THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 1, 2018

The Maine West Canned Food Drive started Monday, October 22nd and runs through November 2nd. There will be a competition for the first period class that brings in the most non-perishable and canned food items. The winning class will receive a gourmet breakfast. All items will be taken to the Des Plaines Self Help Pantry. First period teachers should have received an email with instructions. If you have not, please contact Ms. Archer or Ms.Lloyd.

The canned food drive results are in: currently there is an 11 can average in Ms. Lloyd's class, an 8.9 can average in Ms. Jacob's class and third place is neck and neck - Mr. Hassman with a 1.78 can average & Mr. Gray with a 1.77 can average. THURSDAY is a DOUBLE POINTS DAY! May the best class win.
STUDENTS:  Day of Dead will be celebrated today after school in H106. We will be having food, music, a day of the dead altar, a presentation and sweets to celebrate this important day in Mexico and some Central American countries. We invite all to celebrate with us!

STUDENTS:  Come out and Help Pack the Bus Friday, November 2nd after school in front of the school. We will be packing a school bus with canned food to take to the Des Plaines Self Help Pantry.

RC CAR CLUB:  Do you own an RC Car, like a Traxxa, Kyosho, or Tamiya performance car? If so, join the newest club here at Maine West, the RC Car Club. Whether you drift 240s and R34s or scale rough terrain with Blazers and Explorers, this club is for you. Charge your batteries and glow plugs and meet the RC Car Club on the Tennis Courts Monday, November 5th after school.

HARRY POTTER CLUB: There is a Harry Potter Club meeting in the Library after school today. We will be finalizing our plans to see fantastic beasts two in a couple weeks. Make sure you come and get your spot!

STUDENT COUNCIL:  Student Council will meet Monday, November 5th during 5X and 5Z in
L101.  All are welcome!

FASHION & COSMETOLOGY CLUB:  Fashion & Cosmetology Club is sponsoring the Dress for Success raffle fundraiser from November 5-9. Raffle tickets are $1 each and you can enter for a chance to win an assortment of prizes. Tickets will be sold in the café during lunch periods and the drawing will be after school on Friday, November 9. All proceeds will benefit the Dress for Success organization to help empower women to achieve economic independence. We are also hosting a donation drive to collect career apparel for women, including accessories, handbags, shoes and jewelry. Donations will be accepted in the bin at the front entrance from November 5 - 9.

STUDENTS: There are plenty of high paying jobs you can get in two years or less. Come to the Maine West Options fair TODAY around the cafeteria during lunch periods. Programs will be representing 2-year degrees, certificates, training programs, trade schools and more. You don't want to miss out on these opportunities for your future!

COLLEGE VISITS:  Loyola University Chicago and Northeastern Illinois University will be visiting Maine West this Friday during 2nd and 5th periods respectively. Please stop by the CCRC to get a College Visit pass from Mr. Dailey.

BOYS BASKETBALL:  Attention all boys interested in trying out for the basketball team this year. Tryouts will begin on Monday, November 5th at 3:35 pm. Please search online for the boys basketball program´s website, instagram, twitter, and facebook feeds for all tryout details. In order to tryout, online registration and an updated physical must be turned into the athletic office by Friday, November 2nd. Continue the championship tradition at Maine West by competing for the boys basketball program this winter.


STUDENTS/STAFF:
Come out to a night of billions of stars! (or at least a few dozen, and maybe a planet or two)
The Maine South Astronomy Club will be hosting a community outreach event on the evening of Saturday November 10 starting at 5:30 pm.  In conjunction with Maine South's School Wide Fundraiser, in support of the Dup15q Alliance, admission will be $3 per individual and $5 for families of 3 or more people. There will be a chance to purchase raffle tickets to win prizes, with all proceeds split between the School Wide Fundraiser and the Astronomy Club.

The evening will begin with a series of five minute lectures in the school library given by Maine South students on a variety of astronomy related topics. After about 30 minutes, we will walk out to the school's north field, and we will help people make observations with the school's telescopes. This is designed for people who are astronomy curious from ages 8 through 80. We plan to end the evening by 7:00 pm.

We are asking that people register by e-mailing Tom Egan at tegan@maine207.org so we can contact interested persons in the event of inclement weather and cancellation.

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 31, 2018


The Maine West Canned Food Drive started Monday, October 22nd and runs through November 2nd. There will be a competition for the first period class that brings in the most non-perishable and canned food items. The winning class will receive a gourmet breakfast. All items will be taken to the Des Plaines Self Help Pantry. First period teachers should have received an email with instructions. If you have not, please contact Ms. Archer or Ms.Lloyd.

STUDENTS:  Come out and Help Pack the Bus Friday, November 2nd after school in front of the school. We will be packing a school bus with canned food to take to the Des Plaines Self Help Pantry.

