Tuesday, Aug. 2, 2022

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more than fitness: unique features take patriot wellness center to a different level

Sure, the new Patriot Wellness Center, due to open in time for the start of the 2022-23 school year, has the fitness angle covered. There are plenty of treadmills and bikes, weights and other equipment available for all of your workout needs.

But the amenities don’t stop there. The Patriot Wellness Center is more than just a health club, and was designed with every detail of wellness in mind, with cool and unique spots, shown in our fourth Sneak Peek video, that take this facility to the next level.

When you’re hungry or need some energy, the Smoothie Bar and Snack Shop will refuel you with healthy options that will hit the spot. The menu will include salads and wraps, veggie cups, cheese and protein boxes, smoothies…and many more fun, healthy options.

Head to the expansive stair deck to drink your smoothie, eat your snack, visit with friends, read a book or just lounge. There’s plenty of room to spread out and relax. Behind the stairs is a massive living wall full of beautiful plants that will not only help the building be green, but will emit a fresh, clean scent that will make the entire area feel spa-like.

For your “infotainment” pleasure, extra large flat screen televisions line almost every wall, including the lobby area. Those televisions are touch screens and will offer interactive information.

The training room is state-of-the-art and will feature every therapy gizmo you could possibly need. The locker rooms are spacious and feature private showers and changing areas.

Upstairs, the dance studio is full of windows with wonderful views…and the outdoor yoga balcony will help you get your Zen on. Meanwhile, Stevenson is now one of the few high schools in the area with indoor fieldturf of at least 40 yards.

So…whether you want to work out, meet up with friends, grab a snack or just relax, the Patriot Wellness Center has a space for everyone.

freshmen: get ready for a jam-packed, fun-filled orientation day!!

Orientation Day for Freshmen is Wednesday, Aug. 10. Stevenson is excited to welcome the Class of 2026 and has planned an exciting, fun-filled day!

Freshmen, who will be on campus from 8:30 a.m. to 3:25 p.m., will spend the day with their Freshman Mentors, who will help them navigate campus with tours while also explaining school policies, programs and traditions. They will also introduce freshmen to school personnel.

In addition to getting schedules, books, supplies and school IDs on Orientation Day, freshmen will also meet classmates, counselors and deans, find their advisory rooms, eat lunch, run through a “mini-schedule” of their classes and attend a “Welcome Assembly” in the Sportscenter.

On Friday, freshmen families will receive an e-mail from Stevenson with specific details about the bus pick-up time and stop location closest to their homes. This is the bus stop location and pick-up time that students should use on Freshman Orientation Day as well as during the first semester. Bus route information will also be posted on the Stevenson website by Friday. Stevenson highly recommends that freshmen take the bus to Orientation Day for Freshmen.

On Monday, Aug. 8, freshmen families will receive an e-mail from Stevenson with instructions on where students should go when they arrive on campus for Orientation Day.

For a glimpse of what to expect on Orientation Day for Freshmen, check out this video from 2019…Freshman Orientation Day for the Class of 2023, the rising Seniors!

be our guest…sign up to audition for the fall musical: “beauty and the beast”

Everyone loves a good love story…and Stevenson will bring one of the best in the Disney collection to life with the Patriot Theatre Company’s Fall Musical, “Beauty And The Beast.” This is the story of “Belle,” a young woman in a provincial town, and the “Beast,” who is really a young prince trapped under the spell of an enchantress.

Believe it or not, it’s already time to start thinking about auditions for this classic!

Audition and crew sign-ups open on Monday, Aug. 8 and there is an audition workshop at 4 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 18 in the Performing Arts Center.

Acting and vocal auditions will be held in the Performing Arts Center on Monday, Aug. 22 and Tuesday, Aug. 23. Dance auditions will be held on Wednesday, Aug. 24. In order to be considered for the cast, you must complete BOTH the acting/vocal audition AND the dance audition.

Also, future Stevenson students in sixth, seventh, or eighth grade will have the opportunity to audition for “Chip” on Monday, Aug. 22 from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. in the Performing Arts Center.

More details about sign-ups and auditions will be posted in this document.

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mark your calendar: first day of school is nine days away!

Just a gentle reminder: School will be here before you know it.

The First Day Of School at Stevenson for the 2022-23 school year is Thursday, Aug. 11!

plan ahead: traffic re-routing for first week of school

Please note that there will be a railroad closure near Stevenson that will affect entry to campus from Port Clinton Road during the first week of school.

The Canadian National (CN) Railroad has informed the Lake County Division of Transportation that it will close the CN’s Wisconsin Central railroad crossing on Buffalo Grove Road, south of Port Clinton Road for repairs. The closure of the railroad crossing will begin at 9 a.m. on Monday, Aug. 8 and end late in the afternoon on Friday, Aug. 12.

Detour Route: US Route 45, to IL Route 21, to IL Route 22. Local traffic will be allowed from IL Route 22 to N. Main Street and from US Route 45 to the railroad crossing. The railroad crossing will be closed to all traffic.

seniors: get your best smiles ready!

On Thursday, Visual Image Photography (VIP), Stevenson’s official photographer, will be on campus to take senior yearbook photos.

To appear in the yearbook, all seniors must have their photo taken by VIP. Photographs submitted from other studios will not be accepted into the yearbook.

Seniors have two options for yearbook photos. They can:

1. Take a “Yearbook Only” photo on Senior Orientation Day on Thursday in Room 2104 from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

2. Sign up for a “Premier Session,” which is available at VIP’s Wheeling or Lemont studios only. “Premier Sessions” are available by appointment only. Click here to make an appointment.

DEADLINE: Seniors must select their yearbook pose by Oct. 31 in order to appear in the school yearbook. If an image is not selected, VIP will select the image. This deadline cannot be extended.

RE-TAKE DAY: Oct. 20 and Oct. 21 from 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. in The Recital Hall. There is no appointment needed to do the “Yearbook Only” photo on these dates listed above. If you sign up for a “Premier Session,” you do not need to attend one of the “Yearbook Only” days.

For more information, visit the Senior Page on the Stevenson website.

parents: help the marching band start the year off right

Calling all parents: The Band Parent Organization (BPO) needs your help!

Before Stevenson’s marching band students can go out onto the field, the BPO needs volunteers to help distribute their marching uniforms as well as their shakos (hats) and shoes. Please email bpouniforms@gmail.com if you have any questions.

The BPO also needs volunteers to help with Band Camp Lunches.

Please visit the following links for more information on how you can help!

** Uniform Distribution, Today through Aug. 5

** Band Camp Lunch, Today through Aug. 5

dancers: time for placement/reassessment

Want to dance at Stevenson? Then save-the-date on Tuesday, Aug. 9.

There will be a dance placement and reassessment opportunity on that day from 9 a.m. to 12 noon at the Dance Studio (Room 2010) for transfer students and those who are adding dance to their schedules after placement over the summer.

Those who already registered and believe their skill set has significantly improved over the summer (or since their initial assessment), may also attend the placement/reassessment.

For questions, please e-mail Tiffany Van Cleaf at tvancleaf@d125.org.

parents: help welcome staff back to stevenson with breakfast!

The Patriot Parent Association will be providing breakfast for the 550 teachers and staff at Stevenson at the annual Staff Welcome Breakfast on Tuesday, Aug. 9, and help is needed. If you are interested in volunteering the day of the event from 6:30 a.m. to 8:30 a.m., or if you are interested in providing food, please click here. If you’d like to make a monetary donation, please click here.

patriot superstore is open again

After being temporarily closed for scheduled maintenance late last month, the Patriot Superstore is open again and running on its Summer Hours until school starts next week. Once school starts on Thursday, Aug. 11, the store will run on its normal School Year Hours.

Summer Hours are:

Monday Through Thursday: 8 a.m. to Noon

Friday: CLOSED

School Year Hours are:

Monday Through Friday: 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

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registration deadline for all fall sports is thursday

Fall sports at Stevenson, such as Allied Bowling, Football, Girls and Boys Cross Country, Girls Tennis, Boys Soccer, Girls and Boys Golf, Girls Volleyball, Girls Swimming and Diving, Girls Field Hockey, Cheer and Poms, will soon be gearing up.

There are information meetings, tryouts and practices scheduled for as soon as Friday. Most tryouts begin on Monday, Aug. 8.

For more detailed information about the registration and tryout process by sport, please read this Google document from the Athletic Department.

Registration for all fall sports ENDS on Thursday.

**Need help navigating the registration portal? Here’s a cheat sheet to take you through the process step-by-step.

call out to cheerleaders: tryouts coming up in fieldhouse

There will be a one-night tryout for Cheer on Tuesday, Aug. 16 from 3:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. for both the JV and Varsity teams on Court 6 of the Fieldhouse.

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Federal Government Is Losing, Not Making, Money Off Student Loans

The Education Department estimated student loans would generate $114 billion in income for the federal government, but its current estimates show these loans will cost $197 billion.

Music For A College Classroom: A Texas School Will Soon Offer A Harry Styles Class

A new college history course at Texas State University will focus on Harry Styles and the culture of celebrity. Starting next spring, roughly 20 lucky undergraduate students will get to learn how — as the pop star so famously put it — “it’s not the same as it was.” Louie Dean Valencia, a professor of digital history and a longtime Styles fan, announced on Twitter that the university’s honors college had approved his course, “Harry Styles and the Cult of Celebrity: Identity, the Internet and European Pop Culture,” for the spring of 2023.

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the weeks ahead

Mark your calendars for these events and see the Stevenson Calendar for details on these and future programs.

