WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 22, 2017

STUDENTS:  Maine West is having a job fair Tuesday March 7th. To help you get ready for it, come to our Wednesday Walk-in for Work Clinic in the CRC . We are open before school, after school, and periods 1 through 9. Come to the Walk-in for Work Clinic tomorrow to help you get ready for the job fair.

STUDENTS:  Teddy will be available to meet today in H106 during 7th period. Please be patient as it may happen that everyone who wants to, may not be able meet him today or tomorrow. There will be more opportunities later.

SPANISH NATIONAL HONOR SOCIETY:  There will be a meeting in A207 today after school and Thursday before school to discuss plans for the rest of this school year. Please come attend one of the two meetings.

KEY CLUB: Key club will meet Friday in room L101 at 7:00 am.

SPRING PLAY AUDITIONS: Auditions for this year's Spring Play, "Disassembly" will be held after school on Wednesday 3/1 and Thursday 3/2 from 3:30 to 6:30. No experience? No problem! Anyone is welcome to audition and give it a try without obligation. Audition materials and sign up are available outside the FA office in E Wing. See Mr. Harmon if you have any questions.

HARRY POTTER CLUB:  Calling all Muggles. Harry Potter club is taking off at Maine West. If you are a Potterhead, please join us this Thursday in the LRC for our first meeting. We will be discussing the Wizarding World, muggle problems and our disappointment over not receiving our Hogwarts letters on our 11th birthday. 3:15 sharp.


COLLEGE AND CAREER ANNOUNCEMENTS

SENIORS: Applications for our very own Maine West Scholarship Fund and Oakton Scholarships are now available in the CRC and on the Student Services website. If you plan on attending any post-secondary school in the fall after graduation, we encourage you to apply. All applications are due back by March 16th. If you have questions, email Mrs. Rey or Mr. Ebrahimi.



SPORTS ANNOUNCEMENTS

GIRLS WATER POLO:  Please register on Maine West's athletic website before the first practice on Monday, February 27 at 5:30 pm.



TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 21, 2017

STUDENTS:  Maine West is having a job fair Tuesday March 7th. To help you get ready for it, come to our Wednesday Walk-in for Work Clinic in the CRC . We are open before school, after school, and periods 1 through 9. Come to the Walk-in for Work Clinic tomorrow to help you get ready for the job fair.

STUDENTS:  Teddy will be available to meet today in H106 during 4th and 6th periods. Tomorrow he will be available during 7th period. Please be patient as it may happen that everyone who wants to, may not be able meet him today or tomorrow. There will be more opportunities later.

IT'S A STITCH: It's a stitch will meet Tuesday, February 21 after school in room A114.

SPANISH NATIONAL HONOR SOCIETY:  There will be a meeting in A207 on Wednesday after school and Thursday before school to discuss plans for the rest of this school year. Please
come attend one of the two meetings.


COLLEGE AND CAREER ANNOUNCEMENTS

SENIORS: Applications for our very own Maine West Scholarship Fund and Oakton Scholarships are now available in the CRC and on the Student Services website. If you plan on attending any post-secondary school in the fall after graduation, we encourage you to apply. All applications are due back by March 16th. If you have questions, email Mrs. Rey or Mr. Ebrahimi.



SPORTS ANNOUNCEMENTS

BOYS WATER POLO:  There will be an informational meeting after school today at 3:30 in room L101.

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 17, 2017


IT'S A STITCH:  It's a stitch will meet Tuesday, February 21 after school in room A114.



COLLEGE AND CAREER ANNOUNCEMENTS

SENIORS: Applications for our very own Maine West Scholarship Fund and Oakton Scholarships are now available in the CRC and on the Student Services website. If you plan on attending any post-secondary school in the fall after graduation, we encourage you to apply. All applications are due back by March 16th. If you have questions, email Mrs. Rey or Mr. Ebrahimi.



SPORTS ANNOUNCEMENTS



THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 16, 2017

Maine West is pleased to announce that we have THREE National Merit Scholarship Finalists- Anna Remus, Eli Haworth, and Ben Heim. Being a finalist now qualifies them for many merit scholarships for college.

STUDENTS:  Maine West's 2nd annual Dodge Ball Tournament will take place February 22nd at 6:00 pm in Spec Gym. There will be no divisions this year. Teams can be co-ed or non co-ed as well a mix of players from any class. You must form a team of 6 and the cost is $30 per team. All proceeds will benefit our school wide fundraiser St. Baldricks.  If you are interested, please get the sign up form in the main office or bookstore. The deadline to sign up is today.


