MONDAY, FEBRUARY 27, 2017


CONGRATULATIONS:  This past week, our Mock Trial Team competed in two tournaments at Rolling Meadows and Waukegan. Congratulations to Catherine Buchaniec and Thomas Scheck for winning the Outstanding Attorney Award, and to Matthew Montinile for winning the Outstanding Witness Award. Also, congratulations to the Mock Trial Team for qualifying for the State Tournament in Champaign for the second straight year. Next week, West will be hosting fourteen teams in our first annual Mock Trial Invitational.

SENIORS:  Starting today, 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.

STUDENTS:  Would you like to have lunch with Teddy and 9 of your friends? Buy a raffle ticket for $1 or buy 7 tickets for $5. One winner will be drawn on March 3, and he or she will have a free pizza lunch with 9 friends and hang out with Teddy. Get your tickets in the cafeteria from a member of SALT - the Student Activities Leadership Team.

SPRING PLAY AUDITIONS: Auditions for this year's Spring Play, "Disassembly" will be held after school on Wednesday, March 1 and Thursday, March 2 from 3:30 to 6:30. No experience? No problem! Anyone is welcome to audition and give it a try without obligation. Audition materials and sign up are available outside the FA office in E Wing. See Mr. Harmon if you have any questions.

PING PONG:  There will be Ping Pong today at 3:30 pm in H106. Please bring a partner to hit around with. No experience necessary and you can leave anytime.

COLLEGE AND CAREER ANNOUNCEMENTS

SENIORS: Applications for our very own Maine West Scholarship Fund and Oakton Scholarships are now available in the CRC and on the Student Services website. If you plan on attending any post-secondary school in the fall after graduation, we encourage you to apply. All applications are due back by March 16th. If you have questions, email Mrs. Rey or Mr. Ebrahimi.


SPORTS ANNOUNCEMENTS

GIRLS WATER POLO:  Please register on Maine West's athletic website before the first practice on Monday, February 27 at 5:30 pm.

BOYS TENNIS:  All boys playing tennis this spring should meet in B-113 after school today. We will be distributing the meet schedule and going over the practice plan for the start of the season.
If you can not attend, please be sure to see Coach Swistak in B-113 beforehand.

GIRLS BADMINTON: Freshman badminton tryouts are TODAY after school in B-wing gym.

GIRLS FRESHMAN AND JV SOCCER:  Due to a change in the schedule, your tryout has been moved to after school today. Meet your coaches in the foyer were they will take you out to the fields.

FRESHAN BOYS BASEBALL:  We will have day 1 of try-outs today after school until 5:00 pm. Meet in C-wing and we will go outside. Day 2 of try-outs will be tomorrow5:45 pm - 7:45 pm B-wing Gym and Wednesday 5:45 pm - 7:30 pm Spec gym. Make sure your parents have registered you on 8 to 18 athletic site and up to date physical is required. Any questions look for Coach Aguirre in B-211.


SOFTBALL:  Freshman tryouts begin today immediately after school in A-Wing Gym. Sophomores-Seniors will start on Tuesday.