THURSDAY, AUGUST 24, 2017

STUDENTS: It is very important you check your email and submit the student handbook sign-off form as soon as possible. Also, students, please make sure you are putting your lock on your student locker by Friday of this week. All lockers will receive a security lock starting Monday, August 28th. If you have any locker issues, stop by the Dean's Office.

STUDENTS: This year's V-show auditions are right around the corner. Don't sing? Don't act? Don't worry. V-Show is a VARIETY show featuring a VARIETY of talent at Maine West. Be it bottle flipping, martial arts or magic tricks, we want to feature YOU and your friends in one of the most highly anticipated events of the year.  An informational meeting will be held after school on Wednesday, September 6 in E209. Auditions will be held on Monday, September 18 and Tuesday September 19 in R207. So get your ACT together.

STUDENTS: The LRC is calling on all musicians, poets and singers.   Do you have a talent you would like to share with your fellow Warriors? Do you have an interest in performing right here at school in the LRC? The LRC Performance Series is a great way to express your artistic gift in front of a Warrior audience.  If you are interested in performing, please speak with Mr. Greenberg or Mrs. Coover-Thompson in the LRC to set up an audition.

SCIENCE NATIONAL HONOR SOCIETY:  Maine West now has a Science National Honor Society.  Sophomores, juniors and seniors interested in joining can attend an information session on Monday, August 28 in B107 either before school at 7:15 am or after school at 3:25 pm.

3D INNOVATIONS:  Inviting future engineers, doctors, artists and manufacturers who want to make a 3-D interactive model of Maine West High School that will light up and speak? Join 3-D Innovations to be at the cutting edge of technology and learn about the Internet of Things while we make this tangible user interface to help the visually impaired, incoming freshmen and alumni navigate our school. Our first meeting is today after school in D-106 from 3:30 - 4:30 pm.  We will meet every other Thursday.

ART CLUB:  Art club is looking for interested students to come to this years first art club meeting today after school in room E-107.

KEY CLUB: The first meeting for Key Club is Friday, August 24 at 7:00 am in L101. Please come and join us.

TRIBE: There will be a Tribe meeting tomorrow morning at 7 am in D100 for any student that would like to promote school pride. Munchkins will be served.

PHILOSPHY CLUB: You are the craftsman, philosophy is the tool. Craft the change you want to see. Be the person you want to be. We discuss big ideas in philosophy club and we want to hear from you. Look for our awesome flyer. Join us for our first meeting Tuesday, August 29 at 3:20 pm in room C212.

WARRIORS ABOVE DRUGS AND ALCOHOL (WADA): There will be a WADA meeting on Monday morning at 7 am in D100 for any student that would like to join Warriors Above Drugs & Alcohol. Munchkins will be served.

AMERICAN SIGN LANGUAGE: Join us for our first American Sign Language club meeting on Wednesday, August 30th at 7:15 am. There will be food.

FRESHMEN: Please check your emails and fill out the survey for Mr. Ebrahimi if you are interested in joining your class council. Last day to fill out the survey is TODAY.

SENIORS: Your senior class t-shirt is in the bookstore. Get them. Wear them!


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SPORTS ANNOUNCEMENTS

The varsity tennis team defeated Fenton High School on Tuesday night by a score of 4-1. Winning in singles were Maja Kozerski and Gwendolyn Hudson. The doubles teams of Olena Andrushko and Diane Win, along with Abigail M. and Gaby Kic, were also victorious. Great job ladies!

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 23, 2017

STUDENTS: It is very important you check your email and submit the student handbook sign-off form as soon as possible. Also, students, please make sure you are putting your lock on your student locker by Friday of this week. All lockers will receive a security lock starting Monday, August 28th. If you have any locker issues, stop by the Dean's Office.

STUDENTS:  Student parking rules take effect TODAY.  Cars will be ticketed if they are not parked in assigned parking spots. Hang tags must be displayed.

STUDENTS/STAFF:  Please visit the bookstore if you still need an ID or have not picked up your ID.

STUDENTS: This year's V-show auditions are right around the corner. Don't sing? Don't act? Don't worry. V-Show is a VARIETY show featuring a VARIETY of talent at Maine West. Be it bottle flipping, martial arts or magic tricks, we want to feature YOU and your friends in one of the most highly anticipated events of the year.  An informational meeting will be held after school on Wednesday, September 6 in E209. Auditions will be held on Monday, September 18 and Tuesday September 19 in R207. So get your ACT together.

STUDENTS: The LRC is calling on all musicians, poets and singers.   Do you have a talent you would like to share with your fellow Warriors? Do you have an interest in performing right here at school in the LRC? The LRC Performance Series is a great way to express your artistic gift in front of a Warrior audience.  If you are interested in performing, please speak with Mr. Greenberg or Mrs. Coover-Thompson in the LRC to set up an audition.

SCIENCE NATIONAL HONOR SOCIETY:  Maine West now has a Science National Honor Society.  Sophomores, juniors and seniors interested in joining can attend an information session on Monday, August 28 in B107 either before school at 7:15 am or after school at 3:25 pm.

3D INNOVATIONS:  Inviting future engineers, doctors, artists and manufacturers who want to make a 3-D interactive model of Maine West High School that will light up and speak? Join 3-D Innovations to be at the cutting edge of technology and learn about the Internet of Things while we make this tangible user interface to help the visually impaired, incoming freshmen and alumni navigate our school. Our first meeting is Thursday, August 24 after school in D-106 from 3:30 - 4:30 pm.  We will meet every other Thursday.

DECA: If you are interested in learning and applying skills related to careers and business. The Maine West business organization, DECA, will have our first meeting on Thursday, August 24th before school from 7:00-7:30 in Room D102. During this informational meeting, we will explain what DECA is and why it matters to you, discuss our calendar of events and answer your questions. There is no obligation to join, just come to learn more.

ART CLUB:  Art club is looking for interested students to come to this years first art club meeting Thursday after school in room E-107.

KEY CLUB: The first meeting for Key Club is Friday, August 24 at 7:00 am in L101. Please come and join us.

TRIBE: There will be a Tribe meeting on Friday morning at 7 am in D100 for any student that would like to promote school pride. Munchkins will be served.

VOICE FOR THE NAMELESS: Are you curious about "prisoners of conscience"? Do you care about refugees and gun violence? Do you want to take action to help bring an end to poverty, hunger and prejudice? If HUMAN RIGHTS interest you, then come to the first meeting of Voice for the Nameless THIS THURSDAY, AUGUST 24 at 7 AM in L101.

FRESHMEN: Please check your emails and fill out the survey for Mr. Ebrahimi if you are interested in joining your class council. Last day to fill out the survey is this Thursday, August 24.


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TUESDAY, AUGUST 22, 2017

STUDENTS: It is very important you check your email and submit the student handbook sign-off form as soon as possible. Also, students, please make sure you are putting your lock on your student locker by Friday of this week. All lockers will receive a security lock starting Monday, August 28th. If you have any locker issues, stop by the Dean's Office.

STUDENTS:  Student parking rules take effect tomorrow, Wednesday, August 23.  Cars will be ticketed if they are not parked in assigned parking spots. Hang tags must be displayed.

STUDENTS/STAFF:  Please visit the bookstore if you still need an ID or have not picked up your ID.

STUDENTS: This year's V-show auditions are right around the corner. Don't sing? Don't act? Don't worry. V-Show is a VARIETY show featuring a VARIETY of talent at Maine West. Be it bottle flipping, martial arts or magic tricks, we want to feature YOU and your friends in one of the most highly anticipated events of the year.  An informational meeting will be held after school on Wednesday, September 6 in E209. Auditions will be held on Monday, September 18 and Tuesday September 19 in R207. So get your ACT together.

STUDENTS: The LRC is calling on all musicians, poets and singers.   Do you have a talent you would like to share with your fellow Warriors? Do you have an interest in performing right here at school in the LRC? The LRC Performance Series is a great way to express your artistic gift in front of a Warrior audience.  If you are interested in performing, please speak with Mr. Greenberg or Mrs. Coover-Thompson in the LRC to set up an audition.

3D INNOVATIONS:  Inviting future engineers, doctors, artists and manufacturers, want to make a 3-D interactive model of Maine West High School that will light up and speak? Join 3-D Innovations to be at the cutting edge of technology and learn about the Internet of Things while we make this tangible user interface to help the visually impaired, incoming freshmen and alumni navigate our school. Our first meeting is Thursday, August 24 after school in D-106 from 3:30 - 4:30 pm.  We will meet every other Thursday.

DECA: If you are interested in learning and applying skills related to careers and business. The Maine West business organization, DECA, will have our first meeting on Thursday, August 24th before school from 7:00-7:30 in Room D102. During this informational meeting, we will explain what DECA is and why it matters to you, discuss our calendar of events and answer your questions. There is no obligation to join, just come to learn more.

