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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...
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Maine West High School Spanish Students Score Well on NSE
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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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Holocaust survivor talks to Maine West
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AP studying opportunities

Today starting at 3:30pm students are being provided AP studying opportunities in the library. It will be happening Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday after school at 3:30-6:30pm with refreshments and snacks included. Be there to relieve stress and prepare for your AP exams that start next week!
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AP studying opportunities
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Seniors make decisions for future

Seniors across the country have till tomorrow, May 1, to decide what school they will be attending in the falls. Share where you'll be attending next year or where you want to go in the future in the comments!
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Seniors make decisions for future
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Avengers inspired concert

The Maine West combined concert and symphonic band met to practice after school in preparation of the spring concert on Thursday. Inspired by the recent release of Avengers: Infinity War, the band will be preforming the theme from The Avengers as one of their three pieces.
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Avengers inspired concert
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Girls track team’s senior night

Today the girls track team celebrated senior night at their last home meet of the season! Go Warriors!
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Girls track team’s senior night
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Physical mascot will no longer be a tradition at West

Maine West has decided to keep the name "Warriors," however, in response to the recent criticisms, the physical mascot of the warrior will no longer remain a tradition at West.
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Mother’s Day plant sale

National Honor Society will be selling plants on May 10th and May 11th for Mother’s Day to help raise money for a new greenhouse! Plants are limited so make sure to come early and get your Mother’s Day plants!
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Green issue corrections night

Westerner staff has their corrections night for the upcoming Green Issue that comes out May 11th. Don’t forget to ask your teachers to pass them out 3rd period! “It’s very stressful because of how many staff members there are,” junior Davis Parks said. Another new Editor on the staff, sophomore Malaika Zaidi, said, “It’s really nice seeing everything come together!”
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Landon Habler runs meter relay at Prospect invite

Landon Habler runs the first leg of the 4x200 meter relay at the Prospect Invite on April 27. The boys got first in their heat at the meet with plenty of state qualifying teams and individuals at play. Go Warriors!
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The Tribe Team

The highlight of third period on Fridays: Tribe News. Their segments tell the stories of Maine West’s events and highlight...
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Maine West, We’re Failing Our Foreign Language Students

We all know the benefits of knowing another language: employment benefits, better cognitive abilities, and maybe even getting a date....
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The Olympic Games: Worth It Or Not?

Since the days of chariot races and naked boxing, the Olympic Games have been a part of world history since...
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Powder Puff

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Fast Path to Failure
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Fast Path to Failure

As we all parade to our counselors to register for next year’s classes, many students have overlooked the newest course...
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Crash the Boards
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Crash the Boards

The Warriors boys basketball team had a slow start to the season, but has since bounced back to make this...
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Now is the Time
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Now is the Time

  Standing at 23-1 and pummeling opponents from all over the Midwest, the Lady Warriors will not be derailed by...
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Loud and Proud
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Loud and Proud

Posting their highest score of the season, Cheer team had their best performance of the year at Niles West this...
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The Changing Face of Dating
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The Changing Face of Dating

With Valentine’s Day fast approaching, we see how thoroughly we’ve internalized the message that we must have someone -- anyone...
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Up and Coming

Full of chances to see high school thespians from across Illinois perform their best shows, as well as to participate...
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Physics Phun with Phriends
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Physics Phun with Phriends

I wanted to share the longer version of an article I published for my school newspaper - on Page 9...
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Winning with Momentum

Learning the science behind the sport
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In-Depth

Winning Winter

From skating to skiing, a total of 92 countries will be competing in this year’s Winter Olympics, with the lavish...
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Russian Roulette

Gambling away chances to compete in the Olympics
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A Tradition of Racism

America: the Racist. That is the unpleasant reality we don’t like to talk about. The skeleton in the closet. The...
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Poetry Out Loud

For the fourth year in a row, Maine West is holding the annual school-wide “Poetry Out Loud” contest, allowing students...
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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...
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Maine West Sports

" order_by="sortorder" order_direction="ASC" returns="included" maximum_entity_count="500"] Highlights from Maine West athletics throughout this past year!
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The Tech Troubadour
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The Tech Troubadour

Check out my new book, "computer poems". Open the pdf version here or download it for the Kindle here. "computer poems"...
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Holly Days and Winter Assembly

Student Council  has spent the past month preparing for this week’s winter assembly and Holly Days. For the winter assembly,...
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