Thursday, December 18, 2014

Eight Members of Debate Team Win Awards

Eight students won awards at Saturday’s Illinois Congressional Debate Tournament at Rolling Meadows High School. Senior Jake Glaser won first place speaker in his chamber. Second place awards went to sophomore Alexis Cacioppo, juniors Pratik Kumar and Alex Smith, and seniors Tyler Kim and Anvesh Jalasutram. Third place was awarded to senior Michelle Hu. Sophomore Tarun Rao won Best Presiding Officer in his chamber.

Kiva Club’s S-Factor Singing Competition January 9

The Kiva Club will hold its annual S-Factor student singing competition at 7 p.m. Friday, January 9 in the Performing Arts Center. Tickets are available online for $5 at Tickets will be $7 at the door.


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Wednesday’s Varsity Results

Girls Gymnastics

Stevenson at Libertyville 128.05, Stevenson 125.65: Mikaela Webb won the all-around competition with a 35.4 score, and captured three individual events: vault (9.2), uneven bars (9.0) and balance beam (9.0). Elizabeth Shank won floor exercise (9.3), was second in vault (9.1) and balance beam (8.6), and was runner-up in the all-around (33.2). – Daily Herald

Boys Basketball Game on WCIU Friday Night

Stevenson’s home boys basketball game against Warren Friday night will be broadcast live on WCIU-TV at 7 p.m. This is the first of three Patriot games on WCIU this season. In addition to the game, the Fine Arts Division will be featured in a segment at halftime. Click here to see where WCIU is located on your TV channel provider.

Girls Basketball 1 of 5 Undefeated Teams in D-C Tourney

Stevenson is one of five currently undefeated teams in the lineup at the upcoming Dundee Crown Charger Classic girls basketball tournament. The Patriots will face Barrington in their opening-round game on Friday, December 26.

Remembering a Friend

The Daily Illini recently had a touching article about 1997 graduate Michelle Dasso, who is the women’s tennis coach at the University of Illinois. In her office, Dasso keeps a wooden racquet on the wall … and it’s not hers.



Choral Guild Fundraiser at Potbelly Lincolnshire Today

The Stevenson Choral Guild will hold a fundraiser at the Potbelly restaurant in Lincolnshire, 275 Parkway Drive, Suite 317, from 4-8 p.m. today. Proceeds will benefit the choral program at SHS.

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: 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

Freshman Band Students: Pick Up Your PE Uniform

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

Host an Exchange Student From Denmark or Germany

Learn all about another country and culture without leaving home by hosting an exchange student from Denmark or Germany next spring! Applications and information are available by opening this link or stopping by Room 2414.

Testing Center Closing Early on Friday

The Testing Center will close at 3:25 Friday.

Become a PE Leader

The application to become a PE Leader for 2015-16 is available online at There also are QR codes you can scan outside of each PE Office to get to the application. All applications are due January 9.

Become an Alternative PE Leader

The application to become an Alternative PE Leader for 2015-16 is available online at There also are QR codes you can scan outside of each PE Office to get to the application. All applications are due January 9.


Sophomore Class Board meets today after school in Room 1500 from 3:35-5 p.m.

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

The Speech and Drama Team meets at 3:45 today in the East ILC.


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

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 to set up an appointment.



Oak Park school district, teachers reach tentative deal

Barrington District 220 nearing deal to buy 21 acres for $2.35M

UIC set to name new chancellor

Former middle school tutor charged with child porn possession

Urbana board considers renaming school for retired superintendent

Bucktown’s Pulaski School gets IB program after 4-year effort

East St. Louis teachers, supporters call for contract talks with administrators

Lexington superintendent leaving for Clinton

Crystal Lake-based District 47 mulls parking arrangement with church

NIU offering live video stream of dorm demolition


U.S.-Cuba announcement will have higher education implications

Colleges consider how much finals flexibility to have with student protesters

Proposed NCAA concussion settlement rejected by federal judge

Three emerging technologies reimagining higher education for 2015 and beyond

University of Pennsylvania suspends fraternity over controversial Christmas card

School punishes blind child by replacing cane with pool noodle

Dads give beloved crossing guard awesome surprise


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