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.





WEDNESDAY, APRIL 19, 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 tomorrow 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 this Thursday at 4 and Friday and Saturday at 7.

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.

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 18, 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 begin this Thursday at 4 and Friday and Saturday at 7.

And now for the spring play giveaway. Today’s winner will receive two complimentary tickets to this Thursday’s performance and a gift certificate to Culver’s.

Today’s raffle winner is BRETT PATTERSON

You may claim your prize at the box office, 30 minutes before the performance this Thursday. Didn’t win? The next drawing will be held this Thursday, so stay tuned.

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.

PING PONG:  Ping Pong will be held after school today in H-106. No experience necessary and bring a friend or someone to hit around with. Equipment is provided.


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 Maine West Warriors Girls Water Polo team who won their own tournament this past weekend. As Nadia Omar netted her second goal of the season, the Warriors beat Lake Forest, Riverside Brookfield and Wheeling.

MONDAY, APRIL 17, 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:  Tickets are now on sale for Maine West's spring play, "Disassembly"! Performances are Thursday, April 20 at 4pm and Friday, April 21and Saturday, April 22 at 7pm. Tickets are only $5 for students and may be purchased in the Bookstore or at the door. Seating is limited so get your tickets today.

STUDENTS:  Do you sing? Come audition for the Maine West Guitar Rock Show.  Songs from the 1970's through 2017 are listed on the E203 door.   Sign up to audition on Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday afterschool, April 18, 19 and 20.

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.


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

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:  Tickets are now on sale for Maine West's spring play, "Disassembly"! Performances are Thursday, April 20 at 4pm and Friday, April 21and Saturday, April 22 at 7pm. Tickets are only $5 for students and may be purchased in the Bookstore or at the door. Seating is limited so get your tickets today.

STUDENTS:  The fitness center will be open and available to students from 3:30pm-5pm on regular school days from now until final exams. Proper workout attire and student conduct are required.

STUDENTS:  Do you sing? Come audition for the Maine West Guitar Rock Show.  Songs from the 1970's through 2017 are listed on the E203 door.   Sign up to audition on Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday afterschool, April 18, 19 and 20.

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.


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 13, 2017

STUDENTS:  Today is the final day the Bookstore will accept checks from seniors. BEGINNING MONDAY APRIL 17, ALL PAYMENTS MUST BE MADE BY CASH OR CREDIT CARD.

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:  Tickets are now on sale for Maine West's spring play, "Disassembly"! Performances are Thursday, April 20 at 4pm and Friday, April 21and Saturday, April 22 at 7pm. Tickets are only $5 for students and may be purchased in the Bookstore or at the door. Seating is limited so get your tickets today.

STUDENTS:  The fitness center will be open and available to students from 3:30pm-5pm on regular school days from now until final exams. Proper workout attire and student conduct are required.

STUDENTS:  Tech innovators club is meeting for the first time after school today in D114. We will be creating apps, working on engineering problems and playing with technology. The best way to predict the future is to invent it.

STUDENTS:  Do you sing? Come audition for the Maine West Guitar Rock Show.  Songs from the 1970's through 2017 are listed on the E203 door.   Sign up to audition on Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday afterschool, April 18, 19 and 20.

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.


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

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 12, 2017

AP STUDENTS:  All AP students taking an AP exam must attend a pre-bubbling session today during late arrival in the auditorium. If your last names begin with A-L, please attend the 7:30 AM session. If your last names begins with M-Z, please attend the 8:10 AM session. Please be on time and bring a sharpened #2 pencil. Mechanical pencils are not allowed.

It is important that you attend your assigned session. If you cannot attend your assigned pre-bubbling session, please email Ms. Bader or stop by and see her in the counseling office.

STUDENTS:  AP t-shirts are in. Go to the bookstore to get yours soon. The cost is $15 and 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:  Tickets are now on sale for Maine West's spring play, "Disassembly"! This dark comedy proves that, under the right circumstances, violence can take hold of just about anyone. If you enjoy irony, innuendo and want to witness the most epic fight sequence ever to grace the Maine West stage then come experience "Disassembly"! Performances run Thursday, April 20 at 4pm and Friday, April 21and Saturday, April 22 at 7pm. Tickets are only $5 for students and may be purchased in the Bookstore or at the door. Seating is limited so get your tickets today.

STUDENTS:  The fitness center will be open and available to students from 3:30pm-5pm on regular school days from now until final exams. Proper workout attire and student conduct are required.

STUDENTS: Capitol Forum is teaming up with Stand Up for Kids and collecting travel-sized toiletries like soap, shampoo, deodorant, toothpaste and toothbrushes, feminine products, and individually-wrapped snack items from April 3-13.  Bring items to C-215 and contact Ms. Littlefield Lanham for more information.

STUDENTS:  Tech innovators club is meeting for the first time after school Thursday in D114. We will be creating apps, working on engineering problems and playing with technology. The best way to predict the future is to invent it.

STUDENTS:  Do you sing? Come audition for the Maine West Guitar Rock Show.  Songs from the 1970's through 2017 are listed on the E203 door.   Sign up to audition on Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday afterschool, April 18, 19 and 20.

