Club Members Present Business Ideas at MHub
Three student teams from the new MIT Launch Club participated earlier this month in the LaunchX Midwest Regional Demo Day at MHub in Chicago. The students made pitches to a panel of seven professionals about the businesses they had developed since the start of the school year that focus on environmental sustainability.
One of the team’s received an award for best prototype for its EcoSade app, which allows farmers to share environment-friendly farming methods. The students behind the app are juniors Dhruvaa Shroff, Emily Wang, Shreya Karpoor and Aishu Sanchula. Their app is scheduled to be available on Google Play and iTunes.
Another team’s idea was an incinerator that would be installed into the basements of suburban homes, and by burning trash, convert heat into electricity to power the house. The team consisted of freshmen Rushil Vora, Krushank Bayyapu and Kaushik Jegath, and sophomores Micah Lukose and Aryan Narang. A third team, comprising sophomores Srinu Rayudu, Rishika Chikoti, Krish Shah, Nikhila Paleati and Advait Deoskar, developed a water desalinator.
After Today, No School Until April 2
Students do not have classes Friday, nor do they have classes next week, which is Spring Break. Classes will resume Monday, April 2. The Digest will be published Friday, but not during Spring Break.
Choral Guild Fundraiser on Friday
The Choral Guild is holding a fundraiser at Roti Modern Mediterranean, 1240 E. Route 45, in Vernon Hills from 4-8 p.m. Friday.
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Wednesday, March 21 Varsity Results
Stevenson 11, Lakes-Antioch 9: Seniors Austin Masters and Caleb Benoit-DiMaria each scored four goals and dished out two assists to lead the Patriots in their season opener on the road. Junior Cole Okmin and senior Colin Bowler both recorded a goal and two assists. Senior Ryan Walsh had a goal and an assist, and classmate Caden Colvig contributed an assist. Senior goalie Jacob Guria made 10 saves.
Wauconda 3, Stevenson 0: The Patriots dropped to 2-1 after being shut out in the Stadium. Senior goalkeeper Zoey Friedman made six saves. – Daily Herald
Carmel 12, Stevenson 0: The Patriots were held to one hit in their season-opener on the road. – Daily Herald
SHS Faces Familiar Foe for State Hockey Title
Stevenson squares off with Scholastic Hockey League rival Loyola Gold for the state championship at 3 p.m. Saturday in the United Center. Ticket sales at SHS end at the conclusion of the third lunch period today (1:41 p.m.). See this article for ticket ordering details. The top-ranked Ramblers won the SHL title but the Patriots, ranked No. 3 in Illinois, won the last meeting between the two teams on Jan. 28. The game will be shown live on NBC Sports Chicago. The Daily Herald has a preview.
March Madness: Right Where Brunson Belongs
So many articles have been written about Jalen Brunson that we could easily produce a Daily Jalen Digest. Instead, we have to be selective. One of the better Brunson pieces of recent vintage was this Deadspin article that included comments from his mother, Sandra, his sister, Erica, and his coach at Stevenson, Pat Ambrose. The 2015 graduate and his Villanova basketball teammates face West Virginia in the Sweet 16 at 6:27 p.m. Friday. The game will be televised on TBS.
Sign-Ups Open for Cheerleading, Patriettes Tryouts
Tryouts for the 2018-19 cheerleading and Patriettes teams will take place April 16-18 in the Wood Commons. Freshmen will have tryouts from 3:30-6 p.m. each day, while sophomores, juniors and seniors will try out from 6-9 p.m. Interested students must follow these steps to sign up for tryouts.
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AP Pre-Administration Sessions After Break
Students taking an Advanced Placement exam in May are required to attend one pre-administration session the week of April 2-6 to complete demographic information. Students should allow approximately 15 minutes for each exam they are taking to complete the information. See this article for details.
Share Your Spring Break Images
If you’re going somewhere for Spring Break, wear something that says Stevenson on it and take a photo of yourself to share with the school community. Tag us using #shareSHS on Instagram or Twitter, or email us at shareSHS@d125.org. Show your Patriot pride wherever you’re going.
ILLINOIS EDUCATION HEADLINES
UI official says Rauner’s pension-shift plan would cost it $200M a year
East Aurora elementary school teacher charged with sex abuse
Ex-Peoria teacher charged in alleged sexual relationship with student
Chicago program study points to success of early intervention programs
Crystal Lake-based District 155 laying off eight due to enrollment decline
Crystal Lake District 47 superintendent receives five-year contract
District 57 referendum passage will give jobs back to assistant principals
U of Chicago, non-tenure-track faculty union reach agreement on deal
Loyola Chicago silences comedian Burress after off-color joke
Teachers fighting to keep journalism education alive in Chicago
Alton teachers, students hold informational picket before board meeting
Streator Elementary staffers speak out about negotiations process
Amboy schools bond referendum fails
Charleston student receives key to the city for community “presence”
NATIONAL EDUCATION HEADLINES
Student bullying down significantly since 2007, report says
Is high school student speech protected on social media?
Why some of America’s teachers haven’t been getting raises
What we know about school shooters and the scars they leave
California history teacher fired for insulting military in class
Some Massachusetts districts consider Saturdays to make up for snow
Las Vegas-area schools harness solar power, but some want more
Crate & Barrel launching new product line developed by Philly students
It’s easier to get into Harvard than this Charleston magnet school
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