FRIDAY, DECEMBER 21, 2018

FINALS

Periods 4 - 7 - Make-Up

STUDENTS:  The Maine West Scholarship Fund will be selling snacks in the student cafeteria on final exam days. Most items sell for $1.00 and ONLY CASH will be accepted. Stop by, purchase a snack or two and help provide scholarships for the Class of 2019.

SENIORS:  Today is your last chance to submit your senior signature.  Please come to the front desk in the library. If you do not submit your signature before Friday, it will not be in the book.  Do not miss this chance.

THURSDAY, DECEMBER 20, 2018

FINALS

Periods 5 - 8 - 1

STUDENTS:  The Maine West Scholarship Fund will be selling snacks in the student cafeteria on final exam days. Most items sell for $1.00 and ONLY CASH will be accepted. Stop by, purchase a snack or two and help provide scholarships for the Class of 2019.

SENIORS:  Friday is your last chance to submit your senior signature.  Please come to the front desk in the library. If you do not submit your signature before Friday, it will not be in the book.  Do not miss this chance.

STUDENTS: Looking for a quiet place to study for your finals? Do you have a study group but no place to meet?   The Des Plaines Library reserved the commons and 3rd floor study rooms through today. Refreshments will be available.

WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 19, 2018

FINALS

Periods 3 - 2 - 6

STUDENTS:  The Maine West Scholarship Fund will be selling snacks in the student cafeteria on final exam days. Most items sell for $1.00 and ONLY CASH will be accepted. Stop by, purchase a snack or two and help provide scholarships for the Class of 2019.

ADVENTURE CLUB:  The last day to sign up for the Climbing Trip is TODAY. Bring your $20 to the bookstore to join Adventure Club at Vertical Endeavors on Friday. You will need to also pick up the forms from Ms. Bezek or Mr. Panzilius.

SENIORS:  Friday is your last chance to submit your senior signature.  Please come to the front desk in the library. If you do not submit your signature before Friday, it will not be in the book.  Do not miss this chance.

STUDENTS: Looking for a quiet place to study for your finals? Do you have a study group but no place to meet?   The Des Plaines Library reserved the commons and 3rd floor study rooms through Thursday, December 21. Refreshments will be available.

TUESDAY, DECEMBER 18, 2018

STUDENTS:  The Maine West Scholarship Fund will be selling snacks in the student cafeteria on the days of final exams. Most items sell for $1.00 and ONLY CASH will be accepted. Stop by, purchase a snack or two and help provide scholarships for the Class of 2019.

ADVENTURE CLUB:  The last day to sign up for the Climbing Trip is Wednesday. Bring your $20 to the bookstore to join Adventure Club at Vertical Endeavors on Friday. You will need to also pick up the forms from Ms. Bezek or Mr. Panzilius.

SENIORS:  Friday is your last chance to submit your senior signature.  Please come to the front desk in the library. If you do not submit your signature before Friday, it will not be in the book.  Do not miss this chance.

STUDENTS: Looking for a quiet place to study for your finals? Do you have a study group but no place to meet? Well.. look no more...

We will have C-wing classrooms reserved as study rooms as well as additional library hours along with a few refreshments for you. The days and times are listed below:

LRC and C-wing Rooms from 3:30-6:30 PM today.

**C-wing classrooms are reserved for study groups and can be reserved in one hour increments. The LRC is open to individuals as well as groups. Bring your ID with you for check in purposes.

The Des Plaines Library reserved the commons and 3rd floor study rooms through Thursday, December 21. Refreshments will be available.

MONDAY, DECEMBER 17, 2018

STUDENTS:  The Maine West Scholarship Fund will be selling snacks in the student cafeteria on the days of final exams. Most items sell for $1.00 and ONLY CASH will be accepted. Stop by, purchase a snack or two and help provide scholarships for the Class of 2019.

STUDENTS:  There will be stress reducing activities in the Family Center today from 3rd to 6th period. If you are free please stop by to make some fun stress free projects.

ADVENTURE CLUB:  Looking for a way to blow off steam after finals? The Adventure club is going rock climbing on the Friday after final exams. The cost is $20 and is payable in the bookstore. We are limited to 20 students, so sign up early. You will also need to see Mr. Panzilius or Ms. Bezek for the permission forms.

SENIORS:  If you haven't submitted your senior signature for the yearbook, your last chance is in the library during the week of finals. Please come to the front desk in the library. Note cards and markers will be provided. If you do not submit your signature before break, it will not be in the book.  Do not miss this chance.

STUDENTS: Looking for a quiet place to study for your finals? Do you have a study group but no place to meet? Well.. look no more...