Aug. 4: Orientation Day For Seniors

Aug. 5: Orientation Day For Juniors

Aug. 9: Orientation Day For Sophomores

Aug. 9: Orientation Day For Transfer Students

Aug. 10: Orientation Day For Freshmen

Aug. 10: Sports Boosters Meeting

Aug. 11: First Day Of 2022-23 School Year

Tuesday, July 26, 2022

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deadline for 2022-23 registration is next week

Every year, families are required to register their students (and pay fees) in order for them to attend classes in the fall. Stevenson utilizes online registration, which may be accessed by clicking here.

The registration deadline for Stevenson is Aug. 2. We encourage you to register online as soon as possible so that we are able to begin the school year with accurate student enrollment information.

fan finishes among top 25 percent of all physics students…in the world!

When Collin Fan turns on a faucet to wash his hands or fill a glass with water, his mind races into physics mode.

“I immediately start thinking about why the water gets narrower as it falls down,” Fan, pictured right, said. “Science is truly all around us and once you learn it and really get into it, you can see that.”

Fan, a rising senior at Stevenson, took his enthusiasm and curiosity for science on the road last month and represented the United States as part of a five-person team in the International Physics Olympiad. The team rolled up three gold medals and two silvers. Fan finished with a silver medal, ranking him among the top 25 percent of physics students in the world.

Approximately 400 students, five from 80 countries, competed in the event, which was supposed to be held in Belarus but was changed to a five-day virtual event out of Switzerland due to the war in Ukraine. The U.S. team gathered together in San Jose for the competition.

There were two rounds of exams at the Olympiad: theoretical and experimental.

The theoretical exam was a paper and pencil exam where students had to show their free response answers. The experimental exam was running advanced simulations to solve problems.

“One of the questions was that if you drop a ball from the top of a tower, how long would it take to fall and how far is it deflected (when it hit the ground). From that information, you had to determine wind speed, gravitational acceleration, air density and all that kind of stuff.

“I think this Olympiad was the toughest in history because the cutoffs were the lowest in history.”

The qualification process was pretty tough, too.

To make the U.S. team, Fan had to endure three rigorous rounds of competition against the best science students in the county. The field started at 6,000 students, was narrowed down to 400, then to 20. And from that 20, the five finalists were picked.

To read more about Fan, his adventures at the International Physics Olympiad and the encouragement he got from his science teacher Mrs. Sheila Edstromplease click here.

be our guest…sign up to audition for the fall musical: “beauty and the beast”

Everyone loves a good love story…and Stevenson will bring one of the best in the Disney collection to life with the Patriot Theatre Company’s Fall Musical, “Beauty And The Beast.” This is the story of “Belle,” a young woman in a provincial town, and the “Beast,” who is really a young prince trapped under the spell of an enchantress.

Believe it or not, it’s already time to start thinking about auditions for this classic!

Audition and crew sign-ups open on Monday, Aug. 8 and there is an audition workshop at 4 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 18 in the Performing Arts Center.

Acting and vocal auditions will be held in the Performing Arts Center on Monday, Aug. 22 and Tuesday, Aug. 23. Dance auditions will be held on Wednesday, Aug. 24. In order to be considered for the cast, you must complete BOTH the acting/vocal audition AND the dance audition.

Also, future Stevenson students in sixth, seventh, or eighth grade will have the opportunity to audition for “Chip” on Monday, Aug. 22 from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. in the Performing Arts Center.

More details about sign-ups and auditions will be posted in this document.

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freshmen: information about orientation on its way

Orientation Day for Freshmen is Wednesday, Aug. 10. Stevenson is excited to welcome the Class of 2026 and is busy putting together all of the details of Freshmen Orientation Day.

Please be on the lookout for an e-mail early next week that will be sent to all freshmen families and will contain specific information about the agenda of the day.

During Orientation Day, Freshman Mentor Program mentors will be on campus to greet freshmen and answer questions. In addition to schedules, books and school IDs, freshmen will get a tour of the school, participate in a welcome assembly and run through class schedules.

mark your calendar: first day of school is 16 days away!

Just a gentle reminder: School will be here before you know it.

The First Day Of School at Stevenson for the 2022-23 school year is Thursday, Aug. 11!

plan ahead: traffic re-routing for first week of school

Please note that there will be a railroad closure near Stevenson that will affect entry to campus from Port Clinton Road during the first week of school.

The Canadian National (CN) Railroad has informed the Lake County Division of Transportation that it will close the CN’s Wisconsin Central railroad crossing on Buffalo Grove Road, south of Port Clinton Road for repairs. The closure of the railroad crossing will begin at 9 a.m. on Monday, Aug. 8 and end late in the afternoon on Friday, Aug. 12.

Detour Route: US Route 45, to IL Route 21, to IL Route 22. Local traffic will be allowed from IL Route 22 to N. Main Street and from US Route 45 to the railroad crossing. The railroad crossing will be closed to all traffic.

seniors: get your best smiles ready!

One week before school starts, on Thursday, Aug. 4, Visual Image Photography (VIP), Stevenson’s official photographer, will be on campus to take senior yearbook photos.

To appear in the yearbook, all seniors must have their photo taken by VIP. Photographs submitted from other studios will not be accepted into the yearbook.

Seniors have two options for yearbook photos. They can:

1. Take a “Yearbook Only” photo on Senior Orientation Day on Aug. 4 in Room 2104 from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

2. Sign up for a “Premier Session,” which is available at VIP’s Wheeling or Lemont studios only. “Premier Sessions” are available by appointment only. Click here to make an appointment.

DEADLINE: Seniors must select their yearbook pose by Oct. 31 in order to appear in the school yearbook. If an image is not selected, VIP will select the image. This deadline cannot be extended.

RE-TAKE DAY: Oct. 20 and Oct. 21 from 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. in The Recital Hall. There is no appointment needed to do the “Yearbook Only” photo on these dates listed above. If you sign up for a “Premier Session,” you do not need to attend one of the “Yearbook Only” days.

For more information, visit the Senior Page on the Stevenson website.

summer artfest opens tomorrow!

Stevenson’s Summer ArtFest will take place in the Upper Forum, opening tomorrow from 7:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. and running through 12:30 p.m. on Thursday.

All faculty, staff, parents and summer school students are invited to view the work of students in Art & Design, Photography, and Digital Art & Design classes.

parents: help welcome staff back to stevenson with breakfast!

The Patriot Parent Association will be providing breakfast for the 550 teachers and staff at Stevenson at the annual Staff Welcome Breakfast on Tuesday, Aug. 9, and help is needed. If you are interested in volunteering the day of the event from 6:30 a.m. to 8:30 a.m., or if you are interested in providing food, please click here. If you’d like to make a monetary donation, please click here.

patriot superstore temporarily closed for maintenance

The Patriot Superstore will be closed through Sunday, July 31, for scheduled maintenance.

Online orders can still be placed and pick-up can be scheduled. Please contact Alex Heredia at aheredia@d125.org with questions or to schedule a pick-up.

Starting on Monday, Aug. 1 and until school starts, the Patriot Superstore will be running on summer hours, which are as follows:

Monday Through Thursday: 8 a.m. to Noon

Friday: CLOSED

stevenson is hiring! apply today!

Know someone who would love to join the Stevenson family?

Encourage that person to visit the Employment Page on the Stevenson website. Included there, under Job Openings, are listing for positions ranging from athletic coaches to support staff to technology specialists, security personnel and substitute teachers.

Come join the team! Stevenson is a great place to work!

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nba star and former stevenson legend jalen brunson returns to campus for kids hoops camp

Within days of signing a brand new contract with the New York Knicks during the NBA’s free agency period earlier this month, former Stevenson star Jalen Brunson was in his happy place: back on campus hosting a basketball camp for local kids.

Brunson, Stevenson’s all-time leading scorer in basketball, a state champion and the 2015 Illinois Mr. Basketball, demonstrated drills and gave plenty of tips to middle schoolers at the Sportscenter. The four-day basketball camp included 75 boys and girls in sixth through eighth grade and was the fourth such camp Brunson has hosted at Stevenson.

“It’s been awesome to be back on the Stevenson campus again. I look forward to camp every summer because this is where I learned valuable lessons in hard work and resilience alongside teammates, coaches and friends,” said Brunson, who won two NCAA championships at Villanova before spending four seasons with the Dallas Mavericks. His new contract with the Knicks stands at $104 million over four years.

“It’s a privilege to work with these talented and fun young athletes, who I hope grow more confident in their basketball skills, as well as a sense of teamwork and leadership.”

Proceeds from camp registration will support vital Stevenson Foundation scholarships and programs, including several annual scholarships named in Brunson’s honor as well as the foundation’s One Family and Stevenson to College programs.

registration deadline for all fall sports is aug. 4

Fall sports at Stevenson, such as Allied Bowling, Football, Girls and Boys Cross Country, Girls Tennis, Boys Soccer, Girls and Boys Golf, Girls Volleyball, Girls Swimming and Diving, Girls Field Hockey, Cheer and Poms, will soon be gearing up.

There are information meetings, tryouts and practices scheduled for early next month, some for as soon as Aug. 5. Most tryouts begin on Aug. 8.

For more detailed information about the registration and tryout process by sport, please read this Google document from the Athletic Department.

Registration for all fall sports ENDS on Aug. 4.

**Need help navigating the registration portal? Here’s a cheat sheet to take you through the process step-by-step.

call out to cheerleaders: tryouts coming up in fieldhouse

There will be a one-night tryout for Cheer on Tuesday, Aug. 16 from 3:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. for both the JV and Varsity teams on Court 6 of the Fieldhouse.

