Monday, December 15, 2014

Orchestra Concert in the PAC Tonight

Stevenson’s orchestras will play tonight in the Performing Arts Center. The free concert begins at 7 p.m.

Winter ArtFest Begins Tuesday

Winter ArtFest will be held Tuesday and Wednesday in the Upper Forum and Room 2104 in the West Building. The exhibit hours are periods 1-8 on Tuesday and periods 1-7 on Wednesday. A public reception for students, parents and friends will be held Tuesday night from 6-8 p.m. Every first semester art student will have work in the show.

Science Olympiad Wins Hinsdale South Invitational

Stevenson’s Science Olympiad team captured the top two places at the 24-team Hinsdale South Invitational on Saturday. Every member of the Patriots’ two teams earned a medal in at least one event, and several individuals brought back multiple medals. Eric Qian was part of three first-place entries, while Brian Zhou, Kevin Cao, Jason Lu and Katherine Liu each were part of two winning teams. Other students who were on first-place teams included Tyler Gordon, Hannah Yan, Kevin Li, Becca Nelson, Shravya Gogula, David Liu, David Cao, Caroline Fatina, Borcheuh Wu, Sophia Liu, Kevin Cao, Emma Buckardt, Owen Simon, Alex Hong and Jaymo Kang.

Improv Group to Perform at SHS Tuesday Night

Stevenson’s improvisational troupe, the Failed Presidential Candidates, will perform at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday in the West Auditorium. Admission is free. An article about the group appeared in the Daily Herald last weekend.

PATRIOT SPORTS

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Saturday’s Varsity Results

Girls Basketball

Stevenson 59, Lake Zurich 42: Four players scored in double figures as the visiting Patriots (9-0, 3-0) remained undefeated. Ashley Richardson, Janine Fajardo, Taylor Buford and Sophia Way each scored 10 points, while Kiana Cencula added 8. SHS shot 7-for-15 from 3-point range, and only turned the ball over six times. Lake Zurich fell to 4-5, 2-2. – Pioneer Press, Daily Herald

Boys Ice Hockey

Stevenson 3, Loyola 2: At the Heartland Ice Center, the Patriots scored the game’s first three goals, then held off the Ramblers’ rally. Jordan Marcelletti opened the scoring in the first period, with assists going to Justin Pantle and Max Spiro. Bahri Kurapey made it 2-0 with help from Daniel Levey, and Pantle provided what turned out to be the decisive goal in the second period, assisted by Marcelletti and Richard Chen. Goalie Jacob Shellist made 30 saves for SHS. – Stevenson Hockey.org

Wrestling

Stevenson at Wheeling Invitational: Zach Horwitz and Eric Carter won their weight classes, helping the Patriots to a third-place finish in the team standings behind Sandburg and Wheeling. Horwitz (11-2) used a last-second escape to win the 195-pound championship, 3-2, while Carter won the 120-pound division by a 7-3 score. SHS also received second-place finishes from Ben Ponto (126), Juwon Anderson (170), Tyler Harrington (182) and Nick Grujanac (285). Alec Nolan (106) and Nathan Reinsdorf (132) placed third, and Robert Pavlovics (152) was fourth. – Daily Herald

Fencing

Stevenson at Maine West Invitational: The Patriot girls won their four matches on the day, improving to 8-0 on the season. SHS beat Deerfield/Highland Park (37-11), Evanston (47-1), New Trier (32-16) and Maine West (44-4). The Patriot boys won three of four matches, moving to 7-1. SHS beat Deerfield/Highland Park (33-15), Evanston (40-8) and Maine West (34-14), and fell to New Trier (28-20).

Friday’s Varsity Results

Wrestling

Stevenson 42, Lake Zurich 12: The visiting Patriots improved to 7-1 overall and 3-0 in the North Suburban Conference Lake Division. SHS started the night with a pin from 285-pounder Nick Grujanac in 2:52, then received an 11-2 major decision from Alec Nolan at 106 to take a 10-0 lead and never looked back. Tyler Harrington improved to 11-0 on the year with a pin in 1:33 at 195. Zach Horwitz moved to 9-2 with a 13-3 major decision at 220, and Juwon Anderson added a 13-4 major decision at 170. Other Patriot wins came from Eric Carter at 120, 7-3; Ben Ponto at 126, 7-1; Evan Rodriguez at 138, 7-2; Robert Pavlovics at 152, 5-3; Nikita Nepomnyashchiy at 160, 8-4; and Michael Kordek at 182, 2-1. Lake Zurich fell to 7-2 overall and 1-1 in the division. – Daily Herald

STUDENT ANNOUNCEMENTS

SMARTdesk Advice: Run an iCloud Backup By Friday

Can your SHS iPad be located via iCloud? Check now before the long break! Take a minute to complete these steps:

  • Log into iCloud with your SHS Apple ID on the iPad and turn on “Find My iPad.”
  • On your SHS iPad’s home screen, tap Settings, then tap iCloud. If you’re asked to sign in, enter your SHS Apple ID. Example: abrowns8@students.d125.org with as password of Shs########. If Find My iPad is turned off, tap to turn it on.
  • When you set up Find My iPad, Activation Lock is turned on automatically. Activation Lock makes it harder for anyone to use or sell your iPad if it’s ever lost or stolen.

The SMARTdesk will be closed during Winter Break. You are strongly recommended to run an iCloud backup before Friday. If you need help, visit the SMARTdesk. If you are having a problem, email nhudson@d125.org.

Freshman Band Students: Pick Up Your PE Uniform

Freshman band students: Pick up your PE uniforms for second semester at the Superstore.

Testing Center Closing Early on Friday

The Testing Center will close at 3:25 Friday.

 

CLUB NEWS

Attention all animal lovers: The Animal Welfare Club will be hosting a showing of The Dolphin Tale Tuesday at 3:45 in Room 2115. Come and relax before break. All are welcome.

Sustainability Council meets today from 3:40-4:40 in Room 2430.

The Ambassador yearbook club meets today after school in Room 2712.

Geography Club meets today after school in Room 7004.

Anime Club meets today in Room 2113 at 3:30.

Meteorology Club meets today at 3:45 in Room 2118.

Join French Club for its annual holiday celebration! Enjoy traditional French holiday treats and a French holiday movie! This Thursday after school in Room 2632.

CAREER EXPLORATION

If you are great with PCs and web-based tools, and want to get paid for working with computers, this opportunity is for you. Local tech company is looking for tech help. Must have solid knowledge of software and hardware. Interested candidate need to provide resume with relevant skills and experience to jobs@zingitmobile.com.

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 dwillock@d125.org to set up an appointment.

 

ILLINOIS EDUCATION HEADLINES

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NATIONAL EDUCATION HEADLINES

U.S. schools are saying goodbye to foreign languages

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D.C. explores widening the road to earning a high school diploma

Teacher attrition levels continue to rise in Oklahoma

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