Monday, Sept. 12, 2022

Wellness Week Continues Tomorrow With Lyrics And Lollipops!

Wellness Week is here! We hope you got a button before school that features the Four Pillars of Wellness ~ Mindset, Sleep, Nutrition, Movement.

Peer Helpers will host a week’s worth of fun activities each school day. Wellness Week runs Monday through Friday with all activities during the lunch hours to take place in the Student Lounge next to the College Career Center:Here’s a look ahead to Tuesday’s Activity: MINDSET ~ 🎼🍭 Lyrics & Lollipops ~ 🎼🍭 How Do You Get Into a Healthy Mindset? (and Crafts in the Student Lounge!)To cap off Wellness Week, the National Honor Society will host, from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Saturday, 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!All attendees must have a ticket to enter the event with 100 percent of proceeds going to local wellness-based agencies Shelter Inc. and Family Focus. At StreetFest, all of the activities will shut down at 7:45 p.m. and attendees will be directed into The Stadium for the Closing Ceremony, which will include student performances and fireworks. For safety purposes, once the Closing Ceremony has begun, all spectators must remain in The Stadium for the fireworks.TICKETS: Tickets to StreetFest are live and available for purchase on Go Fan! If you are in NHS, check your e-mail for specific ticketing instructions.

T-SHIRTS: Wellness Week StreetFest t-shirts will be available for purchase during the lunch hours for $10 in the Wood Commons and the East Glass Commons. T-shirts will also be available during the Sept. 16 home football game.
Peer Helpers Get Their Yoga On…You Can Too After School On Wednesday!
Calling All Yogis…And Those Thinking About Becoming Yogis….Try A Yoga Class Wednesday After School!

As part of Wellness Week, why not sample a great form of physical wellness: yoga! Come to the Cardio Fitness Room on the third floor of the Patriot Wellness Center at 3:35 p.m. on Wednesday for a 45-minute Yoga Class. If you like it, you may want to plan on doing more yoga starting next month when the PWC will offer yoga classes more regularly.

To sign up for Wednesday’s yoga class, please use this form. 
Bass Fishing Team Gets Big Props On State Stage!

One of the best Bass Fishing teams in the state, Stevenson was prominently featured in the September edition of the Illinois Bass Fishing Coaches Association Newsletter.

The Patriots were given particularly high marks for their recent performance at Lake Jacksonville with the writer of the newsletter explaining: “When the stakes get real, fishing, of course gets tough, but as usual there is always a team that comes in and gives us that wow factor and that team was from Stevenson ~ Matthew Qualich and Charlie Grisamore with 15 pounds, 2 ounces. This is their second event win out of Jacksonville. They were the winners in Season 1 when Matthew held the ICASSTT record for biggest bass for over a year.”

Regarding the outstanding performance of Qualich and Grisamore at another event, Cal-Sag/Lake Calumet, the writer wrote: “They are firing on all cylinders.”
✅ Catalyst Club Hosting “Not My Kid?!?” Event: To help kick off the new school year with a great message, Catalyst Club, a leadership group dedicated to supporting and encouraging a drug- and alcohol-free lifestyle for the youth in our community, has teamed with Stand Strong Coalition for its annual Not My Kid?!? event from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. on Tuesday in the Recital Hall.

✅ Family Action Network Presents ~ In The Milky Way: An Autobiography Of Our Galaxy: In this Zoom event at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, astrophysicist and folklorist Moiya McTier, Ph.D. channels the Milky Way, detailing what humans have discovered about everything from its formation to its eventual death, and what more there is to learn about this galaxy we call home.

✅ Family Action Network Presents ~ Belonging: The Science of Creating Connection and Bridging Divide: In this Zoom event at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Geoffrey Cohen and Beverly Daniel Tatum discuss how divisions in our society based on class, politics, race, religion, gender, and nationality are erupting around the globe. The consequences of not having a sense of belonging range from political strife to illness to underperformance at work and in the classroom. ✅ 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.
Morning Protocol: No Drop-Offs In Subdivision 

Parents: Please note that, for safety purposes, there should be no drop-offs of students before school in the Tenerife subdivision.

The Buffalo Grove Police Department may start ticketing those who continue to do so.

Thank you for your cooperation. 
Seniors: Planning On Making An Early Decision For College? You Must Attend Mandatory Session Tomorrow At The CCC

Seniors who are considering an Early Decision Admission Plan (remember not all schools offer this plan) must attend one of several offered informational sessions at the College Career Center.

The session, which will ensure that seniors understand the terms of the plan, should be about 20 minutes and will be held TOMORROW during all lunch periods and again on Wednesday, Oct. 12, either before school at 7:45 a.m. or during eighth period.
Athletic ResultsGirls Volleyball: Stevenson traveled to Niles for its third tournament in three weeks, winning the championship over Joliet Catholic to take the tournament trophy. Beating all five of the opponents they faced, the Patriots, now 13-5 on the season, had key contributions from all players throughout the two-day invite: Brynn Smith had 36 kills, 11 digs, 5 solo blocks, 10 block assists, and 4 aces. Mija Jegers had 29 kills, 19 digs, 8 block assists, 2 assists, and 7 aces. Ava Wysocki contributed 12 kills and 14 block assists while middles Sasha Evenko and Cayla Weisner combined to add 45 block assists, 4 kills, 1 solo block and 5 aces. Setter Abby Minin added 3 kills, 5 digs, 55 assists, 7 block assists, and 3 aces. Libero Teagon Ohlwein added 15 digs, 4 assists, and 3 aces. Defensive specialist Alice Birtig added 14 digs. The Patriots travel to Buffalo Grove today for a 6 p.m. nonconference match. Also, Stevenson will be taking on conference opponent Warren on Wednesday and it’s a GOLD OUT! The Patriots will be teaming up with Cal’s Angels to raise money for pediatric cancer and overall awareness. 

