Parenting Essentials When Your Child Turns 18
Parents and guardians of seniors going off to college in the fall may not realize that things they take for granted at Stevenson, such as access to grades and health information, aren’t automatically available once their child turns 18.
Find out what you need to do to get access during the Community Parent Network presentation, “Key Ways to Stay Connected When Your Kids Are Legal Adults,” from 7-8 p.m. Wednesday in Room 2104 of the West Building. The program is open to parents and guardians of 11th– and 12th-grade students. Admission is free, but those planning to attend are asked to register through this link.
Representatives of the Shire Law Group will present information parents need to know when their child turns 18, including: gaining access to health and education records, insurance for students studying abroad, and power of attorney.
The Community Parent Network is a parent volunteer committee of the Stevenson Foundation. For more information, contact Mara Grujanac at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Spanish Students Excel on National Exams
Several Spanish students from SHS earned national recognition for excellent performance on the 2018 National Spanish Examinations. Senior Karaj Singh received a silver medal and senior Yu Meng Zhao qualified for a bronze medal on the exams, sponsored by the American Association of Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese. Four other students received honorable mention. More than 150,000 students around the country took the exams this year.
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Wednesday, May 2 Varsity Results
Stevenson d. Lake Zurich, 25-17, 22-25, 25-12: The host Patriots (20-6, 4-1) rallied from an early deficit in the third set to reach the 20-victory mark for the third time in the past four seasons. Leo Chen led SHS with 10 kills and added two aces. Matt Cliffer had nine kills, seven block assists and a solo block. Gavin Meng added eight kills, while Justin Ross contributed six block assists and 14 digs. Stevenson’s setters were 68-of-69 with 31 assists, led by Will Sorenson (45-of 46, 22 assists), Haddon Kay (15-of-15, four assists) and Thomas Finn (7-of-7, four assists). Alex Bian served two aces and made six digs for Stevenson, which celebrates Senior Night tonight against Grant. – Daily Herald | Watch Video ($)
Girls Water Polo
Stevenson 14, Naperville North 7: Anna Mossakowski made 13 saves as the host Patriots extended their winning streak to 24 games. SHS (26-1) was in control from the beginning, scoring the first seven goals of the game and building a 11-2 lead after three quarters. Claire Haas led top-ranked SHS with five goals, while Eleanor Michaud added four. Lauren Maloney scored twice, and Amelia Eastman, Kalista Tapas and Eileen Hoang added one goal apiece.
Boys Volleyball Matches Online Today
Today’s varsity and junior varsity boys volleyball matches against Grant in the Sports Center will be streamed live by the Stevenson Broadcast Network. The JV match starts at 5 p.m., followed by the varsity at 6 o’clock. Tonight’s varsity match will include Senior Night festivities. Both matches can be viewed online at www.d125.org/sbn (subscription required).
Qualley Commits to Grinnell Basketball
Senior Jackson Qualley has committed to play basketball at Grinnell College, according to the SHS boys basketball team’s Twitter feed. Jackson earned all-North Suburban Conference honors this year, and finished his career in the Patriot program’s all-time top 30 scoring leaders. He joins a program renowned for its high-scoring offense. The Pioneers averaged 111 points per game in 2017-18 while compiling a 13-8 record.
Volleyball Alum in NCAA Semifinals Tonight
2017 graduate Grant Maleski and the UCLA men’s volleyball team will play in the NCAA tournament semifinals tonight against Brigham Young. The match begins at 9:30 p.m. Central Time. UCLA, the No. 3 seed, advanced to the semifinals with a four-set win over Harvard on Tuesday. BYU is the No. 2 seed. A live stream of the match will be available at www.ncaa.com.
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Commitment Day Breakfast Video
Seniors: Did you attend the Commitment Day Breakfast on Tuesday? Check out this video from the event. You might be in the video!
Girls Water Polo Team Holding Frosty Friday
The girls water polo team is having another Frosty Friday fundraiser in the Wood and Glass Commons on Friday after sixth period. Chocolate and vanilla Frostys will be available for $2.
Senior Class Board will have its last meeting today after school in the College Career Center. All members are invited to attend and have a piece of graduation cake!
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