We will have C-wing classrooms reserved as study rooms as well as additional library hours along with a few refreshments for you. The days and times are listed below:

LRC and C-wing Rooms from 3:30-6:30 PM today and Tuesday.

**C-wing classrooms are reserved for study groups and can be reserved in one hour increments. The LRC is open to individuals as well as groups. Bring your ID with you for check in purposes.

The Des Plaines Library reserved the commons and 3rd floor study rooms through Thursday, December 21. Refreshments will be available.

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 14, 2018

IMPROV NIGHT:  Come one come all to Maine West’s bi-annual Improv Night. Come see the amazing, unscripted and hilarious talents of our improv team as they entertain you. The event will take place tonight in the little theater at 7 pm.  Tickets are only $1. All proceeds benefit the Drama Club.

STUDENTS:  There will be stress reducing activities in the Family Center on Monday, December 17th from 3rd to 6th period. If you are free please stop by to make some fun stress free projects.

MOVIE CLUB:  Movie Club will meet tonight after school in L101, in the little theater. We will be watching Venom.

ADVENTURE CLUB:  Looking for a way to blow off steam after finals? The Adventure club is going rock climbing on the Friday after final exams. The cost is $20 and is payable in the bookstore. We are limited to 20 students, so sign up early. You will also need to see Mr. Panzilius or Ms. Bezek for the permission forms.

SENIORS:  If you haven't submitted your senior signature for the yearbook, your last chance is in the library during the week of finals. Please come to the front desk in the library. Note cards and markers will be provided. If you do not submit your signature before break, it will not be in the book.  Do not miss this chance.

STUDENTS: Looking for a quiet place to study for your finals? Do you have a study group but no place to meet? Well.. look no more...

We will have C-wing classrooms reserved as study rooms as well as additional library hours along with a few refreshments for you. The days and times are listed below:

LRC and C-wing Rooms from 3:30-6:30 PM on Monday, December 17 and Tuesday, December 18.

**C-wing classrooms are reserved for study groups and can be reserved in one hour increments. The LRC is open to individuals as well as groups. Bring your ID with you for check in purposes.

The Des Plaines Library reserved the commons and 3rd floor study rooms starting today through Thursday, December 21. Refreshments will be available.



THURSDAY, DECEMBER 13, 2018

IMPROV NIGHT:  Come one come all to Maine West’s bi-annual Improv Night. Come see the amazing, unscripted and hilarious talents of our improv team as they entertain you. The event will take place on Friday, December 14th in the little theater at 7 pm.  Tickets are only $1. All proceeds benefit the Drama Club.

STUDENTS:  There will be stress reducing activities in the Family Center on Monday, December 17th from 3rd to 6th period. If you are free please stop by to make some fun stress free projects.

STUDENTS: Have any complete puzzles lying around your house that aren't being used? Want to help those in need within the community? Donate to the Puzzle Drive for Alzheimer's hosted by National Honor Society. A donation bin is inside the LRC. Stop in, drop off your puzzle, and NHS will do the rest! All donations will be distributed to those in the community who face Alzheimer's. Puzzles between 10-100 pieces are preferred. Please be sure they have all the pieces. The drive will run till the end of the week.

MOVIE CLUB:  Movie Club will meet Friday, December 14 after school in L101, in the little theater. We will be watching Venom.

ADVENTURE CLUB:  Looking for a way to blow off steam after finals? The Adventure club is going rock climbing on the Friday after final exams. The cost is $20 and is payable in the bookstore. We are limited to 20 students, so sign up early. You will also need to see Mr. Panzilius or Ms. Bezek for the permission forms.

WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 12, 2018

JUNIORS:  Today please go to the auditorium as soon as the 4X and 6X bell rings! This is an IMPORTANT meeting.  We will cover SAT and how to get ready for it and how to begin planning for after high school, etc.

IMPROV NIGHT:  Come one come all to Maine West’s bi-annual Improv Night. Come see the amazing, unscripted and hilarious talents of our improv team as they entertain you. The event will take place on Friday, December 14th in the little theater at 7 pm.  Tickets are only $1. All proceeds benefit the Drama Club.

STUDENTS: Interested in how a library really runs? What to help develop the vision for your Warrior Library? Come and learn about the Warrior Library Student Advisory Board.  We will have an informational meeting for all interested on Thursday, December 13th at 8:00 am in the library, in front of the fireplace. Please see Ms. Coover-Thompson in the LRC with any questions you may have ahead of the meeting.

STUDENTS:  There will be stress reducing activities in the Family Center on Monday, December 17th from 3rd to 6th period. If you are free please stop by to make some fun stress free projects.

