Adlai E. Stevenson High School
is a public high school
in Livonia, Michigan
, a suburb west of Detroit
Adlai E. Stevenson High School was built in 1965 to accommodate the rising population in Livonia
due to the increased migration of people from the nearby city of Detroit
to the suburbs during the turbulent 1960s. It was dedicated on October 24, 1965, United Nations Day
, and the 20th anniversary of that body's founding, by Vice President Hubert H. Humphrey
. Stevenson was the first high school in the nation named for the Fifth U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations
, Adlai E. Stevenson
, who had died one day prior to the Livonia school board's decision on naming the new high school. The school's first graduating class graduated in June 1968.
Stevenson is recognized by the North Central Association
and is the only high school in Livonia to have a Global Education program, which mixes English and Social Studies courses and exposes students to World cultures.
Stevenson's current graduation requirements include:
- 3.5 years of English courses
- 4 years of math courses
- 3 years of social studies courses
- 3 years of science courses
- 0.5 years of the Health course
- 0.5 years of a physical education course
The requirments also follow state requirments.
Stevenson is a Class A athletic school and is part of the Kensington Lakes Activities Association
in the Lakes Division.
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