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NAMI walk for Jason

July 3, 2015 by Steven Arkin (Register to contact)

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From steve arkin '82

My son passed away from the longstanding effects of uncontrollable major depression by taking his own life while studying engineering at Northwestern. Maine East Alumni have developed a team to walk in his honor at the september 20 National Alliance of Mental Illnesses yearly 5k fundraising event to raise awareness and reduce the stigma of these disorders. Please join me and my family as we participate in this much needed endeavor by following the following link. Thank you in advance - Steve Arkin


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Maine East Father's Day 5K set for Sunday Daily Herald report Jun 12, 2019 10:11  Chicago Daily Herald

Area runners are invited to take part in the Father's Day Kickin' Grass 5K Run/Walk on Sunday, June 16, at Maine East High School in Park Ridge.



Fireworks on July 4th: Where to Watch Around Chicago  WTTW News

Fireworks will light up the skies all over the Chicago area in celebration of Independence Day on Thursday, July 4. Here's where you can watch.



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'Epitome of a teacher': Maine East Golden Apple winner surprised on pajama day  Chicago Daily Herald

Judy Tyler, an AP biology and gifted program teacher in her 31st year at Maine East High School in Park Ridge, was surprised by colleagues and students ...



Maine East High School student arrested, charged after displaying gun in Snapchat  WLS-TV

A Maine East High School student was arrested and charged with disorderly conduct after he posted on social media holding a gun.



Golden Apple winners: Lake View, Maine East high school teachers recognized for hard work, dedication  WLS-TV

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Maine East Teacher Chosen As Golden Apple Finalist  Journal & Topics Newspapers Online

A Maine East High School teacher is a finalist for the annual Golden Apple Awards for Excellence in Teaching. This year, the award eligibility boundaries were.



Maine East Starts New Tradition With Its First Women's Night  Journal & Topics Newspapers Online

By CHRISTIAN KALLIO Journal & Topics Sports Last Thursday, the women of the Maine East High School football program took to the practice fields for the first.



Monday Night Lights Bring Excitement To Maine East  Journal & Topics Newspapers Online

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Maine East Grads To Screen New Independent Film  Journal & Topics Newspapers Online

A special private screening of "Canal Street", a new independent film by Rhyan LaMarr and Chris Jennings, graduates of Maine East High School in Park Ridge,



Girls soccer: Maine West, Maine East play to a tie  Chicago Daily Herald

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Maine East ranks 37th in state on new 'Best Schools' list  Chicago Tribune

Maine East High School has a spot among Illinois's top public schools in U.S. News and World Report's latest ranking of "Best High Schools" in the nation.



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 ...



Park Ridge Blotter: English Bulldog Walks Up To Officers…  Journal & Topics Newspapers Online

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NSDAR chapter honors history scholars, Good Citizens  Chicago Daily Herald

At its 2019 American History Luncheon on Feb. 13, the Twenty-first Star Chapter of the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution honored their ...



Maine East Students Earn Close To A Million Dollars In Art Scholarships From IHSAE  Journal & Topics Newspapers Online

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Twenty-first Star Chapter NSDAR Annual High School Awards Ceremony  Chicago Daily Herald

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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.



Dist. 207 Details $240.7 Million Renovation Plan  Journal & Topics Newspapers Online

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Park Ridge Blotter: Battery Suspect Allegedly Tried To Slice Up Clothes  Journal & Topics Newspapers Online

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Sharing Fireworks Costs Is A Partnership In Park Ridge  Journal & Topics Newspapers Online

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Arbor Day Oak Joins Maine East Collection  Journal & Topics Newspapers Online

The north campus at Maine East High School was chosen by Park Ridge's forestry staff this year as the planting site for Arbor Day. City Forester Brandon Naser.



Park Ridge Blotter: Driver Allegedly Punches Passenger, Blows Stop  Journal & Topics Newspapers Online

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

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Park Ridge Police Blotter  Journal & Topics Newspapers Online

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

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Hillary Clinton and Park Ridge  Chicago Tribune

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

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

Park Ridge, IL - The Park Ridge school was one of 24 Illinois public schools that made the magazine's annual list.



Maine East High School unveils new mural at noon  Chicago Daily Herald

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New Venue Works For PRCO  Journal & Topics Newspapers Online

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

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Park Ridge Blotter: Driver Charged With DUI, More; Boat Taken From Driveway  Journal & Topics Newspapers Online

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Big Bucks Raised At Gemini Charity Basketball Game  Journal & Topics Newspapers Online

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Woman, 20, killed in Des Plaines crash with parents was Maine East grad; brother seriously injured  Chicago Tribune

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Maine South athletic summer camp schedule is out – join now to learn from the Hawks  The Bugle

Participant Eligibility Anyone who is high school age or younger may participate in the Summer Athletic Program. Grade/age level is often designated in the title ...



Des Plaines Community Foundation Offers Four $1500 Scholarships For College Students  Journal & Topics Newspapers Online

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

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Park Ridge Blotter: Neighbor Charged With Keying Car  Journal & Topics Newspapers Online

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'Mary Poppins' lands at Maine East High School  Chicago Daily Herald

The beloved story of everyone's favorite nanny will be presented over two weekends in March, as the Maine East Fine Arts Department presents "Mary Poppins."



State's attorney investigates Dist. 207's handling of ex-teacher's case  Chicago Daily Herald

The Cook County state's attorney's office is investigating whether Maine Township High School District 207 failed to properly notify the Illinois Department of ...



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

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Districts 207, 59 launch teacher coaching organization  Chicago Daily Herald

Maine Township High School District 207 has launched itself into somewhat of a business venture: teaching other districts how to coach teachers.



Court reconstruction bounces Park Ridge tennis players this season  Chicago Tribune

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D99 Names Karen Taylor an Associate Principal of DGS High School  Patch.com

Downers Grove, IL - Karen Taylor will serve as associate principal of Downers Grove South High School starting with the 2016-17 school year.



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Maine East drama class selected for state performance  The Bugle

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Dist. 207 Went To Referendum In 1973  Journal & Topics Newspapers Online

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Images: #TBT Gallery looks back at high school gymnastics  Chicago Daily Herald

This TBT Gallery looks at high school gymnastics in the '60s and the '70s.



Maine East Presents Modern Twist On 'Peter Pan'  Journal & Topics Newspapers Online

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Advocate, Chicago Bears raise breast cancer awareness  Chicago Daily Herald

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41 years later, Park Ridge family's murder still remembered  Chicago Tribune

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Teen Dead After Late-Night Crash Into Pole: Police  Niles, IL Patch

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4th of July fireworks 2018 displays in Chicago area  WLS-TV

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Golf links ex-Marine, autistic Maine East student  Chicago Daily Herald

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Boys Basketball Holiday Tournament Schedules  Journal & Topics Newspapers Online

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Crash Survivor Recovering; Community Lends Support  Journal & Topics Newspapers Online

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Maine Twp. students look back on Maine Flyer warplane  Chicago Daily Herald

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Park Ridge Blotter: Burglary Suspect ID'd Through DNA  Journal & Topics Newspapers Online

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