SHS Activities Information
2019-2020 Stevenson Clubs and Activities
Bible Club - Mr. Hoyt - firstname.lastname@example.org - We look at scripture and interpret what it says as well as how we can apply it to our own lives. We enjoy snacks and games and offer praise and worship in the mornings. All are welcome and Bibles are provided.
Chess Club - Mrs. Ziedas - email@example.com - Chess Club meets every Tuesday after school until 3:00 pm. All skill levels are more than welcome. You can come with a friend and play or you can choose an opponent when you come to room A-20. We have plenty of boards and chess sets so if you want to leave a game in progress you can do so. It's the game of Kings so have some royal fun.
Class Councils - Ms. Placinta (Freshman) - firstname.lastname@example.org Mrs. Feheley (Sophomore)- email@example.com Mrs. Mackson (Junior) - firstname.lastname@example.org Ms. Rozman (Senior)- email@example.com )- These are class-wide open organizations that assists the Student Senate in planning and implementing school activities. Class Councils also fundraise all four years.
Community Service Club - Mr. Miller - firstname.lastname@example.org - Are you interested in making the world a better place by volunteering your time in and around Livonia? Community Service Club might be for you! We meet monthly and discuss different volunteer opportunities for high school students.
Debate - Mr. Lusa - email@example.com - Debate is a fun form of competitive public speaking where students write and debate bills imitating a chamber of Congress. Students pick either affirmative or negative positions and argue for or against these bills using the evidence they have researched. During practice, we share evidence on bills and help each other write speeches and bills. We also help each other practice our speeches.
DECA - Mrs. Antonelli - firstname.lastname@example.org - DECA prepares emerging leaders and entrepreneurs in marketing, finance, hospitality and management in high schools and colleges around the globe. Members are exposed to real-world experiences such as field trips, guest speakers, leadership conferences and academic competition. These experiences allow students to develop the skills needed to be a leader in any career interest.
Diversity Club - Mrs. McEwen - email@example.com - Diversity Club meets weekly to discuss current events and social issues, watch and discuss controversial videos; visit diverse area restaurants; attend movies or other cultural events; and enjoy the diversity of our club members!
Drama Department - Mr. Corliss - firstname.lastname@example.org - The Stevenson Drama Department produces three theatrical productions every year. In the fall is the Three-Act play. In spring is the All-School Musical (usually in March), followed by An Evening of One-Act Plays, usually in April. All students are eligible to participate, based on auditions. Also, students can choose to join any of several crews that build the sets, run lights and sound, obtain and fit costumes, create publicity for the plays (fliers, programs, posters, etc.), and apply make-up for the actors.
ELVs - Mrs. BeBeau - email@example.com - Early Literacy Volunteers (ELVs) is an opportunity for high school students to share their love of reading while providing assistance and encouragement with a struggling beginning reader. The high school student is paired with an elementary student at a Livonia Public School K-4 building within the Stevenson triad. The high school student must provide their own transportation to the elementary school for the weekly session between 3 - 4 pm.
Livonia H.S. Figure Skating Club - Mrs. McAlinden- firstname.lastname@example.org - Skaters, according to skill level, compete in the areas of jumps, spins, and moves in the field at three local competitions to earn medals and team points. At the end of the season, the top two teams from each district advance to the state competition.
Foods Club - Mrs. Manske - email@example.com - The Foods Club meets once a week in the Food Lab. The group was formed by students who enjoy the creativity of cooking. Students learn new cooking skills and techniques, as well as enjoy sharing and eating with friends.
Forensics - Mr. Lusa - firstname.lastname@example.org - Forensics is a form of competitive public speaking where students choose an event from a range of possibilities – Oratory, Dramatic Interpretation, Broadcasting, Poetry, Storytelling, etc., and then make short presentations/performances. Students may try out several different types of event each season.
French Club - Ms. Fitzgerald - email@example.com - French Club is a place where all students are welcome to come explore the Francophone language and culture. We play games, listen to French music, eat French food, watch movies and most importantly, meet new people.
Future Investors Club -Mr. Gabel- firstname.lastname@example.org - This club provides an opportunity for students who share a common interest in stocks and investing to learn more about these topics. All grades are welcome.
German Club - Ms. Lamb - email@example.com - German Club offers students an opportunity to travel overseas to German-speaking countries and experience the places and culture introduced in classes in person. It also organizes various additional cultural and language-promoting events. Students enrolled in the program are part of the club and have different options and possibilities to earn activity credits over time.
Girl Up Club - Mrs. Mikkelsen firstname.lastname@example.org - Girl Up is devoted to improving the lives of young women around the world. Girl Up focuses on the health, safety, education, and social and economic opportunities of young women. We host fundraising events. We hold monthly meetings to discuss the needs of young women in our school, our community, our country, and our world.
GSA - Ms. Lamb - email@example.com - GSA stands for Gay-Straight Alliance as well as Genders & Sexualities Alliance. The club's main functions include support, socializing, and activism through awareness and education. We eat snacks and have great discussions.
Greenhouse Club (TBD)- Greenhouse Club is a laid-back club that cares for and propagates plants in the SHS greenhouse. Propagated plants are sold periodically in the Spartan Corner. This is a relaxed club, but it is exciting to sell what is grown. The club meets weekly.
