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  • Interactive Gamers Club Evolves to Pokémon

    Interactive Gamers Club Evolves to Pokémon

    Christie Lee, Staff Reporter

    November 22, 2017

    In the 2015 Pokémon World Championships, Alyssa Smith ’20 shuffles 60 cards with rapid succession in her constructed deck. Her hand motions soon become an indistinguishable blur. After her opponent is unable to counter her attacks, she beams and proceeds the game. Smith is in Stevenson’s Interact...

  • School of Rock

    School of Rock

    Ellie Baden, Features Editor

    November 3, 2017

    Almost every week, teachers Chip Tompson, Alice Nuteson, Don Carmichael and Scott Williams meet to rehearse for their band, After School Special. The band, named after a television show that aired in the last few decades of the twentieth century, is made up of either current or retired Stevenson teachers. ...

  • Etienne Does Not Break a Sweat Under the Spotlight

    Etienne Does Not Break a Sweat Under the Spotlight

    Lawrence Kreymer, Sports Editor

    October 30, 2017

    On their own 46 yard line, Stevenson is driving down the field in the third quarter. Already without starting quarterback Grayson Kubow ’18, Stevenson needs a spark to get their offense going. On the very next play, running back Jean-Marc Etienne ’20 finds an open hole in the Palatine defense and ma...

  • Smoking up the community

    Smoking up the community

    Kendall Roberts, Staff Reporter

    March 20, 2017

    When a teen goes out in public, it’s no shock that they will see huge, colorful bulletin boards promoting e-cigarettes or find stores selling them within reach. Even in their own homes, students are blasted daily with social media and advertisements of vaping, as well as rumors of past weekend parties...

  • AP prep course attendance declines

    AP prep course attendance declines

    Karaj Singh, Staff Reporter

    March 20, 2017

    For the past eight years, Stevenson has offered AP preparatory classes that students can take over the summer. These classes serve as bridges to year-long AP courses and were implemented to give students the opportunity to either challenge themselves in a particular course, prepare themselves if they...

Dylan Hu, Staff Reporter

September 24, 2017No Comments

Stevenson High School went into a school lockdown on the night of September 13 in response to a nearby armed robbery in Buffalo Grov...

Main Break Causes Issues

September 11, 2017

Sammi Schnuer '18 and many of her peers weren’t perturbed by the water main break Aug. 17. Thanks to the senior’s post on social media,...

Forum encourages debate, diverse political viewpoints

April 25, 2017

From working with Bernie Sanders’ presidential campaign to debating geopolitics with Model United Nations (MUN), Daniel Bien ’18 isn’t...

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Maxwell Cohn, Managing Editor of Web

December 10, 2017No Comments

Stevenson held a “Hoops for Heroes” night on Friday, Dec. 8, featuring a ...

Patriots lose to Warren Township in Home Opener

December 4, 2017

Stevenson girls’ varsity basketball lost a nail-biter against the Warren Township Blue Devils on Friday night, falling 33-28. Facing two Division one commits...

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Ashley Mandel, Staff Reporter

March 2, 2017No Comments

La La Land “La La Land,” a movie within a movie, a tale of a down on her luck actress Mia (Emma Stone) who falls for the...

Self-acceptance

February 28, 2017

Freshman again

November 17, 2016

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Interactive Gamers Club Evolves to Pokémon

Christie Lee, Staff Reporter

November 22, 2017No Comments

In the 2015 Pokémon World Championships, Alyssa Smith ’20 shuffles 60 cards with rapid succession in her constructed deck. Her ha...

School of Rock

School of Rock

November 3, 2017

Teacher runs for school board

March 20, 2017

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The student news site of Adlai E. Stevenson High School.