Friday, May 20, 2022

“Spring Fling Spirit Week” Caps Today!

Spring Fling Spirit Week concludes today with:

** PPA Treat Day (Free cupcakes)

All lunch periods; Wood Commons and Glass Commons.

** Pep Assembly

Conclusion of Eighth Period; Stadium

** Spring Fling (Outdoor activities such as kickball, ultimate frisbee, volleyball and cricket)

Conclusion of Pep Assembly; Outdoor Fields


Spring Fling Jersey Day Or Stevenson Spirit Wear Day

Student-Made Films Showcased At SNN Film Fest Tonight After Spring Fling

Need a way to wind down after Spring Fling? Make your way to the SNN Film Fest in the West Auditorium, kick back and enjoy screenings of student-made films. The show starts at 7 p.m. tonight. Tickets are just $2 and will be on sale outside of the Sportscenter during the Pep Assembly and at the door of the West Auditorium prior to the show. All proceeds will go to the World Food Program. For more information, contact:

Get Ready! Final Experience Is Next Week!

Finals are just around the corner, Patriots!

Stevenson’s Final Experience officially begins next week on Tuesday and runs through Thursday. Here is a handy guide to get you through those three busy days, complete with schedules, reminders about course material returns, open gyms, food service, transportation and tutoring hours.

Good luck studying, and good luck on your exams!

Student Announcements

Hot Off The Presses! 2022 WIT Is Out

Check out the hard work of the student editors and the many writers and artists who have put together The 2022 WIT. Students who ordered a physical copy can pick it up in either English Office. It is also available online.

Get A Clue! Auditions For Fall Play “Clue” Are On Monday!

Was it Miss Scarlet with the wrench in the Study? Or Mr. Green with the lead pipe in the Dining Room? Search for clues on Monday by auditioning for the Fall Play, “Clue,” a hilarious, farce-meets-murder mystery!

Auditions will take place in the West Auditorium from 3:45 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Monday with callbacks on Thursday. Sign up for an audition slot online. More information about the show and rehearsal process can be found in the information packet.

Check Out The Allies For Allied Soccer Tournament Tomorrow

Come out to the Stadium tomorrow morning and cheer on the Allied Patriots Soccer Team.

Stevenson is hosting a four-team “Allies For Allied Soccer Tournament,” which will feature Mundelein, Round Lake, Warren and Stevenson competing in a round robin with two games going on simultaneously. Games start at 9 a.m. with the final game slated for a Noon start. After the games end, the celebration begins.

There will be free food, carnival games, a bounce house, music and fun in the Sportscenter. There is no entry fee.

In conjunction with the “Allies For Allied” celebration, there will be a food drive. All donations can be dropped off today until 3 p.m. at the Forum/Point Entrance. To see the donation needs list, click here.

Patriot Superstore Closed During Final Experience Week; Then Summer Hours

Please note: The Patriot Superstore will be CLOSED during the Final Experience, but open on Monday, May 23.

Following Memorial Day Weekend, summer hours at the Patriot Superstore will go into effect.

Summer hours are as follows:

Monday Through Thursday: 8 a.m. to 12 Noon
Friday: CLOSED

Get Yearbooks At The Patriot Superstore

Yearbooks are available for pickup in the Patriot Superstore (located in the Wood Commons).

These are yearbooks that have already been paid for (pre-orders) or yearbooks that are new purchases. First come, first serve on new purchases.

Interested In Public Safety? Here Is A Scholarship Opportunity

The Rotary Club of Buffalo Grove Public Service Scholarship grants a one-time scholarship up to $2,000 for students choosing to attend a college/degree program in a public safety field (law enforcement, fire science or emergency medical services), a technical/trade school for Emergency Medical Technician (Basic or Paramedic) or a fire academy. Applicants must be a current student or graduate of either Buffalo Grove High School or Stevenson High School.

Applicants must provide the following items: One completed and legible application with supporting documents; two letters of reference, including one academic and one describing service to school or community; unofficial or official transcript of high school and/or community college (if applicable); grades for all institutions attended; information about the college/institution school you would like to attend; an essay of up to 500 words explaining why you would pursue a career in public safety and how you would apply the Rotary Motto of “Service Above Self” in your chosen public safety career.

The deadline to apply is June 1. Questions regarding the Public Safety Scholarship can be directed to Shawn Collins at

Before You Leave For The Summer: Check Out The Lost And Found!

ALL lost-and-found items will be donated or disposed of on May 26. NO items are kept into the Summer.

The East Lost-And-Found location is Room 6120. The West Lost-And-Found location is Room 2416.

Patriot Sports News

Boys Track Qualifies Four Individuals And A Relay Team For IHSA State Meet

The Patriots traveled to Grayslake Central to compete in the Class 3A Sectional Finals and throughout the night, several athletes qualified for next weekend’s IHSA State Meet at Eastern Illinois. Jimmy Davis qualified in the 400 meter dash with a time of 49.68. Marcus Caselberry qualified in the 110 meter hurdles with a time of 15.40. The 4×100 meter relay team of Zach Goldman, Caselberry, Keegan Latulippe, and Davis qualified with a time of 43.30. In field events, Ethan Aghakhan qualified in the discus with a distance of 47.24 meters and Mark Hellwig Jr. qualified in the high jump with a height of 1.90 meters.

