FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 22, 2017

STUDENTS & STAFF:  We would like to get all students and staff into Maine West Warrior Gear for next week's homecoming events. All Maine West Athletics shirts are now discounted and will be sold for $5 each through the Friday of Homecoming week. All sizes are now available Come get your Maine West logo gear.

STUDENTS: The Banned Book Week Reading Challenge is under way! All participants are entered for a chance to win one of two Amazon Gift Cards and other great prizes. Please see your librarians for details!
  
STUDENTS: Today is your last chance to buy homecoming tickets for twenty dollars.  There is a price increase on Monday.

SCIENCE NATIONAL HONOR SOCIETY: Seniors, juniors and sophomores, applications for Science National Honor Society are due today.  See Mr. Sumida or Mr. Fraker if you have any questions.

POLISH CLUB: Polish club will meet Tuesday, September 26 at 7:00am in room H101. Please note the earlier time of 7:00. Polish or Not, give it a shot!

HISPANIC STUDENT CLUB: Hispanic Student Club is selling club shirts in the bookstore! $10 for short sleeves and $12 for long sleeves.

GIRLS ORCHESIS: Attention girls who LOVE to dance and perform for large crowds.  The Maine West Orchesis Dance Company is getting ready for auditions.  Come to a brief informational meeting on Wednesday September 27th at 3:30 in L-101.

BOYS ORCHESIS: Attention all Maine West Gentlemen. Do you like to dance, meet new people, learn new things and perform? Boys Orchesis is for you. Learn some sweet new moves and entertain your peers. Come to the brief informational meeting on Wacky Wednesday morning, September 27th at 8:20 AM in the Dance Studio, G112.

COLLEGE AND CAREER ANNOUNCEMENTS

The following schools will visit the CRC today:

3rd Period - University of Missouri - St. Louis
5th Period - Columbia College (Columbia, MO)
6th Period - Kendall College

SPORTS ANNOUNCEMENTS

Girls interested in joining The MW Gymnastics Team this winter season should attend a brief information meeting on Tuesday, September 26 at 3:45 pm in A-wing gym. Please check the gymnastics website for open gyms starting October 2nd.

Volley for the Cure is right around the corner. We host the annual match vs Maine East this year on Tuesday October 3rd. We will pre-sell t-shirts this week in the bookstore for $10 and will have a big bake sale the night of the matches to help raise money for the cause. Find your pink and wear it with pride!

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 21, 2017

STUDENTS: The Banned Book Week Reading Challenge is under way! All participants are entered for a chance to win one of two Amazon Gift Cards and other great prizes. Please see your librarians for details!
 
STUDENTS: Homecoming tickets are on sale this week for twenty dollars. Next Monday there will be a price increase.

SCIENCE NATIONAL HONOR SOCIETY: Seniors, juniors and sophomores, applications for Science National Honor Society are due tomorrow.  See Mr. Sumida or Mr. Fraker if you have any questions.

JUNIOR GIRLS: We have POWDERPUFF practice right after school today. Please meet by the varsity softball diamond by 3:30. Be sure to wear athletic clothes and bring a water bottle.

PI SIGMA PI: We will have the Pi Sigma Pi election tomorrow morning at 7:10 in C210. Anyone interested in running for office should email a short candidate statement to Mrs. Hendrickson by 3:15 Friday.

3-D INNOVATIONS: Inviting future engineers, doctors, artists and manufacturers: Want to make a 3-D interactive model of Maine West High School which will light up and speak? Join 3-D Innovations to be at the cutting edge of technology and learn about 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 pm - 4:30 pm.  We will meet every other Thursday.

COLLEGE AND CAREER ANNOUNCEMENTS

It's financial aid Thursday in the CRC. Come ask questions about paying for college. The FAFSA expert will be in the CRC from 2nd period through the start of 9th.

The following schools will visit the CRC today:

2nd Period - Hope College
5th Period - Northern Michigan University
5th Period - University of Wisconsin - Parkside
7th Period - University of Chicago
8th Period - Grand Valley State University

On Friday we will have three schools visiting:

3rd Period - University of Missouri - St. Louis
5th Period - Columbia College (Columbia, MO)
6th Period - Kendall College

SPORTS ANNOUNCEMENTS

The soccer teams swept all three levels vs. Vernon Hills. The freshmen won 5 to 2 while the JV won 4 to nothing. The varsity took care of business with a 2 to 0 victory. Great job Warriors!
Girls JV Tennis won their first conference game against Maine East 4 - 3 on Tuesday to improve their overall record to 6 - 2. In first singles Marie Booge won and in second singles Hana Dempsey won. In third doubles Heaven Moore-Brown and Anna Gonzalez won. Whitney Le and Lauren Sobjack won 2 tie-breakers to clinch the match for he Warriors. Great job ladies.

Girls interested in joining The MW Gymnastics Team this winter season should attend a brief information meeting September 26 at 3:45 pm in A-wing gym. Please check the gymnastics website for open gyms starting October 2nd.

Volley for the Cure is right around the corner. We host the annual match vs Maine East this year on Tuesday October 3rd. We will pre-sell t-shirts this week in the bookstore for $10 and will have a big bake sale the night of the matches to help raise money for the cause. Find your pink and wear it with pride!

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 20, 2017

STUDENTS: Homecoming tickets are on sale this week for twenty dollars. Next Monday there will be a price increase.

KEY CLUB:  Key Clubbers, Kiwanis Peanut Day is Friday September 22. Signed permission slips must be turned in by 3:30 pm today in room C101.  See Mrs. G to find out what corner you are assigned.

SCIENCE NATIONAL HONOR SOCIETY: Seniors, juniors and sophomores, applications for Science National Honor Society are due this Friday. See Mr. Sumida or Mr. Fraker if you have any questions.

FRIENDS CONNECT:  Friends Connect will meet Thursday at 7:10 am in Room C102.  Any questions, please see Ms. Pettyjohn.

E-SPORTS: Do you find the current ranked modes in video games isn’t enough? Do you want to take it to the next level? Fortunately for you, Maine West is opening its first ever E-Sports teams! If you play games like Overwatch, Hearthstone, Rocket League or League of Legends, come down to B107 for an informational meeting today after school. We will discuss potential tryouts and practice dates for the season.

