Wednesday, Nov. 24, 2021

Science Bowl Team Brings “A-Game;” Takes Second Place In Invitational

The Science Bowl Team hosted an invitational with Libertyville and Fremd High Schools earlier this month. Going into the single elimination tournament, Stevenson’s “A-Team” grabbed the top seed out of eight teams and wound up finishing in second place. The team included: Krish Chatterjee, Austin Golinkin, Rishi Gupta, Karthik Ramanathan, and captain Deepak Salian. The next big competition for the team will be regionals in February.

Statesman Students Bring Home Multiple Awards From National Media Contest

Earlier this month, Statesman students participated in the virtual Fall 2021 JEA/NSPA National High School Journalism Convention, and three received special recognition.

Senior Sophia Ismail received a Superior in Graphic Design: Advertising. Senior Bayaramaa Bat-erdene received a Superior in Commentary Writing and senior Humza Qazi received an honorable mention in Review Writing.

In all, 405 students competed in photo, broadcast, graphic design, literary magazine, design and writing contests. There were 197 winning students, comprising 37 superior, 70 excellent and 90 honorable mention awards.

At the Glenbrooks National Speech and Debate tournament last weekend, eight varsity debaters from Stevenson progressed to the semifinal round from an initial field of 325 debaters from around the country. The students are: Natalie Garayeva, Lindsey Wang, Aditi Ambravan, Mia Korsunsky, Vageesh Ramaswamy, Vivian Zhu, Pranav Atluri and Jesenia Parthasarathy. These debaters each earned one qualifying bid to the year-end Tournament of Champions.

Stevenson Welcomes Visiting Artist Sebastian Sparenga

For the next month-and-a-half, Stevenson will be exhibiting the work of Sebastian Sparenga as part of the Visiting Artist program sponsored by the Fine Arts Division.

Sebastian is a Chicago-based photographer who specializes in taking photos of chemical reactions through a microscope, a technique known as photomicrography. Sebastian’s photography will be exhibited in the Vistina Artist Gallery now through Jan. 10, 2022.

Student Announcements

Happy Thanksgiving!

Stevenson wishes all students, faculty, staff and families a very Happy Thanksgiving on Thursday! May you enjoy the break from school and quality time with those you love!

Don’t Forget: When School Resumes…Activity Period On Monday

Don’t forget that when you return to school on Monday, there will be an activity period for clubs. Please click here for the schedule. Please note there will be no group guidance during this time. Also, second-period student congress representatives should go to the West Faculty Dining Room for their monthly student congress session with Principal Gobble.

Patriot Sports News

Boys Basketball Tipping Off Season At Palatine Tournament

Stevenson is busy over Thanksgiving, participating in the Ed Molitor Thanksgiving Classic, hosted by Palatine High School. The Patriots opened the season Tuesday against Cary-Grove and got a 64-49 victory. The Patriots were led by senior guard Evan Porto, who poured in 23 points. Jaden Evans added 21 points. Stevenson will next face Hersey at 5 p.m. tonight and will take on the home team, Palatine, at 4:15 p.m. on Friday.

Wrestling Team Hosting Quad Tonight In Sportscenter

Stevenson will host a Quad meet at 4 p.m tonight in the Sportscenter. The Patriots will grapple with a variety of opponents including Deerfield, Jacobs and Prospect.

Rivalry Night For Boys Hockey Is Tonight Against St. Viator at Twin Rinks

Stevenson’s 13-4 boys hockey team will be back on the ice at 7:35 p.m. tonight at Twin Rinks against St Viator. This is “Rivalry Night” and Stevenson and St. Viator will be competing for the right to bring home the STV Cup this season.

Athletic Results

Girls Basketball: Stevenson fell to Loyola on Monday night 56-50 to move to 3-1 on the season. Emory Klatt led the way with 23 points and Ava Bardic chipped in 13 points. The Patriots will continue play at 5 p.m. tonight at New Trier against Phillips to finish out their Thanksgiving tournament.

Education News

White House To Invest $1.5 Billion To Attract More Doctors To Underserved Communities

The Biden administration on Monday announced $1.5 billion in funding to help eliminate the shortage of doctors and nurses in underserved communities by providing scholarships and repaying the student loans of providers who work in medically needy areas.

NFL Sends Education Video On Taunting To 32 Teams

The NFL has sent a training video focusing on taunting, and created for teaching purposes. In a memo from football operations chief Troy Vincent to the 32 teams and obtained by The Associated Press, the video reviews actions that are appropriate celebrations and are encouraged. It also spotlights video examples of disrespectful acts toward the opposition and/or the bench area of the opponent.

The Week Ahead

The Week Ahead

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

Nov. 24: Early Dismissal

Nov. 25: Thanksgiving Day! No School!

Nov. 26: Non-Attendance Day

Nov. 29: Activity Period

Nov. 30: Give-A-Thon Collection Day

Nov. 30: PPA Meeting

Dec. 1: Give-A-Thon Delivery Day

Dec. 1: Winter Artfest

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