Come Out And Cheer On Our Water Polo Teams At State…Right Here At Stevenson!

Both the boys and girls water polo teams will be competing in the IHSA State Water Polo Finals this weekend…and they won’t even have to leave the comforts of home.

Stevenson is hosting the Boys State Finals and the Girls State Finals right here at the Stevenson Pool. Tickets are $9 and can be purchased at GoFan for individual games.

Boys water polo quarterfinals began Thursday with the Patriots defeating Lincoln-Way East, 15-7. Other teams competing at state are: Whitney Young, York, New Trier, Palatine, Naperville North and Lyons. The boys state championship game will be at 6:30 p.m. on Saturday.

Girls water polo quarterfinals begin today with the Patriots playing their first game at 4:30 p.m. against Fenwick. Other teams competing at state are: Chicago Lane, New Trier, Hersey, Lyons, Lincoln-Way East and Naperville North. The girls state championship game will be at 8 p.m. on Saturday.

The third place and championship matches on Saturday will be streamed through the NFHS Network.

Plan Your Summer Sports Training Now!

Don’t forget that Stevenson offers Sports Functional Training on campus over the summer in conjunction with Rebound Fitness. The programming is twice a week in groups of 10 or less and students are grouped according to sport and skill level. There is no charge for group training but there is a charge for students seeking individual training. Please call Stephanie at (847) 714.7400 for more information or to get enrolled.

Spring Sports Awards Slated For Monday Night In The PAC

Spring Athletes: Don’t forget, the Athletic Department is hosting Spring Sports Awards for all spring athletes at 7 p.m. on Monday night in the Performing Arts Center.

Athletic Results

Boys Water Polo: The Patriots (23-9, 4-0) won the first round of the state playoffs in dominating fashion 15-7 against Lincoln-Way East. With the momentum favoring Stevenson, both Angelos Koutsogeorges and Olin Kusevskis had 5 goals apiece while Kunal Rajadhyax had 2 goals. Goalie Armaan Gill had 6 saves. Next up for the Patriots is the Final Four of the IHSA State Finals at 9 a.m. on Saturday at the Pool.

Baseball: Stevenson (24-9, 8-5) hosted Whitney Young and got a 9-3 victory. Owen Housinger drove in 5 runs on 2 hits to lead the Patriots. Pitcher Nick Rayyan got the win for Stevenson going four innings, allowing 3 runs on 7 hits, striking out 5 batters and walking none. Michael Belbot and Carson Kaye entered the game out of the bullpen and helped to close in relief. Joe Richardson and Sayuj Choudhari both added multiple hits. Next up for the Patriots is a road game at Evanston at 4:45 p.m. today.

Softball: The Patriots (10-14, 7-7) hosted nonconference opponent Cary-Grove on Senior Night and prevailed, 12-2. Lexi GitlerHailey Langer and Megan Orgler all hit doubles in the sixth inning with Michaela Duffy and Allie Stevens adding singles to the big-scoring inning. Reagan Koenigs singled on a 2-2 count, scoring two runs in the first to get things going for Stevenson. Olivia Ringham led things off for the Patriots on the mound, surrendering 2 runs on 3 hits over six innings, striking out 8 batters and issuing just 1 walk. Next up for Stevenson in the IHSA Regional at 4:30 p.m. on Tuesday at the Varsity Softball field.

Education News

Three Stevenson Students In Chamber Group To Compete In Fischoff National Chamber Music Competition This Weekend

Dylan IvanovVincenzo Zuppardo, and Jocelyn Gao will team up with a student from Vernon Hills (John Lee) and the chamber of four, pictured right and named Quartet Capet, will compete in the largest chamber music competition in the nation.

Snap CEO Evan Spiegel And Wife Miranda Kerr Paid Off Art School Graduates’ Student Loans

Otis College of Art and Design said in a statement that the donation from the Spiegel Family Fund is the largest in the college’s history, and will “allow for the repayment of the outstanding student debt of students in the graduating Class of 2022.” That’s 285 people, according to the Los Angeles Times, which also says the college’s previous largest gift was $10 million. Spiegel and Kerr were the Commencement speakers and also received honorary doctorates at the ceremony.

The Week Ahead

The Week Ahead

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

May 20: Final Day Of Spring Fling Spirit Week

May 20-21: IHSA Girls Track & Field State Meet

May 20: Pep Assembly

May 20: Spring Fling

May 20: SNN Film Festival

May 20-21: IHSA Bass Fishing State Finals

May 20-21: IHSA Girls Water Polo State Finals

May 21: IHSA Boys Water Polo State Finals

May 21: Allies For Allied Soccer Tournament

May 23: Spring Sports Awards

May 24-26: Final Experience

May 27: Class Of 2022 Commencement

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