Entries by Wayne Keen


This year’s Scholastic Book Fair will run on Friday, 11/22 during the school day, Monday, 11/25 from 8:00-8:00, and Tuesday, 11/23 from 8:00-10:00. *NEW* this year, parents will be able to set up an e-wallet for their children to use at the book fair; this has worked well at other schools in getting students to […]


7th and 8th grade students from Middle South, Middle North, and Oak Grove joined together for a fun-filled night of team building, inspiring speeches, and even a little dancing!

Greetings from Maine West High School!

Students from Middle North and South were well represented at the ILMEA honors festival. Select students from MSS performed in the ILMEA District 7 Junior Honors Chorus this weekend! Amira Patel, Zachary Seaver, Tyler Singer, Anastasija Rahmanova, and Pearl Jasso showed their true talent and dedication to music, as well as proudly representing HMS! Special […]

Halloween Spirit at HMS

Students, Teachers and Office Staff having fun dressing up in costumes for Halloween. It was a full house for Pep Assembly . Students had fun voting for the “Best Costume ”

Day of the Dead Oferendas

8th grade students in Spanish created Day of the Dead ofrendas to honor someone in their life. They incorporated different elements such as: water, wind, earth and fire in the projects. GREAT JOB!

Day of the Dead

 Students from Ms Romanoff’s 7th grade Spanish Class are busy working on a Day of the Dead webquest. Students had to use a variety of resources to learn more about the holiday that takes place October 31st – November 2nd.


The Lost & Found is full and waiting for your child to claim their items. Kindly please remind your child to look for any item her she has lost in the Lost and Found section of the cafeteria. They will also be put on tables in the hallway close to conference week.  Any items not […]