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Maine South High School Yearbook Rated Among Best In Nation

Maine South Yearbook Earns Gold Medal - Park Ridge, IL - Maine South earned a yearbook gold medal from the Columbia Scholastic Press Association for the ...

Friday Flyover: Maine South High School  WLS-TV

This week, we feature Maine South High School on ABC7's Friday Flyover, celebrating high school sports!

Teen hockey players hailed as heroes in stopping Park Ridge fire  Chicago Daily Herald

Five Maine South High School hockey players heading home from practice last Monday night spotted a fire growing outside a Park Ridge home. Their quick ...

Voters say 'yes' to Maine Township District 207's $195 million bond referendum  Chicago Tribune

Voters appear to have given the go-ahead for Maine Township High School District 207 to begin large-scale building improvements across its three schools in ...

11 Students Named National Merit Semifinalists In District 207

D-207 Students Named National Merit Semifinalists - Park Ridge, IL - The 10 students from Maine South and 1 from Maine West scored in the top 1 percent ...

Letter: Voting no this time around on Maine Township District 207 referendum  Chicago Tribune

I am writing this letter to the editor to explain why I currently intend to vote no on the November 2018 ballot regarding the referendum whereby Maine Township ...

Park Ridge Applauds South's Constitution Team  Journal & Topics Newspapers Online

Members from the Maine South High School 2017-18 Constitution Team graduated over the weekend, but most of them came back together on Monday (May ...

Maine South raises more than $60,000 for Huntington's Disease research  Chicago Tribune

Maine South High School's spectator gym was a sea of blue T-shirts Thursday as students raised awareness for Huntington's Disease research.

D-207 To Hold Referendum Information School Tours Ahead Of Vote

D-207 Referendum Information School Tours Planned - Park Ridge, IL - Facility tours are planned to show how $195 million in referendum funding would be ...

Loyola's defense stifles Maine South  Chicago Daily Herald

Loyola's Conor Hough led a defensive front four that help smother Maine South in the Class 8A quarterfinals Saturday in Park Ridge. Haugh had 2 sacks and ...

Maine Township District 207 introduces $240.7 million plan to redesign schools  Chicago Daily Herald

Maine Township High School District 207 wants to spend $240.7 million to upgrade its three high schools, creating modern learning spaces, stronger security at ...

Maine South is Week 5 Team of the week  The Bugle

By Drake Skleba For the Bugle. Outstanding coaching. Hard work. Excellence in the class room. And a little talent, too! The three main ingredients for the ...

Hamann Excited To Take Over At South  Journal & Topics Newspapers Online

Maine South High School recently named Jeff Hamann as its new girls head basketball coach after Mark Smith stepped down after 13 highly successful seasons ...

Snapchat Threat Caused Maine South Lockdown

Snapchat Post Caused Maine South Lockdown - Park Ridge, IL - A 16-year-old boy was taken into custody in Park Ridge after police said he made threats about ...

Students Snapchat Posts Of Fake Guns Lead To Real Investigations

Snapchat Posts Of Replica Guns Prompt Police Probe - Park Ridge, IL - Park Ridge police investigated two images of apparent guns posted by Maine South ...

Maine South theater program honored for making it to state  The Bugle

Park Ridge mayor Marty Maloney reads a proclamation honoring Maine South High School theater students. Photo by Igor Studenkov ...

What's happening in Park Ridge: Early voting, library film series begin; Maine South to host candidate forum  Chicago Tribune

Early voting for the March 20 gubernatorial primary election begins Monday, March 5 and will again be offered in Park Ridge at the Centennial Activity Center, ...

Park Ridge Blotter: 4 Teens Charged With Possessing E-Cigarettes  Journal & Topics Newspapers Online

The following records are from the files of the Park Ridge Police Dept. The Park Ridge Journal publishes its "Police Blotter" every Wednesday: Damage ...

Newsweeks Top Public High Schools 2016: Maine South Named to Lists Top 100

UPDATED (9:35 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 11): Maine South High School made Newsweek's list of best public schools in the country, ranking No. 73.

Maine South Photographer Covers Chicago Music Scene  Journal & Topics Newspapers Online

Being in high school hasn't stopped incoming Maine South senior Jack Dombro from getting started on a professional photography career. After working for the.

2 Boys Released After Making Threats To Maine South High School  CBS Chicago

CHICAGO (CBS) — The mother of one of two young boys allegedly involved in making a veiled threat about a potential shooting at a school left Cook County ...

