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MS Fishing Team 2015

MS Fishing Team 2015

Maine South Fishing Team qualified for the 2105 Costa Bassmaster High School National Championship. Sammy M and Nick M got 2nd place in the IBN High School Championship on June 14th.

 
UCLA Model UN 2015

UCLA Model UN 2015

Jack F represented Maine South at the UCLA Model UN. Jack was awarded the Outstanding Delegate Award for the Disarmament and Security Committee.

 
FCCLA Nationals 2015

FCCLA Nationals 2015

At the FCCLA national competition Mary Grace I received a first place in fashion construction and Nikki B received a second place in Life event planning portfolio.

 
Maine South Girls' Basketball Team Camp at Purdue

Maine South Girls' Basketball Team Camp at Purdue

Maine South Girls' Basketball Team Camp at Purdue

 
Girls Lacrosse 2015

Girls Lacrosse 2015

Congratulations to the Girls Lacrosse teams for Varsity making it to the Elite 8 in the State Tournament and for the Junior Varsity team’s 4-1-1 record in the CSL conference.

 
Boys Lacross 2015

Boys Lacross 2015

Congradulations to the Maine South Boys Lacrosse team who finished 2nd in state.

 
Chinese NCHS 2015

Chinese NCHS 2015

Congratulations! Maine South students have been inducted to the National Chinese Honor Society for their scholastic achievement, good character, leadership, and service to the community on May 28, 2015.

 
FL Soccer2015

FL Soccer2015

German Club celebrates victory at the Foreign Language Department's Soccer Tournament.

 
Reese J. breaks 38 year old school record

Reese J. breaks 38 year old school record

Reese J. breaks 38 year old school record with a time of 9:26 to advance to the IHSA State Track meet

 
Baseball Feed My Children 2015

Baseball Feed My Children 2015

Varsity Baseball volunteers at Feed My Starving Children

 
DECA ICDC Reps 2015

DECA ICDC Reps 2015

Jeff G, Ellen L, and Brendan S represented Maine South at the DECA Career Development Conference in Orlando, Florida. They met Wednesday with Principal Messmer to share their experiences.

 
Fashion Show 2015

Fashion Show 2015

Fashion Students from Maine South and Maine West put on a fashion show on 5/9/15 in the auditorium.

 
History State Fair 2015

History State Fair 2015

Juniors participated in the State History Fair competition in Springfield. All MS projects received a "superior" rating. Michelle C.'s project will be included in a special student historian exhibition at the Lincoln Museum in June.

 
Girls JV Softball DF 2015

Girls JV Softball DF 2015

Congratulations to the JV Softball team who won the Deerfield Tournament.

 
Girls Varsity Soccer Glenwood Invite 2015

Girls Varsity Soccer Glenwood Invite 2015

Girls Varsity Soccer won the Chatham Glenwood Tournament this weekend.

 
Science IJAS 2015

Science IJAS 2015

Four Maine South students attended the Illinois Junior Academy of Science. Bjorn O won 4 awards. Sarah D won a gold award while Jason P and Edgar C won silver awards.

 
Girls Soccer JV Hawk Invite 2015

Girls Soccer JV Hawk Invite 2015

The JV Girls Soccer Team won the JV Hawk Invite this past weekend.

 
FashioNext 2015

FashioNext 2015

Fashion students took part in the FashioNext competition at the Chicago History Museum.The sophomore team (red dress) took home the People's Choice Award and their garment will be on display at the museum from May12th - Memorial Day.

 
DECA ICDC 2015

DECA ICDC 2015

Maine South DECA students Brendan, Ellen and Jeff competed at the DECA International Career Development Conference in Orlando, Florida. They all earned competency awards in their events.

 
German NHS 2015

German NHS 2015

The German National Honor Society (Delta Epsilon Phi) welcomes new Maine South members!

