Wednesday, March 21, 2018

AP Exam Registration Ends Thursday

Registration for Advanced Placement exams ends at 4 p.m. Thursday. Visit our AP web page for more information.

Debater Places Fifth at State Tournament

Junior Josh Zhu placed fifth in the state and was named a member of the all-state team at last weekend’s Illinois High School Association state debate tournament in Springfield. Josh was one of three Patriot debaters to reach the final round in the Congressional Debate competition. He was joined by junior Anubhav Agarwal and senior Bhavana Muppavarapu. Five others from Stevenson’s 10-student contingent broke to the semifinals: juniors Sydney Glickson, Josh Ezrol and Shreya Viswanathan, sophomore Dylan Hu and freshman Ojasvi Saxena.

Interactive Report Card Gets a Makeover

Did you know that parents and guardians can easily track their students’ grades and academic growth through the Interactive Report Card? If you did know about the Interactive Report Card, you may not know that it recently received a much-needed facelift. The newest version of the IRC is more accessible on mobile devices, and its navigation is much easier. You can check out the Interactive Report Card at For those who had the IRC bookmarked, they will need to re-bookmark the URL.

School’s Reputation Draws Company to Buffalo Grove

It’s not unusual for families to move into District 125 in order to send their children to Stevenson. It is unusual, however, for a business to relocate solely because of the high school. The Pioneer Press talked with the president of 5i5j Realty, the new U.S.-based division of a major Chinese real estate company, which moved to Buffalo Grove because of Stevenson.

Live Streaming of Tonight’s Co-Curricular Fair

Tonight’s Co-Curricular Fair for incoming freshman families will be live streamed by the Stevenson Broadcast Network at The fair runs from 6:30-8:30 p.m. in the Field House.


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Tuesday, March 20 Varsity Results

Girls Water Polo

Stevenson 14, Fenwick 5: In the Patriot Aquatic Center, the top-ranked Patriots (6-1) held the third-ranked Friars scoreless for nearly five-and-a-half minutes in the first half en route to their fourth straight victory. Junior goalkeeper Anna Mossakowski made 13 saves for SHS, and never allowed more than two goals in a quarter. After taking a 3-1 lead in the first seven minutes, Stevenson tallied five goals in the second quarter to take a 8-2 halftime lead. Senior Claire Haas scored two of her team-high five goals in the first half. Four Pats registered two goals each: senior Eileen Hoang and juniors Eleanor Michaud, Kalista Tapas and Lauren Maloney. Senior Amelia Eastman also scored.

Girls Badminton

Stevenson 18, Waukegan 0: The Patriots (6-0, 2-0) continued their winning ways on the road, with every match decided in straight sets. Sophomore Esther Shi was a 21-2, 21-4 winner at No. 1 singles. She was followed by freshmen Shibani Ram (21-1, 21-3), Jyotsna Harikrishna (21-3, 21-2) and Emily Hu (21-2, 21-4) at Nos. 2-4, respectively. Other wins in singles came from sophomores Jenny Yang (21-3, 21-1) and Kaitlyn Lu (21-3, 21-3), freshman Benna Li (21-6, 21-0), senior Shirley Cao (21-0, 21-5), sophomore Megan Wei (21-6, 21-4), senior Harini Shanmugasundaram (21-3, 21-7), and juniors Thivya Sivarajah (21-2, 21-9) and Julie Zhu (21-4, 21-5). The winning doubles teams were Emily and Jenny (21-2, 21-0), Jyotsna and Benna (21-3, 21-4), Shibani and Esther (21-10, 21-4), Kaitlyn and Shirley (21-4, 21-3), Harini and Megan (21-8, 21-9) and Julie and Thivya (21-7, 21-8).

Boys Gymnastics

Mundelein 154.2, Stevenson 106.4: In the Sports Center, sophomore Mark Lozovnoy placed fourth in floor exercise (8.1) and senior Danny Less finished fifth in the all-around competition. – Daily Herald

Girls Lacrosse Team Selling Leider’s Gift Certificates

Even though it doesn’t seem like it today, spring is coming. One sign: The girls lacrosse program is selling gift certificates to Leider Greenhouses in Lincolnshire through April 30. Leider’s opens on Friday. See the girls lacrosse web page for an order form and details.

Wrestling Alum Reflects on Busy First Year in NYC

The News-Sun talked with former SHS all-state wrestler Dylan Geick (Class of 2017) about his first year at Columbia University. Geick suffered a torn MCL during the preseason, but was able to compete at 157 pounds during the latter part of the season. In addition to adjusting to college wrestling, he has grappled with life in New York City, juggling a busy schedule, and the surge of fame that arose after last year’s profile by


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Don’t Miss the Boat, Sign Up for the Senior Party

Is it hard to play Jenga while sailing on Lake Michigan? Seniors are going to find out during the Senior Party on Thursday, May 24, the last day of school. The Senior Party is an afternoon cruise on the lake with friends, food and fun. Not only will there be Jenga, but also shuffleboard and an HQ-like trivia game that can have more than 250 participants. Plus, a DJ will be on board as well. Tickets for this end-of-high-school celebration are available for $50. Sign up today online via the Stevenson Superstore. The party is expected to sell out. Bus sign-up information will be announced in April.


Voters OK $136.6M for improvements to Downers Grove high schools

Lake Zurich District 95 voters approve $77.6M bond issue

Mount Prospect District 57 tax increase referendum passes easily

Borrowing plan rejected in Gavin District 37

Fox Lake first-grade teacher receives Golden Apple Award

U46 board considering buying 74 school buses to replace aging fleet

CPS moves to ban politically connected bus company

Student charged with making threat to Oswego middle school

Sandwich District 430 referendum passes

Proposed 1-cent sale-tax hike for Vermillion schools falls short

SIU faculty senate president steps down

Sterling school board considers selling building to agency for $1


Maryland governor praises school resource officer for confronting shooter

Education chief DeVos faces blistering criticism in House hearing

Study: One-third of first-year college students have thought about suicide

UW-Stevens Point proposes eliminating majors in English, history, Spanish

New math, reading standards approved for South Dakota students

Another Colorado school district switches to four-day week

Once-taboo idea of school consolidation gains support in South Carolina

Veterans blast proposed GOP overhaul of Higher Education Act

Deputy suspended for sleeping on duty at site of Florida school shooting


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