Livonia H.S. Hockey Club Team - Mr. Kucharski firstname.lastname@example.org & Ms. Martinez email@example.com - An organized girls' club hockey team that is a member of the Michigan Metro Girls High School Hockey League. The season runs from October 13-March 16. All skill levels are welcome.
National Art Honor Society - Mrs. Posh firstname.lastname@example.org - NAHS is an after school program designed to inspire and recognize students who have shown an outstanding ability and interest in art. The program supports members in their efforts to attain the highest standards in art scholarship, character, and service, and to bring art education to the attention of the school and community.
National Honor Society - Mrs. Wojtyniak - email@example.com - National Honors Society is a service organization which focuses on four main pillars: to create enthusiasm for scholarship, to stimulate a desire to render service, to promote leadership, and to enhance/develop character. Students have the opportunity to apply for NHS during their sophomore or junior year if they have an overall GPA of 3.5 or higher.
Pantomime - Mrs. Mackson- firstname.lastname@example.org & Mrs. Feheley - email@example.com - Lip-syncing show that happens around Thanksgiving. The show is open to all students to audition.
Ping Pong Club -Mr. Martin - firstname.lastname@example.org - Student-led group that meets once a week in Mr. Martin's classroom to play ping-pong (2:30-3pm). Day of the week changes each semester depending upon student input. Materials supplied. Students are in charge of set-up and breakdown.
Quiz Bowl - Mr. Barker (Varsity) email@example.com & Mrs. Fetting (JV and Novice) firstname.lastname@example.org - Stevenson Quiz Bowl is a club that meets weekly and allows students who enjoy knowledge and trivia games a chance to compete against other schools as part of a team. Practices begin in late September and are open to any SHS student interested in playing. If you like Jeopardy!, you'll like Quiz Bowl!
Random Acts of Kindness Club - Mrs. Morrow- email@example.com Our club plans activities to help spread kindness and encouragement throughout the school as well as the community.
Recycling Club - Mrs. Dillon - firstname.lastname@example.org - The Recycling Club collects paper and plastic water bottles weekly from classrooms for recycling purposes. The time spent collecting is tallied and many students use this for community service hours.
LPS Robotics - Mrs. Carlini - email@example.com - The Livonia Warriors High School Robotics Program consists of two high school teams. Each of these teams is made up of students from Churchill, Franklin, and Stevenson. "The Tyros Team" is an all-9th-grade team of students learning the fundamentals of FIRST Robotics, building a competition robot and taking it to competitions. The "Livonia Warriors" is our veteran team comprising of all other grades. They are an advanced team, building a highly competitive robot and submitting for consideration for advanced awards. The Livonia Warriors have participated in both State and World Championships over the past decade.
SADD - Mrs. Maier - firstname.lastname@example.org - SADD is a national organization that promotes good clean fun with community service opportunities and fundraising for causes, as well as positive role-modeling and destructive decision prevention activities. Meetings are after school on every other Wednesday.
STEM - Mrs. Sebok - email@example.com - Students that are interested in the STEM courses are encouraged to attend meetings.
Stevenson Dance Club Team - Miss Tanner firstname.lastname@example.org - A competitive dance team with yearly try-outs.
Student Senate - Ms. Thursam - NThursam2@livoniapublicschools.org - An all-school student government of elected Senators from each class that plan and organize many activities in the school to enhance the high school experience. This includes dances, assemblies, and other student-run events.
Ski Club - Mr. O'Hagan - email@example.com - Starting in January, the Ski Club goes on trips to Mt. Brighton after school on Thursdays. The informational meeting for students wishing to join Ski Club is held in late November or early December.
Spanish Club - Mrs. Fisher-Sinacola- firstname.lastname@example.org - Spanish Club meets once a month on Wednesdays and has several field trips throughout the school year. Anyone interested in Hispanic culture is welcome to join.
Spectrum - Mrs. Knoph- email@example.com - Spectrum is student-created, student-selected, student-edited, and student-produced Literary Arts Magazine. It incorporates various writing genres and many artistic styles.
Yoga Club -Mrs. Abler- firstname.lastname@example.org - Yoga Club meets once or twice a month to explore different types of yoga and practice poses. No experience is needed and all levels of experience are welcome. Yoga Club is fortunate to have equipment available for all who participate. New members are welcome at any time throughout the year. Get updates on yoga club by joining @ableryoga on Remind!
Activity Letter Information
Students may receive an Activity Letter for their participation in non-athletic, co-curricular activities, clubs and organizations. Sponsors of these groups may assign credits to qualified students in their activity according to the Activity Credit Allocation Sheet. A maximum of four (4) points may be given to a student per club or activity per semester. A maximum of six (6) points may be given to a student in student government (Class Council, Senate). The sponsors submit this information to the Activities Director by the middle of December and/or by the middle of May. It is the responsibility of the sponsor to assign activity credits.
Students who accumulate 50 activity credits in a variety of co-curricular activities, clubs, or organizations are eligible for an Activity Letter. Active involvement in student activities must span a minimum of a two-year period. Club team members (Figure Skating, Hockey, Dance) are eligible for an Activity Letter after a minimum of two-years active participation.
Students will receive their letter by the end of the semester it is awarded. If you have any questions, please call the Director of Student Activities Nancy Thursam at 734-744-2660, ext. 48715.