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Off-Campus, On-Screen

Off-Campus, On-Screen

Statesman explores ambiguity of free speech for students on social media
Kelly Liu May 28, 2021

  “F*** school, F*** softball, F*** cheer, F*** everything,” 14-year-old high school cheerleader Brandi Levy posted to her Snapchat story. With the mounting pressure of upcoming exams, club...

Fun in the Sun (and on the Field)

Sport summer camps resume this year with Covid restrictions in place
Humza Qazi, Matthew Mcgowan, and Alison Wade May 27, 2021

After their absence during the summer of 2020, summer sports camps at Stevenson have finally returned, although with different restrictions and new hurdles to maneuver. Nevertheless, athletes and coaches...

Enduring Expectations

Enduring Expectations

Students debate the benefits and detriments of Stevenson’s competitive environment

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

Stevenson seniors participate in one last hurrah with their peers
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...

Vaccines for Teens

Vaccines for Teens

Collin Fan, Sophia Ismail, and Myles Woodman May 24, 2021

Since May 11, Stevenson has been offering vaccinations to all students through a partnership with PediaTrust, a local pediatric clinic. With hundreds of shots administered each week, the school hopes...

Nora Kowalski ’22 dives at a club meet. After diving since seventh grade, Kowalski joined the Stevenson cheerleading team this year for the first time. (Photo courtesy of Nora Kowalski '22)

Diving Into the Deep End

Student athletes, athletic trainer, coach discuss adopting new sports during high school
Vaasu Kakuturu and Shannon Moser May 22, 2021

As Nora Kowalski ’22 approaches the gymnasium doors, heart pounding in her chest, she hears an eruption of cheers from within. Though hidden by a face mask, she smiles and takes a deep breath, easing...

Springing into Summer

Springing into Summer

Dylan Barbee and Griffin Brown May 21, 2021

Spring Fling takes place on May 21 offering food, games, music to students After a school year full of cancelled events, Stevenson plans on hosting its annual Spring Fling event as is tradition, but...

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