning planning sessions, the group devised a fabulous unit that extends the study of plants in science class into the boys’ daily homeroom discussions and incorporates the new Greenhouse.
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  • Safe and Savvy Searching: Digital Fluency at Allen-Stevenson

    The first iPhone hit the market in 2007, just fourteen years ago and a year before most of our eighth graders were born. Our current Allen-Stevenson students have never lived in a time without the internet, smartphones, and social media. Coming to this realization, in 2014, Allen-Stevenson’s Sarah Kresberg and Liz Storch (later joined by Tatyana Dvorkin) proposed that our students needed to learn the critical tools necessary to navigate this new, fast-paced, and often turbulent digital world. And thus, Digital Fluency was born.
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  • Transforming Favorite Snacks into Pop Art

    Alex Exposito, an accomplished artist and Allen-Stevenson Art Teacher, introduced our fifth-grade boys to the work of contemporary pop artists Joan Linder, Claus Oldenburg, Andy Warhol, and Takashi Murakami.
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  • Upper Division Assembly - We're Back!

    This morning's Upper Division Assembly featured Head of School, David Trower, who thanked our students for coming out in droves to yesterday's on-site COVID testing before the return to school today. He emphasized the importance of protecting one another before demonstrating for the boys the proper wearing of medical-grade masks (now required).
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  • A Look at the Best of 2021 - Here's to an Exciting 2022!

    Happy New Year from Allen-Stevenson!

    We are deeply grateful to be part of an exceptional community that has supported one another throughout an outstanding year of learning.

    We very much look forward to spending a healthy, joyful 2022 together!

    Please enjoy this video recap of some of 2021's highlights at Allen-Stevenson and stay tuned for more news coming soon!
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