Maine West High School, Des Plaines, United States

Maine West High School, also known as Maine West or MWHS, is a public four-year high school located in Des Plaines, Illinois, a north suburb of Chicago, Illinois, in the United States. It is part of Maine Township High School District 207, which also includes Maine East High School and Maine South High School. Maine Township High School West serves most of Des Plaines and a portion of Rosemont.HistoryIn 1957, with the population of the district predicted to rise, the school district leadership purchased 73acre of land which had been the location of two truck farms.While the school was designed to be home to 3,000 students, there was concern about the environment being too large. Thus, the school's design was made with a central core, and three classroom wings, each of which would be its own separate school.While opened in time for the start of the 1959 - 60 school year, the school was formally dedicated on November 8, 1959.In 1974, Maine West won a contest to have KISS play at their school. On November 2, 1974, Kiss played in Maine West's auditorium.On October 31, 1980, five days before the 1980 presidential election, Ronald Reagan appeared at Maine West with actors Cesar Romero and Robert Conrad, giving a 30-minute address to the students and other invited guests. 1755 S Wolf Rd 60018 Des Plaines United States Call: (870) 736-2879
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Maine West High School, Des Plaines, United States

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Found: 16.07.2015


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