Thursday, April 10, 2014

Science Teacher Heads to Stanford to See Alum Honored
Science teacher Mike Reimer will be traveling to Stanford University on Friday to see one of his former students, Stephanie Doong (Class of 2010), receive the school’s Frederick Emmons Terman Engineering Scholastic Award. The award is presented annually to seniors in Stanford’s School of Engineering for outstanding academic achievement. Award recipients share their award with the high school teacher of their choice. Doong chose Reimer as being her most influential high school teacher. As part of the award, Stanford will be flying Reimer to its campus for the award ceremony.

Monday Presentation Will Be Taped for SBN
For those unable to attend Monday’s presentation by Northwestern University’s Tory Lindley due to celebrating Passover, the event will be taped and available through the Stevenson Broadcast Network web page.

PATRIOT SPORTS

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Wednesday’s Varsity Results

Boys Lacrosse
Stevenson 13, Lake Zurich 6: The Patriots won their third straight game, improving to 4-3 on the season. – IHSLA.org

Girls Badminton
Thornton-Fractional South 10, Stevenson 8: The defending state champions won a close match in the Field House, handing the Patriots (6-1) their first defeat of the season. Winners in singles included No. 4 Neva Lui (21-17, 21-19), No. 8 SE? (21-18, 21-17), No. 9 Michelle Hu (21-12, 21-7), No. 10 Yixuan Wang (15-21, 21-18, 21-19) and No. 11 Sophia Liu (21-16, 21-16). In doubles, the victorious tandems included No. 4 Vivian To/Hu (16-21, 21-8, 21-13), No. 5 Elizabeth Onishchenko/Wang (19-21, 21-12, 21-12) and No. 6 Naomi Ecanow/Liu (15-21, 21-15, 21-10). – Daily Herald

Baseball
Libertyville 3, Stevenson 0: The host Patriots (2-4, 0-2) were held to two hits, one of which was a double by Jack Joseph. The Wildcats improved to 6-2, 2-0. – Daily Herald (linescore)

Softball
Grayslake North 8, Stevenson 6: The host Knights scored six runs in the bottom of the fourth inning, overcoming a 5-2 deficit created by Taylor Koenigs’ bases-clearing double. She went 2-for-3 on the day. Dana Morgan was 2-for-4 with two runs batted in. SHS fell to 2-8. – Daily Herald (linescore)

Boys Volleyball
Lake Zurich d. Stevenson, 25-21, 25-18: Josh Cliffer led the visiting Patriots (0-3) with six kills, and was followed by Jeff Maskalunas and Kennan Herman with three apiece. Thomas Rzepecki made nine digs and Timothy Park had six. Lucas Creevy and Nicholas Perozzi had eight and seven assists, respectively. – Daily Herald (stats)

Girls Lacrosse Match Broadcast Time Change
The start time for tonight’s varsity girls lacrosse match at Mother McAuley has changed to 6:45. You can watch the match live on High School Cube by clicking here.

Projansky, Trapp Playing for Team Illinois in Pittsburgh
Senior hockey players Jared Projansky and Michael Trapp and Team Illinois begin competition in the America’s Hockey Showcase tournament in Pittsburgh today. Team Illinois plays at 9 a.m. today, 3 p.m. Friday and 7 a.m. Saturday (all times Central). You can watch games online at americashockeyshowcase.com.

STUDENT ANNOUNCEMENTS

The inaugural Stevenson Interregional Film Festival, featuring movies submitted by area high school students, will be held at 7 p.m. Friday in the Performing Arts Center. Admission is $5 (reserved seating). You can buy tickets in advance through the SHS Web Store, or at the Patriot Superstore. Money raised by the event will benefit the Stevenson Foundation’s Kids In Need fund.

Students and staff are invited to the Illinois Healthy and High Performing Schools Symposium at SHS on Friday, April 18. (There is no school on April 18.) Admission is free. Stop by between 8:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. to check out exhibits, attend workshops and receive hands-on training. The focus of the symposium is sustainability in the school environment. For more information, go to www.usgbc-illinois.org/events/schoolssymposium/.

Tickets for Mr. SHSare on sale in the Patriot Superstore. Tickets are $5 each. The Mr. SHS contest will be held at 7 p.m. Thursday, April 17 in the Performing Arts Center.

CLUBS & ACTIVITIES

Attention all members of Psychology Club and Law Club: There will be a joint meeting today in Room 7044/7046 from 3:45-4:45. We will be discussing opinions of cruel and unusual punishments as defined by the legal system and the American Psychological Organization. All are welcome.

SPINS Club: Our next outing is Friday to Laser Quest in Arlington Heights for laser tag. We’ll be back at SHS by 7 p.m. Get your permission form signed and turned in today so you can attend.

INTRAMURALS

New IM club starting soon! IM Skateboard Club is back and everyone is welcome to join. Come to the informational meeting Thursday, April 17 at 3:30 p.m. in Room 2506. The club will start meeting April 24. Visit the website and register online at www2.d125.org/im/skate.html. You can also visit the PREP office, Room 3040, for more information.

COLLEGE INFORMATION

Freshman families: Wondering what the next three years has in store for your student? Join Counselor Ms. Jones and College Counselors Mr. Miller and Mrs. Biemeret tonight at 7 p.m. in the Performing Arts Center for “Looking Ahead: Getting From Here to There.” This evening will take a look at how you can maximize SHS resources and experiences to prepare for the next step after SHS: college!

Juniors and seniors: Ever heard of WOFT? Warrant Officer Flight Training is a highly competitive program open to high school students. A representative of the Army will be here Monday during sixth period in the College/Career Center, Room 1123. Come to the College/Career Center to obtain a pass, at least two days ahead of the visit, which needs to be signed by your teacher. If you have a free period or lunch during sixth hour, a pass is not needed.

CAREER EXPLORATION PROGRAM

If you are interested in marketing, promotions or media relations as a career, there is an available summer internship at a local non-profit. You must have strong writing skills, knowledge of social media platforms and proficiency in Microsoft Office applications, as well as reliable transportation. Please contact Mrs. Willock in the CCC for an application.

Interested in a culinary career? Want to know what it is like to be a pastry chef?  There is a summer opportunity available to intern at a Chicago restaurant. Please contact Mrs. Willock in the CCC for more details.

Do you have what it takes to be an entrepreneur? Find out by attending the Launch program at Northwestern’s Kellogg campus in Evanston on Saturday from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. All aspiring entrepreneurs grades 9-12 are invited. Space is limited and you must register at www.launchweekends.com/chicago.html.

If you are interested in participating in a summer career shadow, please contact Mrs. Willock in the CCC for more information at dwillock@d125.org. Find out about more summer opportunities available in the area on the Career Exploration webpage.

ILLINOIS EDUCATION HEADLINES
Waukegan District 60 teachers’ strike averted
UIC faculty set April 23 strike date, hope for binding arbitration
Bill aims to help southern Illinois districts fill teaching vacancies
UI explores more autonomous medical education in Urbana
Northwestern appeals ruling on players’ union
Maine Township District 207 buys back building it sold in 1980s
CPS increases per-student funding, but extra cash already spoken for
NIU staff member found dead on campus, foul play not suspected

NATIONAL EDUCATION HEADLINES
Slashing suspect’s parents “did not foresee” outburst
More college students battle hunger as education, living costs rise
Kansas education chief taking job in Middle East
An education reporter puts himself to the (standardized) test

The Daily Digest is compiled and edited by Jim Conrey.

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