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Biden Warns Schools Not To Over-Punish Students With Disabilities

The Biden administration issued new school discipline guidelines Tuesday aimed at cutting back on high rates of suspension and expulsion for students with disabilities by clarifying rules that the nation’s schools are required to follow. Federal officials called the guidance “the most comprehensive ever released” on the civil rights of students with disabilities and said it would help as schools continue to try to rebound from more than two years of pandemic learning.

Unusual Radio Signal Detected By Astronomers Billions Of Light-Years Away

Astronomers from U.S. and Canadian universities detected a radio signal from a far-away galaxy that lasts about 1,000 times longer than the average fast radio burst. MIT scientists theorize it could originate from a neutron star.

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the weeks ahead

Mark your calendars for these events and see the Stevenson Calendar for details on these and future programs.

July 28: Summer School Session 2 Ends

Aug. 2: Registration Deadline

Aug. 4: Orientation Day For Seniors

Aug. 5: Orientation Day For Juniors

Aug. 9: Orientation Day For Sophomores

Aug. 9: Orientation Day For Transfer Students

Aug. 10: Orientation Day For Freshmen

Aug. 11: First Day Of 2022-23 School Year

Tuesday, July 19, 2022

sneak peek: how the pwc will hit on every aspect of the fitness and wellness journey

There’s about to be a hip new hangout on campus ~ and it’s a one-stop-shop for fitness, wellness and above all, fun.

The Patriot Wellness Center, which opens in early August, will operate not only during the school day for physical welfare classes, it will also welcome students long after the final bell and even on the weekends for a comprehensive health and social experience that is second to none at the high school level.

Stevenson alum Alex Stoller (Class of 2010) will head up the PWC and the programming of its many cool fitness spaces that are highlighted in this week’s Sneak Peek video.

“From a movement perspective, you can come in and do your own thing or choose from one of our fitness programs,” said Stoller, Stevenson’s Wellness Center Coordinator. “The PWC will offer everything from quick 15-minute workouts to group classes or longer-term full-workout progressions.”

The PWC features indoor turf, racks upon racks of weight training equipment, a running track, an indoor and outdoor yoga studio, multipurpose fitness rooms and a vast array of cardio equipment, including treadmills, bikes, rowers, and ellipticals.

But while the PWC will offer tons of heart-pumping fitness programming, the staff is also determined to help students focus on a well-rounded wellness experience…that hits on healthy nutrition, healthy sleep and healthy mindset.

“True progress in wellness is only made when we consider all aspects of health,” Stoller said. “At the PWC, we will focus on the process of making change, building healthy habits, and appreciating each individual’s unique path to wellness. Wherever you are in your wellness journey, we will provide the opportunity to start where you are and reach your goals.

“My biggest goal is to make the PWC an inclusive community that welcomes all fitness levels and wellness backgrounds.”

The purpose of the PWC doesn’t begin and end with workouts, though. Stevenson is hoping that students will gravitate towards the welcoming and Zen vibe of the facility for any occasion.

“The PWC will be a place where students can drop by and check out what’s going on and see if they are interested in starting down the path of wellness. The space is also theirs to hang out in and connect with their friends while they relax and unwind.”

fbla gets down to business at national conference

They might be on summer break, but members of Stevenson’s Future Business Leaders of America have been all business lately while thinking about their futures.

More than 50 club members from Stevenson competed in the FBLA National Leadership Conference at McCormick Place last month in Chicago in categories such as Business Ethics, Business Planning, Human Resource Planning, Business Presentation and Network Design. There were 20 Top 10 finishes for Stevenson.

Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) is a national organization that helps students prepare for college and careers through a variety of leadership, community service, and academic activities.

Members learn more about the functions of business, improve their presentations skills, and exercise their creativity in hands-on simulations and networking events with students and professionals from across the country. They also have the opportunity to participate in competitions, conferences, social events, and service projects.

The team of Aayush DixitRyan Harper and Shreyas Mishra led the way with a second place in Business Financial Plan. Stevenson’s other Top 10 finishers were:

Veronica LiuAnna Xie and Renee Zhuang, 5th place, Business Plan; Ishaan BhonagiriShourya Mehta and Caleb Song, 6th place, Business Ethics; Siddharth MuppavarapuAditya Ramesh and Siddhant Sen, 8th place, Network Design; Tina Joe, 9th place, Advertising, Aaryan JariaCaleb Lee and Pranav Meraga, 9th place, Management Information Systems; Mahitha Chaturvedula, 10th place, Electronic Career Portfolio; Julia Goberman, 10th place, Human Resource Management; Brian Hu and Tony Liu, 10th place, Intro To Business Presentation.

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registration for 2022-23 is now open online!

It’s sun, fun and beach time now…but soon, the start of the new school year will be here.

Every year, families are required to register their students (and pay fees) in order for them to attend classes in the fall. Stevenson utilizes online registration, which may be accessed by clicking here.

The registration deadline for Stevenson is Aug. 2. We encourage you to register online as soon as possible so that we are able to begin the school year with accurate student enrollment information. If you require assistance with online registration, please call (847) 415-4090, e-mail registration@d125.org or visit Room 2426 anytime between 8 a.m. and 3 p.m. Monday through Thursday.

**ORIENTATION DATES**

Orientation Day For Freshmen ~ Wednesday, Aug. 10.

More information, including busing details, will be announced in early August. During Orientation Day, Freshman Mentor Program mentors will be on campus to greet freshmen and answer questions. In addition to schedules, books and school IDs, freshmen will get a tour of the school, participate in a welcome assembly and run through class schedules.

Orientation Day For Transfer Students ~ Tuesday, Aug. 9. Please arrive at 9 a.m. to Room 5044. The program will end no later than Noon.

Orientation Day For Seniors, Juniors, Sophomores

  • Senior Orientation Day ~ Thursday, Aug. 4, Anytime between 8 a.m. and 11 a.m. or Noon to 3 p.m., Patriot Lobby
  • Junior Orientation Day ~ Friday, Aug. 5, Anytime between 8 a.m. and 11 a.m. or Noon and 3 p.m., Patriot Lobby
  • Sophomore Orientation Day ~ Tuesday, Aug. 9, Anytime between 8 a.m. and 11 a.m. or Noon and 3 p.m., Patriot Lobby

NOTE: Seniors, Juniors and Sophomores who cannot attend their designated orientation day may attend one of the other two orientation days.

For more information about registration, including the annual residency verification process or help with financial assistance, please visit the Parents Page on the Stevenson website and click on the letter dated June 15.

patriot superstore temporarily closed for maintenance

The Patriot Superstore will be closed through Sunday, July 31, for scheduled maintenance.

Online orders can still be placed and pick-up can be scheduled. Please contact Alex Heredia at aheredia@d125.org with questions or to schedule a pick-up.

Starting on Monday, Aug. 1 and until school starts, the Patriot Superstore will be running on summer hours, which are as follows:

Monday Through Thursday: 8 a.m. to Noon

Friday: CLOSED

stevenson is hiring! apply today!

Know someone who would love to join the Stevenson family?

Encourage that person to visit the Employment Page on the Stevenson website. Included there, under Job Openings, are listing for positions ranging from athletic coaches to support staff to technology specialists, security personnel and substitute teachers.

Come join the team! Stevenson is a great place to work!

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registration deadline for all fall sports is aug. 4

Fall sports at Stevenson, such as Allied Bowling, Football, Girls and Boys Cross Country, Girls Tennis, Boys Soccer, Girls and Boys Golf, Girls Volleyball, Girls Swimming and Diving, Girls Field Hockey, Cheer and Poms, will soon be gearing up.

There are information meetings, tryouts and practices scheduled for early next month, some for as soon as Aug. 5. Most tryouts begin on Aug. 8.

For more detailed information about the registration and tryout process by sport, please read this Google document from the Athletic Department.

Registration for all fall sports ENDS on Aug. 4.

**Need help navigating the registration portal? Here’s a cheat sheet to take you through the process step-by-step.

boys volleyball team awarded with national honor

Congratulations to the boys volleyball team for earning the 2022 United States Marine Corps/American Volleyball Coaches Association Team Academic Award! In addition, the team has also earned the Honor Roll distinction which represents the Top 20 percent of team GPAs in its division.

girls basketball players named academic all-americans

Congratulations to the girls basketball team. Eleven of its players were named as Academic All-Americans by the National High School Coaches Association! Stevenson’s honorees include: Kendell WilliamsEllie PeaseMandy Meliker, Jordan PolenSarah BensonEmory KlattSimone SawyerKatherine ArneLekha Kothapali, Nashali Musunuri and Brianna Welter.

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Stevenson Alum Chris Friederich Part Of First Chicago Wolves League Championship In More Than A Decade

With a 4-0 shutout of the Springfield Thunderbirds on June 25, the Chicago Wolves won the Calder Cup, giving them their first American Hockey League championship since 2008, and the franchise’s fifth championship overall. Chris Friederich, a 2003 Stevenson graduate (pictured right), was part of ride as a corporate partnerships executive for the Wolves. He joined the franchise in 2018. Friederich majored in economics at the University of Illinois, and prior to joining the Wolves, he was the Senior Corporate Partnership Executive for the Kansas City Royals affiliate, Lexington Legends and started his career in sports with the Houston Dynamo in the MLS. The Lake Zurich native spent 10 years as a partner at a financial firm before transitioning to sports.

