WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 15, 2017

STUDENTS:  Beat the cold with a comfy, cozy "West is Best" sweatshirt. A new supply has just arrived in the bookstore, and all sizes are available. Pick up yours for only $20. Wear it with pride because we all know "West is Best."

STUDENTS:  Maine West's 2nd annual Dodge Ball Tournament will take place February 22nd at 6:00 pm in Spec Gym. There will be no divisions this year. Teams can be co-ed or non co-ed as well a mix of players from any class. You must form a team of 6 and the cost is $30 per team. All proceeds will benefit our school wide fundraiser St. Baldricks.  If you are interested, please get the sign up form in the main office or bookstore. The deadline to sign up is Thursday, February 16th.


NATIONAL HONOR SOCIETY:  Remember the data match forms you filled out in English class? They are here.  Buy yours in the cafe duirng lunch periods.  $2 for your class matches.  $3 for your matches for all classes at Maine West.  Find your perfect match this week.

Also, if you are qualified to apply to NHS, applications are due in the main office today by 3:30 pm. No extensions or exceptions.

JUNIORS:  Do you like hands-on, self-directed, practical learning experiences? If so, consider taking clinical government this summer! We hold class at City Hall in downtown Des Plaines. Come to C220 to pick up an application or talk to Mr. Fouts in C212. Act now! Deadline THURSDAY!

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

MAINE WEST GIRL ATHLETES:  If you are interested in playing soccer in the Spring please come to our pre-season mandatory meeting in H106 at 3:30 pm today.

GIRLS WATER POLO:  If you are interested in joining girls water polo, there will be an informational meeting today after school in D114. Water Polo season begins on February 27 and registration is now open.

If you would like to volunteer for the Special Ed Basketball Tournament on February 18th, volunteer sheets are in C102. We need help with team buddies, concessions, referees and scorekeepers. If you have any questions, please see Mrs. Pettyjohn.