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Lake County Health Department Roundtable

Griffin Brown December 26, 2021

Following the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) authorizing the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine for anyone ages five years and older, the Lake County Health Department held a roundtable on Nov....

Winning With Wimer

Winning With Wimer

Ally Flynn and Dayna Roberts December 4, 2021

The pool at Fenwick High School echoed with the cheers that erupted from the Stevenson boys’ varsity water polo team on May 29 as they secured the Illinois State Championship. Their coach, Sean Wimer,...

Patriots Passing Petitions

Patriots Passing Petitions

Kyla Smith and Natalie King December 1, 2021

As a bell signals the start of an Activity Period, Student Congress President Olivia Defalco ’22 sets up a presentation in the West Faculty Dining Hall. Throughout the period, Defalco works closely with...

Where Are They Now? Former SHS Student Athletes: Chapter 4

Where Are They Now? Former SHS Student Athletes: Chapter 4

Matthew Mcgowan and Kyla Smith November 1, 2021

Sometimes a sport is nothing but a hobby: it is merely seen as a game that an athlete calls their own for a few short years. But other times, it is a lifestyle: an activity that follows an individual throughout...

The Pursuit of Pat Riot

The Pursuit of Pat Riot

Matthew Mcgowan and Nicole Yao October 30, 2021

The pursuit for Pat Riot at first seemed simple. The same routine as always—sources, interviews, etc. Even with Stevenson’s population of over 4,000 students, how hard could finding the person inside...

Where Are They Now? Former SHS Student Athletes: Chapter 3

Where Are They Now? Former SHS Student Athletes: Chapter 3

Matthew Mcgowan and Kyla Smith October 30, 2021

Northwestern University’s role of superback isn’t what it sounds like. There’s no running back wearing the iconic red cape with the gold S, much less the tight fitting blue suit. Instead, the superback...

Where Are They Now? Former SHS Student Athletes: Chapter 5

Matthew Mcgowan and Kyla Smith October 27, 2021

For four years at Stevenson High School, black and orange were the enemy. Yet this past summer, it were these colors that Benji Ries ’21 donned on his uniform and catcher’s gear. Thankfully, he was...

Writing Checks, Checking Privilege

Writing Checks, Checking Privilege

Lance Locker October 27, 2021

It’s an understatement to say that Stevenson is renowned for its seemingly limitless resources. We have entire Student Support Teams, a 15:1 student-to-teacher ratio, 150+ extracurricular activities,...

Where Are They Now? Former SHS Student Athletes: Chapter 2

Where Are They Now? Former SHS Student Athletes: Chapter 2

Matthew Mcgowan and Kyla Smith October 25, 2021

The blaring noise of fans suddenly filled the fieldhouse as the swish of the basket ignited the fans to their feet. Deafening roars echoed from all corners, the clapping of hands and stomping of feet thundering...

Statesman Soundwave: The Minority Perspective at Stevenson High School

Statesman Soundwave: The Minority Perspective at Stevenson High School

Raghav Khosla and Sabrina Xue October 7, 2021

Go listen to the latest episode of the Statesman Soundwave on Spotify or Youtube! In this episode, our host Raghav Khosla is joined by fellow Statesman staffer Sabrina Xue as a co-host to discuss the minority...

Where Are They Now? Former SHS Student Athletes: Chapter 1

Where Are They Now? Former SHS Student Athletes: Chapter 1

Matthew Mcgowan and Kyla Smith October 6, 2021

Back in 2019, Will Sorenson’s seasonal soundtrack was the squeaking of sneakers across the Sports Center hardwood, the soft thump of forearms colliding with leather, and the communal roar erupting after...

A Warm Welcome

A Warm Welcome

Dylan Barbee and Dwija Ramesh September 28, 2021

As Ziji Li ’22 walks into Stevenson for the first time as a new transfer student, she sees a mass of students waiting in line for their morning Jazzman’s coffee and sitting around tables. Others talk...

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