Thursday, May 6, 2021

Step Back in Time With the Baroque Ensemble
Join us tomorrow, May 7 at 6 p.m. for a virtual Vimeo concert from the Baroque Ensemble featuring works by Corelli, Bach and Vivaldi. Learn more from the performance program and check out a preview of the event!

Attention Students! End of the Year Details
Patriots, we made it! With the end of the semester in sight, here is some important information you’ll need to know as we finish out the 2020-21 school year:
Materials Return
Remote students will return their materials during the week of May 24. More specific details to follow.
Athletic and Activity Buses
There will be a 4:30 p.m., 5:30 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. bus available everyday through May.
Hours for Tutoring During Finals
All tutoring for the week of May 24 will be offered both in-person and through Zoom. The hours for ILC/ELC tutoring for the last week of school are:

  • Monday May 24 – Open 7:00-8:00 a.m. / Closed 8:00-9:00 a.m. / Open 9:00 a.m-5:30 p.m.
  • Tuesday May 25 – Open 7:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. / Closed 12:00-1:00 p.m. / Open 1:00-5:30 p.m.
  • Wednesday May 26 – 7:00 a.m.-5:30 p.m.
  • Thursday May 27 – 7:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

Check the ILC/ELC Tutoring Canvas pages for the exact availability of specific tutors.
Finals Week Workout Opportunities
The Cardio Fitness Center, Sports Center and Weight Room will be open during all finals periods. Students who attend school in person are to report to Cardio Fitness Center, Sports Center or Weight Room during their scheduled PE class.
Additionally, teacher-led workouts will be available for students each period via Zoom during finals. Make-up opportunities will be available both in-person and via Zoom.
Food Services
There will be a limited lunch menu available in the West Cafeteria on Monday and Tuesday, May 24 and 25. On Wednesday and Thursday, May 26 and 27, breakfast will be available in the West Cafeteria until 12:00 p.m. Jazzman’s will be open in the west building until 2 p.m. on Monday and Tuesday and until 1 p.m. on Wednesday and Thursday. Jazzman’s will be open in the east building until 12:00 p.m. Monday-Thursday.

Final Call for Prom(ish) Tickets!
Seniors! Tomorrow, May 7, is the final day to purchase tickets for Prom(ish). Come walk the red carpet, dine at a plated sit-down dinner at tables of four, and have fun photo experiences, including the traditional photo from VIP. There will be several rotations throughout the evening, each lasting 1 hour and 45 minutes. Tickets cost $40/person and will be available through the Stevenson Store.
Learn more about the Prom(ish) theme, Secret Garden: Lock in Memories, as well as details on ticketing and time slots from the Senior Prom Booklet.

STUDENT ANNOUNCEMENTS

Student Services Offering Support
Considering the current highly negative state of the pandemic in India, Student Services would like to offer support to those who may be impacted by this crisis. On Friday, May 7, room 6105 will be available during all lunch periods for anyone who wants to come by and talk to a member of Student Services or other students about their experiences. Please reach out to a member of your SST with any questions.

PATRIOT SPORTS NEWS

Stevenson Honors Spring Student Athletes
Stevenson Athletics would like to congratulate the Spring Awards recipients!
Scholar Athlete
David Gorin (Boys Water Polo), Varsha Vinod (Field Hockey), Christopher Xie (Boys Soccer), Nicole Kieffer (Field Hockey), Ella Wicklund (Girls Volleyball)
Big Gun
Segi Odongo (Boys Soccer), Emerson Kouri (Girls Volleyball), Daniel Orgler (Football), Rebekah Jin (Field Hockey), Jeremy Millman (Allied Rec Sports)
NSC Sportsmanship
Emerson Kouri (Girls Volleyball), Tristan Moskovic (Football), Adam Hamad (Boys Soccer), Lili Sorenson (Field Hockey)
Outstanding Student Athletic Trainer
Aleksandra Ilic

Athletic Results for May 5
Boys Tennis
It was a good night on the courts as the Patriots (10-0, 2-0) defeated Lake Zurich, 7-0 in NSC Tennis action. They travel to Buffalo Grove High School on Saturday for an invite.
Singles:

  • No. 1 – Thomas Gong def. Ohri Ajay, 6-1 , 6-0
  • No. 2 – Nicholas Stec def. Lucas McMahon, 6-0 , 6-0
  • No. 3 – Sam Cohan def. Adam Kransberger, 6-0 , 6-1

Doubles:

  • No. 1 – Daniel Tulchinskiy/Payton Adkisson def. Alex Gorney/Trevor Tognetti, 6-0 , 6-0
  • No. 2 – Ervin Perkowski/Gabe Visotsky def. Ethan Charo/Justin Charo, 6-0 , 6-0
  • No. 3 – Daniel Jaworski/Kevin Fei def. Rohan Vuppala/Sopan Vuppala, 6-0 , 6-0
  • No. 4 – Michael Kim/James Kim def. Kellen Valancius/Elvis Chin, 6-0 , 6-0

Boys Gymnastics
Stevenson finished seventh in the I.H.S.A. Sectional, hosted by Palatine High School, with a score of 115.60. No Patriot gymnasts finished in the top five in an event to automatically qualify for next weekend’s I.H.S.A. State Finals, but at-large advancers will be announced on the IHSA Website no later than 10 a.m. on Monday, May 10.

Girls Lacrosse
Girls Lacrosse lost on the road at Lake Forest, 15-7. The team had a great push in the second half, controlling the ball for most of the half and going on a 6-0 run in the last 15 minutes. Teagan Hendricks tallied one goal, one assist, five controls off the draw and caused three turnovers. Lili Sorenson had two goals (assisted by Teagan Hendricks and Mackenzie Laughlin), three assists and six draw controls. Michelle Cabrera also scored four goals. The Patriots host Conant in a non-conference game on Saturday in the Stevenson Stadium at 12 p.m.

Boys Volleyball
Boys volleyball team fell in three sets to Warren High School in their NSC opener, 10-25, 25-21, 25-23. Samuel Nuudel led Stevenson with eight kills and five total blocks. Daniel Nuudel provided 19 assists and seven digs. The 5-1 Patriots welcome Lake Forest to the Shire Friday night for their second NSC match and will challenge Vernon Hills, Niles West and Palatine High Schools this weekend in a quad tournament hosted by Vernon Hills.

Boys Lacrosse
The Patriots lost their NSC home opener against Lake Forest. Junior Ryan Hynes scored, unassisted, and Senior Owen Hancock scored on an assist from Junior Colin Livesay. Next up, the Patriots will take on top-ranked Loyola Academy in the stadium on Friday night at 6:30 p.m.

EDUCATION NEWS

While Online Learning Isn’t For Everyone, For Some Students It Provides Needed Support
Online learning works best when students, families and school communities have chosen it to meet their needs. More specifically, e-learning can help fill the gaps in education, such as virtual tutoring groups that meet despite the student’s location.

Some Universities to Freeze Tuition to Attract Student Enrollment
Over the past two weeks, several universities have announced they will freeze tuition for the upcoming academic year, at least for their undergraduate students. They join dozens of other institutions – both public and private – that have already decided not to increase their tuition and fee charges, as they bid to attract new and returning students to enroll in the fall.

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