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 on sale in the bookstore. Tickets cost $30 in advance, $40 at the door.

POLISH CLUB:  We will meet today after school at 3:20 in room H101 to discuss the T-Shirt order before we submit. If you have any questions, see President Aleks or Mrs. Hiselman


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 11, 2017

Who will be the next class to fill a container in the lunch room. Your pop tabs are making a huge difference for Ronald McDonald House Charities. Thank you. And its as easy as Drink, Pull, Drop.

AP STUDENTS:  All AP students taking an AP exam must attend a pre-bubbling session tomorrow, April 12th during late arrival in the auditorium. If your last names begin with A-L, please attend the 7:30 AM session. If your last names begins with M-Z, please attend the 8:10 AM session. Please be on time and bring a sharpened #2 pencil. Mechanical pencils are not allowed.

It is important that you attend your assigned session. If you cannot attend your assigned pre-bubbling session, please email Ms. Bader or stop by and see her in the counseling office.

STUDENTS:  AP t-shirts are in. Go to the bookstore to get yours soon. The cost is $15 and 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:  Tickets are now on sale for Maine West's spring play, "Disassembly"! This dark comedy proves that, under the right circumstances, violence can take hold of just about anyone. If you enjoy irony, innuendo and want to witness the most epic fight sequence ever to grace the Maine West stage then come experience "Disassembly"! Performances run Thursday, April 20 at 4pm and Friday, April 21and Saturday, April 22 at 7pm. Tickets are only $5 for students and may be purchased in the Bookstore or at the door. Seating is limited so get your tickets today.

STUDENTS:  The fitness center will be open and available to students from 3:30pm-5pm on regular school days from now until final exams. Proper workout attire and student conduct are required.

STUDENTS:  Do you have what it takes to be a model? Come to our Maine West Model search today after school in the Little Theater (L101) where you will be auditioning to model either a tuxedo or prom dress in the Maine West fashion show.

STUDENTS: Capitol Forum is teaming up with Stand Up for Kids and collecting travel-sized toiletries like soap, shampoo, deodorant, toothpaste and toothbrushes, feminine products, and individually-wrapped snack items from April 3-13.  Bring items to C-215 and contact Ms. Littlefield Lanham for more information.

STUDENTS:  Tech innovators club is meeting for this first time after school Thursday in D114. We will be creating apps, working on engineering problems and playing with technology. The best way to predict the future is to invent it.

STUDENTS:  Do you sing? Come audition for the Maine West Guitar Rock Show.  Songs from the 1970's through 2017 are listed on the E203 door.   Signup to audition on Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday afterschool, April 18, 19 and 20.

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 go on sale today after school. Tickets cost $30 in advance, $40 at the door.

POLISH CLUB:  We will meet Wednesday after school at 3:20 in room H101 to discuss the T-Shirt order before we submit. If you have any questions, see President Aleks or Mrs. Hiselman


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 10, 2017

AP STUDENTS:  All AP students taking an AP exam must attend a pre-bubbling session this Wednesday, April 12th during late arrival in the auditorium. If your last names begin with A-L, please attend the 7:30 AM session. If your last names begins with M-Z, please attend the 8:10 AM session. Please be on time and bring a sharpened #2 pencil. Mechanical pencils are not allowed.

It is important that you attend your assigned session. If you can not attend your assigned pre-bubbling session, please email Ms. Bader or stop by and see her in the counseling office.

STUDENTS:  AP t-shirts are in. They are beautiful, cool, really great. Go to the bookstore to get yours soon. The cost is $15 and 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 fitness center will be open and available to students from 3:30pm-5pm on regular school days from now until final exams. Proper workout attire and student conduct are required. Come in for a great workout and GO Warriors!

STUDENTS:  Do you have what it takes to be a model? Come to our Maine West Model search on tomorrow after school in the Little Theater (L101) where you will be auditioning to model either a tuxedo or prom dress in the Maine West fashion show.

STUDENTS: Capitol Forum is teaming up with Stand Up for Kids and collecting travel-sized toiletries like soap, shampoo, deodorant, toothpaste and toothbrushes, feminine products, and individually-wrapped snack items from April 3-13.  Bring items to C-215 and contact Ms. Littlefield Lanham for more information.

STUDENTS:  Tech innovators club is meeting for this first time after school Thursday in D114. We will be creating apps, working on engineering problems and playing with technology. The best way to predict the future is to invent it. Everyone is welcome.


COLLEGE AND CAREER ANNOUNCEMENTS


SPORTS ANNOUNCEMENTS

Congratulations to the girls water polo team defeating Maine East 7 to 5, and improving to 8 and 1. Katie Lane had 15 saves in the goal.

BOYS GOLF: If you are interested in playing Boys Golf next school year, please attend a brief informational meeting tomorrow morning at 7:15am in G102 in Spec Gym.

FRIDAY, APRIL 7, 2017

Congratulations to Claudia Morrison, who qualified for the World Championships of Irish Dance. Wish her luck before she leaves later today to compete in Dublin, Ireland.
STUDENTS:  Don't forget the blood drive is today! If you didn't sign up but still want to donate please bring your school ID. What an amazing way to help save 3 lives, donate today.

