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    Soaring Through Success

    Performing at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign for Theater Fest for the first time in more than 10 years, the fall play production of “Peter and the Starcatcher” will be going to state Jan.  9, 10, and 11. Just as high school sports go to state, this opportunity allows the cast and crew to…

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    Voice for the Nameless

    Our very own Maine West Community has eagerly been serving as a platform to promote human rights for the past ten years. Originating from an extra credit field trip organized by Mr. Harper, Voice for the Nameless serves as an avenue to speak for individuals who may not have the opportunity to do so. Reflecting…

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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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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

 tinyurl.com/westerner2019 

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

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