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Statesman

The student news site of Adlai E. Stevenson High School

Statesman

The student news site of Adlai E. Stevenson High School

Statesman

Christina Santello ’23 models her crochet handbag. Santello started selling her crochet items after interest from her friends.

Getting Down to Business

Brayden Caldwell, Gaurish Lakhanpal, and Lillian Zhou | December 13, 2022

A crochet hook weaves in and out as it guides a jumble of yarn into place. As the gray string follows the hook, the brim of a bucket hat emerges. Putting her hook down, Christina Santello ’23 picks up...

KaPOW! Bryan Gallo Bursts onto the Scene

KaPOW! Bryan Gallo Bursts onto the Scene

Katya Dubinin and Angela Guo | November 7, 2022

Gallo’s piece features Spiderman intertwined in battle with his arch nemesis Doctor Connors, also known as The Lizard. This is one of Gallo’s most recent pieces within his comic-book pop art realm,...

Band executive board member Ali Murillo ’23 waves a goose flag during the 2022 Fall Band concert. The flag represents tradition and community within Symphonic Band. Photo courtesy of Stevenson’s SmugMug.

Rising Above the Bottom Line

Yumna Ali-Khan and Sarah Zhang | October 12, 2022

Ali Murillo ’24 starts her Wednesday morning in the West Auditorium, excited for a Future Business Leaders of America meeting. Later that day, she takes a seat with her trumpet in hand in the Band room,...

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...

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