STUDENTS:  AP t-shirts are in. They are beautiful, cool, really great. Go to the bookstore to get yours soon. The cost is $15 and 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.

SENIORS:  Please make sure you check your emails from Dr. Haugan regarding a senior picture request and a scholarship opportunity for seniors who will be attending Oakton in the fall. Deadline is Friday.

STUDENTS:  The fitness center will be open and available to students from 3:30pm-5pm on regular school days from now until final exams. Proper workout attire and student conduct are required. Come in for a great workout and GO Warriors!

STUDENTS:  Do you have what it takes to be a model? Come to our Maine West Model search on Tuesday, April 11 after school in the Little Theater (L101) where you will be auditioning to model either a tuxedo or prom dress in the Maine West fashion show.

STUDENTS: Going to a prom this spring? Don't want to pay over $100 for a tux? Then enter the raffle for a free tux. Tickets are $1 or six tickets for $5 in the bookstore. Drawing will be April 13.

STUDENTS: Capitol Forum is teaming up with Stand Up for Kids and collecting travel-sized toiletries like soap, shampoo, deodorant, toothpaste and toothbrushes, feminine products, and individually-wrapped snack items from April 3-13.  Bring items to C-215 and contact Ms. Littlefield Lanham for more information.


COLLEGE AND CAREER ANNOUNCEMENTS

Attention, Juniors! Before you know it, you’ll be filling out college applications! Do you know what a personal statement is? Have you ever seen sample topics of college admissions essays? What are some tips to help you get started?

Come to a college essay presentation! Get the information you need. An expert in the college admissions field will speak about writing the college essay.

Sessions will be held on Monday in L101 during 2nd and 3rd periods. If you have a class during those periods, get a “College Visitor Pass” from the CRC and have your teacher sign the pass ahead of time. This gives you permission to miss class and attend the program.

Many schools - including several of our own state universities - require essays as part of their applications. This will help you prepare. You can start on your essays this summer. Hope to see you on Monday in L101.

SPORTS ANNOUNCEMENTS

CONGRATULATIONS:  Warriors Girls Water Polo improved to 7 and 1 defeating Maine South 15 to 11. Kristen Burger added 8 goals in the win.

BOYS GOLF: If you are interested in playing Boys Golf next school year, please attend a brief informational meeting Tuesday, April 11th at 7:15am in G102 in Spec Gym.

THURSDAY, APRIL 6, 2017

SENIORS:  Please make sure you check your emails from Dr. Haugan regarding a senior picture request and a scholarship opportunity for seniors who will be attending Oakton in the fall. Deadline is Friday.

STUDENTS:  The fitness center will be open and available to students from 3:30pm-5pm on regular school days from now until final exams. Proper workout attire and student conduct are required. Come in for a great workout and GO Warriors!

STUDENTS:  The blood drive is Friday in C wing gym. Please take a moment to sign up in the cafeteria. All 16 and 17 year olds need a permission slip to be able to donate. You can also sign up on the Maine West website.

STUDENTS:  Do you have what it takes to be a model? Come to our Maine West Model search on Tuesday, April 11 after school in the Little Theater (L101) where you will be auditioning to model either a tuxedo or prom dress in the Maine West fashion show.

STUDENTS: Going to a prom this spring? Don't want to pay over $100 for a tux? Then enter the raffle for a free tux. Tickets are $1 or six tickets for $5 in the bookstore. Drawing will be April 13.

STUDENTS: Capitol Forum is teaming up with Stand Up for Kids and collecting travel-sized toiletries like soap, shampoo, deodorant, toothpaste and toothbrushes, feminine products, and individually-wrapped snack items. These items will make an immediate positive impact on the lives of area kids. Stand Up for Kids runs April 3-13. Bring items to C-215 and contact Ms. Littlefield Lanham for more information.


COLLEGE AND CAREER ANNOUNCEMENTS

It's Financial Aid Thursday in the CRC. Our FAFSA expert will be in a bit later today, arriving to the CRC at 10:30 AM.

Also, there will be several colleges visiting:
2nd – Simpson College
5th – Juniata College
6th – University of Nebraska-Lincoln and University of Wisconsin – La Crosse

Attention, Juniors! Before you know it, you’ll be filling out college applications! Do you know what a personal statement is? Have you ever seen sample topics of college admissions essays? What are some tips to help you get started?

Come to a college essay presentation! Get the information you need. An expert in the college admissions field will speak about writing the college essay.

Sessions will be held on Monday in L101 during 2nd and 3rd periods. If you have a class during those periods, get a “College Visitor Pass” from the CRC and have your teacher sign the pass ahead of time. This gives you permission to miss class and attend the program.

Many schools - including several of our own state universities - require essays as part of their applications. This will help you prepare. You can start on your essays this summer. Hope to see you on Monday in L101.

SPORTS ANNOUNCEMENTS

BOYS GOLF: If you are interested in playing Boys Golf next school year, please attend a brief informational meeting Tuesday, April 11th at 7:15am in G102 in Spec Gym.

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 5, 2017

SENIORS:  Please make sure you check your emails from Dr. Haugan regarding a senior picture request and a scholarship opportunity for seniors who will be attending Oakton in the fall. Deadline is Friday.

