Wednesday, Aug. 31, 2022

Second Open House Is Tomorrow: Mini Schedules Are Available

Stevenson’s second Open House Night is from 7 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. tomorrow night 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.
Bass Fishing Team Gets Off To Strong Start With Tournament Win

The Bass Fishing team won the 48-boat ICASSTT Cal-Sag tournament last week. Stevenson continues to hold strong in Team of the Year Standings, leading the state by 52 points.

Junior Matthew Qualich and senior Charlie Grisamore brought in five fish weighing 13 pounds, 9 ounces, which outweighed the second-place IHSA state champions from Joliet Catholic by more than a pound. This is the second win on the season for the pair and they are on a path to earning All-State honors for a third season.

Liam Plautz and John Wall finished in 16th place with four fish anchored by a last-minute, buzzer-beating catch at the end of competition. Lucas Baczek and Andrew Chamkin finished in 32nd place.
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 tomorrow night 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.

Weekend Warriors: Don’t forget, if you like to work out on the weekends, the PWC has you covered. The PWC is open on Saturdays and Sundays from 8 a.m. to 4 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
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.
Satisfy That Sweet Tooth! PPA Bake Sale Is Today!

Yep, the Bake Sales are BACK!

The Patriot Parent Association will be hosting its Bake Sales again this year and the first one of the new school year is TODAY, starting after sixth period in the Wood Commons and the Glass Commons. 

Everything is $1 and cash or Patriot Dollars are accepted. Students can make it through the line quickest with cash! 
Hut, Hut, Hike! IM Flag Football Is Here! Register By Tomorrow!

If you love football and aren’t currently a member of the high school football program at Stevenson, check out the intramural flag football team.

Games are played on Sundays, starting Sept. 18. Organize and register your team by tomorrow. Team captains will collect the e-mails of each teammate and then create a team roster of at least nine players in TeamSideLine.

For questions about how to register, please view this Google Doc.

If you have additional questions, stop by the Student Activities Office. You can also e-mail Mr. Wellington at
Be An Ambassador At Stevenson: Join Ambassador Club

Know the Stevenson campus like the back of your hand…and want to give tours to prospective students? Want to show off your leadership skills? Ambassador Club is for you! An informational meeting for Stevenson’s Ambassador Club will be held at 7:30 a.m. tomorrow in the Recital Hall.
FIRE Up! First FIRE Meeting Is Tomorrow

The goal of the FIRE (Fostering Intercultural Respect and Empowerment) Club is to make Stevenson a more inclusive environment for all students.

FIRE is dedicated to social justice work on the grassroots level, creating brave spaces for dialogue and positive change for all members of the Stevenson community.

The Club will hold its first meeting of the new school year at 7:45 a.m. tomorrow in Room 2600. 
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
Busy Friday Night: Night of Champions; Cal’s Angels Fundraiser

As part of a slate of athletic contests on Friday 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 Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday 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.
How To Join Girls Ice Hockey For The 2022-23 Season

Hockey season is just around the corner! And for girls who want to play hockey, there is an excellent option for Stevenson students.

The Scouts, based in Lake Forest, is a combined high school team consisting of girls from Stevenson, Deerfield, Highland Park, Lake Forest, Libertyville and Woodlands Academy. The Scouts are led by coaches Jacque Rogers and Jordan Trapp, both Lake Forest College graduates and former players on the college women’s hockey team. The Scouts’ first full practice will be from 9 p.m. to 10 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 8. Regular home ice times will be Monday, Thursday and Sunday evenings with a total of approx. 65 ice touches for the fall season. All home events will take place at Lake Forest College, 555 N Sheridan Rd in Lake Forest. There is a program and one-time uniform fee associated with membership.All players will need to register with USA Hockey and obtain a USA Hockey number. Once that USA Hockey number has been obtained, players will need to register with the Scouts, no later than Sept. 15.     For questions, please reach out to either Coach Jacque or Coach Jordan.Jacque Rogers: 810-334-1338; jacquerogers31@gmail.comJordan Trapp: 612-655-3502; trappjm@mx.lakeforest.eduKim Bedard-Sharun: 708-552-3265;
Athletic ResultsBoys Golf: Stevenson defeated Warren 150 to 169 in a North Suburban Conference matchup. The Patriots were led by Jun Park with a score of 36, followed by Ryan SturtewagenAbhay Agarwal, and Booby Yun, all with a score of 38. Next up for the Patriots is Mundelein in another conference meet at 4 p.m. tomorrow at Steeple Chase Golf Course.Girls Golf: The Patriots took on two different opponents last night, traveling to Loyola in the early afternoon and then finishing later that afternoon at Warren. Stevenson defeated Loyola by 11 strokes with an overall score of 340 on 18 holes. Leading the way for the Patriots were Allie SantosAllyson DuanSophia JoengChelsea She, and Megan Lee. The Patriots also defeated Warren by a score of 171 to 180.  Leading the way on 9-holes was Ellie Choe with a 40, followed up by Rylie Pryor with a 42, Riya Viayasankar with a 44 and finally Jess Velent with a 45. Next up for Stevenson is Mundelein at 4 p.m. tomorrow at Crane’s Landing. Boys Soccer: The Patriots traveled to Glenbrook South on Tuesday to take on Prospect at the Glenbrook South Invite. Stevenson walked away with a 4-3 win. Next up for the Patriots is St. Patrick at 5:45 p.m. tomorrow at Glenbrook South. Girls Volleyball: Stevenson visited Niles North and won convincingly, 25-16, 25-12. The Patriots were led by juniors Brynn Smith with 6 kills and Mija Jegers with 5 kills. Sophomore Ava Wysocki added 4 kills on the night. Setters Abby Minin and Rachel Shin both had 8 assists and 2 aces apiece. The Stevenson middles had an active night, putting the ball down with fervor. Sasha Evenko had 3 kills, while Cayla Weisner and Adriana Voshtina contributed 2 kills. Next up for the Patriots is the Peggy Scholten Volleyball Classic at Conant on Friday, starting at 4:30 p.m.
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Mark your calendars for these events and see the Stevenson Calendar for details on these and future programs.Aug. 31: PPA Bake Sale
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

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