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Brunson recognized

Sabrina Szos, Staff Reporter

February 27, 2015


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Jalen Brunson ’15 will be playing in McDonald’s All American Game on April 1. Brunson will join other top-ranked high school students from across the country at Chicago’s United Center. He will be playing on the West Team coached by Robert Smith of Simeon Career Academy in Illinois. The boys...

Wrestling wrap-up

Alice Vagun, Editor-in-Chief

February 27, 2015


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At the end of the last season, the Stevenson wrestlers had one goal   in mind: beat Libertyville High School. They have trained hard for the past year, both on and off season. They circled the date that they would see Libertyville again, and on Jan. 16, after a 50-year losing streak, the Patriots met...

Physical education program modified, students will choose different health-promoting activities

Physical  education program modified, students will choose different health-promoting activities

Izabela Zaluska, Copy Editor

February 27, 2015


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The Physical Education (PE) program is undergoing a significant change for the upcoming school year. Instead of choosing a single class and participating in it for a whole semester, students will be given the opportunity next year to change their activity every six weeks in a new class called Choice...

Smith leaves lasting impact on Stevenson

Smith leaves lasting impact on Stevenson

Brenda Reyn, Graphics Editor

February 27, 2015


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Monday mornings usually entice large groans from the Stevenson population: waking up early is a hassle, not to mention having to leave the warmth and comfort of bed only to sit in mile long traffic. However, for Robert Smith, physical education teacher, Monday mornings mean getting back to his passio...

Basketball Season Preview

Katy Roach, Sports Editor

February 23, 2015


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Hoping to continue Stevenson’s recent success streak, the basketball team aims to win the state title this year. With the recent state championship for the football team still fresh in their minds, Stevenson fans now look eagerly toward the boys basketball team to see if they can continue this trend....

US National gymnast shares high school successes

Shubhangi Joshi, Business Manager

February 6, 2015


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Gymnastics is a complex sport involving strength, flexibility and grace. When combined with the manipulation of ropes, clubs, balls, hoops and ribbon, it becomes rhythmic gymnastics––a sport where individuals or teams of up to five perform intricate routines. Lisa Wang ’07 has won numerous titles...

Q&A with Bill McNamara, head coach of the Patriot’s 8A state championship winning team

Sabrina Szos, Staff Reporter

January 25, 2015


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What has been your favorite part of this season? I think my favorite part of the season is everyday when we walk out onto the practice field and have the opportunity to coach and be around our team. We have a lot of fun and work hard at practice. There’s a lot of growth and development that goes o...

Q&A with state championship team members: Gambino, Green, Joseph

Sabrina Szos, Staff Reporter

January 25, 2015


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What advice would you give to someone who wants to become a football player (here at Stevenson?) Jack Joseph: I think it’s a great choice. It teaches you important life lessons that will help you later on when you’re an adult. You will form friendships that will last you a lifetime. Everyone who ha...

Hockey participation increases among female students

Kayla Guo, Copy Editor

January 25, 2015


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Take a moment and list all the professional hockey teams in the United States that you can think of. Now, of the teams you just listed, how many are professional women’s hockey teams? The answer is probably zero. At the very most, you may have listed one women’s team—the Boston Blades, who...

Athletes find success through vegetarianism

Sami Sparber, Staff Reporter

November 19, 2014


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Like her teammates, she goes to practices, games and works hard to keep her body in good condition. On the outside, she may seem like any other swimmer or badminton player, but what sets Niveda Tennety ’16 apart from most of Stevenson’s student athletes is her diet: she’s a vegetarian. While Tennet...

Unique 5K’s provide entertaining opportunities for local athletes

Katy Roach, Sports Editor

November 18, 2014


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Hoofin’ 4 Hardy Are you willing to make an early morning trek to Palatine on Nov. 23? I bet you will be after reading about Hoofin’ 4 Hardy. With the leading cause of sudden cardiac arrest in young people being Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy (HCM), Hoofin’ 4 Hardy aims to raise money to fund f...

Virus prevention key for healthy students in winter

Brenda Reyn, Graphics Editor

November 18, 2014


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As the November month rolls in, the onset of colder weather brings a flurry of sneezing and coughing, marking the beginning of the next flu season. As the seasons change, people generally become more susceptible to viruses, infective agents that live in cells. According to Gordon Wood, M.D., the dry wi...

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