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.
Boys' XC finish 4th as a team at the Niles West Sectional, qualifying for the ISHA State Meet. Henry M finished All Sectional
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.
Michael Hainey, best-selling author and member of the Class of 1982, spoke to students in the LRC on October 27th about writing, his formative experiences at Maine South, and his book After Visiting Friends.
Students participated in the Gym Jam night in order to benefit Leukemia Research and in honor of Sam Tinaglia.
Gym Jam for Sam winners.
Paul D and Henry M finish 3rd and 1st respectively at the Loyola Regional XC meet leading the Boys' XC team to a 2nd place finish
The Maine South Cheerleaders volunteered at the MAKING STRIDES AGAINST BREAST CANCER walk on Saturday 10/25 in Park Ridge.
A Celiano, T Zelek, T Janowski and M George
Advanced to Sectional play this Monday.
Adventure Ed students are taking part in several leadership activities.
Congratulations to the Italian Club for winning the annual Foreign Language Department's Dodgeball Tournament on October 23, 2014
Maine South girls swimming came in third this weekend at the Maine South Hawk Relays!
Nicole S broke a 31 year old Varsity 6-Dive Record during the Senior Meet (10/10/14). She received 236.20.
Leah S. won a national prize of $500 in the #Sacrifice4Freedom Twitter contest honoring the 70th Anniversary of D-Day, sponsored by National History Day and the History Channel.
Chinese Club would like to thank all the members' dedication, which brought our Homecoming window into the first place! Thank all of Maine South's students who voted for us!
Maine South Boy's Varsity Cross Country finishes 3rd at the Wheeling Wild Cat Invite
The girls golf team beat the rain and won IHSA Conant Sectional on Monday 10/13. They advanced to play in the state tournament this weekend in Decatur!
Ms. Muir's classes learned about hang gliding for the novel they are reading.
F/S Hawks finished 2nd on the South side and 3rd overall in the CSL combined conference tournament
The Wright Way has officially opened their doors to their new facility thanks to the $19,908 dollars that Maine South raised!!!
Maine South Leadership Team volunteers at "Feed My Starving Children"
Congratulations to National Merit Scholarship Semifinalist Alex S.
¡Hola, amigos! Ready for "acción" are this year's new Spanish Club officers (from left): Emily P., Grace M., Grace B., Jim O., Natalie R., Melis O., Claudia N., Christo F., Isis Z., and Eugenio C. ¡Olé!
Congratulations to Social Science teacher Mr. Andrew Trenkle, recipient of the 2014 Yale Educator Award.
Congratulations to our National Merit Semifinalists: 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 this year's National Merit Commended Students.
Congratulations to all of our Hawk athletes who have signed Letters of Intent to compete at the collegiate level.
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.
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