Wednesday, March 30, 2022

Anti-Racism And Inclusivity Week Slated For Next Week

Get ready for some fun and thought-provoking activities next week!

Stevenson’s second annual Anti-Racism and Inclusivity Week, running from April 4 to 8, will be focused on the theme of “Allyship,” which is integral to our community’s collective commitment to equity, access and inclusivity. To be an ally requires that a person not simply notice an injustice, but also take action by bringing attention to the injustice and requesting that it be corrected.

FIRE, in collaboration with many other equity-minded clubs, will be hosting a series of events during the week focused on spreading the message of the importance of “Allyship” within our school community. Activities include guest speakers, a film screening and discussion, student advocacy training and more!

Please reach out to Dr. LeViis Haney with any questions!

Want To Attend Keynote Speech At Anti-Racism Week? You Need A Permission Slip

The keynote speaker of next week’s Anti-Racim and Inclusivity Week is Dr. Laura Minero, who earned her PhD in Counseling Psychology and has dedicated her life-affirming work to revolutionizing systems that adversely impact undocumented, queer, trans, and communities of color.

Minero’s session, scheduled for next Wednesday, April 6, is titled: “2-SQT Latinx Communities: Why Intersectionality Matters.” The speech will take place during second and third periods in the West Auditorium. Seating is limited.

Students will need to turn in this permission slip in order to attend. The permissions slips may be dropped off at Room 2115B. Students can also get a permission slip from their sponsors or Dr. LeViis Haney to attend the event.

Check Out Tiny Model Homes In Lower ILC

They are small models of tiny homes. But students in Stevenson’s Advanced Architehctural Design classes put big effort into their creations, which are on display now for public viewing.

The architecture students recently completed a project in which they were tasked with designing models of mobile, stationary or floating tiny homes of just 400 square feet or less. They developed a 3-dimensional model on Sketchup software. Then, they developed their laser cut files using Autodesk AutoCAD software.

The models are on display in the lower Information Learning Center in the West Building until April 14. Check them out!

For more information about this project or the class, please feel free to reach out to Kaitlin Rossi at

Student Announcements

Deadline For “Freshmen Family Night” Interpreter Is Today

Sponsored by the College Career Center, the upcoming “Freshmen Family Night” is for freshmen students and their parents or guardians to help outline what can be expected during the next three years as the high school journey moves closer towards post-high school opportunities.

This year, Freshmen Family Night is slated for 7 p.m. on Thursday, April 7. The presentation will be offered in-person, in the Performing Arts Center, as well as via Zoom.

The program will be interpreted in Spanish. Families needing other language interpreter assistance can reach out to Donna Wallach, at by the end of the day today.

Seniors: Graduation Announcements Are Ready For Pickup Tomorrow

Seniors who ordered graduation announcements from Jostens can pick them up in the Wood Commons Hallway between 2 p.m. and 3:30 p.m. tomorrow.

Patriot Sports News

Starting To Plan Your Summer? Check Out Stevenson’s Summer Sports Camps

The Athletic Department is proud to offer a variety of sports camps for 9th through 12th graders. The programming exists to help student-athletes reach their athletic goals through affordable, high-quality sports programs for high school students during the summer season.

Click here for Stevenson’s “SHS Summer Sports Camps Guide,” which includes information about each program, schedules, locations, fees and registration. Registration can be completed up to the day before camp starts.

Athletic Results

Girls Soccer: The Patriots (2-0) won their home opener 1-0 over Glenbrook South. The game’s only goal came in the 70th minute when Ellie Egeland knocked one through to the back of the net, assisted by Lily Mahdavian. It was an exciting defensive battle with the Pats locking down Glenbrook South for the final 10 minutes to seal the victory. Goalkeeper Mandy Meliker had 5 saves. Up next for Stevenson is a nonconference game against Hersey at 6:30 p.m. tomorrow at the Stadium.

Girls Water Polo: The Patriots defeated Lake Forest, 24-10. Emily Headley had 5 blocked shots in goal while Em Barron had 4 blocked shots. Becca Stone led the defense with 7 steals and Elizabeth White led in scoring with 7 goals. The Patriots are back in action against Evanston at 5 p.m. on Friday at Fenwick.

Boys Water Polo: Stevenson got a 19-3 victory over Lake Forest. Filip Wal started in goal and had 11 saves. Angelos Koutsogeorgas led the team with 4 goals, while Kunal Rajadhyax and Dylan Krelmer each had 3 goals. Rounding out the scorers were Olin Kusevskis and Jack Curtin both with 2 goals and 3 assists. The Patriots will host a Triangular on Saturday with Hersey and New Trier. The action starts at 8 a.m.

Girls Softball: The Patriots won their home opener 23-2 against Deerfield. Next up for the Patriots is the Fremd Varsity Quad that starts at 4:30 p.m. today.

Boys Volleyball: The Patriots took on Lakes and won convincingly, 25-18, 25-10. Christain Headley led the way with 5 aces and 7 kills. Sam Nuudel had 2 aces and 6 kills, while his brother Daniel Nuudel contributed 5 kills and 16 assists. Next up for Stevenson is Glenbrook South in the Sportscenter. The action starts at 6 p.m.

Education News

America’s Next Union Battlefield May Be On Campus

Not long after they were recognized for helping keep their universities and colleges running during the pandemic, faculty are coming under new pressure to prove their value while dealing with attacks on job security, demands for greater productivity and criticism over what and how they teach.

Millions Of Children Will Miss Healthy School Meals When Pandemic Relief Expires

A boost in funds and flexibility in how food is prepared and packaged was a lifeline for kids coping with hunger. But these measures, passed in response to COVID-19, expire in June, with no extension.

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. 31: ELC Butterfly Boutique Spring Candle Sale Deadline

Apr. 1: Evening Of Jazz

April 4-8: Anti-Racism and Inclusivity Week

Apr. 4: String Parents Association Meeting

Apr. 5-6: AP Art Show

Apr. 5: AP Art Show Reception

Apr. 5: BPO Meeting

Apr. 6: PPA Bake Sale

Apr. 6: Student Government Induction

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