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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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    Insurrection in the Making

         A pandemic, a summer of racial reckoning and violence, an economic recession, and the fiercest election year in modern American history. Much of this uncertainty is still ongoing, except for one. Joseph R. Biden is the winner of the 2020 presidential election, regardless of whether or not you supported him.       But…

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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. 10.       For months, the school and district administration worked on creating a hybrid schedule that allows staff and students to return to school on an alternating schedule that aims to follow CDC guidelines. …

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Westerner: The Maine West student voice for more than 50 years

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