MONDAY, FEBRUARY 26, 2018

POLISH CLUB:  Polish Club members, mark your calendar to attend the Polish Club meeting Tuesday morning at 7:00 in H101. Bring your smiles to take a nice group picture too.

MENTAL HEALTH AWARENESS CLUB:  The second meeting for the Mental Health Awareness Club will be on Wednesday, February 28th right after school in C215. We have lots of good stuff planned and we will have snacks. Questions come see Ms. Adams or Ms. Monty.

WEST WORDS: Maine West's literary magazine, West Words, is looking for submissions for the end of the year literary magazine. If you have a poem, short story, or a work of art that you would like to submit, please ask your English teacher how to submit or come to the English office with your submissions.  We will be accepting submissions up until March 16th.

NEED TO SHAKE OFF THE WINTER BLUES? You are invited to attend #EdCampNS- North Side (EdCamp Express) at Maine East High School on Saturday, March 10 from 8:00 am - Noon.  EdCamp is a FREE “un-conference” for educators, administrators, board members, parents, students, etc. to come together to share knowledge, ideas, and work collaboratively with one another. If you’ve never attended an EdCamp before, we encourage you to come to actively engage through sessions that are built with your interests in mind. Session topics are created at the start of the day and anyone can present the topics chosen.

Free breakfast refreshments will be available throughout the morning for participants. Please also bring an electronic device. Free wi-fi will be provided. Please come ready with a positive attitude and ready to discuss ideas!

If you are interested in registering or learning more about this event, please visit the following link:https://tinyurl.com/edcampns18


COLLEGE AND CAREER ANNOUNCEMENTS



SPORTS ANNOUNCEMENTS

The girls basketball team will travel to Hersey High School to play Lake Zurich tonight at 7pm. Tickets are on sale for $8 in the bookstore. While tickets will be available at the game, there may be a limited number prior to reaching capacity. Be there to support this group of incredible student athletes as they play in the elite 8 for a spot in the final four at the State Championships.

ATHLETES: Spring sports are starting. Register in 8 to 18 and turn in your physical.  You must register for your spring sport even if you registered for a fall and/or winter sport earlier this year.

GIRLS SOCCER: Girls interested in trying out for the Maine West Girls Soccer Program, tryouts begin today as follows:  Varsity in Spec Gym at 5:45 am,  JV in C-Wing Gym at 5:45 am and
Freshman in C-Wing Gym at 5:30 PM.

BOYS BASEBALL:  Freshmen and Sophomore boys interested in playing baseball in the spring, we will have try-outs today thru Wednesday. Try-outs on Monday will be at 3:15 pm in C-wing Gym. If you have any questions, see Coach Randazzo, Coach Aguirre or Coach Willett.

GIRLS WATER POLO:  The first practice for girl's water polo is Monday at 5:00 pm for a captain's meeting, practice to follow at 5:30.

BOYS WATER POLO:  Boy's Water Polo first practice is Monday after school at the pool. If you intend to practice, you must first register at Maine West's athletic web site. If you cannot do so before today's practice, make sure to stop at the pool today and meet with coach Zambelli.





FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 23, 2018

Cinderella comes to Maine West THIS WEEKEND! The shows are tonight and Saturday at 7 pm and on Sunday at 2 pm. Tickets are available at the door for $7. You can also get yours before the show by visiting the Fine Arts Office.

STUDENTS:  Today is the last day to buy your data match results in the cafe during lunch periods. It only costs $2 for compatible matches within your grade and $3 for matches in the whole student body. If you have already purchased your printout and would like to exchange it for a new one, please bring it to one of the tables today or tomorrow. A portion of the proceeds will go to our school-wide fundraiser, Ups for Downs.

WEST WORDS: Maine West's literary magazine, West Words, is looking for submissions for the end of the year literary magazine. If you have a poem, short story, or a work of art that you would like to submit, please ask your English teacher how to submit or come to the English office with your submissions.  We will be accepting submissions up until March 16th.

NEED TO SHAKE OFF THE WINTER BLUES? You are invited to attend #EdCampNS- North Side (EdCamp Express) at Maine East High School on Saturday, March 10 from 8:00 am - Noon.  EdCamp is a FREE “un-conference” for educators, administrators, board members, parents, students, etc. to come together to share knowledge, ideas, and work collaboratively with one another. If you’ve never attended an EdCamp before, we encourage you to come to actively engage through sessions that are built with your interests in mind. Session topics are created at the start of the day and anyone can present the topics chosen.

