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    Maine West and Maine East – Top 50 in Illinois High Schools

    In May, US News released the 2018 list for best high schools statewide – ranking Maine West as the top 27th while Maine East ranked top 46th among Illinois. Both high schools were able to reach such high rankings due to their exceptional performance upon the following criteria: performance in the statewide test by low-income…

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    Pi Sigma Pi 2018 Annual Picnic

    Today students gather outside the Pool after school to celebrate their involvement in Pi Sigma Pi, Maine West’s Social Science Honors Society. “I really enjoy spending time with my classmates at the yearly picnic while we enjoy hotdogs, grilled cheese sandwiches, chips, and refreshments while receiving our induction certificates,” sophomore Kensey Reeves said.

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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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September 2018

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