Glenbrook South Wins Regional Title On Penalty Kicks  Journal & Topics Newspapers Online

The Glenbrook South Titans defeated the Maine South Hawks 2-1 to claim Saturday's (Oct. 20) regional title in Park Ridge and move on in the Class 3A boys ...

Park Ridge Parents Concerned Over Online Gun Threat To Maine South

Online Gun Threat Concerns District 64 Parents - Park Ridge, IL - The District 64 board went into closed session at Monday's meeting to discuss last week's ...

Maine South knocks out Waubonsie Valley  Chicago Daily Herald

Maine South defeated Waubonsie Valley in a Class 8A second-round football playoff game.

Maine South Students Shoulders In Senior Photo Spark Sexism Debate

Shoulders In Senior Photo Spark Sexism Debate - Park Ridge, IL - After a student was told her senior photo was unacceptable, she began a petition to stop the ...

Court reconstruction bounces Park Ridge tennis players this season  Chicago Tribune

Many Park Ridge tennis players are looking for new courts to play on this summer due to a major reconstruction project that has left their home courts unusable ...

Maine South knocks off Glenbard West  Chicago Daily Herald

Maine South defeated Glenbard West in a nonconference football game.

Maine South's Carrie Saurer Is Nominated For A Tony  Journal & Topics Newspapers Online

To professionals working in live theatre in America, the ultimate accolade is to receive the Antoinette Perry Award, otherwise known as a "Tony." Maine South.

High Schoolers Take Over Maine Township  Journal & Topics Newspapers Online

Students from Maine Township High School Dist. 207 were able to get hands-on experience in local government during a triannual program held earlier this ...

The Breakfast Club Manuscript Found in Old Maine South High School

Park Ridge, IL - Original screenplay from John Hughes' 1983 classic found while officials were moving out of building.

'We stand against violence': At Fenwick, OPRF, Ridgewood, demonstration styles differ but message is clear  Chicago Tribune

In Oak Park, hundreds of students walked out of the Oak Park River Forest main entrance at precisely 10 a.m. Wednesday. All were entirely silent and many held ...

All Schools Serving Niles Ranked 'Exemplary' Or 'Commendable'  Journal & Topics Newspapers Online

The Illinois State Board of Education released its annual report cards Wednesday, Oct. 31, showing each school in each district serving any part of Niles.

Darlington, Barrington pass up Maine S.  Chicago Daily Herald

Eric Darlington's first-ever pass to Tim Lowe ended up as the eventual winning touchdown as Barrington stunned perennial state power Maine South 26-23 on ...

Park Ridge girl, 7, dies after cheer camp at Maine South  WLS-TV

A 7-year-old girl died Monday afternoon after attending a cheer camp at Maine South High School in north suburban Park Ridge.

Another Dist. 207 Principal Expected To Retire In 2020  Journal & Topics Newspapers Online

Maine Township High School Dist. 207 will hire two new principals within the next few years, according to Assistant Supt. of Business Mary Kalou. Following the.

What’s happening in Park Ridge: Deadline for city vehicle stickers approaching; 'Walk of Hope' this weekend  Chicago Tribune

The city of Park Ridge is reminding vehicle owners to purchase new vehicle stickers by Friday, June 15.

Park Ridge Blotter: Teens Face Burglary Charges In Separate Incidents  Journal & Topics Newspapers Online

The following records are from the files of the Park Ridge Police Dept. The Park Ridge Journal publishes its "Police Blotter" every Wednesday: Order Violation.

Hillary Clinton and Park Ridge  Chicago Tribune

The nomination of Park Ridge native Hillary Clinton as the Democratic Party's candidate for president put the city of Park Ridge in the international spotlight yet ...

2 boys charged after making threats to Maine South High School  WGN-TV

PARK RIDGE, Ill. -- Two boys were charged after they posted threatening messages on social media, police said. Park Ridge Police said they received an ...

Annual Fourth Of July Fireworks To Be Held At Maine East  Journal & Topics Newspapers Online

The sky will once again light up over Maine Township High School Dist. 207 land this summer after the district's board of education approved at its Monday.

Maine South crowns homecoming royalty, hears from distinguished alumni  Chicago Tribune

Before crowning the homecoming queen and king and heading out for the big dance, Maine South High School students got some important life advice from two ...

