Friday, Mar. 24, 2023

Model Student: Rybin Heading To State For Architectural Modeling

Facing nearly 100 competitors from seven different schools, senior Dan Rybin won the 3D Architectural Modeling competition at the Illinois Design Educators Association Regional Competition earlier this month.

Rybin, who is pictured left and will now advance to the state finals on April 22, was one of 12 members of the Architecture And Engineering Club that participated in the competition and Stevenson had competitors not only in 3D Architectural Modeling, but also 3D CAD Modeling and 3D Assembly Modeling.

Other Stevenson competitors included: Joseph Wang, Vedansh Wadhwani, Rishikesh Battarusetty, Dylan Patel, Sammy Fayn, Abhay Agarwal, Julian Perez, Rithvikesh Battarusetty, Alex Inman, Mark Gingiss and Jiseob Shin.

More Champions For Stevenson In HOSA State Competition

The final events for the recent Illinois HOSA-Future Health Professionals state competition were finally completed and results have been posted…and members of Stevenson’s HOSA Club received additional recognition.

The previously shared compilation of HOSA results has now been fully updated. 

Here are the newly announced winners:

First-Place Finishers

Biology ~ Shaiv Mistry
Math For Health Professionals ~ Aditya Dalal
Microbiology ~ Nourish Kapoor

Second-Place Finishers
Anatomy & Physiology ~ Ananya Prakash
Biology ~ Thomas Edat
Career Development ~ Akshaya Ganji
Leadership ~ Jennifer Huang
Microbiology ~ Sarah Narula

Third-Place Finishers
Anatomy & Physiology ~ Garv Bakshe
Biology ~ Shaurya Khati
General Chemistry ~ Sivani Potnuru

Top 10 Finishers
AAFP Family Medicine Career Test ~ Twisha Hegde
Anatomy & Physiology ~ Arya Pore, Audrey Lee, Yana Malpani, Avik Virdi, Yash Vijay
Biology ~ Anish Deshpande
Career Development ~ Aamuktha Yalamanchili, Pujita Jain
Leadership ~ Eungyul Moon, Vaishnavi Navalkar
Occupational Health & Safety ~ Aditi Thota, Grace Huang

The HOSA team is also featured in the March edition of the Lake County Medical Reserve Corp (MRC) newsletter.

On the first page, the team is pictured during a “Stop The Bleed” training. On the second page, there is a nice write-up about the group and the amazing work it has done in the community.


In case you’re around during Spring Break and want to get in a few workouts…or just hang out, the Patriot Wellness Center will be OPEN!  

PWC Spring Break Hours:
March 27-March 31: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
April 1-April 2: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Seniors: Here’s Another Scholarship Opportunity!

The Hoffman Estates (IL) Chapter of The Links, Incorporated is awarding scholarships to qualified African-American high school seniors in the Northwest Suburban areas of Chicago.

Scholarships are available for students who will attend a two-year community college or a four-year college or university as a full-time student in the Fall of 2023. Students may apply in one or more qualifying categories: Historically Black College or University (HBCU), Big Ten University, The Arts, Community College or Academic Achievement.

All scholarship applications are due Friday, March 31.

For more scholarship opportunities: Apply for these post-secondary scholarships with deadlines ranging from now through April 28.


Need some Stevenson gear…and want a good deal?

Stock up at the Patriot School Store before you leave for Spring Break with a 15 percent off EVERYTHING sale (excluding letterman jackets, Jalen Brunson gear and school supplies).

The sale ends TODAY and the store is open until 3 p.m. All sales are in-person only, and while supplies last.

For questions, please contact Megan Shahinian at or 847.415.4126.

Fast-A-Thon Event Slated For First Week Back At School; RSVP Now

Join Stevenson’s Muslim Student Association (MSA) on Thursday, April 6 from 6:45 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. in Room 2104 for Fast-A-Thon!

During this event, there will be a guest speaker to inform attendees about Ramadan, food for when the fast is broken, and games.

If you’re interested in fasting with Muslim peers during the day and/or would like to attend the event, please fill out this form to RSVP as soon as possible.

NOTE: MSA is not a Stevenson-sponsored club; this is not a Stevenson-sponsored event.


NOW THROUGH APRIL 28: Apply for these post-secondary scholarships with deadlines ranging from now through April 28.

MAY 15 ~ Odyssey App/Rec Forms Due: The Fine Arts Division is accepting applications and recommendations for Odyssey 2024 artists and workshop ideas. Students, faculty and staff may use the Odyssey Form to suggest artists and submit workshop ideas for Odyssey, which will run Feb. 13-14, 2024.


NOW THROUGH APRIL ~ Project Cutlery: Green Team is concerned about plastic utensil use at Stevenson. The club has organized a raffle running now through April for students who submit a photo of the reusable utensil they use at Stevenson through this form. Those submissions are entered for a chance to WIN a solar-powered portable charger! There will be THREE randomly selected winners who will be notified in April. Submitted photos MUST show use AT STEVENSON in order to be considered.

NOW THROUGH END OF SCHOOL YEAR ~ Shoe Donations: The Green Team and SWALCO (Solid Waste Agency of Lake County) have partnered to keep unwanted footwear out of landfills. The Green Team will take shoes in ANY condition, whether they are for athletics, formalwear, etc. Collection continues NOW through the END OF THE SCHOOL YEAR in the donation box at the Point, across from the Security Desk. Please e-mail the Green Team sponsor ( with any questions.

