Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2018

Winter Dance Tickets On Sale

Tickets for the Winter Dance Concert are on sale through the Online Superstore. The concert will be held at 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Nov. 30-Dec. 1, in the Performing Arts Center. Tickets are $6, and can be purchased through the Online Superstore. Online ticket sales end at 8 a.m. Friday, Nov. 29. The concert will feature dancing and choreography by students from the Mélange and Repertory dance companies, and the Concert Dance class. Click here to see the list of student choreographers.

State Equity Group Meeting at SHS Today

Students who are part of Fostering Intercultural Respect and Empowerment, or FIRE, will participate today in a panel discussion with members of the Illinois Coalition of Educational Equity Leaders. Stevenson is serving as host for the coalition’s fall meeting, which opened with a greeting from Principal Troy Gobble. The meeting also was scheduled to include a panel discussion with Oak Park and River Forest High School leaders about the recent “America to Me” series that focused on race relations at the school. Three people from SHS are members of the coalition: Director of Student Learning Programs Dr. Marla Susman Israel, Director of Student Services Sarah Bowen, and Parent Engagement Coordinator Mara Grujanac.

Operation Snowball Fundraiser Thursday

Operation Snowball is holding a fundraiser from 4-8 p.m. Thursday at Portillo’s, 221 E. Townline Rd., in Vernon Hills. Show this flyer and 20 percent of the proceeds will benefit Operation Snowball.


Click here for today’s athletic schedule

Tuesday’s Varsity Results

Boys Bowling

Libertyville 3,196, Stevenson 2,941: Sophomore Nicholas Sternes turned in a season-high 663 series for the Patriots (2-1, 0-1) in their conference opener at Lakeside Recreation Center in Mundelein. His high game of the day was a 236. Classmate Ryan Lerman rolled the best individual game for SHS, a 255, en route to a 557 series. Joey Gluck, also a sophomore, had a 606 series that included a high game of 235. The other Pat who broke the 200-pin barrier was sophomore Benjamin Ries, who had a 233 and finished with a 588 series. Senior Kerry Mueller contributed a 527 series, which included a 195 game.

Five Named to All-NSC Football Team

Five Patriots have been named to the North Suburban Conference Football Team. Senior inside linebackers Maema Njongmeta and Michael D’Angelo, senior offensive lineman Ivan Gleyzer, senior quarterback Cole Okmin and junior running back JeanMarc Etienne earned all-conference honors. Outside linebacker Danny Hynes and wide receiver Ryan McElhinny, both seniors, received honorable mention.

VIP Taking Winter Sports Team Photos

Visual Image Photography will be taking winter sports team photos Friday, and next week on Monday and Tuesday. Parents and guardians can see photo ordering options and prepay at Stevenson’s page on the VIP website. Also, Patriettes candids will be taken Saturday. They’ll be posted for viewing and purchase about a week after at this link.


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Interested in Becoming a Freshman Mentor?

Current sophomores and juniors interested in mentoring with the Freshman Mentor Program are invited to an informational meeting during each half lunch period (4A, 4B, 5A, 5B, 6A, 6B) Monday in the Recital Hall.

Retired SHS Art Teacher to Discuss Painting

Come see the current Visiting Artist of the Month, Joan Ackerman-Zimny, talk about her work and her career during the free ARTalk at 7 p.m. Thursday at the Visiting Artist Gallery. Ms. Ackerman-Zimny is a retired Stevenson art teacher whose expressive abstract paintings reflect her interest in art, psychology and philosophy.


Cultural Cuisine Club will be making Thai food from 3:30-5:30 today in Room 1406. All are welcome.


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