Free breakfast refreshments will be available throughout the morning for participants. Please also bring an electronic device. Free wi-fi will be provided. Please come ready with a positive attitude and ready to discuss ideas!

If you are interested in registering or learning more about this event, please visit the following link:https://tinyurl.com/edcampns18


COLLEGE AND CAREER ANNOUNCEMENTS



SPORTS ANNOUNCEMENTS

ATHLETES: Spring sports are starting. Register in 8 to 18 and turn in your physical.  You must register for your spring sport even if you registered for a fall and/or winter sport earlier this year.

GIRLS SOCCER: Girls interested in trying out for the Maine West Girls Soccer Program please make sure you register online through the 8to18 Athletic Website. Tryouts will begin on Monday February 26th as follows:  Varsity in SPEC Gym at 5:45 am,  JV in C-Wing Gym at 5:45 am and
Freshman in C-Wing Gym at 5:30 PM.

BOYS BASEBALL:  Freshmen and Sophomore boys interested in playing baseball in the spring, we will have try-outs Monday, February 26th thru Wednesday, February 28th. Try-outs on Monday will be at 3:15 pm in C-wing Gym. Make sure your parents have registered you through 8 to 18 that you can do through the Athletics web page and your physical must be up to date. If you have any questions, see Coach Randazzo, Coach Aguirre or Coach Willett.

GIRLS WATER POLO:  The first practice for girls water polo is Monday at 5:00 pm for a captain's meeting, practice to follow at 5:30. You must have registered through the athletic website to participate in the practice.




THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 22, 2018

CONGRATULATIONS Nathan Gramith, Jennifer Macdonald and Anthony Poce Sidlo who competed last Friday in the FCCLA Section Culinary Arts competition at Kendall College. All three of these students are State qualifiers and will be competing again on March 26th.
Good luck team!

Cinderella comes to Maine West THIS WEEKEND! The shows are on Friday and Saturday at 7PM and on Sunday at 2PM. Tickets are available at the door for $7. You can also get yours before the show by visiting the Fine Arts Office. Hope to see you there!

STUDENTS:  Student Council will be selling bingo cards in the cafe during lunch periods today for chances to win awesome prizes. Three cards for a $1.  All proceeds go to the school wide fundraiser Ups for Downs.

STUDENTS:  Did your Valentine's Day work out? No? You only have two more days to buy your data match results in the cafe during lunch periods. It only costs $2 for compatible matches within your grade and $3 for matches in the whole student body. If you have already purchased your printout and would like to exchange it for a new one, please bring it to one of the tables today or tomorrow. A portion of the proceeds will go to our school-wide fundraiser, Ups for Downs.

WEST WORDS: Maine West's literary magazine, West Words, is looking for submissions for the end of the year literary magazine. If you have a poem, short story, or a work of art that you would like to submit, please ask your English teacher how to submit or come to the English office with your submissions.  We will be accepting submissions up until March 16th.

MULTICULTURAL CLUB:  Multicultural club will be meeting today after school at 3:30 in room A208.


NEED TO SHAKE OFF THE WINTER BLUES? You are invited to attend #EdCampNS- North Side (EdCamp Express) at Maine East High School on Saturday, March 10 from 8:00 am - Noon.  EdCamp is a FREE “un-conference” for educators, administrators, board members, parents, students, etc. to come together to share knowledge, ideas, and work collaboratively with one another. If you’ve never attended an EdCamp before, we encourage you to come to actively engage through sessions that are built with your interests in mind. Session topics are created at the start of the day and anyone can present the topics chosen.

Free breakfast refreshments will be available throughout the morning for participants. Please also bring an electronic device. Free wi-fi will be provided. Please come ready with a positive attitude and ready to discuss ideas!

If you are interested in registering or learning more about this event, please visit the following link:https://tinyurl.com/edcampns18


COLLEGE AND CAREER ANNOUNCEMENTS

Two colleges will be in the CRC today. Elmhurst College will be here during 5th period and Northeastern Illinois University will visit during 6th period.

