Niles police are seeking formal gowns and bridesmaid dresses to ensure all students attending prom have something to wear.
Friday, March 8, 2013
Thursday, March 7, 2013
Final score: Niles North 45, Maine South, 44.
There's a slight sound delay in the first few minutes of the video. Fast forward to 15:35 for tip-off. If you do not see the video, simply hit refresh and it will show. The Niles North High School Varsity basketball team beat #1 seed Maine South in semifinal game 1 on Wednesday, March 6. The Vikings will play the winner of the New Trier / Notre Dame game. North was tied 44-44 with about 30 seconds left, but ultimately won off a free throw shot. Watch the video for the full details. -- Patch on Facebook
Wednesday, February 20, 2013
The team made the finals after beat Resurrection 54-37.
The Maine South girls' basketball team made the sectional finals after beating Resurrection 54-37, the Niles Herald-Spectator reports. The Hawks big scorers were Jacqui Grant, Regan Charmichael and Mackenzie Duffy, the newspaper reports. Maine South will take on Evanston Township Thursday at 7:30 p.m. at Loyola Academy in Wilmette.
Thursday, December 13, 2012
The Journal and Topics reported that a 15-year-old girl faces criminal charges after a fight ended up on YouTube.
A 15-year-old girl faces charges after a fight between her and a 14-year-old girl ended up on YouTube, the Journal and Topics reported. The Dec. 5 altercation happened in a hallway at Maine South High School, the newspaper reported. Another student captured the incident on video and it was uploaded to YouTube, the Journal and Topics reported.
Thursday, October 25, 2012
Maine South will face Lane Tech at home Saturday, Oct. 27 in the first round of the Class 8A football playoffs.
Maine South will take on Chicago's Lane Tech High School in the first round of the Class 8A football playoffs at 1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 27 at home. Maine South (9-0) is the top seed in the bracket. The Hawks have held opponents to 117 points on the year, while scoring 333. Lane Tech (5-3) comes into the games as a clear underdog, having ended its season with a 42-6 loss to Simeon. The winner will face either Hoffman Estates' Conant High School or Winnetka's New Trier High School.
Friday, September 21, 2012
Middle Schoolers not ready for some football? After experiencing trouble from kids under high school age, Maine South bars them from attending games without an adult.
When the Maine South Hawks kick off against New Trier in Park Ridge tonight, middle school and junior high students will no longer will be permitted in the stands unless they are accompanied by adults. The policy change was announced in a letter from Maine South Principal Shawn Messmer emailed Sept. 17 to parents of students in middle schools that feed into Maine South. “We have tried our best in the three years that I have been at Maine South to maintain a safe venue for our middle school spectators as they are often more interested in the social aspects of such an event than the actual viewing of the game,” Messmer said. “Recently, we have experienced situations involving our middle school guests that jeopardize their safety.” Earlier…
Monday, May 21, 2012
Ninth-graders at Maine East, South were tested when they arrived in September, and have higher scores than the district's sophomores, juniors and seniors.
Freshmen in Maine Township High School District 207 did better, on average, than previous classes on the ACT’s Explore test. The Explore test is generally given as the first is a series of tests culminating with the ACT college entrance exam. All Illinois public high school juniors take the ACT as part of the Prairie State Achievement Exam. The scores, which were presented in a report at a recent school board meeting, showed that the composite Explore score for District 207’s class of 2015 was 17. That's 0.4 points above the average of the composite scores of the last three years, according to the report from Barbara Dill-Varga, the assistant superintendent for curriculum. Earlier: Test scores for class of 2012 slipped “In every …
Monday, April 2, 2012
The nominees are: Glenbrook North's Brad Margolin, Niles West's Jewell Loyd, Maine South's Emily O'Grady, Deerfield's Xander Horwitz, Evanston's Izzy Bergman
Editor’s note: Patch will be trying a new method for voting our Athlete of the Week. We’re asking readers to post their vote in the comments section. With 8 write-in votes, Deerfield's Mike Wiggemansen was named the Athlete of the Week. The nominees for Patch Athlete of the Week, March 26 – April 1: Brad Margolin, junior, baseball, Glenbrook North – Margolin pitched a complete game and allowed only two hits, but was the tough-luck loser in Glenbrook North’s 2-1 loss to Francis Howell North. The Spartans held the lead into the sixth inning, but committed a handful of errors that gave Francis Howell North late opportunities. Izzy Bergman, freshman, softball, Evanston – Bergman went 4 for 4 at the plate with 2 runs scored, 2 RBIs and 2 stolen…
Monday, January 30, 2012
The nominees for Athlete of the Week: Glenbrook North's Jim McPike, Niles West's Dashae Shumate, Maine West's Brittany Collins, New Trier's Sam Stoddart and Maine South's Michael Zadlo.
More than 71,000 votes were cast in last week's contest and Niles West's Ryan Miller was voted Athlete of the Week. The nominees for Patch Athlete of the Week, Jan. 23 - Jan. 29: Jim McPike, senior, wrestling, Glenbrook North – McPike took the conference championship in the 170-pound division. The senior from Glenbrook North pinned New Trier’s Luke Hidder in the second period of the conference finals to claim the championship. The win moved McPike to 19-5 on the year. Dashae Shumate, sophomore, girls basketball, Niles West – Shumate made the game-winning layup for Niles West against Maine South last week. Her two points as time expired gave the Wolves a 42-41 win. Shumate had 12 points in the victory and helped Niles West move into first …
Sunday, January 8, 2012
With more than 1,500 votes cast, find out who won this week's Patch Athlete of the Week.
More than 1,500 votes were cast in last week's contest and Maine South's Nina Duric was proclaimed the winner. Duric led the Hawks’ balanced scoring attack with 14 points and nine rebounds in Maine South’s 55-43 win over Champaign Centennial to claim the State Farm Holiday Classic title. This marks the first time Maine South has won the championship in school history. The Maine South basketball star received more than 700 votes, or about 47 percent. Honorable Mention: Malachi Nix, junior, basketball guard, Niles North – Nix had 13 points in the first quarter and 23 for the game in Niles North’s 62-48 win over Vernon Hills in the Wheeling Hardwood Classic consolation game. The Vikings are now 8-5 on the season as they head into CSL North …