Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2020

Advanced Placement Exam Registration
Students taking Advanced Placement courses must register to take AP exams.

The deadline to register without incurring a late fee is Oct. 26, 2020 for full-year and first semester courses, and March 2 for second-semester only courses. Registration closes on March 2 for all courses and this is a firm deadline.

The cost is $95 for each exam and a minimum deposit of $40 per exam is required. Please review detailed directions for registration prior to these deadlines.

Let’s Talk About Your Future Tonight
Stevenson students will not be given homework tonight to provide time to discuss future plans and to explore courses available at Stevenson.

Please reference the 2021-22 Coursebook mailed home and the information outlined on the Coursebook page including an interactive game, option to enter a raffle and online links to the Coursebook.

Fall Musical
Even during a pandemic, the Patriot Theatre Company is embracing the adage “the show must go on.” This fall, the Stevenson Fine Arts Department is producing two online shows including this weekend’s fall musical OLIVÉRio. This virtual event is free to attend but 
tickets must be reserved in advance.


Varsity Results for Tuesday, Oct. 20
Girls Tennis
On day three of the IHSA Sectional Girls Tennis tournament, the Patriot girls tennis team rallied their way to a third-place finish in the sectional championship. With an overall team score of 18, the Patriots finished only four points behind the second-place team Libertyville, and Lake Forest claimed the top spot. The No. 1 doubles team, sophomore Sonia Mehta and junior Thea Surya, were the fourth-seeded team and placed fourth overall, putting up a tough fight against Libertyville (5-7, 1-6). Despite the season taking place during unprecedented times, the girls prevailed while staying focused and motivated to finish the season on a high note.


Lake County Health Officials Recommend Virtual Learning as COVID-19 Cases Increase
Yesterday, the Lake County Health Department announced a recommendation that public and private schools transition to remote learning due to a substantial increase in community transmission of COVID-19 in Lake County in the last seven days.

Changing Educational Delivery Models Play Havoc with Individualized Education Programs 
Educators in some states face increased paperwork to reflect changing learning formats for students with Individual Education Programs as a result of COVID-19.

University of Michigan Undergraduates Required to Shelter-In-Place for 2 Weeks
Due to an increase in students who have contracted COVID-19, U of M announced that students living on campus or in nearby off-campus housing are required to stay in place except for medical appointments and other essential activities defined by the university.

High School Winter Sports Topic of Upcoming IHSA Meeting
The Illinois High School Association announced it will hold a special board meeting on Oct. 28 to discuss details for the high school winter sports season. The organization expects a response from the Illinois Department of Public Health with final winter sports recommendations by Oct. 26.

University of Illinois Cancels Spring Break and Delays Spring Semester
Citing health and safety concerns, The University of Illinois at Urbana-Campaign announced that spring classes will begin later, and students attending in-person classes will be required to return early for on-campus COVID-19 testing. In addition to U of I, other Illinois universities also announced a revised spring schedule.









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