STUDENTS:  The LRC is sponsoring a Halloween Costume Contest today.  Come to the LRC dressed for Halloween success.  Here is how to win the contest:  We will take a photo of you for our Instagram page at @mwlibrary; get your friends to go to our page and like your photo; the one with the most LIKES wins MW stuff.  We hope to see you in your Halloween best.

RC CAR CLUB:  Do you own an RC Car, like a Traxxa, Kyosho, or Tamiya performance car? If so, join the newest club here at Maine West, the RC Car Club. Whether you drift 240s and R34s or scale rough terrain with Blazers and Explorers, this club is for you. Charge your batteries and glow plugs and meet the RC Car Club on the Tennis Courts Monday, November 5th after school.

HARRY POTTER CLUB: There is a Harry Potter Club meeting in the Library after school on Thursday, November 1. We will be finalizing our plans to see fantastic beasts two in a couple weeks. Make sure you come and get your spot!

STUDENT COUNCIL:  Student Council will meet Monday, November 5th during 5X and 5Z in
L101.  All are welcome!

FASHION & COSMETOLOGY CLUB:  Fashion & Cosmetology Club is sponsoring the Dress for Success raffle fundraiser from November 5-9. Raffle tickets are $1 each and you can enter for a chance to win an assortment of prizes. Tickets will be sold in the café during lunch periods and the drawing will be after school on Friday, November 9. All proceeds will benefit the Dress for Success organization to help empower women to achieve economic independence. We are also hosting a donation drive to collect career apparel for women, including accessories, handbags, shoes and jewelry. Donations will be accepted in the bin at the front entrance from November 5 - 9.

COLLEGE VISITS:  Loyola University Chicago and Northeastern Illinois University will be visiting Maine West this Friday during 2nd and 5th periods respectively. Please stop by the CCRC to get a College Visit pass from Mr. Dailey.

BOYS BASKETBALL:  Attention all boys interested in trying out for the basketball team this year. Tryouts will begin on Monday, November 5th at 3:35 pm. Please search online for the boys basketball program´s website, instagram, twitter, and facebook feeds for all tryout details. In order to tryout, online registration and an updated physical must be turned into the athletic office by Friday, November 2nd. Continue the championship tradition at Maine West by competing for the boys basketball program this winter.


STUDENTS/STAFF:
Come out to a night of billions of stars! (or at least a few dozen, and maybe a planet or two)
The Maine South Astronomy Club will be hosting a community outreach event on the evening of Saturday November 10 starting at 5:30 pm.  In conjunction with Maine South's School Wide Fundraiser, in support of the Dup15q Alliance, admission will be $3 per individual and $5 for families of 3 or more people. There will be a chance to purchase raffle tickets to win prizes, with all proceeds split between the School Wide Fundraiser and the Astronomy Club.

The evening will begin with a series of five minute lectures in the school library given by Maine South students on a variety of astronomy related topics. After about 30 minutes, we will walk out to the school's north field, and we will help people make observations with the school's telescopes. This is designed for people who are astronomy curious from ages 8 through 80. We plan to end the evening by 7:00 pm.

We are asking that people register by e-mailing Tom Egan at tegan@maine207.org so we can contact interested persons in the event of inclement weather and cancellation.

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 30, 2018

The Maine West Canned Food Drive started Monday, October 22nd and runs through November 2nd. There will be a competition for the first period class that brings in the most non-perishable and canned food items. The winning class will receive a gourmet breakfast. All items will be taken to the Des Plaines Self Help Pantry. First period teachers should have received an email with instructions. If you have not, please contact Ms. Archer or Ms.Lloyd.

STUDENTS:  Come out and Help Pack the Bus Friday, November 2nd after school in front of the school. We will be packing a school bus with canned food to take to the Des Plaines Self Help Pantry.

STUDENTS:  The LRC is sponsoring a Halloween Costume Contest on Wednesday, October 31.  Come to the LRC dressed for Halloween success on October 31.  Here is how to win the contest:  We will take a photo of you for our Instagram page at @mwlibrary; get your friends to go to our page and like your photo; the one with the most LIKES wins MW stuff.  We hope to see you in your Halloween best.

STUDENTS:  Hispanic Club will be having a Mexican Hot Chocolate and Sweet Bread today before school in front of the cafeteria. $1/cup and $1/sweet bread.  Day of Dead (Dia De los Muertos) will be celebrated on November 1st after school in H106. We will be having food, music, a day of the dead altar, a presentation and sweets to celebrate this important day in Mexico and some Central American countries. We invite all to celebrate with us!

