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Incoming Freshmen


1. Pre-enrollment process online – (started 11/16/21 and due 12/13/21)


          a) View the email sent to you from district for the registration process for the Class of 2026 (will be available in English, Spanish, and Polish)


2. Attend “Nuts and Bolts of High School” event (incoming freshman orientation). If you missed it, you can view this video: 


3. Make an appointment with your child’s school counselor to plan for course selections (due 1/17/22)

[Oprima aqui para mas informacion sobre citas con consejereos para la seleccion de clases]

4. Learn more about our elective choices by reading the document below or viewing the Electives Video: 

 Freshman Elective Course Descriptions    Electives Video


5. Learn more about credits, classes, clubs, activities, and get answers to your FAQ’s by clicking on our guide:

Freshman Orientation Guide 


6. Items to be provided by summer 2022:

a) Residency paperwork, if applicable (click here)

b) Illinois Physical (click here)

c) Birth certificate or passport – mail, drop off, or email

* If you already registered to attend Maine West, but will be  moving or attending another school please let us know by calling the Student & Family Services Department office at 847-803-5768.