 
Boys Polo Spec Olympics 2015

Boys Polo Spec Olympics 2015

Water Polo Team members help out at the Special Olympics at Prospect HS (4/26)

 
Chinese Speech Contest 2015

Chinese Speech Contest 2015

CONGRATULATIONS to Alexandra R. the bronze medal winner in Chinese 2 and Katharina E, the silver medal winner in Chinese 3 in the Midwest Chinese Speech Contest on April 25, 2015.

 
FCCLA Nationals 2015

FCCLA Nationals 2015

MaryGrace I. and Nikki B. are heading to Washington DC to compete in the national competition for fashion construction and event planning.

 
Boys VB DGS Invite 2015

Boys VB DGS Invite 2015

The boys varsity volleyball team tallied a 4-1 record and won the silver division of the 24 team Downers Grove South Invitational.

 
FCCLA State 2015

FCCLA State 2015

FCCLA Fashion and CCO students competed at the state conference and competitions in Springfield, IL in story telling, fashion construction, event planning and recycle & redesign events.

 
History City Wide Fair 2015

History City Wide Fair 2015

City-Wide History Fair Finalists. Pictured in the courtyard of the Jane Addams Hull House Museum.

 
Chess Nationals 2015

Chess Nationals 2015

The Chess Team participated & placed 2nd, 4th, 9th,and 30th in the USCF Chess High School National Tournament held in Columbus, OH. Team members are: Jene S, Will O., Kenny K., Andrew L, Ian S., Dave B., Jimmy C., Mike P., and Jack C

 
China Spring Break 2015

China Spring Break 2015

Maine South students explored China during the spring break with Ms. Shi. They visited Shanghai Global Financial Center, Xi’an Terracotta Warriors, the most significant archeological excavations of the 20th century, and climbed the Great Wall in Beijing.

 
Maine South JV Badminton team wins their Hawk Invite!

Maine South JV Badminton team wins their Hawk Invite!

Maine South JV Badminton team wins their Hawk Invite!

 
FL Italian Spring Break 2015

FL Italian Spring Break 2015

Maine South students went to Italy with Mrs. Modica and Mrs. Weber. They are pictured overlooking the city of Florence.

 
DECA State Competition 2015

DECA State Competition 2015

Maine South DECA students competed at the state conference in Decatur. Six students earned Top Ten honors while 3 students, Ellen L, Jeff G, and Brendan S, earned the right to compete at the international competition in April.

 
Spanish students who spent their Spring Break in Portugal and Spain

Spanish students who spent their Spring Break in Portugal and Spain

Spanish students who spent their Spring Break in Portugal and Spain with Don José stop for a minute in a typical corner in Barrio Santa Cruz, in Seville

 
Top Times Indoor Championship" held at Ilinois Wesleyan University

Top Times Indoor Championship" held at Ilinois Wesleyan University

Kevin ( 9th place shot put) and Henry (3rd place 1600 meter) competed at the "Top Times Indoor Championship" held at Ilinois Wesleyan University. Only the top 12 athletes in each event from across the State were invited.

 
Adv Ed 2015

Adv Ed 2015

Students in Adventure Ed. challenge the limits in crate stacking.

 
Boys BBall Highlights 2015

Boys BBall Hightlights 2015

Click here to see a YouTube video showing the highlights of the varsity Boys Basketball season.

 
Varsity Badminton Hawk Invite Champions!

Varsity Badminton Hawk Invite Champions!

Varsity Badminton Hawk Invite Champions!

 
Girls Water Polo celebrate winning Maine South tournament

Girls Water Polo celebrate winning Maine South tournament

Girls Water Polo celebrate winning Maine South tournament

 
Science Olympiad Regionals 2015

Science Olympiad Regionals 2015

The Science Olympiad Team competed at regionals on Saturday, bringing home 10 medals and the "Spirit Award" for displaying the best overall sportsmanship and spirit of the competition! Go Hawks!