RC CAR CLUB:  Do you own an RC Car, like a Traxxa, Kyosho, or Tamiya performance car? If so, join the newest club here at Maine West, the RC Car Club. Whether you drift 240s and R34s or scale rough terrain with Blazers and Explorers, this club is for you. Charge your batteries and glow plugs and meet the RC Car Club on the Tennis Courts this Monday, November 5th after school.

AMERICAN SIGN LANGUAGE CLUB:  There is ASL Club in the Library right after school today! If you have been wanting to join, there is no time limit, come to any meeting.

HARRY POTTER CLUB: There is a Harry Potter Club meeting in the Library after school on Thursday, November 1. We will be finalizing our plans to see fantastic beasts two in a couple weeks. Make sure you come and get your spot!

FASHION & COSMETOLOGY CLUB:  Fashion & Cosmetology Club is sponsoring the Dress for Success raffle fundraiser from November 5-9. Raffle tickets are $1 each and you can enter for a chance to win an assortment of prizes. Tickets will be sold in the café during lunch periods and the drawing will be after school on Friday, November 9. All proceeds will benefit the Dress for Success organization to help empower women to achieve economic independence. We are also hosting a donation drive to collect career apparel for women, including accessories, handbags, shoes and jewelry. Donations will be accepted in the bin at the front entrance from November 5 - 9.

COLLEGE VISITS:  Loyola University Chicago and Northeastern Illinois University will be visiting Maine West this Friday during 2nd and 5th periods respectively. Please stop by the CCRC to get a College Visit pass from Mr. Dailey.
 
BOYS BASKETBALL:  Attention all boys interested in trying out for the basketball team this year. Tryouts will begin on Monday, November 5th at 3:35 pm. Please search online for the boys basketball program´s website, instagram, twitter, and facebook feeds for all tryout details. In order to tryout, online registration and an updated physical must be turned into the athletic office by Friday, November 2nd. Continue the championship tradition at Maine West by competing for the boys basketball program this winter.


STUDENTS/STAFF:
Come out to a night of billions of stars! (or at least a few dozen, and maybe a planet or two)
The Maine South Astronomy Club will be hosting a community outreach event on the evening of Saturday November 10 starting at 5:30 pm.  In conjunction with Maine South's School Wide Fundraiser, in support of the Dup15q Alliance, admission will be $3 per individual and $5 for families of 3 or more people. There will be a chance to purchase raffle tickets to win prizes, with all proceeds split between the School Wide Fundraiser and the Astronomy Club.

The evening will begin with a series of five minute lectures in the school library given by Maine South students on a variety of astronomy related topics. After about 30 minutes, we will walk out to the school's north field, and we will help people make observations with the school's telescopes. This is designed for people who are astronomy curious from ages 8 through 80. We plan to end the evening by 7:00 pm.

We are asking that people register by e-mailing Tom Egan at tegan@maine207.org so we can contact interested persons in the event of inclement weather and cancellation.

MONDAY, OCTOBER 29, 2018


The Maine West Canned Food Drive started Monday, October 22nd and runs through November 2nd. There will be a competition for the first period class that brings in the most non-perishable and canned food items. The winning class will receive a gourmet breakfast. All items will be taken to the Des Plaines Self Help Pantry. First period teachers should have received an email with instructions. If you have not, please contact Ms. Archer or Ms.Lloyd.

STUDENTS:  The LRC is sponsoring a Halloween Costume Contest on Wednesday, October 31.  Come to the LRC dressed for Halloween success on October 31.  Here is how to win the contest:  We will take a photo of you for our Instagram page at @mwlibrary; get your friends to go to our page and like your photo; the one with the most LIKES wins MW stuff.  We hope to see you in your Halloween best.

STUDENTS:  Hispanic Club will be having a Mexican Hot Chocolate and Sweet Bread sale on Tuesday, October 30th before school in front of the cafeteria. $1/cup and $1/sweet bread.  Day of Dead (Dia De los Muertos) will be celebrated on November 1st after school in H106. We will be having food, music, a day of the dead altar, a presentation and sweets to celebrate this important day in Mexico and some Central American countries. We invite all to celebrate with us!

BOYS BASKETBALL:  Attention all boys interested in trying out for the basketball team this year. Tryouts will begin on Monday, November 5th at 3:35 pm. Please search online for the boys basketball program´s website, instagram, twitter, and facebook feeds for all tryout details. In order to tryout, online registration and an updated physical must be turned into the athletic office by Friday, November 2nd. Continue the championship tradition at Maine West by competing for the boys basketball program this winter.
STUDENTS/STAFF:
Come out to a night of billions of stars! (or at least a few dozen, and maybe a planet or two)
The Maine South Astronomy Club will be hosting a community outreach event on the evening of Saturday November 10 starting at 5:30 pm.  In conjunction with Maine South's School Wide Fundraiser, in support of the Dup15q Alliance, admission will be $3 per individual and $5 for families of 3 or more people. There will be a chance to purchase raffle tickets to win prizes, with all proceeds split between the School Wide Fundraiser and the Astronomy Club.

