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…Read More
Malaika Z.| Dec 19, 2018
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…Read More
Davis P.| Dec 17, 2018
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…Read More
Abigail M.| Dec 17, 2018
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…Read More
Lucy E.| Dec 12, 2018
Continuing an annual tradition, Student Council has been working to plan Holly Days this week and the winter assembly for this Friday. “We wanted to change up some of the dress up days,” Student Council secretary Amanda Garcia said. “We had been doing a lot of the same days over the years, so we thought…Read More
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