ART CLUB:  Art club is looking for interested students to come to this years first art club meeting Thursday after school in room E-107.

TRIBE: There will be a Tribe meeting on Friday morning at 7 am in D100 for any student that would like to promote school pride. Munchkins will be served.

VOICE FOR THE NAMELESS: Are you curious about "prisoners of conscience"? Do you care about refugees and gun violence? Do you want to take action to help bring an end to poverty, hunger and prejudice? If HUMAN RIGHTS interest you, then come to the first meeting of Voice for the Nameless THIS THURSDAY, AUGUST 24 at 7 AM in L101.

FRESHMEN: Please check your emails and fill out the survey for Mr. Ebrahimi if you are interested in joining your class council. Last day to fill out the survey is this Thursday, August 24.


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SPORTS ANNOUNCEMENTS

The Varsity Boys Golf Team has gotten off to a strong start by finishing in the top half of the Leyden Invite and playing very well at the CSL Showcase. The team has been led by Junior Luck Rothweiler who has shot 79 and 81, Sophomore Riley Griffin with a 90 and Seniors Matty Mustari 87, Matt Fairhead 88 and Christian Mirza 91.


MONDAY, AUGUST 21, 2017


STUDENTS: It is very important you check your email and submit the student handbook sign-off form as soon as possible. Also, students, please make sure you are putting your lock on your student locker by Friday of this week. All lockers will receive a security lock starting Monday, August 28th. If you have any locker issues, stop by the Dean's Office.

STUDENTS/STAFF:  Please visit the bookstore if you still need an ID or have not picked up your ID.

STUDENTS:  The Marching Warriors are looking for roadies to help them with equipment at football games and competitions. Please head to the band room and talk to the band director Mr. G as soon as possible to sign up, get a schedule and receive your free hat.

STUDENTS: Interested in hosting this year's V-Show? Now's your chance to take the lead, choose the theme and create sketch comedies for this exciting Maine West Tradition. Auditions will be held today in the choir room. Information and instructions will be made available that day. If you aren't able to make it, email Mr. Harmon or Mrs. Jacob to arrange a time to meet. Help make this year's show a smash hit!

STUDENTS: This year's V-show auditions are right around the corner. Don't sing? Don't act? Don't worry. V-Show is a VARIETY show featuring a VARIETY of talent at Maine West. Be it bottle flipping, martial arts or magic tricks, we want to feature YOU and your friends in one of the most highly anticipated events of the year.  An informational meeting will be held after school on Wednesday, September 6 in E209. Auditions will be held on Monday, September 18 and Tuesday September 19 in R207. So get your ACT together.

STUDENTS: The LRC is calling on all musicians, poets and singers.   Do you have a talent you would like to share with your fellow Warriors? Do you have an interest in performing right here at school in the LRC? The LRC Performance Series is a great way to express your artistic gift in front of a Warrior audience.  If you are interested in performing, please speak with Mr. Greenberg or Mrs. Coover-Thompson in the LRC to set up an audition.

DECA: If you are interested in learning and applying skills related to careers and business. The Maine West business organization, DECA, will have our first meeting on Thursday, August 24th before school from 7:00-7:30 in Room D102. During this informational meeting, we will explain what DECA is and why it matters to you, discuss our calendar of events and answer your questions. There is no obligation to join, just come to learn more.

VOICE FOR THE NAMELESS: Are you curious about "prisoners of conscience"? Do you care about refugees and gun violence? Do you want to take action to help bring an end to poverty, hunger and prejudice? If HUMAN RIGHTS interest you, then come to the first meeting of Voice for the Nameless THIS THURSDAY, AUGUST 24 at 7 AM in L101.

STUDENT COUNCIL: Student Council welcomes you back for another great year at Maine West! Our first student council meeting will be on Tuesday, August 22 at 7:10 am in Room A201. We will begin planning homecoming events and the homecoming assembly. We look forward to your ideas and feedback.

FRESHMEN: Please check your emails and fill out the survey for Mr. Ebrahimi if you are interested in joining your class council. Last day to fill out the survey is this Thursday, August 24.


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SPORTS ANNOUNCEMENTS

FRIDAY, AUGUST 18, 2017


STUDENTS:  It is very important you check your email and submit the student handbook sign-off form as soon as possible.

STUDENTS:  Underclass and staff portraits are TODAY in the auditorium. Makeups are scheduled for October 5.

STUDENTS:  The Marching Warriors are looking for roadies to help them with equipment at football games and competitions. Please head to the band room and talk to the band director Mr. G as soon as possible to sign up, get a schedule and receive your free hat.

STUDENTS: Interested in hosting this year's V-Show? Now's your chance to take the lead, choose the theme and create sketch comedies for this exciting Maine West Tradition. Auditions will be held Monday, August 21 in the Choir Room. Information and instructions will be made available that day. If you aren't able to make it, email Mr. Harmon or Mrs. Jacob to arrange a time to meet. Help make this year's show a smash hit!

STUDENT COUNCIL: Student Council welcomes you back for another great year at Maine West! Our first student council meeting will be on Tuesday, August 22 at 7:10 am in Room A201. We will begin planning homecoming events and the homecoming assembly. We look forward to your ideas and feedback.

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SPORTS ANNOUNCEMENTS

The varsity tennis team beat Regina Dominican last night to capture their first win of the season. Winning for the Warriors were Maja Kozerski and Diane Nguyen in singles and the doubles team of Gaby Kic and Abigail Milovancevic. The ladies play at home against Fenton on Tuesday next week.

Any girl interested in running on the girls cross country team can still join this week. Simply complete the online registration via the Maine West Athletic webpage and/or stop by practice at 3:30 by the outdoor track this week.

Any Freshmen Boy who wishes to join the cross country team may still do so. Report to the Spec Gym Foyer after school or see Coach Trotter in B-207 during the school day.

To any girls who are still interested in joining this year's swimming and diving team- We are still taking new members until the end of this week. Please come to the pool after school to meet with a coach or contact coach Claus for more information.

THURSDAY, AUGUST 17, 2017

STUDENTS ENROLLED IN INTERNSHIP: You are required to attend a weekly meeting in the Tech Center L106. The meetings are held on Tuesdays and Thursdays during your free period. Please check your email for a message from Mrs. Mazanowski with the meeting schedule and put a reminder in your phone.

STUDENTS:  It is very important you check your email and submit the student handbook sign-off form as soon as possible.

STUDENTS:  Get ready to show off your best smile! Underclass and staff portraits will be TODAY and Friday in the auditorium. Makeups are scheduled for October 5.

STUDENTS:  The Marching Warriors are looking for roadies to help them with equipment at football games and competitions. Please head to the band room and talk to the band director Mr. G as soon as possible to sign up, get a schedule and receive your free hat.

STUDENTS: Interested in hosting this year's V-Show? Now's your chance to take the lead, choose the theme and create sketch comedies for this exciting Maine West Tradition. Auditions will be held Monday, August 21 in the Choir Room. Information and instructions will be made available that day. If you aren't able to make it, email Mr. Harmon or Mrs. Jacob to arrange a time to meet. Help make this year's show a smash hit!

DRAMA CLUB: Our first Drama Club and informational meeting for this year's fall play, "Silent Sky" will be held after school today from 3:30 to 4:30 in the Orchestra Room (E209). If you like games, snacks and want to be involved in plays and musicals come check it out. See Mr. Harmon or Mr. Shaphren with any questions.

STUDENT COUNCIL: Student Council welcomes you back for another great year at Maine West! Our first student council meeting will be on Tuesday, August 22 at 7:10 am in Room A201. We will begin planning homecoming events and the homecoming assembly. We look forward to your ideas and feedback.


COLLEGE AND CAREER ANNOUNCEMENTS




SPORTS ANNOUNCEMENTS

Any girl interested in running on the girls cross country team can still join this week. Simply complete the online registration via the Maine West Athletic webpage and/or stop by practice at 3:30 by the outdoor track this week.

Any Freshmen Boy who wishes to join the cross country team may still do so. Report to the Spec Gym Foyer after school or see Coach Trotter in B-207 during the school day.

To any girls who are still interested in joining this year's swimming and diving team- We are still taking new members until the end of this week. Please come to the pool after school to meet with a coach or contact coach Claus for more information.

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 16, 2017

STUDENTS ENROLLED IN INTERNSHIP: You are required to attend a weekly meeting in the Tech Center L106. The meetings are held on Tuesdays and Thursdays during your free period. Please check your email for a message from Mrs. Mazanowski with the meeting schedule and put a reminder in your phone.