The evening will begin with a series of five minute lectures in the school library given by Maine South students on a variety of astronomy related topics. After about 30 minutes, we will walk out to the school's north field, and we will help people make observations with the school's telescopes. This is designed for people who are astronomy curious from ages 8 through 80. We plan to end the evening by 7:00 pm.

We are asking that people register by e-mailing Tom Egan at tegan@maine207.org so we can contact interested persons in the event of inclement weather and cancellation.

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 26, 2018

Life is your journey, travel drug free!
Red Ribbon Week is Monday October 22nd - Friday October 26th

DRESS UP DAYS
Friday- Wear Maine West Gear 
Show your spirit and live drug free!


The Maine West Canned Food Drive starts Monday, October 22nd and goes through November 2nd. There will be a competition for the first period class that brings in the most non-perishable and canned food items. The winning class will receive a gourmet breakfast. All items will be taken to the Des Plaines Self Help Pantry. First period teachers should have received an email with instructions. If you have not, please contact Ms. Archer or Ms.Lloyd.

Our Football team has made history again. The Warriors earned their first eight win season since the school first opened in 1959.  The 8-1 overall record qualified is for a playoff game and earned us home field in the first round. Our Warriors will host Benet on Friday, October 26th at 7 pm. All tickets are $5.00 and no activity passes, booster passes or any other pass can be honored for this IHSA post season event. Presale tickets are available in the bookstore now until Friday afternoon.  Come see your Warriors play here at West in the IHSA Playoffs Friday!

STUDENTS:  The LRC is sponsoring a Halloween Costume Contest on Wednesday, October 31.  Come to the LRC dressed for Halloween success on October 31.  Here is how to win the contest:  We will take a photo of you for our Instagram page at @mwlibrary; get your friends to go to our page and like your photo; the one with the most LIKES wins MW stuff.  We hope to see you in your Halloween best.

STUDENTS:  Hispanic Club will be having a Mexican Hot Chocolate and Sweet Bread sale on Tuesday, October 30th before school in front of the cafeteria. $1/cup and $1/sweet bread.  Day of Dead (Dia De los Muertos) will be celebrated on November 1st after school in H106. We will be having food, music, a day of the dead altar, a presentation and sweets to celebrate this important day in Mexico and some Central American countries. We invite all to celebrate with us!

GYMNASTICS:  Looking to try out for gymnastics? Come to open gym in A-wing gym. Please check the website for open gyms dates. Try-outs are November 5 after school. Make sure you have shorts and a tank top or Leotard. Please get your physicals updated for the winter and see Mrs. Peterson in the athletic office. Questions? Email Coach Amanda Harrison.

STUDENTS/STAFF:
Come out to a night of billions of stars! (or at least a few dozen, and maybe a planet or two)
The Maine South Astronomy Club will be hosting a community outreach event on the evening of Saturday November 10 starting at 5:30 pm.  In conjunction with Maine South's School Wide Fundraiser, in support of the Dup15q Alliance, admission will be $3 per individual and $5 for families of 3 or more people. There will be a chance to purchase raffle tickets to win prizes, with all proceeds split between the School Wide Fundraiser and the Astronomy Club.

The evening will begin with a series of five minute lectures in the school library given by Maine South students on a variety of astronomy related topics. After about 30 minutes, we will walk out to the school's north field, and we will help people make observations with the school's telescopes. This is designed for people who are astronomy curious from ages 8 through 80. We plan to end the evening by 7:00 pm.

We are asking that people register by e-mailing Tom Egan at tegan@maine207.org so we can contact interested persons in the event of inclement weather and cancellation.

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 25, 2018

Life is your journey, travel drug free!
Red Ribbon Week is Monday October 22nd - Friday October 26th

DRESS UP DAYS
Thursday- Wear Red
Friday- Wear Maine West Gear 
Show your spirit and live drug free!


The Maine West Canned Food Drive starts Monday, October 22nd and goes through November 2nd. There will be a competition for the first period class that brings in the most non-perishable and canned food items. The winning class will receive a gourmet breakfast. All items will be taken to the Des Plaines Self Help Pantry. First period teachers should have received an email with instructions. If you have not, please contact Ms. Archer or Ms.Lloyd.

Our Football team has made history again. The Warriors earned their first eight win season since the school first opened in 1959.  The 8-1 overall record qualified is for a playoff game and earned us home field in the first round. Our Warriors will host Benet on Friday, October 26th at 7 pm. All tickets are $5.00 and no activity passes, booster passes or any other pass can be honored for this IHSA post season event. Presale tickets are available in the bookstore now until Friday afternoon.  Come see your Warriors play here at West in the IHSA Playoffs Friday!