The FAFSA specialist will be in the CRC today starting at 8:30 am. She will be here through 6th period. Come ask questions about financial aid and scholarships.

SPORTS ANNOUNCEMENTS

Congratulations to the Lady Warriors with a first place victory at the Maine East Track Invite yesterday. The Lady Warriors are off to a great start with a 1st place tie and a 3rd place finish at the two previous invites.
The Girls Basketball team plays Loyola for the Sectional Championship tonight at 7 pm at Maine East. Tickets are $5 and will be on sale at the bookstore till 3:30 pm today. Tickets will also be available at the door. The Warriors need your support!

The boys swimming and diving team competed at sectionals this past Saturday at Deerfield HS. JJ Sebastian broke the sophomore 50 free record with a time of 23.23. Congratulations to Ray Ure as he posted a diving score 405.75 which was good enough for a 4th place finish. That score broke the school record and qualified him for the state meet this Friday at Evanston High School.

ATHLETES: Spring sports will be starting up as early as next Monday. Be sure to have your physical turned in and register yourself in 8 to 18.  You must register for your spring sport even if you registered for a fall and/or winter sport earlier this year.

GIRLS SOCCER: Girls interested in trying out for the Maine West Girls Soccer Program please make sure you register online through the 8to18 Athletic Website. Tryouts will begin on Monday February 26th as follows:  Varsity in SPEC Gym at 5:45 am,  JV in C-Wing Gym at 5:45 am and
Freshman in C-Wing Gym at 5:30 PM.

BOYS BASEBALL:  Freshmen and Sophomore boys interested in playing baseball in the spring, we will have try-outs Monday, February 26th thru Wednesday, February 28th. Try-outs on Monday will be at 3:15 pm in C-wing Gym. Make sure your parents have registered you through 8 to 18 that you can do through the Athletics web page and your physical must be up to date. If you have any questions, see Coach Randazzo, Coach Aguirre or Coach Willett.




WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 21, 2018

STUDENTS: Can you Dodge, duck, dip, dive, and dodge? Then get your dodgeball team together! The deadline to submit a team has been extended until 3:30 pm today. The tournament will take place this Friday at 6:00 pm in B-Wing Gym. Teams of 6 can pay $30 in the bookstore to join. All proceeds go to Ups for Downs! Show your dominance in dodgeball!
  
STUDENTS:  Student Council will be selling bingo cards in the cafe during lunch periods on Thursday, February 22 for chances to win awesome prizes. Three cards for a $1.  All proceeds go to the school wide fundraiser Ups for Downs.

STUDENTS: An informational meeting for this year's spring play, "Love / Sick" will be held after school today in R-207. This romantic comedy is an amusing story about love and its unintended consequences. No experience? No problem! We welcome anyone interested! See Mr. Harmon with any questions. Sign-up and materials are available outside the Fine Arts office in upper E-wing.

STUDENTS:  Did your Valentine's Day work out? No? Then let science help! Buy your data match results in the cafe during lunch periods beginning this week.  It only costs $2 for compatible matches within your grade and $3 for matches in the whole student body. If you have already purchased your printout and would like to exchange it for a new one, please bring it to one of the tables today or Wednesday. A portion of the proceeds will go to our school-wide fundraiser, Ups for Downs.

WEST WORDS: Maine West's literary magazine, West Words, is looking for submissions for the end of the year literary magazine. If you have a poem, short story, or a work of art that you would like to submit, please ask your English teacher how to submit or come to the English office with your submissions.  We will be accepting submissions up until March 16th.

NEED TO SHAKE OFF THE WINTER BLUES? You are invited to attend #EdCampNS- North Side (EdCamp Express) at Maine East High School on Saturday, March 10 from 8:00 am - Noon.  EdCamp is a FREE “un-conference” for educators, administrators, board members, parents, students, etc. to come together to share knowledge, ideas, and work collaboratively with one another. If you’ve never attended an EdCamp before, we encourage you to come to actively engage through sessions that are built with your interests in mind. Session topics are created at the start of the day and anyone can present the topics chosen.

Free breakfast refreshments will be available throughout the morning for participants. Please also bring an electronic device. Free wi-fi will be provided. Please come ready with a positive attitude and ready to discuss ideas!

