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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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Gung-ho Guardians

Parents can serve as motivational voices for their children, pushing them to be the best they can be, but sometimes...
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Sports

Method to the Maddoness

First, man conquered the skies; then radio broadcasts became available; then televisions illuminated homes; then computers transmitted ideas; then man...
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Sports

Dancers’ Precision Provides Key to Wins

With new choreography, Warriorettes, the Maine West dance team, is striving to step up their scores in their winter competition...
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A Christmas Calamity

All I want for Christmas...is to have Halloween, Thanksgiving and autumn back in stores! It’s just not fair. Don’t get...
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Moving Forward

In a shocking turnaround, Donald J. Trump won the presidential election. Many things have changed. Our foreign enemies and friends...
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A Life Without Social Media

168 hours. That’s how long it would take to send a letter across the country by horse. That same message,...
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Enough with the Sexism and Disrespect

From the very beginning of his campaign, Donald Trump’s comments about women drew attention to the objectification and lack of...
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Is it Worth the Work?

The new freedoms and opportunities of high school come with responsibility, but they also come at a cost — literally....
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Features

Dinner Takes All

We’ve stashed our costumes, hidden the ghost decor, and eaten the last of the candy corn. With Halloween long-gone, families...
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Features

10 under $10

There is no need to spend a fortune this winter to make it a memorable one. From staying indoors and...
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Features

Surround Sound

While students likely know the typical Michael Buble and Mariah Carey holiday tunes almost by heart, the Maine West Fine...
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Features

Addition to Tradition

Providing a taste of Hispanic Christmas culture, the annual Posada Dance, will take place on Dec. 16 from 7-10 p.m....
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Features

Merry Melodies

Tri-M Music Honor Society aims to continue a Maine West tradition by caroling throughout downtown Des Plaines this December. Simultaneously...
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Features

When the Secret Gets Out

‘Twill be the night before Christmas when after midnight, parents sneak out of bed to a place out of sight...
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Rush to a New Holiday

While some think it is acceptable to be listening to ‘Deck the Halls’ the day after Halloween, others differ by...
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Thanks but No Thanks

In the midst of holiday indulgences and Black Friday specials, Americans commonly drift farther and farther away from the true...
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Bugged Out

As technology is incorporated into more and more aspects of Americans’ lives, they face greater threats when it comes to...
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Partners in Pilgrimage

Huge crowds will pack River Road in Des Plaines for the feast of our Lady Guadalupe.
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One of West’s Best

Who will be crowned Mr. Maine West?
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All Aboard

Though modern technology, social media apps, and video games have all seemingly become an integral part of the 21st century,...
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