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    Maine West High School Spanish Students Score Well on NSE

    Students from Maine West earned a total of three gold, two silver and two bronze medals. Eleven other students attained honorable mention. “Attaining a medal or honorable mention for any student on the National Spanish Examinations is very prestigious,” said Kevin Cessna-Buscemi, National Director of the Exams, “because the exams are the largest of their…

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    Holocaust survivor talks to Maine West

    Today Steen Metz, a Holocaust survivor, talked to Maine West students about his experience in the Theresienstadt Concentration Camp in Odense, Denmark when he was just eight years old. In Theresienstad Concentration Camp 15,000 children passed through and Mr. Metz was just one of 1,500 survivors.

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  • Mother’s Day plant sale

    National Honor Society will be selling plants on May 10th and May 11th for Mother’s Day to help raise money for a new greenhouse! Plants are limited so make sure to come early and get your Mother’s Day plants!

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    Powering the Future

    Malala Yousafzai. Martin Luther King, Jr. Mahatma Gandhi. These well-known and celebrated activists have changed the course of the future because of their fights for civil rights. At West, Voice for the Nameless has won honors for their advocacy for civil rights and is known for their work in Des Plaines, in Chicago, and throughout…

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    Love by every which way

    Showcasing the different aspects of love, the spring play “Love/Sick” will premiere on April 19 at 4 p.m., with two more shows on April 20 and 21 at 7 p.m. “Love/Sick” is broken into nine different vignettes, each having a different angle on love, relationships, or marriage. Director David Harmon explains it as “a hilarious…

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