Monday, Dec. 5, 2022

Original Student Music Was Highlighted At Showcase!

A vast array of musical talent was on display on Friday in Stevenson’s popular Music Production Showcase.

The event featured the pieces that students had worked on in Music Production classes this semester. Students showcased their original music through performances, artist talks, and live listening sessions.

For a full gallery of photos from the event, please click here. Photos: Joel Lerner.

Best Of Stevenson Artwork On Display Tomorrow And Wednesday!

Check out the best work of Stevenson’s Semester I art students tomorrow and Wednesday at the 2022 Winter ArtFest.

Each Fall, 2022 first-semester art students are invited to include one item created in each of their art classes to be viewed in the art show, which will stage pieces in the Upper Forum and Room 2104. On Tuesday, the artwork will be on display from 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. and a public reception will take place from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. On Wednesday, the artwork will be on display from 7:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

All visual art classes are represented in the art show.

All teachers are encouraged to bring their classes to the art show any class period during the run of the show.

TUESDAY: FAN EVENT ~ Friendship…The Evolution, Biology and Extraordinary Power of Life’s Fundamental Bond ~ This event is co-sponsored by Stevenson and is slated for a 7 p.m. start at Lake Forest Country Day School in its Performing Arts Center.

WEDNESDAY: FAN EVENT ~ Friendship…The Evolution, Biology and Extraordinary Power of Life’s Fundamental Bond ~ This event is co-sponsored by Stevenson and is slated for a 7 p.m. start at Regina Dominican High School in Wilmette in its O’Shaughnessy Theater.

THURSDAY: CCC Night For Juniors ~ The event will be in-person at the Performing Arts Center, but it will also be live-streamed via a Zoom Webinar: Post-Secondary Counselors Sara English and Dan Miller and Career Program Specialist Dan Diambri will discuss ways students can further explore career options and options after high school as well as how to choose a college, how a college chooses its students and the next steps.

MONDAY, DEC. 12:  FAN | You Need a Manifesto: How to Craft Your Convictions and Put Them to Work ~ This event is slated for a 7 p.m. start and is virtual via Zoom.

THE FINAL EXPERIENCE, DEC. 21, DEC. 22 ~ Stevenson’s Final Experience is just around the corner, and the timing of the two days is new this year. Here’s a quick look at the structure of the schedule. More information about busing, tutoring, food services and Patriots Wellness Center hours during the two days is coming soon!

PWC Headlines: Turf Use, PPT, Current Offerings

Here is the latest news from the Patriot Wellness Center:

Turf Use: Due to the PWC’s new fitness training program, Patriot Performance Training, the PWC Turf will be closed to general use on Tuesdays (3:45 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.) and Thursdays (3:45 p.m. to 4:45 p.m.)

Patriot Performance Training (PPT) is a group training program that improves all aspects of fitness, including strength, speed, power, and muscular and aerobic endurance.

If you are interested in joining Patriot Performance Training, please ask one of our Wellness Coaches at the PWC.

Current PWC Offerings: The current PWC offerings include Zumba, Open Soccer, Yoga and Field Games.

Cuteness And Comfort Alert: Dogs Coming To Stevenson Tomorrow!

Need some cuteness and comfort in your life? Stop by Room 6110 after school TOMORROW to visit with trained dogs!

Animal Welfare Club is hosting Canines 4 Comforta 501(c)3 organization that provides trained dogs to support mental health treatment and wellness. Canines 4 Comfort trains and places psychiatric service dogs with individuals experiencing PTSD, anxiety, depression and other mental health diagnoses. Many of these recipients are veterans and children.

Canines 4 Comfort also places therapeutic facility dogs for schools and first responder teams in our communities. These specially trained dogs work with social services to defuse highly emotional situations and provide a calm and nurturing environment. These dogs bring goodwill to neighborhoods, provide relief and decompression to staff when dealing with serious situations, and assist with witness and victim interviews and debriefings.

Sing It, Stevenson! 
S-Factor Singing Competition Looking For Contestants!

Kiva Club is planning its biggest fundraiser of the year: S-Factor!

S-Factor is the club’s annual singing competition fundraiser where Stevenson students will compete for prizes and help choose an entrepreneur from an emerging economy to give proceeds from the events.

Auditions for contestants and emcees (seniors only) are coming up. Applicants can click here for the application or scan the QR code and record their submissions to be judged.

The deadline for submissions is Friday at 11:59 p.m. 

S-Factor will take place on Jan. 27.

Students Helping Soldiers Can Send Your Service Member A Holiday Care Package; Needs Addresses!

Do you know anyone actively serving in the Army, Navy, Air Force or Marines?

Students Helping Soldiers is making Holiday Care Packages to send to troops overseas…and the club needs service members’ addresses.

Please send addresses to Coach Moran or Coach Hutchins by THURSDAY. Care packages will be sent out on Friday.

Athletic Results

Girls Gymnastics:
 Stevenson headed to Rolling Meadows for its first Invite and earned the championship with a score of 66.25. Emma Fang placed first on the uneven bars with a score of 9.25 and Ashley Schabes placed first on the balance beam with a score of 9.3. Notable performances also came from Sam Matzek and Ariel Kaplan. Next up for the Patriots is conference opponent Libertyville at 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday. We were at a recent gymnastics meet…check out some great pics on FacebookInstagram and Twitter.

