Tuesday, Sept. 6, 2022

Get A Clue! Tickets For The Fall Play “Clue” Go Live On Friday!

Was it Miss Scarlet in the Study with a rope, or was it Professor Plum with a knife in the Kitchen?

Find out in a couple weeks when “Clue: High School Edition” takes the stage at Stevenson’s Black Box Theater as the Fall Play. Tickets for the production, which will run Thursday, Sept. 22 (7 p.m.), Friday, Sept. 23 (7 p.m.) and Saturday, Sept. 24 (2 p.m. and 7 p.m.),  will go live on Friday and a link will be supplied in Friday’s Daily Digest.

“Clue: High School Edition” is based on the iconic 1985 Paramount movie which was inspired by the classic Hasbro board game. It is a hilarious farce-meets-murder mystery. The tale begins at a remote mansion, where six mysterious guests assemble for an unusual dinner party…and murder and blackmail are on the menu. When their host turns up dead, the guests all become suspects.

Led by Wadsworth – the butler, Miss Scarlett, Professor Plum, Mrs. White, Mr. Green, Mrs. Peacock and Colonel Mustard race to find the killer as the body count stacks up. Clue is the comedy “whodunit” that will leave both cult-fans and newcomers in stitches as they try to figure out…WHO did it, WHERE, and with WHAT!

As an interesting twist for this particular production, the audience will be on three sides of what is known as a “thrust stage” and the cast will go through the aisles and around the audience frequently. The goal is that audience members will feel like they are right in the middle of the action and stuck in the mansion with the characters!
We Asked…You Answered: New Videos Highlight How Students Are Using (And Loving!) The Patriot Wellness Center

Hey Patriots! All summer, we were giving you video “Sneak Peaks” into the new Patriot Wellness Center, showing you progress with the construction and a glimpse at just how great the facility was going to be when finished.

Of course, now the PWC is finished and you’ve been using it for the last few weeks and we wanted to hear from you about how you’re using it, and just how much you’re loving it.

We had a blast last week filming in the PWC and talking with YOU! Thank you to all the students who spoke with us…you were great! We talked with more than 40 students, and while not every student made our final videos, we do appreciate your time and hope to see you again in one of our upcoming videos!

For now, we’ve got three fun videos that will run this week in the Daily Digest and on Social Media. Today’s video (click on the “Making Gains” image above) is about Working Out at the PWC, tomorrow’s video is about Snacking at the PWC and Thursday’s video is a cute Outtakes video from the PWC. 
✅ Stevenson Family Engagement: Families are invited to join Alan Press and Carin Naidoff of the Shire Law Group to learn about what parents need to know when their child turns 18. Alan and Carin will discuss topics like gaining access to health and education records, insurance for students studying abroad and power of attorney. The event begins at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday in the Recital Hall.

✅ Attendance Reporting: If your student needs to miss school for any reason please call the Attendance Office at 847-415-4000 and Press 2. Please report all absences including late arrival, partial day presence and leaving early. Students need to visit an attendance office (East Room 5024, West Room 2416) any time their attendance is disrupted. Students must sign in/out and receive a pass when arriving or leaving. FULL DAY absences may be reported online via the Infinite Campus Parent Portal Absence Request. PARTIAL Day absences must be called in as noted above.

✅ Buy A Yearbook Ad For Your Senior: Show your Senior some love in the 2023 Yearbook. Buy a Senior Recognition Ad. The closing date is March 3, 2023 but it’s always a good idea to get your ad in early.
Cuteness Alert! Animal Welfare Club To Host First Meeting Today!

Love dogs, cats, birds, lizards…basically animals of all kinds?

Animal Welfare Club, which is hosting its first meeting of the new school year from 3:30 p.m. to 4 p.m. today in Room 6110, is committed to making the world a better place for our furry, feathery and scaly friends.

Members educate themselves and others about issues related to the welfare of all kinds of animals while engaging in hands-on activities that will serve to improve the condition of animals in our community. Club activities include animal visits, informative talks from community resources and fundraising activities including blanket-making and treat-making.

All are welcome. Please e-mail ksassan@d125.org with any questions.
Celebrate Cultures, Plan Inclusive School Events: Join DivCo!

