TUESDAY, DECEMBER 20, 2016

FINALS
  8:00 -   9:30 am - Period 3
  9:45 - 11:15 am - Period 2
11:30 -   1:00 pm - Period 6

STUDENTS: The Maine West Scholarship Committee will be selling snacks in the student cafeteria on final exam days. No other food service is available and only cash is accepted for payment. Most items are available for only $1.00. Stop by to feed your brain and help a great cause.

YOGA CLUB:  Yoga club will meet on Tuesday at 1:00 pm after finals in room C200A.


MONDAY, DECEMBER 19, 2016

STUDENTS:  Calling anyone with Warrior Pride and Spirit! We want you to be part of the largest growing fan section around. Come out tomorrow at 1:00 after finals to the Spec Balcony to hear how you can be an integral part of our SuperFans. All students are welcome...this includes freshmen and sophomores. There will be snacks.

STUDENTS: The Maine West Scholarship Committee will be selling snacks in the student cafeteria on final exam days. No other food service is available and only cash is accepted for payment. Most items are available for only $1.00. Stop by to feed your brain and help a great cause.

YOGA CLUB:  Yoga club will meet on Tuesday at 1:00 pm after finals in room C200A.

COLLEGE AND CAREER ANNOUNCEMENTS


SPORTS ANNOUNCEMENTS


FRIDAY, DECEMBER 16, 2016

Thursday's Write for Rights event produced 533 letters, a new record, for prisoners of conscience.  Well done and THANK YOU to al who participated. Special thanks to Mrs. Thompson and Mr. Greenberg for providing such a great space in the LRC and To Move Mountains who provided a great acoustic set period 7. NOW LET'S SEE WHAT HAPPENS. Who will be released this year because of the collective efforts of people who wrote letters around the world.

STUDENTS:  Gather your friends and have your picture taken with Santa and his elves in the cafeteria during all lunch periods today. Pictures are only $2.00. A portion of the proceeds will help support the School Wide Fundraiser.

STUDENTS: The Maine West Scholarship Committee will be selling snacks in the student cafeteria on final exam days. No other food service is available and only cash is accepted for payment. Most items are available for only $1.00. Stop by to feed your brain and help a great cause.

COLLEGE AND CAREER ANNOUNCEMENTS


SPORTS ANNOUNCEMENTS

Wrestling will host their senior night vs. conference rival Maine East tonight at 6 pm in B-Wing gym. All students, staff and members of the community are invited to attend. Come out and show your warrior pride at this wrestling event.

THURSDAY, DECEMBER 15, 2016

STUDENTS: Stop by the front entrance tomorrow, just outside the cafeteria, for a FREE hot chocolate with Dr. Haugan and many of our administrators. We will be serving hot chocolate from 7:15 to 7:40 am. Marshmallows and whipped cream included.  The winter assembly is later that day so you'll be warm and ready.

STUDENTS:  Gather your friends and have your picture taken with Santa and his elves Friday in the cafeteria during all lunch periods. Pictures are only $2.00. A portion of the proceeds will help support the School Wide Fundraiser.

STUDENTS:  The National Art Honor Society's jean drive will run through December 16.   Please place jeans in the bin across from the main office.

STUDENTS:  Now is your chance to put power into your writing with Voice For the Nameless’s Write For Rights event. Stop by the LRC during your free period today to write to one or more of the seven people who are victims of unjust imprisonment, harassment and torture, and we may see justice come, as we have seen in the past, with your own letters. It will be held in the front part of the LRC, near the fireplace, so bring your friends, write some letters, and maybe you can be the cause of justice.

DREAM TEAM/AFRICAN AMERICAN CLUB:  We are meeting today right after school in R201. We will be discussing the Malcolm X book to read over break and ideas to start planning for Black History month.

IT'S A STITCH:  It's a stitch will meet today after school in room A114.

STAR WARS CLUB:  Hey all you Star Wars Fans! There is a meeting for a new Star Wars Club in room C116 after school today. We will be talking about the new movie, Rogue One. Please stop by if you are interested.


COLLEGE AND CAREER ANNOUNCEMENTS


SPORTS ANNOUNCEMENTS

Wrestling will host their senior night vs. conference rival Maine East on Friday at 6 pm in B-Wing gym. All students, staff and members of the community are invited to attend. Come out and show your warrior pride at this wrestling event.

WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 14, 2016

STUDENTS: This Friday stop by the front entrance, just outside the cafeteria, for a FREE hot chocolate with Dr. Haugan and many of our administrators. We will be serving hot chocolate from 7:15 to 7:40 am. Marshmallows and whipped cream included.  The winter assembly is later that day so you'll be warm and ready.

STUDENTS:  Gather your friends and have your picture taken with Santa and his elves THIS Friday in the cafeteria during all lunch periods. Pictures are only $2.00. A portion of the proceeds will help support the School Wide Fundraiser.

STUDENTS:  The National Art Honor Society's jean drive will run through December 16.   Please place jeans in the bin across from the main office.

STUDENTS:  Send a Candy Cane Gram to that special someone. Just one dollar in the bookstore.

STUDENTS:  Classical guitarist extraordinaire GARRETT MORRISON will be playing in the LRC Performance Series today at 8 am. Garrett will be playing a selection of music from classics to modern pieces to holiday favorites.

STUDENTS:  A century old proverb said that “the pen is mightier than the sword.” Now is your chance to put power into your writing with Voice For the Nameless’s Write For Rights event. Stop by the LRC during your free period on Thursday, December 15th to write to one or more of the seven people who are victims of unjust imprisonment, harassment and torture, and we may see justice come, as we have seen in the past, with your own letters. It will be held in the front part of the LRC, near the fireplace, so bring your friends, write some letters, and maybe you can be the cause of justice.

DREAM TEAM/AFRICAN AMERICAN CLUB:  We are meeting Thursday right after school in R201. We will be discussing the Malcolm X book to read over break and ideas to start planning for Black History month.

IT'S A STITCH:  It's a stitch will meet on Thursday after school in room A114.


COLLEGE AND CAREER ANNOUNCEMENTS


SPORTS ANNOUNCEMENTS

Wrestling will host their senior night vs. conference rival Maine East on Friday at 6 pm in B-Wing gym. All students, staff and members of the community are invited to attend. Come out and show your warrior pride at this wrestling event.

TUESDAY, DECEMBER 13, 2016

STUDENTS: This Friday stop by the front entrance, just outside the cafeteria, for a FREE hot chocolate with Dr. Haugan and many of our administrators. We will be serving hot chocolate from 7:15 to 7:40 am. Marshmallows and whipped cream included.  The winter assembly is later that day so you'll be warm and ready.

STUDENTS:  Gather your friends and have your picture taken with Santa and his elves THIS Friday in the cafeteria during all lunch periods. Pictures are only $2.00. A portion of the proceeds will help support the School Wide Fundraiser.

STUDENTS:  Capture the moment. Your Polaroid moment. Keep an eye out TODAY for Neli Peeva and Ivonne Sanchez. They will be taking pictures with a Polaroid camera in the halls and in the cafeteria before, during, and after school tomorrow. So, don’t forget to get a Polaroid picture with you and your friends for just $1!

STUDENTS:  The National Art Honor Society's jean drive will run through December 16.   Please place jeans in the bin across from the main office.

STUDENTS:  Send a Candy Cane Gram to that special someone. Just one dollar in the bookstore.

STUDENTS:  Classical guitarist extraordinaire GARRETT MORRISON will be playing in the LRC Performance Series on Wednesday, December 14 at 8 am. Garrett will be playing a selection of music from classics to modern pieces to holiday favorites. See you Wednesday.

STUDENTS:  A century old proverb said that “the pen is mightier than the sword.” Now is your chance to put power into your writing with Voice For the Nameless’s Write For Rights event. Stop by the LRC during your free period on Thursday, December 15th to write to one or more of the seven people who are victims of unjust imprisonment, harassment and torture, and we may see justice come, as we have seen in the past, with your own letters. It will be held in the front part of the LRC, near the fireplace, so bring your friends, write some letters, and maybe you can be the cause of justice.

DREAM TEAM/AFRICAN AMERICAN CLUB:  We are meeting Thursday right after school in R201. We will be discussing the Malcolm X book to read over break and ideas to start planning Black History month.

IT'S A STITCH:  It's a stitch will meet on Thursday after school in room A114.