Boys Swimming and Diving: The Patriots hosted the Stevenson Relays this weekend and placed first in both the Green (247) and Gold (284) Divisions. Some of the top performances from Stevenson included: the 400 medley relay team earning first at 3:30.00 with Jonny FarberColin ZhangMichael Wywrocki and David Kohan, and the 500 free relay team of Samuel RahimzadehLiam PlautzJack Curtin and Jack Motl getting first with a 4:18.32. Next up for the Patriots is a home dual meet against Warren at 5 p.m. on Thursday. 

Boys Hockey:
 Stevenson (22-8) took on conference opponent Glenbrook North and won, 5-2. Davis Jegers scored the first goal in the opening period, assisted by Dylan Jette and Jacob TopelSpencer Harman scored with two minutes left in the first, assisted by Jegers and Jette. Tristan Caridei scored in the second, assisted by David Etingen and Bryan WojdelkoWill Harlow then scored with Jegers on the assist. The final score came from Wojdelko, assisted by Andrew Lermer and Harman. Sunday, the Patriots took on Carmel and lost in overtime, 5-4. Stevenson remained scoreless until the second period, when Justin Verlinsky scored in the 13th minute, assisted by Lermer and Harlow. The next goal came quickly, scored by Wojdelko, assisted by Harlow. Harlow and Jegers both scored on the power play moving ahead 4-3. Next up for the Patriots is Glenbrook South at 5:50 p.m. on Thursday.

Boys Fencing: Stevenson (8-1) headed to Wisconsin for the Brookfield Academy Invite. The Patriots defeated Brookfield Academy, 25-2. Then the Patriots won again against Marian Central Catholic, 26-1. Stevenson also defeated Catholic Memorial 21-6 and then edged out Libertyville/Vernon Hills, 17-10. Next up for the Patriots is Culver Academy at 8:30 a.m. on Saturday.

Girls Fencing: Like the boys, the girls fencing team (9-0) also traveled to Wisconsin to take on Brookfield Academy, Marian Central Catholic, Catholic Memorial, and Libertyville/Vernon Hills, defeating all of their opponents. The Patriots defeated Brookfield Academy, 24-3; Marian Central, 26-1; Catholic Memorial, 26-1; and finally Libertyville/Vernon Hills, 19-8. Next up for the Patriots is Culver Academy at 8:30 a.m. on Saturday.

Boys Bowling: The Patriots (5-1) finished fourth out of 22 teams at the Vernon Hills Invite, in a highly contested field. Ender Starr finished fourth as an individual with a 1295 series and a high game of 237. Jackson Sher also took home the highest game honor with a 287 in the final game, including the first 10 frames as strikes. Next up is a conference match against Warren at 4:45 p.m. on Tuesday at Bertrand Lanes. 

Girls Bowling: Stevenson (0-2) traveled to Palatine for the Fremd Invite and finished 15th in a pool of highly competitive teams. Anna Reyes came in 18th out of 100 bowlers with a game high of 210. Next up for the Patriots is a conference matchup against Waukegan at 4:45 p.m. tonight at Fairhaven Lanes. 

Boys Basketball:
 The Patriots (4-1) took on Westinghouse College Prep over the weekend and won, 62-52. Next up for Stevenson is conference opponent Lake Zurich at 7 p.m. on Tuesday.

Girls Basketball: The Patriots (4-3) had a tough weekend, losing to Libertyville on Friday, 50-30. Emory Klatt was the high scorer with 14 points, followed by Kendell Williams with 7 points. On Saturday, Stevenson also fell to Fremd 70-42 at the Chicagoland Invitational. Kate Arne was the high scorer with 15 points and named the player of the game. Nisha Musunuri followed with 11 points. Next up for Stevenson is conference opponent Lake Zurich at 7 p.m. on Tuesday.

Sports Notes

Boys Lacrosse Information Meeting: Athletes who are interested in trying out for boys lacrosse this spring are invited to attend an informational meeting at 3:30 p.m. TODAY in Room 5132. The meeting will take approximately 30 minutes. E-mail Coach Hake at with questions. NOTE: If you are in a Winter Sport, you should NOT attend.

Mark Your Calendars: Just a reminder to all Student-Athletes ~ If you have not attended the mandatory Student-Athlete meeting, there is one coming up on THURSDAY from 9:45 a.m. to 10:15 a.m. in the West Auditorium. Please be on time as the auditorium fills up quickly and the meeting will start promptly.

Girls Basketball: The 2022 State Champion Girls Basketball team will be playing Huntley on SATURDAY at 2 p.m. at the NOW Arena. Tickets are $10 for general admission.

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

Dec. 6-7: Winter ArtFest
Dec. 6: Winter ArtFest Reception
Dec. 6: FAN: Friendship ~ The Evolution, Biology and Extraordinary Power of Life’s Fundamental Bond
Dec. 7: Band Fundraiser ~ Noodles & Company
Dec. 7: FAN: Friendship ~ The Evolution, Biology and Extraordinary Power of Life’s Fundamental Bond
Dec. 8: Late Arrival
Dec. 8: CCC Presents: College And Career Center Night For Junior Families
Dec. 9: HOSA Fundraiser ~ Culver’s
Dec. 9: Failed Presidential Candidates Improv Show
Dec. 9-10: 2022 Winter Dance Concert
Dec. 11: Early Music Series: Baroque Ensemble
Dec. 12: FAN: You Need a Manifesto ~ How to Craft Your Convictions and Put Them to Work
Dec. 12-13:Winter Band Concert

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