Loyola Academy Ramblers on top after back-to-back playoff shutouts  WLS-TV

The Loyola Academy Ramblers in Wilmette have won their last seven games, despite starting their season 3-3.

Schaumburg man volunteers for 15 years at Ronald McDonald House  Chicago Daily Herald

Bill Drennan of Schaumburg has changed thousands of light bulbs over the last 15 years. Not just at his home, but at the Ronald McDonald House located near ...

Park Ridge Blotter: Warrant Gets Served Five Years Later  Journal & Topics Newspapers Online

The following records are from the files of the Park Ridge Police Dept. The Park Ridge Journal publishes its "Police Blotter" every Wednesday: Stalking Charged.

Park Ridge City Council works toward lake resolution, honors students  The Bugle

Park Ridge Mayor Marty Maloney discusses Murphy Lake with Julie Tappendorf, city attorney. Photo by Jacob Yothment | For The Bugle. Marty Maloney, mayor ...

Park Ridge 2017 in review: Social media controversy, election and more  Chicago Tribune

A school board member's controversial tweets about January's Women's March on Washington, community-wide concerns over an alleged SnapChat threat ...

Maine West Appoints Marina Scott, Maria Ward As Interim Principals  Journal & Topics Newspapers Online

Former Libertyville High School Principal Marina Scott and former Downers Grove North High School Principal Maria Ward were named this week as interim.

Kennedy, Rauner and marijuana get Park Ridge voter support during primary election  Chicago Tribune

J.B. Pritzker may have won the Democratic nomination for Illinois governor last week, but if Park Ridge voters had a say, they would have chosen his rival Chris ...

Stars Shine Bright In Park Ridge Volunteers  Journal & Topics Newspapers Online

For a dozen years, the Park Ridge Chamber of Commerce has saluted special people in the city who share their time and talents helping others. The Night of.

Walkout Was A Success, Says Dist. 207  Journal & Topics Newspapers Online

Throughout Maine Township High School Dist. 207, an estimated one-fourth to one-third of students participated in the national school walkout protest last.

Maine South downs No. 20 Loyola Academy in Illinois 8A state title game  USA TODAY High School Sports

Maine South (Park Ridge) upset No. 20 Loyola Academy (Wilmette), 27-17, in the Illinois 8A state championship game Saturday night in Champaign. The victory ...

Park Ridge father killed in crash was reportedly on way to son's basketball tournament  WLS-TV

Tommy Gardiner died in a single-vehicle accident on I-88 near Sterling on Monday afternoon, according to Illinois State Police. He was reportedly on his way to ...

Despite local tie, Park Ridge isn't exactly Hillary Clinton turf  Chicago Tribune

Despite her Park Ridge ties, Hillary Clinton is by no stretch the obvious choice for some more Republican-leaning Park Ridge residents.

Thousands Raised For Navy Vet, Dad Of 4 Killed In Black Ice Crash

Thousands Raised For Family Of Tommy Gardiner - Park Ridge, IL - Donations have poured in to a YouCaring effort to support the family of Tommy Gardiner of ...

Suburban swimmers say high school pool is making them sick  WLS-TV

Members of the Maine South High School swim team said their breathing problems are so severe that they had to go to the doctor and move their practices to ...

Maine South students call attention to LGBT community during Day of Silence  Chicago Tribune

There are some things members of Maine South High School's Gay-Straight Alliance wish would disappear when it comes to outside perceptions of the lesbian, ...

Fotis Kokosioulis Excited About Maine South Legacy, NIU  Journal & Topics Newspapers Online

Fotis Kokosioulis is making plans for his next home at Northern Illinois University after a record-breaking career at Maine South High School as a yard-eating.

Annual Park Ridge food drive taking place this month  Chicago Tribune

The Park Ridge Human Needs Task Force is conducting its annual food drive for the Maine Township Food Pantry, with collection sites spread around the city.

Composed Maine South song, wrote book, and BTW, dated Hillary  Chicago Daily Herald

Gary Koca of Pingree Grove wrote the Maine South High School fight song, broadcast games with radio partner Steve Goodman years before "Go, Cubs, Go," ...

Illinois High School Sides With Student In Yearbook Photo Controversy  CBS Chicago

CBS (CHICAGO) — A senior at Maine South High School in Park Ridge successfully campaigned to have her photo accepted for the yearbook after being ...

Shout Out: Amanda Marino, Salvation Army volunteer  Chicago Tribune

Amanda Marino's volunteer work with the Salvation Army Norridge Citadel and her active participation in several Maine South High School clubs earned her a ...