Not only does Diversity Council plan World’s Fair in collaboration with other Stevenson student affinity clubs, it also hosts numerous events over the school year celebrating culture and racial inclusion!

Come to DivCo’s weekly meetings on Tuesdays, including today, beginning at 3:45 p.m. in Room 1912 to learn about various cultures through fun activities and traditional food!

The club also hosts HEARD meetings, a place for ANY student to voice concerns about racial inclusion at Stevenson while influencing direct change through the school administration.
HOSA To Host All-Member Meeting Tomorrow

Patriots…Stevenson HOSA is ready for you! The club’s first ALL HOSA MEMBER meeting is at 7:30 a.m. tomorrow morning in the Recital Hall.

Join HOSA to compete in international conferences, get involved in service projects, and get further involved in the healthcare field!

Follow HOSA on Instagram and join its Facebook group (@Stevenson High School HOSA 2022-2023) to stay up to date!
FBLA Welcomes New Members To Meeting TomorrowWant to be a future FBLA member? Stevenson’s Future Business Leaders of America Chapter is hosting a new member meeting at 7:45 a.m. tomorrow morning in Room 2104. 

Over the year, FBLA participates in service activities, networking opportunities, and business competitions!
Key Club Service Fair Is Tomorrow!

Learn about Community Service Opportunities at Stevenson.

Key Club is hosting its Service Fair tomorrow after school from 4:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. in the Forum.

An affiliate of Kiwanis International, Key Club is a service organization providing support to children, senior citizens and other community programs within our local area. Students can earn leadership hours by holding Executive Board positions, project planning, and participating in other activities.

Questions? E-mail: aeshskc@gmail.com.
Girl Power! Tomorrow Is First Girls In STEAM Meeting

Are you interested in science, technology, engineering, architecture, or math? Come to the “Girls in STEAM” meeting at 3:45 p.m. tomorrow in the Link Lab. STEAM helps to organize STEAM workshops for middle schoolers, listens to guest speakers, and empowers girls to pursue future careers in STEAM.

Girls in STEAM is open to all girls and nonbinary individuals at Stevenson. Follow its Instagram @shsgirlsinsteam and Facebook @Girls in STEAM for all updates.
Get Tickets For Stevenson’s Class Of 2022 Athletic Hall of Fame Induction; Basketball Legend Brunson Tops List Of InducteesStevenson’s Athletic Hall of Fame Induction for the Class of 2022 is just around the corner and there are still limited seats available to attend. Help the Athletic Department honor the excellence, pride, and distinction that each of our five inductees has brought to the Stevenson community at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 17.

This year’s five individual honorees are: Jalen Brunson, former basketball player and current NBA standout; Dave Keevins, a former tennis player and paddle national champion; Steve Leissner, a former Olympian and Big Ten Champion who dominated his individual races in the pool; Robert Solomon, a decorated gymnast and extraordinary collegiate athlete; and Elissa Wisniewski, a highly successful softball player who guided her high school and college teams to regular playoff berths.

For more information on our 2022 inductees, you can read about their successes here. Tickets can be purchased for $15 for adults and $10 for children. Get your tickets at GoFan. 
Got Questions About Collegiate Athletics? North Suburban Conference Hosting NCAA Eligibility Workshop On Wednesday

All interested Patriots are invited to attend the annual NCAA Eligibility Workshop for prospective college student athletes hosted by the North Suburban Conference from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. on Wednesday at Warren Township High School’s O’Plaine Campus Auditorium.
Girls Lacrosse Meeting Scheduled For Next Monday

Are you interested in girls lacrosse? If so, we invite you to discuss fall fundraising and off-season opportunities for open gyms, workouts, and winter training. This meeting is open for ALL girls interested in trying out for lacrosse this spring!! The meeting is from 3:45 p.m. to 4:15 p.m. on Monday in Room 5132.
The victorious Stevenson Boys Soccer Team: Champions of the Glenbrook South Tournament!

