Wednesday, April 10, 2013

Freshmen Parents Invited to College Counseling Program
Freshmen parents who are wondering what the next three years have in store for their student are invited to attend “Looking Ahead: Getting From Here to There!” at 7 p.m. tonight in the Performing Arts Center. The free program will feature SHS College Counselors Bob Foltin and Sue Biemeret, and Guidance Counselor Lisa Scanio. They will discuss how freshmen can maximize SHS resources and experiences to prepare for college.

Superintendents to Discuss Collaboration
Stevenson and its sender schools are working together better than ever to improve student programs, strengthen curriculum using the new Common Core standards, and maximize financial resources. Find out how the schools are collaborating during a public meeting with the superintendents of Districts 125, 103, 102 and 96 at 7 p.m. tonight in Room 2104. Enter the campus from Route 22/Half Day Road and park in lot B.

Three Seniors Named Winners in Scholarship Contest
Three SHS seniors are among 700 students selected as winners in the 2013 National Achievement Scholarship Program, an academic competition for black American high school students. Stephen Johnson, Alexandria Karim and Renwick Atkins each received a $2,500 scholarship, which is underwritten by the National Merit Scholarship Corporation.

School Board Election Results
District 125 Board of Education members Steve Frost, Gary Gorson and Sunit Jain were elected to four-year terms on Tuesday. They were unopposed. In other school board races involving consortium districts, these are the unofficial winners:

Aptakisic-Tripp District 102: Scott Linn, Lenny Ostach, Jeremy Galfield and Pelleg Graupe

Diamond Lake District 76: Laura Vogt, Keith Loeffler and Adam Plummer

Fremont District 79 (uncontested): Michael Kreis, Rick Hentschel, James Bonds and Michael Jandes

Hawthorn District 73: Louis Gatta, Jeanne Martinelli Engelkemeir and Ghita Mueller

Kildeer Countryside District 96: Marc Tepper, Renee Klass and Robert Gauthier

Lincolnshire-Prairie View District 103 (uncontested): Sandy Simon, Anne van Gerven, Kate Harper and Sherri Thomas


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Tuesday’s Varsity Results

Stevenson 9, Libertyville 6: Kat Trotter drove in three runs with a triple and a double as the Patriots (4-3, 1-2) won their fourth straight game. Abby O’Connor drove in two runs to support winning pitcher Sam Feder, who allowed two earned runs in throwing a complete-game three-hitter. – Daily Herald | linescore

Stevenson 1, Warren 0: Matt Allen threw a four-hit shutout, striking out eight, and the host Patriots (3-4, 3-0) pushed across the game’s only run in the bottom of the sixth inning. – Daily Herald | linescore

Boys Water Polo
Stevenson 11, Lake Forest 9: The Patriots improved to 12-2 and extended their winning streak to seven games. –

Girls Water Polo
Stevenson 14, Lake Forest 6: Brittany Gartenberg scored four goals to lead the visiting Patriots (13-3) to their fourth straight victory. Four players recorded a pair of scores: Melissa Gartenberg, Ashley Oliver, Allison Travetto and Jenna Oliver. Also scoring were Laura Larsen and Bridget Wynne. Goalkeeper Becky Callen made 19 saves. – Daily Herald

Boys Tennis
Stevenson 7, Lakes 0: At the Vernon Hills Athletic Complex, the Patriots won each match in straight sets. Jeremy Bush was a 6-0, 6-0 winner at No. 1 singles, while Pawel Jaworski and Andrew Komarov captured No. 1 doubles by a 6-0, 6-1 score. Joshua Lieberman and Anirudh Viswanathan earned 6-0, 6-0 decisions at No. 2 and 3 singles, respectively. The other victorious doubles teams were No. 2 Benjamin Bush and Adam Maryniuk (6-0, 6-0), No. 3 Jerry Pan and Lukasz Jaworski (6-2, 6-1) and No. 4 Joshua Cheng and Andrew Arceo (6-0, 6-1). – Daily Herald