Park Ridge Student Awarded College-Sponsored National Merit Scholarships

Park Ridge Student Wins National Merit Scholarship - Park Ridge, IL - Maine South student named among winners of National Merit Scholarships Wednesday.

Park Ridge Blotter: Valuables, Handgun Stolen In Ruse  Journal & Topics Newspapers Online

The following records are from the files of the Park Ridge Police Dept. The Park Ridge Journal publishes its "Police Blotter" every Wednesday: Domestic Battery.

Images: Maine South vs. Naperville Central quarterfinal football  Chicago Daily Herald

Maine South hosted Naperville Central for Class 8A state quarterfinal football action on Saturday, Nov. 11 in Park Ridge. Maine South won 39-28.

Park Ridge Police Blotter: Mar. 20-April 12  The Bugle

Note to readers: Information in Police Blotter is obtained from Niles, Morton Grove and Park Ridge Police Department. Individuals listed in Police Blotter charged ...

Potter & Dempster Is City's Most Dangerous Intersection  Journal & Topics Newspapers Online

The Park Ridge Police Department has released the list of the 10 local intersections with the most accidents during 2017. Four locations were along Dempster.

PGA Tour's Steven Bowditch picks HS golfer from Twitter to caddy John Deere Classic  USA TODAY High School Sports

Steven Bowditch isn't a leading PGA Tour professional, but he's still among the best in the world. The Australian competes on the top flight of the tour, and while ...

Witness to aftermath of fatal Park Ridge crash was struck at same corner 43 years earlier  Chicago Tribune

It was Feb. 25, 1975, when 14-year-old Laurie Minor was struck by a car as she crossed Potter Road at Farrell Avenue.

After lowered age requirement, Illinois teens register as organ donors  Chicago Sun-Times

Thousands of teenagers have signed up to be organ and tissue donors in the first months of a new law which permits 16- and 17-year-olds to consent to donate.

Park Ridge and Des Plaines Local Sports - Park Ridge Herald-Advocate  Chicago Tribune

The latest Park Ridge, Illinois and Des Plaines, Illinois local sports news covering basketball, football, baseball and more from the Park Ridge Herald-Advocate.

New penalties in place for youth caught vaping in Park Ridge  Chicago Tribune

New penalties aimed at minors caught using or possessing e-cigarettes are now part of the law in Park Ridge.

Where to buy: Edison Park and Park Ridge | Chicago Business & Financial News & Analysis  Crain's Chicago Business

While they aren't mirror images, Edison Park and Park Ridge, which face each other across the Chicago city limits, have quite a bit in common. They both have ...

Police: Maine South Student Exposed Himself In Yearbook Photo  CBS2 Chicago

PARK RIDGE, Ill. (STMW) — A Maine South High School student has been charged with disorderly conduct after he was discovered exposing himself in a ...

District 207 alternative high school relocates to Park Ridge  Chicago Tribune

An alternative school run by Maine Township High School District 207 has opened in Park Ridge.

Maine East students choose alumna Hillary Clinton in mock election  Chicago Tribune

Like their counterparts at Maine South High School, Maine East students chose Park Ridge native Hillary Clinton as their preferred candidate for president ...

Always running, always prepared: Hillary Clinton as a high school politician  The Washington Post

PARK RIDGE, Ill. — Hillary Rodham was 16 when she first ran for president. It was February 1964, her junior year of high school in this town of steeples and ...

Police, Communities Pay Tribute To Officers Gone  Journal & Topics Newspapers Online

The Park Ridge Police Department and its Police Chaplains Association hosted their annual *Service* of Remembrance on Monday (May 14) at City Hall. It's a.

In Time Of Tragedy, Dist. 207 Students Send Encouragement  Journal & Topics Newspapers Online

Stoneman Douglas High School is more than 1300 miles away from Park Ridge, but Maine East High School students aren't letting geographical distance stop ...

Maine South student newspaper honored at state, national levels  The Bugle

For the fourth time in four years, Maine South High School's student newspaper, Southwords, has earned “Best in Class” designation from the Northern Illinois ...

NCHS A.D. Turner takes job at Maine South  Bloomington Pantagraph

NORMAL — Andy Turner is confident he is doing the right thing, that it is “the best move for my family at this time and in my professional career.”