If you are interested in registering or learning more about this event, please visit the following link:https://tinyurl.com/edcampns18


COLLEGE AND CAREER ANNOUNCEMENTS


SPORTS ANNOUNCEMENTS

The Girls Basketball team plays Loyola for the Sectional Championship Thursday at 7 pm at Maine East. Tickets are $5 and will be on sale at the bookstore from 12 pm on Tuesday through 3:30 pm Thursday. Tickets will also be available at the door on Thursday night. The Warriors need your support!

The boys swimming and diving team competed at sectionals this past Saturday at Deerfield HS. JJ Sebastian broke the sophomore 50 free record with a time of 23.23. Congratulations to Ray Ure as he posted a diving score 405.75 which was good enough for a 4th place finish. That score broke the school record and qualified him for the state meet this Friday at Evanston High School.

ATHLETES: Spring sports will be starting up as early as next Monday. Be sure to have your physical turned in and register yourself in 8 to 18.  You must register for your spring sport even if you registered for a fall and/or winter sport earlier this year.

BOYS BASEBALL:  Boys interested in playing baseball and getting ready for try-outs next week, we will have open gym today after school in B-wing gym. We will do a little throwing, hitting, fielding, etc to help you get ready for try-outs on Monday, February 26. If you want to know times and locations, always check out the Varsity Baseball Website from the Athletics page or look for Coach Randazzo, Willett or Aguirre.




TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 20, 2018

STUDENTS: Can you Dodge, duck, dip, dive, and dodge? Then get your dodgeball team together! The deadline to submit a team has been extended until 3:30 on Wednesday. The tournament will take place this Friday at 6:00 pm in B-Wing Gym. Teams of 6 can pay $30 in the bookstore to join. All proceeds go to Ups for Downs! Show your dominance in dodgeball!
  
STUDENTS:  Student Council will be selling bingo cards in the cafe during lunch periods on Thursday, February 22 for chances to win awesome prizes. Three cards for a $1.  All proceeds go to the school wide fundraiser Ups for Downs.

STUDENTS: An informational meeting for this year's spring play, "Love / Sick" will be held after school on Wednesday, February 21 in R-207. This romantic comedy is an amusing story about love and its unintended consequences. No experience? No problem! We welcome anyone interested! See Mr. Harmon with any questions. Sign-up and materials are available outside the Fine Arts office in upper E-wing.

STUDENTS:  Did your Valentine's Day work out? No? Then let science help! Buy your data match results in the cafe during lunch periods beginning this week.  It only costs $2 for compatible matches within your grade and $3 for matches in the whole student body. If you have already purchased your printout and would like to exchange it for a new one, please bring it to one of the tables today or Wednesday. A portion of the proceeds will go to our school-wide fundraiser, Ups for Downs.

WEST WORDS: Maine West's literary magazine, West Words, is looking for submissions for the end of the year literary magazine. If you have a poem, short story, or a work of art that you would like to submit, please ask your English teacher how to submit or come to the English office with your submissions.  We will be accepting submissions up until March 16th.


NEED TO SHAKE OFF THE WINTER BLUES? You are invited to attend #EdCampNS- North Side (EdCamp Express) at Maine East High School on Saturday, March 10 from 8:00 am - Noon.  EdCamp is a FREE “un-conference” for educators, administrators, board members, parents, students, etc. to come together to share knowledge, ideas, and work collaboratively with one another. If you’ve never attended an EdCamp before, we encourage you to come to actively engage through sessions that are built with your interests in mind. Session topics are created at the start of the day and anyone can present the topics chosen.

Free breakfast refreshments will be available throughout the morning for participants. Please also bring an electronic device. Free wi-fi will be provided. Please come ready with a positive attitude and ready to discuss ideas!

If you are interested in registering or learning more about this event, please visit the following link:https://tinyurl.com/edcampns18


COLLEGE AND CAREER ANNOUNCEMENTS


SPORTS ANNOUNCEMENTS

Congratulations to our Girls Basketball team who defeated Glenbrook South on Thursday to win the Regional Championship and defeated New Trier on Monday in the sectional semifinal to reach the sweet 16. The girls play Loyola for the Sectional Championship Thursday at 7 pm at Maine East. Tickets are $5 and will be on sale at the bookstore from 12 pm on Tuesday through 3:30 pm Thursday. Tickets will also be available at the door on Thursday night. The Warriors need your support!