 
Rube Goldberg 2015

Rube Goldberg 2015

Maine South's Rube Goldberg team took first place in Argonne National Laboratory's Regional Competition. Their machine took 25 chain-reaction steps to erase a chalkboard.

 
Art Chris T ISHAE 2015

Art Chris T ISHAE 2015

Chris T's 3D piece, "Heirarchy", earned Honorable Mention at this year's ISHAE Regional Art Show. The show exhibited over 325 artists from 60 Illinois High Schools. Congratulations Chris!

 
Varsity Scholastic Bowl team

Varsity Scholastic Bowl team

Congratulations to the Varsity Scholastic Bowl team for a great season, led by captain Carolyn M!

 
Chinese Art and Cluture 2015

Chinese Art and Cluture 2015

Chinese classes went to Chicago Art Institute and Chinatown for Chinese Art and Culture excursion

 
Spanish National Honor Society enjoy a fellowship dinner

Spanish National Honor Society enjoy a fellowship dinner

Students and Sponsors from the Spanish National Honor Society enjoy a fellowship dinner at El Llano Colombian restaurant in Chicago

 
FL Italian Fillipone 2015

FL Italian Fillipone 2015

The Italian 3 classes hosted Lecturer Andrea Filippone to speak about political issues in Italy.

 
Best HS Short Film PR Laney 2015

Best HS Short Film PR Laney 2015

Congrats to Laney KT on being honored by Park Ridge Mayor Schmidt for her "Best HS Short Film" award.

 
Chinese Club New Year 2015

Chinese Club New Year 2015

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 BBall CSL All Conf Players 2015

Boys BBall CSL All Conf Players 2015

Boys' Basketball players Caleb D., George S., and Jon A. were selected to the CSL South All-Conference Team.

 
Boys Swim JR State 2015

Boys Swim JR State 2015

Jonathan R qualified in the 100 yd. Freestyle for the State Swim Meet taking a 2nd at Sectionals and medaled in 3 others.

 
Hawks regional champs

Hawks regional champs

Regional Champs!

 
Hawkettes Nationals 2015

Hawkettes Nationals 2015

Congratulations to the Hawkettes, who earned 2nd place in the Kick Dance category at National Dance Team Championships in Florida.

 
FCCLA Apparel 2015

FCCLA Apparel 2015

Fashion students competed at the FCCLA sectionals apparel construction competition at Harper College.

 
Special Olympics 2015

Special Olympics 2015

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.

 
HP SOQ 2q 2014

HP SOQ 2q 2014

Hawk Pride Students of the Quarter for the 2nd quarter this year.

 
Jazz Vocal Ensemble

Jazz Vocal Ensemble

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.

 
National Signing Day February 2015

National Signing Day February 2015

Congratulations to Hawk athletes who signed national letters of intent to continue their athletic careers in college.

 
Cheerleader Sectionals 2015

Cheerleader Sectionals 2015

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!

 
Girls Gym Conference 2015

Girls Gym Conference 2015

Varsity gymnasts scored an all-time high score of 140.475 at their Conference meet Friday.

 
Southwords 2013-14

Southwords 2013-14

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.

 
Hawkettes Marllac 2014

Hawkettes Marllac 2014

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.

 
Marketing Chicago Wolves 2014

Marketing Chicago Wolves 2014

Maine South Marketing students attend a High School Sports Marketing presentation and Chicago Wolves hockey game at the Allstate Arena.

 
South Orchestra at Disney World

South Orchestra at Disney World

Maine South's Orchestra performing at Disney World

 
Ms. Muir's Reading classes visit the Trickster Native American Art Gallery

Ms. Muir's Reading classes visit the Trickster Native American Art Gallery

Ms. Muir's Reading classes visit the Trickster Native American Art Gallery to learn more about the American Indian culture

 
Cont Team IL 2014

Cont Team IL 2014

The Constitution Team claimed 1st place in the Illinois We the People hearings and will advance to the National Finals in April, 2015.