STUDENTS:  Hispanic Club will be having a Mexican Hot Chocolate and Sweet Bread sale on Tuesday, October 30th before school in front of the cafeteria. $1/cup and $1/sweet bread.  Day of Dead (Dia De los Muertos) will be celebrated on November 1st after school in H106. We will be having food, music, a day of the dead altar, a presentation and sweets to celebrate this important day in Mexico and some Central American countries. We invite all to celebrate with us!

GYMNASTICS:  Looking to try out for gymnastics? Come to open gym in A-wing gym. Please check the website for open gyms dates. Try-outs are November 5 after school. Make sure you have shorts and a tank top or Leotard. Please get your physicals updated for the winter and see Mrs. Peterson in the athletic office. Questions? Email Coach Amanda Harrison.

STUDENTS/STAFF:
Come out to a night of billions of stars! (or at least a few dozen, and maybe a planet or two)
The Maine South Astronomy Club will be hosting a community outreach event on the evening of Saturday November 10 starting at 5:30 pm.  In conjunction with Maine South's School Wide Fundraiser, in support of the Dup15q Alliance, admission will be $3 per individual and $5 for families of 3 or more people. There will be a chance to purchase raffle tickets to win prizes, with all proceeds split between the School Wide Fundraiser and the Astronomy Club.

The evening will begin with a series of five minute lectures in the school library given by Maine South students on a variety of astronomy related topics. After about 30 minutes, we will walk out to the school's north field, and we will help people make observations with the school's telescopes. This is designed for people who are astronomy curious from ages 8 through 80. We plan to end the evening by 7:00 pm.

We are asking that people register by e-mailing Tom Egan at tegan@maine207.org so we can contact interested persons in the event of inclement weather and cancellation.

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 24,2018

Life is your journey, travel drug free!
Red Ribbon Week is Monday October 22nd - Friday October 26th

DRESS UP DAYS
Wednesday - Pajama Day
Thursday- Wear Red
Friday- Wear Maine West Gear 
Show your spirit and live drug free!


The Maine West Canned Food Drive starts Monday, October 22nd and goes through November 2nd. There will be a competition for the first period class that brings in the most non-perishable and canned food items. The winning class will receive a gourmet breakfast. All items will be taken to the Des Plaines Self Help Pantry. First period teachers should have received an email with instructions. If you have not, please contact Ms. Archer or Ms.Lloyd.

Our Football team has made history again. The Warriors earned their first eight win season since the school first opened in 1959.  The 8-1 overall record qualified is for a playoff game and earned us home field in the first round. Our Warriors will host Benet on Friday, October 26th at 7 pm. All tickets are $5.00 and no activity passes, booster passes or any other pass can be honored for this IHSA post season event. Presale tickets are available in the bookstore now until Friday afternoon.  Come see your Warriors play here at West in the IHSA Playoffs Friday!

STUDENTS:  Hispanic Club will be having a Mexican Hot Chocolate and Sweet Bread sale on Tuesday, October 30th before school in front of the cafeteria. $1/cup and $1/sweet bread.  Day of Dead (Dia De los Muertos) will be celebrated on November 1st after school in H106. We will be having food, music, a day of the dead altar, a presentation and sweets to celebrate this important day in Mexico and some Central American countries. We invite all to celebrate with us!

GIRLS BASKETBALL: Any girl interested in playing basketball this season is invited to open gym on October 24th at 4:00 pm in C-Wing Gym.  Tryouts begin on October 29.

GYMNASTICS:  Looking to try out for gymnastics? Come to open gym in A-wing gym. Please check the website for open gyms dates. Try-outs are November 5 after school. Make sure you have shorts and a tank top or Leotard. Please get your physicals updated for the winter and see Mrs. Peterson in the athletic office. Questions? Email Coach Amanda Harrison.

STUDENTS/STAFF:
Come out to a night of billions of stars! (or at least a few dozen, and maybe a planet or two)
The Maine South Astronomy Club will be hosting a community outreach event on the evening of Saturday November 10 starting at 5:30 pm.  In conjunction with Maine South's School Wide Fundraiser, in support of the Dup15q Alliance, admission will be $3 per individual and $5 for families of 3 or more people. There will be a chance to purchase raffle tickets to win prizes, with all proceeds split between the School Wide Fundraiser and the Astronomy Club.

The evening will begin with a series of five minute lectures in the school library given by Maine South students on a variety of astronomy related topics. After about 30 minutes, we will walk out to the school's north field, and we will help people make observations with the school's telescopes. This is designed for people who are astronomy curious from ages 8 through 80. We plan to end the evening by 7:00 pm.

We are asking that people register by e-mailing Tom Egan at tegan@maine207.org so we can contact interested persons in the event of inclement weather and cancellation.