The boys swimming and diving team competed at sectionals this past Saturday at Deerfield HS. JJ Sebastian broke the sophomore 50 free record with a time of 23.23. Congratulations to Ray Ure as he posted a diving score 405.75 which was good enough for a 4th place finish. That score broke the school record and qualified him for the state meet this Friday at Evanston High School.

ATHLETES: Spring sports will be starting up as early as next Monday. Be sure to have your physical turned in and register yourself in 8 to 18.  You must register for your spring sport even if you registered for a fall and/or winter sport earlier this year.

BOYS BASEBALL:  Boys interested in playing baseball and getting ready for try-outs next week, we will have open gym Wednesday after school in B-wing gym. We will do a little throwing, hitting, fielding, etc to help you get ready for try-outs on Monday, February 26. If you want to know times and locations, always check out the Varsity Baseball Website from the Athletics page or look for Coach Randazzo, Willett or Aguirre.





FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 16, 2018

Warriors, watch your very Own Danny Fowler and Sebastian Solarz take on Hinsdale Central for a best of 3 semi final league playoffs! Game one is tonight at Oakton Ice Arena at 8:40 PM. Come on by after you cheer on the boys' basketball team.

STUDENTS: Get your team of 6 together for the third annual Dodgeball Tournament! Teams of 6 will compete on Friday, February 23 at 6:00 to be crowned Dodgeball champion! Cost is $30 per team and registration is in the bookstore.
  
STUDENTS:  Student Council will be selling bingo cards in the cafe during lunch periods on Thursday, February 22 for chances to win awesome prizes. Three cards for a $1.  All proceeds go to the school wide fundraiser Ups for Downs.

STUDENTS: An informational meeting for this year's spring play, "Love / Sick" will be held after school on Wednesday, February 21 in R-207. This romantic comedy is an amusing story about love and its unintended consequences. No experience? No problem! We welcome anyone interested! See Mr. Harmon with any questions. Sign-up and materials are available outside the Fine Arts office in upper E-wing.

STUDENTS:  Our annual Special Olympics Christian Volkmann basketball tournament is Saturday, from 10 am - 3 pm. We will need help with team buddies, concessions, referees and score keepers. Volunteer forms are in C102.

WEST WORDS: Maine West's literary magazine, West Words, is looking for submissions for the end of the year literary magazine. If you have a poem, short story, or a work of art that you would like to submit, please ask your English teacher how to submit or come to the English office with your submissions.  We will be accepting submissions up until March 16th.

ESPORTS, BOARD GAME CLUB AND VIDEO GAME CLUB:  Esports, Video Game Club and Board Game Club are joining forces TODAY from 4-7 pm to create the greatest game party in Maine West history. The entry fee is $5 and includes a slice of pizza and a drink.

MULTICULTURAL CLUB:  Come join Multicultural club to tie-dye t-shirts. T-shirts to be dyed will be sold at the bookstore for $15. The deadline to make a purchase for shirts is today.

MOVIE CLUB:  There will be a brief mandatory meeting for all Movie Club members today after school in L101, the little theater. Also, next Friday the 23rd, movie club will be showing "Hidden Figures" after school in L101, the little theater.

NEED TO SHAKE OFF THE WINTER BLUES? You are invited to attend #EdCampNS- North Side (EdCamp Express) at Maine East High School on Saturday, March 10 from 8:00 am - Noon.  EdCamp is a FREE “un-conference” for educators, administrators, board members, parents, students, etc. to come together to share knowledge, ideas, and work collaboratively with one another. If you’ve never attended an EdCamp before, we encourage you to come to actively engage through sessions that are built with your interests in mind. Session topics are created at the start of the day and anyone can present the topics chosen.

Free breakfast refreshments will be available throughout the morning for participants. Please also bring an electronic device. Free wi-fi will be provided. Please come ready with a positive attitude and ready to discuss ideas!

If you are interested in registering or learning more about this event, please visit the following link:https://tinyurl.com/edcampns18


COLLEGE AND CAREER ANNOUNCEMENTS


SPORTS ANNOUNCEMENTS





THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 15, 2018

This past Monday, the Mock Trial Team traveled to Bloomington-Normal to compete in the Mclean County Mock Trial Tournament. Congratulations to Dominika Szal, who was awarded "Outstanding Witness" in a field of 26 teams!

