“Making the Transition to SHS” Set for April 4
Incoming freshmen and their parents and guardians are invited to “Making the Transition to SHS” from 7-8:30 p.m. Thursday, April 4 in the Recital Hall portion of the Performing Arts Center. The event is sponsored by the Catalyst club and the Stand Strong Coalition.
During the event, students and parents will be separated into different rooms and receive different presentations. Students will hear from a panel of Catalyst students and have a casual, candid question-and-answer discussion about social life at school and on weekends for Stevenson students.
Parents and guardians will hear from a panel that includes SHS Principal Troy Gobble; Dr. Cristina Cortesi, Substance Abuse Prevention Coordinator at Stevenson; Lincolnshire Police Officer Bethany Brown, one of Stevenson’s school resource officers; and Sarah Comm, a SHS alumnae in recovery from addiction.
String Parents “Taco Tuesday” Fundraiser Next Week
The String Parents Association is holding a “Taco Tuesday” fundraiser from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Tuesday at On The Border, 535 N. Lakeview Pkwy., in Vernon Hills. Mention Stevenson when ordering.
No Digest Next Week
Today is the last day of classes until Monday, April 1 due to Spring Break next week. The Daily Digest will return when classes resume.
Thursday’s Varsity Results
Boys Water Polo
Stevenson 12, Conant 8: The visiting Patriots (5-3) rallied in the second half to hand the Cougars (8-1) their first loss of the season. SHS trailed 4-3 at halftime, then took control with a 6-1 run. Seniors Filip Mihajlovic and Nik Ebeling, and sophomore Sammy Maya each scored twice during the rally. After Conant tallied three times in 97 seconds to close within 9-8, Nik and sophomores Dima Kobets and Nathan Mossman scored to seal the victory. Nik and Dima had three goals each. Sophomore David Gorin also recorded a goal. Sophomore goalie Alex Mitchell made seven saves. – Daily Herald, Illpolo.com
Girls Water Polo
Stevenson 16, Evanston 4: The Patriots extended their winning streak to 40 games with the victory in the Patriot Aquatic Center. Senior Lauren Maloney led SHS (8-0) with five goals and classmate Kalista Tapas had four. Senior Eleanor Michaud and sophomore Shreya Sreedhar recorded two scores apiece. – Illpolo.com
Stevenson 18, Waukegan 0: The Patriots (9-0) won their 32nd consecutive match with another dominating performance, capturing every matchup in straight sets. Sophomore Shibani Ram posted a 21-3, 21-3 victory at No. 1 singles, while junior Jenny Yang and sophomore Emily Hu were 21-2, 21-0 winners at No. 1 doubles. Junior Kaitlyn Lu rolled at No. 2 singles (21-2, 21-6), while the No. 2 doubles tandem of sophomores Jyotsna Harikrishna and Benna Li also sailed to victory (21-4, 21-5). Jyotsna was a 21-1, 21-4 winner at No. 3 singles, followed by Emily at No. 4 (21-0, 21-0), Jenny at No. 5 (21-2, 21-1), Benna at No. 6 (21-4, 21-4), junior Megan Wei at No. 7 (21-6, 21-6), sophomore Giuli Nagai at No. 8 (21-4, 21-6), junior Jasmine Zhang at No. 9 (21-3, 21-2), freshman Veronica Liu at No. 10 (21-4, 21-10), senior Riya Gyanmote at No. 11 (21-6, 21-9) and senior Roshini Merneedi at No. 12 (21-6, 21-3). Kaitlyn and Shibani were 21-5, 21-5 winners at No. 3 doubles, followed by Megan and Jasmine at No. 4 (21-11, 21-4), Giuli and Veronica at No. 5 (21-7, 21-7), and Riya and Roshini at No. 6 (21-8, 21-11).
Stevenson 1, Hersey 1: Junior Paige Copeland scored the game-tying goal in the second half for the Patriots (3-0-1) in Arlington Heights. Senior keeper Jenny Staten made seven saves for SHS, which outshot the Huskies, 17-8.
York 8, Stevenson 5
York 12, Stevenson 7 – NFHS Network Replay
Boys Basketball Team Sets Two School Records
The varsity boys basketball team broke two school records during its recently completed season. The Patriots set a new mark for fewest points allowed per game (43.6), breaking the record first set in 2006-07 and matched last season. SHS also established a new standard in free throw percentage, hitting 74.5 percent to break the previous record of 73.9 percent set last year.
This Weekend on NFHS Network
Saturday’s varsity girls soccer game against Nazareth Academy will be streamed live from the Stadium by the NFHS Network. The game begins at 9 a.m. Watch the action on Stevenson’s NFHS Network page.
Graduation Speaker Applications Due by April 1
Seniors interested in being one of the two speakers at their commencement ceremony are invited to apply. All application materials must be returned to the Student Activities Office by 3:45 p.m. Monday, April 1. Click here for the application.
BG Lions Club Seeks Student Performers, Volunteers
Do you perform dance routines or play music that represents a different culture? Looking for a volunteer opportunity before the end of the school year? The Lions Club of BG is having an International Festival from 3-6 p.m. Saturday, April 27 at Twin Groves Middle School to celebrate cultural diversity in the community. The club seeks dancers and musicians who can perform a 3- to 4-minute act that reflects the artistic beauty of a different culture. Volunteers also are need to help on the day of the event. Contact Christine Spaeth at firstname.lastname@example.org or visit lcbg.org if you are interested in performing or volunteering.
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