JUNIOR GIRLS: We have POWDERPUFF practice right after school on Tuesday and Thursday this week. Please meet by the varsity softball diamond by 3:30. Be sure to wear athletic clothes and bring a water bottle.

PI SIGMA PI: We will have the Pi Sigma Pi election Friday morning at 7:10 in C210. Anyone interested in running for office should email a short candidate statement to Mrs. Hendrickson by 3:15 Friday.

COLLEGE AND CAREER ANNOUNCEMENTS


SPORTS ANNOUNCEMENTS

Volley for the Cure is right around the corner. We host the annual match vs Maine East this year on Tuesday October 3rd. We will pre-sell t-shirts this week in the bookstore for $10 and will have a big bake sale the night of the matches to help raise money for the cause. Find your pink and wear it with pride!

TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 19, 2017

STUDENTS: Homecoming tickets are on sale this week for twenty dollars. Next Monday there will be a price increase.

VIDEO GAME CLUB: Do you like video games? Are you the type of student that dreams of playing video games as soon as the bell rings at 3:15? Then let's play some games together with your fellow Warriors! The Video Game Club meets for the first time this year today in the LRC. Please join us and GET YOUR GAME ON.  See Mrs. Coover-Thompson or Mr. Greenberg for additional details.

KEY CLUB:  Key Clubbers, Kiwanis Peanut Day is Friday September 22. Signed permission slips must be turned in by 3:30 pm on Wednesday in room C101.  See Mrs. G to find out what corner you are assigned.

SCIENCE NATIONAL HONOR SOCIETY: Seniors, juniors and sophomores, applications for Science National Honor Society are due this Friday. See Mr. Sumida or Mr. Fraker if you have any questions.

FRIENDS CONNECT:  Friends Connect will meet Thursday at 7:10 am in Room C102.  Any questions, please see Ms. Pettyjohn.

HISPANIC STUDENT CLUB: Hispanic Student Club will have a general meeting TODAY at 3:30 pm in L101. We will work on window painting and fundraisers.

E-SPORTS: Do you find the current ranked modes in video games isn’t enough? Do you want to take it to the next level? Fortunately for you, Maine West is opening its first ever E-Sports teams! If you play games like Overwatch, Hearthstone, Rocket League or League of Legends, come down to B107 for an informational meeting Wednesday after school. We will discuss potential tryouts and practice dates for the season.

JUNIOR GIRLS: We have POWDERPUFF practice right after school on Tuesday and Thursday this week. Please meet by the varsity softball diamond by 3:30. Be sure to wear athletic clothes and bring a water bottle.

COLLEGE AND CAREER ANNOUNCEMENTS

We will have the following colleges visiting today. Be sure to get a College Visit Pass signed by your teacher if you have a class.

2nd Period - Vanderbilt University
3rd Period - University of Illinois at Springfield
4th Period - Oberlin College
6th Period - University of Wisconsin - Oshkosh


SPORTS ANNOUNCEMENTS

Volley for the Cure is right around the corner. We host the annual match vs Maine East this year on Tuesday October 3rd. We will pre-sell t-shirts this week in the bookstore for $10 and will have a big bake sale the night of the matches to help raise money for the cause. Find your pink and wear it with pride!

MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 18, 2017


STUDENTS: Homecoming tickets are on sale this week for twenty dollars. Next Monday there will be a price increase.

VIDEO GAME CLUB: Do you like video games? Are you the type of student that dreams of playing video games as soon as the bell rings at 3:15? Then let's play some games together with your fellow Warriors! The Video Game Club meets for the first time this year on Tuesday at 3:30 pm in the LRC. Please join us and GET YOUR GAME ON.  See Mrs. Coover-Thompson or Mr. Greenberg for additional details.

KEY CLUB:  Key Clubbers, Kiwanis Peanut Day is Friday September 22. Please pick up a permission slip in C101. Signed permission slips must be turned into C101 by Wednesday,
September 20.

SCIENCE NATIONAL HONOR SOCIETY: Seniors, juniors and sophomores, applications for Science National Honor Society are due this Friday. See Mr. Sumida or Mr. Fraker if you have any 
questions.

SENIOR CLASS COUNCIL: There will be a senior class council meeting Tuesday in A-114 at 7:00 am. We are making our talking, planning and working all things homecoming.


COLLEGE AND CAREER ANNOUNCEMENTS

We will have the following colleges visiting today. Be sure to get a College Visit Pass signed by your teacher if you have a class.

2nd Period - Elmhurst College
3rd Period - Rutgers University
4th Period - Dominican University
5th Period - Embry-Riddle University

Also, the following schools will be here on Tuesday:

2nd Period - Vanderbilt University
3rd Period - University of Illinois at Springfield
4th Period - Oberlin College
6th Period - University of Wisconsin - Oshkosh


SPORTS ANNOUNCEMENTS

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

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 15, 2017

STUDENTS:  Catcher in the Rye . . . Harry Potter . . . Captain Underpants . . .Every year, there are hundreds of attempts to remove books from schools and libraries. Celebrate YOUR freedom to read and right to choose your book during Banned Books Week, September 25th to 29th. Students who participate in our Banned Book Reading Challenge will have their names placed in a drawing for an Amazon Gift Card for $25. There will be two drawings for prizes, one on Friday, September 29th, and one on Monday Oct. 2nd. Come to the LRC for details!

STUDENTS & STAFF: DECA is sponsoring an eyeglass drive in conjunction with the Des Plaines Lions Club. The drive ends TODAY. The donation box is located in the main office.

WMTH RADIO: Want to be on the Radio? WMTH, Maine West's very own radio station is now taking applications for radio DJ's. Pick up an application in R209 and we will see you on the radio.

IT'S A STITCH: Do you knit or crochet or would you like to learn? It's a Stitch will have its first meeting today after school in in room A114.

MOVIE CLUB:  Movie club will be showing the smash hit "Wonder Woman" today after school in the little theater. The future of justice begins with her.

VIDEO GAME CLUB: Do you like video games? Are you the type of student that dreams of playing video games as soon as the bell rings at 3:15? Then let's play some games together with your fellow Warriors! The Video Game Club meets for the first time this year on Tuesday, September 19 at 3:30 pm in the LRC. Please join us and GET YOUR GAME ON.  See Mrs. Coover-Thompson or Mr. Greenberg for additional details.