STUDENTS:  It is very important that you check your email and submit the student handbook sign-off form as soon as possible.

STUDENTS:  Get ready to show off your best smile! Underclass and staff portraits will be this Thursday and Friday in the auditorium. Makeups are scheduled for October 5.

STUDENTS:  Please come to our first Friends Connect meeting on Thursday 7:10 am in C102. Any questions please see Mrs Pettyjohn.

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SPORTS ANNOUNCEMENTS

Any girl interested in running on the GIRLS CROSS COUNTRY team can still join this week. Simply complete the online registration via the Maine West Athletic webpage and/or stop by practice at 3:30 by the outdoor track this week.

Any Freshmen Boy who wishes to join the cross country team may still do so. Report to the Spec Gym Foyer after school or see Coach Trotter in B-207 during the school day.

TUESDAY, AUGUST 15, 2017


STUDENTS ENROLLED IN INTERNSHIP: You are required to attend a weekly meeting in the Tech Center L106. The meetings are held on Tuesdays and Thursdays during your free period. Please check your email for a message from Mrs. Mazanowski with the meeting schedule and put a reminder in your phone.

STUDENTS:  It is very important that you check your email and submit the student handbook sign-off form as soon as possible.

STUDENTS:  Get ready to show off your best smile! Underclass and staff portraits will be this Thursday and Friday in the auditorium. Makeups are scheduled for October 5.

STUDENTS:  Please come to our first Friends Connect meeting on Thursday 7:10 am in C102. Any questions please see Mrs Pettyjohn.
COLLEGE AND CAREER ANNOUNCEMENTS




SPORTS ANNOUNCEMENTS

Any girl interested in running on the GIRLS CROSS COUNTRY team can still join this week. Simply complete the online registration via the Maine West Athletic webpage and/or stop by practice at 3:30 by the outdoor track this week.

Any Freshmen Boy who wishes to join the cross country team may still do so. Report to the Spec Gym Foyer after school or see Coach Trotter in B-207 during the school day.

TUESDAY, MAY 23, 2017

STUDENTS:  Students can now renew their bus cards for both Summer School and the 2017-18 school year. Ventra Bus Cards must be registered in the bookstore or students will be charged full fare.

STUDENTS:  The Maine West Scholarship Committee will be selling snacks in the student cafeteria from 7:30-11:30 a.m. on final exam days. No other food service will be available. Most items sell for $1.00 and only Cash will be accepted.

STUDENTS:  Maine West DECA is coordinating a school service project to collect eyeglasses for needy people in other countries. Our goal is to collect 500 eyeglasses by the end of next September. Please bring in your old eyeglasses and deposit them in the collection box located in the main office. Thank you for supporting this worthy cause!

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SPORTS ANNOUNCEMENTS

ATHLETES:  All those who wish to participate in sports next year will need an updated physical for 2017-18. Physicals will be hosted in the spectator gymnasium on Friday May 26th. Appointments can be made in the bookstore and walk ins are welcome as well. All athletes who wish to participate in the physicals need a parental permission slip that can be obtained in the bookstore.

BOYS BASKETBALL:  If you are interested in playing boys basketball at Maine West next year, there is a meeting after school today at 3:45 pm in the Spec Gym foyer. Our final open gym of the school year will follow the meeting. Your ticket into the open gym will be your attendance to the meeting after school. If you're unable to attend, please email Coach Prokopij

BOYS SOCCER:  Summer Soccer Camp registration is still open. Please go onto the Athletics Page to complete the registration process. Please register by the end of this week.

MONDAY, MAY 22, 2017

STUDENTS: Buy extra autograph pages in the Westerner newspaper office-- in A200 -- before or after school or during your free period this week for only $1.50. There's a limited supply of autograph inserts, and when they're gone, they're gone!

PI SIGMA PI:  We need Pi Sigma Pi members to help with the Traveling Vietnam Wall that will be stopping at lake Opeka this coming fall. The VFW has asked for student volunteers to help with planning, etc. They are holding an informational meeting Monday, May 22 at 7:00 PM at 1665 Oakton Place (Generations/Oakton Arms). Freshmen new initiates are welcome as well. You can just show up or see Mrs. Hendrickson or Mr. McClure for more information.


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SPORTS ANNOUNCEMENTS

ATHLETES:  All those who wish to participate in sports next year will need an updated physical for 2017-18. Physicals will be hosted in the spectator gymnasium on Friday May 26th. Appointments can be made in the bookstore and walk ins are welcome as well. All athletes who wish to participate in the physicals need a parental permission slip that can be obtained in the bookstore.

BOYS BASKETBALL:  If you are interested in playing boys basketball at Maine West next year, there is a meeting after school tomorrow at 3:45 pm in the Spec Gym foyer. Our final open gyms of the school year will be held today and tomorrow. The ticket through the door for open gym today will be lifting weights after school today. The ticket through the door for open gym tomorrow will be your attendance to the meeting after school.

FRIDAY, MAY 19, 2017

STUDENTS: Buy extra autograph pages in the Westerner newspaper office-- in A200 -- before or after school or during your free period this week for only $1.50. There's a limited supply of autograph inserts, and when they're gone, they're gone!

STUDENTS: Warriors- The bookstore is running a special on Maine West Athletics T-Shirts. The T-Shirts are on sale for only $5 for a limited time. Please come down to the bookstore and get your Warrior Athletic T-Shirt for only $5.

STUDENTS:  Want to get involved in your school and community?  Warrior Pride Wants You!
Applications are available in the main office - please hand them in by the end of the day today.

PI SIGMA PI:  We need Pi Sigma Pi members to help with the Traveling Vietnam Wall that will be stopping at lake Opeka this coming fall. The VFW has asked for student volunteers to help with planning, etc. They are holding an informational meeting Monday, May 22 at 7:00 PM at 1665 Oakton Place (Generations/Oakton Arms). Freshmen new initiates are welcome as well. You can just show up or see Mrs. Hendrickson or Mr. McClure for more information.


COLLEGE AND CAREER ANNOUNCEMENTS

SENIORS:  If you are still trying to make a plan for after graduation, be sure to see your counselor or Ms. Abraham. There are a variety of resources available. Also, if you are changing your plans for college, there are still schools accepting applications. Stop in the CRC for more information.

SPORTS ANNOUNCEMENTS

THURSDAY, MAY 18, 2017

STUDENTS: If you have friends, you're going to need autograph pages for your yearbook...
Snaps are gone tomorrow, Facebook and Twitter may not last the next 20 years, but those notes in your yearbook from your classmates will be yours forever. Buy extra autograph pages in the Westerner newspaper office-- in A200 -- before or after school or during your free period this week for only $1.50. There's a limited supply of autograph inserts, and when they're gone, they're gone! Stop by A200 for yours."

STUDENTS: Tryouts for the 2017-2018 Coed Cheerleading team are on today at 5:30 pm.

STUDENTS: Warriors- The bookstore is running a special on Maine West Athletics T-Shirts. The T-Shirts are on sale for only $5 for a limited time. Please come down to the bookstore and get your Warrior Athletic T-Shirt for only $5.

STUDENTS:  Want to get involved in your school and community?  Warrior Pride Wants You!
Applications are available in the main office - please hand them in by Friday.

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

SPORTS MEDICINE CLUB:  The Maine West Sports Medicine Club is hosting a meeting today at 3:30 pm in room G102 for all those interested in joining the club next year.

PI SIGMA PI:  We need Pi Sigma Pi members to help with the Traveling Vietnam Wall that will be stopping at lake Opeka this coming fall. The VFW has asked for student volunteers to help with planning, etc. They are holding an informational meeting Monday, May 22 at 7:00 PM at 1665 Oakton Place (Generations/Oakton Arms). Freshmen new initiates are welcome as well. You can just show up or see Mrs. Hendrickson or Mr. McClure for more information.


COLLEGE AND CAREER ANNOUNCEMENTS

SENIORS:  If you are still trying to make a plan for after graduation, be sure to see your counselor or Ms. Abraham. There are a variety of resources available. Also, if you are changing your plans for college, there are still schools accepting applications. Stop in the CRC for more information.

SPORTS ANNOUNCEMENTS


WEDNESDAY, MAY 17, 2017

STUDENTS: If you have friends, you're going to need autograph pages for your yearbook...
Snaps are gone tomorrow, Facebook and Twitter may not last the next 20 years, but those notes in your yearbook from your classmates will be yours forever. Buy extra autograph pages in the Westerner newspaper office-- in A200 -- before or after school or during your free period this week for only $1.50. There's a limited supply of autograph inserts, and when they're gone, they're gone! Stop by A200 for yours."

