TUESDAY, MAY 23, 2017

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

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

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

COLLEGE AND CAREER ANNOUNCEMENTS

SPORTS ANNOUNCEMENTS

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

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

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

MONDAY, MAY 22, 2017

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

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


COLLEGE AND CAREER ANNOUNCEMENTS


SPORTS ANNOUNCEMENTS

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

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

FRIDAY, MAY 19, 2017

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

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

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

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


COLLEGE AND CAREER ANNOUNCEMENTS

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

SPORTS ANNOUNCEMENTS

THURSDAY, MAY 18, 2017

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

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

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

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

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

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

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


COLLEGE AND CAREER ANNOUNCEMENTS

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

SPORTS ANNOUNCEMENTS


WEDNESDAY, MAY 17, 2017

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

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

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

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

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

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


COLLEGE AND CAREER ANNOUNCEMENTS

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

SPORTS ANNOUNCEMENTS

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

TUESDAY, MAY 16, 2017

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

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

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

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

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

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


COLLEGE AND CAREER ANNOUNCEMENTS

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

FRIDAY, MAY 12, 2017



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

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

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

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

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

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

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


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

THURSDAY, MAY 11, 2017



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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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


COLLEGE AND CAREER ANNOUNCEMENTS

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

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

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

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

TUESDAY, MAY 9, 2017



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


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


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


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


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


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


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

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

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


COLLEGE AND CAREER ANNOUNCEMENTS

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


SPORTS ANNOUNCEMENTS

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


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

MONDAY, MAY 8, 2017





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



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



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



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



STUDENTS: Pi Sigma Pi Members,

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



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



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


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

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

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

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



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



COLLEGE AND CAREER ANNOUNCEMENTS


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


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



SPORTS ANNOUNCEMENTS


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


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

FRIDAY, MAY 5, 2017





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




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




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







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







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







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







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







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







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







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










COLLEGE AND CAREER ANNOUNCEMENTS







The following visitors will be in the CRC today:







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







5th - Illinois National Guard







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







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




SPORTS ANNOUNCEMENTS






THURSDAY, MAY 4, 2017

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

COLLEGE AND CAREER ANNOUNCEMENTS 

The following visitors will be in the CRC today:

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

4th - Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising

5th - Illinois National Guard

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

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


SPORTS ANNOUNCEMENTS

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

WEDNESDAY, MAY 3, 2017

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

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


COLLEGE AND CAREER ANNOUNCEMENTS 

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


SPORTS ANNOUNCEMENTS


TUESDAY, MAY 2, 2017

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

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

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

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

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

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


COLLEGE AND CAREER ANNOUNCEMENTS

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


SPORTS ANNOUNCEMENTS

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