Tuesday, December 18, 2012
Audrey Haugan, principal at the Des Plaines high school, sent a message to parents on Monday regarding a “safety concern” about a school assembly scheduled for Friday.
A rumor about a “safety concern” at a school assembly scheduled for Friday was determined to not pose a threat to Maine West High School faculty and students, stated Audrey Haugan, principal, in an announcement sent to parents on Monday. The rumor was circulated on Twitter, Haugan stated, and the source of the tweet was found. Des Plaines police were contacted at the beginning of the school’s investigation into the matter, she stated. “At this time, we do not feel there is a threat to Maine West or our students, but we continue to investigate any and all reports,” Haugan stated. “The Des Plaines Police Department has agreed to be a presence at Maine West, both in plain clothes and in uniform, throughout the week and at our assembly.” …
Friday, December 14, 2012
Maine West faculty, students, families and community members will gather in the Des Plaines high school’s auditorium on Sunday for the annual showcase of talent.
Friday, December 14, 2012
The following information was submitted by David Beery, spokesperson for Maine Township High School District 207, which includes Maine West High School in Des Plaines, Maine South High School in Park Ridge and Maine East High School in Niles. An annual community favorite – the Maine West High School Prism Concert – will be presented twice on Sunday, Dec. 16, with the first presentation beginning 2 p.m. and a second performance set for 4:45 p.m. Featuring West’s talented students in band, orchestra and choral ensembles, the concert is unique in that it features 90 minutes of continuous music. The minute one song ends, the next one begins, as directors and students make use of multiple performance locations within the auditorium. Among the …
Wednesday, October 5, 2011
The Maine West Warriors are doing their part during Breast Cancer Awareness Month, sporting pink socks and wristbands on Friday nights throughout October.
There are very few families who can say that cancer has not impacted their lives in one way or another. The Maine West football family is no exception. To hear from the players and fathers about what it means to have the support of the Maine West football family, click on the video link above. Earlier: Boys soccer on winning streak. The team is doing its part to help raise awareness about a disease that has had a large impact on several players. The Warriors began wearing pink socks and wristbands in last Friday's game against Deerfield, as part of an effort to raise awareness during Breast Cancer Awareness Month. The team also invited the fathers of four players whose families have been recently affected by the disease to be honorary …