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


  • Outward bound

    Outward bound

    Adele Lee, Staff Reporter

    April 3, 2017

    As the school year comes to a close, many seniors across the country must ask themselves: “What comes next for me?” For the majority of high school students in Illinois, attending college out-of-state seems to be the new trend. According to Chicago Magazine, Illinois is now the nation’s largest...

  • 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...

  • SHS alumnus runs for governor

    SHS alumnus runs for governor

    Nikol Safronova and Cindy Yao

    March 20, 2017

    An entrepreneur and small business owner, Stevenson alumnus Alex Paterakis ’06 is now hoping to make his mark in the Illinois political scene. Paterakis is currently a Democratic candidate running in the 2018 Illinois gubernatorial election. Paterakis, who graduated high school over 10 years ago,...

  • The future of online schooling

    The future of online schooling

    Yana Bushuyeva and Victoria Kolotov

    March 2, 2017

    The sounds of clicking and the soft hum of the computer engines replace those of crumpling papers and moving pencils. Students rise to communicate and share ideas with their classmates, efficiently continuing their work without bothering anyone for assistance. An adult observes, pushing the...

    An online AP Government student works on an online worksheet called “The Arcade” on his own personal time. Students are expected to keep up and complete their online course work every day.

Stevenson Lockdown Draws Attention to Security

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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Stevenson Shutout to Lake Zurich 28-0

Michael Levitt, Sports Web Editor

October 15, 2017No Comments

With Lake Zurich coming into Friday’s football game 6-0, and the Patriots at 5...

Stevenson falls to Muskegon 28-7

September 4, 2017

Exactly 364 days after a thrilling 38-35 Stevenson win on the road against the Muskegon Big Reds, the two met for another highly anticipated...

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Oscar movies that inspire

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...


February 28, 2017

Freshman again

November 17, 2016

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Teacher runs for school board

Maya Parekh, Staff Reporter

March 20, 2017No Comments

From practicing martial arts to being a national leader for teaching sociology, sociology teacher Christopher Salituro has brought...

Protect and connect

Protect and connect

March 20, 2017

Smoking up the community

Smoking up the community

March 20, 2017

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