Tuesday, Mar. 7, 2023

Science Olympiad Takes First Place At UPenn Invitational

Stevenson’s Science Olympiad Team brought home the first-place trophy from the University of Pennsylvania Invitational held in Philadelphia.

A total of 60 teams from across the country competed, including eight Top 10 finalists in last year’s national competition. Overall, the Patriots won a total of 13 medals, including two first-place finishes.

The team will be traveling to the College of Lake County this weekend to compete in the regional tournament. Some of the award winners from UPenn include:
First Place Awards
Forestry: Tej Kosaraju and Helen Qian
Write It Do It: Iris Li and Angela Wang

Second Place Awards
Astronomy: Jeffery Lu and Mark Yang
Disease Detectives: Siddhant Sen and Mark Yang
Remote Sensing: Tej Kosaraju and Jeffery Lu

Third Place Awards
Environmental Chemistry: Kevin Qian and Angela Wang
It’s About Time: Caleb Song and Kevin Qian

Fourth Place Awards
Anatomy & Physiology: Timothy Bui and Helen Qian
Bridge: Angela Guo and Srikar Venkatesan
Cell Biology: Timothy Bui and Helen Qian
Dynamic Planet: Noah Kang and Tej Kosaraju
Forensics: Eleana Lu and Mark Yang
Rocks and Minerals: Angela Guo and Noah Kang

Patriots Debate Their Way To Success At State

At the Illinois Congressional Debate State Tournament, Stevenson debators Sahana Harini Raja and Eshaam Bhattad earned second place in their respective chambers.

The legislation written by Sarah Zhang, “A Bill To Fill Our Ballot,” was voted third place for top legislation.

Sounds Of Joy, Tranquility And Energy
Highlight Winter Band Concert!

Students from Honor, Advanced Symphonic, Symphonic, Concert and Freshman Bands cordially invite you to their two-night spectacular musical experience Wednesday and THURSDAY nights at 7 p.m. in the Performing Arts Center.

The repertoire will include a grand mix of core band literature with up-and-coming musical selections. If you can’t make it, no worries! You can stream the entire event in real time here.

There’s Still Time To Snag Tickets
To The Winter Play!

Tickets are running low for the Patriot Theatre Company’s electric Winter Play production of “The Curious Incident Of The Dog In The Night-Time.”

The show runs for FOUR DAYS in the Black Box Theatre: 4:30 p.m. on THURSDAY, the FRIDAY show is SOLD OUT, 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. on SATURDAY and 2 p.m. on SUNDAY

Seating is limited so get your tickets ($7 apiece) now!

PROM Primer: Fill Out Your Guest Forms NOW!!

Stevenson’s Met Gala-Themed Prom is right around the corner, set for APRIL 15!

Juniors and Seniors: If you are interested in attending Prom this year, click here for all the info! This website includes important dates, schedule of events and more.

IMPORTANT NOTE: If you want to attend Prom with a guest who does not go to Stevenson, you MUST fill out the guest form by MARCH 28. The guest form is on the Canva website linked above.

BREAKING NEWS: Animal Welfare Club Meeting Today Canceled!

Please note that TODAY’sAnimal Welfare Club meeting that was scheduled for after school has been canceled.

Field Trip! Visit College Of Lake County Next Week

Juniors and Seniors interested in visiting the College of Lake County are encouraged to pick up field trip permission slips in the College Career Center for a second opportunity to visit the CLC Grayslake and Southlake Campuses on Wednesday, March 15.

Students will be excused from Periods 1 through 5. The field trip will return to Stevenson at 12 noon for students to eat lunch. Tech Campus students will have time to eat before boarding their bus at 12:30 p.m. Teacher signatures are required for any missed class and parent/guardian signatures are also required on the permission slip.

Donate Blood…And Save Three Lives!

The National Honor Society Blood Drive will take place on FRIDAY in the Performing Arts Center from third through eighth period. All donors must be 17 years old, meet certain health requirements and register for an appointment slot.

All information, including how to register, can be found here

Guest Speaker To Share About Career In Law On Wednesday

Judge Marnie Slavin will be on campus to speak to students on WEDNESDAY. This event will take place during all lunch periods in Room 2104. Students must sign-up here.

Sophomore, junior and senior students will learn why she chose law, what her typical day as a judge looks like and things to consider in high school/college if you’re interested in law. 

Massive College Fair On THURSDAY!

Don’t forget about THURSDAY’s Regional College Fair, hosted by the College of Lake County! More than 140 college and university representatives will be on hand to answer all of your questions.

For more information or to register, click here.

SPECIAL NOTE: This week is the 9-week mark, which means we’re halfway through the semester! This would be a great time for families to head to the Interactive Report Card (IRC) to check on their student’s growth and progress in each class. If you have any questions, reach out to your student’s teacher. For a refresher on what each section details, click here. NOTE: All parent logins, including the login page for the IRC, can be found under the Parents Tab on the Stevenson Website.

TODAY ~ FAN Event I You Marvelous, Multipart You…An Introduction to Internal Family Systems: Stevenson is a sponsor of this virtual Family Action Network event that will take place at 7 p.m. TODAY via Zoom.

