Tuesday, March 1, 2022

Mr. SHS Contest Crowns Senior Phil Edat Big Winner!

The annual Mr. SHS Contest, held for more than 30 years, entertained a live audience on Friday night in the Performing Arts Center before crowning Phil Edat the winner.

Andrew Kim was named the runner-up for Mr. SHS while Raghav Khosla won Mr. Congeniality. Kim was also the runner-up for Mr. Congeniality.

Mr. SHS is an exciting event where 12 seniors compete for the coveted Mr. SHS title, crown, and prom tickets. The contestants competed in three distinct categories: Formal Wear, Talent, and a Q&A. After each round, the audience and an esteemed panel of faculty judges voted, and then the final scores were tallied to determine the new Mr. SHS!

The Mr. SHS 2022 contestants were: Del AnkhbayarCarmen BielAnshul DandapaniEdatAlex EilertEthan HillKhoslaKimZachary LapeireJacques MalenfantUdit MehtaShreyas Mishra.

Proceeds from the Mr. SHS event went to the Student Activities activity fund.

Stevenson Brings The College Admissions Scandal To Life With The Musical “Ranked” Friday And Saturday

Remember how the college admissions scandal made national headlines for days and days?

With “Ranked,” the Patriot Theatre Company is about to bring that moment in time to life on stage at Stevenson while taking on its first smaller-scale musical in lieu of its traditional winter play. Debuting in the weeks following the college admissions scandal took the nation by storm, “Ranked” tells the story of a dystopian world where competition reaches new heights as publicized academic excellence defines each student’s worth.

The production of “Ranked,” featuring not only the Patriot Theater Company but also Technical Theater Class, Thespians, Stagecrafters Club and Company List, will debut on Friday with a 7 p.m. show in the West Auditorium (2206). There are also two shows (2 p.m. and 7 p.m.) on Saturday in the West Auditorium as well.

To purchase tickets to the show, please click here.

Musical Mix: Winter Band Concert On Tap For Tonight In The PAC Highlighted By Original Arrangements

Stevenson’s top ensembles will be performing some of the most challenging pieces that are available for high school bands to play in the Winter Band Concert.

The performance, starting at 7 p.m. at the Performing Arts Center, is tonight and is open to parents, students, faculty and staff and is also available on Vimeo.

The Winter Band Concert includes the Honor, Advanced Symphonic, Symphonic, Concert, and Freshman Bands, which will combine to perform two programs of music and original arrangements that they prepared and developed as a class in their second semester.

Student Announcements

Wow! Future Health Professionals From Stevenson (HOSA) Win 36 State Championships!

The numbers are eye-popping! At one event, Stevenson rolled up 36 state champions. Yes, 36!

At the HOSA-Future Health Professionals State competition earlier this month in Springfield, 129 Stevenson students competed in more than 50 health science-related events against more than 2,000 competitors. In addition to the 36 state champions, a total of 77 students placed in the Top 3 in their event to qualify for the International HOSA competition in June in Nashville. Meanwhile, 119 students were recognized for their accomplishments as finalists at the state competition.

Anish Nadella was elected Illinois HOSA Vice President and Preeti Rao was elected Illinois HOSA Secretary for 2022-2023.

Future Health Professionals (HOSA) is an engaging and competitive club at Stevenson. HOSA competes at both the state and national level in several health-oriented competitive events. This club is a great start for students who want to become future health professionals, and for those who also want to expand their skill set in debating, researching, leadership, and group work.

Patriot Sports News

The Girls’ Basketball Team is State Bound!!

The Girls’ Basketball Team is heading to the Final Four The Patriots (34-2) beat Loyola 36-32 in last night’s Super-Sectional! Emory Klatt scored 13 points and secured 20 rebounds being a big threat under the basket. Simone Sawyer added 12 points, while Ava Bardic was limited to 7 points. Finally Arne and Williams both contributed 2 points to the Stevenson win. This is the first time the Patriots have been to the state finals since 2001 and tied a school record for the most wins in a season at 34. Stevenson is back in action on Friday at 2:30 p.m. at Illinois State University in Redbird Arena.

Tickets for the final four can be purchases in one of two ways: 1) Click the link “Get Digital Tickets Here” on the Girls Basketball webpage on the IHSA website or 2) Through Illinois State Athletics’ website.

Cheer on Our Boys Basketball Team!

Come out and support the boys’ basketball team tomorrow at Barrington High School as they head to the Sectional Semifinals! The Patriots will take on the Libertyville Wildcats at 7 p.m. Tickets can be purchased through the following link.

Stevenson Students And Parents: You Need These Cool Lawn Signs!

It’s almost time to start decorating the yard again! Why not get into the Stevenson spirit and order a lawn sign from the Sports Boosters. Please take a look at this link to order the sign that is right for you!

Education News

Pandemic Leads Colleges To Revise, Improve Mental Health Efforts

Covid distress made issues more urgent, but students began fighting for change even before the pandemic.

Plans For Free Pre-K And Community College Could Provide A ‘Ladder Into The Middle Class.’

For at least a decade, many experts and advocates have called for expanding the public education system to level the playing field for students from “cradle to career.”

The Week Ahead

The Week Ahead

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

Mar. 1: Winter Band Concert

Mar. 1: BPO Meeting

Mar. 2: Sophomore Family College And Career Night (Zoom)

Mar. 3: Baroque Concert

Mar. 4: Institute Day: No School

Mar. 4-5: Winter Play: Ranked

Mar. 7: Pulaski Day: No School

Mar. 7: String Parents Association Meeting

Mar. 8: Winter Sports Awards

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