STUDENTS: Tryouts for the 2017-2018 Coed Cheerleading team are on Thursday, May 18th at 5:30 pm. We will have open gym clinics on Wednesday May 17th at 5:30 in A-wing gym. Come dressed in athletic clothes and be ready to learn what it takes to be part of an award winning program. Both girls and boys are encouraged to come and no experience is necessary, we will teach you all you need to know.

STUDENTS: Warriors- The bookstore is running a special on Maine West Athletics T-Shirts. The T-Shirts are on sale for only $5 for a limited time. Please come down to the bookstore and get your Warrior Athletic T-Shirt for only $5.

STUDENTS:  Want to get involved in your school and community?  Warrior Pride Wants You!
Applications are available in the main office - please hand them in by this Friday.  Thanks to everyone who already turned theirs in.

IT'S A STITCH:  It's a stitch will meet Thursday, May 18 in room A114 after school.

SPORTS MEDICINE CLUB:  The Maine West Sports Medicine Club is hosting a meeting Thursday at 3:30 pm in room G102 for all those interested in joining the club next year.


COLLEGE AND CAREER ANNOUNCEMENTS

SENIORS:  If you are still trying to make a plan for after graduation, be sure to see your counselor or Ms. Abraham. There are a variety of resources available. Also, if you are changing your plans for college, there are still schools accepting applications. Stop in the CRC for more information.

SPORTS ANNOUNCEMENTS

Any girl interested in playing Girls Golf in the fall should plan on attending a brief meeting tomorrow morning at 7:30am in B-215. We will discuss summer camp and the start of the season. See Coach Hauenstein if you are unable to attend.

TUESDAY, MAY 16, 2017

STUDENTS: If you have friends, you're going to need autograph pages for your yearbook...
Snaps are gone tomorrow, Facebook and Twitter may not last the next 20 years, but those notes in your yearbook from your classmates will be yours forever. Buy extra autograph pages in the Westerner newspaper office-- in A200 -- before or after school or during your free period this week for only $1.50. There's a limited supply of autograph inserts, and when they're gone, they're gone! Stop by A200 for yours."

STUDENTS: Tryouts for the 2017-2018 Coed Cheerleading team are on Thursday, May 18th at 5:30 pm. We will have open gym clinics on Wednesday May 17th at 5:30 in A-wing gym. Come dressed in athletic clothes and be ready to learn what it takes to be part of an award winning program. Both girls and boys are encouraged to come and no experience is necessary, we will teach you all you need to know.

STUDENTS: Warriors- The bookstore is running a special on Maine West Athletics T-Shirts. The T-Shirts are on sale for only $5 for a limited time. Please come down to the bookstore and get your Warrior Athletic T-Shirt for only $5.

STUDENTS:  Want to get involved in your school and community?  Warrior Pride Wants You!
Applications are available in the main office - please hand them in by this Friday.  Thanks to everyone who already turned theirs in.

IT'S A STITCH:  It's a stitch will meet Thursday, May 18 in room A114 after school.

SPORTS MEDICINE CLUB:  The Maine West Sports Medicine Club is hosting a meeting Thursday at 3:30 pm in room G102 for all those interested in joining the club next year.


COLLEGE AND CAREER ANNOUNCEMENTS

SENIORS:  If you are still trying to make a plan for after graduation, be sure to see your counselor or Ms. Abraham. There are a variety of resources available. Also, if you are changing your plans for college, there are still schools accepting applications. Stop in the CRC for more information.

FRIDAY, MAY 12, 2017



STUDENTS: Attention All Freshman, Sophomores, and Juniors. Class Council Elections are This Friday..... Please check your email. Voting begins Friday 7am and closes at 8pm.

STUDENTS: Mother's Day is coming up and the Westerner would like you to share your favorite stories about your mothers on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram with the hashtag #westmothers.
The top stories will be featured on our new website mwwesterner.com.
Honor mom and tag it #westmothers, and maybe you'll be featured by the Westerner!

STUDENTS: Attention Seniors: Last day to buy Prom tickets is TOMORROW Friday, May 12th at 3pm! Tickets will not be sold at the door. You must have your ID to purchase a ticket and you MUST have your ID @ Prom to be admitted. If your date in NOT a Maine West student, you must have your guest form filled out and signed before you can purchase any tickets. THERE WILL BE LONG LINES –YOU’VE BEEN WARNED!

STUDENTS: If you have friends, you're going to need autograph pages for your yearbook...
Snaps are gone tomorrow, Facebook and Twitter may not last the next 20 years, but those notes in your yearbook from your classmates will be yours forever. Buy extra autograph pages in the Westerner newspaper office-- in A200 -- before or after school or during your free period this week for only $1.50. There's a limited supply of autograph inserts, and when they're gone, they're gone! Stop by A200 for yours."

STUDENTS: Tryouts for the 2017-2018 Coed Cheerleading team are on Thursday, May 18th at 5:30 pm. We will have open gym clinics on Wednesday May 17th at 5:30 in A-wing gym. Come dressed in athletic clothes and be ready to learn what it takes to be part of an award winning program! Both girls and boys are encouraged to come and no experience is necessary, we will teach you all you need to know!

STUDENTS: Pi Sigma Pi Members, We will be having our initiation picnic on Thursday, May 18th from 3:30 to 4:45 in the grassy area outside C-wing gym. The picnic is free for all current members. Members must pick up a ticket from the bookstore by Friday, May 12th in order to attend.

STUDENTS: Warriors- The bookstore is running a special on Maine West Athletics T-Shirts! The T-Shirts are on sale for only $5 for a limited time! Please come down to the bookstore and get your Warrior Athletic T-Shirt for only $5! Thanks and GO Warriors!


COLLEGE AND CAREER ANNOUNCEMENTS
Seniors, if you are still trying to make a plan for after graduation, be sure to see your counselor or Ms. Abraham! There are a variety of resources available. Also, if you are changing your plans for college, there are still schools accepting applications. Stop in the CRC for more information.

THURSDAY, MAY 11, 2017



STUDENTS: Attention All Freshman, Sophomores, and Juniors. Class Council Elections are This Friday..... Please check your email. Voting begins Friday 7am and closes at 8pm.

STUDENTS: Attention Seniors: Last day to buy Prom tickets is TOMORROW Friday, May 12th at 3pm! Tickets will not be sold at the door. You must have your ID to purchase a ticket and you MUST have your ID @ Prom to be admitted. If your date in NOT a Maine West student, you must have your guest form filled out and signed before you can purchase any tickets. THERE WILL BE LONG LINES –YOU’VE BEEN WARNED!

STUDENTS:Auditions for the 2017-2018 Warriorettes dance team is today May 11th. Wear comfortable clothes No prior dance experience is necessary. We are looking for a both a large varsity and JV squad this year. If you have any questions, please see Coach Marchionna.

STUDENTS:If you have friends, you're going to need autograph pages for your yearbook...
Snaps are gone tomorrow, Facebook and Twitter may not last the next 20 years, but those notes in your yearbook from your classmates will be yours forever. Buy extra autograph pages in the Westerner newspaper office-- in A200 -- before or after school or during your free period this week for only $1.50. There's a limited supply of autograph inserts, and when they're gone, they're gone! Stop by A200 for yours."

STUDENTS: Last week was the State Competition for History Fair in Illinois. Maine West sent 14 students to the competition for historical papers, websites, and exhibits. This year Olena Andrushko, Cam Ang, Corinne Bellot, Jillian Brosch, Allison Eby, Marissa Fucarino, Justyne Go, Ella Kurutz, Madeleine Mirza, Michael Montanile, Anthony Ortigoza, Charles Rodd, Armando Rodea, and Connor Ryan. For the first time in Maine West history, all projects scored Excellent or Superior marks. One group was selected out of thousands of websites to represent Illinois and Maine West at the National History Day Competition in Washington D.C. in June. A huge congratulations to Allison Eby and Madeleine Mirza for their hard work on their website on the Jane Collective. Make us proud at Nationals!!!"

STUDENTS: Tryouts for the 2017-2018 Coed Cheerleading team are on Thursday, May 18th at 5:30 pm. We will have open gym clinics on Wednesday May 17th at 5:30 in A-wing gym. Come dressed in athletic clothes and be ready to learn what it takes to be part of an award winning program! Both girls and boys are encouraged to come and no experience is necessary, we will teach you all you need to know!

STUDENTS: Pi Sigma Pi Members, We will be having our initiation picnic on Thursday, May 18th from 3:30 to 4:45 in the grassy area outside C-wing gym. The picnic is free for all current members. Members must pick up a ticket from the bookstore by Friday, May 12th in order to attend.

STUDENTS: Warriors- The bookstore is running a special on Maine West Athletics T-Shirts! The T-Shirts are on sale for only $5 for a limited time! Please come down to the bookstore and get your Warrior Athletic T-Shirt for only $5! Thanks and GO Warriors!