STUDENTS:  The fitness center will be open and available to students from 3:30pm-5pm on regular school days from now until final exams. Proper workout attire and student conduct are required. Come in for a great workout and GO Warriors!

STUDENTS:  The blood drive is Friday in C wing gym. Please take a moment to sign up in the cafeteria. All 16 and 17 year olds need a permission slip to be able to donate. You can also sign up on the Maine West website.

STUDENTS:  Do you have what it takes to be a model? Come to our Maine West Model search on Tuesday, April 11 after school in the Little Theater (L101) where you will be auditioning to model either a tuxedo or prom dress in the Maine West fashion show.

STUDENTS: Going to a prom this spring? Don't want to pay over $100 for a tux? Then enter the raffle for a free tux. Tickets are $1 or six tickets for $5 in the bookstore. Drawing will be April 13.

STUDENTS: Capitol Forum is teaming up with Stand Up for Kids and collecting travel-sized toiletries like soap, shampoo, deodorant, toothpaste and toothbrushes, feminine products, and individually-wrapped snack items. These items will make an immediate positive impact on the lives of area kids. Stand Up for Kids runs April 3-13. Bring items to C-215 and contact Ms. Littlefield Lanham for more information.

NATIONAL HONOR SOCIETY:  If you have been accepted as a new member of the 2017-18 National Honor Society, please attend our first mandatory meeting on Thursday, April 6 at 7:00 am in L101.  We will discuss officer roles and other important membership information.  If you haven't paid your $25 membership fee, please do so today.  This meeting is for new members only.

STUDENTS:  Freshmen, sophomores and seniors will not be in attendance on Wednesday, April 5th.
Juniors will be taking a required SAT test. Please note that Wednesday April 5th is NOT a Late Arrival Day. Juniors need to be in their assigned advisories by 7:45 am. You may find your room number in your schedule or on your student ID. Juniors testing with accommodations will not go to their advisories, they will receive a letter with their room assignment. Testing will conclude approximately at 12:30 pm and buses will depart by 12:40 pm

The April 5th SAT test is required for graduation so do not be absent on April 5th. See our Maine West website for instructions on what to bring and NOT to bring to testing. Good luck with your SAT.

COLLEGE AND CAREER ANNOUNCEMENTS

On Thursday, our FAFSA expert will be in the CRC from 10:30 AM -2:45 PM

Also, there will be several colleges visiting:
2nd – Simpson College
5th – Juniata College
6th – University of Nebraska-Lincoln and University of Wisconsin – La Crosse

SPORTS ANNOUNCEMENTS



TUESDAY, APRIL 4, 2017

Juniors have filled their 2nd container of pull tabs! Great job. Seniors have almost filled their second bottle of pull tabs. We are racing to the finish line. Remember, drink pull, drop. Your pull tabs are making a difference.

SENIORS:  Please make sure you check your emails from Dr. Haugan regarding a senior picture request and a scholarship opportunity for seniors who will be attending Oakton in the fall. Deadline is Friday.

STUDENTS:  The blood drive is Friday in C wing gym. Please take a moment to sign up in the cafeteria. All 16 and 17 year olds need a permission slip to be able to donate. You can also sign up on the Maine West website.

STUDENTS:  Do you have what it takes to be a model? Come to our Maine West Model search on Tuesday, April 11 after school in the Little Theater (L101) where you will be auditioning to model either a tuxedo or prom dress in the Maine West fashion show.

STUDENTS: Going to a prom this spring? Don't want to pay over $100 for a tux? Then enter the raffle for a free tux. Tickets are $1 or six tickets for $5 in the bookstore. Drawing will be April 13.

STUDENTS: Capitol Forum is teaming up with Stand Up for Kids and collecting travel-sized toiletries like soap, shampoo, deodorant, toothpaste and toothbrushes, feminine products, and individually-wrapped snack items. These items will make an immediate positive impact on the lives of area kids. Stand Up for Kids runs April 3-13. Bring items to C-215 and contact Ms. Littlefield Lanham for more information.

NATIONAL HONOR SOCIETY:  If you have been accepted as a new member of the 2017-18 National Honor Society, please attend our first mandatory meeting on Thursday, April 6 at 7:00 am in L101.  We will discuss officer roles and other important membership information.  If you haven't paid your $25 membership fee, please do so today.  This meeting is for new members only.

STUDENTS:  Freshmen, sophomores and seniors will not be in attendance on Wednesday, April 5th.
Juniors will be taking a required SAT test. Please note that Wednesday April 5th is NOT a Late Arrival Day. Juniors need to be in their assigned advisories by 7:45 am. You may find your room number in your schedule or on your student ID. Juniors testing with accommodations will not go to their advisories, they will receive a letter with their room assignment. Testing will conclude approximately at 12:30 pm and buses will depart by 12:40 pm

The April 5th SAT test is required for graduation so do not be absent on April 5th. See our Maine West website for instructions on what to bring and NOT to bring to testing. Good luck with your SAT.

COLLEGE AND CAREER ANNOUNCEMENTS



SPORTS ANNOUNCEMENTS

BOYS BASKETBALL: If you plan on playing basketball for Maine West next year, you must attend a mandatory and brief informational meeting on Tuesday, April 4th at 3:45 pm in G102. Plan on participating in open gym afterwards. If you're currently competing in a spring sport, you do not have to attend the meeting.

