Spanish Students Excel on National Exams
Several Spanish students from SHS earned national recognition for excellent performance on the 2020 National Spanish Examinations. Senior Michael Zaslavskiy received a gold medal, senior Carson Ezell and recent graduate Irina Stamm each earned a silver medal, and senior Su-Hyun Lee qualified for a bronze medal on the exams. Two other students received honorable mention. More than 81,000 students around the country took the exams this year, which are sponsored by the American Association of Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese.
Building Resilience During a Pandemic with Dr. Doug Bolton
On Tuesday, Sept. 22 from 7 -8:30 p.m., clinical psychologist Dr. Doug Bolton will address the unique challenges the COVID-19 pandemic presents for parents and the opportunity parents have to teach and model resilience. The strategies he will share can be used to effectively manage stress now and in the future. Registration is required to attend this free event which is sponsored by the Community Parent Network, a program of the Stevenson Foundation.
The Daily Digest Returns
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Weekend Varsity Results
Emily Duan led all golfers with a 74 as Stevenson captured the Patriot Invite Title on Saturday at the Arboretum in Buffalo Grove. Stevenson posted a team total of 314, with Barrington coming in second at 329, Lake Forest (347), followed by Lake Zurich (399). Duan, a junior, has led the Patriots to a 8-1 record this season, 5-1 in the NSC. Other scores for the varsity golfers: Freshman Chelsea She (77), Freshman Megan Lee (79), Sophomore Allie Santos (84), Senior Briana Fidman (85), Freshman Rylie Pryor (93) and Sophomore Jessica Velent (97). The Patriots will host Barrington on their home course, Marriott’s Cranes Landing, on Wednesday.
Girls Swimming and Diving
The Patriots defeated Libertyville 122-64 on Thursday, Sept. 17 to remain undefeated in the North Suburban Conference at 3-0. Stevenson was led by senior Alex Eastmond, who recorded a 2:08.97 on her way to placing first in the 200 yard IM. She was also part of the winning 200 free relay (1:42.91), joined by sophomore Anya Ryaguzova, junior Claudia Rzeznik, and senior Jessica Nyborg. Nyborg also had a big swim in the medley relay, posting a 30.64 in the breaststroke. Freshman Hanah Wienckowski won the 200-yard freestyle with a 2:00.70, while freshman Delany Umbleby swam a season-best 5:33.29 in the 500-yard freestyle. Stevenson also finished 1-2 in the diving competition as junior Nora Kowalski posted a 6-dive score of 223.55 and junior Shreeya Sinha followed with a 201.15. The Patriots host Waukegan on Saturday, Sept. 26 at the Stevenson Natatorium. Varsity will swim at 11 a.m. and the meet will be streamed on NFHS Network for no charge.