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The Stevenson High School choir sings at Fourth Presbyterian Church of Chicago on April 10, 2013.  | J.Geil/For Sun-Times Media

Stevenson choir falls short in attempt to perform with Foreigner

The C-SPAN cable channel's tour bus visited Stevenson High School on Friday, May 9, bringing government classes and interested students aboard. | Ronnie Wachter/Sun-Times Media

Stevenson students get a behind-the-scenes look at C-SPAN

News network C-SPAN’s “Big Red” tour bus spent the afternoon giving about 200 Patriots an interactive view of what participation in politics can be like, and an insider’s...

<p>Provided photo of Stevenson junior Emma Buckardt.&nbsp;</p>

Stevenson student spotlight: Emma Buckardt

Each week, we'll be featuring a student from Stevenson High School. This week our student is Emma Buckardt, a junior and aspiring environmental biologist.

Hawthorn Middle School South art teacher Mary Benton reacts to the surprise announcement that she won a Golden Apple Award for Excellence in Teaching May 7. | Rick Kambic/Sun-Times Media

Hawthorn South art teacher surprised with Golden Apple Award

Mary Benton was uncomfortable being interviewed by a committee after a she was anonymously nominated for the prestigious Golden Apple teaching award. She thinks students are...

While on an April 29 tour of Wrigley Field, sports marketing students from Vernon Hills and Libertyville High Schools learned that the Cubs were the first team to allow fans to keep foul balls. | Submitted

Wrigley Field trip teaches marketing to Dist. 128 students

Sports marketing students at Libertyville and Vernon Hills High Schools learned about both historic and modern trends during an April 29 field trip to Wrigley Field. “We...

Sexual abuse awareness speaker Mike Domitrz (center) puts groups of Stevenson High School students through communication drills to better handle potential sexual situations. | Ronnie Wachter/Sun-Times Media

Speaker addresses relationships, sex and rape with Stevenson students

Mike Domitrz is working to raise awareness about the prevalence and causes of sexual assault through his Date Safe Project.

Emma Hardin, 20, of Mundelein, Mike Glans, 23, of Richmond and Kara Cimmarusti, 19, of Vernon Hills touch the growing medium on the green roof of CLC's Southlake Campus in Vernon Hills. It is not made of dirt, but porous rock. | Frank Abderholden/Sun-Times Media

College of Lake County students learn the benefits of green roofs

Sure there was some extra credit involved, and a chance to win a $50 gift certificate to Chicago’s Uncommon Ground, the country’s first certified organic rooftop farm, but Karly...

Stevenson earns top 5 ranking in U.S. News & World Report

Stevenson takes the fifth spot in U.S. News & World Report's list of Best High Schools in Illinois.

Representing the U.S.Environmental Protection Agency, Seth Dibblee speaks about Integrated Pest Management on Friday during an environmental symposium at Stevenson High School. | Joe Shuman/For Sun-Times Media

Stevenson symposium: ‘All children should learn in green schools’

Educators and professionals from around the state gathered at Stevenson High School on Friday to discuss how sustainability initiatives and green facility management can thrive...

Sara Stojakovic wears traditional Serbian attire while advocating for medical help in Serbia during Vernon Hills High School's April 10 activism fair. | Rick Kambic/Sun-Times Media

English classes create student activists

Vernon Hills High School’s English department challenged sophomore students with a three-month research project that ended on April 10 with a school-wide activism fair that...


Stevenson student spotlight: Jennifer Kong

Each Monday, we're featuring a student from Stevenson High School. This week our student is Jennifer Kong, a junior who qualified for a national art contest. Here, Kong tells us...

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