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Getting past the obstacles

     Many of us vividly remember March 13, 2020 as the day when everything fell apart. As people started...
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Getting past the obstacles
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Hybrid gives students a newfound sense of flexibility

     When students departed school on March 13, they didn’t anticipate that in-person classes wouldn’t resume school-wide until Nov....
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Hybrid gives students a newfound sense of flexibility
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Health and Well-Being Improvements

  Written by Monisa Yusra and Lena Perry
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Health and Well-Being Improvements
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A Zoom Call a Day Does Not Keep the Procrastination Away

     Picture this: you’re sitting in a Zoom meeting for your math class at 9:40 a.m. as your teacher...
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A Zoom Call a Day Does Not Keep the Procrastination Away
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What the Frack?

     Fracking: a term heard in economics, environmentalism, and now on the debate stage of the 2020 election. Also...
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What the Frack?
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Hate crime and one town’s healing takes center stage in this weekend’s fall play

     Following the reaction of the town of Laramie, Wyoming, after the murder of university student Matthew Shephard, Maine...
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Hate crime and one town’s healing takes center stage in this weekend’s fall play
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Fashion Fever

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Fashion Fever
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Girls golf dominates conference

     With seniors Katie Benziger and Jane Rothweiler finishing conference with the best two scores, the varsity girls golf...
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Girls golf dominates conference
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Tackling Trump: Where the President Went Wrong

     On Dec. 31, 2019, the Chinese government confirmed that it was treating dozens of people in Wuhan suffering...
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Tackling Trump: Where the President Went Wrong
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Girls race for regionals

     After placing fourth overall at the conference meet on Oct. 17, the girls cross country team was ready...
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Girls race for regionals
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Leaped Ahead
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Leaped Ahead

     One Maine West student has finally turned four.      Counting down the days to a birthday is...
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Parkland Two Years Later
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Parkland Two Years Later

     February 14th marked the second anniversary of the horrific mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in...
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Check this out! West’s favorite books dive into contemporary issues
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Check this out! West’s favorite books dive into contemporary issues

You can tell a lot about a person by their choice of books. The same is true for a school.  Unsurprisingly,...
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Science Day
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Science Day

Science Day, hosted by Science National Honor Society, brought dozens of Des Plaines and Maine West families to Maine West...
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Warriors On and Off the Mat
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Warriors On and Off the Mat

There are many aspects of our Warrior community that unite us. Whether its connection to our teachers, to our fellow...
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No Planet B
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No Planet B

     Climate change has become one of the most pressing global issues of our generation. Man-made pollution has the...
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Chicago Public School Strike
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Chicago Public School Strike

For the second time in the last ten years, the teachers of the Chicago Public School system are on strike,...
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AP Testing
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AP Testing

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5 “Fresh” Takes
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5 “Fresh” Takes

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Soaring Through Success
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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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The Making Of a Musical
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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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Voice for the Nameless
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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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Two changes on schedule for second semester
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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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Geometry in Construction
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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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Holly Days and Winter Assembly
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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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The First Chapter in a Book of History
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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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Wild Collections
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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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International Business Internship Program
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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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Friends Connect
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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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Pop-Shop Discredits Rumors
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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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