Teacher, Alum to Receive Heart of the Community Awards
Advanced Placement Human Geography teacher Greg Sherwin and 2012 alumnus Alex Sheck will be among those honored at the 2014 Heart of the Community Awards Gala Saturday night at the Arboretum Club, 401 W. Half Day Road, in Buffalo Grove. The event, sponsored by the Buffalo Grove Lincolnshire Chamber of Commerce and Buffalo Grove Bank and Trust, honors individuals and businesses for their dedication and service to the Buffalo Grove and Lincolnshire communities. Social time begins at 6:30 p.m. with dinner and the awards program at 7 p.m. Tickets are $35. To order tickets, call 847-541-7799. Click here for more information about Sherwin and Sheck.
Stevenson on Fox News Chicago Morning Show
Public Information Coordinator Jim Conrey appeared on Fox News Chicago’s “Good Day Chicago” this morning to talk about Stevenson’s No. 2 ranking among the country’s public high schools by Niche.com. Watch the video
Oh Prepares for State Cross Country Final
Senior Sammy Oh will run his final cross country race on Saturday in a place where all harriers hope to end their prep careers: At the Illinois High School Association state finals in Peoria. Oh will take part in the IHSA’s 69th annual boys state meet at Detweiller Park, seeking to become the first Patriot boys medalist since Kevin Wood placed 19th in 2010. The Class 3A boys final is the last race of the day, and is scheduled to begin at 2 p.m.
Hockey Coach Talks About Young Varsity Squad
Head boys ice hockey coach Jim Wood talked about the relative youth of this year’s team, and assessed their progress, in this video interview with the Scholastic Hockey League.
Students Invited to Be Part of Stained Glass Committee
As part of Stevenson’s 50th anniversary, numerous parent and student organizations have commissioned an artist to create a large stained glass window above the Sports Center entrance. Any SHS students who are interested in being part of the committee to review the proposals, in being a member of the design/hiring committees, and attending weekend field trips to the stained glass studio, please complete this survey. If you have any questions, please contact Mr. Grice at email@example.com.
Online Ticket Sales for “Cabaret” Underway
Tickets for the fall musical, “Cabaret,” are available online through the SHS Web Store. Tickets are $10 each. “Cabaret” will be performed at 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday, November 14-15, and at 2 p.m. Sunday, November 16.
What’s On Your Mind? Submit to the Half-Wit
Freshmen and sophomores: Got clever essays, narratives, and brilliant DBQs weighing your backpack down? Get the weight off your shoulders! Get those ideas off your mind! Submit to the Half-Wit! Submit any and all short stories, poems, plays, songs lyrics, and essays to the Half-Wit and you could become the next great writer. Send all submissions to firstname.lastname@example.org along with your name and ID number.
Turn in Senior Party Permission Forms to Superstore
Seniors: Come sail away! Don’t forget to turn in your permission form for the Senior Class Party aboard the Odyssey. Forms are available for download at www.d125.org/ppa/senior_class_party.aspx. The Senior Class Party will be held June 3. Permission forms can be turned in to the Patriot Superstore.
The informational meeting for IM Basketball League and IM Volleyball League will be held at 3:45 next Wednesday in Room 2113. This is a combined meeting for both leagues. For more information visit the IM page at http://www2.d125.org/im.
Now accepting career shadow applications for 2014-15: Career shadows are available to students throughout the year. If you are interested in learning first hand about a specific career, please email Mrs. Willock at email@example.com to set up an appointment.
Chinese Club is having a cooking event after school Friday. They will be making and eating “Hot Pot” in the Foods Lab — Room 1406 — from 3:30 to 5:30. The cost is five dollars per person.
Are you passionate about environmental, social, and economic sustainability? Do you want an opportunity to earn some service hours? Do you want free food? If you’ve answered yes to these questions, then come join the Sustainability Council! Last spring, Green Team and SAVE came together to participate in the green initiative of renewing Stevenson’s LEED Gold certification. Now they have merged to make one club that would include the work days of SAVE and the school/community green initiatives of Green Team. Green Team + SAVE= Sustainability Council! The Sustainability Council meets every Monday from 3:40-4:40 p.m. in Room 2430. Come join us! For more information, contact sponsor Sarah LaFrancis in Gold Student Services or at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Speech and Drama Team meets at 3:45 today in the East ILC.
Sophomore Class Board will meet today after school in Room 1500.
Freshman Class Board meets today after school in Room 2119. New members are welcome. Class Board is a terrific way to make new friends, have fun, and earn community service hours.
Pass on the Beat meets today after school in the Band Room.
Life is tough. Law Club is the answer. Join us at 3:45 today in Room 7054. #LawClub
Chess Club meets today in Room 7022 from 3:30 to approximately 5 p.m.
Table Tennis meets today in the Lower East Commons from 3:30-6:30.
Looking to earn some volunteering hours? Want a free breakfast? Join us! Interact Club will be meeting next Wednesday morning from 7:20-7:50 in Room 2115-2117 (behind the lecture halls). We will share several exciting volunteering opportunities available in the next few months. This is a great way to earn volunteer hours and make new friends! New members are always welcome … and you can have bagels and cream cheese for breakfast! Contact the sponsor, Ms. Smith, via email with questions: email@example.com.
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