KEY CLUB:  Key Clubbers, Kiwanis Peanut Day is Friday September 22. Please pick up a permission slip in C101. Signed permission slips must be turned into C101 by Wednesday,
September 20.

COLLEGE AND CAREER ANNOUNCEMENTS

We will have the following colleges visiting today. Be sure to get a College Visit Pass signed by your teacher if you have a class.

3rd Period - Washington University
5th Period - University of Illinois at Chicago
7th Period - Purdue University

Also, the following schools will be here on Monday:
2nd Period - Elmhurst College
3rd Period - Rutgers University
4th Period - Dominican University
5th Period - Embry-Riddle University

SPORTS ANNOUNCEMENTS

BOYS BASKETBALL: Maine West Boys Basketball is hosting open gym sessions this fall. All open gyms are listed on the Boys Basketball website that can be found on our twitter handle or by way of the Athletics homepage. If you are a fall athlete, you are not allowed to participate in open gyms.

BOYS VOLLEYBALL:  There will be a meeting for all boys interested in trying out for volleyball in the spring on Tuesday, September 19th at 7:00 am in G-102. If you have any questions or can't make the meeting please contact Coach OBrill. 

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 14, 2017

STUDENTS:  Catcher in the Rye . . . Harry Potter . . . Captain Underpants . . .Every year, there are hundreds of attempts to remove books from schools and libraries. Celebrate YOUR freedom to read and right to choose your book during Banned Books Week, September 25th to 29th. Students who participate in our Banned Book Reading Challenge will have their names placed in a drawing for an Amazon Gift Card for $25. There will be two drawings for prizes, one on Friday, September 29th, and one on Monday Oct. 2nd. Come to the LRC for details!

STUDENTS & STAFF: DECA is sponsoring an eyeglass drive in conjunction with the Des Plaines Lions Club. The drive ends tomorrow. The donation box located in main office.

WMTH RADIO: Want to be on the Radio? WMTH, Maine West's very own radio station is now taking applications for radio DJ's. Pick up an application in R209 and we will see you on the radio.

ANIME CLUB: Anime Club will meet today after school in D105. See Mr. Kermend with any questions.

IT'S A STITCH: Do you knit or crochet or would you like to learn? It's a Stitch will have its first meeting on Friday in room A114 after school.

PI SIGMA PI:  There will be a Pi Sigma Pi meeting Friday morning at 7:10 in room C210. We will take the yearbook photo and finalize candidates for the election. Please see Mr. McClure or Mrs. Hendrickson if you have any questions.

MOVIE CLUB:  Movie club will be showing the smash hit "Wonder Woman" this Friday after school in the little theater. The future of justice begins with her.

COLLEGE AND CAREER ANNOUNCEMENTS

It's Financial Aid Thursday. The CRC will have a financial aid specialist available for questions on most Thursdays beginning today. She will be here from 2nd period through 8th period.

Have questions about scholarships? Want help completing a scholarship search? Have questions about paying for college? Want to understand financial aid?
Ask any of these questions and more. Come in to the CRC today.

On Friday, we will have several colleges visiting. Be sure to get a College Visit Pass signed by your teacher if you have a class.

3rd Period - Washington University
5th Period - University of Illinois at Chicago
7th Period - Purdue University

SPORTS ANNOUNCEMENTS

BOYS BASKETBALL: Maine West Boys Basketball is hosting open gym sessions this fall. All open gyms are listed on the Boys Basketball website that can be found on our twitter handle or by way of the Athletics homepage. If you are a fall athlete, you are not allowed to participate in open gyms.

BOYS VOLLEYBALL:  There will be a meeting for all boys interested in trying out for volleyball in the spring on Tuesday, September 19th at 7:00 am in G-102. If you have any questions or can't make the meeting please contact Coach OBrill. 


WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 13, 2017

STUDENTS & STAFF: Do you want to help change someone's life for the better? Then please donate your used eyeglasses to those in need in Africa. DECA is sponsoring an eyeglass drive in conjunction with the Des Plaines Lions Club. The drive ends Friday, September 15th. Please place your used eyeglasses in the donation box located in main office.

WMTH RADIO: Want to be on the Radio? WMTH, Maine West's very own radio station is now taking applications for radio DJ's. Pick up an application in R209 and we will see you on the radio.

SPANISH NATIONAL HONOR SOCIETY: We will be having a meeting in A207 TODAY after school and Thursday before school to discuss the Homecoming Window Painting. Please attend one of the two meetings.

ANIME CLUB: Anime Club will meet Thursday, September 14th after school in D105. See Mr. Kermend with any questions.

IT'S A STITCH: Do you knit or crochet or would you like to learn? It's a Stitch will have it's first meeting on Friday in room A114 after school. Please come and join us.

COLLEGE AND CAREER ANNOUNCEMENTS



SPORTS ANNOUNCEMENTS

BOYS BASKETBALL: Maine West Boys Basketball is hosting open gym sessions this fall. All open gyms are listed on the Boys Basketball website that can be found on our twitter handle or by way of the Athletics homepage. If you are a fall athlete, you are not allowed to participate in open gyms.

GIRLS BASKETBALL:  Any girl interested in playing basketball this winter is invited to open gym TODAY at 3:30 in c-wing gym. Come out dressed and ready to play!

TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 12, 2017

STUDENTS & STAFF: Do you want to help change someone's life for the better? Then please donate your used eyeglasses to those in need in Africa. DECA is sponsoring an eyeglass drive in conjunction with the Des Plaines Lions Club. The drive ends Friday, September 15th. Please place your used eyeglasses in the donation box located in main office.

GERMAN CLUB: German club will meet after school TODAY in room A212.  Everyone interested in promoting and enjoying German culture is welcome.

WMTH RADIO: Want to be on the Radio? WMTH, Maine West's very own radio station is now taking applications for radio DJ's. Pick up an application in R209 and we will see you on the radio.

LP APPRECIATION SOCIETY: The Maine West LP Appreciation Society meets TODAY at 3:30 pm in the LRC. We discuss, ponder, listen, reminisce and play the music we love on LP.

SPANISH NATIONAL HONOR SOCIETY: We will be having a meeting in A207 on Wednesday after school and Thursday before school to discuss the Homecoming Window Painting. Please attend one of the two meetings.