JUNIORS:  Do you like hands-on, self-directed, practical learning experiences? If so, consider taking clinical government this summer! We hold class at City Hall in downtown Des Plaines. Come to C220 to pick up an application or talk to Mr. Fouts in C212. Deadline is TODAY!

ANIME CLUB:  Anime CLUB will meet today after school in room D105. PLease see Mr. Kermend with any questions.

COLLEGE AND CAREER ANNOUNCEMENTS

SENIORS: Applications for our very own Maine West Scholarship Fund and Oakton Scholarships are now available in the CRC and on the Student Services website. If you plan on attending any post-secondary school in the fall after graduation, we encourage you to apply. All applications are due back by March 16th. If you have questions, email Mrs. Rey or Mr. Ebrahimi.

SPORTS ANNOUNCEMENTS

If you would like to volunteer for the Special Ed Basketball Tournament on February 18th, volunteer sheets are in C102. We need help with team buddies, concessions, referees and scorekeepers. If you have any questions, please see Mrs. Pettyjohn.

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 15, 2017

STUDENTS:  Beat the cold with a comfy, cozy "West is Best" sweatshirt. A new supply has just arrived in the bookstore, and all sizes are available. Pick up yours for only $20. Wear it with pride because we all know "West is Best."

STUDENTS:  Maine West's 2nd annual Dodge Ball Tournament will take place February 22nd at 6:00 pm in Spec Gym. There will be no divisions this year. Teams can be co-ed or non co-ed as well a mix of players from any class. You must form a team of 6 and the cost is $30 per team. All proceeds will benefit our school wide fundraiser St. Baldricks.  If you are interested, please get the sign up form in the main office or bookstore. The deadline to sign up is Thursday, February 16th.


NATIONAL HONOR SOCIETY:  Remember the data match forms you filled out in English class? They are here.  Buy yours in the cafe duirng lunch periods.  $2 for your class matches.  $3 for your matches for all classes at Maine West.  Find your perfect match this week.

Also, if you are qualified to apply to NHS, applications are due in the main office today by 3:30 pm. No extensions or exceptions.

JUNIORS:  Do you like hands-on, self-directed, practical learning experiences? If so, consider taking clinical government this summer! We hold class at City Hall in downtown Des Plaines. Come to C220 to pick up an application or talk to Mr. Fouts in C212. Act now! Deadline THURSDAY!

COLLEGE AND CAREER ANNOUNCEMENTS

SENIORS: Applications for our very own Maine West Scholarship Fund and Oakton Scholarships are now available in the CRC and on the Student Services website. If you plan on attending any post-secondary school in the fall after graduation, we encourage you to apply. All applications are due back by March 16th. If you have questions, email Mrs. Rey or Mr. Ebrahimi.

SPORTS ANNOUNCEMENTS

MAINE WEST GIRL ATHLETES:  If you are interested in playing soccer in the Spring please come to our pre-season mandatory meeting in H106 at 3:30 pm today.

GIRLS WATER POLO:  If you are interested in joining girls water polo, there will be an informational meeting today after school in D114. Water Polo season begins on February 27 and registration is now open.

If you would like to volunteer for the Special Ed Basketball Tournament on February 18th, volunteer sheets are in C102. We need help with team buddies, concessions, referees and scorekeepers. If you have any questions, please see Mrs. Pettyjohn.

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 13, 2017

Statistics show that 1 in 3 women across the planet will be victims of some form of sexual abuse or exploitation during their lifetime. That’s ONE BILLION WOMEN AND GIRLS. Every February, we rise – in hundreds of countries across the world – to show our local communities and the world what one billion looks like and shine a light on the justice that survivors often face. How will you rise?

STUDENTS:  Maine West's 2nd annual Dodge Ball Tournament will take place February 22nd at 6:00 pm in Spec Gym. There will be no divisions this year. Teams can be co-ed or non co-ed as well a mix of players from any class. You must form a team of 6 and the cost is $30 per team. All proceeds will benefit our school wide fundraiser St. Baldricks.  If you are interested, please get the sign up form in the main office or bookstore. The deadline to sign up is Thursday, February 16th.


STUDENTS:  Do you have a special someone? Want to embarrass a friend? Buy your "Valentune" or singing telegram from the Maine West Tri-M Music Honor Society this week in the cafe for only $2.  Don't miss out on this awesome opportunity.

PING PONG:  Open Ping Pong Today at 3:30pm-5:30pm in H106. Stop in and bring a friend to hit around with. No equipment needed and you can leave at any time.


