Thursday, Sept. 1, 2022

Second Open House Is Tonight: Mini Schedules Are Available

Stevenson’s second Open House Night is from 7 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. tonight for Last Names M through Z. A large crowd is expected, so please plan to arrive on campus early to account for traffic and to secure parking.

To help you in your planning for the night, linked here is a blank schedule with the times of each class period indicated. Please have your child fill in his or her courses, room numbers, and teachers’ names before attending Open House.

You may also choose to print your child’s schedule via the Infinite Campus portal. Please bring this schedule with you.

Prior to the start of Open House, freshman and transfer student families are invited to meet with their child’s counselor from 6:15 p.m. to 6:45 p.m. Other details about Open House Night were fully explained in an e-mail that was sent out to all families.
Save The Date! Wellness Week And StreetFest Right Around The Corner!

It’s almost time to focus on health and wellness while building connections within the Stevenson Community. Wellness Week and StreetFest will be here before you know it.

Peer Helpers will get this annual Stevenson mega-event started with a week’s worth of fun activities each school day. Wellness Week starts on Monday, Sept. 12 and runs through Friday, Sept. 16.

Then, from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 17, the National Honor Society will host the week’s culminating event, StreetFest, where students and community members can enjoy fireworks, live student performances, inflatables, food trucks and activities from various Stevenson clubs and community agencies that all promote and support wellness!

So, mark your calendars now. You don’t want to miss Wellness Week and StreetFest! Stay tuned for more information and a link to a special Wellness Week and StreetFest page on the Stevenson website.
Learn More About Fitness: Sign Up For PWC’s Foundations Of Fitness 

Get the most out of the Patriot Wellness Center and learn about the fundamentals of effective movement and exercise.

Foundations of Fitness Training will be held every Tuesday and Thursday from 3:45 p.m. to 4:30 pm., starting Sept. 6 and running through Sept. 29 for eight sessions. Registration is NOW OPEN and the program is free. 

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Also, when you come into the PWC, ask our Wellness Center Trainers about following one of our fitness programs designed for all experience levels.
PWC Closing Early For Open House Night; Open On Weekends!

The second and third floor fitness areas of the Patriot Wellness Center will be closing early tonight for Open House Night. Closing will be at 5:30 p.m.

Normally on weekdays, the PWC is open after school Monday through Thursday until 8 p.m. and on Fridays until 6 p.m.

Labor Day Weekend: Due to the upcoming Labor Day Holiday, the PWC will have adjusted hours this weekend and on Monday. The adjusted hours are:
Saturday, Sept. 3: 9 a.m. to 1p.m.
Sunday, Sept. 4: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Monday, Sept. 5:  Closed
Extra Sleep (Or Extra Studying!) For Tomorrow! 

Don’t forget that tomorrow is a Late Arrival Day! First Period starts at 10:30 a.m.

Enjoy the extra shut-eye if you choose, or if you’d like to get some extra studying in, the West ILC will be open for tutoring in-person or via Zoom, starting at 7 a.m.

BUSES: As a reminder, buses will pick up exactly two hours later than your regularly scheduled pickup time. For example, if your regular daily pickup is 7:18 a.m., then your late start pickup is 9:18 a.m. Please visit the Transportation page of our website for additional helpful information.
Another Parking Option Available: East Port Clinton Lot Is OpenThe brand new East Port Clinton Parking Lot is now done and is an available option for students.Junior and Senior students are permitted to purchase daily parking for the East and West Port Clinton parking lots. These spots must be purchased via the Patriot Superstore and are $5 per day. Students may purchase up to 15 Port Clinton parking spots per month.These spots are sold on a first-come, first-served basis. Sophomores are not permitted to park anywhere on campus.

For more information about parking, please visit the Transportation page on the Stevenson website or watch this short video.
Want To Be The Next Ron Burgundy? Audition For SNN!

Want to be on camera? Have a love for sharing news? Stevenson Network News needs you!

Sign up online for a timeslot during SNN’s auditions, which are being held tomorrow during eighth hour and after school. Questions? Contact Mr. Aronoff or Mr. Fairchild.
Allied Bowling Gearing Up For New Season; Needs Peers To Help

Allied Bowling is a co-ed interscholastic program that provides opportunities for students with disabilities to participate in bowling.

The club is looking for peers to support our Allied Bowlers in bowling, problem solving, relationship building, and the learning of other social emotional skills within a competitive environment. As a peer, you will need to attend all practices and competitions throughout the season. You will not be able to participate without enrolling for Allied Bowling through Stevenson Athletics.

Allied Bowling is five weeks on Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 3:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m., starting on Sept. 13. Transportation is provided.

If you are interested in being a peer for our Allied Bowlers, contact Deanna Warkins at
During Activity Period On Tuesday, Seniors Will Meet With Counselors

Mark your calendars now, because with NO SCHOOL on Monday, you don’t want to forget about Tuesday’s Activity Period.

For Seniors, there’s a bit of a twist. The Activity Period will be a Senior Curriculum meeting, a mandatory meeting with their counselors. Seniors must attend this meeting, even if they have a club meeting.

The Activity Period starts right after second period and runs from 10:06 a.m. to 10:49 a.m. Counselor Room locations can be found HERE.