COLLEGE AND CAREER ANNOUNCEMENTS

Our FAFSA specialist will be here today from 2nd through 9A.

Seniors, if you are still working on your FAFSA, need to make corrections, or if you have questions about loans and paying for college, be sure to come in and meet with the specialist.

Juniors, come in to ask about paying for college. Complete a net price calculator. Start a scholarship search. This is one of our last weeks with the FAFSA specialist this school year, so be sure to come in and meet with her!

Seniors, if you are still trying to make a plan for after graduation, be sure to see your counselor or Ms. Abraham! There are a variety of resources available. Also, if you are changing your plans for college, there are still schools accepting applications. Stop in the CRC for more information

TUESDAY, MAY 9, 2017



STUDENTS: Congratulations to the winners of the Maine West Scholarship Fund Senior Prom Raffle. They are Nathan Morley and Jesse Racine. Thank you for your entries and supporting senior scholarships.​


STUDENTS: May is Mental Health Awareness Month! We are all touched in some way by mental health issues, whether it's a family member, a friend, a teammate or acquaintance. Show your support by wearing the color green tomorrow, Wednesday, May 10th! Help break the stigma and bring awareness! Thanks for your support!


STUDENTS: Pull tab collection coming to a close!! Only one day left to hand in your pull tabs, Class of eighteen still the only class to fill two jugs in the cafeteria. Which class will challenge them?


STUDENTS: Tryouts for the 2017-2018 Warriorettes dance team will be this week on May 9, 10 and 11. Wear comfortable clothes and come check out the dance clinic on the 9th and 10th before the audition on the 11th. No prior dance experience is necessary. We are looking for a both a large varsity and JV squad this year. If you have any questions, please see Coach Marchionna.


STUDENTS: WARRIORS! Come to the LRC tomorrow, Wednesday, May 10 at 8am to hear the Brannan Sisters. They will be performing song from Bruno Mars, Train, Disney favorites and more! This will be your only chance to see the Brannan Sisters perform on campus together. See you there at 8am Wednesday.


STUDENTS: Pi Sigma Pi Members, We will be having our initiation picnic on Thursday, May 18th from 3:30 to 4:45 in the grassy area outside C-wing gym. The picnic is free for all current members. Members must pick up a ticket from the bookstore by Friday, May 12th in order to attend.


STUDENTS: Warriors- The bookstore is running a special on Maine West Athletics T-Shirts! The T-Shirts are on sale for only $5 for a limited time! Please come down to the bookstore and get your Warrior Athletic T-Shirt for only $5! Thanks and GO Warriors!

STUDENTS: Attention all DECA Members:
Our year-end celebration and elections for next year's officers will take place this Thursday, May 11, at 7:00 in Room D102. Be sure to check your e-mail for the officer candidate statements. Breakfast will be served, so all DECA members come on by D102 at 7:00 Thursday morning to celebrate another successful year!

STUDENTS: Are you ready for yearbook day? Believe it or not, that day is nearly here. Yearbooks will be available for pickup beginning Today, May 9 after school. Pickup will be in the cafeteria starting at 3:15 Tuesday until 4:30. If you can't make it Tuesday, we'll be passing them out during late arrival starting at 7:15 am on Wednesday until 8:30 am. A limited number may be available to buy in case you haven't ordered yours yet. First come, first serve on those.


COLLEGE AND CAREER ANNOUNCEMENTS

Seniors, if you are still trying to make a plan for after graduation, be sure to see your counselor or Ms. Abraham! There are a variety of resources available. Also, if you are changing your plans for college, there are still schools accepting applications. Stop in the CRC for more information.


SPORTS ANNOUNCEMENTS

Congratulations to the Girls Water Polo team who beat Highland Park and Glenbrook South en route to take 3rd in the CSL Crossover Tournament and improve to 24 and 5.


The Freshmen Boys Track Team turned in a gutty performance and finished 2nd in the CSL North Conference Championship last night. Winning 1st place medals for the Warriors were Jaden Dolphin in the high jump, Andrew Leon in the 800 and Michael Bartusiak in both the shot put and discus. All 12 athletes who competed for the team were medalists in the meet.

MONDAY, MAY 8, 2017





STUDENTS: May is Mental Health Awareness Month! We are all touched in some way by mental health issues, whether it's a family member, a friend, a teammate or acquaintance. Show your support by wearing the color green on Wednesday, May 10th! Help break the stigma and bring awareness! Thanks for your support!



STUDENTS: Pull tab collection coming to a close!! Only three days left to hand in your pull tabs, Class of eighteen still the only class to fill two jugs in the cafeteria. Which class will challenge them?



STUDENTS: Tryouts for the 2017-2018 Warriorettes dance team will be this week on May 9, 10 and 11. Wear comfortable clothes and come check out the dance clinic on the 9th and 10th before the audition on the 11th. No prior dance experience is necessary. We are looking for a both a large varsity and JV squad this year. If you have any questions, please see Coach Marchionna.



STUDENTS: WARRIORS! Come to the LRC Wednesday, May 10 at 8am to hear the Brannan Sisters. They will be performing song from Bruno Mars, Train, Disney favorites and more! This will be your only chance to see the Brannan Sisters perform on campus together. See you there at 8am Wednesday.



STUDENTS: Pi Sigma Pi Members,

We will be having our initiation picnic on Thursday, May 18th from 3:30 to 4:45 in the grassy area outside C-wing gym. The picnic is free for all current members. Members must pick up a ticket from the bookstore by Friday, May 12th in order to attend.



STUDENTS: Warriors- The bookstore is running a special on Maine West Athletics T-Shirts! The T-Shirts are on sale for only $5 for a limited time! Please come down to the bookstore and get your Warrior Athletic T-Shirt for only $5! Thanks and GO Warriors!



STUDENTS: Attention all DECA Members:
Our year-end celebration and elections for next year's officers will take place this Thursday, May 11, at 7:00 in Room D102. Be sure to check your e-mail for the officer candidate statements. Breakfast will be served, so all DECA members come on by D102 at 7:00 Thursday morning to celebrate another successful year!


STUDENTS: Attention Students enrolled in Internship next fall: If you are enrolled in Internship class next school year, it is very important that you check your school email for important information from Mrs. Mazanowski. You must complete an on-line application and to set-up an interview as soon as possible. Thank you!

STUDENTS: Attention Seniors! Would you like to win free senior prom tickets and more? If so, hurry and enter the Maine West Scholarship Fund Raffle for a chance to win 2 free Senior Prom tickets, a free tuxedo rental and a nail certificate--a $300 value! Raffle tickets can be purchased in the bookstore for $5 each or 3 for $10. A winner will be announced on Tuesday, May 9th.

STUDENTS: If you are a sophomore with a cumulative, weighted GPA of 3.5 or higher, you will be eligible to apply to Maine West's National Honor Society this coming October. Please attend one of the informational meetings next week. Come to L101 Today after school at 3:20 or Tomorrow, May 9 before school at 7:00 am. Please check your email for more details.

STUDENTS: Are you ready for yearbook day? Believe it or not, that day is nearly here. Yearbooks will be available for pickup beginning Tuesday, May 9 after school. Pickup will be in the cafeteria starting at 3:15 Tuesday until 4:30. If you can't make it Tuesday, we'll be passing them out during late arrival starting at 7:15 am on Wednesday until 8:30 am. A limited number may be available to buy in case you haven't ordered yours yet. First come, first serve on those.



STUDENTS: We don't sell no candy bars, no cookie dough, no discount cards.
WE. PLAY. BADMINTON!
You can play too on Monday afternoon in Spec gym at the annual Warrior Challenge Badminton Fundraiser. For $3 you can play a game of singles or doubles against one of the team members. If you win your game, you win $1 back. Come out, get some exercise, and see if you can beat a badminton player. Danny Daood is talking his game up and says he will be there.......will you?



COLLEGE AND CAREER ANNOUNCEMENTS


The US Army will be in the CRC today from 4th period until 6th period.


Seniors, if you are still trying to make a plan for after graduation, be sure to see your counselor or Ms. Abraham! There are a variety of resources available. Also, if you are changing your plans for college, there are still schools accepting applications. Stop in the CRC for more information.



SPORTS ANNOUNCEMENTS


Congratulations to the JV boys volleyball team on winning their quad on Saturday. The Warriors were undefeated on the day, beating Grayslake Central, Libertyville and Waukegan. Way to go warriors!


The varsity badminton team competed in Sectionals Thursday night at Buffalo Grove. The Warriors took third place overall, with each player contributing mightily. Jessica Wicher, Viri Godinez, Dianne Mabansag, and Miranda Gonzalez just missed qualifying for the state tournament. Brooke Gorski and Megan Kalinowski took third place overall and DID QUALIFY for a repeat trip to the state finals next weekend in Charleston. Congratulations to all on a great season!

