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    Maine West Football Historical Victory

    History was made again by the Maine West football team Friday night, as the Warriors defeated Benet at home and made it past the first round of playoffs for the first time in school history. They also set a new school record by securing their ninth win. The Warriors now go on to play fifth-seeded…

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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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  • Features

    Reaching Goals by Scoring Goals

    Since graduating from Maine West in 2013, alumni Xavier Gomez has embarked on an exciting career in Major League Soccer. After his successful college career at the University of Nebraska-Omaha, Gomez was drafted by Minnesota United FC at the 2018 Major League Soccer Superdraft. Before college, Gomez played in the U.S. Soccer Development Academy with…

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    The End of a Legend

    Brilliant is one word I would use to describe Stephen Hawking. A man of strength and determination who not only contributed greatly to the field of science but the world as a whole. One cannot doubt Hawking’s impact and legacy, for he was indeed the Albert Einstein of our time. Stephen Hawking died early in…

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Westerner: The Maine West student voice for more than 50 years

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March 2019


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