MONDAY, APRIL 3, 2017


STUDENTS:  The blood drive registration starts today in the student cafeteria. The 3rd blood drive of the school year is this Friday and we hope to get 200 students and staff to help save lives. Please register and pick up a permission slip at the Lifesource desk in the cafe. Let's go Maine West, we can make a difference to those that need it the most!

STUDENTS: Please join Student Council for our next meeting on April 4th at 7:10 AM in Room A201.

STUDENTS: You can win a free tuxedo rental for this years prom. Tickets are on sale in the bookstore. Winner will be announced April 13.

JUNIORS:  Don't forget to come to the COACH area of the LRC after school today if you want some last minute review for the SAT math test. The test is in 6 days. Plus there will be free snacks.

PING PONG:  Don't forget about Ping Pong Club on Monday from 3:30pm-5:30pm in H106. No experience necessary. Bring a friend or someone to hit around with.

STUDENTS: Capitol Forum is a small group of sophomore students dedicated to changing the world and getting people to recognize the importance of human rights. This year, they will be teaming up with Stand Up for Kids, an organization serving the homeless youth population in Chicago. We will collect essentials that will be distributed from the organization’s center in Lakeview. These items include travel-sized toiletries like soap, shampoo, deodorant, toothpaste and toothbrushes, feminine products, and individually-wrapped snack items. These items will make an immediate positive impact on the lives of area kids. Stand Up for Kids runs April 3-13. Bring items to C-215 and contact Ms. Littlefield Lanham for more information.

STUDENTS:  Freshmen, sophomores and seniors will not be in attendance on Wednesday, April 5th.
Juniors will be taking a required SAT test. Please note that Wednesday April 5th is NOT a Late Arrival Day. Juniors need to be in their assigned advisories by 7:45 am. You may find your room number in your schedule or on your student ID. Juniors testing with accommodations will not go to their advisories, they will receive a letter with their room assignment. Testing will conclude approximately at 12:30 pm and buses will depart by 12:40 pm

The April 5th SAT test is required for graduation so do not be absent on April 5th. See our Maine West website for instructions on what to bring and NOT to bring to testing. Good luck with your SAT.

COLLEGE AND CAREER ANNOUNCEMENTS



SPORTS ANNOUNCEMENTS

BOYS BASKETBALL: If you plan on playing basketball for Maine West next year, you must attend a mandatory and brief informational meeting on Tuesday, April 4th at 3:45 pm in G102. Plan on participating in open gym afterwards. If you're currently competing in a spring sport, you do not have to attend the meeting.


FRIDAY, MARCH 31, 2017

STUDENTS: Please join Student Council for our next meeting on April 4th at 7:10 AM in Room A201.

STUDENTS: You can win a free tuxedo rental for this years prom. Tickets are on sale in the bookstore. Winner will be announced April 13.

JUNIORS:  Don't forget to come to the COACH area of the LRC after school today if you want some last minute review for the SAT math test. The test is in 6 days. Plus there will be free snacks.

PING PONG:  Don't forget about Ping Pong Club on Monday from 3:30pm-5:30pm in H106. No experience necessary. Bring a friend or someone to hit around with.

STUDENTS:  Freshmen, sophomores and seniors will not be in attendance on Wednesday, April 5th.
Juniors will be taking a required SAT test. Please note that Wednesday April 5th is NOT a Late Arrival Day. Juniors need to be in their assigned advisories by 7:45 am. You may find your room number in your schedule or on your student ID. Juniors testing with accommodations will not go to their advisories, they will receive a letter with their room assignment. Testing will conclude approximately at 12:30 pm and buses will depart by 12:40 pm

The April 5th SAT test is required for graduation so do not be absent on April 5th. See our Maine West website for instructions on what to bring and NOT to bring to testing. Good luck with your SAT.




COLLEGE AND CAREER ANNOUNCEMENTS



SPORTS ANNOUNCEMENTS

THURSDAY, MARCH 30, 2017

STUDENTS: Please join Student Council for our next meeting on April 4th at 7:10 AM in Room A201.

STUDENTS: Don't forget about the PopShop on Tuesdays and Thursdays. We have Seasoned Popcorn, Giant Freeze Pops, and bringing back a weeks special of Ramen Noodles all for $1.00 each while supplies last. We also have Flaming Hot Seasoning on Popcorn for $2.00 each or 2 boxes for $3.00 while supplies last.

STUDENTS: You can win a free tuxedo rental for this years prom. Tickets are on sale in the bookstore. Winner will be announced April 13.

JUNIORS:  Don't forget to come to the COACH area of the LRC after school today if you want some last minute review for the SAT math test. The test is in 6 days. Plus there will be free snacks.

KEY CLUB:  Key club will meet Friday morning at 7:00 am in L101. Come meet our new officers.

PING PONG:  Don't forget about Ping Pong Club on Monday from 3:30pm-5:30pm in H106. No experience necessary. Bring a friend or someone to hit around with.