ANIME CLUB: Anime Club will meet Thursday, September 14th after school in D105. See Mr. Kermend with any questions.

VARSITY CLUB: Our next meeting is Wednesday, September 13 in Spec gym at 8:10 am. We will be planning for homecoming and taking our Yearbook picture. Everyone needs to attend.​

COLLEGE AND CAREER ANNOUNCEMENTS

College Night will take place at Maine South TONIGHT from 6:30 - 8:30 PM. Parking is tight, so try to carpool. Also, register for a barcode BEFORE arriving. Check your email for information about this and other tips. There will be approximately 175 colleges represented. It's a great opportunity for ALL students to explore their options.

SPORTS ANNOUNCEMENTS

BOYS BASKETBALL: Maine West Boys Basketball is hosting open gym sessions this fall. All open gyms are listed on the Boys Basketball website that can be found on our twitter handle or by way of the Athletics homepage. If you are a fall athlete, you are not allowed to participate in open gyms.

GIRLS BASKETBALL:  Any girl interested in playing basketball this winter is invited to open gym on Wednesday at 3:30 in c-wing gym. Come out dressed and ready to play!

The boys varsity soccer opened up conference play with a 5 to 2 victory over Maine East. Emerson Herrera and Jonathan Reynoso scored 2 goals each while Alex Marron scored a rocket of a shot. Goalkeeper Elmer Vega and his defense had a solid game. The JV and Freshmen soccer teams also won last night.

JV Girls tennis swept Elk Grove High School 8 – 0. Singles winners were Whitney Le, Yuliya B. and Lauren Sobjack. Doubles winners were Dhriti and Gabbi, Anna and Heaven, Laura and Alex, Heta and Aashvi and Ashley and Xiao Lin.

The varsity tennis team beat Elk Grove yesterday by a score of 4 to 3.  Winning for the Warriors were Marie Booge at #3 singles, Olena Andrushko and Gwendolyn Hudson at #1 doubles, Abigail M and Hana Dempsey at #3 doubles, and Katelyn Projillo and Pavani Jairam at #4 doubles.

Congratulations Warriors!


MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 11, 2017

The votes have been tallied! Your 2017 Homecoming Court ladies are: Amanda Ward, Cat Johnson, Grace Tomenillie, Jelena Pejovic and Nicole Taneva. Your 2017 Homecoming Court guys are: Derek Pace, Darrington Bates, Matt Litas, Matt Kentgen, and Dominick Bronawkowski. Congratulations to our 2017 Court. Please meet Ms. Lloyd in the Student Council Office (A202) immediately after school today for important information and dates. 

STUDENTS & STAFF: Do you want to help change someone's life for the better? Then please donate your used eyeglasses to those in need in Africa. DECA is sponsoring an eyeglass drive in conjunction with the Des Plaines Lions Club. The drive ends Friday, September 15th. Please place your used eyeglasses in the donation box located in main office.

GERMAN CLUB: German club will meet after school on Tuesday, September 12 in room A212.  Everyone interested in promoting and enjoying German culture is welcome.

POLISH CLUB:  Join us at our Polish Club meeting Tuesday morning, September 12th at 7:15 in Room H101. We'll be sharing our plans and goals for the year.

WMTH RADIO: Want to be on the Radio? WMTH, Maine West's very own radio station is now taking applications for radio DJ's. Pick up an application in R209 and we will see you on the radio.

LP APPRECIATION SOCIETY: If you are a person that is obsessed with music and likes to listen to music on its best and intended format, the vinyl LP record, then we have a club for you.  The Maine West LP Appreciation Society meets for the first time this year on Tuesday, September 12 at 3:30 PM in the LRC. We discuss, ponder, listen, reminisce and play the music we love on LP.

SPANISH NATIONAL HONOR SOCIETY: If you would like to be in the Spanish National Honor Society yearbook picture, please meet on Tuesday at 7:05 am in the front entrance under the mural. Be sure to wear your shirt or sweatshirt! (Or a red shirt)

SPANISH NATIONAL HONOR SOCIETY: We will be having a meeting in A207 on Wednesday after school and Thursday before school to discuss the Homecoming Window Painting. Please attend one of the two meetings.

ANIME CLUB: Anime Club will meet Thursday, September 14th after school in D105. See Mr. Kermend with any questions.

VARSITY CLUB: Our next meeting is Wednesday, September 13 in Spec gym at 8:10 am. We will be planning for homecoming and taking our Yearbook picture. Everyone needs to attend.​

CONGRATULATIONS:  This weekend, the Marching Warriors placed 2nd in their class at the Grayslake North Marching Tournament and won best drum majors! They will compete again this Saturday at Victor J Andrew High School Marching Classic in Tinley Park.

COLLEGE AND CAREER ANNOUNCEMENTS

University of Illinois will be at Maine West today during 3rd period. We will meet in H106. Juniors and seniors are welcome to attend. If you have a class, please be sure to bring a College Visit pass signed by your teacher.

College Night will take place at Maine South tomorrow night from 6:30 - 8:30 PM. Parking is tight, so try to carpool. Also, register for a barcode BEFORE arriving. Check your email for information about this and other tips. There will be approximately 175 colleges there. It's a great opportunity for ALL students to explore their options. Wear a college shirt tomorrow in support of College Night!

SPORTS ANNOUNCEMENTS

BOYS BASKETBALL: Maine West Boys Basketball is hosting open gym sessions this fall. All open gyms are listed on the Boys Basketball website that can be found on our twitter handle or by way of the Athletics homepage. If you are a fall athlete, you are not allowed to participate in open gyms.

The boys varsity soccer team opens up conference play tonight vs rival Maine East. Come out and support your team. JV game starts at 5 pm and varsity at 7 pm. Admission is free. 

The Varsity tennis team took 3rd place on Saturday at the Grayslake Invitational. Medal winners for the Warriors were:
Maja Kozerski - second place in first singles
Diane Win - third place in second singles
Gaby Keats and Abigail M - second place in second doubles

The Boys Golf Team raised their record to 4 wins against 4 losses with a victory over Ridgewood and tough losses to Wheeling and Vernon Hills. The team was led by Junior Luke Rothweiler and Seniors Mikey Hanson, Matt Mustari, Christian Mirza and Chase Stephen. The Boys have tough matches this week against Highland Park and Deerfield and also participate in the Wheeling Invite and Maine/Niles shootout. Good luck guys.




FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 8, 2017

STUDENTS & STAFF: Do you want to help change someone's life for the better? Then please donate your used eyeglasses to those in need in Africa. DECA is sponsoring an eyeglass drive in conjunction with the Des Plaines Lions Club. The drive ends Friday, September 15th, so please place your used eyeglasses in the donation box located in main office. Thank you.

SENIORS:  Don't forget to nominate your 2017 Homecoming Court. Ballots were sent to your email.  You have until 3:30 today to nominate five senior ladies and five senior guys. The Homecoming Court will be announced on Monday morning.

SOPHOMORE GIRLS:  If you are a sophomore girl interested in playing powderpuff football, today is the last day to pay $20 in the bookstore.  There will be a brief meeting at 3:15 today in D113.

FRESHMAN GIRLS:  If you are a freshman girl interested in playing powderpuff football, today is the last day to pay $20 in the bookstore. There will be a brief meeting with Mr. Ebrahimi on at 3:15 pm today in R201.

JUNIOR GIRLS: If you are a junior girl interested in playing powderpuff football, there is a meeting today after school in H106.  Also you must sign up and pay $20 in the bookstore by Wednesday of next week.

KEY CLUB: Please save your pop taps. Key Club is collecting them for Ronald McDonald House. The jugs will be in the cafe. What class will win this year?

CLASS OF 2018: Your senior class t-shirts are in the bookstore, a limited amount has been ordered. Get them! Wear them!

GERMAN CLUB: Guten Tag, German Club! We are meeting Tuesday, September 12 in room A212. Everyone interested in promoting and enjoying German culture is welcome.

POLISH CLUB:  Join us at our Polish Club meeting Tuesday morning, September 12th at 7:15 in Room H101. We'll be sharing our plans and goals for the year.

WMTH RADIO: Want to be on the Radio? WMTH, Maine West's very own radio station is now taking applications for radio DJ's. Pick up an application in R209 and we will see you on the radio.

LP APPRECIATION SOCIETY: If you are a person that is obsessed with music and likes to listen to music on its best and intended format, the vinyl LP record, then we have a club for you.  The Maine West LP Appreciation Society meets for the first time this year on Tuesday, September 12 at 3:30 PM in the LRC. We discuss, ponder, listen, reminisce and play the music we love on LP.

COLLEGE AND CAREER ANNOUNCEMENTS

College Night is next Tuesday! This event is for all grades and all students. It will be held at Maine South from 6:30-8:30 PM. Be sure to talk to your parents about attending. Planning for your future is a task for all students.

There will be approximately 175 colleges represented. Plus, there will be financial aid sessions in English and Spanish. There will also be a special financial aid session for seniors and their parents. Check the CRC website and your email for a list of registered colleges and universities.

SPORTS ANNOUNCEMENTS

Girls swimming and diving team defeated Wheeling in their second dual meet of the season. Fantastic swims were had by Anastasya Shahayda, Kaitlyn Weber, Sarah Niedzielski and Nina Martin.


THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 7, 2017

STUDENTS & STAFF: Do you want to help change someone's life for the better? Then please donate your used eyeglasses to those in need in Africa. DECA is sponsoring an eyeglass drive in conjunction with the Des Plaines Lions Club. The drive ends Friday, September 15th, so please place your used eyeglasses in the donation box located in main office. Thank you.

SOPHOMORE GIRLS:  If you are a sophomore girl and are interested in playing powderpuff football on Friday, September 29, please pay $20 in the bookstore by this Friday.  There will be a brief meeting on Friday at 3:15 in D113.

FRESHMAN GIRLS:  If you are a Freshman girl and are interested in playing powderpuff football on Friday September 29th please pay $20 in the bookstore by this Friday. There will be a brief meeting with Mr. Ebrahimi on Friday at 3:15 pm in R201.

JUNIOR GIRLS: Any junior girls who would like to beat the seniors in powderpuff this year- there will be a brief meeting this Friday after school in H106. Also if you plan on playing you must sign up and pay $20 in the bookstore by Wednesday of next week.

KEY CLUB: Please save your pop taps. Key Club is collecting them for Ronald McDonald House. The jugs will be in the cafe. What class will win this year?

FASHION & COSMETOLOGY CLUB: Fashion and Cosmetology Club will be kicking off its first meeting today after school in C108. Come learn about the club and make and take a flower hair accessory that you can wear during homecoming week.

CLASS OF 2018: Your senior class t-shirts are in the bookstore, a limited amount has been ordered. Get them! Wear them!

PI SIGMA PI: If you are a current Pi Sigma Pi member, our first meeting of the year is this Friday at 7:10 am in C210. We will be discussing elections, activities and a possible fundraiser for Houston. Contact Mr. McClure or Mrs. Hendrickson if you have any questions.

GERMAN CLUB: Guten Morgen, German Club. We will have our first meeting Tuesday, September 12 in room A212. Auf Wiedersehen.

WMTH RADIO: Want to be on the Radio? WMTH, Maine West's very own radio station is now taking applications for radio DJ's. Pick up an application in R209 and we will see you on the radio.

COLLEGE AND CAREER ANNOUNCEMENTS

It's Financial Aid Thursday! The CRC will have a financial aid specialist available for questions on most Thursdays beginning today. She will be here from 2nd period through 8th period.

Have questions about scholarships? Want help completing a scholarship search? Have questions about paying for college? Want to understand financial aid?
Ask any of these questions and more! Come in to the CRC today.

Also, College Night is coming up next Tuesday! This event is for all grades and all students. It will be held at Maine South from 6:30-8:30 PM. Be sure to talk to your parents about attending. Planning for your future is a task for all students.

There will be approximately 175 colleges represented. Plus, there will be financial aid sessions in English and Spanish. There will also be a special financial aid session for seniors and their parents. Check the CRC website and your email for a list of registered colleges and universities.

SPORTS ANNOUNCEMENTS

GIRLS BASKETBALL: We are having an informational meeting for girls interested in playing basketball this winter.  The meeting is TODAY after school in Room B212. If you cannot attend, please stop by and see Coach deMarigny in room B212 before Thursday's meeting.




WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 6, 2017

STUDENTS:  Do you want to be part of the best cheering section in Illinois? Come on out to a meeting at 8:00 AM today in spec gym to be part of the SuperFans! We are looking for class leaders and representatives in all classes, freshmen, sophomores, juniors and seniors, so show your spirit and stop by to learn more.

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 today in E209. Auditions will be held on Monday, September 18 and Tuesday September 19 in R207. So get your ACT together.

STUDENTS:  A Yugi-Oh card event will be held Saturday, September 9 from 12-3:30 pm in H106. The sign up sheet is on the door outside C101. You must sign up by 3:30 pm on Wednesday, September 6. No walk-ins be allowed.

SOPHOMORE GIRLS:  If you are a sophomore girl and are interested in playing powderpuff football on Friday, September 29, please pay $20 in the bookstore by this Friday.  There will be a brief meeting on Friday at 3:15 in D113.

FRESHMAN GIRLS:  If you are a Freshman girl and are interested in playing powderpuff football vs. those pesky sophomores on Friday September 29th please pay $20 in the bookstore by this Friday. There will be a brief meeting with Mr. Ebrahimi on Friday at 3:15 pm in R201.

WEST WORDS:  Do you like to read and write poetry and short stories? If so, please come to the first meeting of West Words, Maine West's Literary Magazine.  We will meet today at 3:20 in room C208.

DECA:  If you are interested in business, there is still time to join Maine West's business organization, DECA. Our next meeting is Thursday, September 7 before school at 7:00 a.m. in Room D102. Also, please pay your dues and complete the registration form by the end of the school day Friday, September 8th. If you have questions, check out the DECA website under the Activities tab on the MW home page.

SPANISH NATIONAL HONOR SOCIETY: If you are a current Spanish National Honor Society member, there will be a meeting today after school and Thursday before school at 7:05 in A207 to discuss plans for Homecoming. Please be sure to attend one of the two meetings.

KEY CLUB: Please save your pop taps. Key Club is collecting them for Ronald McDonald House. The jugs will be in the cafe. What class will win this year?

COLLEGE AND CAREER ANNOUNCEMENTS


SPORTS ANNOUNCEMENTS

GIRLS BASKETBALL: We are having an informational meeting for girls interested in playing basketball this winter.  The meeting is Thursday, September 7 at 3:20 in Room B212. If you cannot attend, please stop by and see Coach deMarigny in room B212 before Thursday's meeting.





TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 5, 2017

STUDENTS:  Do you want to be part of the best cheering section in Illinois? Come on out to a meeting at 8:00 AM this Wednesday in Spec Gym to be part of the SuperFans! We are looking for class leaders and representatives in all classes, freshmen, sophomores, juniors and seniors, so show your spirit and stop by to learn more.

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:  A Yugi-Oh card event will be held Saturday, September 9 from 12-3:30 pm in H106. The sign up sheet is on the door outside C101. You must sign up by 3:30 pm on Wednesday, September 6. No walk-ins be allowed.

SENIOR GIRLS: If you are a senior girl and are interested in playing in the BIG game, come to a meeting after school today in D114. See Mr. Reichelt or Mr. Randazzo if you have any questions.

SOPHOMORE GIRLS:  If you are a sophomore girl and are interested in playing powderpuff football on Friday, September 29, please pay $20 in the bookstore by this Friday.  There will be a brief meeting on Friday at 3:15 in D113.

FRESHMAN GIRLS:  If you are a Freshman girl and are interested in playing powderpuff football vs. those pesky sophomores on Friday September 29th please pay $20 in the bookstore by this Friday. There will be a brief meeting with Mr. Ebrahimi on Friday at 3:15 pm in R201.

PAGE TURNERS: "The problem with my life was that it was someone else's idea." Would you like to learn more? Join Page Turners book club and explore this book and more. We will meet Wednesday, September 6th at 7:15 am in the LRC. There will be food.

HARRY POTTER CLUB:  Harry Potter Club is meeting in the LRC today at 3:30 pm. We will have snacks and lots of Potterhead fun!

HISPANIC STUDENT CLUB: Hispanic Student Club will have its first meeting today at 3:30 pm in L101. We will be working on fundraising and Hispanic Heritage Month.

ANIME CLUB: The first Anime Club will meet today after school in room D105. See Mr. Kermend with any questions.

WEST WORDS:  Do you like to read and write poetry and short stories? If so, please come to the first meeting of West Words, Maine West's Literary Magazine.  We will meet on Wednesday, September 6th at 3:20 in room C208.

DECA:  If you are interested in business, there is still time to join Maine West's business organization, DECA. Our next meeting is Thursday, September 7 before school at 7:00 a.m. in Room D102. Also, please pay your dues and complete the registration form by the end of the school day Friday, September 8th. If you have questions, check out the DECA website under the Activities tab on the MW home page.

FRESHMAN CLASS COUNCIL:  The next Freshman class council meeting is today after school in Room R201.

SPANISH NATIONAL HONOR SOCIETY: If you are a current Spanish National Honor Society member, there will be a meeting on Wednesday after school and Thursday before school at 7:05 in A207 to discuss plans for Homecoming. Please be sure to attend one of the two meetings.

KEY CLUB: Please save your pop taps. Key Club is collecting them for Ronald McDonald House. The jugs will be in the cafe. What class will win this year?

COLLEGE AND CAREER ANNOUNCEMENTS


SPORTS ANNOUNCEMENTS

GIRLS BASKETBALL: We are having an informational meeting for girls interested in playing basketball this winter.  The meeting is Thursday, September 7 at 3:20 in Room B212. If you cannot attend, please stop by and see Coach deMarigny in room B212 before Thursday's meeting.






FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 1, 2017

STUDENTS:  Do you want to be part of the best cheering section in Illinois? Come on out to a meeting at 8:00 AM next Wednesday in Spec Gym to be part of the SuperFans! We are looking for class leaders and representatives in all classes, freshmen, sophomores, juniors and seniors, so show your spirit and stop by to learn more.

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.

SENIOR GIRLS: Powderpuff is right around the corner and we need you.  If you are interested in playing in the BIG game, come to a meeting after school on Tuesday, September 5 in D114. See Mr. Reichelt or Mr. Randazzo if you have any questions.

