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Maine East Ecology Club Mother’s Day Plant Sale
Maine East High School’s Ecology Club will conduct a Mother’s Day Native Plant Sale on Friday, May 11 and Saturday, May 12 in the Oak Savannah on East’s campus at Dee Road and Dempster Street in Park Ridge. Plans will be available for sale from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. on Friday, May 11, and from 9:00 a.m. to noon on Saturday, May 12.
This is an opportunity to select Mother’s Day gifts from among 25 species of native prairie and woodland flowers and grasses. It also is an opportunity to help the school’s Ecology Club generate the money it needs for trail signs, picnic tables and benches, bird boxes and ongoing maintenance in the Oak Savannah preserve.
More About Maine East High School
Many Niles residents attend Maine East High School, one of three high schools in the Maine Township High School District 207. Though it's located in neighboring Park Ridge, it's a quick walk or bike ride away from Niles.
Maine East has a very diverse student body, with about 75 percent of students speaking a language other than English at home. There are 52 languages spoken.
Maine East has made Newsweek magazine's list of America's Best High Schools.
Of Maine Township High School District 207's three schools, Maine East is the oldest, having been built in 1929.