Senior Rachel Fischmar Wins S-Factor Competition
Senior Rachel Fischmar won the Kiva Club’s S-Factor student singing competition Friday night in the Performing Arts Center. She received $100 as first prize. Sophomore Ashwini Narayanan was second ($75), and freshman Arjun Nair ($50) placed third. Seniors Nate and Roya Lippe served as emcees. The event was a fundraiser for Kiva, which provides loans to entrepreneurs in developing countries.
Alumnus Giving Talk on “Eating to Succeed”
The foods we eat impact more than our waistline. They also affect our behavior, our moods and much more. Stevenson alumnus Alex Stoller (Class of 2010) will offer parents some food for thought during “Eating to Succeed,” the next session in Stevenson’s Parent Engagement Series, at 7 p.m. Wednesday in the West Auditorium. Admission is free. A students-only session will take place from 5:45-6:30.
Science Olympiad Team Dominates Crystal Lake Event
Stevenson dominated Saturday’s Crystal Lake Central Science Olympiad Invitational, winning 14 of 23 events and capturing two of the top three places in the final standings. The competition featured schools from Illinois, Indiana and Wisconsin. The Patriot Green team took top honors and the Patriot Gold squad was third; a team from Madison, Wis. placed second. Seniors Josh Tsai and Anna Wang, and junior Emily Liu all took part in three winning events. Here were the SHS winners:
- Boomilever – Junior Hannah Liu and Emily Liu
- Circuit Lab – Junior Richard Bi and Josh Tsai
- Designer Genes – Senior Radha Patel and junior Krishna Patel
- Detector Building – Junior Sneha Mohan and Krishna Patel
- Dynamic Planet – Freshman Trisha Mondal and Anna Wang
- Forensics – Senior Shannon Kang and freshman Eleana Liu
- Fossils – Anna Wang and Emily Liu
- GeoLogic Mapping – Junior Jared Machtinger and Anna Wang
- Machines – Junior Phyllis Wang and Josh Tsai
- Ornithology – Emily Liu and Sneha Mohan
- Protein Modeling – Senior Eric Gan, Radha Patel and Shannon Kang
- Sounds of Music – Senior Erin Yuan and Josh Tsai
- Water Quality – Sophomore Kelly Mao and freshman Iris Li
- Write It Do It – Senior Roy Zhou and Trisha Mondal
On Saturday, Stevenson travels to Ohio for the 26th annual Solon High School Science Olympiad Invitational, featuring several of the nation’s top-ranked teams.
PPA Bake Sale Help Needed
The Patriot Parent Association is looking for parents and guardians to provide baked goods and to serve as volunteers for its next bake sale on Wednesday. Click here for details and to sign up.
Patriot Girls Face Crucial Clash in Libertyville
Stevenson’s varsity girls basketball team plays a crucial North Suburban Conference road contest tonight at Libertyville. The Wildcats (18-4) enter tonight’s game with a 14-game winning streak, and currently lead the league with an 8-1 record. Coach Ashley Graham and her Patriots (20-6), who have won eight games in a row, are 6-3 in the NSC. The game will be live streamed on the NFHS Network, starting at 7 o’clock.
Stevenson Athletics is sponsoring a pep bus for students who want to watch the varsity Patriettes perform at the Illinois High School Association competitive dance state finals Friday in Bloomington. Visit the Patriettes web page for details. Stevenson will perform at 5:27 p.m. … The wrestling team and Students Helping Soldiers are teaming up for “Headlocks for Heroes,” a military appreciation night at the Patriots’ home meet Wednesday against Warren in the Sports Center. The freshman and junior varsity matches start at 5:30 p.m., followed by the varsity at approximately 6:45. … Stevenson’s two recent charity basketball games provided a financial boost to two organizations. The boys basketball fundraiser for SmashSMARD on Jan. 10 collected $1,992 on campus, and another $2,100 in donations were made online the day of the game. Last Friday’s Think Pink/Kay Yow Night raised $1,100, which will go to the Kay Yow Cancer Fund. … Tickets for Saturday’s NSC junior varsity wrestling championships can be purchased online, or by downloading the GoFan app. Tickets are $5 for adults, $3 for students, and $1 for senior citizens.