Girls Golf: The Patriots rolled over the weekend, competing in two different invites and coming home victorious in both. At the Ram Invite, Stevenson, now 7-0 on the season, got a 76 from Riya Vijayasankar, which placed her fourth individually in the field. Michelle Young placed fifth with a score of 77 while Rylie Pryor took seventh, also with a score of 77. Joyce Hu placed eighth with a score of 78. At the Waukegan Invite, Allyson Duan came in fourth with a score of 74, Chelsea She placed seventh with a score of 75, and Ellie Choe and Sophia Joeng both scored a 77 to win a very tough field! Next up for the Patriots is Libertyville at 4 p.m. on Friday at Veterans Memorial Golf Club. 

Girls Tennis: The Patriots traveled to Palatine for the Fremd Invite and came home champions. Stevenson, now 3-0 on the season, played its first match against Fremd and won 4-1. Against Fremd, the No. 2 and No. 3 singles teams beat their opponents, 6-0, 6-0. Additionally, the No. 3 doubles team also defeated its opponent, 6-0, 6-0. Then the Patriots took on Glenbrook South and won 5-0, where No. 1 singles player Abby Ma shut out her opponent, 6-0, 6-0. And then against Highland Park, Stevenson came out victorious, 5-0. Ma once again rolled her opponent, 6-0, 6-0 while Ana Sukovic also won her match 6-0, 6-0. Next up for the Patriots is a road match at conference opponent Mundelein at 4:45 p.m. tomorrow.

Girls Swimming and Diving: Stevenson moved to 3-0 on the season, after defeating both New Trier and St. Ignatius in a double dual. In the 200-yard medley relay, Stevenson dominated the field taking first, second and third place. In the 200-yard freestyle, Abby Collins and Hana Wienckowski placed third and fourth respectively. Shay Donovan and Amy Andres placed second and fourth in the 200-yard IM. Milena Busma placed second in the 100-yard fly with a time of 57.93, while Hana Wienckowski placed second in the 100-yard freestyle with a time of 52.88. Again, the Patriots dominated the 500-yard freestyle placing first, second, fourth and fifth in the race. In the 200-yard freestyle relay, Stevenson placed second with a time of 1:37.60 and fourth with a time of 1:39.80. In the 100-yard backstroke, Jennifer Chen and Abby Collins placed second and third. Nelli Sandor and Stephanie Kirova placed third and fourth in the 100-yard breaststroke. In the final event of the night, Stevenson placed third and fourth in the 400-yard freestyle relay. Diver Cassidy Carlborg placed second with a score of 228.70. Next up for the Patriots is conference opponent Libertyville at 5 p.m. on Thursday.Boys Hockey: Competing in the Wheaton West Preseason Invite at Center Ice in Glen Ellyn, the Patriots won two early games before falling in the quarterfinals to York, 4-1 on Saturday night. Stevenson, now 3-1 on the season, defeated Waubonsie on Friday, 9-1. Then earlier on Saturday, the Patriots competed against Providence and triumphed, 8-1. Next up for the Patriots is St. Rita of Cascia at 8:40 p.m. on Wednesday at Twin Rinks. 

Boys Cross Country: Stevenson attended the 45th Annual Wauconda Invite and took fourth place as a team with three runners placing in the Top 20. Dylan Zimmerman started it off for the Patriots, placing second with a time of 16:43. Richard Klein came in 13th with a 17:35 and Gurshaan Sohi came in 17th with a 17:53. Next up for the Patriots is conference opponent Libertyville at 4:45 p.m. tomorrow in a dual meet at the Vernon Hills Athletic Complex. Football: The Patriots suffered a heartbreaking 13-10 loss on Friday as host Lake Zurich made a huge play in the final moments of the game. Stevenson, now 1-2 on the season, took an early lead, blocking a Lake Zurich field goal going into the half with a 10-0 lead. After the break, Lake Zurich tied it up with 6:47 left in the game. As time expired, Lake Zurich then kicked a 52-yard field goal. Next up for the Patriots is visiting Warren at 7 p.m. on Friday following the Girls Field Hockey match against Glenbard West. Advance tickets for the game will be sold on GoFan.
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Mark your calendars for these events and see the Stevenson Calendar for details on these and future programs.

Sept. 12-17: Wellness Week
Sept. 14: PPA Bake Sale
Sept. 15: Late Arrival
Sept. 17: StreetFest 2022
Sept. 19: Jazz Faculty Recital
Sept. 19: District 125 Board Of Education Meeting

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