TOMORROW ~ Peer Helper Applications Due: Apply to be a Peer Helper for the 2023-24 school year and help fellow Stevenson students better enjoy their high school experience. Applications are due TOMORROW. If you are interested in becoming a part of a very exciting and challenging program, please complete an online application.


NOW ~ Tickets Available NOW For TEDx: Mark your calendars, and buy your tickets…the power of TED is coming to Stevenson next month in the form of a student-led and student-run grassroots event called TEDxStevensonHighSchool. 
TEDxStevensonHighSchool will follow the theme “Passions and Perspectives” in the
upcoming event, slated for 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. on APRIL 25 in the West Auditorium. There are only 100 spots available. Tickets are $5 and can be purchased here.

SUNDAY ~ Deadline For Spirit T-Shirt Contest Submissions: The Patriot School Store needs help designing a new Stevenson Spirit Wear T-shirt! One entry per student, black or white t-shirt only, front design only. Designs are subject to modifications by the vendor. Please submit your design in PDF format to by SUNDAY.

APRIL 3 ~ Prom Ticket Deadline: PROM tickets are officially on salePlease use this link to purchase your tickets, which are $95 apiece and will be on sale until APRIL 3. Prom will be held on APRIL 15 at the Hyatt Regency O’Hare Hotel. 
 Just a friendly reminder to get ahead of the curve and get your PROM Guest Forms turned in. 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.


ONGOING ~ Apply To Work At Camp Patriot: Camp Patriot is looking for staff for the summer! Camp Patriot is open to kids who are entering kindergarten through eighth grade in the fall. Daily activities are led by Role Models and professional staff. These may include art, cooking, dance, drama, music, sports, STEM and so much more! If you are a current sophomore and older, please stop by Student Activities or visit the PREP Page for more information.

ONGOING ~ Jobs, Jobs, Jobs: Stevenson has a vast array of job postings that is continuously updated with new listings. From job shadows to internships and summer jobs, there is plenty to explore. Check out the Student Career Connection page on the Stevenson website to learn more.

Seniors: Get out your calendars…you’re probably going to want to “save these dates” as these are the top “Senior Send-Off” events at Stevenson…and you won’t want to miss them! Also included are deadlines for permission slips, early-bird ticketing, etc. We will provide more detailed information here as it becomes available. Stay tuned! Note: The “Seniors: Class Of 2023” page on the Stevenson website will also be updated with all of this information as it becomes available. 


** Please note that Prom is for Seniors AND Juniors!
APRIL 28 ~ Senior Sunrise
MAY 25 ~ Senior Class Party
MAY 26 ~ Graduation


MARCH 28 ~ Prom Guest Form Deadline: If you want to attend Prom on April 15 with a guest who does not go to Stevenson, you MUST fill out the guest form by MARCH 28. 

MARCH 31 ~ Party Time, Seniors…Early-Bird Ticket Deadline: Tickets for “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.

APRIL 3 ~ Prom Tickets On Sale: PROM tickets are officially on salePlease use this link to purchase your tickets, which are $95 apiece and will be on sale until APRIL 3.

Sports Results

Badminton: The Patriots (2-0) hosted conference opponent Waukegan and breezed to the win, dominating all of their matches and finishing 18-0. The No. 2 doubles team, Lindsey Wang and Veronica Ornatsky, won their match 21-2, 21-3. Singles player Reshma Rajesh defeated her opponent 21-1, 21-1. Next up for Stevenson is the Glenbard East Invite at 8 a.m. tomorrow. We were out at last night’s match and got some great photos. For a full gallery of photos, please click here. Photos: Joel Lerner.

Baseball: Stevenson (1-1) changed up its schedule at the last minute and hosted Huntley on the Varsity Field, losing 6-2. Pitcher Chris Iannuzzi took the loss for the Patriots, surrendering 4 runs on 4 hits over three innings, striking out two batters. Stevenson tallied 6 hits with Michael Belbot and Iannuzzi tallying 2 hits apiece. Next up is a home game at 4:45 p.m. today against Notre Dame.

Boys Lacrosse: The Patriots (0-2) hosted Barrington on Wednesday night and lost 15-9 under the Stadium lights. Stevenson was down 8-7 at halftime, but the Broncos pulled away in the second half on their way to victory. The Patriots’ offense was led by Aarav Patel with 4 goals. Caleb Lee had 2 goals (1 assist) and Cameron Crew had 2 goals (1 assist). Zaine Clemons tallied the first goal of his high school career, in addition to his first assist. Josh Lee added 1 assist on the day. The Patriots’ defense was led by Jack Myers and Ian McKelvey. Shashwat Singh and John Garcia each made their varsity debut in goal. Next up for Stevenson is a road game at Palatine at 6:30 p.m. tonight. 

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.

ONGOING ~Sports Boosters Signs: The Sports Boosters are running their annual lawn sign sale.  Customize your sign for graduation, school activities and special events. Check out all the fun options!

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

Mar. 27-31:SPRING BREAK!
Apr. 3: Return To School
Apr. 4: CCC Presents: Freshmen Family Night
Apr. 4:The AP And Advanced Art Show And Reception
Apr. 4: Student Government Induction Ceremony
Apr. 5:The AP And Advanced Art Show
Apr. 7:Non-Attendance Day: NO SCHOOL

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