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Soaring Through Success

Performing at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign for Theater Fest for the first time in more than 10 years,...
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Soaring Through Success
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The Making Of a Musical

“Communication. 100%. There are so many people you have to be talking to to make sure that everything is running smoothly."
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The Making Of a Musical
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Voice for the Nameless

Our very own Maine West Community has eagerly been serving as a platform to promote human rights for the past...
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Voice for the Nameless
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Two changes on schedule for second semester

As first semester comes to a close, the Maine West administration is evaluating possible faults of the block schedule. With...
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Two changes on schedule for second semester
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Geometry in Construction

As the first semester is wrapping up, one of Maine West’s newest classes is continuing to make progress on their...
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Geometry in Construction
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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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Remembering a Warrior

Maine West social worker Scott Christopher Lloyd, husband to Jane and father of Ethan and Alexandra Lloyd, passed away unexpectedly...
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Partners in Pilgrimage

Tens of thousands of people will travel on Dec. 12 to the Maryville Academy campus on River Road in Des...
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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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Hack Attack: Unsound Bytes

With the rise in everything from baby monitors to smart TVs to home thermostats connected to the Internet, security risks...
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Sports

High Flyers

With competition season underway, the cheer team will hit the mats with a co-ed challenge at Belvidere North on Dec....
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Sports

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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Opinions

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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Features

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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