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 23, 2018

Life is your journey, travel drug free!
Red Ribbon Week is Monday October 22nd - Friday October 26th

DRESS UP DAYS
Tuesday- Tourist Day
Wednesday - Pajama Day
Thursday- Wear Red
Friday- Wear Maine West Gear 
Show your spirit and live drug free!


The Maine West Canned Food Drive starts Monday, October 22nd and goes through November 2nd. There will be a competition for the first period class that brings in the most non-perishable and canned food items. The winning class will receive a gourmet breakfast. All items will be taken to the Des Plaines Self Help Pantry. First period teachers should have received an email with instructions. If you have not, please contact Ms. Archer or Ms.Lloyd.

Our Football team has made history again. The Warriors earned their first eight win season since the school first opened in 1959.  The 8-1 overall record qualified is for a playoff game and earned us home field in the first round. Our Warriors will host Benet on Friday, October 26th at 7 pm. All tickets are $5.00 and no activity passes, booster passes or any other pass can be honored for this IHSA post season event. Presale tickets are available in the bookstore now until Friday afternoon.  Come see your Warriors play here at West in the IHSA Playoffs Friday!

IT'S A STITCH:  Do you know how to knit or crochet? If not, would you like to learn? It’s a Stitch is looking for you. Students and staff that would like to know more, please contact
prozanski@maine207.org.

NATIONAL ART HONOR SOCIETY:  Come out to our first meeting of the year and see what Art Honor Society is all about.  We are meeting Tuesday, October 23 during 5Z and Wednesday, October 24 during 6Z in E107.

GIRLS BASKETBALL: Any girl interested in playing basketball this season is invited to open gym on October 24th at 4:00 pm in C-Wing Gym.  Tryouts begin on October 29.

GYMNASTICS:  Looking to try out for gymnastics? Come to open gym in A-wing gym. Please check the website for open gyms dates. Try-outs are November 5 after school. Make sure you have shorts and a tank top or Leotard. Please get your physicals updated for the winter and see Mrs. Peterson in the athletic office. Questions? Email Coach Amanda Harrison.

STUDENTS/STAFF:
Come out to a night of billions of stars! (or at least a few dozen, and maybe a planet or two)
The Maine South Astronomy Club will be hosting a community outreach event on the evening of Saturday November 10 starting at 5:30 pm.  In conjunction with Maine South's School Wide Fundraiser, in support of the Dup15q Alliance, admission will be $3 per individual and $5 for families of 3 or more people. There will be a chance to purchase raffle tickets to win prizes, with all proceeds split between the School Wide Fundraiser and the Astronomy Club.

The evening will begin with a series of five minute lectures in the school library given by Maine South students on a variety of astronomy related topics. After about 30 minutes, we will walk out to the school's north field, and we will help people make observations with the school's telescopes. This is designed for people who are astronomy curious from ages 8 through 80. We plan to end the evening by 7:00 pm.

We are asking that people register by e-mailing Tom Egan at tegan@maine207.org so we can contact interested persons in the event of inclement weather and cancellation.

MONDAY, OCTOBER 22, 2018

Life is your journey, travel drug free!
Red Ribbon Week is Monday October 22nd - Friday October 26th

DRESS UP DAYS
Monday - Sports Gear Day
Tuesday- Tourist Day
Wednesday - Pajama Day
Thursday- Wear Red
Friday- Wear Maine West Gear 
Show your spirit and live drug free!


The Maine West Canned Food Drive starts Monday, October 22nd and goes through November 2nd. There will be a competition for the first period class that brings in the most non-perishable and canned food items. The winning class will receive a gourmet breakfast. All items will be taken to the Des Plaines Self Help Pantry. First period teachers should have received an email with instructions. If you have not, please contact Ms. Archer or Ms.Lloyd.

IT'S A STITCH:  Do you know how to knit or crochet? If not, would you like to learn? It’s a Stitch is looking for you. Students and staff that would like to know more, please contact
prozanski@maine207.org.

NATIONAL ART HONOR SOCIETY:  Come out to our first meeting of the year and see what Art Honor Society is all about.  We are meeting Tuesday, October 23 during 5Z and Wednesday, October 24 during 6Z in E107.

GIRLS BASKETBALL: Any girl interested in playing basketball this season is invited to open gym on October 24th at 4:00 pm in C-Wing Gym.  Tryouts begin on October 29.

GYMNASTICS:  Looking to try out for gymnastics? Come to open gym in A-wing gym. Please check the website for open gyms dates. Try-outs are November 5 after school. Make sure you have shorts and a tank top or Leotard. Please get your physicals updated for the winter and see Mrs. Peterson in the athletic office. Questions? Email Coach Amanda Harrison.

