Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Did You Miss the Senior Parent Night Presentation?

Senior parents who were unable to attend last night’s College Career Center presentation can view the slideshow that was shown by clicking here.

Reunions for Classes of 1986, 1996 in September

Stevenson’s Classes of 1986 and 1996 are holding reunions in September. The Class of 1986’s 30-year reunion is Saturday, September 10 at Eddie Merlot’s in Lincolnshire, and the Class of 1996 will hold its 20th on Saturday, September 24 at the Bottom Lounge in Chicago. For more information and to register, visit www.aeshsalumni.com/reunions.


Click here for today’s athletic schedule

Monday’s Varsity Results

Girls Volleyball

Stevenson d. Buffalo Grove, 25-14, 25-16: The visiting Patriots moved to 8-0 on the season thanks in part to serving 10 aces. Three of the aces came from Jori Radtke, who also led SHS with 11 kills. Chloe Robinson, Alex Cuc and Sophie Sorenson each had two aces, while Lauren Micek added one. Sorenson registered six kills, while Hope Havenhill and Sarah Woodstein added four apiece. Cuc was 35-of-37 setting with 23 assists. Robinson and Taylor Erickson tied for the team lead with four digs each. Havenhill had two solo blocks and two block assists.

Football Team Heads to Michigan for Saturday Contest

The varsity and sophomore football teams travel to Muskegon, Michigan for their second game of the season on Saturday. The Patriot sophomores will square off against the Big Red at 1:30 p.m. Eastern Standard Time, followed by the varsity contest at 4:30. Muskegon opened its varsity slate with a 51-14 win over Ann Arbor Pioneer. If you’re heading to the games, click here for directions and parking instructions.

Patriot Athletes Invited to Learn About College Sports

The North Suburban Conference’s annual NCAA Eligibility Workshop will be held at 7 p.m. Wednesday, September 7 at Lake Zurich High School’s Performing Arts Center. Student-athletes who aspire to play college sports, and their parents, are welcome to attend the event, which provides insight on NCAA academic requirements and recruiting.

New Addition to Scholastic Hockey League

The SHS boys ice hockey team will have a new Scholastic Hockey League foe this year. York, based in Elmhurst, will field two teams in the league. York won the varsity and junior varsity championships in the Illinois West League last year.


Tell Others About Academic Integrity

All students are invited to participate in a poster contest promoting academic integrity at Stevenson. Design a poster using a slogan or catchphrase based on one of these academic integrity values: honesty, trust, fairness, respect, responsibility and courage. Submissions are due by December 2. For more details, visit www.d125.org/honesty.

PPA’s First Bake Sale of the Year Wednesday

The first PPA Bake Sale of the school year is Wednesday during seventh and eighth periods.  Brownies, cake, pie  and other goodies will be sold for $1. Cash only.

Operation Snowball Looking for Teen Staff

Have you ever been a camp counselor? Are you looking for leadership or service opportunities? If so, becoming an Operation Snowball teen staff member would be a great fit for you. Operation Snowball 2016 will take place December 1-3 with additional Tuesday afternoon meetings starting September 13. Interested sophomores, juniors and seniors should pick up an application in the Student Activities Office and return it by Friday, or fill out the online application. Contact Mrs. Czaplewski (MCzaplewski@d125.org) with any questions.


Attention junior and seniors interested in a career in healthcare: The Advocate Condell Penwasciz Program will be accepting online applications for the 2016-17 healthcare career program on Tuesday, September 6 from 3:30-4:30 p.m. only. Thirty students will be accepted into this extremely competitive program which allows students the opportunity to be exposed to various healthcare career specialties within the hospital setting. The link will only be open within the specified time frame:  www.advocatehealth.com/condell-penwasciz.


IM Spikeball starts soon! The informational meeting will be held at 3:30 p.m. Wednesday in Room 2104. Anyone interested is welcome. For more information visit the IM Spikeball web page.

