Monday, April 1, 2013
Jeffrey Spero is running against Eldon Burk, Mary Childers, Jin Lee, Margaret McGrath, Carla Owen and Sean Story for Maine Township High School District 207’s Board of Education.
The following information was provided by Jeffrey Spero. Patch provides a platform for candidates to share their messages, and does not give endorsements. To share your message with readers for free, add it to the Local Voices section on Patch. Name: Jeffrey S. Spero Position sought: Maine Township High School District 207 Board of Education, four-year term. Campaign contact information. Please include any or all of the following: website, email address, phone number, Facebook page, Twitter account, mailing address, etc. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Facebook: www.facebook.com/VoteForJeffSpero Mailing address: 741 S. Warrington Road, Des Plaines, IL 60016 Age: 45 Family Include as much info as you like (names, ages, number of children, etc.): …
Sean Story is running against Eldon Burk, Mary Childers, Jin Lee, Margaret McGrath, Carla Owen and Jeffrey Spero for Maine Township High School District 207’s Board of Education.
The following information was provided by Sean Story. Patch provides a platform for candidates to share their messages, and does not give endorsements. To share your message with readers for free, add it to the Local Voices section on Patch. Name: Sean Story Position sought: Maine Township High School District 207 Board of Education, four-year term. Campaign contact information. Please include any or all of the following: website, email address, phone number, Facebook page, Twitter account, mailing address, etc. Website: www.seanstory.info Email: email@example.com Phone: 847-840-4672 Age: 30 Family Include as much info as you like (names, ages, number of children, etc.): Wife – former D-64 school teacher; two children (four and one) with…
Thursday, March 28, 2013
The school is holding the contest to mark the milestone in the 2013-2014 school year.
Thursday, March 28
Do you have what it takes to create the Maine South High School 50th Anniversary slogan? The high school is hosting a contest among parents, students and staff to see who can come up with the best quote for the occasion to be marked in the 2013-2014 school year, the Park Ridge Herald-Advocate reports. The contest has already gained interest in the community with 40 quotes submitted. Those interested in entering the contest should head to Maine South’s website. All entries must be submitted by Sunday, the newspaper reports.
Friday, March 8, 2013
Jannon Kirley's lawsuit claims she was almost run over by a car driven by the superintendent of schools, the Daily Herald reports.
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Friday, March 8
A lawsuit has been filed against Maine Township High School District 207 by a former physical education teacher, the Daily Herald reports. Jannon Kirley, former teacher at Maine West and South, is suing the district for employment discrimination, age discrimination, retaliation for exercising her First Amendment right to free speech, and for retaliatory discharge under the Illinois Whistleblower’s Act. The school district has responded, saying Kirley’s dismissal from the district “involved insubordinate, unprofessional conduct” toward District 207 staff and students, the newspaper reports.
Monday, February 25, 2013
Anyone may nominate an alum, but they must have contributed to society and achieved community, state or national recognition.
Monday, February 25
Maine South High School and the District 207 Educational Foundation announce that nominations are now being accepted for the Maine South High School Wall of Honor and are due by March 30,2013. Nomination Application Forms are available on the school website at: http://south.maine207.org/ and click on “Wall of Honor” icon on the left side of the page to find a nomination form. Maine South High School and the Wall of Honor Selection Committee recognize graduates for their outstanding contributions to society through significant career accomplishments and/or community service. Our Wall of Honor serves the dual purpose of recognizing such accomplishments and presenting our Distinguished Alumni as role models for current students at Maine …
Thursday, February 21, 2013
The team won Wednesday's game in double-overtime.
Thursday, February 21
The Maine South boys’ basketball team beat Niles North Wednesday to clinch the Central Suburban League title, the Niles Herald-Spectator reports. The Hawks came out on top over the Vikings with a 64-61 win in double-overtime play. Maine South’s top scorer was senior Danny Quinn with 9 points, 14 rebounds and 8 assists, the newspaper reports.
The high school's winter play will take place at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 21-23 at Watson Auditorium.
Thursday, February 21
The Maine South High School Fine Arts Department will bring the play "The King Stag" to life this weekend at Watson Auditorium. The play takes place in the Oriental kingdom of Serendippo and the forest of Miracoli where King Deramo searches for love. The American Repertory Theater describes the play as "a fairy tale for all ages, a story of love and betrayal, intrigue and mirth, magic spells and pageantry." Tickets to the show are $6 and are available for purchase at the box office of Watson Auditorium, 1111 S. Dee Road, Park Ridge. Show times are 7:30 p.m. Feb. 21, 22 and 23.
Friday, February 15, 2013
Police did not have any suspects in custody in connection with a gas station robbery that occurred in the afternoon, according to police. The robber had fled into Park Ridge, causing school lockdowns.
UPDATE: Des Plaines police are looking for a man they say is responsible for robbing a Shell gas station in Des Plaines at approximately 12:30 p.m. on Feb. 14, police stated in a press release on Friday. The man entered the Shell station, 1605 S. River Road, demanded cash from the employee at the register, police stated, took the cash and fled the area. There is video of the robbery, said Sergeant Christopher Mierzwa, but it’s being held as evidence and not being released to the public. ORIGINAL STORY: No suspects were in custody in connection with a reported gas station robbery that occurred in Des Plaines on Thursday afternoon, a spokesperson for Des Plaines police confirmed on Thursday evening. Des Plaines police stated no other …
Wednesday, February 13, 2013
The senior gymnast will compete in the floor exercise competition this weekend.
Wednesday, February 13
Congratulations to Maine South High School's Haleigh Sir. The senior gymnast has qualified for the state finals. Sir qualified for the state meet at Feb. 4’s sectional at Fremd High School, placing 29th in the floor exercise, according to the Illinois State Gymnastics Stats website. She will compete in the floor exercise at the state meet on Feb. 15 and 16 at Palatine High School.
Friday, February 8, 2013
Maloney will play for Ball State's football team next year.
Friday, February 8
Maine South High School's Pat Maloney has signed a letter of intent with Ball State University, the Chicago Tribune reports. Wednesday marked National Signing Day, the first day that high school seniors can sign a binding letter of intent for an NCAA team. Maloney is one of 21 new signees on Ball State's team. The new players hail from North Carolina, Indiana, Illinois, Ohio, Michigan, Wisconsin, Missouri, Florida and Oklahoma, Fox59 reports.