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  • Drama Students Hit the Road to See Illinois’ Talent

    Full of chances to see high school thespians from across Illinois perform their best shows, as well as to participate in theater workshops, Maine West students traveled to the Illinois High School Theatre Festival — often called Theatrefest — at Illinois State University Jan. 11-13. Members of both #Drama Club and Thespian Club were given…

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  • Turkey Trot

    In order to raise money for the Des Plaines Food Pantry and Self-Help Closet, the 18th annual Turkey Trot run is scheduled for today at 3:30 p.m. in the stadium. Friends and family are encouraged to join the non-competitive run. Turkey Trot participants will pay a $3 entry fee & may enter a prize raffle….

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  • Drink-and-Tax

    Cook County hits students in their wallets BY Sarah smail reporter Whether students are craving a Coke, a Gatorade or even a frappuccino, they are paying even more than they did last spring, thanks to the new Cook County sweetened beverage tax.  Sweetened beverages now have an additional tax of $0.01 per ounce, making a…

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  • Lounging Around

    BY Malaika zaidi reporter Based on numerous requests on feedback sheets sent out by Principal’s Leadership Team in the past year, Maine West opened a senior lounge this fall, eliminating the faculty cafeteria to make way for more seating and tables. The old faculty cafeteria was redesigned and repurposed in order to give the class…

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  • Traffic turnabout

    BY Masooma Sultan reporter After a series of messy traffic jams getting into and out of C-wing lot, changes were made to this year’s original parking plan to close the front circle drive in the mornings and afternoons. Hoping to alleviate the crush of traffic it created on Warrior Way and Maine West Drive after…

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