FRIDAY, MAY 5, 2017





STUDENTS: Tryouts for the 2017-2018 Warriorettes dance team will be next week on May 9, 10 and 11. Wear comfortable clothes and come check out the dance clinic on the 9th and 10th before the audition on the 11th. No prior dance experience is necessary. We are looking for a both a large varsity and JV squad this year. If you have any questions, please see Coach Marchionna.




STUDENTS: Pull tab collection coming to a close!! Only three days left to hand in your pull tabs, Class of eighteen still the only class to fill two jugs in the cafeteria. Which class will challenge them?




STUDENTS: Good Morning Warriors! The bookstore is running a special on Maine West Athletics T-Shirts! The T-Shirts are on sale for only $5 for a limited time! Please come down to the bookstore and get your Warrior Athletic T-Shirt for only $5! Thanks and GO Warriors!







STUDENTS: Attention Students enrolled in Internship next fall: If you are enrolled in Internship class next school year, it is very important that you check your school email for important information from Mrs. Mazanowski. You must complete an on-line application and to set-up an interview as soon as possible. Thank you!







STUDENTS: Attention Seniors! Would you like to win free senior prom tickets and more? If so, hurry and enter the Maine West Scholarship Fund Raffle for a chance to win 2 free Senior Prom tickets, a free tuxedo rental and a nail certificate--a $300 value! Raffle tickets can be purchased in the bookstore for $5 each or 3 for $10. A winner will be announced on Tuesday, May 9th.







STUDENTS: The Dance I & Dance II showcase performance is happening TODAY here in our Maine West Auditorium. There will be two performances, one at 4pm and one at 6pm. The show is 1/2 an hour and it is FREEEEE. Come out and support our Maine West Dance Classes!







STUDENTS: The award winning Orchesis Dance Company will be performing at Great America this Sunday. Come out and cheer for your very own Orchesis dancers who will take the Wilderness Stage just after 12:00 noon.







STUDENTS: If you are a sophomore with a cumulative, weighted GPA of 3.5 or higher, you will be eligible to apply to Maine West's National Honor Society this coming October. Please attend one of the informational meetings next week. Come to L101 on Monday, May 8 after school at 3:20 or Tuesday, May 9 before school at 7:00 am. Please check your email for more details.







STUDENTS: Are you ready for yearbook day? Believe it or not, that day is nearly here. Yearbooks will be available for pickup beginning Tuesday, May 9 after school. Pickup will be in the cafeteria starting at 3:15 Tuesday until 4:30. If you can't make it Tuesday, we'll be passing them out during late arrival starting at 7:15 am on Wednesday until 8:30 am. A limited number may be available to buy in case you haven't ordered yours yet. First come, first serve on those.







STUDENTS: Were you the King or Queen of The Hill in your PE class in Badminton? Did you master all the skills that Mr. McNeil or Ms. McCluskey taught you? Do you have the urge to get out there and compete against the absolute best? Well, here's your chance. Monday afternoon, from 3:30-5:30 pm in Spec gym you have the opportunity to show that you still have it. For the low cost of $3 per game you can play against one of the fantastic badminton girls on the Freshman, JV or Varsity teams to see how your mad skills stack up. Better yet, if you should happen to win the game, you get a dollar back. You can play singles or doubles games. Grab some friends and make a plan to head on down to Spec gym Monday after school to challenge the badminton team players..... Let's see how good you really are!










COLLEGE AND CAREER ANNOUNCEMENTS







The following visitors will be in the CRC today:







4th - 7th - Oakton Community College will be in the CRC. Students who plan to attend Oakton should come in to get the additional forms needed for financial aid. You may also complete your application if you have not done so yet!







5th - Illinois National Guard







2nd - 9A - FAFSA Specialist - Come in to clarify financial aid questions and/or complete your FAFSA. Juniors can come in to ask about how financial aid works and create scholarship searches.







If you would like to meet with a representative and have class when they are scheduled, come get a College Visitor Pass from the CRC. Ask you teacher for permission to miss class, and have him/her sign the pass.




SPORTS ANNOUNCEMENTS






THURSDAY, MAY 4, 2017

STUDENTS: Tryouts for the 2017-2018 warriorettes dance team will be next week on May 9, 10 and 11. Wear comfortable clothes and come check out the dance clinic on the 9th and 10th before the audition on the 11th. No prior dance experience is necessary. We are looking for a both a large varsity and JV squad this year. If you have any questions, please see Coach Marchionna.

STUDENTS: Come to the Rock Guitar Concert tonight at 7pm in the Auditorium.  Admission is free for this great display of talent from our Guitar 1 and 2 classes, featuring 21 songs from classics to today. Again, rock concert tonight at 7pm in the auditorium.

STUDENTS:  The Dance I & Dance II showcase performance is happening THIS FRIDAY here in our Maine West Auditorium. There will be two performances, one at 4pm and one at 6pm. The show is 1/2 an hour and it is FREEEEE.  Come out and support our Maine West Dance Classes!

STUDENTS:  The award winning Orchesis Dance Company will be performing at Great America this Sunday. Come out and cheer for your very own Orchesis dancers who will take the Wilderness Stage just after 12:00 noon.

STUDENTS:  If you are a sophomore with a cumulative, weighted GPA of 3.5 or higher, you will be eligible to apply to Maine West's National Honor Society this coming October.  Please attend one of the informational meetings next week.   Come to L101 on Monday, May 8 after school at 3:20 or Tuesday, May 9 before school at 7:00 am.  Please check your email for more details.

STUDENTS:  Are you ready for yearbook day? Believe it or not, that day is nearly here. Yearbooks will be available for pickup beginning Tuesday, May 9 after school. Pickup will be in the cafeteria starting at 3:15 Tuesday until 4:30. If you can't make it Tuesday, we'll be passing them out during late arrival starting at 7:15 am on Wednesday until 8:30 am. A limited number may be available to buy in case you haven't ordered yours yet. First come, first serve on those.

STUDENTS:  Were you the King or Queen of The Hill in your PE class in Badminton? Did you master all the skills that Mr. McNeil or Ms. McCluskey taught you? Do you have the urge to get out there and compete against the absolute best? Well, here's your chance.  Monday afternoon, from 3:30-5:30 pm in Spec gym you have the opportunity to show that you still have it. For the low cost of $3 per game you can play against one of the fantastic badminton girls on the Freshman, JV or Varsity teams to see how your mad skills stack up.  Better yet, if you should happen to win the game, you get a dollar back. You can play singles or doubles games. Grab some friends and make a plan to head on down to Spec gym Monday after school to challenge the badminton team players..... Let's see how good you really are!

COLLEGE AND CAREER ANNOUNCEMENTS 

The following visitors will be in the CRC today:

4th - 7th - Oakton Community College will be in the CRC. Students who plan to attend Oakton should come in to get the additional forms needed for financial aid. You may also complete your application if you have not done so yet!

4th - Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising

5th - Illinois National Guard

2nd - 9A - FAFSA Specialist - Come in to clarify financial aid questions and/or complete your FAFSA. Juniors can come in to ask about how financial aid works and create scholarship searches.

If you would like to meet with a representative and have class when they are scheduled, come get a College Visitor Pass from the CRC. Ask you teacher for permission to miss class, and have him/her sign the pass.


SPORTS ANNOUNCEMENTS

Congratulations to girls JV and Varsity soccer teams on their wins over Wheeling High School last night! The Warriors continue conference play tonight against Deerfield. JV starts at 445 followed by the Varsity contest at 7!

WEDNESDAY, MAY 3, 2017

STUDENTS: Tryouts for the 2017-2018 warriorettes dance team will be next week on May 9, 10 and 11. Wear comfortable clothes and come check out the dance clinic on the 9th and 10th before the audition on the 11th. No prior dance experience is necessary. We are looking for a both a large varsity and JV squad this year. If you have any questions, please see Coach Marchionna.

STUDENTS: Thank you to those who signed up to be a tour guide for 8th grade activities night. You should have received an email with information. Please remember that you MUST attend an informational meeting today at 5PM in A201.


COLLEGE AND CAREER ANNOUNCEMENTS 

JUNIORS: Want to get a major jump start on your college applications for next year? Sign up for the Summer College Workshop. Four days of essay writing, mock admissions, application review, understanding how to pay for college and what it all means, guest speakers and more. It also includes a field trip to tour two universities. Sign up online or in the main office. Spots are filling quickly. See your counselor with questions.