STUDENTS/STAFF:
Come out to a night of billions of stars! (or at least a few dozen, and maybe a planet or two)
The Maine South Astronomy Club will be hosting a community outreach event on the evening of Saturday November 10 starting at 5:30 pm.  In conjunction with Maine South's School Wide Fundraiser, in support of the Dup15q Alliance, admission will be $3 per individual and $5 for families of 3 or more people. There will be a chance to purchase raffle tickets to win prizes, with all proceeds split between the School Wide Fundraiser and the Astronomy Club.

The evening will begin with a series of five minute lectures in the school library given by Maine South students on a variety of astronomy related topics. After about 30 minutes, we will walk out to the school's north field, and we will help people make observations with the school's telescopes. This is designed for people who are astronomy curious from ages 8 through 80. We plan to end the evening by 7:00 pm.

We are asking that people register by e-mailing Tom Egan at tegan@maine207.org so we can contact interested persons in the event of inclement weather and cancellation.

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 19, 2018

Life is your journey, travel drug free!
Red Ribbon Week is Monday October 22nd - Friday October 26th

DRESS UP DAYS
Monday - Sports Gear Day
Tuesday- Tourist Day
Wednesday - Pajama Day
Thursday- Wear Red
Friday- Wear Maine West Gear 
Show your spirit and live drug free!


IT'S A STITCH:  Do you know how to knit or crochet? If not, would you like to learn? It’s a Stitch is looking for you. Students and staff that would like to know more, please contact
prozanski@maine207.org.

GYMNASTICS:  Looking to try out for gymnastics? Come to open gym today after school at 3:45 in A-wing gym. Please check the website for other open gyms. Try-outs are November 5 after school. Make sure you have shorts and a tank top. Please get your physicals updated for the winter, see Mrs. Peterson in the athletic office. Questions? Email Coach Amanda Harrison.

GIRLS BASKETBALL: Any girl interested in playing basketball this season is invited to open gym on October 24th at 4:00 pm in C-Wing Gym.  Tryouts begin on October 29.

STUDENTS/STAFF:
Come out to a night of billions of stars! (or at least a few dozen, and maybe a planet or two)
The Maine South Astronomy Club will be hosting a community outreach event on the evening of Saturday November 10 starting at 5:30 pm.  In conjunction with Maine South's School Wide Fundraiser, in support of the Dup15q Alliance, admission will be $3 per individual and $5 for families of 3 or more people. There will be a chance to purchase raffle tickets to win prizes, with all proceeds split between the School Wide Fundraiser and the Astronomy Club.

The evening will begin with a series of five minute lectures in the school library given by Maine South students on a variety of astronomy related topics. After about 30 minutes, we will walk out to the school's north field, and we will help people make observations with the school's telescopes. This is designed for people who are astronomy curious from ages 8 through 80. We plan to end the evening by 7:00 pm.

We are asking that people register by e-mailing Tom Egan at tegan@maine207.org so we can contact interested persons in the event of inclement weather and cancellation.


THURSDAY, OCTOBER 18, 2018

STUDENTS:  Teddy will be in the LRC today during periods 2-8.  Stop in during your free period to meet him and play with him.

AMERICAN SIGN LANGUAGE CLUB: American Sign Language Club is meeting today after school. Email nthompson@maine207.org if you have any questions or can't make the meeting.

IT'S A STITCH:  Do you know how to knit or crochet? If not, would you like to learn? It’s a Stitch is looking for you. Students and staff that would like to know more, please contact
prozanski@maine207.org.

SENIORS: Did you know you can qualify for FREE money for college? You can do so through the Free Application for Federal Student Aid or the FAFSA for short. Stop by the Maine West FAFSA Completion Workshop today from 8:45am-4pm in the CCRC. Feel free to stop by during lunch, study options or after school to get assistance with completing your financial aid! It is important that you do this ASAP, so please plan to attend. If you have any questions, email Mr. Dailey at cdailey@maine207.org or stop by the CCRC (Room R203).

GYMNASTICS:  Looking to try out for gymnastics? Come to open gym October 19 after school at 3:45 in A-wing gym. Please check the website for other open gyms. Try-outs are November 5 after school. Make sure you have shorts and a tank top. Please get your physicals updated for the winter, see Mrs. Peterson in the athletic office. Questions? Email Coach Amanda Harrison.

GIRLS BASKETBALL: Any girl interested in playing basketball this season is invited to open gym on October 24th at 4:00 pm in C-Wing Gym.  Tryouts begin on October 29.

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 17, 2018

STUDENTS:  Teddy will be in the LRC on Thursday, October 18 during periods 2-8.  Stop in during your free period to meet him and play with him.

POLISH CLUB: Polish or Not, give it a shot! Join us today in B113 at 7:10 am. It's never too late to join and don't forget to bring a friend.