STUDENTS:  Freshmen, sophomores and seniors will not be in attendance on Wednesday, April 5th.
Juniors will be taking a required SAT test. Please note that Wednesday April 5th is NOT a Late Arrival Day. Juniors need to be in their assigned advisories by 7:45 am. You may find your room number in your schedule or on your student ID. Juniors testing with accommodations will not go to their advisories, they will receive a letter with their room assignment. Testing will conclude approximately at 12:30 pm and buses will depart by 12:40 pm

The April 5th SAT test is required for graduation so do not be absent on April 5th. See our Maine West website for instructions on what to bring and NOT to bring to testing. Good luck with your SAT.

COLLEGE AND CAREER ANNOUNCEMENTS

Our FAFSA expert will be in the CRC today. Seniors, bring in your award letters to get help comparing them and to understand each component. Juniors, come in to ask questions about paying for college and scholarship searches.

SPORTS ANNOUNCEMENTS

The Varsity Badminton team cemented itself as the best in District 207 this week, soundly defeating both Maine South and Maine East. The girls jump started the match against South, winning all 6 doubles games, leading to a 16-2 victory.

Against Maine East, the Warriors were victorious in every game, winning 18-0. The JV team and the Freshman team also beat both Maine South and Maine East, making it a clean sweep for the program over our district rivals. Way to go girls!!!






WEDNESDAY, MARCH 29, 2017

STUDENTS: Welcome Back and don't forget about the PopShop on Tuesdays and Thursdays. We have Seasoned Popcorn, Giant Freeze Pops, and bringing back a weeks special of Ramen Noodles all for $1.00 each while supplies last. We also have Flaming Hot Seasoning on Popcorn for $2.00 each or 2 boxes for $3.00 while supplies last.

STUDENTS: You can win a free tuxedo rental for this years prom. Tickets are on sale in the bookstore. Winner will be announced April 13.

STUDENTS:  Want to to be a part of helping secure the release of a mother of two unjustly imprisoned in Mexico for FIVE YEARS? Come and join Voice for the Nameless as we take our next steps to win the release of Veronica Razo. Thursday at 7 AM in H106.

SENIORS: All seniors graduating in May 2017 must come to the counselor's office to verify their name as it should appear on their diploma. It should be the name on your birth certificate. A roster will be available on a clipboard in the counselor's office. Please initial next to your name.

JUNIORS:  The SAT is only 8 days away! Come to the COACH area of the LRC on Thursday, March 30, after school to review for the math portion of the SAT. You can review either the part with the calculator or the non-calculator portion of the math test.

KEY CLUB:  Key club will meet Friday morning at 7:00 am in L101. Come meet our new officers.


COLLEGE AND CAREER ANNOUNCEMENTS

Today is Walk In For Work Day in the CRC. Come speak with the Career Coordinator about opportunities for job shadowing, internships, part-time jobs and more! Get some experience over the summer in your field of interest! See if it is a good fit.

Our FAFSA expert will be in the CRC on Thursday. Seniors, bring in your award letters to get help comparing them and to understand each component. Juniors, come in to ask questions about paying for college and scholarship searches!

SPORTS ANNOUNCEMENTS

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 27, 2017

STUDENTS: Welcome Back and don't forget about the PopShop on Tuesdays and Thursdays. We have Seasoned Popcorn, Giant Freeze Pops, and bringing back a weeks special of Ramen Noodles all for $1.00 each while supplies last. We also have Flaming Hot Seasoning on Popcorn for $2.00 each or 2 boxes for $3.00 while supplies last.

STUDENTS: You can win a free tuxedo rental for this years prom. Tickets are on sale in the bookstore. Winner will be announced April 13. 

STUDENTS:  Want to to be a part of helping secure the release of a mother of two unjustly imprisoned in Mexico for FIVE YEARS? Come and join Voice for the Nameless as we take our next steps to win the release of Veronica Razo. Thursday at 7 AM in H106.

SENIORS: All seniors graduating in May 2017 must come to the counselor's office to verify their name as it should appear on their diploma. It should be the name on your birth certificate. A roster will be available on a clipboard in the counselor's office. Please initial next to your name.

KEY CLUB:  Key club will meet Friday morning at 7:00 am in L101. Come meet our new officers.


COLLEGE AND CAREER ANNOUNCEMENTS

The following schools will be in the CRC today:

2nd – Ferris State University
3rd – Dominican University
4th – The University of Maryland

Wednesday is Walk In For Work Day in the CRC. Come speak with the Career Coordinator about opportunities for job shadowing, internships, part-time jobs and more! Get some experience over the summer in your field of interest! See if it is a good fit.

Our FAFSA expert will be in the CRC on Thursday. Seniors, bring in your award letters to get help comparing them and to understand each component. Juniors, come in to ask questions about paying for college and scholarship searches!

SPORTS ANNOUNCEMENTS

Last Saturday the girls badminton team competed at Buffalo Grove. Sandra George won a medal at 3rd singles and the doubles team of Brooke Gorski and Megan Kalinowski brought home a medal at 1st doubles. This week the team battles at Maine South today and at Maine East on Wednesday. Come see them play against Taft on Friday after school in Spec Gym.

MONDAY, MARCH 27, 2017

WELCOME BACK!



