• Entertainment

    Avengers inspired concert

    The Maine West combined concert and symphonic band met to practice after school in preparation of the spring concert on Thursday. Inspired by the recent release of Avengers: Infinity War, the band will be preforming the theme from The Avengers as one of their three pieces.

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  • seeing skyscrapers

    seeing skyscrapers by jenna robbins reporter Including everything from the tops of Chicago skyscrapers to century-old underground bank vaults, Open House Chicago is a celebration of the city’s world-class architecture that will take place all over Chicago Oct. 14-15. The annual event is absolutely free, and it gives people the opportunity to explore the inner…

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  • Marching Towards Victory

    MARCHING TOWARDS VICTORY AFTER SEIZING SECOND PLACE AT GRAYSLAKE, THE MARCHING WARRIORS ARE LOOKING FORWARD TO A STRONG SEASON BY ABIGAIL MILOVANCEVIC asst. entertainment editor Presenting the new American-Revolution themed show at this year’s football games and competitions, the Marching Band has a loaded #September schedule, including three competitions to see how they rank against…

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    STARGIRLS Silent sky explores ambition in space exploration by Corinne bellot reporter Portraying the advancements of women through the struggles of a group of American astronomers, the fall play “Silent Sky” will premiere on Oct. 12 at 4 p.m., with two more shows on Oct. 13 and 14 at 7 p.m. As the actors prepare,…

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  • Band, Choir and Orchestra take on NYC

    Visiting everything from the bright lights of Broadway to the lush corners of Central Park, students from band, orchestra and choir will pack their bags to take their musical talents to New York City this spring break. The music department plans a large trip every four years for students to expand their musical and cultural…

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  • Once Upon an Orchesis

    Combining jazz, lyrical, tap, hip-hop, and contemporary dance into a storybook-inspired theme, “Once Upon an Orchesis” will showcase the best of Maine West’s dancers on March 9 at 4 p.m. and March 10-11 at 7 p.m. “In the show, you’ll laugh and cry, see good vs. evil, beloved fairy tales, evil queens, a hilarious secret…

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Westerner: The Maine West student voice for more than 50 years

Applications for next year’s Westerner staff are available!

You can complete the application by clicking on the link below


Make sure to submit it by Thursday, Feb. 21.

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Special Issue 2019


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