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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

Didier Says Goodbye

Sam Lerner, Ava Winber, and Alex Xie | December 16, 2022

On Nov. 3, Didier Farms announced that they would be permanently shutting down retail sales. “Dear friends of Didier Farms,” the post reads. “After years of serving the community with fresh locally...

Committee members congregate outside Stevenson in order to organize campaign strategies. Most of the work done in order to advocate for the referendum was done by this group of students.

Catalyzing Reform

Sam Lerner, Ava Winber, and Alex Xie | December 7, 2022

The Vernon Area Township recently inducted a tax referendum for mental health resources after receiving a majority of votes in the Nov. 8, 2022 general elections. Stevenson’s Catalyst Club, a club focused...

Debate Tournament Comes Home

Debate Tournament Comes Home

Eshaam Bhattad, Sarah Zhang, and Vivian Zhu | December 2, 2022

Photo credit: Ansh Aggarwal On Oct. 29, the Stevenson Debate Team hosted this season’s second Illinois Congressional Debate Association (ICDA 2) tournament. Over 500 students from 23 different...

Students listen to Nabeela Syed during Political Action Club’s Campaign Night. Syed grew up attending public school in Palatine and has worked as a community organizer in the area.

Lake County Midterms Updates

Katya Dubinin and Angela Guo | November 8, 2022

On Nov. 8, registered voters across America will finish casting their ballots for the 2022 midterm elections. The elections will determine the balance of power in national and statewide Congresses for...

Course developer Michael Anderson demonstrates a VR headset similar to what students will use in the course. Students will have the option to register for the course during course selection in the coming months.

School Board Confirms New Virtual Reality Course

Collin Fan and Tej Kosaraju | September 21, 2022

Final preparations are being made for a new Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality (VR and AR) course that was approved by the School Board of Education on Sept. 19.  The course intends to introduce...

Cultural Collaboration

Cultural Collaboration

Angela Guo and Dayna Roberts | May 2, 2022

The second annual Anti-Racism and Inclusivity Week at Stevenson kick-started the beginning of April with a lineup of diverse events. From speaking on the Holocaust to sharing cultural dishes, the program...

Updates on Ukraine

Updates on Ukraine

Angela Guo and Sarah Zhang | April 19, 2022

On February 24, 2022, Russia began its full-scale military invasion of Ukraine. Threatened by a growing presence of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) from the West and sovereignty conflicts...

On Feb. 12, Stevenson’s Asian American Student Association hosts their annual Night Market with booths, games, food and performances. The student-run night is intended to celebrate and recognize aspects of Asian culture.

Second Look at Second Semester (So Far)

Surya Sethi and Sabrina Xue | March 24, 2022
As we go off on Spring Break, here’s a look back at some of the highlights of second semester so far
To Mask or Not to Mask

To Mask or Not to Mask

Lance Locker and Jennifer Huang | March 6, 2022

On Tuesday, Feb. 22, Stevenson temporarily suspended its enforcement of a mask mandate on campus. This change has followed a series of legal developments that have dismissed emergency rules for COVID-19...

Unmasking the Protest

Unmasking the Protest

Gaurish Lakhanpal, Aayushi Wadhawan, and Vivian Zhu | February 14, 2022

A protest against mandatory masking broke out on the morning of Friday, Feb. 11. Students left class to join a crowd of parents moving from Route 22 and Stevenson Drive to the Point. The protesters carried...

Photo courtesy of Bennett Woods

Scenes From “Unmask The Kids” Protest

Griffin Brown and Vaasu Kakuturu | February 12, 2022

A protest in opposition of Stevenson's continued mask requirements took place outside the school Friday, Feb. 11. As events unfolded, members of our staff on scene along with other contributors reported....

New Reviews New

New Reviews New

Bayarmaa Bat-erdene | February 1, 2022

Stevenson’s new Student Leader Advisory Council (SLAC) New Club Proposal Sub-Committee met on Jan. 13 for the second time in school history to hear from students looking to start new clubs for the fall...

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