STUDENT COUNCIL: It is never too late to join Student Council.  Our next meeting is Tuesday, September 5th at 7:10 am in Room A201. We will be finalizing homecoming plans, so you won't want to miss it.

MOVIE CLUB:  Movie Club will meet TODAY right after school in L101, the little theater. Movie club will be showing "Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2". You only get one chance to save the galaxy twice.

PAGE TURNERS: "The problem with my life was that it was someone else's idea." Would you like to learn more? Join Page Turners book club and explore this book and more. We will meet Wednesday, September 6th at 7:15 am in the LRC. There will be food.

HARRY POTTER CLUB:  Calling all Muggles! Come join us for magic, fun, games and snacks. No magical powers needed to join. Meet us in head master Coov’s domain, the LRC on Tuesday, September 5th at 3:30 pm. We will have snacks and lots of Potterhead fun!

HISPANIC STUDENT CLUB: Hispanic Student Club will have its first meeting Tuesday, September 5, the first day back after Labor Day. It will be at 3:30 pm in L101. We will be working on fundraising and Hispanic Heritage Month.

ANIME CLUB: The first Anime Club meeting will be Tuesday, September 5 after school in room D105. See Mr. Kermend with any questions.

WEST WORDS:  Do you like to read and write poetry and short stories? If so, please come to the first meeting of West Words, Maine West's Literary Magazine.  We will meet on Wednesday, September 6th at 3:20 in room C208.

POLISH CLUB: Polish or not, give it a shot.  Join us at our first Polish Club meeting Tuesday morning, September 5th at 7:15 in Room H101.


COLLEGE AND CAREER ANNOUNCEMENTS


SPORTS ANNOUNCEMENTS

GIRLS BASKETBALL: We are having an informational meeting for girls interested in playing basketball this winter.  The meeting is Thursday, September 7 at 3:20 in Room B212. If you cannot attend, please stop by and see Coach deMarigny in room B212 before Thursday's meeting.







THURSDAY, AUGUST 31. 2017

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: Maine West Athletics shirts with the new logo are available in the bookstore for just $10 each. Colors available are Black, Columbia Blue and Gray. Clearance shirts in limited sizes are also still available for $5. Come get your Warrior Gear and wear it with Pride!

SENIOR GIRLS: Powderpuff is right around the corner and we need you.  If you are interested in playing in the BIG game, come to a meeting after school on Tuesday, September 5 in D114. See Mr. Reichelt or Mr. Randazzo if you have any questions.

STUDENT COUNCIL: It is never too late to join Student Council.  Our next meeting is Tuesday, September 5th at 7:10 am in Room A201. We will be finalizing homecoming plans, so you won't want to miss it.

DREAM TEAM AFRICAN AMERICAN CLUB: Please join Dream Team African-American Club. We will meet today in the Family Center right after school. We need help decorating our window for Homecoming and for the Homecoming Parade. So come with lots of ideas.  If you have questions about the club please contact Ms. Adams or Ms. Pantke in the counseling office.

SPEECH TEAM: Like to argue, debate, read poetry, do theater? Then Speech Team needs you. Drop by our ten minute informational meeting today at 3:20 pm in H102.

MOVIE CLUB:  Movie Club will meet Friday after school in L101, the little theater. Movie club will be showing "Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2". You only get one chance to save the galaxy twice.

PAGE TURNERS: "The problem with my life was that it was someone else's idea." Would you like to learn more? Join Page Turners book club and explore this book and more. We will meet Wednesday, September 6th at 7:15 am in the LRC. There will be food.

HARRY POTTER CLUB:  Calling all Muggles! Come join us for magic, fun, games and snacks. No magical powers needed to join. Meet us in head master Coov’s domain, the LRC on Tuesday, September 5th at 3:30 pm. We will have snacks and lots of Potterhead fun!

HISPANIC STUDENT CLUB: Hispanic Student Club will have its first meeting Tuesday, September 5, the first day back after Labor Day. It will be at 3:30 pm in L101. We will be working on fundraising and Hispanic Heritage Month.

ANIME CLUB: The first Anime Club meeting will be Tuesday, September 5 after school in room D105. See Mr. Kermend with any questions.

COLLEGE AND CAREER ANNOUNCEMENTS


SPORTS ANNOUNCEMENTS

The Boys Golf team battled state ranked GBN to a close finish Tuesday afternoon, but came out on the short end. The team was lead by Senior Matty Mustari who shot a 39, Junior Luke Rothweiler with a 41, Senior Matt Fairhead with a 43 and Christian Mirza had a 45.

Our Maine West Girls Cross Country team had a great start to the season with a third place finish at the District 207 meet last night. Our varsity team was lead by junior Sarah Magnoni with a finish of 22:30 and followed by senior Sandra Stasiak with a time of 23:32. Let's keep up the great work, ladies!





WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 30, 2017

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: Maine West Athletics shirts with the new logo are available in the bookstore for just $10 each. Colors available are Black, Columbia Blue and Gray. Clearance shirts in limited sizes are also still available for $5. Come get your Warrior Gear and wear it with Pride!

MATH TEAM:  The math team will have a pre-season pizza party today right after school in room H-106. All returning mathletes and anyone that wants to join the math team is invited to attend. If you have any questions about math team ask your math teacher or a math team coach.

STUDENT COUNCIL: It is never too late to join Student Council.  Our next meeting is Tuesday, September 5th at 7:10 am in Room A201. We will be finalizing homecoming plans, so you won't want to miss it.

DREAM TEAM AFRICAN AMERICAN CLUB: Please join Dream Team African-American Club. We will meet on Thursday, August 31st in the Family Center right after school. We need help decorating our window for Homecoming and for the Homecoming Parade. So come with lots of ideas.  If you have questions about the club please contact Ms. Adams or Ms. Pantke in the counseling office.

SPANISH CLUB: Spanish Club is having its first meeting today at 3:20 pm in room A212. Spanish club is an opportunity for you to practice and use the Spanish language here at school and out in the community through fun activities and volunteering. See Mr. Fleming or Mrs. Weaver with any questions.

SPEECH TEAM: Like to argue, debate, read poetry, do theater? Then Speech Team needs you. Drop by our ten minute informational meeting this Thursday at 3:20 pm in H102.

BOARD GAME CLUB:  Board game club will meet today after school in B109. Come to Play!