COLLEGE AND CAREER ANNOUNCEMENTS


SPORTS ANNOUNCEMENTS

Wrestling will host their senior night vs. conference rival Maine East on Friday at 6 pm in B-Wing gym. All students, staff and members of the community are invited to attend. Come out and show your warrior pride at this wrestling event.

MONDAY, DECEMBER 12, 2016

STUDENTS:  Capture the moment. Your Polaroid moment. Keep an eye out tomorrow for Neli Peeva and Ivonne Sanchez. They will be taking pictures with a Polaroid camera in the halls and in the cafeteria before, during, and after school tomorrow. So, don’t forget to get a Polaroid picture with you and your friends for just $1!

STUDENTS:  The National Art Honor Society's jean drive will run through December 16.   Please place jeans in the bin across from the main office.

STUDENTS:  Send a Candy Cane Gram to that special someone. Just one dollar in the bookstore.

STUDENTS:  The third IML math contest is on Tuesday, December 13th before school in room A201. Anyone interested in math and challenging problems is encouraged to attend. You can start any time between 6:45 am and 7:10 am, and you'll have 30 minutes to work on the problems once you begin. If you have questions about the IML contest ask your math teacher.

STUDENTS:  Classical guitarist extraordinaire GARRETT MORRISON will be playing in the LRC Performance Series on Wednesday, December 14 at 8 am. Garrett will be playing a selection of music from classics to modern pieces to holiday favorites. See you Wednesday.

STUDENTS:  A century old proverb said that “the pen is mightier than the sword.” Now is your chance to put power into your writing with Voice For the Nameless’s Write For Rights event. Stop by the LRC during your free period on Thursday, December 15th to write to one or more of the seven people who are victims of unjust imprisonment, harassment and torture, and we may see justice come, as we have seen in the past, with your own letters. It will be held in the front part of the LRC, near the fireplace, so bring your friends, write some letters, and maybe you can be the cause of justice.

DREAM TEAM/AFRICAN AMERICAN CLUB:  We are meeting Thursday right after school in R201. We will be discussing the Malcolm X book to read over break and ideas to start planning Black History month.

CLASS OF 2018:  We have our last class council meeting of the year Tuesday morning in A114 at 7:10 am.


COLLEGE AND CAREER ANNOUNCEMENTS


SPORTS ANNOUNCEMENTS

Let's give a huge round of applause to the girl's gymnastics JV and freshman team for being 2-0 in conference after their win last night against Highland Park.  Please come support us against Maine East next Thursday in A-wing gym at 5:30 pm. 

Wrestling will host their senior night vs. conference rival Maine East on Friday at 6 pm in B-Wing gym. All students, staff and members of the community are invited to attend. Come out and show your warrior pride at this wrestling event.

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 9, 2016

STUDENTS:  The National Art Honor Society's jean drive will run through December 16.   Please place jeans in the bin across from the main office.

STUDENTS:  Send a Candy Cane Gram to that special someone. Just one dollar in the bookstore.

STUDENTS:  The third IML math contest is on Tuesday, December 13th before school in room A201. Anyone interested in math and challenging problems is encouraged to attend. You can start any time between 6:45 AM and 7:10 AM, and you'll have 30 minutes to work on the problems once you begin. If you have questions about the IML contest ask your math teacher.


COLLEGE AND CAREER ANNOUNCEMENTS


SPORTS ANNOUNCEMENTS


THURSDAY, DECEMBER 8, 2016

The results from the Class of 2018 Toy Drive. Seven hundred dollars raised, seventy toys given.  Mr. Harper's 4th period topped the charts for most money raised.  Mr. Rosenberg's 9th period topped the charts for total contributions to Ronald McDonald House.  And the winners are............all who gave and all who will receive.  Maine West is proud of you Class of 2018.

STAFF AND STUDENTS: Child Care Club is still accepting unwrapped gifts now through Friday, December 9th for the Salvation Army Angel Tree Gift program. Stop by the main office or the preschool room for a tag.  Gifts can be turned in to the main office or preschool. Thank you for your warmth and generosity this holiday season.

STUDENTS:  The National Art Honor Society's jean drive will run through December 16.   Please place jeans in the bin across from the main office.