Open Diamond Baseball starts on September 13 after school from 3:40-5 p.m. It’s open to anyone, and will meet on Tuesdays and Thursdays. Click here for the fall schedule.


Join us at Spanish Club after school on Wednesday in Room 2808! We’ll be making DIY Piñatas with authentic Spanish candy while munching on salsa and chips! Beginners always welcome! For any questions contact Señor Figueroa or Judy Kupchan.

The Stevenson Styler will have its next meeting to begin planning the fall/winter edition on Wednesday at 3:30 in Room 1612! We are looking for members interested in all areas of magazine production including writers, models, photographers, editors and more! It’s not just about fashion! We need your knowledge of DIY, food, lifestyle, travel and more! New members are always welcome!  

Catalyst, a student leadership club dedicated to battling underage drinking and drug use at SHS, is looking for new students interested in joining our cause. There will be a new member orientation meeting from 8-8:20 a.m. Thursday in Room 2104. There are many committees to get involved with, including outreach, evaluation and recruitment, and alternative activities. For more information, email ccortesti@d125.org or just show up!

Senior Class Board will meet Thursday from 3:30-5 p.m. in Room 2004 to create the name hangers for Homecoming. New members are always welcome!

The new National Honors Society for Dance Arts will hold its first-ever meeting at 7:45 a.m. Thursday in Room 2010 (the Wood Floor studio). NHSDA will meet every three weeks.

Junior Class Board: We normally meet on Thursdays, but this week it’s Wednesday! Please meet us in the College Career Center after school tomorrow to help with Homecoming decorations. New members are always welcome to join in the fun!

Students Helping Soldiers will meet at 9:30 a.m. Friday in Room 5044. Stop by and find out how you can help current and retired men and women who serve our country.

Are you interested in doing scientific research? Have you done research in the past and want to enter it in competitions? Whether new or experienced, Science Reach Club is the place for you. Our mandatory introductory meeting for all students that are interested in possibly doing or presenting research is after school today in Room 1904. If you cannot make it or for more information, email Mrs. Palffy.

Video Game Club will be meeting after school today from 3:30-5:30 in Room 1204. Come by and play your favorite modern or old school console games. See Dr. Schroeder in Room 6028 if you have questions. Everyone is welcome.

The Ambassador Yearbook Club needs new photographers, journalists and page designers. The club meets Mondays, Tuesdays and Fridays after school in Room 2712. Please join us in recording history!

Chess Club meets every Tuesday and Thursday beginning Tuesday, September 6. The club meets in Room 2818 from 3:30 to 5 p.m.

Attention sophomores, juniors and seniors interested in joining the Student Ambassador Club: We will be having our first general information meeting at 7:45 a.m. Tuesday, September 6 in the Recital Hall. If you have any questions, please contact Mr. Wallace or Ms. McCauley.

The Animal Welfare Club continues to work with Save-A-Pet to promote adopting our local four-legged friends! Our September Dog of the Month is Lavernia, and our Cats of the Month are Aladdin and Jasmin (these two are inseparable and are looking to be adopted together; two for the price of one!). If you or anyone you know may be interested in welcoming a new four-legged member to your family, please check them out on the Animal Welfare Club website at http://shsanimalwelfare.weebly.com/pets-of-the-month. Again, these animals are available at Save-A-Pet, which can be contacted at 847-740-7788. Don’t forget to check out some of their friends at http://www.saveapetil.org/, all waiting for love!


There will be a baseball parent information meeting at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, September 15 in Room 2104. Any parent of a student interested in trying out for baseball in the spring of 2017 should attend.


Fall college visits begin this week in the College Career Center. The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign will be visiting during fourth period on Wednesday (in the West Auditorium), followed by the College of Lake County, the University of Missouri and the University of Notre Dame on Thursday. Interested juniors and seniors should continue to check Naviance daily for a complete updated list of all of our college visits. Colleges visit Stevenson from September through November. Find out how to sign up for college representative visits at www.d125.org/RepVisits.


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