Reavis High News

Spring 2017 Exam Cram & Final Schedule

We want to take a moment to invite students to participate in our annual Exam Cram in the Library from 2:35 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.  on Monday to prepare for Tuesday’s exams. Very little makes us more proud than watching our students take their tests seriously—Be part of the camaraderie of Exam Cram! 

Final Exams are as follows:
Day 1 Tuesday, May 23rd
​7:55-9:15        Period 1
9:30-10:50      Period 4/5
10:50             Student Dismissal
​10:55-11:30    Students Staying for Makeup Exams report to the Library

Senior Awards Night

Congratulations to the Class of 2017 Seniors who were awarded at the Senior Awards Night May 3, 2017.  A very special thanks to our faculty representatives and our local scholarship businesses and families for being part of this special night! #Classof2017 #SeniorAwardsNight #RamsAreResponsible


The Reavis Drama Department’s spring production of Figments is Thursday, Friday, and Saturday @ 7pm!  Tickets are $5 for students and $7 for adults.

1st Annual Community Job

A very big thanks to our local businesses for attending the 1st Annual Community Job Fair at Reavis High School.  A special thanks to our guidance department facilitating this amazing event!  Our students were professionally dressed, prepared with resume in hand, and engaging during the interview process.  Congrats to our students for participating in this day!


Summer school registration starts April 19th. Click here for the brochure or the registration form.

Semester 1 Classes - April 19 - May 22, 2017
Semester 2 Classes - April 19 - June 28, 2017
Driver Education - April 19 - May 5, 2017
Reavis High School students will be given preference in registering for  classes with limited enrollment.

WYCC – PBS Photojournalist

Advanced Placement Art student, Armando Cobian shares his experiences contributing as a photojournalist for WYCC-PBS.
"It's really cool to be able to say I contribute to a well-known news station in Chicago. Thanks to WYCC – PBS, I am able to begin living my dream.
With that being said, I want to start talking about the problems that come with being a photojournalist.

Workshop and Tryout

Reavis Dance: Do you love to dance? Are you interested in being part of the Reavis High School dance team during football season? Come join us on May 1st for a tryout workshop where you will learn basic technique and a routine. The first session will be 3:15-5:00 and the second session will be 6:00-8:00. The routine will be performed and judged during the tryout on Tuesday, May 2nd. Everything will be held in the Wrestling gym. Come pick up a tryout packet or see Ms. Duszak with any questions in room 239. See you there!


Congratulations to Advanced Placement Art students, Crystal Rea and Jessica Vazquez who won Best of School and Honorable Mention at the South Suburban Conference Art Show.

Advanced Placement Art students awarded scholarships to the American Academy of Art!

Senior, Noah Caballero placed 14th out of more than 200 students in the American Academy of Art Senior Scholarship Competition earning him a scholarship to attend the Academy.  
Senior, Kalie Van Hurst won the American Academy Digital Art Scholarship, and will also be attending the American Academy of Art this fall. 
Congratulations to Noah and Kalie as they pursue higher education and careers in the arts after graduation.


The Reavis AP Art students shined in the 2017 Scholastic Art Competition!
The Scholastic Art & Writing Awards are the nation’s longest-running and most prestigious recognition program for creative teens in grades 7–12.
Of the 23 AP art students whose work was submitted, 17 received a Gold, Silver, or Honorable Mention! 
These 17 students won a total of 35 awards! 
The top art pieces at the regional level were moved onto the national stage where two of our students, Jennifer Fernandez and Carla Vazquez, won Silver National Medals!

Reavis artists win top honors at the Moraine Valley High School Art Show!

Senior, Advanced 3-D student, Anna Bukowska’s mixed media sculpture, “Broken and Unspoken”, took home the 1st Place title for Reavis. Senior Noah Caballero was awarded the 2nd place Reavis title with his oil painting titled, “Back”.  This piece also was awarded the Moraine Valley Award, one of the exclusive three top show awards! Senior Hector Lopez’s painting, “Journey”, won 3rd place for Reavis.   Congratulations to each of these talented artists!
-          Photo courtesy of Senior Advanced Placement Art  student Armando Cobian

All School Testing Information & Room Assignments

Freshmen: PSAT Testing:
                Class of 2020 Test Room Assignments
                Arrival – Late Start Bus Schedule (9:00)
                Dismissal – 1:00 p.m.
Sophomores: PSAT Testing:
                Class of 2019 Test Room Assignments
                Arrival – Late Start Bus Schedule (9:00)


Congratulations to Junior Javier Gutierrez who continues to be recognized for his amazing artistic talents!  Last month, Javi’s colored pencil piece titled Captive, won First Place in the drawing category at the Illinois High School Art Exhibition.  This prestigious show exhibits the work of over 500 student artists from over 100 high schools.  Javi’s first place recognition truly means he is the “Best of the Best”!

State Champions

Congratulations to the Drama Department (CRAST) for their extraordinary accomplishments this past weekend at the IHSA Drama and Group Interpretation State Finals in Springfield.
The G.I. cast of El Deafo advanced from Friday’s prelim to the Saturday Final Round.  Reavis was awarded STATE RUNNER-UP for its outstanding performance!  Student performers Paulina Przygonska, Victor Casco,  Isabel Sanchez and Elise Surzyn were named to the All-State cast.


Reavis Juniors are continuing the push toward 15 million points in SAT homeroom as part of the Junior Class Challenge.  The Class of 2018 has bolstered their total to 9.1 million points, and they're still going!!  All Juniors are invited to put in additional dedicated practice time in the Library after school.  These practice sessions will run Monday through Thursday starting at RAM, and they will go until 4:00 pm.  As an added perk, we'll be raffling off delicious taco lunches to juniors who attend.  #whowantstacos