Athletic Results

Boys Soccer: Now 6-0-1, the Patriots ran away with the Glenbrook South Jim Wolter Titan Championship, playing several matches over the past week. Stevenson tousled against Glenbard West on Friday, getting a shutout in that matchup, 4-0. On Saturday, the Patriots were challenged by ITW David Speer Academy, squeaking out a 1-0 victory to win the championship. Alex Xie was named the Most Valuable Player, while teammates Steven NycNazar MormulBryant Rouse, and Rohan Gopalam made the All-Tournament Team. Next up for the Patriots is a road game at Carmel at 6:30 p.m. tonight.

Football: In their home opener on Friday, the Patriots hosted New Trier and ran away with the game early, posting a 35-7 victory to pull to 1-1 overall on the season. Stevenson was up 28-7 by halftime. Running back Michael Maloney ran for a 65-yard touchdown and a total of 85 yards. Ben Snider crushed a Stevenson record, turning 6 rushing attempts into 236 yards and 3 touchdowns. Quarterback Matt Projansky was 17-of-25 for 343 and 4 touchdowns. Next up for the Patriots is a road game at Lake Zurich (1-1) at 7 p.m. on Friday. Lake Zurich High School does not accept cash at the gate, therefore, all tickets must be purchased through GoFan

Girls Cross Country: Over the weekend, Stevenson traveled to Hinsdale South to race against some of the strongest teams in the state. The Patriots finished four places higher than their 2021 varsity race result and had five runners in the top 100, all under 21 minutes, 45 seconds. Stevenson was led by Adeline Gobble with a 20:02, followed by Stella Plendl (20:48), Nanoko Seki (21:25), Isabel Edgcomb (21:34), and Sophia Pan (21:44). Next up for the cross country team are conference opponents Lake Zurich and Waukegan beginning at 4:45 p.m. today at the Vernon Hills Athletic Complex.
Girls Volleyball: Taking third place in the prestigious Peggy Scholten Volleyball Classic, the Patriots faced several non-conference opponents at Conant High School. On Friday, Stevenson took on Harlem, winning 25-17, 25-11. The Patriots then defeated Joliet West in three sets, 25-21, 17-25, 15-10. Stevenson finished by sweeping host team Conant, 25-11, 25-15. On Saturday, Stevenson played in the gold bracket, taking on the tough defense of St. Charles East and coming up short in a tough three sets, 25-23, 22-25, 16-25. In the last match of the tournament, the Patriots played impeccable defense and came away with a tough three-set victory over Naperville North, 25-15, 22-25, 26-24. Several players contributed to the Patriots’ success throughout the tournament, including: Mija Jegers with 40 kills, 2 block assists, 10 aces, and 2 digs; Brynn Smith added 39 kills and 4 aces; right side Ava Wysocki contributed 6 kills, 3 solo blocks, and 2 block assists; middle Sasha Evenko had 6 kills and 5 block assists; middle Cayla Weisner had 5 kills, 4 aces, 10 block assists, and 2 solo blocks; libero Teagon Ohlwein added 25 digs and 4 aces; and setter Abby Minin had 37 assists, 1 kill, and 1 solo block. Next up for Stevenson is a road match at conference opponent Lake Zurich at 6 p.m. on Wednesday.

Boys Golf: The Patriots finished eighth out of 16 teams at the prestigious Buffalo Grove Invitational on Saturday. The Patriots were led by Richard Wang with a 73, followed by Abhay Agarwal and Bobby Yun, both with 79s, and Ryan Sturtewagen with an 80. Next up for Stevenson is a home match against conference opponent Lake Forest at the Arboretum, beginning at 4 p.m. today.
Illinois Families Must Again Prove Students Need School Meals
The Illinois State Board Of Education announced eligibility guidelines for free or reduced-price meals as federal nutrition waivers expire.

Northwestern University Brings College To An Illinois Women’s Prison
It’s the only program in Illinois where women who are incarcerated can earn a bachelor’s degree and among a small number of programs nationwide.
Mark your calendars for these events and see the Stevenson Calendar for details on these and future programs.

Sept. 6: Activity Period ~ Senior Guidance
Sept. 6: PPA Meeting
Sept. 7: Sports Boosters Meeting
Sept. 8: Family Engagement Event
Sept. 12-17: Wellness Week
Sept. 17: StreetFest 2022

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