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    The First Chapter in a Book of History

    To promote reading and writing, especially for children, National English Honor Society is currently having a children’s book drive, collecting gently used books for kids ages 3-12. All books are going to be donated to Toys for Tots. The book drive began on Dec. 3 and continues until Dec. 14. “Our events, like the book…

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    Wild Collections

    Collections seem to be a fairly lost art these days. There are, however, still many students and teachers who are avid collectors and are passionate about topics we wouldn’t expect. While we usually envision collections as seashells, rocks, cds, etc, collections can be very meaningful and can represent things that people value and care about…

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    International Business Internship Program

    The International Business Internship Program (IBIP) was introduced to Maine West two years ago by alumni Linette Sanchez when she was a junior. It is a national program under the organization called Leadership Initiatives. It gives students the chance to work with business partners from other countries and help them come up with solutions to…

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    Friends Connect

    Friends Connect is a group focussed on creating opportunities for the life skills students to interact with other Maine West students. Friends Connect members organize, participate in, and assist with activities such as pizza parties, holiday parties, basketball tournaments, Special Olympics events, the NHS softball game, and Life Skills prom. This past weekend New Trier…

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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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