Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2018

Late Arrival Schedule on Thursday

Stevenson will operate on a late arrival schedule Thursday to allow for staff development activities in the morning. Classes will begin at 10:30 a.m., and buses will begin their routes at 9:20.

Alumnus Named to Pritzker Transition Team

Stevenson alumnus Dr. Kevin Rubenstein (Class of 1995) has been named to Gov.-elect JB Pritzker’s transition team. Rubenstein was announced Tuesday as a member of the Educational Success Committee, which will provide advice and guidance for the incoming Pritzker administration. He is president of the Illinois Alliance of Administrators of Special Education, and is the director of student services, technology and assessment for Lake Bluff Elementary School District 65. Rubenstein worked in Lincolnshire Prairie View District 103, Lake Zurich District 95 and Deerfield District 109 before joining Lake Bluff in 2013.

Educators From 10 States at SHS Today

About 150 people from 10 states are on campus today for the monthly Site Visit for Educators program. Representatives from Walla Walla High School in Walla Walla, Wash., made the longest trek to Lincolnshire. Other groups coming a great length include those from Avon Grove High School in West Grove, Pa., McClure Middle School in Kennesaw, Ga., and Morrilton High School in Morrilton, Ark. Other non-Illinois institutions visiting SHS are Cherry Creek High School in Greenwood Village, Colo., Dixie Heights High School in Edgewood, Ky., and George Rogers Clark High School in Winchester, Ky., Northeast Community School District in Goose Lake, Iowa, Sparta Middle School in Sparta, Mich., and North High School in Sheboygan, Wis., and Oregon High School in Oregon, Wis. Also on hand are representatives from the following Illinois schools: Deerfield High School and Deerfield Public Schools, Thornton Township High School in Harvey, and ACE Amandla Charter High School in Chicago.

Guitar Concert Streaming Live Tonight

Anyone unable to attend tonight’s guitar concert can watch it live online, thanks to the Stevenson Broadcast Network. The livestream starts at 7 p.m. from the West Auditorium. Click here to watch.

Consortium Dance Concert Thursday Morning

Students from some of Stevenson’s sender schools will perform during the Consortium Dance Concert at 9 a.m. Thursday in the Performing Arts Center. Admission is free.


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Tuesday’s Varsity Results

Girls Basketball

Stevenson 58, Warren 32: Junior Avery King scored 17 of her game-high 22 points in the first quarter as the visiting Patriots (6-0) blew out the Blue Devils (1-5) in the North Suburban Conference opener for both teams. Avery sank three 3-pointers in the opening quarter, which ended with SHS leading 24-6. Her final five points came in the second quarter, as the Pats took a 39-12 lead into halftime. Sophomore Nikki Ware nailed a pair of 3-pointers and finished with 12 points, and freshman Simone Sawyer added a trey and recorded 10 points. Stevenson hit nine 3-pointers and forced Warren into numerous turnovers with its full-court press. The Patriots will have their home opener against Lake Forest at 7 p.m. Friday. – NFHS Network Replay | Daily Herald

Boys Bowling

Lake Zurich 2,967, Stevenson 2,836: At the Brunswick Zone in Deer Park, the Patriots (3-3, 0-3) stayed close to the Bears, who finished seventh in the state last season. Lake Zurich won the first game by 24 pins and the second by 109, with SHS claiming the third by two. Sophomores Nicholas Sternes and Joey Gluck led Stevenson by rolling 623 and 608 series, respectively. They had the only Patriot games above 200. Nicholas shot a 233 while Joey had a 213. Sophomores Ryan Lerman (574) and Benjamin Ries (546) were the other bowlers to compete in all three games.

Ambrose Goes After Win No. 400 Tonight

Boys basketball coach Pat Ambrose looks to add another milestone to his extraordinary career tonight when the Patriots play host to Crystal Lake Central at 7 o’clock in the Sports Center. Already the winningest basketball coach in school history, Ambrose is looking for his 400th career victory. He is in his 20th season at Stevenson, achieving a record of 399-161 and no losing campaigns. Ambrose has recorded almost as many wins as the six other coaches in school annals (417). Only two Lake County boys basketball coaches have more victories than Ambrose: Don Kloth (528 wins in 25 years at Zion-Benton) and Chuck Ramsey (403 wins in 19 years at Warren). For those unable to attend tonight’s game, it will be streamed live by the Stevenson Broadcast Network through the NFHS Network. The sophomore game, which tips off at 5:30, also will be streamed live. Click here to watch the action.


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Melange, Repertory Dance Auditions Next Week

Do you love to dance and make dances? Come out for the Mélange and Repertory dance companies on Wednesday and Thursday, Dec. 5-6, from 3:30-6 p.m. each day in Room 2010. Please bring a 1-minute solo of your own movement to perform and be ready to learn new movement from the teachers. Questions? See Mrs Rothwell or email her at


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