STUDENTS:  Send a Candy Cane Gram to that special someone. Just one dollar in the bookstore.

STUDENTS:  The third IML math contest is on Tuesday, December 13th before school in room A201. Anyone interested in math and challenging problems is encouraged to attend. You can start any time between 6:45 AM and 7:10 AM, and you'll have 30 minutes to work on the problems once you begin. If you have questions about the IML contest ask your math teacher.

KEY CLUB:  Key Club is meeting at 7:00 am in room L101 on Friday, December 9.


COLLEGE AND CAREER ANNOUNCEMENTS


SPORTS ANNOUNCEMENTS

Congratulations to the Girls Freshmen and JV gymnastics team on their win over Vernon Hill this past Tuesday.  Let's also cheer all 3 gymnastics levels on in A Wing gym today at 5:30 against Highland Park.

WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 7, 2016

STAFF AND STUDENTS: Child Care Club is still accepting unwrapped gifts now through Friday, December 9th for the Salvation Army Angel Tree Gift program. Stop by the main office or the preschool room for a tag.  Gifts can be turned in to the main office or preschool. Thank you for your warmth and generosity this holiday season.

STUDENTS:  The National Art Honor Society's jean drive will run through December 16.   Please place jeans in the bin across from the main office.

STUDENTS:  Send a Candy Cane Gram to that special someone. Just one dollar in the bookstore.

STUDENTS:  The LRC Performance Series will be presenting Jo and Leslie in the LRC today. Jo and Leslie are a dynamic acoustic duo that present the songs of today and yesterday with sweet harmonies and terrific guitar skills.

STUDENTS:  Don’t forget to come to the pop shop Tuesdays and Thursdays during periods 4a-7b to get fresh popcorn (with Seasoning) and giant freeze pops (all flavors available) for just one dollar.

KEY CLUB:  Key Club is meeting at 7:00 am in room L101 on Friday, December 9.

MIDDLE EASTERN CLUB:  Middle Eastern Club is meeting in the family center after school today.

FRESHMEN & SOPHOMORE AP STUDENTS:  Don't forget that AP mentoring will be in the LRC today, all periods except 1st and 7a. If you are a freshman, get a blue pass from Ms. Hendrickson. If you are a sophomore, just scan into the LRC. Todays session will be on time management. Next week (Dec. 14th ) will be final exam prep.


COLLEGE AND CAREER ANNOUNCEMENTS


SPORTS ANNOUNCEMENTS

GIRLS: There will be a brief informational meeting for any girl interested in joining the girls track and field team today immediately after school at 3:20 in the Spectator Gym classroom, G-102. If you are unable to attend please contact Mr. Regalado in D100 or by email.

TUESDAY, DECEMBER 6, 2016

STAFF AND STUDENTS: Child Care Club is still accepting unwrapped gifts now through Friday, December 9th for the Salvation Army Angel Tree Gift program. Stop by the main office or the preschool room for a tag.  Gifts can be turned in to the main office or preschool. Thank you for your warmth and generosity this holiday season.

STUDENTS:  The National Art Honor Society's jean drive will run through December 16.   Please place jeans in the bin across from the main office.

STUDENTS:  Send a Candy Cane Gram to that special someone. Just one dollar in the bookstore.

STUDENTS:  The LRC Performance Series will be presenting Jo and Leslie in the LRC Wednesday, December 7. Jo and Leslie are a dynamic acoustic duo that present the songs of today and yesterday with sweet harmonies and terrific guitar skills. See you in the LRC Wednesday.

STUDENTS:  Don’t forget to come to the pop shop Tuesdays and Thursdays during periods 4a-7b to get fresh popcorn (with Seasoning) and giant freeze pops (all flavors available) for just one dollar.

KEY CLUB:  Key Club is meeting at 7:00 am in room L101 on Friday, December 9.

MIDDLE EASTERN CLUB:  Middle Eastern Club is meeting in the family center after school tomorrow.

FRESHMEN & SOPHOMORE AP STUDENTS:  Don't forget that AP mentoring will be in the LRC tomorrow, December 7th, all periods except 1st and 7a. If you are a freshman, get a blue pass from Ms. Hendrickson. If you are a sophomore, just scan into the LRC. Tomorrow's session will be on time management. Next week (Dec. 14th ) will be final exam prep.