Business Leaders Say Computer Science Needs To Be A Core Subject

A collection of more than 500 prominent business, education and nonprofit leaders has called on states to update their K-12 curriculum to make computer science a core subject. In a letter sent to governors from all 50 states, they write, “computer science provides an essential foundation—not only for careers in technology, but for every career in today’s world,” and call upon state leaders to update curriculum to ensure that all students have an opportunity to learn computer science in school.

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the weeks ahead

Mark your calendars for these events and see the Stevenson Calendar for details on these and future programs.

July 19-28: Summer School Session 2

Aug. 2: Registration Deadline

Aug. 4: Orientation Day For Seniors

Aug. 5: Orientation Day For Juniors

Aug. 9: Orientation Day For Sophomores

Aug. 9: Orientation Day For Transfer Students

Aug. 10: Orientation Day For Freshmen

Aug. 11: First Day Of 2022-23 School Year

Tuesday, July 12, 2022

modeling the future team wins $25,000 grand prize for research on chicago crime and homicide rate

Almost every day, someone from Aayush Kashyap’s family travels into Chicago for work.

And he worries.

The rising crime and homicide numbers in the city have not been lost on Kashyap, a member of the Class of 2022 who graduated from Stevenson in May.

Kashyap and his teammates from Stevenson’s Modeling the Future team decided to use their skills in math to find ways to lower those numbers. And recently, the team, which also includes fellow Class of 2022 classmates Collin Fan, Aadit Juneja, Nathan Ma and Jack Chen, learned that it took first place and a $25,000 prize for its project in the Modeling the Future Challenge, sponsored in May by the Actuarial Foundation.

“My heart was in this project the whole way through,” Kashyap said. “Given that almost all of my family works in Chicago, I wanted to do whatever I could to ensure their safety. I was aware of the high crime rate in Chicago, but I was definitely taken aback when I conducted research on the actual homicide count.

“The data inspired me to do the best research possible to model Chicago homicides and get to the root causes so that we could provide the most effective recommendations to lower the homicide count.”

The final paper from the team’s project will be published in the Society of Actuaries’ Actuarial Research Clearing House (ARCH). It was also passed on to WGN-TV with the hopes of getting widespread publicity.

Meanwhile, the team is hoping its research can be used to influence real change.

“The Modeling the Future Challenge gave us the opportunity to show that, contrary to popular belief, math is not just a series of numbers and symbols, but a powerful tool to understand social issues and bring about necessary changes,” Fan said. “We first found data for key factors associated with homicides along with homicide trends themselves over the past few decades, and processed it with a symbolic regression program.

“This led us to an equation that related all the factors together and allowed us to shape our future predictions and recommendations.”

To read more about the Modeling the Future team’s project, please click here.

stevenson gets a world champion at hosa international conference

Rising senior Anish Nadella (pictured right) took on the world last month, and Nadella won, earning an international championship in HOSA’s International Leadership Conference in Nashville.

Nadella won the National Geographic Academic Testing Center Exam in Leadership.

A total of 68 students from Stevenson’s Future Health Professionals team were among the nearly 11,000 competitors from around the world who competed in 77 health science events. In addition to Nadella, six other Stevenson students placed third while 11 others finished in the Top 10.

The HOSA International Leadership Conference, for Future Health Professionals, provides an opportunity for students to meet people from across the globe with similar career goals and to attend seminars and workshops presented by professional partners that provide information about current health care issues. The conference also includes competitive events focused on leadership as well as professional and technical skills.

Third-place finishers included (with graduating year): Sarah Narula (2024) in National Geographic Academic Testing Center Exam: Microbiology, Jennifer Huang (2024) in Extemporaneous Writing, Rohita Kotyada (2022) in Job Seeking Skills, Faizaan Siddique (2025) in Medical Math and Anvi Harish and Shruti Govindarajan (2025) in MRC Partnership.

Top 10 finishers included (with graduating year): Srihas Rao (2023) in National Geographic Academic Testing Center Exam: Human Heredity, Naurisha Kapoor (2023) in National Geographic Academic Testing Center Exam: Microbiology, Alex Le Blanc (2023), Abby Froyshteter (2022) and Christina Mo (2023) in Health Education, Helen Qian (2024) in Pathophysiology, Meera Khare (2023) in Biomedical Laboratory Sciences, Sowmika Mannava (2025) in Clinical Specialty, Surabhi Gangadkar (2022) in Family Medicine Physician and Nitika Goswami and Nikhita Sathiyan (2023) in Emergency Medical Technician.

Four Stevenson students received the Barbara James Service Award. They are (with graduating year): Shruti Govindarajan (2025), Gold Level (253.5 hours), Ann Thomas (2023), Silver Level (246 hours), Srihas Rao (2023), Silver Level (209 hours), Trisha Haria (2023), Bronze Level (110.5 hours).

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registration for 2022-23 is now open online!

It’s sun, fun and beach time now…but soon, the start of the new school year will be here.

Every year, families are required to register their students (and pay fees) in order for them to attend classes in the fall. Stevenson utilizes online registration, which may be accessed by clicking here.

The registration deadline for Stevenson is Aug. 2. We encourage you to register online as soon as possible so that we are able to begin the school year with accurate student enrollment information. If you require assistance with online registration, please call (847) 415-4090, e-mail registration@d125.org or visit Room 2426 anytime between 8 a.m. and 3 p.m. Monday through Thursday.

**ORIENTATION DATES**

Orientation Day For Freshmen ~ Wednesday, Aug. 10.

More information, including busing details, will be announced in early August. During Orientation Day, Freshman Mentor Program mentors will be on campus to greet freshmen and answer questions. In addition to schedules, books and school IDs, freshmen will get a tour of the school, participate in a welcome assembly and run through class schedules.

Orientation Day For Transfer Students ~ Tuesday, Aug. 9, Anytime between 9 a.m. and 11 a.m., Recital Hall (Room 4100)

Orientation Day For Seniors, Juniors, Sophomores

  • Senior Orientation Day ~ Thursday, Aug. 4, Anytime between 8 a.m. and 11 a.m. or Noon to 3 p.m., Patriot Lobby
  • Junior Orientation Day ~ Friday, Aug. 5, Anytime between 8 a.m. and 11 a.m. or Noon and 3 p.m., Patriot Lobby
  • Sophomore Orientation Day ~ Tuesday, Aug. 9, Anytime between 8 a.m. and 11 a.m. or Noon and 3 p.m., Patriot Lobby

NOTE: Seniors, Juniors and Sophomores who cannot attend their designated orientation day may attend one of the other two orientation days.

For more information about registration, including the annual residency verification process or help with financial assistance, please visit the Parents Page on the Stevenson website and click on the letter dated June 15.

patriot superstore closed for maintenance starting friday

The Patriot Superstore will be closed starting on Friday, running through Sunday, July 31, for scheduled maintenance.

Online orders can still be placed and pick-up can be scheduled. Please contact Alex Heredia at aheredia@d125.org with questions or to schedule a pick-up.

Before Friday, and again starting on Monday, Aug. 1, the Patriot Superstore will be running on summer hours, which are as follows:

Monday Through Thursday: 8 a.m. to Noon

Friday: CLOSED

stevenson is hiring! apply today!

Know someone who would love to join the Stevenson family?

Encourage that person to visit the Employment Page on the Stevenson website. Included there, under Job Openings, are listing for positions ranging from athletic coaches to support staff to technology specialists, security personnel and substitute teachers.

Come join the team! Stevenson is a great place to work!

want to cheer for stevenson? registration deadline and additional tryout are quickly approaching!

“Give Me A B…” for Back-To-School!

It’s getting closer to that time, which means that tryouts for fall sports and activities are nearing and that includes Fall Cheer Tryouts. Tryouts were held in May, but the program will hold an additional fall tryout next month. The one-day tryout will be on Tuesday, Aug. 16 from 3:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. in the Fieldhouse on Court 6.

Those interested in trying out for fall cheerleading must register by Aug. 4.

For questions, please contact Coach Elizabeth Lamb at elamb@d125.org.

registration deadline for all fall sports is aug. 4

In addition to cheerleading, other fall sports at Stevenson, such as Allied Bowling, Football, Girls and Boys Cross Country, Girls Tennis, Boys Soccer, Girls and Boys Golf, Girls Volleyball, Girls Swimming and Diving, Girls Field Hockey and Poms, will soon be gearing up as well.

There are information meetings, tryouts and practices scheduled for early next month, some for as soon as Aug. 5. Most tryouts begin on Aug. 8.

For more detailed information about the registration and tryout process by sport, please read this Google document from the Athletic Department.

Registration for all fall sports ENDS on Aug. 4.

**Need help navigating the registration portal? Here’s a cheat sheet to take you through the process step-by-step.

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Former Stevenson Basketball Star Jalen Brunson Celebrates Big Knicks Contract ‘In Paradise’ With High School Sweetheart

Brunson, a 2015 Stevenson graduate and NBA free agent who recently signed a four-year, $104 million contract with the New York Knicks, was in Jamaica celebrating with longtime girlfriend Ali Marks, a 2014 Stevenson graduate. Brunson, pictured right with Marks, formerly played with the Dallas Mavericks.

College Application Essay Tip: Make Fun Of Yourself. Seriously.

Do you want admissions officers to remember you fondly? Try some self-deprecation.

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the weeks ahead

Mark your calendars for these events and see the Stevenson Calendar for details on these and future programs.

