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Holly Days and Winter Assembly

Continuing an annual tradition, Student Council has been working to plan Holly Days this week and the winter assembly for...
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Holly Days and Winter Assembly
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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...
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The First Chapter in a Book of History
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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...
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Wild Collections
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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...
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International Business Internship Program
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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...
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Friends Connect
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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...
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Pop-Shop Discredits Rumors
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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...
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Maine West Fencing Team Starts the Season Strong
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Marty Moylan’s Win

During the midterm elections on Nov. 6, Marty Moylan (D) surpassed Marilyn Smolenski (R) by more than ten percent to...
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Marty Moylan’s Win
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Maine Township Government Day

45 students, 15 from each Maine school, went on a field trip today to learn about the government process and how specific agencies receive funding. "I thought it was really interesting learning about all of the agencies and learning that the township supports many organizations. It was also interesting to learn of how the funding works in the Maine Township," senior Maja Kozerski said.
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On the 11th day at the 11th hour…

Sempre Fi. Army Strong. The few, the strong. Born ready. No matter what branch, Armistice day -- more commonly known...
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On the 11th day at the 11th hour…
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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
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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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Prism Concert

To start the holiday season, Maine West band, choir, and orchestra students are performing in the Prism Concert tonight, Dec....
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QRADS Explanation
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QRADS Explanation

What does Quadratic Residue Acoustic Diffuser Simulator mean? Well, an acoustic diffuser is a typically-wooden device placed on a wall...
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Quadratic Residue Acoustic Diffuser Simulator
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Quadratic Residue Acoustic Diffuser Simulator

Since I have been playing around with my Raspberry Pi for my 3-D school model project, I wanted to play...
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Institute days give teachers new ideas

Teachers were put into the student’s place this week Institute day for the semi annual teacher institute day on Nov....
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V-Show completes its annual production

In this year’s V-Show, students from Maine West showed the audience their talents by singing, dancing, and doing other acts,...
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Class council looks to mentor young athletes

To help younger kids in Des Plaines interact with high schoolers, Sophomore Class Council is hoping to start a sports...
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Food Drive aims to fill pantry shelves
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Food Drive aims to fill pantry shelves

Students from Maine West held a canned food drive from Oct. 23 to Nov. 10. The food will going to...
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Students share their best images

Photo and digital students currently have their artwork featured in the 16th annual Gallery 64 show. Gallery 64 is in...
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YES unfolds in the cafeteria

Approximately 120 Des Plaines teens will gather at the Maine West cafeteria on Nov. 11 to attend the annual Youth...
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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...
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Veterans Day Assembly

World War II veteran Howard Hill spoke about his time in the Navy, joking about his experiences and also shedding...
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Wholesomely Horrible

“Fresh. Wholesome. Made from scratch.” This is what you see right on the homepage of the Quest website. Sounds like...
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