For club meetings, the clubs that are meeting and their meeting locations are listed HERE
Sports Boosters: Items For Sale During Open HousePlease stop by the Sports Boosters Spirit Wear Sale before Open House tonight.

Patriot gear will be available in the Wood Commons from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Cash, check and credit accepted.
Busy Friday Night: Night of Champions; Cal’s Angels Fundraiser

As part of a slate of athletic contests tomorrow night that includes a boys soccer match and the football team’s home opener, the Stevenson Athletic Department will host the tenth “Night Of Champions” event, which recognizes team and individual division, conference, Lake County, regional, sectional and state champions from the 2021-22 school year.

The event will begin at approximately 6 p.m., after the Sophomore Boys Soccer match against St. Viator and prior to the Varsity Football game against New Trier.

Meanwhile, in an effort to raise awareness of pediatric cancer, Stevenson Athletics is partnering with Cal’s Angels for a “Gold Out.” We’re hoping that all Stevenson fans will come out to cheer on the Patriots in their Stevenson Gold! Cal’s Angels T-shirts will be sold on today and tomorrow during lunch periods in the Wood Commons and Glass Commons for $10 each.

For Tickets: Fans will be able to purchase one ticket, that will be good for both the soccer game and football game! Purchase tickets in advance through GoFan or use your Booster Pass (see story below) to gain access to the games and festivities on Friday! Live Broadcast: Can’t be at the football game? Stevenson’s Sports Broadcasting Club will be broadcasting the game live on SHS-TV via YouTube.
First Home Football Game Is Friday: Activity Tickets And Booster Passes Are Available For Purchase

Have you bought your activity ticket/booster pass yet?

Stevenson’s football home opener is at 7 p.m. on Friday against New Tier and fans can use GoFan to purchase tickets.

Here are your options for entry to football games:
1. Visit GoFan and purchase single-game tickets, which are available at three prices (adults, students and seniors).
2. Visit GoFan and purchase the SHS student event season pass, which allows for admission into all home football games as well as all Stevenson home athletic contests for the entire school year, except for IHSA state playoff events.
3. Visit GoFan and purchase the Booster Family Pass, which allows for admission into all home football games, as well as all Stevenson home athletic contests, for four people (including students) for the entire school year, except for IHSA state playoff events.
Athletic Results

Girls Tennis: The Patriots traveled to Highland Park for a non-conference matchup and won convincingly, 9-0. No. 1 singles player Sonia Mehta dominated in straight sets, 6-2, 6-1. She was followed up by teammates Sophia Shlyakhta, winning 6-0, 6-0, Ana Sukovic, winning 6-1, 6-0 and Maggie Kuang, winning 6-4, 6-1. All five doubles teams defeated their opponents as well: Sarah Wang and Abby Ma won 6-2, 6-2; Ainika Hou and Kate Herlihy won 6-1, 6-1; Emma Blass and Kriti Mohan won 6-1, 6-2; Ashley Adkisson and Sona Surya won 6-3, 6-0; and Ariana Topalian and Molly Hayden won 6-3, 6-1. Next up for Stevenson is a road match at Barrington starting at 4 p.m. today. 

Girls Cross Country: Stevenson traveled to the Waukegan Sports Complex for the Lake County Invite. All runners finished strong on a hot and hilly course. The Patriots placed sixth out of fourteen teams in Women’s Varsity 3-Mile, only 6 points behind Vernon Hills. Stella Plendl came in 20th with a time of 21:13. Additionally, Stevenson placed sixth out of twelve teams in the Women’s Open 3-Mile. Besides Plendl, results in the Women’s 3-mile race included: Minnie Shao (40th, 22:22), Isabel Edgcomb (41st, 22:23), Casie Bjork (44th, 22:28), Sophia Pan (45th, 22:28), Anna Edgcomb (49th, 22:52), Hope Plendl (52nd, 22:58). Next up for Stevenson are conference opponents Lake Zurich and Waukegan on Tuesday starting at 4:45 p.m. at the Vernon Hills Athletic Complex. 

Boys Cross Country: Like the Girls Cross Country team, the Boys also traveled to the Waukegan Sports Complex for the Lake County Invite. Overall, Dylan Zimmerman came in fourth with a time of 16:42. He was followed by teammates Richard Klein (33rd), Gurshaan Sohi (46th) and Abhi Choudhary (47th). The Patriots came in seventh place overall out of 17 teams. Next up for Stevenson are conference opponents Lake Zurich and Waukegan on Tuesday starting at 4:45 p.m. at the Vernon Hills Athletic Complex. 

Girls Field Hockey: The Patriots hit the road to take on Lake Forest and lost 5-0. Goalies Lily Morrow and Jasmine Marchant had 10 saves and 9 saves, respectively. Next up for the Patriots is a road game at 5 p.m. on Tuesday at Deerfield.
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Mark your calendars for these events and see the Stevenson Calendar for details on these and future programs.

Sept. 1: Open House Night 2
Sept. 2: Late Arrival
Sept. 5: Labor Day ~ Non-Attendance Day
Sept. 6: Activity Period ~ Senior Guidance
Sept. 6: PPA Meeting
Sept. 7: Sports Boosters Meeting
Sept. 8: Family Engagement Event

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