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Behind the Scenes of Dual Credit

Behind the Scenes of Dual Credit

Briana Iordan April 30, 2022

During the annual dual credit meeting for the College of Lake County (CLC) last month, Stevenson teacher Lauren LaSota looked on at the Zoom meeting, unaware her students had nominated her for an award....

Back On Guard

Back On Guard

Humza Qazi and Dwija Ramesh March 15, 2022

When Ramsey Engel ’23 first heard about the lockdown in 2020, he started to lose hope in achieving his goal of becoming a lifeguard. A freshman at the time, Engel had been swimming for many years and...

Within the Walls

Within the Walls

Griffin Brown, Collin Fan, and Kelly Liu February 18, 2022

As protesters gathered at the Point entrance to Stevenson on Feb. 11, scenes of posters and chants to "Unmask Our Kids" took the spotlight on social media and local news networks. On the other side of...

First picture caption: Members of Fostering Inter-Cultural Respect and Empowerment (FIRE), a student club sponsored by Dr. Haney and Dr. Israel, host one of their weekly meetings. Discussions range from the importance of representation to community outreach, with students learning about different conversational strategies. Photo courtesy of Dr. Haney.

Fueling Inclusivity, Reaching Everyone

Ally Flynn and Shannon Moser February 2, 2022

Headlines flashed across the TV screen. Protests, broadcasted live, enveloped the nation as millions of Americans advocated for justice in the wake of George Floyd’s murder. Dr. LeViis Haney, watching...

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...

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...

Enduring Expectations

Enduring Expectations

Hannah Yu ’23 has gone from competing at weekend ICDA tournaments to cheering her friends on from home, from writing for the Statesman to catching up on hours of homework in study hall and from attending...

FMP E-board Members at Senior Sunrise

Senior Fest Shenanigans

Malini Pillai and Ally Flynn May 24, 2021

The football field at Stevenson High School was packed with seniors wearing colorful college decision gear, while sounds of laughter and chatter resonated into the chilly morning air. Tables were lined...

Stevenson’s senior support systems

Collin Fan and Anika Krishnaswamy April 27, 2021

The characteristic ding of a text message sounds as Lindsey Grant ’21 pulls out her phone, opening a recent conversation with a student from a college she is particularly interested in. There is hardly...

The SMARTDesk has adopted new safety equipment, including plexiglass, hand sanitizer and Clorox wipe dispensers.

The SMARTDesk Remains Smart

Pooja Jain and Myles Woodman March 16, 2021

On March 13, 2020, while every Stevenson student and faculty member was heading home to attend school remotely, the SMARTdesk team was making plans to operate even during the pandemic, with numerous safety...

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

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...

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