Oct. 8, 2019 Varsity Results
Stevenson won in two sets at Waukegan (25-14, 25-11) Amanda Holsen led the team with 13 kills, hitting .688 for the night. Emma Potocki and Lily Cozzi both recorded 5 kills each. The team racked up a total of nine aces by six players including Amanda, Abby Keevins and Emerson Kouri who scored two aces each. Grace Tully set 39-39 and Emerson and Abby had five digs each.
Kiva Club is organizing a Laps for Loans 5K Color Run on Oct. 27 at the Vernon Hills Athletic Complex and Saturday is the deadline for early-bird registration. This event is open to students, families and members of the community. Anyone interested in attending is also encouraged to follow their Facebook event page. All proceeds will go towards Kiva, a non-profit organization that loans money to low-income entrepreneurs.
ILLINOIS EDUCATION NEWS
District 214 adds lacrosse for the 2021-21 school year. District administrators saw a need for lacrosse approved plans to begin programs for boys and girls beginning next year.
NATIONAL EDUCATION NEWS
School Safety and Mental Health Services Grant Awards Announced. On Tuesday, the U.S. Department of Education announced $71.6 million in federal funding to improve school safety and student access to mental health resources.
Increase in schools no longer requiring SAT and ACT scores. One in four institutions no longer require SAT and ACT test scores for admission, with some schools making the submission of these scores optional. In the last year, 41 schools have stopped requiring these scores.