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January 2020

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
1
  • Winter Break - No School
2
  • Winter Break - No School
3
  • Winter Break - No School
4
5
6
7
  • Boys Swim/Dive vs Leyden
  • Girls Gymnastics vs Wheeling
  • Fine Arts Booster Meeting
  • Athletic Booster Meeting
8
9
  • Illinois Theatre Fest
  • DECA Regional testing
  • Polish Club B113
10
  • Illinois Theatre Fest
  • Wrestling vs Niles North
  • Girls Basketball vs Vernon Hills
11
  • Illinois Theatre Fest
  • Speech Team Meet
  • Boys Basketball vs Downers Grove South
12
13
  • Des Plaines Choral Festival Concert
14
15
16
  • District 62 Band Concert
17
  • Boys Swim/Dive vs Deerfield
  • Boys Basketball vs Maine East
18
  • Speech Team Meet
  • Wrestling vs MW Quad
19
20
  • Martin Luther King Jr. Day - No School
  • Middle School Media Day
21
  • Boys Swim/Dive vs Wheeling
  • Girls Gymnastics vs Fenton
22
23
  • Girls Gymnastics vs Niles North
24
  • Boys Swim/Dive vs Highland Park
  • Girls Basketball vs Niles North - PACK THE PLACE
25
  • Speech Team Meet
26
27
28
  • Musical Showcase
  • Boys Basketball vs Niles West
29
30
31
  • DECA Regional Competition
  • Boys Swim/Dive vs Niles North
  • Boys Basketball vs Highland Park

February

  • News

    Powering the Future

    Malala Yousafzai. Martin Luther King, Jr. Mahatma Gandhi. These well-known and celebrated activists have changed the course of the future because of their fights for civil rights. At West, Voice for the Nameless has won honors for their advocacy for civil rights and is known for their work in Des Plaines, in Chicago, and throughout…

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  • Sports

    Crash the Boards

    The Warriors boys basketball team had a slow start to the season, but has since bounced back to make this a 12-6 season to remember, with a 0.667 winning percentage. Looking to add to the win column, tonight they face Maine East in the Demons’ gym at 7 p.m. Standing 6-1 in conference, the boys…

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  • Sports

    Now is the Time

      Standing at 23-1 and pummeling opponents from all over the Midwest, the Lady Warriors will not be derailed by anyone or anything in their quest to be conference, regional, and state champions. They triumphed in the first half of the season by scoring 94 points against Maine East and beating Beaver-Dam, the standing Wisconsin…

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  • Sports

    Loud and Proud

    Posting their highest score of the season, Cheer team had their best performance of the year at Niles West this past Saturday, hitting every stunt. In the week between the Huntley competition on Jan. 21 and the Niles West one, “we changed formations and increased difficulty so that our score could be raised but we…

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  • Opinions

    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 — to celebrate with. And with the rise of digital media to solve every problem and meet every need, people are experimenting with drastically different ways to find that “true love.” Finding someone face-to-face has…

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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 in theater workshops, Maine West students traveled to the Illinois High School Theatre Festival — often called Theatrefest — at Illinois State University Jan. 11-13. Members from both Drama Club and Thespian Club were given…

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