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    Two changes on schedule for second semester

    As first semester comes to a close, the Maine West administration is evaluating possible faults of the block schedule. With that, students can expect two major changes over the next few months. The first change is in response to the overcrowded lunch periods. During the X and Z lunch periods on block days, there are…

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    Geometry in Construction

    As the first semester is wrapping up, one of Maine West’s newest classes is continuing to make progress on their ambitious year-long project. Geometry in Construction, a two-period, year-long course of geometry and construction, is an alternative for incoming sophomores who don’t want to take a traditional geometry class. Unlike the standard geometry classes at…

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    Pop-Shop Discredits Rumors

    Despite rumors about struggling to be profitable, the Maine West Pop-Shop is not losing money due to the block schedule change. The Pop-Shop is making a profit and is not at risk of closing down. “The pop-shop makes money every day,” Entrepreneurship teacher David Baysinger said. “Our sales have actually increased being opened during 5th…

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    Maine West Fencing Team Starts the Season Strong

    Ranking in the top third against 15 schools in their respective weapons, the Maine West fencing team had their first meet on Nov. 10 at Stevenson High School. The Warriors competed against fencers from New Trier, Deerfield, U of C Lab School and several more. : It was just about getting in the mindset of…

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    Marty Moylan’s Win

    During the midterm elections on Nov. 6, Marty Moylan (D) surpassed Marilyn Smolenski (R) by more than ten percent to secure a spot as state representative for the 55th district, which includes Des Plaines. His progressive stance on gun control and family values helped to propel him to the win. All over Des Plaines, locals…

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    Business As Usual

    Members of DECA were provided with the opportunity to enhance their skills on Friday, Oct. 26 at the Donald E Stephens Convention Center. Around 15 students decided to attend the optional field trip as a way to prepare and learn about role plays, which they will later have to execute at regionals on Jan. 25….

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