July 12-28: Summer School Session 2

Aug. 2: Registration Deadline

Aug. 4: Orientation Day For Seniors

Aug. 5: Orientation Day For Juniors

Aug. 9: Orientation Day For Sophomores

Aug. 9: Orientation Day For Transfer Students

Aug. 10: Orientation Day For Freshmen

Aug. 11: First Day Of 2022-23 School Year

Tuesday, July 5, 2022

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intro to business takes on topgolf!

It’s been said that a lot of business takes place on golf courses.

The summer Intro to Business classes experienced a slice of that with a fun-filled educational trip last week to Topgolf in Schaumburg.

The trip included students engaging with top-level managers at the facility to learn more about Topgolf’s business strategies. During the discussions, students learned about business concepts such as entrepreneurship, management, marketing and finance. The trip ended with students participating in the Topgolf experience.

Back at school, students were then able to apply the knowledge gained on the trip to their final project for the class.

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“be our guest..” sign up to audition for the fall musical: “beauty and the beast”

Everyone loves a good love story…and Stevenson will bring one of the best in the Disney collection to life with the Patriot Theatre Company’s Fall Musical, “Beauty And The Beast.” This is the story of “Belle,” a young woman in a provincial town, and the “Beast,” who is really a young prince trapped under the spell of an enchantress.

Believe it or not, it’s already time to start thinking about auditions for this classic!

Audition and crew sign-ups open on Monday, Aug. 8 and there is an audition workshop at 4 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 18 in the Performing Arts Center.

Acting and vocal auditions will be held in the Performing Arts Center on Monday, Aug. 22 and Tuesday, Aug. 23. Dance auditions will be held on Wednesday, Aug. 24. In order to be considered for the cast, you must complete BOTH the acting/vocal audition AND the dance audition.

Also, future Stevenson students in sixth, seventh, or eighth grade will have the opportunity to audition for “Chip” on Monday, Aug. 22 from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. in the Performing Arts Center.

More details about sign-ups and auditions will be posted in this document.

registration for 2022-23 is now open online!

It’s sun, fun and beach time now…but soon, the start of the new school year will be here.

Every year, families are required to register their students (and pay fees) in order for them to attend classes in the fall. Stevenson utilizes online registration, which may be accessed by clicking here.

The registration deadline for Stevenson is Aug. 2. We encourage you to register online as soon as possible so that we are able to begin the school year with accurate student enrollment information. If you require assistance with online registration, please call (847) 415-4090, e-mail registration@d125.org or visit Room 2426 anytime between 8 a.m. and 3 p.m. Monday through Thursday.

**ORIENTATION DATES**

Orientation Day For Freshmen ~ Wednesday, Aug. 10.

More information, including busing details, will be announced in early August. During Orientation Day, Freshman Mentor Program mentors will be on campus to greet freshmen and answer questions. In addition to schedules, books and school IDs, freshmen will get a tour of the school, participate in a welcome assembly and run through class schedules.

Orientation Day For Transfer Students ~ Tuesday, Aug. 9, Anytime between 9 a.m. and 11 a.m., Recital Hall (Room 4100)

Orientation Day For Seniors, Juniors, Sophomores

  • Senior Orientation Day ~ Thursday, Aug. 4, Anytime between 8 a.m. and 11 a.m. or Noon to 3 p.m., Patriot Lobby
  • Junior Orientation Day ~ Friday, Aug. 5, Anytime between 8 a.m. and 11 a.m. or Noon and 3 p.m., Patriot Lobby
  • Sophomore Orientation Day ~ Tuesday, Aug. 9, Anytime between 8 a.m. and 11 a.m. or Noon and 3 p.m., Patriot Lobby

NOTE: Seniors, Juniors and Sophomores who cannot attend their designated orientation day may attend one of the other two orientation days.

For more information about registration, including the annual residency verification process or help with financial assistance, please visit the Parents Page on the Stevenson website and click on the letter dated June 15.

parked cars and ipads don’t mix in the summer heat

Summer has arrived with extremely hot temperatures, and those temperatures can be of concern for iPads.

Apple Support states that high temperatures (and also very low temperatures during the winter) might cause the device to change its behavior to regulate its temperature. Using or storing an iOS device in very warm (or cold) conditions outside of its operating range, such as a parked car, may temporarily shorten battery life and could cause the device to turn off. Battery life will return to normal when the device is brought back to ambient temperatures between 32º to 95º F.

For questions, contact the SMARTdesk team.

summer school session 2 starts today!

The Summer School Sessions are at the halfway point, with Session 2 beginning today. The session runs through July 28.

Bus route information has been posted to the Bus Routes page on the Stevenson website.

For more information about Summer School, please refer to the e-mail that was previously sent out by Summer School Principal Anthony Reibel.

patriot superstore running on summer hours now

The Patriot Superstore is open over the summer. Summer hours are as follows:

Monday Through Thursday: 8 a.m. to Noon
Friday: CLOSED

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stevenson aquatics stars racking up national awards

The National Interscholastic Swim Coaches Association (NISCA), a professional organization that supports high school coaches of all aquatic sports, recently released its all-American aquatics teams and Stevenson is well-represented.

In boys swimming and diving, six swimmers and two divers from Stevenson were named all-Americans. They are (with 2021-22 school year): David Kohan (Jr.), Jack Curtin (Jr.), Josh Song (Sr.) and Brandon Xiong (Sr.) of the 400-yard freestyle relay team; Kohan, Curtin, Colin Zhang (So.) and Xiong of the 200-yard freestyle relay team; Michael Wywrocki (Jr.), Zhang, Song and Kohan of the 200 medley relay team; Song in the 100-yard butterfly; Zhang in the 100-yard breaststroke; Kohan in the 50-yard freestyle and Zhang in the 200-yard individual medley as well as Jack White (Sr.) and Danny Silverstein (Jr.) in One-Meter Diving.

In girls swimming, four swimmers from Stevenson earned the honor. They are (with 2021-22 school year): Hana Wienckowski (So.), Abby Collins (Jr.), Milena Busma (Jr.) and Claudia Rzeznik (Sr.) of the 400-yard freestyle relay team; Wienckowski, Rzeznik, Busma and Collins of the 200-yard freestyle relay team and Busma in the 100-yard butterfly.

In boys water polo, two players from Stevenson earned the honor. They are (with 2021-22 school year): Angelos Koutsogeorgas (Sr.) – Honorable Mention and Olin Kusevskis (So.) – Sixth Team.

In girls water polo, two players from Stevenson earned the honor. They are (with 2021-22 school year): Elizabeth White (Sr.) – Third Team and Katie Delaney (Jr.) – Honorable Mention.

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Former Stevenson Volleyball Star Justin Ross To Represent U.S. At Maccabiah Games In Israel

Just two years ago, Justin Ross (pictured right) was dominating Lake County boys volleyball as a three-year varsity player for the Patriots. Now, the Class of 2020 graduate will test his skills internationally as part of an open men’s volleyball team that has been selected to represent the United States at next month’s Maccabiah World Games in Israel. The Maccabiah Games are the quadrennial Jewish Olympics, held in Israel the year following the Olympic Games. Every four years, the best Jewish athletes from throughout the world compete in Open, Masters, Juniors, and Disabled competitions. Ross currently plays for Loyola University Chicago where he is studying Environmental Science and Sustainability in its honors program. At Stevenson, Ross was named to the Daily Herald Lake County All-Area team, the Chicago Tribune All-Area team, the All-North Suburban Conference team, and was a four-year All-Academic team honoree.

Vital Education Issues The Supreme Court Could Revisit

School prayer. Teaching evolution. Affirmative action. Discrimination in admissions and hiring.

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the weeks ahead

Mark your calendars for these events and see the Stevenson Calendar for details on these and future programs.

July 5-28: Summer School Session 2

Aug. 2: Registration Deadline

Aug. 4: Orientation Day For Seniors

Aug. 5: Orientation Day For Juniors

Aug. 9: Orientation Day For Sophomores

Aug. 9: Orientation Day For Transfer Students

Aug. 10: Orientation Day For Freshmen

Aug. 11: First Day Of 2022-23 School Year

Tuesday, June 28, 2022

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inner workings of the patriot wellness center revealed!

We are often told not to judge a book by its cover.

Then there’s the brand new Patriot Wellness Center, a sparkling fitness facility at Stevenson that is set to debut in early August. It stands to get high marks from cover to cover, while being a real page-turner in between.

The attention-grabbing bells and whistles of the PWC will obviously catch the eye, but the inner workings will impress, too, as the construction of the PWC and the planning of its behind-the-scenes features was scrutinized to the smallest detail. There was an emphasis on green energy, high-tech capabilities and smart functionality that will make this facility trailblazing for a school building of its kind…and truly shine from the inside out.

From green ventilation and energy produced from solar panels to equipment that is synced with high-tech Wi-Fi that can be retro-fitted for future upgrades, the PWC has it all…and much, much more ~ and that is all illustrated in our latest Sneak Peek video on Instagram Reels.

“It’s important to our Board and our students that we build things that are sustainable. And this is sustainable,” said Assistant Superintendent for Business Services Sean Carney, who has spearheaded the project from its genesis. “People talk about reducing the carbon footprint. And this building does that, but it’s more than that.”

To read more about the inner workings of the Patriot Wellness Center and the behind-the-scenes construction process, please click here.

registration for 2022-23 is now open online!

It’s sun, fun and beach time now…but soon, the start of the new school year will be here.

Every year, families are required to register their students (and pay fees) in order for them to attend classes in the fall. Stevenson utilizes online registration, which may be accessed by clicking here.

