Statesman

New club allows members to partake, reenact medical situations

Nikol Safronova, Staff Reporter

November 24, 2014

With multiple new clubs being introduced this school year, Health Occupations Students of America (HOSA)-Future Health Professionals is one in which students can branch out from the knowledge that they gained in science classes and learn leadership and technical skills by competing in medical field events....

Unique 5K’s provide entertaining opportunities for local athletes

Katy Roach, Sports Editor

November 18, 2014

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...

Pilgrim reflects on social predicaments surrounding modern Thanksgiving

Easton Self, Managing Editor of Design

November 17, 2014

I’m sure all of you know the pilgrim story: the Mayflower, Plymouth Rock, Leptospirosis, exploitation of an indigenous people. You know, the usual. So, I’m not going to waste my time explaining the details that you all learned in fourth grade, and instead addressing the real problem that America...

ILC creates Instagram account

Sami Sparber, Staff Reporter

November 17, 2014

In preparation for the 2014-15 school year—when every Stevenson student would have their own iPad, the Information and Learning Center (ILC) created an Instagram account. Under the username @shsilc, head librarian Lisa Dettling posts pictures of daily ILC happenings. Dettling believes that the ILC ...

Kickstarter program aids hobbies, projects

Namrata Sridhar, Ideas Manager

November 17, 2014

After graduating from Stevenson and college, Paul Axel ’06 began working in the foreign language department of a textbook company. With plenty of free time, Axel wanted a side project. With a passion for comic books, Axel dreamt of creating his own. However, as a hobby, he was not able to pay an...

Student travels to Europe with Team USA for figure skating

Izabela Zaluska, Copy Editor

November 17, 2014

Getting home late and having to find time for homework and test review isn’t anything new for a student athlete at Stevenson. However, few of those student athletes can do all that and say they’ve been featured in an upcoming Olympian article. Lindsay Weinstein ’18 is one of those few. A Freshm...

The Truth About Senioritis

Fathma Rahman, Managing Editor of Production

October 26, 2014

And once again, it’s a Sunday night and I am slumped over the kitchen table, surrounded by eraser shavings, crumpled scratch paper, iced coffee and more incomplete assignments than I’d like to admit. I didn’t mind it for the first few weeks of school, because I thought that this was normal....

State of the Nation

State of the Nation

Fathma Rahman, Nitya Gupta, Sarah Verschoor, Nikol Safronova, Sabrina Szos

October 18, 2014

Scroll over the map to read about recent events from across the country.

Play-by-play: Varsity Homecoming game

Alice Vagun, Editor-in-Chief

October 18, 2014

The annual Homecoming game took place on Oct. 17 with the Stevenson Patriots taking on the Mundelein Mustangs. With a 7-0 season for the Patriots and a 0-7 for the Mustangs, the game was predicted to be an easy win on the home turf, possibly another shutout like the previous victories over the Zion-Benton...

Spirit Fest 2014 supports Lexi Kazian Foundation

Spirit Fest 2014 supports Lexi Kazian Foundation

Hannah Jeon, News Editor

October 17, 2014

Mental, emotional components of athletics evaluated

Alexandra Shafran, Graphics Editor

October 17, 2014

Many Stevenson students balance not only a multitude of AP classes and clubs, but also athletics. While an organized study schedule may lead to success in classes and clubs, being successful in athletics requires more than just the proper equipment and a good skillset. A popular misconception is that...

Stevenson enrollment increases after nine year decline

Kayla Guo, Copy Editor

October 17, 2014

Stevenson enrollment has increased for the first in nine years by 101 students. This year’s increase is the largest increase in the Stevenson population since 2002. The school has reported a total enrollment of 3,887 students with the Freshmen class being the largest grade at 1,024 students. Although...

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