SENIORS:  All seniors graduating in May 2017 must come to the counselor's office to verify their name as it should appear on their diploma.  It should be the name on your birth certificate.  A roster will be available on a clipboard in the counselor's office.  Please initial next to your name.


FRIDAY, MARCH 17, 2017

How else can you take action to Kick Butts? Sign the campaign to eliminate the sale of cigarette and tobacco products at Walgreens. How is Walgreens "on the corner of healthy and happy" selling products that are the antithesis of healthy such as tobacco. 

At the 12th annual Faculty vs. Students Scholastic Bowl competition, the teachers won in a close match that was as exciting as the upcoming NCAA tournament games. The final score was Teachers 250 and Students 170. After a 2 year slump, the teachers are back and are up overall 9-3. Thanks to all who attended.

STUDENTS: Capture the moment. Your Polaroid moment.  Keep an eye out TODAY for Neli Peeva and Ivonne Sanchez to take pictures of your friends and your spirit wear. Capture the moment with an INSTANT picture for $1 TODAY before, during, or after school. Proceeds will help benefit St. Baldricks. Don’t forget to have your Polaroid Moment.

STUDENTS:  ​If you are looking for a summer job and like to work with children, apply for the summer tutoring program through District 207. Our high school students work as classroom aides in the elementary school districts during summer school. The online application is open through March 20th. Stop in the CRC or snap the QR code from one of our flyers around the building.

SENIORS:  All seniors graduating in May 2017 must come to the counselor's office to verify their name as it should appear on their diploma.  It should be the name on your birth certificate.  A roster will be available on a clipboard in the counselor's office.  Please initial next to your name.

WESTERNER: If you'd like to be a school leader as part of next year's Westerner staff, applications are due today for writers, photographers, artists and editors.  You can get an application in the Westerner office -- A200 -- or online.

INDO-PAK:  Join Indo-Pak club in celebrating Holi today 4:00 p.m. in H106. Wear your white and be prepared to have fun and get soaked in color as we recognize Holi, the festival of colors,  Holi is a Hindu spring festival traditionally celebrated in India and Nepal. The festival signifies the victory of good over evil, the arrival of spring and the end of winter. We will be throwing the color outside so be prepared for the weather.  Afterwards, we will warm up inside by enjoying music and snacks.


COLLEGE AND CAREER ANNOUNCEMENTS



SPORTS ANNOUNCEMENTS

CONGRATULATIONS:  The Maine West girls water polo team hosted Libertyville on Tuesday and won 11 to 3 improving to 3 and 0.





THURSDAY, MARCH 16, 2017

What can you do to help in the fight to Kick Butts? Take action! Knock tobacco out of the park. Join the campaign to eliminate smokeless tobacco use by the LMB players.  Athletes are role models to impressionable youth and reinforces the tobacco industry's message that tobacco use is okay. It's not. Google it and sign the campaign. Your signature counts.

STUDENTS: Today is Pot of Gold/Gold Rush
                       Friday, Wear Green for St. Baldricks

CONGRATULATONS:  Congratulations to the entire Mock Trial Team for competing at the State Competition at the University of Illinois at Champaign for the second straight year last weekend. Catherine Buchaniec earned the Oustanding Attorney Award and Matthew Montinile earned the Outstanding Witness Award.

STUDENTS:  Please do not forget about visiting the PopShop today. Kettle Corn seasoning in back in stock. Also, get your Flaming Cheetos Mix. Thanks for helping out the School wide fundraiser.

STUDENTS: Capture the moment. Your Polaroid moment. Keep an eye out TODAY for Neli Peeva and Ivonne Sanchez to take pictures of your friends and your spirit wear. Capture the moment with an INSTANT picture for just $1 TODAY before, during, or after school. Proceeds will help benefit St. Baldricks. Don’t forget to have your Polaroid Moment.

STUDENTS:  ​If you are looking for a summer job and like to work with children, apply for the summer tutoring program through District 207. Our high school students work as classroom aides in the elementary school districts during summer school. The online application is open through March 20th. Stop in the CRC or snap the QR code from one of our flyers around the building.

SENIORS:  All seniors graduating in May 2017 must come to the counselor's office to verify their name as it should appear on their diploma.  It should be the name on your birth certificate.  A roster will be available on a clipboard in the counselor's office.  Please initial next to your name.

WESTERNER: For almost 60 years, the Westerner student newspaper has been the voice of students at Maine West in print and in social media. Covering everything from Maine West events to student talents to national and global issues. The award-winning Westerner keeps students informed about their world, no matter if it is the Orchesis show or the spring play, the basketball team or the math team, presidential executive actions or climate change, the dominance of Netflix or the excitement of the NCAA tournament. The Westerner covers it all. If you'd like to be a school leader as part of next year's Westerner staff, applications are due March 17 for writers, photographers, artists and editors.
You can get an application in the Westerner office -- A200 -- or online at tinyurl.com/WesternerApp.

JUNIORS: After school today there will be a short SAT reading practice session in the COACH area of the LRC. Get a quick refresher and a free treat (if you're one of the first 20 students).