The registration deadline for Stevenson is Aug. 2. We encourage you to register online as soon as possible so that we are able to begin the school year with accurate student enrollment information. If you require assistance with online registration, please call (847) 415-4090, e-mail registration@d125.org or visit Room 2426 anytime between 8 a.m. and 3 p.m. Monday through Thursday.

**ORIENTATION DATES**

Orientation Day For Freshmen ~ Wednesday, Aug. 10.

More information, including busing details, to be announced in early August. During Orientation Day, Freshman Mentor Program mentors will be on campus to greet freshmen and answer questions. In addition to schedules, books and school IDs, freshmen will get a tour of the school, participate in a welcome assembly and run through class schedules.

Orientation Day For Transfer Students ~ Tuesday, Aug. 9, Anytime between 9 a.m. and 11 a.m., Recital Hall (Room 4100)

Orientation Day For Seniors, Juniors, Sophomores

  • Senior Orientation Day ~ Thursday, Aug. 4, Anytime between 8 a.m. and 11 a.m. or Noon to 3 p.m., Patriot Lobby
  • Junior Orientation Day ~ Friday, Aug. 5, Anytime between 8 a.m. and 11 a.m. or Noon and 3 p.m., Patriot Lobby
  • Sophomore Orientation Day ~ Tuesday, Aug. 9, Anytime between 8 a.m. and 11 a.m. or Noon and 3 p.m., Patriot Lobby

NOTE: Seniors, Juniors and Sophomores who cannot attend their designated orientation day may attend one of the other two orientation days.

For more information about registration, including the annual residency verification process or help with financial assistance, please visit the Parents Page on the Stevenson website and click on the letter dated June 15.

board of education presents “ambassador award” to multiple groups and individuals at recent meeting

Multiple student groups and individuals received Stevenson’s highest honor, the “Ambassador Award,” last week at the District 125 Board of Education Meeting.

The award honors students and staff who conduct themselves in such a way that brings distinction to our school. The Badminton, Math and Science Olympiad teams as well as the Science Reach Club were honored as was Ella O’Neall for her Track and Field state championship in shot put. Meanwhile, seven students (Aayush KashyapIris LiEvan LinElena LiuTrisha MondalSrihas Rao, and Andrew Zhang) were honored for achieving a perfect ACT score while one student (Andrey Vlasov) was honored for achieving a perfect SAT score.

For a gallery of pictures from the awards presentation, please click here.

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get out of the sun: summer artfest starts tomorrow in upper forum

Love art…and need a break from the summer heat?

Stevenson’s Summer ArtFest opens tomorrow in the Upper Forum and will run from 7:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. The show will remain up until 12:30 p.m. on Thursday.

All faculty, staff and summer school students are invited to view amazing student work in Art & Design, Photography and Digital Art & Design.

parents: get involved; support the ppa

As students move through the online registration process, parents can register too, for roles as volunteers at Stevenson.

The PPA (Patriot Parent Association) is a volunteer organization for parents and guardians that provides fundraising and programming for student-related activities at school. To get involved, during the student registration process, you can:

  • Buy a family PPA membership and get access to the school directory.
  • Order a PPA Assignment Notebook for your student.
  • Sign up to volunteer at events — bring donuts to a bake sale, pass out free cookies at a Treat Day, help at the Freshman Mixer and more.

If you have already completed registration and still want to sign up to volunteer, use this form.

The PPA is active on social media, and invites parents and guardians of incoming freshmen to follow. You can find the PPA on Facebook and Instagram.

parked cars and ipads don’t mix in the summer heat

Summer has arrived with extremely hot temperatures, and those temperatures can be of concern for iPads.

Apple Support states that high temperatures (and also very low temperatures during the winter) might cause the device to change its behavior to regulate its temperature. Using or storing an iOS device in very warm (or cold) conditions outside of its operating range, such as a parked car, may temporarily shorten battery life and could cause the device to turn off. Battery life will return to normal when the device is brought back to ambient temperatures between 32º to 95º F.

For questions, contact the SMARTdesk team.

get in tip-top shape for the sat: join stevenson’s sat “bootcamp!”

Do you want to sharpen your skills for the upcoming SAT exams? You’re in luck. Spaces are still available for this summer’s “SAT Testing Bootcamp” that is taught by our own Stevenson faculty and staff. You can still register for this bootcamp:


** SAT Bootcamp: July 5 through July 14; 7:45 a.m. to 12:50 p.m., daily.

This summer experience includes a focus on: test-taking strategies, pacing guidelines, reinforcement of subject matter skills, and a simulation practice test on the last day of class where you will receive your immediate score report and feedback.

The late fee has been reduced for this experience!

Questions? Contact Marla Israel at misrael@d25.org or Ellyn Ross at elross@d125.org.

get ready! summer school session 2 starts next week!

The Summer School Sessions are in full swing and Session 2 begins next week, running July 5 through July 28.

All Session 2 students should have received their schedule via e-mail today.

Bus route information will be shared via a subsequent e-mail and posted to the Bus Routes page on the Stevenson website by the end of the week.

For more information about Summer School, please refer to the e-mail that was previously sent out by Summer School Principal Anthony Reibel.

patriot superstore running on summer hours now

The Patriot Superstore is open over the summer. Summer hours are as follows:

Monday Through Thursday: 8 a.m. to Noon
Friday: CLOSED

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stevenson athletes racking up state and national awards

Two Stevenson Swimmers Earn NISCA All-American Honors

The National Interscholastic Swim Coaches Association (NISCA) has announced its All-Americans for the 2021-22 season. Stevenson would like to congratulate Danny Silverstein and Jack White for earning the One-Meter Diving All-American Honors.

Housinger Named To All-State Baseball Team

The Illinois High School Baseball Coaches Association (IHSBCA) released the Class 4A All-State Baseball team earlier this month and Owen Housinger earned a spot on the team, the first Stevenson baseball player to do so in seven years. Housinger had an outstanding season, posting a .440 batting average with 44 hits, 15 doubles, 2 triples, 4 home runs, 47 RBI’s and 29 runs. Congratulations Owen!

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Competitive Coders Are The Future Of Esports And The Rising Stars Of Computer Science

The exponential growth of esports is undeniable. Projections for 2022 show revenue set to eclipse $1.38 billion and the global esports enthusiast audience is expected to reach 262 million. As competitive coding is now one of the fastest-growing segments in esports, educators are trying to fully explore its potential in the classroom.

LGBTQ Students Would Get Explicit Protection Under Title IX Proposals

But the U.S. Department of Education did not include transgender participation in sports in the latest version of revised Title IX regulations.

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the weeks ahead

Mark your calendars for these events and see the Stevenson Calendar for details on these and future programs.

June 30: Summer School Session 1 Ends

July 5-28: Summer School Session 2

Tuesday, June 21, 2022

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stevenson foundation golf outing raises nearly $100,000!

Thanks to the generous participation of countless sponsors, golfers, alumni, volunteers, and friends, the Stevenson Foundation’s Drive Fore Dreams Golf Outing was a great success! The event, generously sponsored by Pepsi and Sodexo, raised nearly $100,000 in support of vital Foundation programs such as Stevenson to College (S2C) and One Family.

To view additional event photos, courtesy of Joel Lerner Photography, please click here.

Be sure to save the date of Monday, June 5, 2023 for next year’s outing. For more information about Foundation events and the programs they make possible, visit the Stevenson Foundation webpage.

registration for 2022-23 opens online tomorrow!

It’s sun, fun and beach time now…but soon, the start of the new school year will be here.

Every year, families are required to register their students (and pay fees) in order for them to attend classes in the fall. Stevenson utilizes online registration, which may be accessed beginning TOMORROW by clicking here.

The registration deadline for Stevenson is Aug. 2. We encourage you to register online as soon as possible so that we are able to begin the school year with accurate student enrollment information. If you require assistance with online registration, please call (847) 415-4090, e-mail registration@d125.org or visit Room 2426 anytime between 8 a.m. and 3 p.m. Monday through Thursday.

For more information about registration, including the annual residency verification process or help with financial assistance, please visit the Parents Page on the Stevenson website and click on the Communication With Families tab.

On the Parents Page, there is also information there about the student orientation process, which all Stevenson students must participate in to receive their schedule, textbooks/materials, IDs and more.

Orientation Day Schedules

  • Freshmen Orientation Day ~ Wednesday, Aug. 10. More information to be released soon.
  • Senior Orientation Day ~ Thursday, Aug. 4, Anytime between 8 a.m. and 11 a.m. or Noon to 3 p.m., Patriot Lobby
  • Junior Orientation Day ~ Friday, Aug. 5, Anytime between 8 a.m. and 11 a.m. or Noon and 3 p.m., Patriot Lobby
  • Sophomore Orientation Day ~ Tuesday, Aug. 9, Anytime between 8 a.m. and 11 a.m. or Noon and 3 p.m., Patriot Lobby
  • Transfer Student Orientation Day ~ Tuesday, Aug. 9, Anytime between 9 a.m. and 11 a.m., Recital Hall (Room 4100)

Open House Save The Dates

Looking ahead to the fall, there will be two Open House Evenings:

  • Aug. 24 ~ (Last names A through L)
  • Sept. 1 ~ (Last names M through Z)

During these evenings, parents and guardians will have the opportunity to meet their children’s teachers and Student Support Team (SST).

second semester gold and green honor rolls released

Congratulations to the Stevenson students who were named to the Gold Honor Roll and the Green Honor Roll for the second semester of the 2021-2022 school year.

Please visit the Honor Rolls Webpage for the grade requirements for each honor roll.