Girls Soccer
Stevenson at Pepsi Showdown: Jenna Weiner’s first-half goal on an assist from Haley Green lifted SHS past Hinsdale South, 1-0. Cori Calcaterra made four saves for the Patriots (2-2-2), whose next Pepsi Showdown game will be at Deerfield at 7:30 p.m. Thursday. – Daily Herald | linescore

Girls Lacrosse
St. Charles Co-Op 7, Stevenson 6 – The Patriots dropped to 2-3 with the loss. –

Diver Lichtenstein Named Academic All-American
The National Interscholastic Swimming Coaches Association of America has named senior James Lichtenstein as one of its Academic All-Americans. Only 2% of high school swimmers, divers and water polo players in the nation receive the award. Lichtenstein, the only two-time state medal winner in SHS boys diving history, finished third in Illinois the past two seasons. He will continue his diving career at the University of Notre Dame.

Projansky Headed to All-Star Hockey Event
Sophomore all-state hockey goaltender Lindsay Projansky was selected to the Central District team (comprised of players from Illinois, Wisconsin, Kansas, Iowa, Nebraska and Missouri) that will compete in the America’s Hockey Showcase, which runs from Thursday through Sunday in Pittsburgh. She was one of two goalies selected from among 35 who tried out.


Thursday is a late arrival day. Classes begin at 10:30.

Don’t miss the PPA bake sale today. All items are $1.

Juniors and seniors! Check online for Prom information about ticket sales, table reservations and special meals. Tickets go on sale Monday, and are available until Monday, April 29. You will be able to purchase them online.

AP Macroeconomics review packets are available for pick up in Room 7080 or Room 2434.

AP Government packets are available in Room 7080. AP Government review sessions will be every Wednesday at 7 a.m. and during 8th period on the ILC steps.

Don’t know whom to vote for when it comes to Mr. SHS? Check out the art panels in the Wood Commons, the Forum or the Glass Commons to see whom these 10 handsome and talented men are! Then text your vote Friday night at 7 p.m. in the PAC! The competition this year is fierce! Tickets are $5 at the Patriot Superstore or you can buy them at the door.

Take an eBook break! Check out an eBook, audiobook or eReader from the ILC and get a raffle ticket for a $25 Amazon gift card! The more books you check out, the more chances you have of winning. Click here to view our Digital Media Collection. Directions for downloading to your smartphone, iPad, tablet or computer are available online, or stop by the ILC for help. The contest runs through April, with drawings each week.

The ninth annual Pat-Triathlon is just around the corner — Sunday, April 28. It’s free for Stevenson students, faculty and staff. The Pat-Triathlon consists of a 3-mile bike ride around campus, a 1-mile run on the Stadium track, and a 200-yard swim in the Patriot Aquatic Center. You can do all three events, or pair up with two others for a relay (one event per person). Click here to download the registration form. Turn in your completed form to Mr. Feigh or Ms. Mullins in the West Physical Welfare Office (Room 2108).


Military History Club will meet today at 3:30 in Room 2904. If you would enjoy watching a military history film, good discussions and snacks, come join us this afternoon. New members are always welcome.

Youth and Government – Judicial will meet tonight at 6:30 in Room 2904.


Which career is right for you? Register for an upcoming Career Exploration summer school course and explore careers in healthcare and medicine, business, law, STEM and visual arts. Students will be exposed to many different careers through a combination of field trips, classroom instruction and presentations from professionals.

Haven’t made plans for the summer yet? There are an abundance of career-related summer camps and courses available for high school students. Explore careers in architecture, healthcare, technology, business, forensics, science, engineering and more! Pick up information in the College/Career Center, visit the Career Exploration Website, or contact Diane Willock, Business Liaison, at for more details.

If you are interested in participating in a career shadow, applications are available in the CCC or through the Career Exploration web page ( Please contact Diane Willock at for more information.

Suburban school board election results
Deerfield, Highland Park high school improvements approved
Non-caucus candidate declares victory in Lake Forest school election
Former private school principal arrested in Johnsburg

New guidelines call for broad changes in science education
Study backs liberal arts, but questions graduates’ competence
Math problems are a problem for job seekers, employers say
Student goes on stabbing spree at Texas community college

The Daily Digest is compiled and edited by Jim Conrey.

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