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    Student Scientists Honored for Service and Achievement

    By Anna T., news reporter A celebration of the work they’ve put in and their love of science, Science National Honor Society inductees prepare to be officially inducted on March 3 at 7 p.m. in  the Maine West Auditorium. Science National Honor Society is devoted to forming and recognizing the future’s scientists in a high…

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    Social Science Classes Restructured for the Masses

    Amidst the waves of change overtaking West, a new financial literacy course will be offered to juniors and seniors, and US History will shift to sophomore year.  The one-semester financial literacy course requirement will impact this year’s freshmen, and some sophomores will start taking AP US History next fall.  With the additional upperclassmen course requirement…

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    Bomb threat leads to school evacuation

    After receiving an emergency alert shortly after 1:45 p.m. today, teachers evacuated their classes from the building, with students pouring out the doors and streaming towards Lake Opeka. Students with cars in C-wing lot were told to leave by car immediately. About ten minutes after being evacuated, Principal Dr. Eileen McMahon alerted students via email…

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    West’s Got Talent

    Including singing, dancing, magic and more, Maine West students will showcase their skill and talents this week on stage. The West’s Got Talent show is taking place on Nov. 4, at 4 p.m. as well as Nov. 5 and 6 at 7 p.m. in the Maine West theater. These acts, created by the students themselves…

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    Patience in a Pandemic

        For the past 10 months, a Coronavirus vaccine has been the light at the end of the tunnel — a chance at lowering the death rate and eventually being able to walk around face mask free. Now that the long awaited vaccine has become available, through about $2.5 billion of federal government support…

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    Silver Lining Science

         From forest fires in California to coronavirus outbreaks to widespread racial injustice, the past twelve months have been a different and mind bogglingly tough year. The whole world seems to have been shaken by the effects of these events, and it is unequivocally a year which will go down in history. Although it’s…

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