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Common no more

Kendall Roberts, Staff Reporter

October 7, 2016


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During the 2015 school year, students packed the Wood Commons cafeteria, struggling to get into line to pay for their food. With trays filled with french fries and burgers, athletes and students alike struggled to get the nutrition they needed for practices and energy to carry on throughout the rest...

The $3 million budget surplus

Chloe Myers, Staff Reporter

October 6, 2016


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Students and parents alike have been questioning the amount of money the school spends or has “left over” for years. Stevenson spends $117,500,000 and receives $120,595,000. This means that there is a projected budget surplus of three million dollars in the school year of 2016-2017. The money th...

Statesman’s official freshman survival guide

Statesman’s official freshman survival guide

Bella Greenspan, Features Editor

August 29, 2016


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1. Go to as many events as possible. Throughout the school year there are events ranging from fall football games to spring fling pep rallies. Music concerts, sports games, spring fling, theater productions, volunteering days, dances, pep rallies and spirit fest are just a few of many events held at S...

Twelfth Night challenges actors, audience

Annie Wu, Managing Editor of Design

March 24, 2016


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Along with the unique language and storyline of the “Twelfth Night” winter play directed by theater teacher Cynthia Burrows is a physical, tai-chi based rehearsal warmup called Eight Pieces of Silk that fuses the breath with movement. “[Eight Pieces of Silk] helps you become focused and feel...

Question and Answer with local sculptor

Sabrina Szos

February 19, 2016


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Statesman's Sabrina Szos sat down with Terrence Karpowicz to discuss his work. This is a continuation of what was published in our fourth print issue. Q: In the art world, technique and style are always changing; what was popular however many years ago is much different now. Do you find yours...

Taking a look inside the Stevenson bubble

Sami Sparber, Editor in Chief

February 9, 2016


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Stevenson High School has made headlines in the past few months due to incidents regarding school safety, but according to students, they have never felt safer on campus. On Dec. 4, 2015, Lincolnshire police arrested a SHS junior after he allegedly brought a gun to school. Nearly two months later,...

Student guitarist rises to prominence

Max Cohn, Sports Editor

February 9, 2016


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  Throughout his life, music has been in his blood. At age four he started playing piano, which is where his music career began, playing alongside with his brother. He spends the same amount of time a normal high schooler spends on homework each day expanding his musical identity and making a...

Question & Answer: Race/Diversity at Stevenson

Izabela Zaluska

December 18, 2015


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Statesman's Izabela Zaluska sat down with Jordan King, Shukran Moheddin and Priya Vaikuntapathi to discuss race at Stevenson and how each of their respective clubs try to educate Stevenson students about diversity. King is a leader of the Black Association of Stevenson Students, Moheddin is a leader of ...

Scholarship foundation started at University of Illinois to honor student

Lawrence Kreymer

December 14, 2015


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To honor Brett Lerner ’13, his family decided to start a scholarship foundation at the University of Illinois of Urbana-Champaign (UIUC). The scholarship is named the Brett Lerner Memorial Scholarship Foundation and will provide scholarships to journalism students at UIUC. "[Brett’s] name wil...

Top ten dumb things your family says and does on Thanksgiving

Sabrina Szos

November 24, 2015


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“I thought you were supposed to gain the freshman 15 during college, not before!” Someone tells a story about how in their day and age, they talked to people in person and not through “those stupid screens that cause nothing but trouble.” Your parents ask if anyone has “room” for dessert a...

Alum to host poetry workshops during Odyssey

Alum to host poetry workshops during Odyssey

Annie Wu

November 7, 2015


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Kevin Kantor ’10 will return to Stevenson to hold writing and performance workshops at Odyssey where he hopes to empower students to experiment with poetry as a means of expression. Kantor is widely known for his involvement in performance poetry in which he explores a diverse range of experiences ...

Fall Review: Apple Cider Donuts

Fall Review: Apple Cider Donuts

Sarah Verschoor

November 7, 2015


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Statesman’s Sarah Verschoor explored Lake County in search of the perfect cider donut. Below, she recounts her experience tasting four distinct donuts from Didier Farms in Buffalo Grove, Lee’s Donuts in Libertyville, Spunky Dunkers in Buffalo Grove and Sunset in Long Grove.   The fall s...

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