COLLEGE AND CAREER ANNOUNCEMENTS

SENIORS: Applications for our very own Maine West Scholarship Fund and Oakton Scholarships are now available in the CRC and on the Student Services website. If you plan on attending any post-secondary school in the fall after graduation, we encourage you to apply. All applications are due back by March 16th. If you have questions, email Mrs. Rey or Mr. Ebrahimi.

SPORTS ANNOUNCEMENTS

All students interested in playing Sophomore baseball this spring, there will be an informational meeting Tuesday February 14th after school in D-102. If you have any questions please see Mr. Randazzo.

If you would like to volunteer for the Special Ed Basketball Tournament on February 18th, volunteer sheets are in C102. We need help with team buddies, concessions, referees and scorekeepers. If you have any questions, please see Mrs. Pettyjohn.

Good luck to the boys swimming and diving team as they compete in the CSL Championships this weekend. The JV Divers will compete at Maine East today at 3 followed by the JV swimmers at 6. Tomorrow the Varsity divers will compete at 8 followed by the swimmers at noon.

The Maine West Boys Varsity Track Team opened their season on Friday with a solid performance, finishing 2nd in a quad meet at Rolling Meadows. Top performers for the Warriors were Junior Quinn Clerkin who won the high jump, Senior Kevin Leon who dominated the 800 meter run and Junior Walter Hutt who finished 2nd in the shot put by ½ inch.

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 14, 2017


STUDENTS:  Please come to the LRC for the LRC Performance Series, Wednesday, February 15 at
8 am. Jo and Leslie, Maine West's dynamic acoustic duo, will be performing their interpretations of great classics and new music. Please come in and ease into your morning.

STUDENTS:  Beat the cold with a comfy, cozy "West is Best" sweatshirt. A new supply has just arrived in the bookstore, and all sizes are available. Pick up yours for only $20. Wear it with pride because we all know "West is Best."

STUDENTS:  Maine West's 2nd annual Dodge Ball Tournament will take place February 22nd at 6:00 pm in Spec Gym. There will be no divisions this year. Teams can be co-ed or non co-ed as well a mix of players from any class. You must form a team of 6 and the cost is $30 per team. All proceeds will benefit our school wide fundraiser St. Baldricks.  If you are interested, please get the sign up form in the main office or bookstore. The deadline to sign up is Thursday, February 16th.


STUDENTS:  Do you have a special someone? Want to embarrass a friend? Buy your "Valentune" or singing telegram from the Maine West Tri-M Music Honor Society this week in the cafe for only $2.  Don't miss out on this awesome opportunity.

NATIONAL HONOR SOCIETY:  Remember the data match forms you filled out in English class? They are here.  Buy yours in the cafe duirng lunch periods.  $2 for your class matches.  $3 for your matches for all classes at Maine West.  Find your perfect match this week.

Also, if you are qualified to apply to NHS, applications are due in the main office by Wednesday, February 15 at 3:30 pm.  No extensions or exceptions.

JUNIORS:  Do you like hands-on, self-directed, practical learning experiences? If so, consider taking clinical government this summer! We hold class at City Hall in downtown Des Plaines. Come to C220 to pick up an application or talk to Mr. Fouts in C212. Act now! Deadline THURSDAY!

COLLEGE AND CAREER ANNOUNCEMENTS

SENIORS: Applications for our very own Maine West Scholarship Fund and Oakton Scholarships are now available in the CRC and on the Student Services website. If you plan on attending any post-secondary school in the fall after graduation, we encourage you to apply. All applications are due back by March 16th. If you have questions, email Mrs. Rey or Mr. Ebrahimi.

SPORTS ANNOUNCEMENTS

Congratulations to senior Mary Conneely on qualifying for the IHSA STATE Girls Bowling Championship. Mary bowled a 198 average over 6 games this past Saturday, including a high game of 244. Mary will represent Maine West this weekend in Rockford. Good Luck Mary!

MAINE WEST GIRL ATHLETES:  If you are interested in playing soccer in the Spring please come to our pre-season mandatory meeting in H106 on Wednesday, February 15th at 3:30 pm. 

GIRLS WATER POLO:  If you are interested in joining girls water polo, there will be an informational meeting on Wednesday after school in D114. Water Polo season begins on February 27 and registration is now open.

All students interested in playing Sophomore baseball this spring, there will be an informational meeting Tuesday February 14th after school in D-102. If you have any questions please see Mr. Randazzo.

If you would like to volunteer for the Special Ed Basketball Tournament on February 18th, volunteer sheets are in C102. We need help with team buddies, concessions, referees and scorekeepers. If you have any questions, please see Mrs. Pettyjohn.