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Seize the Day

Due to COVID-19, Stevenson’s production of Newsies was videotaped for students, families to watch at home
December 4, 2020

Alexa Rubin '21 — wearing a black jacket over her costume and a mask over her stage makeup — stands near the outdoor stage at Stevenson, waiting to film her next scene in the school’s production...

A Change of Course

A Change of Course
New additions to this year's coursebook expand course options in five departments
December 4, 2020

  From law to music, Stevenson offers a nearly endless range of courses to choose from, allowing every student to pursue their interests. Each school year, some courses are dropped from the curriculum...

It’s E-Giving Season!

Stevenson continues to have Give-A-Thon in the midst of E-learning
December 2, 2020

In any usual November, Stevenson’s hallways would be bustling with students running to one another, trying to sell their self-proclaimed “best candy for the cheapest amount” to one another, trying...

Answering the Zoom Call of Duty

Answering the Zoom Call of Duty
Student Support Teams overcome e-learning obstacles
December 1, 2020

In any other year, Student Support Team (SST) offices on the East and West sides of Stevenson’s campus would be filled with students constantly streaming in and out as the day progresses, reaching out...

From Books to Ballots: A New Generation Stepping Up

Mikayla Varghese ’21 (far right) and other election judges show their enthusiasm on the job. Even though their job lasts many hours on Election Day, election judges are excited to take on the challenge. Courtesy of Varghese.
Q/A with Student Election Judges, Political Action Club sponsor
December 1, 2020

Making sure that her mask was fitted correctly on her face, Mikayla Varghese ’21 entered the doors to the Willow Grove school gym, which was filled with tables separated by Plexiglass. Finding a seat...

Same Room, Different Zoom

Same Room, Different Zoom
Transfer Student Program refocuses this year to acclimate transfer students despite new online format
December 1, 2020

The wind blows softly on a brisk fall afternoon as Roman Bilanicz ’23 and Benjamin Eisen ’23 stand more than six feet apart and pass a soccer ball back and forth in Eisen’s backyard. Because Bilanicz...

EPISODE ONE: Meet Ojasvi Saxena

November 10, 2020

https://open.spotify.com/episode/5xJtzvKd5uKHpT01j3d37v?si=cEH_9ap_QPq5V5soVp491w  

EPISODE TWO: Meet SHS Alumnus Dan Miller

November 10, 2020

https://open.spotify.com/show/37xekbBEgf7EPi8TbO78qC

Application Anxiety

Application Anxiety
Seniors, teachers, adapt to virtual admissions cycle, CCC offers support
November 6, 2020

As the school day ends, Sabrina Kozarovitsky ’21 logs into yet another Zoom meeting. Instead of a class, this is a virtual campus tour for a university that she is applying to. For thousands of seniors...

Cultivating Communities

Stevenson spirit moves online, new traditions arise
November 4, 2020

Focoming: A Student Celebration of Tradition In any ordinary year, Mollie Duffy ’21 would be dancing the night a way in the Field House during Homecoming. She would be just one of over 2,000...

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
A look into what the ILC and ELC Staff members are up to while eLearning is taking place
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...

Stevenson Students for Change

Stevenson Students for Change
Stevenson students, inspired by recent racial adversities, look for ways to make the school environment more inclusive
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...

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