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get in tip-top shape for the sat: join stevenson’s sat “bootcamp!”

Do you want to sharpen your skills for the upcoming SAT exams? You’re in luck. Spaces are still available for this summer’s “SAT Testing Bootcamp” that is taught by our own Stevenson faculty and staff. You can still register for this bootcamp:


** SAT Bootcamp: July 5 through July 14; 7:45 a.m. to 12:50 p.m., daily.

This summer experience includes a focus on: test-taking strategies, pacing guidelines, reinforcement of subject matter skills, and a simulation practice test on the last day of class where you will receive your immediate score report and feedback.

The late fee has been reduced for this experience!

Questions? Contact Marla Israel at misrael@d25.org or Ellyn Ross at elross@d125.org.

start of summer school session 2 is around the corner!

The Summer School Sessions at Stevenson are in full swing.

  • June 30: Summer School Session 1 Ends
  • July 5-28: Summer School Session 2

For more information about Summer School, please refer to the e-mail that was previously sent out by Summer School Principal Anthony Reibel.

patriot superstore running on summer hours now

The Patriot Superstore will be open over the summer. Summer hours are as follows:

Monday Through Thursday: 8 a.m. to Noon
Friday: CLOSED

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more stevenson athletes earn all-conference honors

Another group of Spring Sports athletes from Stevenson recently learned that they earned all-conference honors from the North Suburban Conference. They are:

Boys Track and Field: Ethan AghakahanMarcus CaselberryMatthew ChanVince ConcialdiJimmy DavisJacob DeGuzmanZach GoldmanMark Hellwig Jr.Ty HendersonEthan KravetzKeegan LatulippeSsuuna McKittyAlexander TodorovAlex Wilson

Boys Lacrosse: Cody Collins

got ankle pain? rebound fitness can help with a therapy plan!

Ankle pain affects many athletes. To stomp out ankle pain, you can get started on a physical therapy plan. Take a look at the article by Rebound Fitness on how to detect the source of your ankle pain and how to get started on a physical therapy plan.

In 2018, Stevenson and Rebound Fitness and Rehabilitation entered into an agreement for physical therapy services, athletic training, and individualized sport-specific strength and conditioning. The services are available to all Stevenson students, faculty and staff.

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The Case For Making Classrooms Phone-Free

Teacher who once championed phones in the classroom changes his stance.

Hub For Military Vets Coming To Virginia Tech’s New Alexandria Campus

The center, set up with Boeing, will help military veterans transition to civilian life and build careers in the technology and defense industries.

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the weeks ahead

Mark your calendars for these events and see the Stevenson Calendar for details on these and future programs.

June 21: District 125 Board Of Education Meeting

June 30: Summer School Session 1 Ends

July 5-28: Summer School Session 2

Tuesday, June 14, 2022

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let the countdown begin! pwc about to open its doors!

Get ready to rock fitness and wellness, Patriots!

In a matter of a couple months, Stevenson will be unveiling one of its most spectacular additions ever, the 106,000-square foot Patriot Wellness Center that has been nearly two years in the making.

Until the doors officially open, the Communications Department will be providing regular “Sneak Peaks” this summer to give you a better idea of what’s going on inside.

Check out this fun video, our first “Sneak Peak,” on Instagram Reels for your backstage pass to a few highlights of the three-story complex.

The Patriot Wellness Center is designed to enhance the physical, mental and emotional well-being of all Stevenson students.

From the multipurpose rooms, to the locker rooms and state-of-the-art training room to the cardio room, the weight room, the field turf, the dance studio and the outdoor fitness terrace…as well as the fun hangout and healthy snack areas, the PWC has it all!

Stay tuned this summer to our social media channels and keep reading our “Summer @ Stevenson” newsletter. We’ll continue to “sneak-peak” the PWC’s great amenities as they become more complete in the coming weeks!

summer school is in full swing!

The Summer School Sessions at Stevenson have begun.

  • June 30: Summer School Session 1 Ends
  • July 5-28: Summer School Session 2

For more information about Summer School, please refer to the e-mail that was previously sent out by Summer School Principal Anthony Reibel.

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patriot superstore running on summer hours now

The Patriot Superstore will be open over the summer.

Summer hours are as follows:

Monday Through Thursday: 8 a.m. to 12 Noon
Friday: CLOSED

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Over the past few weeks, Stevenson athletes from various Spring Sports have won state championships, and have been named to all-state, all-area and all-conference teams. Congratulations to the following athletes:

State Champions

Ema Akutsu, Badminton, Katherine Li, Badminton, Ella O’Neall, Girls Track And Field

All-State

Belle Cloeter, Girls Water Polo (second team), Katie Delaney, Girls Water Polo (first team), Teagan Hendricks, Girls Lacrosse (second team), Ryan Hynes, Boys Lacrosse (second team), Angelos Koutsogeorgas, Boys Water Polo (first team), Olin Kusevskis, Boys Water Polo (first team), Max LaPointe-St. Georges, Boys Water Polo (second team), Megan Randol, Girls Lacrosse (second team), Lili Sorenson, Girls Lacrosse (first team), Becca Stone, Girls Water Polo (fourth team), Elizabeth White, Girls Water Polo (first team), Mimi VanZanten, Girls Soccer

All-Area

Bella Chavez, Girls Soccer, Ellie Egeland, Girls Soccer, Reagan Koenigs, Softball, Daniel Nuudel, Boys Volleyball, Murad Shahzadah, Boys Volleyball, Mimi VanZanten, Girls Soccer

All-Conference

Jordyn Ackerman, Girls Lacrosse, Ema Akutsu, Badminton, Daniel Cabrales, Baseball, Bella Chavez, Girls Soccer, Belle Cloeter, Girls Water Polo, Sammy Cohan, Boys Tennis, Katie Delaney, Girls Water Polo, Meghan Dixit, Badminton, Lizzie Dubilirer, Girls Lacrosse, Lexi Gitler, Softball, Anvi Harish, Badminton, Owen Hayden, Boys Tennis, Teagan Hendricks, Girls Lacrosse, Ella Hong, Girls Soccer, Kaitlyn Hong, Girls Soccer, Owen Housinger, Baseball, Ryan Hynes, Boys Lacrosse, Alex Inman, Girls Track and Field, Alex Jang, Boys Tennis, Daniel Jaworski, Boys Tennis, Guatham Kappaganthula, Boys Tennis, Reagan Koenigs, Softball, Sruja Konada, Badminton, Angelos Koutsogeorgas, Boys Water Polo, Meha Krishnareddigar, Badminton, Oiln Kusevskis, Boys Water Polo, Max LaPointe-St. George, Boys Water Polo, Caleb Lee, Boys Lacrosse, Katherine Li, Badminton, Colin Livesay, Boys Lacrosse, Justin Lucas, Boys Lacrosse, Thor Mace, Boys Gymnastics, Riddhi Mallela, Badminton, Rithvik Mandumula, Boys Tennis, Ava Mercir, Girls Track and Field, Daniel Nuudel, Boys Volleyball, Sam Nuudel, Boys Volleyball, Ella O’Neall, Girls Track and Field, Madison O’Neall, Girls Track and Field, Ellie Ouyang, Badminton, Finlay Oyston, Boys Gymnastics, Ervin Perkowski, Boys Tennis, Martina Platero, Girls Track and Field, Runal Rajadhyaz, Boys Water Polo, Reshma Rajesh, Badminton, Angela Ran, Girls Lacrosse, Megan Randol, Girls Lacrosse, Brady Rosenkranz, Baseball, Joe Richardson, Baseball, Ruhi Sachar, Badminton, Murad Shahzadah, Boys Volleyball, Lili Sorenson, Girls Lacrosse, Nick Stec, Boys Tennis, Becca Stone, Girls Water Polo, Sullivan Swanson, Boys Water Polo, Hadley Thomas, Girls Track and Field, Eve Traficanti, Girls Track and Field, Sanjitha Vaidyanathan, Badminton, Mimi VanZanten, Girls Soccer, Gabe Visotsky, Boys Tennis, Ellie Wassermann, Girls Track and Field, Bri Welter, Girls Soccer, Elizabeth White, Girls Water Polo, Ava Wilson, Girls Track and Field, Alex Wu, Girls Track and Field, Nancy Zhang, Badminton, Caden Zhao, Boys Tennis, Dustin Zhao, Boys Tennis

registration for summer sports camps still open!

There is still time to register for Stevenson’s Summer Sports Camps. If you are interested in registering, follow the directions HERE. For more information on the Sports Camps that are offered, check out our camp brochure HERE.

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Five Ways to Make Online Credit Recovery Work Better for Struggling Students

Seven out of 10 districts use online programs for credit recovery.

With Money From Facebook, 10 Colleges Turn Their Campuses Into ‘Metaversities’

Is education moving to a “tri-brid” model that flows between in-person, online and simulated environments?

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the weeks ahead

Mark your calendars for these events and see the Stevenson Calendar for details on these and future programs.

June 21: District 125 Board Of Education Meeting

June 30: Summer School Session 1 Ends

July 5-28: Summer School Session 2

Tuesday, June 7, 2022

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coming soon… our patriot wellness center!

Pardon our dust! It has been nearly two years in the making, but we are so excited to share that the Patriot Wellness Center, formerly known as the second East Building Addition, is so very close to being completed! And we expect those doors to open to our students by the beginning of the school year!

The Patriot Wellness Center’s ultimate purpose is to empower our growing student population to embrace their wellness journey and the five pillars of wellness: mindset, sleep, nutrition, movement and stress management. With this in mind, we have a second exciting announcement to share: the addition of our new Wellness Coordinator Alex Stoller!

