Thursday, Sept. 2, 2021

Want College Scholarship Money? Start Applying!

Attention Seniors: Many colleges offer unique scholarship opportunities to students preparing for college each year and the Stevenson College Career Center already has a few to share. Check out these options, and if you’re interested, please start working on your applications. Applications are due to the College Career Center by Sept. 24. For more detailed information about each scholarship and links to the application forms, Click here!

Indiana University: The Wells Scholarship is one of the most prestigious and selective undergraduate awards offered by any American university. Stevenson is allowed to nominate two students from the Class of 2022.

University of Virginia: The Jefferson Scholars Foundation awards full scholarships to students who have demonstrated uncommon academic ability, exceptional leadership and a commitment to the community at large. Stevenson may nominate one student for this prestigious scholarship.

Davidson College: The John M. Belk Scholarship recognizes students of demonstrated intellectual and personal achievement, significant leadership ability, curiosity, integrity, global awareness and potential. Up to eight Belk Scholars are selected in every entering class.

University of Toronto: The Lester B. Pearson International Scholarships at the University of Toronto provides recipients full funding for four years of tuition, books and living costs. Stevenson may nominate one student.

Student Announcements

Football Fans: Beach Day On Friday!

Get out your sunglasses, floppy hats and Hawaiian shirts! The theme for the student section for the football game at New Trier on Friday night is a “Beach Out.” Kickoff for the JV game is 4:45 p.m. with the varsity game to follow at 7 p.m. The address for the field is: New Trier High School Northfield Campus, 7 Happ Road, Northfield. Admission at the gate is $5 for adults and $2 for students.

Dance, Dance, Dance The Afternoon Away

If you like to dance and want to learn more about how to choreograph dance, check out the first meeting of Stevenson’s Choreography Club, which will be held tomorrow from 3:30-4:30 p.m. in 2112 A&B Dance Studio. There are no auditions and all are welcome to learn routines from others or to teach your own. By the way, Choreography Club is a great stress-reliever, too! Check out the club flyer for more information.

Patriot Sports News

Athletic Results

Boys Soccer: The Patriots found the back of goal in both halves Wednesday to ease past Spear Academy, 4-1. The Patriots scored two goals in the first half on a shot by Christian Yen (assisted by Adam Hamad) and a second shot by Chris Konieczny (assisted by Bhargav Devsbhktuni). Spear Academy responded in the second half with a goal of its own, but the Patriots were not done. Filip Janda added two more goals, both assisted by Maksym Derhachov. The Patriots return to play this afternoon at 4:15 p.m. against Glenbard West High School at Glenbrook South High School.

Girls Tennis: The 5-0 Patriots defeated Highland Park 5-2 in an early season test. Sarah Wang (No. 1 singles), Abby Ma (No. 2) and Sophia Shlyakthta (No. 3) netted wins. In doubles, victories came from the No. 1 team of Sonai Mehta and Ainika Hou and the No. 3 team of Kate Herlihy/Ashley Adkisson. There’s no rest for the Patriots as they travel to Barrington today for a nonconference dual meet.

Girls Volleyball: Stevenson dropped a nonconference match to Hersey in the Sports Center, 21-25, 19-25. Lilli Wangard led the team in assists with 9 and Bayarmaa Bat-erdene and Mija Jegers had 9 and 8 digs, respectively. The 2-5 Patriots will compete in the Fremd Invitational this weekend.

Girls Field Hockey: The Patriots fought hard against Lake Forest but ended up losing 6-0. The Stevenson defense held the Scouts in check throughout three quarters of the game. Marissa Dicker had 7 saves in the first 3 quarters of the game, and Johanna Jakobson had 2 saves in the 4th quarter. The team will travel to Deerfield next Wednesday.

Education News

Illinois schools will grant mental health days starting in 2022

Students in Illinois schools will be able to take up to five excused mental or behavioral health days beginning in January. Students who take mental health days will not be required to provide schools with a doctor’s note and will be able to make up any work they miss.

Thousands more former ITT Tech students to get loan relief

The U.S. Department of Education will forgive the debt of 100,000 borrowers who attended the now-defunct institution, but left before graduating. ITT had campuses in Arlington Heights, Oak Brook, Orland Park and Springfield.

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. 6: Labor Day – Nonattendance Day
Sept. 7: Nonattendance Day

Sept. 8: PPA Meeting

Sept. 8: Sports Booster Meeting

Sept. 8: PPA Bake Sale

Sept. 8: Honors Senior Solo Recital

Sept. 9: Late Arrival

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