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.
Jack F represented Maine South at the UCLA Model UN. Jack was awarded the Outstanding Delegate Award for the Disarmament and Security Committee.
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
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.
Congradulations to the Maine South Boys Lacrosse team who finished 2nd in state.
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.
German Club celebrates victory at the Foreign Language Department's Soccer Tournament.
Reese J. breaks 38 year old school record with a
time of 9:26 to advance to the IHSA State Track meet
Varsity Baseball volunteers at Feed My Starving Children
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 Students from Maine South and Maine West put on a fashion show on 5/9/15 in the auditorium.
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.
Congratulations to the JV Softball team who won the Deerfield Tournament.
Girls Varsity Soccer won the Chatham Glenwood Tournament this weekend.
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.
The JV Girls Soccer Team won the JV Hawk Invite this past weekend.
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.
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.
The German National Honor Society (Delta Epsilon Phi) welcomes new Maine South members!
Water Polo Team members help out at the Special Olympics at Prospect HS (4/26)
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.
MaryGrace I. and Nikki B. are heading to Washington DC to compete in the national competition for fashion construction and event planning.
The boys varsity volleyball team tallied a 4-1 record and won the silver division of the 24 team Downers Grove South Invitational.
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.
City-Wide History Fair Finalists. Pictured in the courtyard of the Jane Addams Hull House Museum.
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
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 students went to Italy with Mrs. Modica and Mrs. Weber. They are pictured overlooking the city of Florence.
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 with Don José stop for a minute in a typical corner in Barrio Santa Cruz, in Seville
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.
Students in Adventure Ed. challenge the limits in crate stacking.
Click here to see a YouTube video showing the highlights of the varsity Boys Basketball season.
Varsity Badminton Hawk Invite Champions!
Girls Water Polo celebrate winning Maine South tournament
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!
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.
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!
Congratulations to the Varsity Scholastic Bowl team for a great season, led by captain Carolyn M!
Chinese classes went to Chicago Art Institute and Chinatown for Chinese Art and Culture excursion
Students and Sponsors from the Spanish National Honor Society enjoy a fellowship dinner at El Llano Colombian restaurant in Chicago
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.
Congratulations to the Hawkettes, who earned 2nd place in the Kick Dance category at National Dance Team Championships in Florida.
Fashion students competed at the FCCLA sectionals apparel construction competition at Harper College.
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.
Hawk Pride Students of the Quarter for the 2nd quarter this year.
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.
Congratulations to Hawk athletes who signed national letters of intent to continue their athletic careers in college.
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!
Varsity gymnasts scored an all-time high score of 140.475 at their Conference meet Friday.
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.
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.
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 Finalists: Sarah A., Lydia Z., Matt P., Samantha Z., Emilie L. and Alex S. (not pictured).
Maine South High School
Congratulations to Lydia Z., "207's Best" for October from Maine South, honored by the Board of Education for Academic Achievement.
Congratulations to Sarah A. -- "207's Best" for February from Maine South -- recognized by the Board of Education for Academic Excellence.
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.
Congratulations to Isabelle T. -- "207's Best" for March from Maine South -- honored by the Board of Education for Elective Area of Achievement.
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.
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.
Congratulations to Tommy D. - "207's Best for April from Maine South - honored by the Board of Education for School Spirit.
Congratulations to Hawk athletes who recently signed Letters of Intent to compete at the next level.
Congratulations to Bjorn O. - "207's Best" for May from Maine South - honored by the Board of Education for Extra-Curricular Achievement.
Click on image for details of this honor.
Congratulations to Gina J., recipient of the 2015 DAR "Peggy Ross American History Scholar" award.
Congratulations to Daniel and Laney, winners of the Young Hearts for Life (YH4L) Video Contest award.
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!
Park Ridge Police recognized Jill S., Julia K. and Mr. Ferdinand for their poised and effective response to a fire.
Maine South's Mr. Biondo, Mr. Messmer and Ms. Kirshner were among District 207 representatives accepting Digital Content & Curriculum Award.
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