Mindfulness Talk for Parents Next Week
Ramaa Krishnan, executive director of Grow Through Mindfulness, will discuss how parents and guardians can bring a sense of calm into their lives during the next Community Parent Network event at 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 6 in Room 2104 of the West Building. Topics addressed will include:
- How mindfulness can help reduce stress despite the demands of a busy world full of distractions.
- Creating a sense of inner calm and carrying it through all parts of life.
- What is means to parent mindfully.
- How mindfulness can help parents navigate their children’s moods and be truly present in their lives.
- Fostering positive behavior in children by modeling mindfulness.
The event is free, but registration is requested. Use this link to register.
It’s Magic: Freshman-Sophomore Play Opens Tonight
The cast and crew for the freshman-sophomore play conducted a dress rehearsal Wednesday evening to prepare for their three-day run that starts tonight. “Puffs, Or: Seven Increasingly Eventful Years at a Certain School of Magic and Magic,” will be performed at 7 p.m. tonight, Friday and Saturday in the Little Theatre portion of the Performing Arts Center. Admission is $6. Tickets are available online.
eSports Teams Open Winter Season 4-3
The eSports club played its first week of matches in the Winter Open 2020, winning four of seven contests. The varsity Counter-Strike: Global Offensive squad beat Ridgewood High School from Ridgewood, N.J., 16-1, and the varsity Overwatch team beat Hobart High School from Hobart, Ind., 3-0. The varsity and junior varsity Rainbow Six Siege units won by forfeit. The JV CS:G0, JV Overwatch and varsity Rocket League lost their matches.
Wednesday’s Varsity Results
Lake Forest 38, Stevenson 33: Seniors RJ Holmes and Matt Kaznikov each scored 10 points for the visiting Patriots (16-4, 7-1), who dropped into a first-place tie with Mundelein for first place in the North Suburban Conference. Lake Forest improved to 13-9 overall and 4-3 in the NSC. – Daily Herald
Mundelein 2,444, Stevenson 2,079: Junior Kelly Radelet led the Patriots with a 481 series at Fairhaven Lanes in Mundelein. Her three games — 153, 168 and 160 — were the three highest of the day for SHS. Two other Pats participated in all three games: Senior Noa Givati rolled a 433 series and junior Yumin Kim contributed a 395. Three others shot a pair of games: freshman Anna Reyes (261), junior Reilly Sullivan (259) and junior Esther Lee (250).
Boys Ice Hockey
Glenbrook North 3, Stevenson 1: Sophomore Rafael Biedron scored the Patriot goal at the Northbrook Sports Center, assisted by senior Josh Wright. Senior goalie Jeremy Riback made 25 saves for Stevenson, which closes out the regular-season Scholastic Hockey League schedule at home tonight against Glenbrook South.
The varsity Patriettes will be making their eighth consecutive IHSA Class 3A state finals appearance on Friday in Bloomington. Stevenson has qualified for state in each of the eight years competitive dance has been an IHSA-sanctioned sport. SHS has finished no lower than fourth in Class 3A, placing second last year, third in 2018 and winning the championship in 2017. This year, the Patriettes head downstate having earned the second-highest sectional score (96.65) of all state qualifiers, behind only Minooka (97.67). Stevenson performs in the preliminary round at 5:37 p.m. Friday. The top 12 teams in Class 3A advance to the finals on Saturday. Visit the Patriettes web page for pep bus and ticket information. … Also heading to the IHSA state finals is the varsity boys bowling team, which has qualified for the fourth time in the last six seasons. Stevenson is one of 24 teams that will compete in O’Fallon, near St. Louis, and is the only squad without a senior on its roster. The Patriots’ sectional pinfall count of 6,184 was 12th among all state qualifiers. The first round begins at 9 a.m. Friday, with the top 12 teams advancing to Saturday’s finals. … Stevenson will host the North Suburban Conference girls gymnastics championships tonight in the Field House. The action starts at 6:30. … The varsity and junior varsity girls bowling teams will compete in the North Suburban Conference tournament Friday at Bertrand Lanes in Waukegan.