SPORTS ANNOUNCEMENTS


TUESDAY, MAY 2, 2017

SENIORS:  Today is the last day to turn in your cards for marching partners to the SPS office.

STUDENTS:  Join the students participating in Global Concerns Classrooms Wednesday from 7:45-8:30 in the LRC by making a hand to lend a hand. We will be making paper cut of hands and decorating them.  For every hand you make and send in, a charity will donate $1.90. This money will help kids go to school Nicaragua and Indonesia.

STUDENTS:  Please join us Wednesday morning at 8am, May 3, in the LRC for a performance by Jo and Leslie. This will be their 3rd performance in the LRC this year. These ladies perform songs both new and old, familiar and unfamiliar, but all the while deliver their songs with soaring harmonies, delicate guitar accompaniment, and passion.

STUDENTS:  Tryouts for the 2017-2018 warriorettes dance team will be next week on May 9, 10 and 11. Wear comfortable clothes and come check out the dance clinic on the 9th and 10th before the audition on the 11th. No prior dance experience is necessary. We are looking for a both a large varsity and JV squad this year. If you have any questions, please see Coach Marchionna.

STUDENTS:  Thank you to those who signed up to be a tour guide for 8th grade activities night. You should have received an email with information. Please remember that you MUST attend an informational meeting on Wednesday, May 3rd at 5PM in A201.

ANIME CLUB:  Anime Club will have a brief meeting after school today to discuss activities night.


COLLEGE AND CAREER ANNOUNCEMENTS

JUNIORS: Want to get a major jump start on your college applications for next year? Sign up for the Summer College Workshop.  Four days of essay writing, mock admissions, application review, understanding how to pay for college and what it all means, guest speakers and more. It also includes a field trip to tour two universities. Sign up online or in the main office. Spots are filling quickly. See your counselor with questions.


SPORTS ANNOUNCEMENTS

GIRLS BASKETBALL:  Anyone interested in playing girls basketball in the fall - please attend a brief informational meeting in B203 right after school today. We will begin promptly at 3:25. Please tell your spring coaches.

MONDAY, MAY 1, 2017

STUDENTS:  Join the students participating in Global Concerns Classrooms Wednesday from 7:45-8:30 in the LRC by making a hand to lend a hand. We will be making paper cut of hands and decorating them.  For every hand you make and send in, a charity will donate $1.90. This money will help kids go to school Nicaragua and Indonesia.

STUDENTS:  Please join us Wednesday morning at 8am, May 3, in the LRC for a performance by Jo and Leslie. This will be be their 3rd performance in the LRC this year. These ladies perform songs both new and old, familiar and unfamiliar, but all the while deliver their songs with soaring harmonies, delicate guitar accompaniment, and passion.

STUDENTS:  Let's try and have the largest Warriorettes dance team Maine West has seen in years. Tryouts for the 2017-2018 warriorettes dance team will be next week on May 9, 10 and 11. Wear comfortable clothes and come check out the dance clinic on the 9th and 10th before the audition on the 11th. No prior dance experience is necessary. We are looking for a both a large varsity and JV squad this year. If you have any questions, please see Coach Marchionna.

STUDENTS:  Please join us tomorrow morning for our last Student Council Meeting of the year. We will meet at 7:10 AM in A201.


COLLEGE AND CAREER ANNOUNCEMENTS

JUNIORS: Want to get a major jump start on your college applications for next year? Sign up for the Summer College Workshop.  Four days of essay writing, mock admissions, application review, understanding how to pay for college and what it all means, guest speakers and more. It also includes a field trip to tour two universities. Sign up online or in the main office. Spots are filling quickly. See your counselor with questions.


SPORTS ANNOUNCEMENTS

GIRLS BASKETBALL:  Anyone interested in playing girls basketball in the fall - please attend a brief informational meeting in B203 right after school on Tuesday, May 2. We will begin promptly at 3:25. Please tell your spring coaches.

FRIDAY, APRIL 28, 2017

STUDENTS:  Every young person has dreams of who they will become. Yet, millions of young people face the unstable circumstances of poverty. Often this means they can’t go to school. YOU CAN HELP.  Join the students participating in Global Concerns Classrooms next Wednesday from 7:45-8:30 in the LRC by making a hand to lend a hand. We will be making paper cut of hands and decorating them.  For every hand you make and send in, a charity will donate $1.90. This money will help kids go to school Nicaragua and Indonesia.

STUDENTS:  We are asking all students at Maine West, East and South to take a quick survey before Sunday evening to give us your thoughts on grading practices, re-takes and re-do's, etc. Because this was the first year of trialing some new practices, we want your input on what you thought! Please take a few minutes to open your email from Dr. Haugan and do the survey before Sunday!

JUNIORS: Going to prom? Bring your ID.  Arrive before 8. We're going to have a great celebration.

GIRLS BASKETBALL:  Anyone interested in playing girls basketball in the fall - please attend a brief informational meeting in B203 right after school on Tuesday, May 2. We will begin promptly at 3:25. Please tell your spring coaches.


COLLEGE AND CAREER ANNOUNCEMENTS

JUNIORS: Want to get a major jump start on your college applications for next year? Sign up for the Summer College Workshop.  Four days of essay writing, mock admissions, application review, understanding how to pay for college and what it all means, guest speakers and more. It also includes a field trip to tour two universities. Sign up online or in the main office. Spots are filling quickly. See your counselor with questions.


SPORTS ANNOUNCEMENTS



THURSDAY, APRL 27, 2017

Just a few weeks left in the pull tab collection. Class of 2018 is still the only class to fill two water jugs.  What class will catch them?

STUDENTS:  Every young person has dreams of who they will become. Yet, millions of young people face the unstable circumstances of poverty. Often this means they can’t go to school. YOU CAN HELP.  Join the students participating in Global Concerns Classrooms next Wednesday from 7:45-8:30 in the LRC by making a hand to lend a hand. We will be making paper cut of hands and decorating them.  For every hand you make and send in, a charity will donate $1.90. This money will help kids go to school Nicaragua and Indonesia.

STUDENTS:  We are asking all students at Maine West, East and South to take a quick survey before Sunday evening to give us your thoughts on grading practices, re-takes and re-do's, etc. Because this was the first year of trialing some new practices, we want your input on what you thought! Please take a few minutes to open your email from Dr. Haugan and do the survey before Sunday!
JUNIORS: Prom tickets are for sale in the bookstore. Tickets cost $30 in advance, $40 at the door.

STUDENTS: If you would like to help out with 8th grade activities night on Wednesday May 3rd, please sign up on the sign up sheet at Mrs. Weijhners’s desk in the main office. You must also attend an informational meeting on that day.

STUDENTS & STAFF:  The PopShop will be open again on Tuesday and Thursday this week. Please continue to support our School Wide Fundraiser by purchasing the following: Hot Flamin Cheetos Popcorn for $2.00 or 2 for $3.00. Or select from out Giant Freeze Pops or other Seasoned Fresh Popcorn for $1.00 each.

JUNIOR PROM:  Tickets $30 in the bookstore, $40 at the door.  Doors open at 7:00, arrive before 8:00, dance is over at 10.00.  ID required.

GIRLS BASKETBALL:  Anyone interested in playing girls basketball in the fall - please attend a brief informational meeting in B203 right after school on Tuesday, May 2. We will begin promptly at 3:25. Please tell your spring coaches.



COLLEGE AND CAREER ANNOUNCEMENTS

JUNIORS: Want to get a major jump start on your college applications for next year? Sign up for the Summer College Workshop.  Four days of essay writing, mock admissions, application review, understanding how to pay for college and what it all means, guest speakers and more. It also includes a field trip to tour two universities. Sign up online or in the main office. Spots are filling quickly. See your counselor with questions.


SPORTS ANNOUNCEMENTS

The varsity badminton team won the Wheeling Blue and Gold Invite on Saturday. A balanced effort across the board paved the way to victory.  Megan Kalinowski and Brooke Gorski took the championship at 1st doubles.  Winning second place in doubles were Dianne Mabansag and Miranda Gonzalez, Geeva Chirayath and Sandra George, and Juhi Patel and Elisabeth McCrea.
Irene Gudino took second in 4th singles and  winning in consolation singles were Shaira Pascua and Joyce Manianglung.

Congratulations to the Girls Water Polo team who defeated Highland Park 8 to 1, bringing their conference record to 5 and 0, which means that they are CSL North Conference Champions! They are 19 and 3 and 1 overall.

Congratulations to the Boys water polo team. With their 7-4 win over Highland Park they improved to 5 and 0 in conference and wrapped up the CSL North division championship.

Congratulations to the JV badminton team for defeating Elk Grove 15-0 yesterday.

Congratulations to the JV boys volleyball team on their exciting three set win over Maine East and congratulations to the freshmen boys volleyball team for their big win over GBN.



