10th Period (Clubs)

  • A Cappella Groups to Compete at Quarter-Finals
    9:15 AM

    On Saturday, Feb. 6, Echo Effect will be the first of Niles West’s a cappella groups to compete in the ICHSA Midwest Semi-Finals in Port Washington, WI. The other two groups — High Fidelity and Guys and Dolls — will be competing on Friday, Feb. 12, in DeKalb, IL. Tickets can be found here.
    Since 1995, Varsity Vocals

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  • VEX Robotics Club to go to Nationals
    9:33 AM

    A group of high school students sitting around programming and building robots may sound like the plot of Weird Science, but for the Niles West Robotics Team it is just a typical afternoon.
    Using VEX Robotics Design System, students get to develop their programming skills by competing with other teams and their robots.
    Junior Michael Leon has found a place

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  • First-Ever Hunger Games to Encourage Giving Back
    9:37 AM

    24 tributes from the 12 districts of Niles West will have the chance to win $200 on Tuesday, Jan. 5 at 8:00 p.m. Sign-ups began on Dec. 9 and are still open by the cafeteria during lunch hours and in the south lobby after school. Until 6:00 a.m. the next day, this year’s first-ever Hunger Games brings

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  • Clubs Goin’ Up at West: PACE Club
    10:53 AM

    During an average Political Affairs and Current Events Club (PACE) meeting, anywhere from 10 to 20 students are present, and, many times, a guest speaker may be present to explain and educate the students about controversial subjects. Some students are very active and vocal in the political conversations, while others enjoy listening and incorporating new

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  • Clubs Goin’ Up at West: Archery Club
    9:08 AM

    Editor’s Note: This is the last in a series of 10 features about clubs at West.
    For a long time, Niles West has provided students the opportunity to create new clubs that they feel deserve a place at West or will interest many students. Senior Daniel Liu took advantage of this opportunity and created what is

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  • Clubs Goin’ Up at West: Ping Pong Club
    10:49 AM

    Editor’s Note: This is the ninth in a series of 10 features about clubs at West.
    Have you ever been so passionate about something, but sadly Niles West didn’t offer a club for it? Senior JD Kim surely was. Over the summer Kim and his friends would play ping pong nearly every day. The group of friends started

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