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The Camera Dilemma

Six reasons why students have their cameras off
Ally Flynn and Greycen Ren April 6, 2021

Five to Survive

Five to Survive

Stevenson administration decides for adding a fifth year of school to make up for E-Learning
Malini Pillai and Matthew Mcgowan April 6, 2021

With the COVID-19 pandemic confining Stevenson students to E-Learning, statistics have shown a massive regression in students’ quality of work and academic growth. After several meetings with Illinois...

Stevenson SuperStore Catalog: 2021 Edition

Stevenson SuperStore Catalog: 2021 Edition

Staffer pitches latest additions featured in SuperStore catalog
Katie Lee April 6, 2021

Introduction + Product Overview: Hello, prospective customer! Welcome to the Stevenson SuperStore, where we sell everything from chapstick to branded face shields. “Stick to the pencils and textbooks,”...

Cameras Off, Brains On

Cameras Off, Brains On

As students share their love of breakout rooms, teachers start to have reservations
Sophia Ismail April 6, 2021

It’s Tuesday at 10:30 am and Kate Meyers ’23 is eating her third bag of chips in the hour as music blares in the background. Her laptop is open to Zoom, but her camera and microphone are off. Most...

Accidentally Prompted

Accidentally Prompted

2020 tests patience, focus of students globally, College Board to test APUSH students on 2020 history
Sailaja Nallacheruvu and Victoria Feng April 6, 2021

Though Generation Z is known to be very good with technology, teenage hackers have taken that stereotype to an even higher level in recent months. While other adolescents have attempted to hack into social...

Cravings for Coffee

Cravings for Coffee

Jazzman’s delivery program to be implemented, students can enjoy coffee during E-Learning
Dwija Ramesh and Natalie King April 6, 2021

Jenny Adams ’21 wakes up at 8:16 and hurriedly walks the 3 steps from her bed to her desk with her stomach growling. During a regular school year, she would visit Jazzman’s for all of her snack needs,...

Statesman’s 2020-21 March Madness Bracket

As NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Tournament returns, Statesman predicts all six rounds, picks national champion
March 21, 2021

Note: All picks were finalized on 3/15. Compiled and designed by Raghav Khosla and Dwija Ramesh.

Low-Risk Plays

Low-risk winter sports return to practice, competition
Griffin Brown and Madeline Schmitke March 11, 2021

Coach Grant Johnson wraps up his day, checks his email and heads to the Field House to begin his girls varsity badminton practices. He carefully pulls out the nets and sets them up, making sure that his...

A Stevenson student works during his seventh period class while wearing a mask and being separated by a divider. The hybrid model has been a new experience for many students after nearly a year virtually.

The Beginnings of a Hopeful Hybrid Experience

As Stevenson enters its second month of hybrid learning, students weigh the benefits, limitations of the model
Dylan Barbee, Myles Woodman, and Victoria Feng March 11, 2021

As Hadi Andrabi ’22 walked into Stevenson High School for the first time since last March, staff members asked to see his passed Daily Health Check on his phone in order to determine if he could attend...

IHSA Meeting Gets the Ball Rolling

The IHSA decides start and end dates for sports, releases revised 2020-2021 schedule
Bayarmaa Bat-erdene and Helen Oriatti-Burns February 24, 2021

On January 27, the Illinois High School Association (IHSA) released an updated sports schedule for the 2020-21 school year. The schedule, created in accordance with Illinois Department of Public Health...

Adjusted Advisory

Advisory moves to only Wednesdays to accommodate hybrid schedule
Anika Krishnaswamy and Madeline Schmitke February 22, 2021

The smiling faces of Freshman Mentors (FMPs) greet Medha Mamidipaka ’24 as she logs onto Zoom for advisory. during her lunch period. Throughout the period, the mentors and supervising counselor provide...

Hybrid Harmonies

Hybrid Harmonies

How Stevenson's band, choir and orchestra classes have adapted to the current Hybrid Model
Elyssa Gavenda and Natalie King February 21, 2021

As the bell signaling the start of seventh period rings, Lora Lewis ’22 rushes into the choir room and sets her backpack down at her seat. After wiping down her spot and making sure her mask is secure...

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