INDO-PAK:  Join Indo-Pak club in celebrating Holi tomorrow at 4:00 p.m. in H106. Wear your white and be prepared to have fun and get soaked in color as we recognize Holi, the festival of colors,  Holi is a Hindu spring festival traditionally celebrated in India and Nepal. The festival signifies the victory of good over evil, the arrival of spring and the end of winter. We will be throwing the color outside so be prepared for the weather.  Afterwards, we will warm up inside by enjoying music and snacks.


COLLEGE AND CAREER ANNOUNCEMENTS

The following colleges will be in the CRC today:
   5th – University of Kentucky
   6th – Western Illinois University
   8th – DePaul University

It’s also Financial Aid Thursday in the CRC. Come in to ask questions about paying for college, scholarships, and financial aid packages. Seniors are encouraged to bring in award letters to get a clear understanding of what the breakdown of the costs. The specialist will be here from 8:30 AM – 2:45 PM.

Next, the Maine West Scholarship Fund application is due today in the CRC. Be sure to submit the application and the letters of recommendation.

The Deadline for the Maine West Scholars Rivers Casino Scholarship for Oakton Community College has been extended. These will be due by April 7. However, if you have a completed application, be sure to get that in by the end of the day today for priority consideration.

Remember that Spring Break is a great time to visit colleges. Whether you are traveling or staying in town, there are always colleges in the area! Try to get to a college campus so you can get first-hand knowledge of what a college looks and feels like….and if it is a good fit for you.

SPORTS ANNOUNCEMENTS

Maine Hockey invites all to cheer on Jv1 at the Blackhawk Cup / Illinois State Championship. A dominant 5 - 0 victory over glenbard has propelled JV1 to the state championship game. Thursday evening at 6:40 pm JV1 plays against BGHW (Buffalo Grove, Hersey, Wheeling) for the highest high school hockey title in the state. Admission is $3. At "the edge" ice arena in Bensenville.




WEDNESDAY, MARCH 15, 2017

Why is Kick Butts Day important to recognize? Because every day, more than 3,000 kids under 18 try smoking for the first time and 700 kids become new regular, daily smokers. Nicotine, one of the components in cigarettes, is incredibly addictive, making smoking one of the most difficult drug addictions to break. 

STUDENTS:  Today is Rainbow/Wacky Wednesday
                       Thursday is Pot of Gold/Gold Rush
                       Friday, Wear Green for St. Baldricks

STUDENTS:  Please do not forget about visiting the PopShop Tuesday and Thursday this week. Kettle Corn Seasoning in back in stock. Also, get your Flaming Cheetos Mix. Thanks for helping out the School wide fundraiser.

STUDENTS: Capture the moment. Your Polaroid moment.  Keep an eye out TODAY for Neli Peeva and Ivonne Sanchez to take pictures of your friends and your spirit wear. Capture the moment with an INSTANT picture for just $1 TODAY before, during, or after school! Proceeds will help benefit St. Baldricks. Don’t forget to have your Polaroid Moment!

STAFF AND STUDENTS:  We would love to see you at the 12th annual Faculty vs. Students Scholastic Bowl competition after school in the faculty cafeteria today. Teachers are up overall 8-3 but students have won the past two years. Who will emerge as the trivia champion?

STUDENTS:  If you applied to be a member of the 2017-18 National Honor Society, you may pick up your informational letter in the Warrior Room after school today until 3:40 pm.  You must come in person to pick up your own letter.  You may not pick up a letter for someone else.  If you do not pick up your letter at that time, you will receive your letter from your English teacher on Thursday.

STUDENTS:  ​If you are looking for a summer job and like to work with children, apply for the summer tutoring program through District 207. Our high school students work as classroom aides in the elementary school districts during summer school. The online application is open through March 20th. Stop in the CRC or snap the QR code from one of our flyers around the building.

SENIORS:  All seniors graduating in May 2017 must come to the counselor's office to verify their name as it should appear on their diploma.  It should be the name on your birth certificate.  A roster will be available on a clipboard in the counselor's office.  Please initial next to your name.

WESTERNER: For almost 60 years, the Westerner student newspaper has been the voice of students at Maine West in print and in social media. Covering everything from Maine West events to student talents to national and global issues. The award-winning Westerner keeps students informed about their world, no matter if it is the Orchesis show or the spring play, the basketball team or the math team, presidential executive actions or climate change, the dominance of Netflix or the excitement of the NCAA tournament. The Westerner covers it all. If you'd like to be a school leader as part of next year's Westerner staff, applications are due March 17 for writers, photographers, artists and editors.
You can get an application in the Westerner office -- A200 -- or online at tinyurl.com/WesternerApp.

JUNIORS: Worried about the SAT? Want a short practice session for the reading section? Come to COACH in the back of the LRC on Thursday, March 16, after school until 4. There will be free treats for the first 20 students.


COLLEGE AND CAREER ANNOUNCEMENTS

SENIORS: Time is running out for you to have a chance to receive a $1,000 scholarship from the Maine West Scholarship Fund. All applications and references must be completed and turned in to the CRC by Thursday, March 16th. ​If you have any questions, see or email Mrs. Rey or Mr. Ebrahimi.​

SPORTS ANNOUNCEMENTS