Wednesday, Nov. 1, 2017

Freshmen Taking PSAT Nov. 9; Late Arrival for Grades 10-12

All Stevenson freshmen will take the Preliminary SAT exam on Thursday, Nov. 9. The exam is free and no registration is required. Why should freshmen take the PSAT? What do they need to take the test? This link has the answers.

Testing will begin promptly at 8:30 a.m. in the Field House and Sports Center. Students’ room assignments will be posted on the school website closer to the testing date. The exam will end around 11:30 a.m. Freshmen will be excused from their first and second period classes, then will follow the late-arrival schedule beginning with third period. Buses will run at their normal times for freshmen.

Sophomores, juniors and seniors will have a late-arrival start. Their classes will start at 10:30 a.m. Buses will operate for grades 10-12 on the typical late-arrival schedule.

Sophomores Begin 2018-19 Course Selection Next Week

Sophomores will begin choosing courses for the 2018-19 school year beginning next week and continuing through Nov. 21. They will have individual meetings with their counselors, which will take place during English classes. This message was emailed to parents and guardians on Tuesday outlining the course selection process for sophomores.

Band Chamber Concert Video Available Online

A video of Monday night’s Band Chamber Concert is available for viewing at the Stevenson Broadcast Network web page at The concert begins at the 5:44 mark.


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Girls Cross Country Team Getting Ready for State

Stevenson’s girls cross country team is preparing to run in its third straight Illinois High School Association state meet on Saturday in Peoria. SHS is among 25 schools to qualify for the Class 3A meet. The Patriots were ranked No. 16 in the final 3A state rankings from This is Stevenson’s fifth state appearance in program history. Coach Maureen LeVanti’s teams were 19th and 13th and 2016 and 2015, respectively. SHS placed 12th and 14th under Hank Andrew in 1996 and 1998, respectively. MileSplit Illinois has a preview of this year’s state meet.


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Parking Guidelines for Third Grading Period

Student parking for the second grading period ends Friday, and parking for the third grading period begins Monday. Students who haven’t picked up their parking sticker should do so before school Monday morning in Lot D. Look for the black pickup truck marked “Security.” Seniors should park in the student parking spaces only in lots D, E, the Strip and the overflow area along Port Clinton Road.

Visiting Artist of the Month to Talk Photography

Visiting Artist of the Month JD Dennison will talk about his unique style of nature photography during presentations for students that will occur in second and third period Friday. He is known for inverting images, reversing light and dark. Mr. Dennison’s presentations will take place at the Visiting Artist Gallery in the West Building. Students who have a free period are invited.

What’s For Lunch Today?

You can see the lunch menus for the month of November by visiting You’ll also see the prices of items in both food courts.


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