STUDENTS: Have any complete puzzles lying around your house that aren't being used? Want to help those in need within the community? Donate to the Puzzle Drive for Alzheimer's hosted by National Honor Society. A donation bin is inside the LRC. Stop in, drop off your puzzle, and NHS will do the rest! All donations will be distributed to those in the community who face Alzheimer's. Puzzles between 10-100 pieces are preferred. Please be sure they have all the pieces. The drive will run till the end of the week.


BOARD GAME CLUB:   Board Game Club will meet after school today in B109. Come to play.

MOVIE CLUB:  Movie Club will meet Friday, December 14 after school in L101, in the little theater. We will be watching Venom.

ADVENTURE CLUB:  Looking for a way to blow off steam after finals? The Adventure club is going rock climbing on the Friday after final exams. The cost is $20 and is payable in the bookstore. We are limited to 20 students, so sign up early. You will also need to see Mr. Panzilius or Ms. Bezek for the permission forms.



TUESDAY, DECEMBER 11, 2018

JUNIORS:  Today please go to the auditorium as soon as the 3X and 5X bell rings. This is an IMPORTANT meeting. We will cover SAT and how to get ready for it and how to begin planning for after high school, etc.

DECA:  Our December DECA meeting will be Wednesday, December 12 at 7:00 a.m. in D112. We will discuss testing for regional competition, distribute field trip forms for regional competition and finalize written events for state competition. All members who want to qualify for state competition must submit outlines and market research plans before the meeting.

STUDENTS: Interested in how a library really runs? What to help develop the vision for your Warrior Library? Come and learn about the Warrior Library Student Advisory Board.  We will have an informational meeting for all interested on Thursday, December 13th at 8:00 am in the library, in front of the fireplace. Please see Ms. Coover-Thompson in the LRC with any questions you may have ahead of the meeting.

STUDENTS:  There will be stress reducing activities in the Family Center on Monday, December 17th from 3rd to 6th period. If you are free please stop by to make some fun stress free projects.

STUDENTS: Have any complete puzzles lying around your house that aren't being used? Want to help those in need within the community? Donate to the Puzzle Drive for Alzheimer's hosted by National Honor Society. A donation bin is inside the LRC. Stop in, drop off your puzzle, and NHS will do the rest! All donations will be distributed to those in the community who face Alzheimer's. Puzzles between 10-100 pieces are preferred. Please be sure they have all the pieces. The drive will run till the end of the week.

BOARD GAME CLUB:   Board Game Club will meet this Wednesday, after school, in B109. Come to play.

MOVIE CLUB:  Movie Club will meet Friday, December 14 after school in L101, in the little theater. We will be watching Venom.

MONDAY, DECEMBER 10, 2018

STUDENTS:  The National English Honor Society is hosting a book drive to support our local Toys for Tots. Please donate new or gently used books for children ages 5-12 through Friday, December 14th. Drop-off locations are in the LRC and in front of the student cafeteria. Thank you for your support.

ACCOUNTING CLUB MEMBERS:  We will meet on Tuesday, December 11 from 7:00-7:30 a.m. in D112. Please pass the two IRS exams (Ethics & Intake/Interview/Quality Review) by this meeting. We will take our yearbook photo and distribute the training booklet for the Basic Tax Exam.

DECA:  Our December DECA meeting will be Wednesday, December 12 at 7:00 a.m. in D112. We will discuss testing for regional competition, distribute field trip forms for regional competition and finalize written events for state competition. All members who want to qualify for state competition must submit outlines and market research plans before the meeting.

STUDENTS: Interested in how a library really runs? What to help develop the vision for your Warrior Library? Come and learn about the Warrior Library Student Advisory Board.
We will have an informational meeting for all interested on Thursday, December 13th at 8:00 am in the library, in front of the fireplace. Please see Ms. Coover-Thompson in the LRC with any questions you may have ahead of the meeting.

STUDENTS:  There will be stress reducing activities in the Family Center on Monday December 17th from 3rd to 6th period. If you are free please stop by to make some fun stress free projects.

STUDENTS: Have any complete puzzles lying around your house that aren't being used? Want to help those in need within the community?  Donate to the Puzzle Drive for Alzheimer's hosted by National Honor Society. A donation bin is inside the LRC. Stop in, drop off your puzzle, and NHS will do the rest!  All donations will be distributed to those in the community who face Alzheimer's.
Puzzles between 10-100 pieces are preferred. Please be sure they have all the pieces. The drive will run between today and the end of next week.

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 7, 2018

MOVIE CLUB:  Movie Club will meet today after school in L101, the little theater. We will be watching The House with a Clock in Its Walls. You're invited somewhere timeless.

