Oct. 7, 2019 Varsity Results
Stevenson at IHSA Class 3A Zion-Benton Regional: The Patriots came in second (317) out of eight teams at Shepherd’s Crook Golf Course in Zion and are one of three teams advancing in the state series along with Lake Forest (311) and Libertyville (319). Junior Nick Udoni led the Pats with a 76 followed by classmates Bradley Park (79) and Conan Pan (80); along with seniors Jake Surane (82), Ethan Lee (84) and Jake Schabes. IHSA
Girls Cross Country
Stevenson outpaced Waukegan at the Vernon Hills Athletic Complex with the Patriots claiming the top seventh places. Caimin Xi finished first with a time of 20:28.19. Michelle Yu was second (20.:47.15), Alivia Alton came in third (21:08.77), Alexa Collins was fourth (21:22.31), Lia Novak claimed fifth (21:35.94), Shreevarsha Shreekumar finished sixth (21:57.99) and Natalie Dugaesescu claimed seventh (22:19.85).
Boys Cross Country
Stevenson (15) vs Waukegan and Stevenson (16) vs Vernon Hills (47) at the Vernon Hills Athletic Complex. The Patriots claimed the top seventeen spots against Waukegan and the top eight honors against Vernon Hills. In both contests, Anthony Rodriquez placed first (15:50.99) Corey Pacernick finished second (15:51.35) Tarun Kalyanasundarum was third (17:03.82) and Cameron Sprague was fourth (17:29.62)
Stevenson lost in two sets at Crystal Lake Central (22-25, 13-25). Amanda Holsen led the team with six kills and one solo block, with Emma Potocki and Lily Cozzi both recording four kills. Lily also contributed 13 digs. Grace Tully set 59-60 and recorded six digs
Girls Field Hockey
Host Loyola Academy outscored the Pats 2-0. Olivia Holsen made 13 saves or the visiting Patriots.
Two fundraisers are scheduled today:
- The boys baseball team is having a fundraiser at Chipotle in Lincolnshire from 5-9 p.m. Mention the team when ordering and a portion of your sale will go to the team
- The Patriettes are holding a fundraiser at the Lincolnshire Noodles & Company from 4-8 p.m. and a portion of the sale of anyone who mentions the fundraiser will go to the team.
ILLINOIS EDUCATION NEWS
Winnetka School District 36 set to approve new attendance boundaries. In an effort to correct an imbalance in attendance between the district’s three elementary schools, a redistricting plan is set to be approved.
Illinois lawmakers consider banning flavored vaping products. The connection between underage vaping and flavored vaping products is being examined by state lawmakers.
NATIONAL EDUCATION NEWS
A recommendation to parents from Sesame Street researchers. According to a recent survey, the majority of parents don’t talk to their kids about race, gender or other social identity categories. Sesame Workshop cites conversation is key to building your child’s sense of identity and respect for the identity of others.
New California law changes the use of suspensions. Elementary and middle school students in California who demonstrate “willful defiance” will still face consequences but can no longer be suspended.
Changes in ACT exam announced. Beginning in September, students will be able to retake a specific section of the ACT rather than the entire test.