 
207's Best for November 2014 - South

207's Best for November 2014 - South

Congratulations to David P. - '207's Best' for November from Maine South - recognized by the Board of Education for Community Service.

 
Alex S. National Merit Semifinalist

Alex S. National Merit Semifinalist

Congratulations to National Merit Scholarship Semifinalist Alex S.

 
Andrew Trenkle Yale Award

Andrew Trenkle Yale Award

Congratulations to Social Science teacher Mr. Andrew Trenkle, recipient of the 2014 Yale Educator Award.

 
National Letters of Intent Nov. 2014 (2)

National Letters of Intent Nov. 2014 (2)

Congratulations to all of our Hawk athletes who have signed Letters of Intent to compete at the collegiate level.

 
National Merit Semifinalists 2015

National Merit Semifinalists 2015

Congratulations to our National Merit Finalists: Sarah A., Lydia Z., Matt P., Samantha Z., Emilie L. and Alex S. (not pictured).

 
Maine South High School

Maine South High School

Maine South High School

 
Maine South High School

 
Lydia Z., 207's Best October 2014

Lydia Z., 207's Best October 2014

Congratulations to Lydia Z., "207's Best" for October from Maine South, honored by the Board of Education for Academic Achievement.

 
Sarah A.

Sarah A.

Congratulations to Sarah A. -- "207's Best" for February from Maine South -- recognized by the Board of Education for Academic Excellence.

 
National Merit Commended 2015 South

National Merit Commended 2015 South

Congratulations to this year's National Merit Commended Students.

 
207's Best for December 2014

207's Best for December 2014

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.

 
Matt D

Matt D

Congratulations to Matt -- "207's Best" for January from Maine South -- recognized by the Board of Education for Improved Performance.

 
Brian G.

Brian G.

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.

 
Isabelle T.

Isabelle T.

Congratulations to Isabelle T. -- "207's Best" for March from Maine South -- honored by the Board of Education for Elective Area of Achievement.

 
JessicaA

JessicaA

Congratulations to Jessica A., honored by the Park Ridge Chamber of Commerce as a "Community Star" for her dog foster care efforts through PAWS Chicago.

 
South Jazz Vocal Ensemble

South Jazz Vocal Ensemble

Mr. Hanes and the Vocal Jazz Ensemble with singer/arranger Deke Sharon, star of "Pitch Perfect" Shelley Regner, and beat boxer Chesney Snow in New York City.

 
Tommy D

Tommy D

Congratulations to Tommy D. - "207's Best for April from Maine South - honored by the Board of Education for School Spirit.

 
Letters of Intent April 2015

Letters of Intent April 2015

Congratulations to Hawk athletes who recently signed Letters of Intent to compete at the next level.

 
Bjorn O.

Bjorn O.

Congratulations to Bjorn O. - "207's Best" for May from Maine South - honored by the Board of Education for Extra-Curricular Achievement.

 
Post Most Challenging 2015

Post Most Challenging 2015

Click on image for details of this honor.

 
DAR 2015

DAR 2015

Congratulations to Gina J., recipient of the 2015 DAR "Peggy Ross American History Scholar" award.

 
YH4L Video Award

YH4L Video Award

Congratulations to Daniel and Laney, winners of the Young Hearts for Life (YH4L) Video Contest award.

 
Maine Scholars - South  - 2015

Maine Scholars - South - 2015

South's 2015 Maine Scholars - the top 1 percent of the graduating class: Adrianna G., Brighten J., Alex S., Mike G. Priya K. and Sarah A. Congratulations!

 
Fire response

Fire response

Park Ridge Police recognized Jill S., Julia K. and Mr. Ferdinand for their poised and effective response to a fire.

 
Digital Content Award

Digital Content Award

Maine South's Mr. Biondo, Mr. Messmer and Ms. Kirshner were among District 207 representatives accepting Digital Content & Curriculum Award.

 
 
 

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