COLLEGE AND CAREER ANNOUNCEMENTS


SPORTS ANNOUNCEMENTS

GIRLS:  There will be a brief informational meeting for any girl interested in joining the girls track and field team tomorrow immediately after school at 3:20 in the Spectator Gym classroom, G-102. If you are unable to attend please contact Mr. Regalado in D100 or by email.

MONDAY, DECEMBER 5, 2016

STAFF AND STUDENTS: Child Care Club is coordinating the Salvation Army Angel Tree Gift program. Please stop by the main office or the preschool room if you would like to take a tag and purchase a gift for a child. We are accepting unwrapped gifts now through Friday, December 9th. Gifts can be turned in with the tag attached to the main office or preschool. Thank you for your warmth and generosity this holiday season.

STUDENTS:  The National Art Honor Society is holding a jeans drive for the Des Plaines Self Help Pantry.  The drive will run till December 16.  Please place jeans in the bin across from the main office.  Thank you for your help.

STUDENTS:  Candy Cane Grams are back. You can send a holiday greeting, be a secret Santa or say thank you and your message will be delivered with a candy cane to that special someone. Just one dollar in the bookstore.

STUDENTS:  The LRC Performance Series will be presenting Jo and Leslie in the LRC Wednesday, December 7. Jo and Leslie are a dynamic acoustic duo that present the songs of today and yesterday with sweet harmonies and terrific guitar skills. See you in the LRC Wednesday.

STUDENTS:  Don’t forget to come to the pop shop Tuesdays and Thursdays during periods 4a-7b to get fresh popcorn (with Seasoning) and giant freeze pops (all flavors available) for just one dollar.

STUDENT COUNCIL:  Student Council will be meeting tomorrow morning at 7:10 am in A201. We have to retake our picture so please remember to wear your white stuco shirt. We will also be discussing Holly Days and the Winter Assembly.

GIRLS:  There will be a brief informational meeting for any girl interested in joining the girls track and field team Wednesday, December 7th immediately after school at 3:20 in the Spectator Gym classroom, G-102. If you are unable to attend please contact Mr. Regalado in D100 or by email.

GIRLS:  If you are interested in playing soccer in the spring, please come to our pre-season mandatory meeting in H106 today at 3:30 pm.

JUNIORS: Thank you for all you have already donated to your class toy drive. You are making sick children smile, what a gift. Mr. Rosenberg's 9th period class has a razor thin margin over Mr. Harper's 4th period class. What class will collect the prize? We are proud of the Class of 2018.

COLLEGE AND CAREER ANNOUNCEMENTS


SPORTS ANNOUNCEMENTS

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 2, 2016

STAFF AND STUDENTS: Child Care Club is coordinating the Salvation Army Angel Tree Gift program. Please stop by the main office or the preschool room if you would like to take a tag and purchase a gift for a child. We are accepting unwrapped gifts now through Friday, December 9th. Gifts can be turned in with the tag attached to the main office or preschool. Thank you for your warmth and generosity this holiday season.

STUDENTS:  The National Art Honor Society is holding a jeans drive for the Des Plaines Self Help Pantry.  The drive will run till December 16.  Please place jeans in the bin across from the main office.  Thank you for your help.

STUDENTS:  Candy Cane Grams are back. You can send a holiday greeting, be a secret Santa or say thank you and your message will be delivered with a candy cane to that special someone. Just one dollar in the bookstore.

GIRLS:  There will be a brief informational meeting for any girl interested in joining the girls track and field team Wednesday, December 7th immediately after school at 3:20 in the Spectator Gym classroom, G-102. If you are unable to attend please contact Mr. Regalado in D100 or by email.

GIRLS:  If you are interested in playing soccer in the spring, please come to our pre-season mandatory meeting in H106 today at 3:30 pm.

JUNIORS: Thank you for all you have already donated to your class toy drive. You are making sick children smile, what a gift. Mr. Rosenberg's 9th period class has a razor thin margin over Mr. Harper's 4th period class. What class will collect the prize? We are proud of the Class of 2018.

COLLEGE AND CAREER ANNOUNCEMENTS


SPORTS ANNOUNCEMENTS