MOVIE CLUB:  Movie Club will meet Friday after school in L101, the little theater. Movie club will be showing "Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2". You only get one chance to save the galaxy twice.



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SPORTS ANNOUNCEMENTS


TUESDAY, AUGUST 29, 2017

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: Maine West Athletics shirts with the new logo are available in the bookstore for just $10 each. Colors available are Black, Columbia Blue and Gray. Clearance shirts in limited sizes are also still available for $5. Come get your Warrior Gear and wear it with Pride!

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. Join us for our first meeting today at 3:20 pm in room C212.

AMERICAN SIGN LANGUAGE: Join us for our first American Sign Language club meeting on Wednesday, August 30th at 7:15 am in the LRC.

MATH TEAM:  The math team will have a pre-season pizza party on Wednesday, August 30th right after school in room H-106. All returning mathletes and anyone that wants to join the math team is invited to attend. If you have any questions about math team ask your math teacher or a math team coach.

STUDENT COUNCIL: It is never too late to join Student Council.  Our next meeting is Tuesday, September 5th at 7:10 am in Room A201. We will be finalizing homecoming plans, so you won't want to miss it.

DREAM TEAM AFRICAN AMERICAN CLUB: Please join Dream Team African-American Club. We will meet on Thursday, August 31st in the Family Center right after school. We need help decorating our window for Homecoming and for the Homecoming Parade. So come with lots of ideas.  If you have questions about the club please contact Ms. Adams or Ms. Pantke in the counseling office.

MIDDLE EASTERN CLUB: If you are interested in joining the Middle Eastern Club, please go to the Family Center in L-wing after school today.

SPANISH CLUB: Spanish Club is having its first meeting tomorrow, Wednesday August 30th at 3:20 pm in room A212. Spanish club is an opportunity for you to practice and use the Spanish language here at school and out in the community through fun activities and volunteering. See Mr. Fleming or Mrs. Weaver with any questions.

SPEECH TEAM: Like to argue, debate, read poetry, do theater? Then Speech Team needs you. Drop by our ten minute informational meeting this Thursday at 3:20 pm in H102.

VARSITY ATHLETES: Our first Varsity Club meeting of the year will be held Wednesday,
August 30 at 8 am in Spec gym. The first 50 members in attendance will receive a free Varsity Club
t-shirt.

BOARD GAME CLUB:  Board game club will meet this Wednesday after school in B109. Come to Play!

MOVIE CLUB:  Movie Club will meet Friday after school in L101, the little theater. Movie club will be showing "Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2". You only get one chance to save the galaxy twice.



COLLEGE AND CAREER ANNOUNCEMENTS


SPORTS ANNOUNCEMENTS

Congratulations to the Boys Varsity Golf Team for finishing a very impressive 4th place in the 13 team Rolling Meadows invite. Junior Luke Rothweiler took 6th individually overall at this invite by shooting a 77. Others doing very well were Seniors Matt Fairhead with an 83, Matty Mustari with an 84, Christian Mirza with an 85 and Chase Stephen with an 88.



MONDAY, AUGUST 28, 2017

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.

SCIENCE NATIONAL HONOR SOCIETY:  There will be an informational Science National Honor Society meeting at 3:45 pm today in B107.

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.

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.

MATH TEAM:  The math team will have a pre-season pizza party on Wednesday, August 30th right after school in room H-106. All returning mathletes and anyone that wants to join the math team is invited to attend. If you have any questions about math team ask your math teacher or a math team coach.

STUDENT COUNCIL: It is never too late to join Student Council.  Our next meeting is Tuesday, September 5th at 7:10 am in Room A201. We will be finalizing homecoming plans, so you won't want to miss it.

DREAM TEAM AFRICAN AMERICAN CLUB: Please join Dream Team African-American Club. We will meet on Thursday, August 31st in the Family Center right after school. We need help decorating our window for Homecoming and for the Homecoming Parade. So come with lots of ideas.  If you have questions about the club please contact Ms. Adams or Ms. Pantke in the counseling office.

MIDDLE EASTERN CLUB: If you are interested in joining the Middle Eastern Club, please go to the Family Center in L-wing after school on Tuesday, August 29.

VARSITY ATHLETES: Our first Varsity Club meeting of the year will be held Wednesday,
August 30 at 8 am in Spec gym. The first 50 members in attendance will receive a free Varsity Club
t-shirt.


COLLEGE AND CAREER ANNOUNCEMENTS




SPORTS ANNOUNCEMENTS

The boys varsity soccer team remains undefeated earning a 1 to 1 draw versus Sycamore on Saturday. Emerson Herrera assisted on Jason Ybarra's goal while the defense held strong. Way to go, guys!

Your varsity Warriors tennis team played at Niles North this weekend. Diane Win finished in 3rd place out of 16 teams competing at 2nd singles. Maja Kozerski finished in 4th at 1st singles. The doubles team of Gaby Keats and Abigail M took 5th place honors at 2nd doubles and the team of Gwendolyn Hudson and Olena Andrushko finished in 11th place at 1st doubles. Outstanding work ladies!



FRIDAY, AUGUST 25, 2017

STUDENTS: It is very important you check your email and submit the student handbook sign-off form as soon as possible. Also, please make sure your lock is on your student locker by the end of today. 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.

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.

MATH TEAM:  The math team will have a pre-season pizza party on Wednesday, August 30th right after school in room H-106. All returning mathletes and anyone that wants to join the math team is invited to attend. If you have any questions about math team ask your math teacher or a math team coach.

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


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SPORTS ANNOUNCEMENTS

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!


COLLEGE AND CAREER ANNOUNCEMENTS




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!

Congratulations to Sophomore Joe Engel for making a hole in one on the 4th hole at Chic Evans during a match against Leyden High School yesterday. Way to go Joey.

Congratulations to the Boys Varsity Golf Team with a victory over Leyden yesterday evening by a score of 157-164. The Warriors were led by Senior Christian Mirza, Junior Luke Rothweiler, Sophomore Riley Griffin and Senior's Matt Fairhead & Chase Stephen.

The boys varsity soccer team kicked off the season with a 4 to nothing victory over Elk Grove. Goals were scored by Osmar Vega, Steven Abbinante, Emerson Herrera and Brandon Vazquez. Dean Hernandez and his defense earned the shutout. Way to go Warriors!














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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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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