Alex most recently served in a consulting role at Stevenson and provided guidance on how to integrate wellness principles into the teaching and learning experience. We’re so grateful and excited to have him officially join our team in this capacity and to continue to build on our wellness initiatives.

We have more exciting information to share with you in the coming weeks, so stay tuned to “Summer @ Stevenson” to follow along in our journey!

summer school starts today!

It’s “Back-to-School” for some Patriots! The Summer School Sessions at Stevenson kick off today with Session 1.

  • June 7-30: Summer School Session 1
  • July 5-28: Summer School Session 2

For more information about Summer School, please refer to the e-mail that was previously sent out by Summer School Principal Anthony Reibel.

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we’re back!! get the latest news…every tuesday!

Welcome to your Summer Version of the “Daily Digest”…only, we’re weekly now. But just for the summer! Every Tuesday!

“Summer @ Stevenson” is your one-stop shop for important information from Stevenson during the summer. We’ll have information about happenings around campus, as well as information related to summer enrichment and the upcoming school year.

Don’t forget to continue to follow us on Social Media: Facebook, Twitter and Instagram — @stevensonhs is our handle.

The Daily Digest will return to its daily form starting the first week of the 2022-23 school year.

get in tip-top shape for the sat or act: join “bootcamp!”

Do you want to sharpen your skills for either the upcoming ACT or SAT exams? You’re in luck. Spaces are still available for this summer’s “Testing Bootcamps” that are taught by our own Stevenson faculty and staff. You can still register for either of these bootcamps:


** ACT Bootcamp: June 13 through June 15; 7:45 a.m. to 12:50 p.m., daily.
** SAT Bootcamp: July 5 through July 14; 7:45 a.m. to 12:50 p.m., daily.

Both summer experiences include a focus on: test-taking strategies, pacing guidelines, reinforcement of subject matter skills, and a simulation practice test on the last day of class where you will receive your immediate score report and feedback.

The late fee has been reduced for each of these experiences!

Questions? Contact Marla Israel at misrael@d25.org or Ellyn Ross at elross@d125.org.

archery club finishes season strong!

Scholastic 3D Archery (S3DA) had its final competition of the year at the Northern IL Scholarship 3D Regional Tournament on May 28 in downstate Canton, near Peoria. Harshit Badjatia got first place for the Male Barebow Division. For the Female Barebow Division, the Patriots swept the top four places. Alicia Zheng took first place, Sanaa Sulton got second place, Nextanali Godoy got third place and Diana Baasantseren got fourth place.

patriot superstore running on summer hours now

The Patriot Superstore will be open over the summer.

Summer hours are as follows:

Monday Through Thursday: 8 a.m. to 12 Noon
Friday: CLOSED

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Girls Bowling: The athletic department would like to announce that Mindy Fitzgibbons will be the new girls bowling coach for the 2022-23 season. Fitzgibbons gained her coaching experience through the game of softball, and she just completed her 16th year. Fitzgibbons also has ample experience as the JV girls tennis coach at Stevenson. Meanwhile, Mindy has worked in the athletic department for the past five years as an administrative assistant.

Summer Sport Camp: There is still time to register for Stevenson’s Summer Sports Camps. If you are interested in registering, follow the directions HERE. For more information on the Sports Camps that are offered, check out our camp brochure at the link HERE.

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Climate Change Is Forcing Schools To Close Early For ‘Heat Days’

In regions where extreme heat was once rare, schools now periodically find their buildings unbearable. Schools are using double the number of heat days compared with a decade ago, a study found. With no air conditioning and no money to install it, districts are sending students home.

What Happened To P.E.? It’s Losing Ground In Our Push For Academic Improvement

Could smart coaches and Internet giants revive our youth with vigorous, addictive exercises?

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the weeks ahead

Mark your calendars for these events and see the Stevenson Calendar for details on these and future programs.

June 7-30: Summer School Session 1

June 21: District 125 Board Of Education Meeting

July 5-28: Summer School Session 2

Tuesday, May 31, 2022

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class of 2022 caps stevenson career with commencement ceremonies!

Congratulations Class of 2022!! Graduating seniors in the Class of 2022 happily experienced the Grand Finale to their high school careers at Stevenson’s Commencement Ceremonies over the last few days.

The majority of seniors graduated on Friday night at NOW Arena in Hoffman Estates while a group of seniors graduated this morning in the West Auditorium in a “Mini Graduation” for those unable to attend Friday’s ceremony, many of whom are athletes who were competing for Stevenson in various state competitions.

Please enjoy the above recap video as well as this comprehensive photo gallery that include highlights of both Commencement Ceremonies.

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we’re baaaaaaaaaaaaack!!

Welcome to your Summer Version of the “Daily Digest”…only, we’re weekly now. But just for the summer!

“Summer @ Stevenson” is your one-stop shop for important information from Stevenson during the summer. We’ll have information about happenings around campus, as well as information related to summer enrichment and the upcoming school year.

Don’t forget to continue to follow us on Social Media: Facebook, Twitter and Instagram — @stevensonhs is our handle.

The Daily Digest will return to its daily form starting the first week of the 2022-23 school year.

don’t forget: summer school starts next week!

The Summer School Sessions at Stevenson are right around the corner. Mark your calendars:

  • June 7-30: Summer School Session 1
  • July 5-28: Summer School Session 2

For more information about Summer School, please refer to the e-mail that will be sent out tomorrow from Summer School Principal Anthony Reibel.

get in tip-top shape for the sat or act: join “bootcamp!”

Do you want to sharpen your skills for either the upcoming ACT or SAT exams? You’re in luck. Spaces are still available for this summer’s “Testing Bootcamps” that are taught by our own Stevenson faculty and staff. You can still register for either of these bootcamps:


** ACT Bootcamp: June 13 through June 15; 7:45 a.m. to 12:50 p.m., daily.
** SAT Bootcamp: July 5 through July 14; 7:45 a.m. to 12:50 p.m., daily.

Both summer experiences include a focus on: test-taking strategies, pacing guidelines, reinforcement of subject matter skills, and a simulation practice test on the last day of class where you will receive your immediate score report and feedback.

The late fee has been reduced for each of these experiences!

Questions? Contact Marla Israel at misrael@d25.org or Ellyn Ross at elross@d125.org.

patriot superstore starts summer hours today

Please note: The Patriot Superstore will be open today as summer hours go into effect.

Summer hours are as follows:

Monday Through Thursday: 8 a.m. to 12 Noon
Friday: CLOSED

stevenson to host sat testing day on saturday

Just a reminder, Stevenson is hosting the SAT Test on Saturday.

Stevenson’s School Code is 14510. Please visit the SAT website for deadlines, fees, and other registration information.


Note: Sunday administrations of the SAT exam usually occur the day after each Saturday test date for students who cannot test on Saturday due to religious observance.

Contact shs_testing@d125.org with questions.

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athletic results

Boys Tennis: The Patriots (15-1) competed in IHSA State Finals over the weekend and Gabe Visotsky and Gautham Kappaganthula advanced into the quarterfinals of the doubles consolation bracket but then lost a tight match, winning the first set 6-4 then losing the second set 6-1 and the tiebreaker (10-6).

Boys Track: Stevenson’s qualifiers headed to IHSA State Finals at Eastern Illinois over the weekend, participating in the 400 meter dash, the 110 meter hurdles, the 4×100 meter relay and the high jump. On a rainy and cool Friday, the Patriots failed to qualify for the final round of the running events. Jimmy Davis had a 51.52 in the 400 meter, Marcus Caselberry ran a 16.78 in the 110 meter hurdles, the 4×100 meter relay team of Zach Goldman, Caselberry, Keegan Latulippe, and Davis ran a 44.17. Mark Hellwig Jr. qualified for the finals in the high jump, coming in 13th place overall with a 1.90 meters (6.23 feet).

Boys Lacrosse: After defeating Fremd in the Sectional Semifinal, the Patriots (14-5) headed into the Sectional Championship game on Friday to take on host St. Viator. It was a heated matchup but Stevenson ended up losing 17-5 to complete its season.

Girls Lacrosse: Stevenson (15-5) took on host Lake Forest in the Sectional Championship game on Friday. The Patriots lost 19-5 in a tough game to complete their season.

Baseball: The Patriots (26-11) were vying for the Warren Regional Championship against host Warren on Saturday and fell in extra innings, 11-9 to complete their season. Stevenson scored 4 runs in the fifth inning on hits by Joe RichardsonOwen Housinger and Luca Morelli. Pitcher Michael Belbot took the loss for Stevenson. He went three innings, allowing 1 hit and 2 runs while recording 3 strikeouts. Overall, the Patriots racked up 15 hits, with Morelli going 4-for-4 at the plate to lead Stevenson.

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Afghan Teens Arrived Suddenly — And Changed Everything At A Chicago High School

Last fall, 18-year-old Omar showed up at Sullivan High School in Rogers Park without papers or ID. As more students followed, teachers rebuilt school from scratch.

Last Salem ‘Witch’ Pardoned 329 Years After Massachusetts Students Became Involved

Middle school students researched legislative steps needed to exonerate Elizabeth Johnson Jr., convicted in 1693.

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the weeks ahead

Mark your calendars for these events and see the Stevenson Calendar for details on these and future programs.

June 4: SAT Test Day At Stevenson

June 6: String Parents Association Meeting

June 7-30: Summer School Session 1

June 21: District 125 Board Of Education Meeting

July 5-28: Summer School Session 2