AMERICAN SIGN LANGUAGE CLUB: American Sign Language Club is rescheduled for Thursday, October 18 after school. Email nthompson@maine207.org if you have any questions or can't make the meeting.

SENIORS: Did you know you can qualify for FREE money for college? You can do so through the Free Application for Federal Student Aid or the FAFSA for short. Stop by the Maine West FAFSA Completion Workshop on Thursday, October 18th, from 8:45am-4pm in the CCRC. Feel free to stop by during lunch, study options or after school to get assistance with completing your financial aid! It is important that you do this ASAP, so please plan to attend. If you have any questions, email Mr. Dailey at cdailey@maine207.org or stop by the CCRC (Room R203).

GYMNASTICS:  Looking to try out for gymnastics? Come to open gym today and October 19 after school at 3:45 in A-wing gym. Please check the website for other open gyms. Try-outs are
November 5 after school. Make sure you have shorts and a tank top. Please get your physicals updated for the winter, see Mrs. Peterson in the athletic office. Questions? Email Coach Amanda Harrison.

GIRLS BASKETBALL: Any girl interested in playing basketball this season is invited to open gym. Open gym dates are listed below:
October 17th (7:00 pm SPEC Gym)
October 24th (4:00 pm C-Wing Gym)

Tryouts begin on October 29.

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 16, 2018


STUDENTS:  Teddy will be in the LRC on Thursday, October 18 during periods 2-8.  Stop in during your free period to meet him and play with him.

POLISH CLUB: Polish or Not, give it a shot! Join us for our meeting on Wednesday, October 17th in B113 at 7:10 am. It's never too late to join and don't forget to bring a friend.

HARRY POTTER CLUB: Harry Potter Club fans, our first meeting is rescheduled for today after school. Email nthompson@maine207.org if you have any questions or can't make the meeting!

AMERICAN SIGN LANGUAGE CLUB: American Sign Language Club is rescheduled for Thursday, October 18 after school. Email nthompson@maine207.org if you have any questions or can't make the meeting.

SENIORS: Did you know you can qualify for FREE money for college? You can do so through the Free Application for Federal Student Aid or the FAFSA for short. Stop by the Maine West FAFSA Completion Workshop on Thursday, October 18th, from 8:45am-4pm in the CCRC. Feel free to stop by during lunch, study options or after school to get assistance with completing your financial aid! It is important that you do this ASAP, so please plan to attend. If you have any questions, email Mr. Dailey at cdailey@maine207.org or stop by the CCRC (Room R203).

GIRLS BASKETBALL: Any girl interested in playing basketball this season is invited to open gym. Open gym dates are listed below:
October 17th (7:00 pm SPEC Gym)
October 24th (4:00 pm C-Wing Gym)

Tryouts begin on October 29.

MONDAY, OCTOBER 15, 2018


CONGRATULATIONS: This past weekend, senior Maja Kozerski won the Glenbrook South Tennis Sectional and qualified for the state tournament. She defeated Maine East in the opening round and then beat the #5 seed from GBS, the #2 seed from Maine South, and then the overall #1 seed from GBS. Congratulations Maja, and good luck at STATE!

STUDENTS:  Teddy will be in the LRC on Thursday, October 18 during periods 2-8.  Stop in during your free period to meet him and play with him.

POLISH CLUB: Polish or Not, give it a shot! Join us for our meeting on Wednesday, October 17th in B113 at 7:10 am. It's never too late to join and don't forget to bring a friend.

HARRY POTTER CLUB: Harry Potter Club fans, our first meeting is rescheduled for Tuesday, October 16 after school. Email nthompson@maine207.org if you have any questions or can't make the meeting!

AMERICAN SIGN LANGUAGE CLUB: American Sign Language Club is rescheduled for Thursday, October 18 after school. Email nthompson@maine207.org if you have any questions or can't make the meeting.

MENTAL HEALTH AWARENESS CLUB: Mental Health Awareness Club will meet today after school in room C215. All Welcome. If you have any questions please contact Ms. Adams or Ms. Montgomery-Peng.

SENIORS: Did you know you can qualify for FREE money for college? You can do so through the Free Application for Federal Student Aid or the FAFSA for short. Stop by the Maine West FAFSA Completion Workshop on Thursday, October 18th, from 8:45am-4pm in the CCRC. Feel free to stop by during lunch, study options or after school to get assistance with completing your financial aid! It is important that you do this ASAP, so please plan to attend. If you have any questions, email Mr. Dailey at cdailey@maine207.org or stop by the CCRC (Room R203).

GIRLS BASKETBALL: Any girl interested in playing basketball this season is invited to open gym. Open gym dates are listed below:
October 17th (7:00 pm SPEC Gym)
October 24th (4:00 pm C-Wing Gym)

Tryouts begin on October 29.