Tuesday, March 16, 2021

Webinar Tonight: 2020-21 Second Semester Patriot Hybrid Learning Plan Updates
As a reminder, we will be holding a Zoom webinar at 7 p.m. tonight, March 16 for students and families to provide an update on our plans to transition to full-day in-person learning beginning on April 5.
We hope you can join us to review this exciting information which was also was emailed to Patriot families today.

Athletic Event Ticketing
Due to the Illinois Department of Health All Sports Policy, there is a 20%-capacity limit on all outdoor sports competitions and there are a limited number of tickets available to the public.
In order to secure your tickets, please visit STEVENSON TICKETING as soon as possible and order tickets for the competitions you plan to attendWe kindly ask that you do not order tickets for games that you cannot attend. To order tickets:

  1. Create an account
  2. Click on the date of the game.
  3. Order tickets (a maximum of four tickets are allowed per order).
  4. Download tickets and present them at the gate via paper or mobile device.
  5. Self-certify before you attend that you are COVID symptom-free by completing this Health Screening App.

Spectators attending home competitions must adhere to all CDC, IDPH, and LCHD guidelines. Masks and social distancing are required at all times. We look forward to welcoming fans in the stands including at the first home football game of the season on Friday, March 19, at 5 p.m.!

Testing and Schedule Update
The PSAT/SAT/ACT webpage has been updated to reflect a decision by the state to cancel the PSAT 10 on Tuesday, April 13 and the PSAT 8/9 on Wednesday, April 14. This decision is outlined on the Illinois State Board of Education website.
Juniors will still take the SAT (no writing/essay) in-person on April 13. More details will be emailed to students and parents as the date draws near. Please email shs_testing@d125.org with any questions or concerns.
On Tuesday, April 13 freshmen, sophomores and seniors will attend classes remotely following the regular bell schedule and ILC tutoring will be available during regular hours.


Dinner and a Show to Help Entrepreneurs in Developing Countries
Make it dinner and a show on Friday night and help raise money for loans for entrepreneurs in developing countries!
The virtual Kiva Club S-Factor Singing Competition begins at 7 p.m. on Friday and tickets can be purchased online. To round out the evening, Kiva Club has organized a fundraiser at Boston Market in Buffalo Grove from 5-8 p.m. Please mention the club when ordering or use “Fundraiser” as the promo code for online orders. All proceeds will go towards loans for entrepreneurs in economically developing countries.

Operation Snowball Registration Deadline on Friday
Operation Snowball is hosting a one-day, in-person event on Friday, April 9 at Camp Duncan and all students are welcome to attend! This is a great opportunity to meet new people and develop leadership skills.
Please note that space is extremely limited. Registration, which requires a signed permission slip and several documents, is being accepted online on the School Store webpage with a deadline of Friday, March 19. Please see the registration page and the Operation Snowball webpage for additional information. Pictured are Snowball participants from a previous year.


Sports Boosters Hosting Fundraiser
Support the Stevenson Sports Boosters when you eat at Portillo’s in Vernon Hills, located at 221 Townline Road, on Thursday, March 18 from 5-8 p.m.
Show this flyer and 20% of the proceeds benefit athletic programs at Stevenson.


Plans for Return to In-Person Learning for Local High Schools
Stevenson joins other area high schools planning for a return to in-person learning. District 214 is planning a return along with other local schools that aim to grow their in-person attendance in the coming months.

Restoration of In-Person Learning Planned for Area Universities
Local universities including DePaul and Marquette are planning to resume in-person learning in the fall and predict they will be able to offer a closer-to-normal experience for students with residence halls reopening and the resumption of student activities.

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