Hey, Warriors! Get your team of 6 together for the third annual Dodgeball Tournament! Teams of 6 will compete on Friday, February 23 at 6:00 to be crowned Dodgeball champion! Cost is $30 per team and registration is in the bookstore.
BINGO!  Student Council will be selling bingo cards in the cafe during lunch periods on Thursday, February 22 for chances to win awesome prizes. Three cards for a $1.  All proceeds go to the school wide fundraiser Ups for Downs.

STUDENTS: Did your Valentine's Day work out? No? Find the next love of your life by buying your data match results in the cafe during lunch periods today and tomorrow. It only costs $2 for compatible matches within your grade and $3 for matches in the whole student body. A portion of the proceeds will go to our school-wide fundraiser, Ups for Downs.

STUDENTS: An informational meeting for this year's spring play, "Love / Sick" will be held after school on Wednesday, February 21 in R-207. This romantic comedy is an amusing story about love and its unintended consequences. No experience? No problem! We welcome anyone interested! See Mr. Harmon with any questions. Sign-up and materials are available outside the Fine Arts office in upper E-wing.

STUDENTS:  Our annual Special Olympics Christian Volkmann basketball tournament is Saturday, from 10 am - 3 pm. We will need help with team buddies, concessions, referees and score keepers. Volunteer forms are in C102.

WEST WORDS: Maine West's literary magazine, West Words, is looking for submissions for the end of the year literary magazine. If you have a poem, short story, or a work of art that you would like to submit, please ask your English teacher how to submit or come to the English office with your submissions.  We will be accepting submissions up until March 16th

ESPORTS, BOARD GAME CLUB AND VIDEO GAME CLUB:  Friday from 4-7 pm, Esports, Video Game Club and Board Game Club are joining forces to create the greatest game party in Maine West history. We will be hosting a Super Smash Bros and Mario Kart 8 tournament with Twitch Prizes as well as a Fortnite for PC LAN. In addition, there will be fun board games as well! The entry is $5 and includes a slice of pizza and a drink.

MULTICULTURAL CLUB:  Come join Multicultural club to tie-dye t-shirts. T-shirts to be dyed will be sold at the bookstore for $15. The deadline to make a purchase for shirts is Friday.

NEED TO SHAKE OFF THE WINTER BLUES? You are invited to attend #EdCampNS- North Side (EdCamp Express) at Maine East High School on Saturday, March 10 from 8:00 am - Noon.  EdCamp is a FREE “un-conference” for educators, administrators, board members, parents, students, etc. to come together to share knowledge, ideas, and work collaboratively with one another. If you’ve never attended an EdCamp before, we encourage you to come to actively engage through sessions that are built with your interests in mind. Session topics are created at the start of the day and anyone can present the topics chosen.

Free breakfast refreshments will be available throughout the morning for participants. Please also bring an electronic device. Free wi-fi will be provided. Please come ready with a positive attitude and ready to discuss ideas!

If you are interested in registering or learning more about this event, please visit the following link:https://tinyurl.com/edcampns18


COLLEGE AND CAREER ANNOUNCEMENTS

The US Navy will be in the CRC today during 4th and 5th periods. Please bring a College/Military Pass signed by a teacher if you have class.

Also, the FAFSA specialist will be in the CRC from 2nd through the start of 9th. Need to start your FAFSA? Have questions about your award letters? Want to search for scholarships? Stop in to get help.

SPORTS ANNOUNCEMENTS

CONGRATULATIONS to the varsity girls basketball team for their Regional Semifinal victory over Niles North on Tuesday. Best of luck to the girls as they advance to the Regional Final against Glenbrook South tonight at 7:00 pm.  We are hoping to have a LOUD Maine West cheering section at GBS tonight.  Come out and support our girls basketball team as they try to advance in the state playoffs.

GIRLS WATER POLO: If you are interested in joining Water Polo, there will be a meeting today after school in D114.

BOYS VOLLEYBALL: Attention all boys interested in trying out for volleyball in the spring. There will be a meeting before school Friday at 7:00 am in G-102. If you have any questions or can't make the meeting please contact Coach OBrill.