Alum Stepping Down From Federal Post
A Stevenson alumnus who played a major role in significant enforcement actions against Silicon Valley companies and leaders, is leaving her post today. Jina Choi (Class of 1987) has led the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission’s San Francisco office since 2013, and has been with the agency for 16 years. The highest-profile case Choi led was one of her last, the $40 million settlement with Tesla Inc. and its chief executive officer, Elon Musk.
Band Concerts Set for Monday, Tuesday
The Stevenson band program will hold concerts at 7 p.m. Monday and Tuesday in the Performing Arts Center. The Concert, Symphonic and Advanced Symphonic Bands will perform Monday, and the Freshman and Honor Bands will perform Tuesday. Admission is free to both concerts.
Parents Invited to Help With Next PPA Bake Sale
The next Patriot Parent Association Bake Sale is coming up on Wednesday. The PPA is looking for adult volunteers to provide store-bought or homemade treats, and to work the bake sale. Click here to sign up.
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Thursday’s Varsity Results
Boys Ice Hockey
Barrington 3, Stevenson 2: Seniors Seth Cohen and Billy Kopka scored for the host Patriots at Twin Rinks Ice Pavilion. Sophomore Liam Jones and senior Adam Offenbach each had an assist. Junior goalie Jeremy Riback made 17 saves for SHS, which outshot the Broncos, 33-20.
Libertyville 2,955, Stevenson 2,812: Sophomore Ryan Lerman led the Patriots (3-4, 0-4) with a 622 series at Lakeside Lanes in Mundelein. He rolled a high game of 217. Classmate Nicholas Sternes had the best game of the match, a 248, en route to a 603 series. Fellow sophomores Joey Gluck and Benjamin Ries contributed 593 and 582 series, respectively, with Benjamin recording a 240 game.
All-Area Honors for Football Players
Senior linebacker Maema Njongmeta and junior running back JeanMarc Etienne have been named to the Lake County All-Area Football Teams of the Daily Herald and News-Sun. Maema, who recently committed to the University of Wisconsin, made 134 tackles, including 24 for loss. He had 11 sacks. JeanMarc ran for 1,000 yards and nine touchdowns, and added 24 receptions for 179 yards. Also making the Daily Herald All-Area Team was senior offensive lineman Ivan Gleyzer, who was an honorable mention selection by the News-Sun. Senior linebacker Michael D’Angelo earned honorable mention from both newspapers. Six others were Daily Herald honorable mention choices: senior linebacker Danny Hynes, senior fullback Jon Kull, senior wide receiver Ryan McElhinny, senior quarterback Cole Okmin, senior linebacker David Pentek, senior defensive lineman Nathan Tobler and junior running back-safety Jordan Vincent.
Football Alum Preps for Big Ten Championship Game
Football alumnus Cameron Green (Class of 2015) will play in the biggest game of his collegiate career Saturday when Northwestern takes on Ohio State in the eighth annual Big Ten Championship Game in Indianapolis. The game will be televised starting at 7 p.m. by Fox. Green spoke with the media on Tuesday about his squad being a heavy underdog against the sixth-ranked Buckeyes. The junior has been an integral part of the Wildcat offense this season, catching 46 passes for 411 yards and three touchdowns during the regular season. He earned All-Big Ten honorable mention earlier this week.
Baseball Fundraiser Tuesday
The Patriot baseball team will hold a fundraiser at Real Urban Barbecue in Vernon Hills from 4-8 p.m. Tuesday. Money raised will help pay for the varsity’s annual spring training trip.
Girls Basketball Games Online Tonight
Tonight’s varsity and junior varsity girls basketball games against Lake Forest will be streamed live from the Sports Center on the NFHS Network. The JV game begins at 5:30, followed by the varsity at 7. Click here to watch.
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Winter Play Audition Information Online
Students who want to be part of the winter theatrical production, “She Kills Monsters,” can see audition and crew information packets at d125.org/audition. The audition workshop will be held Monday, Dec. 10, with auditions on Tuesday, Dec. 11. “She Kills Monsters” is a “serio-comic romp” into the world of 1990s fantasy role-playing games. The play will be performed March 8-9.
ILLINOIS EDUCATION HEADLINES
Diamond Lake District 76 to keep Fairhaven building for year
Maple Park school closes after teacher killed in crash
Northwestern student found dead on campus from suicide
District 211 teachers union states case to community
Consultant backs out of Lincoln-Way North consolidation study
Defending state champion basketball team put on probation
UI chancellor convenes first meeting of “Chief” panel
SIU’s broadcasting arm buys three public TV stations
Survivor of Chicago school fire recalls horrifying ordeal
NATIONAL EDUCATION HEADLINES
Are civics lessons a constitutional right? Students sue for them
Professor “fires” Michigan State, alleges retaliation
Teaching sex education in the #MeToo era
Indiana schools’ online programs attract attention and scrutiny
New absenteeism measures are “wake-up call” for California
Online learning provider Udacity lays off one-fourth of its staff
The parent group no one wants to join
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