The Italian 3 classes hosted Lecturer Andrea Filippone to speak about political issues in Italy.
Congrats to Laney KT on being honored by Park Ridge Mayor Schmidt for her "Best HS Short Film" award.
Maine South Chinese Club and Chinese Classes with some parents celebrated Chinese New Year, the year of Ram. Parents (Mr. Shan, Ms. Ting, Mrs. May and Ms. Koziol) donated Chinese New Year food. We had a lot of fun!
Boys' Basketball players Caleb D., George S., and Jon A. were selected to the CSL South All-Conference Team.
Jonathan R qualified in the 100 yd. Freestyle for the State Swim Meet taking a 2nd at Sectionals and medaled in 3 others.
Italian 2 Accelerated students celebrated Carnival by decorating their own masks and wearing typical costumes celebrating Mardi Gras in Venice.
Fashion students competed at the FCCLA sectionals apparel construction competition at Harper College.
Alex S (left) honored as American History Scholar and Matt K (right) honored with the Good Citizen Award by the 21st Star Chapter of the DAR.
Congratulations to our 2015 Special Olympics team who represented Maine South High School at the State Competition in Galena, IL!!! They exemplified our HAWK Spirit and brought home gold, silver, and bronze metals!! Join us in congratulating them all.
The Foreign Language Department teachers take part in the Fedora/Sunglasses day.
Congratulations to the Boys' Basketball team on their 60-54 "Prep - Pro Series" win in Milwaukee vs. Palatine. The team is now 22-3.
Click on this photo to see and hear the Carnegie Hall-bound Jazz Vocal Ensemble, directed by Mr. Matthew Hanes, as they appeared on CBS Chicago the morning of Feb. 3.
Gymnasts advance to the Sectional as a team, along with individual qualifiers Lauryn R., Sara I., Alysa C., Erin C., and Anna S.
Congratulations to Hawk athletes who signed national letters of intent to continue their athletic careers in college.
Congratulations to the Hawkettes, who earned 2nd place in the Kick Dance category at National Dance Team Championships in Florida.
CONGRATULATIONS TO THE COMPETITIVE CHEER TEAM - 2015 SECTIONAL CHAMPIONS! The team qualified for the IHSA State Series this Friday2/6-7 in Bloomington, IL. GO HAWKS!
The Sophomore Wrestling team won the Notre Dame tournament with 8 finalists and 5 champions.
Varsity gymnasts scored an all-time high score of 140.475 at their Conference meet Friday.
Hawk Pride Students of the Quarter for the 2nd quarter this year.
Swim Team Helps Out at Feed My Starving Children
Laney K-T's video won Best Video Award in the contest put on by the Constituting America organization. The prompt for the video was, "Why is the constitution relevant today?" You can view the video here: http://youtu.be/8r7DwdaUCkY.
Thank you to Mr. Mastrolonardo, Ms. Tymkiw, and the Art Club for brightening up our elevator.
Congrats to the Varsity Boys' Basketball Team on winning the Galesburg MLK Tourney with a 5-0 record. The team is now 18-2 and ranked #10 in the Chicago Tribune.
Maine South's wrestling team took first at the Stillman Valley Holiday Tournament over the break crowning three individual champions.
Before the Winter Break, the Maine South Boys Swim Team organized hoodies for the charity of the National Children Cancer Society and helped to organize books for children from low-income families at Bernie's Book Bank.
Varsity and JV gymnasts placed 1st at Maine West's Winter Wonderland Invitational over break.
The critiques are in, and the 2013-14 Southwords staff has earned highest honors from three press associations for their work throughout the school's 50th Anniversary year.
The Hawkettes visited the children of Marillac House which is an safe after school program for children on the west side of Chicago. This is their 8th year of visiting the children, where the Hawkettes perform and then dance with the kids.
Maine South Marketing students attend a High School Sports Marketing presentation and Chicago Wolves hockey game at the Allstate Arena.
Justin F was named the Chicago Tribune/Country Financial High School Athlete of the Month for December. He was also selected to their All-State team as a defensive back.
Maine South's Orchestra performing at Disney World
Ms. Muir's Reading classes visit the Trickster Native American Art Gallery to learn more about the American Indian culture
The Constitution Team claimed 1st place in the Illinois We the People hearings and will advance to the National Finals in April, 2015.
Fifteen Maine South students attended Maine Township Government Day with students from Maine East and Maine West.
Congratulations to the Boys' Basketball Team on their MW Tourney Championship. The team is ranked in the Top 25 and now 4-0 in the season.
Congratulations to Jon A., Caleb D., and George S. on being named the the MW All-Tourney Team.
Girls Swimming and Diving Team competed at the Niles North Sectional Meet. The girls swam well with Erin P, Nicole S, and Francesca F all qualifying for the IHSA State Swimming and Diving Meet this weekend.
German students learn about German immigration to the US from hearing the exciting first-hand account given by Oma S.
Maine South students attend the Illinois Music Education Association District Festival.
The Fashion Club members made dresses to be put into care packages for children in Tanzania, Uganda, and India for Christmas.
Hawk Pride Students of the Quarter for the first quarter.
Ms Lahart's Design and Materials students attend the Sculpture Objects Functional Art + Design (SOFA) Fair in Chicago.
Congratulations to David P. - '207's Best' for November from Maine South - recognized by the Board of Education for Community Service.
Congratulations to National Merit Scholarship Semifinalist Alex S.
Congratulations to Social Science teacher Mr. Andrew Trenkle, recipient of the 2014 Yale Educator Award.
Congratulations to all of our Hawk athletes who have signed Letters of Intent to compete at the collegiate level.
Congratulations to our National Merit Semifinalists: Sarah A., Lydia Z., Matt P., Samantha Z., Emilie L. and Alex S. (not pictured).
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Congratulations to Lydia Z., "207's Best" for October from Maine South, honored by the Board of Education for Academic Achievement.
Congratulations to this year's National Merit Commended Students.
Congratulations to Julia K. - "207's Best" for December from Maine South - recognized by the Board of Education for excellence in Fine and Performing Arts.
Congratulations to Matt -- "207's Best" for January from Maine South -- recognized by the Board of Education for Improved Performance.
Senior Brian G is one of only 20 in Illinois named one of the top innovative high school students by the Celebrating High School Innovators program. Brian started a peer tutoring program in science for South students.
National Honor Society is hosting Maine South's first ever Color Run on April 11th beginning at noon!
The event will benefit our school-wide fundraiser.
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