Tuesday, May 31, 2016

Scholastic Bowl Ties for 13th in the Nation

Stevenson’s Scholastic Bowl teams competed at the 2016 High School National Championship Tournament in Dallas last weekend, with the A team tying for 13th in the country and the B team tying for 34th. The A team consisted of juniors Nathan Cha, Young Lee and Ali Saeed and senior Kazuma Shimanaka. They won 10 of 14 matches. The B team comprised freshman Olivia Lamberti and sophomores Deepak Moparthi, Conrad Oberhaus and Shamsheer Rana. They won eight of 13 matches. Individually, Saeed finished ninth in the nation and was named to the tournament all-star team. Lamberti had the second-highest score among all freshmen, and was named to the Freshman Rising Stars Team.

1978 Alum Climbs Mount Everest

SHS alum Joel Schauer (Class of 1978) recently climbed Mount Everest, the world’s tallest mountain. The Hawthorn Woods businessman spoke with the Daily Herald about his accomplishment, which had been delayed by tragedy in each of the last two years.

PATRIOT SPORTS

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Saturday’s Varsity Results

Boys Track and Field

Stevenson at IHSA Class 3A State Meet: Senior Jared Borowsky won the 3,200-meter state championship with the fastest time of his career, becoming the first Patriot runner to win the event since Pat Joyce finished first in 1992 and 1993. Borowsky posted a personal-best time of 9:07.47, 10 seconds faster than his previous best, and beat rival Jack Aho from Grayslake Central by four seconds. The University of Colorado-bound Borowsky also finished 12th in the 1,600 with a time of 4:36.71. Borowsky is Stevenson’s first state champion in boys track and field since Ian Cronin won the 1,600 in 2001. – Official Results | Pioneer Press, Daily Herald (+)

Boys Tennis

Stevenson at IHSA State Tournament: The Patriots tied for eighth, their 10th straight top-10 finish at state. All three of Stevenson’s entries finished the three-day tournament with winning records. Juniors Matt Harvey and Brian Weisberg (30-6) had the longest run, winning five of their seven matches and reaching the quarterfinals of the consolation bracket. Sophomore Sam Komis and senior Ben Bush (26-9) went 4-2 in doubles, reaching the seventh round of the consolation bracket. Freshman Zach Kim (25-9) won three of five singles matches, and made it to the fifth round of the consolation bracket. – Official Results | Pioneer Press, Daily Herald (+)

Softball

Stevenson at IHSA Class 4A Lake Forest Regional: The Patriots lost to top-seeded Libertyville, 9-2, ending their season with a 12-16 record. SHS, the No. 9 seed, scored both of its runs in the top of the sixth inning on an RBI fielder’s choice by Trisha Porzycki and a run-scoring groundout by Alyssa Pauly. – Daily Herald (+)

Baseball

Stevenson at IHSA Class 4A Palatine Regional: The third-seeded Patriots fell to No. 6 Lake Forest in the regional championship game, 7-3, closing their year with a 24-10-1 record. Robert McGaha drove in Patrick Loeffler, who had tripled, for Stevenson’s first run in the fourth inning. Charlie Ling and Jack Cappalli also had triples, and Cappalli added two stolen bases. Michael Marchese pitched four innings of one-hit scoreless ball in relief. – Daily Herald (+), GameChanger.com

STUDENT ANNOUNCEMENTS

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Textbook, Library Book Return Deadlines

Seniors must return all textbooks and library books by Wednesday, while all other students must return their textbooks and library books by Thursday. Textbooks should be returned to the Lower Sports Center Lobby and library books to the West ILC. Any fines due must be paid by Thursday in Room 2426.

Senior Class Party Bus Check-In Information

Attention all seniors attending the Senior Class Party: On Wednesday, please arrive at school by 12:15 p.m. to check in on the bus you are assigned. The buses will be departing promptly at 12:45 from the Field House (lot D). You may park in any student designated spot in either lot D or lot E, and do not need a sticker/placard for this day.  Buses will return to SHS approximately 7 p.m. There will be no bus changes. Please bring your school ID to get on the bus. You must stay with your bus group until you get on the boat, and you will return on the same bus. You are required to take the bus both ways. If you are not able to attend please advise someone in Room 2400 or call 847-415-4002 prior to the Wednesday departure. Remember that you must follow all school rules and regulations throughout the event. Violation of any school rules might result in your ability to participate in graduation.

Clean Out Your Locker by Thursday

All lockers must be cleaned out by Thursday. Locks will then be cut off and any belongings left behind will be donated to local charities.

Get a New ID Photo Taken for 2016-17

Any current freshman, sophomore or junior students who have not had a new ID photo taken in the past week, please drop in at either attendance office, Room 2416 in the West Building or Room 5024 in the East Building, to have your photo taken during final exams.

Movie, Pizza and Soda … All for $1 on Wednesday  

Come watch the movie “Stomp the Yard” and have Lou Malnati’s pizza and soda, all for $1, at the $1 Dollar First Wednesday end-of-year party sponsored by the Black Association of Stevenson Students and DIVCO. The party starts after the last exam Wednesday in Room 1414. “Stomp the Yard” features Columbus Short, Chris Brown, Ne-Yo and Meghan Good.

Celebrate the End of Finals With the Balloon Pop Challenge

Don’t miss the second annual end-of-the-year Balloon Pop Challenge in the West Commons after final exams end on Thursday. Challenge a classmate to come and pick the subject you pop this year! The entry is $1, and you’ll have a chance to win a $10 gift card from Lou Malnati’s. Proceeds will benefit the Stevenson Foundation’s Kids In Need (KIN) Fund and Stevenson to College program. This event is sponsored by DIVCO and the Homework Center.

ILLINOIS EDUCATION HEADLINES

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NATIONAL EDUCATION HEADLINES

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Standout Nebraska student-athlete stands out for his silence

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