TOMORROW ~ Deadline To Register For Second-Semester AP Tests: Students taking Second Semester (Only) Advanced Placement classes can register for their AP Tests that will take place in May. Registration must be completed and a full payment must be made by TOMORROWPlease click here for more information.

THURSDAY-FRIDAY ~ Illinois Science Assessment Testing: Testingwill take place THURSDAY and FRIDAY for all juniors. Families should have received an e-mail regarding room assignments and how to prepare for these exams last Thursday, March 2. 

FRIDAY ~ Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery (ASVAB) Permission Due: This test will be offered to sophomores, juniors and seniors interested in the military next Thursday, March 16. This is a multiple-choice test that is used to determine the qualifications for enlistment in the United States Armed Forces. Students interested in taking this exam MUST return a signed permission slip to the College Career Center by FRIDAYClick here to learn more or sign the permission slip.

MARCH 16 ~ Travel With Stevenson Zoom, RE-SCHEDULED: There are 2024 travel opportunities available to the Dominican Republic, Japan, Iceland and Europe! The meeting was originally scheduled for tomorrow via Zoom, but has been postponed to MARCH 16. Get all the details at 6:30 p.m. on MARCH 16 via Zoom. NOTE: Families MUST register here in advance to receive the Zoom link. 

NOW THROUGH APRIL 28: Apply for these post-secondary scholarships with deadlines ranging from now through April 28.
FRIDAY: Deadline For Odyssey Logo Contest Submission. Submissions will be accepted now through FRIDAY. Prize is $150! More information about Odyssey on the website.


MARCH 31 ~ Party Time, Seniors…Early-Bird Ticket Deadline: Tickets for the “The Senior Class Party,” which is a two-hour boat cruise on Lake Michigan May 25, are available.
The early-bird price for tickets ($40 apiece) is good until MARCH 31, and after that tickets will increase to $45 apiece. To complete the transaction, put your Student ID in the Promo Code. For more information, please check out the Feb. 7 Daily Digest.

Upcoming Sports Events

TOMORROW: Boys Hockey State Semifinal: The Patriots will take on New Trier in the semifinals of the AHAI Boys Hockey State Tournament. Action begins at 6 p.m. TOMORROW at the Edge Ice Arena in Bensenville. Tickets can be purchased at the door.

Sports Results

Boys Hockey: The Patriots (43-15) played Glenbrook North on Saturday and won 8-5 advancing to the Final Four of the state tournament where they will take on New Trier at 6 p.m. on Wednesday at The Edge in Bensenville. The Patriots came out strong against Glenbrook North, scoring the only two goals in the first period by Bryan Wojdelko and Alan Wu. In the second period, Stevenson scored three goals on a power play (Zach Meyers, Tristan Caridei and Davis Jegers) and one short-handed goal by Jegers. The Patriots sealed the deal in the third period with goals from Jegers and Caridei, assisted by Spencer Harman and Andrew Lermer respectively. Jegers, pictured above right, broke the ALL-TIME RECORD for single-season goals scored, and currently sits at 77 goals for the season. The previous record was held by Jackson Leptich (2017-18) at 75 goals.

Boys Gymnastics: The Patriots had their first meet of the season on Thursday and placed second with a team score of 147.40, 6 points behind winner Hersey. Thor Mace led the way for Stevenson with a total score of 50.9, and a high score on the parallel bars of 9.0. Freshmen twins, Elliott and Eli Haskell, both had high marks throughout the meet, with Elliott scoring a team-high 9.4 on the vault and Eli with an 8.6. Rounding out the scorers on the night was Santi Gonzalez with a 43.65 and a team-high 9.0 on the floor exercise. Next up for Stevenson is a triangular at Mundelein at 6 p.m. on Thursday.

Sports Reminders

ONGOING: Register for Summer Sports Camp: For freshmen through seniors. Summer Sports Camp brochure, which is also located on the athletics webpage. Register here for Summer Sports Camp. Register early to make sure you are cleared to participate on the first day of camp.

TODAY ~ Girls Track Deadline: The last day to join Girls Track & Field is TODAY.  No exceptions. Register.

MARCH 13 ~ Boys Track Deadline: The last day to join Boys Track & Field is March 13. No exceptions. Register.

MARCH 15 ~ Deadline For Athletic Hall Of Fame Nominations: Nominations for the Stevenson Athletics Hall of Fame are now being accepted.  Nominate an athlete, coach, staff member or supporter who through their commitment, sacrifice, and dedication to the Stevenson Athletic Program have brought pride and distinction to our school community. Deadline to submit is March 15. Nomination Form

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

Mar. 7: 2023 Winter Sports Awards
Mar. 7: FAN ~ “You Marvelous, Multipart You: An Introduction to Internal Family Systems”
Mar. 8: AHAI Boys Hockey State Semifinals
Mar. 8-9: Band Concert
Mar. 9: CCC Presents ~ Illinois Regional College Fair
Mar. 9-10: ISA Testing
Mar. 9-12: Winter Play: The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time
Mar. 10: NHS Blood Drive
Mar. 10: Girls Water Polo ~ Frosty Friday! 
Mar. 11: NHS Kilometers For Kenya
Mar. 13: Stevenson Family Engagement ~ “Let’s Talk About Self Advocacy”
Mar. 13: FAN ~ “Drama Free: A Guide To Managing Unhealthy Family Relationships”

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