WEDNESDAY, APRIL 26, 2017

Just a few weeks left in the pull tab collection. Class of 2018 is still the only class to fill two water jugs.  What class will catch them?

STUDENTS:  We are asking all students at Maine West, East and South to take a quick survey before Sunday evening to give us your thoughts on grading practices, re-takes and re-do's, etc. Because this was the first year of trialing some new practices, we want your input on what you thought! Please take a few minutes to open your email from Dr. Haugan and do the survey before Sunday!
JUNIORS: Prom tickets are for sale in the bookstore. Tickets cost $30 in advance, $40 at the door.

STUDENTS: If you would like to help out with 8th grade activities night on Wednesday May 3rd, please sign up on the sign up sheet at Mrs. Weijhners’s desk in the main office. You must also attend an informational meeting on that day.

STUDENTS & STAFF:  The PopShop will be open again on Tuesday and Thursday this week. Please continue to support our School Wide Fundraiser by purchasing the following: Hot Flamin Cheetos Popcorn for $2.00 or 2 for $3.00. Or select from out Giant Freeze Pops or other Seasoned Fresh Popcorn for $1.00 each.
   

COLLEGE AND CAREER ANNOUNCEMENTS

JUNIORS: Want to get a major jump start on your college applications for next year? Sign up for the Summer College Workshop.  Four days of essay writing, mock admissions, application review, understanding how to pay for college and what it all means, guest speakers and more. It also includes a field trip to tour two universities. Sign up online or in the main office. Spots are filling quickly. See your counselor with questions.

SPORTS ANNOUNCEMENTS

TUESDAY, APRIL 25, 2017

Just a few weeks left in the pull tab collection. Class of eighteen still the only class to fill two water jugs. What class will catch them?

JUNIORS: Prom tickets are for sale in the bookstore. Tickets cost $30 in advance, $40 at the door.

STUDENTS: If you would like to help out with 8th grade activities night on Wednesday May 3rd, please sign up on the sign up sheet at Mrs. Weijhners’s desk in the main office. You must also attend an informational meeting on that day.

TECH INNOVATORS CLUB: Tech innovators club will meet today after school in D114. We will be starting a mini arcade project using a raspberry pi.

STUDENTS & STAFF:  The PopShop will be open again on Tuesday and Thursday this week. Please continue to support our School Wide Fundraiser by purchasing the following: Hot Flamin Cheetos Popcorn for $2.00 or 2 for $3.00. Or select from out Giant Freeze Pops or other Seasoned Fresh Popcorn for $1.00 each.
   

COLLEGE AND CAREER ANNOUNCEMENTS

JUNIORS: Want to get a major jump start on your college applications for next year? Sign up for the Summer College Workshop.  Four days of essay writing, mock admissions, application review, understanding how to pay for college and what it all means, guest speakers and more. It also includes a field trip to tour two universities. Sign up online or in the main office. Spots are filling quickly. See your counselor with questions.

SPORTS ANNOUNCEMENTS


MONDAY, APRIL 24, 2017

JUNIORS: Prom tickets are for sale in the bookstore. Tickets cost $30 in advance, $40 at the door.

STUDENTS: If you would like to help out with 8th grade activities night on Wednesday May 3rd, please sign up on the sign up sheet at Mrs. Weijhners’s desk in the main office. You must also attend an informational meeting on that day.

TECH INNOVATORS CLUB: Tech innovators club will meet Tuesday after school in D114. We will be starting a mini arcade project using a raspberry pi.

COLLEGE AND CAREER ANNOUNCEMENTS

JUNIORS: Want to get a major jump start on your college applications for next year? Sign up for the Summer College Workshop.  Four days of essay writing, mock admissions, application review, understanding how to pay for college and what it all means, guest speakers and more. It also includes a field trip to tour two universities. Sign up online or in the main office. Spots are filling quickly. See your counselor with questions.

SPORTS ANNOUNCEMENTS

Congratulations to the JV Badminton Team for defeating the following teams this past week:

Rolling Meadows 15-3

Warren 17-1

Waukegan 8-0

Vernon Hills 8-0


Congratulations to the Varsity badminton team for destroying all 4 teams last week, winning 46 out of 49 matches, and running their record to 8 and 4.

FRIDAY, APRIL 21, 2017

STUDENTS:  AP t-shirts for sale in the bookstore for $15.  Quantities are limited. It will be great if all of you can wear your AP T-shirt during AP testing and during our celebration at the end of AP testing.

STUDENTS:  The spring play opens this week. “Disassembly” is a dark comedy that proves, under the right circumstances, violence can take hold of just about anyone. Come experience the irony, innuendo and the most epic fight sequence ever to grace the Maine West stage. Performances today and Saturday at 7 pm.

STUDENTS: Have you completed one year of algebra or geometry with a 3.0+ GPA? If so, then you are eligible to join the National Math Honor Society: Mu Alpha Theta. Mu Alpha Theta hosts free math competitions, offers grants and scholarships and looks great on college applications. For members interested in joining us next school year, an informational meeting will be held on Friday, April 21 at 7:00 am in B201. If you have any questions, contact Mr. Smith.

JUNIORS: Prom tickets are for sale in the bookstore. Tickets cost $30 in advance, $40 at the door.

SENIORS: TODAY is the deadline to pay and turn in your permission if you registered to attend Great America for Grad Nite. If you don't complete these steps, your ticket will no longer be available. Details have been emailed. Be sure to pay and submit your permission slip, so you don't miss out on this incredible opportunity.

STUDENTS: If you would like to help out with 8th grade activities night on Wednesday May 3rd, please sign up on the sign up sheet at Mrs. Weijhners’s desk in the main office. You must also attend an informational meeting on that day.

COLLEGE AND CAREER ANNOUNCEMENTS

JUNIORS: Want to get a major jump start on your college applications for next year? Sign up for the Summer College Workshop.  Four days of essay writing, mock admissions, application review, understanding how to pay for college and what it all means, guest speakers and more. It also includes a field trip to tour two universities. Sign up online or in the main office. Spots are filling quickly. See your counselor with questions.

SPORTS ANNOUNCEMENTS





THURSDAY, APRIL 20, 2017

STUDENTS:  ​If you are taking AP Exams and missed the pre-bubbling session last week, you MUST attend one of the pre-bubbling make-up session today in H106 during periods 4, 5, 6, or 7. Each session will start at the​ be beginning of each full period, so please do not be late. If you come in the middle of the period, you will need to wait for the next session to begin. You can not take your AP exams without completing this process, so please do not miss this make-up opportunity.

STUDENTS:  AP t-shirts for sale in the bookstore for $15.  Quantities are limited. It will be great if all of you can wear your AP T-shirt during AP testing and during our celebration at the end of AP testing.

STUDENTS:  The spring play opens this week. “Disassembly” is a dark comedy that proves, under the right circumstances, violence can take hold of just about anyone. Come experience the irony, innuendo and the most epic fight sequence ever to grace the Maine West stage. Performances begin today at 4 pm and Friday and Saturday at 7 pm.

STUDENTS: Have you completed one year of algebra or geometry with a 3.0+ GPA? If so, then you are eligible to join the National Math Honor Society: Mu Alpha Theta. Mu Alpha Theta hosts free math competitions, offers grants and scholarships and looks great on college applications. For members interested in joining us next school year, an informational meeting will be held on Friday, April 21 at 7:00 am in B201. If you have any questions, contact Mr. Smith.

JUNIORS: Prom tickets are for sale in the bookstore. Tickets cost $30 in advance, $40 at the door.

SENIORS: If you registered to attend Great America for Grad Nite, you must pay and submit your permission slip by this FRIDAY. If you don't complete these steps, your ticket will no longer be available. Details have been emailed. Be sure to pay and submit your permission slip, so you don't miss out on this incredible opportunity.

STUDENTS: If you would like to help out with 8th grade activities night on Wednesday May 3rd, please sign up on the sign up sheet at Mrs. Weijhners’s desk in the main office. You must also attend an informational meeting on that day.
COLLEGE AND CAREER ANNOUNCEMENTS

JUNIORS: Want to get a major jump start on your college applications for next year? Sign up for the Summer College Workshop.  Four days of essay writing, mock admissions, application review, understanding how to pay for college and what it all means, guest speakers and more. It also includes a field trip to tour two universities. Sign up online or in the main office. Spots are filling quickly. See your counselor with questions.


SPORTS ANNOUNCEMENTS

Congratulations to the Warriors Girls Water Polo team for defeating a conference powerhouse Glenbrook North 8 to 6. Sarah Johnson had 9 steals, including a key steal in a double-woman-down situation. They improve to 15 and 3, and 3 and 0 in the conference.