Monday, Sept. 20, 2021

Get Ready For The ’20s…The 1920s!

It was the age of Gatsby, of pinstripe suits, feather boas, short skirts and bob hairdos. The 1920s was a dramatic period of social and political change as well as economic prosperity and carefree living in the United States. That era will come to life during Homecoming Week and at Stevenson’s 2021 Homecoming Dance. As a reminder, please check this off your to-do list and get your Homecoming Dance tickets at the early bird price when tickets go on sale today. Full-priced tickets go on sale Sept. 27. There will be no tickets available at the door.

Student Announcements

Computer Science Club Has New Location For Meetings

The Computer Science Club will meet at 3:45 p.m. today. Please be aware that there is a new location for meetings: the 8100 hallway and connected classrooms in the new addition.

Eat For A Good Cause Today At Culver’s

The Stevenson Hockey program is holding a fundraiser at the Lincolnshire Culver’s to support the Stevenson Foundation. Today for orders inside the restaurant, at the drive-thru or for carry-out, Culver’s will donate 25 percent of all group sales to the Stevenson Foundation. Don’t forget to mention the fundraiser when you order. The Lincolnshire Culver’s is located at 405 Milwaukee Avenue.

Patriot Sports News

Athletic Results

Football: The Patriots picked up a 27-0 win at home over Mundelein, a team that came into the game with a 2-1 mark. Jordan Skolmar ran the ball 8 times for 84 yards and 1 touchdown to lead the Patriots’ offense. He also caught 3 passes for 23 yards and 1 touchdown. Quarterback Matt Projansky completed 11 passes for 166 yards and the touchdown to Skolmar. His long completion was 43 yards. Projansky completed passes to eight different receivers. Aidan Larsen also scored a touchdown for Stevenson. Click here to read more in the Daily Herald.

Girls Tennis: Stevenson defeated Warren 7-0 on Friday night to remain unbeaten (8-0) on the season and in the North Suburban Conference (3-0). Every match was won by the Patriots in straight sets: No. 1 singles Sarah Wang 6-0, 6-0; No. 2 singles Abby Ma 6-0, 6-0; No. 3 singles Anna Trush 6-1, 6-1; No. 1 doubles Ainka Hou and Sonia Mehta 6-0, 6-0; No. 2 doubles Kate Herlihy and Ashley Adkisson 6-0, 6-2; No. 3 doubles Angela Ran and Ashley Yan 6-2, 6-4 and No. 4 doubles Sabrina Xue and Sophia Lagen 6-2, 6-1.

Girls Tennis At Prospect: Stevenson won the seven-flight Prospect Invite by collecting five bracket titles and amassing 40 points to runner-up Glenbrook North’s 25. Sophomore Sarah Wang defeated Glenbrook North freshman Katelyn Wu in the championship match at No. 1 singles. Freshman Abby Ma edged Glenbrook North sophomore Rina Matsunaga 6-3, 0-6, 10-6 (super tiebreaker) for the No. 2 singles title. Stevenson junior Anna Trush lost only nine games over three matches to emerge victorious at No. 3 singles. Doubles winners were Sonia Mehta and Ainika at No. 1, Sophia Shlyakhta and Kate Herlihy at No. 2 and Sabrina Xue and Sophia Lagen at No. 4. Click here to read more in the Daily Herald.

Girls Golf: Stevenson’s team, St. Charles North’s Catie Nekola and Glenbrook South’s Effie Perakis took top honors Saturday at the Stevenson girls golf invite, played at The Arboretum in Buffalo Grove. The Patriots shot 340 as a team, 5 strokes better than Glenbrook South. Jessica Velent led Stevenson with an 80. Amrita Johar had an 83 for the Patriots, while Rylie Pryor shot an 87 and Abby Froyshteter a 90. Click here to read more in the Daily Herald.

Boys Golf: The Stevenson boys golf team finished seventh in the 22-team Wheeling Invitational. Senior Eli Goldes led the Patriots, finishing in 12th-place with a 76.

Girls Cross County: In a field packed with the top runners in the state, Stevenson’s girls cross country team capitalized on the opportunity to run at the IHSA state course in the Richard Spring Invitational at Detweiler Park in Peoria. Adeline Gobble finished in 67th place among 436 runners with a time of 18:46.3. Nanoko Seki finished with a time of 20:12.8, Shannon Moser was close behind at 21:37.8, followed by Sophia Taguirov (21:54.9) and Madeline Lee (22:39.0). Click here for complete results on

Boys Ice Hockey: Stevenson defeated St. Viator 3-2 in its first Scholastic Hockey League game of the season. This was the first game of a three-game series against St. Viator with the winner taking home the STV cup. This first win came in dramatic fashion as junior Dylan Jette scored the game-winning goal late in the third period. After falling behind 2-0 to start the game, Stevenson rallied, first with a goal from junior Ethan O’Gradney. Junior Will Harlow tied the game at 2-2 in the second period. Junior Max Poretto added two assists. The Patriots return to the ice on Wednesday night at Barrington.

Education News

In Conjunction With Constitution Day, Survey Reveals Americans’ Civics Knowledge

The survey results show how Americans view the First Amendment and the rights of Jan. 6 insurrectionists at the U.S. Capitol.

Las Vegas schools face referee shortage due to COVID-19 concerns and bad sportsmanship

Many high school sports games around the country have been cancelled because of COVID-19 cases, but that’s not the only thing that could put players on the sideline this season. There is a nationwide referee shortage.

The Week Ahead

The Week Ahead

Mark your calendars for these events and see the Stevenson Calendar for details on these and future programs.

Sept. 20-Oct. 2: Move-A-Thon

Sept. 20: ISA Testing For Seniors

Sept. 20: Board of Education Meeting

Sept. 21: ISA Testing for Seniors

Sept. 21: Fall Choir Concert

Sept. 23: Orchestra Concert

Sept. 23-26: Fall Play: A Midsummer Night’s Dream

Sept. 27: Start Of Homecoming Week

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