'Goldbergs' co-star splits time between Park Ridge, Hollywood  Chicago Daily Herald

Sean Giambrone is a 15-year-old suburban kid with a double life. For part of his life -- about half the year -- he's a normal Maine South High School sophomore, ...

Park Ridge and Des Plaines News - Park Ridge Herald-Advocate  Chicago Tribune

Park Ridge, Illinois and Des Plaines, Illinois news, crime reports and top stories from the Park Ridge Herald-Advocate.

'Oaktober Blitz': Students, volunteers calculate benefits of Park Ridge oak trees  Chicago Tribune

What is left of this "oak savanna" was the focus of a recent "Oaktober Blitz" coordinated by Go Green Park Ridge and Maine East High School's Ecology Club.

Editorial: Local Papers Remain A Vital Source  Journal & Topics Newspapers Online

At times, doesn't it seem like we are all transfixed on the mish-mash of political intrigue, backbiting and the forces of destruction going on in our nation's.

Winds of football fate favor Maine South against Palatine  Chicago Daily Herald

Maine South's football team prevented Palatine from reaching the Class 8A state title game, as the host Hawks won 28-14 on Saturday and ended the Pirates' ...

Suburban dance squads advance at IHSA finals  Chicago Daily Herald

The Geneva High School and Stevenson High School competitive dance squads kept their title defense hopes alive at the 2018 IHSA Competitive Dance ...

Maine South yearbook earns staff and individual honors  The Bugle

Maine South High School's yearbook, the EYRIE, recently earned staff and individual honors through evaluation during the Northern Illinois Scholastic Press ...

Kyle Schwarber Comes To Rosemont  Journal & Topics Newspapers Online

Chicago Cubs star Kyle Schwarber made his return to the Journal-area Thursday, Aug. 2 at Parkway Bank Sports Complex in Rosemont for the Kyle Schwarber ...

Park Ridge Men's Prayer Breakfast celebrates 50 years  Chicago Tribune

The Park Ridge Men's Prayer Breakfast celebrated its 50th anniversary March 14 at the Park Ridge Country Club at 636 N. Prospect Ave. More than 200 guests ...

Images: #TBT Gallery looks back at October 1972  Chicago Daily Herald

Our #TBT Galley takes a look back at October 1972 in the Northwest suburbs.

Constable: Maine South grad's work links sense of smell, death  Chicago Daily Herald

The predictor of when you will die isn't right under your nose. It is your nose. "The sense of smell is like the canary in the coal mine," says Dr. Jayant Pinto, ...

Local High School Student Stars In TV Series The Goldbergs

Niles-Morton Grove, IL - Sean Giambrone's start at Maine South High School in Park Ridge is being delayed just a bit, though he's working on assignments with ...

Park Ridge youth soccer group hopes to light up playing field  Chicago Tribune

A Park Ridge youth soccer organization is planning to light up one of its practice and game fields.

Niles Police Meet Skokie's 'Lip Sync Challenge'  Journal & Topics Newspapers Online

Niles police produced a high quality video featuring dozens of officers, including K9 Ace, and challenged both Rosemont Public Safety officers and Illinois.

Lead in our schools' water: Our report that preceded legislation  Chicago Daily Herald

Our continuing series on suburban water quality has led to real legislation. A bill that requires testing of drinking water in all Illinois schools for lead ...

District 64 Spelling Bee champion claims title for fourth year  Chicago Tribune

The reigning champion of the Park Ridge-Niles School District 64 Spelling Bee will hold on to the title for another year.

Political figures from Illinois were Nobel Peace Prize recipients, wartime leaders  Belleville News-Democrat

Political figures from Illinois include recipients of the Nobel Prize for Peace and leaders during wartime. The list includes Barack and Michelle Obama, Hillary ...

Student Walkouts | 2 Dead In House Fire | Gun Ban Challenged  Evanston, IL Patch

North Shore Week In Headlines: April 14 - April 20 - Highland Park, IL - Headlines: Dog Sniffs For Electronics | Cops Save Collapsed Man | Carson's Stores ...

Hoffman Estates High grad named to USA bowling team  Chicago Daily Herald

Sarah Wille, a 2014 graduate of Hoffman Estates High School, was named to Team USA Women's Bowling Team.

Heart defect caused Park Ridge girl's death at cheer camp, examiner says  Chicago Tribune

A rare heart defect is responsible for the unexpected death of a Park Ridge girl who collapsed at a cheerleading camp in late June, according to the Cook ...

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