Monday, Oct. 7, 2019
FAFSA Completion Night Workshop on Oct. 17
The College Career Center will hold its annual FAFSA Completion Night from 4-7 p.m, in the East Resource Learning Center. Thursday, Oct. 17th. FAFSA is the Free Application for Federal Student Aid. Families interested in attending are asked to make an appointment prior to Oct. 17 by calling Margaret Kamman at 847-415-4517.
Representatives from the Illinois Student Assistance Commission, who are trained in the specific details of the FAFSA, will be at Stevenson that night to answer questions and help families complete the process.
Families are encouraged to create their Federal Student Aid identification numbers prior to the appointment and to begin the FAFSA. A separate FSA ID is required for a parent and for the student. Families can use the following links to get started: Create a Federal Student Aid ID | Steps on Filling Out a FAFSA Form
Thirty-Five Student Musicians Qualify for All-District Music Festivals
Stevenson High School’s Music department had 35 students qualify for the highly competitive Illinois Music Education Association All-District Music Festivals. Students in the ILMEA Senior Festival which includes band, choir and orchestra will represent Stevenson at the District 7 Festival on Saturday, Nov. 9 at Grayslake North High School, culminating in a public concert at 3:00 p.m. that afternoon. Students selected for the Jazz Band will participate at the Jazz Festival on Saturday, Nov. 23 at Lake Zurich High School. There will be several staggered concert performances that afternoon.
Patriot selections for Senior Band include seniors Abigail Li and Phyllis Wang; juniors Emily Kim, Yumin Kim, Aden Krakman, Jun Ha Paik and Adina Shaikh; and sophomores Brandon Li, Advik Natesch and Rosie Wang. In addition, two band members were selected for Senior Orchestra: Andrew Zhuang on clarinet and Allen Beckwith on bassoon.
The Senior Choir selectees include seniors Vincent DeGuzman, Nitya Kavuluri, Samhita Madduru, Saumya Molhorta, Brett Richardson, Ethan Shaw and Kayla Watanabe; and sophomores, Mahitha Chaturvedula, Sankirtana Ravichandran and Stella Tapia López.Senior Jazz Band selections include senior Jonathan Raymond (I), junior Jason Lee (II) and freshman Adam Hunt (III.)
For Senior Orchestra, seniors, Radha Patel, and Erin Yuan were selected along with juniors Seohyun (Bella) Kim, Katie Park, Haoming Song, Maristella Yim; sophomores Eileen Kang, Andrew Liu and Linda Wang and freshman Ruth Kim.
All-State announcements will be made in early December.
Additional Awards for the WIT
Two additional awards were announced In the Columbia Scholastic Press Association Gold Circle Awards. Two students who were published in the 2019 WIT were recognized for their individual talents. The Gold circle awards specifically recognize exceptional work from individuals in a school’s publication. Bekka Goldstein’s “Trapped” Computer Art won for “best single illustration: Computer Generated” and Natalie Wess won for her untitled photograph in the “best single artistic photograph” category.
Oct. 4-6, 2019 Varsity Results
Boys Ice Hockey
Stevenson: 3, St. Viator: 6 at Twin Rinks Ice Pavilion in Buffalo Grove. Dylan Jette scored in the first period with assists by Jacob Weinstein and Rafael Biedron. Andrew Slivka (assists by Brett Stokes and Josh Wright) and Josh Wright (assists by Andrew Chambers and Brett Stokes) added to the scoreboard in the second period. Both Jeremy Riback and Ben Newmark served as goalies with Jeremey recording nine saves and Ben recording 10.
Boys Cross Country
Stevenson at Lockport Invitational: In the varsity contest, the Patriots placed sixth out of 18 teams at Dellwood Park in Lockport with senior Corey Pacernick placing fourth (16:08.2) Six other Patriots finished in the top half of the 160 Locktoberfest Invitational entries including senior Cameron Sprague (56th 17:37.1), junior Wesley Park (58th 17:38.3), junior Tarun Kalyanasundarum (60th 17:38.7), senior Cameron Coffey (61st (17:39.2) and sophomore Tyler Roberts (78th 17:58.7). In the Open race for all runners, junior Willem Jo posted 18:39.8 for a 29th-place finish, senior Mark Lozovnoy clocked 18:49.5 for 35th place and senior Jordan Pine had a 36th-place finish with 18.50.4
Stevenson hosted Varsity Invitational: at Brunswick Zone in Vernon Hills other teams included Lake Forest and Round Lake.
Stevenson:35, vs Mundelein 14. Host Patriots defeated Mundelein in a North Suburban contest. The Pats are 3-3 overall and 3-1 in conference. Daily Herald
Stevenson 2, New Trier 7 at the Vernon Hills Athletic Complex. In singles, freshman Ainika Hou was victorious at the No. 2 singles contest (2-6, 7-5, 10-4) and senior Athena Kolli and sophomore Alaina Kolli won the No. 1 doubles match (6-2, 6-4.)
Girls Field Hockey
Stevenson 0, Lake Forest Academy 2. Stevenson traveled to Lake Forest where they fell to the Caxys. Goalkeeper, senior Oliva Holsen recorded 11 saves.
An information meeting for boys baseball will be held on Friday, Oct. 11 from 7:45-8:15 a.m. in the West Staff Dining Room (Room 1204)
Alumnus Aidan O’Connell, Class of 2017 made his debut as quarterback for Purdue in the fourth quarter of Saturday’s game against Penn State.
KIVA 5K Color Run is Open to the Community. Parents, students and community members are invited to register to run in a 5K Color Run On Oct. 27 organized by the Stevenson KIVA Club. This service club will make a loan to an entrepreneur in a third-world country for every runner in their upcoming Laps for Loans race and each participant will get an update regarding who their loan went to. Early bird registration for $25 will end Oct. 12!
In each of the last two years, Stevenson has had a Golden Apple Scholar. Could you be next? This award is a teacher preparation and scholarship program for those who are willing to work in Illinois schools-of-need. Recipients receive up to $23,000 in tuition assistance. The application deadline is April 3, 2020. Use this link for registration.
ILLINOIS EDUCATION NEWS
High School Student Athletes are Warned About Vaping Risks by Sports Administrators. The Illinois High School Association recently shared a message to member schools share risks of vaping.
NATIONAL EDUCATION NEWS
New York City’s Advanced Placement for All Initiative. New York City is seeing increases in the number of students taking AP classes several years after a program to increase participation in Advanced Placement classes began.
Speech and Harassment Code at the University of Michigan are Challenged. The Department of Justice has intervened in a lawsuit related to the university’s harassment, bullying and bias policies.
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