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2020 New Reality: Stevenson’s ILC/ ELC Staff Moved Online

While the ILC remains empty, waiting for Stevenson students and staff to be able to return safely, do not judge this book by its cover; there are still many valuable resources available

Pooja Jain and Mackenzie Wren

October 15, 2020

Before March 13 the ILC and ELC at Adlai E. Stevenson High School was always bustling with activity from students and staff. These hands-on learning centers provided students with resources and a safe social environment. After the school was forced to adjust to virtual learning due to COVID- 19, ...

Stevenson Students for Change

Stevenson Students for Change

Humza Qazi, Anika Krishnaswamy, and Malini Pillai

October 11, 2020

As Student Council President Liana McGhee ’21 scrolled through her Instagram feed, stories of injustice towards people of color popped up everywhere. She couldn’t help but notice the wave of inspiration and purpose that seemed to wash over her and soon found herself reading—devouring— stories,...

Best Buddies and Special Ed, Pandemic Style

Natalie King and Tia Vasudeva

October 9, 2020

Jenny Callen sits on the front steps of her house, a mask covering her mouth and a friend six feet away. Nestled within the unknowns of a pandemic is the beginning of her last year in the Best Buddies Transition program. For Callen, the transition program is a home and family, but with the rapid tran...

(E)liminating (D)isparities in (I)nclusivity

(E)liminating (D)isparities in (I)nclusivity

Serena Mehta and Dwija Ramesh

October 9, 2020

It’s 9:31 a.m. and most of the Stevenson students and teachers are just starting their second period class of the day. Instead of the usual bustle in the typical Stevenson hallways, students simply log off of one Zoom meeting and hop onto another. By this point in the morning, Dr. LeViis Haney has a...

The Art of Zoom

Lila Maiolo, Elyssa Gavenda, and Alison Wade

October 5, 2020

No longer able to work in the Clothing and Design classroom filled with sewing machines and fabric, Amanda Klein ’21 is currently doing an independent study for the course. Currently in her third semester taking Clothing and Design 2, she begins to sew a sweatshirt in her makeshift at-home sewing ro...

Feature Story: Online Prep

September 17, 2020

  Teaching Amid COVID-19 by Victoria Feng   Covid Co-Curriculars by Melissa Liu & Jasmine Sun...

Covid Co-Curriculars

Melissa Liu and Jasmine Sun

September 17, 2020

Under normal circumstances, the 3:25 p.m. bell would’ve cued thousands of students and teachers to flood the halls, unearthing a new, bustling side of Stevenson not seen during the school day. Clubs, sports and other co-curricular events are considered an integral part of the Stevenson experience, al...

Teaching Amid COVID-19

Victoria Feng

September 17, 2020

While students were able to kick back and take time off for summer break, staff members stayed busy—not only in preparation for the back-to-school season but also to adjust to the new Remote Learning format. During these past few months, they’ve been working to develop lesson plans fit for Zoom class...

Stevenson community comes together to battle COVID-19

Arjun Nair

Pooja Jain, Paulina Ornatsky, and Bayarmaa Bat-erdene

July 30, 2020

Arjun Nair: Arjun Nair ’23 has a history of singing for an audience, as he performed in Stevenson’s S-Factor. However, now he is also raising money to help those affected by COVID-19. He has utilized his resources and his passion for music and singing to start a fundraiser to benefit the American Re...

Community Consolidation

Community Consolidation

Caimin Xi, Jasmine Sun, and Natalie King

April 27, 2020

While many maintain social distancing from home, essential workers work tirelessly

Covid Consequences

Covid Consequences

Lily Jiang, Humza Quazi, and Greycen Ren

April 25, 2020

As a result of stay-at-home orders, students and faculty members face new challenges

Service from a Distance

Service from a Distance

Alexandra Gergova, Cheryl Chen, and Trisha Patel

April 25, 2020

Community members find unique ways to remain involved during quarantine

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