STUDENTS:  The National English Honor Society is hosting a book drive to support our local Toys for Tots. Please donate new or gently used books for children ages 5-12 through Friday, December 14th. Drop-off locations are in the LRC and in front of the student cafeteria. Thank you for your support.

ACCOUNTING CLUB MEMBERS:  Our next meeting is Tuesday, December 11 from 7:00-7:30 a.m. in D112. Please pass the two IRS exams (Ethics & Intake/Interview/Quality Review) by this meeting. We will take our yearbook photo and distribute the training booklet for the Basic Tax Exam.

DECA:  Our December DECA meeting will be Wednesday, December 12 at 7:00 a.m. in D112. We will discuss testing for regional competition, distribute field trip forms for regional competition and finalize written events for state competition. All members who want to qualify for state competition must submit outlines and market research plans before the meeting.

THURSDAY, DECEMBER 6, 2018

MOVIE CLUB:  Movie Club will meet Friday after school in L101, the little theater. We will be watching The House with a Clock in Its Walls. You're invited somewhere timeless.

STUDENTS:  Interested in the career field of Cosmetology? An admissions rep from the Aveda Institute in Chicago will be in the CCRC today during 2nd period. Please stop by the CCRC to get your College Visit pass from Mr. Dailey so that you can attend.

STUDENTS:  The National English Honor Society is hosting a book drive to support our local Toys for Tots. Please donate new or gently used books for children ages 5-12 through Friday, December 14th. Drop-off locations are in the LRC and in front of the student cafeteria. Thank you for your support.

BOWLING:  There will be a meeting today after school for anyone interested in bowling for Maine West in the IHSA state competition in January. The meeting will take place in A209 at 3:25 after school and will last no more than 15 minutes. If you cannot make the meeting, please see Mr. Murin for details.

ACCOUNTING CLUB MEMBERS:  Our next meeting is Tuesday, December 11 from 7:00-7:30 a.m. in D112. Please pass the two IRS exams (Ethics & Intake/Interview/Quality Review) by this meeting. We will take our yearbook photo and distribute the training booklet for the Basic Tax Exam.

DECA:  Our December DECA meeting will be Wednesday, December 12 at 7:00 a.m. in D112. We will discuss testing for regional competition, distribute field trip forms for regional competition and finalize written events for state competition. All members who want to qualify for state competition must submit outlines and market research plans before the meeting.

WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 5, 2018

FRESHMEN: Today during your study/options 4X or 6X you need to report to your Counselor's Advisory Room for a discussion on managing stress.  Attendance will be taken. This is not only a mandatory meeting BUT a wonderful opportunity to talk about stressors and learn techniques to help us mange them throughout our lives.

MOVIE CLUB:  Movie Club will meet Friday after school in L101, the little theater. We will be watching The House with a Clock in Its Walls. You're invited somewhere timeless.

STUDENTS:  Interested in the career field of Cosmetology? An admissions rep from the Aveda Institute in Chicago will be at Maine West in the CCRC on Thursday December 6th during 2nd period. Please stop by the CCRC to get your College Visit pass from Mr. Dailey so that you can attend.

STUDENTS:  The National English Honor Society is hosting a book drive to support our local Toys for Tots. Please donate new or gently used books for children ages 5-12 starting today through Friday, December 14th. Drop-off locations are in the LRC and in front of the student cafeteria. Thank you for your support.

BOWLING:  There will be a meeting Thursday, December 6th, after school for anyone interested in bowling for Maine West in the IHSA state competition in January. The meeting will take place in
A-209 at 3:25 after school and will last no more than 15 minutes. If you cannot make the meeting, please see Mr. Murin for details.


TUESDAY, DECEMBER 4, 2018

FRESHMEN:  Today during your study/options 3X or 5X you need to report to your Counselor's Advisory Room for a discussion on managing stress! Attendance will be taken! This is not only a mandatory meeting BUT a wonderful opportunity to talk about stressors and learn techniques to help us mange them throughout our lives!

MOVIE CLUB:  Movie Club will meet Friday after school in L101, the little theater. We will be watching The House with a Clock in Its Walls. You're invited somewhere timeless.

POLISH CLUB
:  Polish Club members, If you completed the survey, don't forget this Wednesday's traditional Polish Christmas Eve, aka Wigilia in B113 at 7:00. Make sure to bring a traditional dish to share.

STUDENTS:  Interested in the career field of Cosmetology? An admissions rep from the Aveda Institute in Chicago will be at Maine West in the CCRC on Thursday December 6th during 2nd period. Please stop by the CCRC to get your College Visit pass from Mr. Dailey so that you can attend.