Friday, Nov. 3, 2017

Seniors, Frosh Leading Second-Place Math Team

Stevenson’s mathematics team stands in second place in the competitive North Suburban Math League after its second round of action Wednesday.

Stevenson was one of 12 host sites, and welcomed four schools to campus. Naperville North won the site competition with a score of 328, and stands atop the league with 665 points. SHS was second at its site (320) and is second overall (662). Also competing were Fremd (275), the University of Chicago Lab School (258) and Palatine (168).

Stevenson was the only team among 58 schools whose seniors posted a perfect score on Wednesday. Albert Cao, Andrew Luo and Josh Yoon answered all five questions correctly for 25 points apiece, as did one of the team alternates, Andrew Hwang. SHS also was perfect at the senior level in the first league meet, and stands alone in the NSML with 150 points, 11 ahead of its nearest competitor.

The freshman squad also earned the maximum score of 75, as did ninth-graders from four other schools. Stevenson’s perfect scorers were Gyeongwon (James) Kim, Brandon Lu, Ram Potham and Praneet Rathi. SHS has the maximum 150 points after two rounds, and is tied with two other schools for top honors.

Stevenson was second at the sophomore level for its site, second in orals, and fourth in the junior division. After two rounds, the sophomores are tied for second in the league, orals are third, and the juniors are tied for sixth.

Other perfect papers came from sophomores Eric Gan, Richard Liu, Emily Lu and Josh Tsai.

ARTalks Series Continues Thursday With Voytek

The Stevenson Foundation’s ARTalks series continues next week with “Date with a Poem: The Art of Voytek.” Professional artist Voytek Glinkowski will discuss his work and his life in an hour-long presentation that starts at 7 p.m. Thursday at the Visiting Artist Gallery in the West Building. Park in lot B and use the “point” entrance for easiest access to the gallery.

Glinkowski, who goes professionally by his first name, has been a professional artist for 30 years. Since earning a master’s degree in painting and graphic design in Poland, he has worked as a fine art painter and printmaker, and his work has appeared in more than 50 galleries in the United States, Great Britain, Germany and Poland. He also has been an art teacher for the past 12 years, serving as the art director for Signature of Art in Glencoe. Visit this link to see samples of his work.

Samples of his work will be on display in the Visiting Artist Gallery beginning Monday and running through Dec. 22.

Band Parents Fundraiser at Superdawg  

The Band Parent Organization is holding a fundraiser at both Chicago-area Superdawg locations beginning Saturday and continuing through Friday, Nov. 10. Purchase a meal at the Wheeling location (333 S. Milwaukee Ave.) or at the Chicago location (6363 N. Milwaukee Ave.), and a portion of the sale will benefit the Stevenson band program. You must present this flyer when ordering.


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Return of Top Passer, Runner Fuels Football Optimism

Although its 2017 season just ended, the SHS football team already is looking ahead to next year. The Patriots, who were 6-4 this fall, will endure the loss of several key senior players. But there is talent coming back, too, led by junior quarterback Cole Okmin and sophomore running back Jean-Marc Etienne. Both of them spoke about this year and next with Jakub Rudnik from Pioneer Press.

State Golf Champ in Running for Athlete of the Month

State golf champion Jackson Bussell is one of three nominees for the Chicago Tribune Lake Shore Athlete of the Month for November. You can vote for him at this link. Voting ends next Thursday.


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Last Chance to Place Graduation Cap, Gown Orders

The final opportunity for graduation cap and gown orders is Monday during the lunch periods outside the Student Activities Office.

Senior Yearbook Portrait Deadline Extended

The deadline for seniors to have their yearbook portraits taken has been extended to Dec. 8. To make an appointment with Visual Image Photography, visit this link.

Patriot Nation, Got News?

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Yearbook Club is seeking new members! If you love writing, photography or design, this is the club for you. The club will meet after school today in Room 2712. Please come for fun, friends and snacks!


Students planning to try out for a winter sport must register online before they will be allowed to practice. Use this link to register and to access required forms. If you have questions, contact Stevenson Athletics at or 847-415-4225.


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