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IHSA Meeting Gets the Ball Rolling

The IHSA decides start and end dates for sports, releases revised 2020-2021 schedule
Bayarmaa Bat-erdene and Helen Oriatti-Burns February 24, 2021

On January 27, the Illinois High School Association (IHSA) released an updated sports schedule for the 2020-21 school year. The schedule, created in accordance with Illinois Department of Public Health...

Hybrid Harmonies

Hybrid Harmonies

How Stevenson's band, choir and orchestra classes have adapted to the current Hybrid Model
Elyssa Gavenda and Natalie King February 21, 2021

As the bell signaling the start of seventh period rings, Lora Lewis ’22 rushes into the choir room and sets her backpack down at her seat. After wiping down her spot and making sure her mask is secure...

Stevenson Sports, Now Streamed!

Stevenson Sports, Now Streamed!

Stevenson transitions to virtually streaming matches in order to reconnect the Stevenson community
Sabrina Xue and Sailaja Nallacheruvu February 19, 2021

Prior to COVID-19, seas of students filled the stands of football games, roaring with excitement, cheering their school on while cheerleaders paraded on the sidelines, and the marching band blared their...

Transition to Transition

Transition to Transition

Student clubs at Stevenson adapt to new hybrid schedule.
Kelly Liu and Olivia Han February 19, 2021

Every fall, Diversity Council decorates the halls of Stevenson with international flags and culinary delicacies for the World’s Fair, an annual opportunity for students to showcase and appreciate various...

A Month To Remember

A Month To Remember

BASS shares knowledge with the Stevenson community on Black History Month, emphasizes need for greater cultural inclusivity and education.
Jasmine Sun and Surya Sethi February 18, 2021

Although the month of February is often characterized as the “month of love” by extravagant Valentine’s Day celebrations, Jade Cadichon ’21 hopes to shine a light on a different reason for celebration,...

Changing of the (Offensive) Guard

Changing of the (Offensive) Guard

In spite of recent retirements, NFL contains new stars carrying legacies of veterans, crafting own paths
Bradley Locker February 18, 2021

On January 17, Drew Brees and Tom Brady embraced at the midfield black fleur-de-lis Saints logo, Brady’s Buccaneers having avenged two regular season losses to Brees’ Saints during the regular season...

Elite Universities: End All Be All?

Elite Universities: End All Be All?

Staffer weighs in on elitism in college applications and admissions, locally and nationally
Sailaja Nallacheruvu February 18, 2021

Every year, as Commitment Day draws closer, seniors across the country get excited, not just to celebrate their own decision to commit but also to find out where their peers are going and what they’ll...

Rewiring the Current

Rewiring the Current

Teachers tie current events, including January 6 Insurrection, into class curriculums
Lance Locker and Melissa Liu February 17, 2021

On January 7, silence and focus plagued English teacher Dean Bradshaw’s second period AP Literature classroom. Students weren’t panicked taking a test, frantically writing notes, nor were they preoccupied...

Summer Sport Seniority

Summer Sport Seniority

Staffer argues why seniors should play out the rest of their seasons after graduation
Matthew Mcgowan February 15, 2021

It all seemed like a minor setback on March 12. While it was disappointing that the spring season was suspended for two weeks due to the emergence of COVID-19, Stevenson spring sports athletes had already...

Six Cupid-Approved Gifts

Valentine’s Day gifts can be hard to navigate. Here are six different gift ideas and advice on how to make them the best gifts for your significant other, friend or family member.
Alison Wade and Mackenzie Wren February 10, 2021

Ragged Raptors and Scintillating Suns: The Two Surprises of the NBA Season

Ragged Raptors and Scintillating Suns: The Two Surprises of the NBA Season

A look in at two NBA teams that have surprised the league with their records at this point in the season
Raghav Khosla February 10, 2021

The 2020-2021 National Basketball Association (NBA) season is underway, with teams having played around ⅕ of their season. Some teams have surprised analysts and fans with their record at this stage...

Hidden Help

Hidden Help

Student support groups help those in need
Aayushi Wadhawan and Sabrina Xue February 9, 2021

Angela Miller ’21 used to close her eyes in resignation as the final bell rang. Students around her chatted excitedly as they packed up their belongings, while Miller readied herself for another uncomfortable...

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