Happy Diwali! We were so fortunate to have these second and fourth-grade brothers ready and willing to demonstrate how to make Diwali diyas (from construction paper) for our Lower Division Community Time! To all who celebrate, may your Diwali be free from darkness and abundant with light - Shubh Diwali!
Lower School Library Teacher, Maria Paz Alegre, shared her own story and the history of other APISA (Asian Pacific Islands South Asia) people in America with Middle and Upper School students at the Indian Mountain School on May 4, 2021.
We sat down for an extensive ASpotlight Interview with Jennifer Vermont-Davis, Lower School Science Teacher and the Chair of Community Life + Diversity at Allen-Stevenson. Read her full interview to learn how she incorporates equity and inclusion across her roles at Allen-Stevenson, whether in her science classrooms or her work with parent and student affinity groups and the Alumni Mentorship Program.
Author Jewell Parker Rhodes imparted her wisdom to our Middle and Upper School boys during a powerful talk on Friday, February 5 as part of our ongoing recognition of the accomplishments of African Americans throughout Black History Month.
Boys across grades engaged in various discussions and activities surrounding the inauguration of Joe Biden as the 46th President of the United States, and Vice President Kamala Harris, who represents many firsts for our country: first woman vice president, first Black vice president, and first vice president of Indian descent.