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  • Swimmers Rally Behind Coach Amid Suspension
    9:39 AM

    Niles West swim team members showed up in force to the district 219 Board of Education meeting on Tuesday, Nov. 15 to support suspended boys’ varsity swim and diving coach and physical welfare teacher Dan VanderJeugdt. Both parents and students alike advocated for a reconsideration of the board’s disciplinary actions. According to several sources close to

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  • Girls Varsity Volleyball Places 4th at State
    12:39 PM

    The bright lights glistened down on the Red Bird logo at center court, but the eyes of the players shined even brighter. Determined to bring home a championship, the girls varsity volleyball team was fired up as they headed in with their heads held high in the air. History was made here at Niles West when

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  • West Reacts to Trump Victory
    10:47 AM

    Republican Donald Trump has won the 2016 presidential election, triumphing over opponent Hillary Clinton, despite polls leading up to the race that predicted a narrow Clinton victory. Trump finished the race with 279 electoral votes, nine above the required 270, while Clinton ended with 218, according to the New York Times. However, Trump is currently behind on

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  • Girls Varsity Volleyball to Compete at State after Winning Super-Sectionals
    12:03 PM

    The Niles West’s girls varsity volleyball team will be competing at Illinois State University on Saturday, Nov. 12 at 8:30 p.m. for the state championship for the first time in school history after a nail-bitingly close victory at the super-sectionals match on Saturday, Nov. 5. During super sectionals, the team played an aggressive game against Riverside

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  • Senior Amanda Lee Makes Niles West History
    8:31 AM

    Varsity golf captain and senior Amanda Lee qualified for state this past Monday, Oct. 10. With a score of 81, Lee placed 11th at the sectional meet, guaranteeing her a spot at the state competition, which happened this past Friday, Oct. 14 and Saturday, Oct. 15. Although Lee didn’t do as well as she had hoped at state, she was

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  • Girls Varsity Volleyball: A Heartbreaking Loss
    8:29 AM

    The Niles West girls varsity volleyball team went up against the New Trier Trevians last night. They fought hard, but in the end, they could not pull out the win. The Trevians and Wolves both had been battling for the first-in-conference spot, which was up for grabs and dependent on the outcome of this game. The

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  • Homecoming Spirit Week 2016
    8:42 AM

    With homecoming upon us, 2016’s first spirit week is here! The themes have been announced based on polls on the NWN website. Monday- Pajama Day Tuesday- Twin Day Wednesday- Sports Day Thursday- Superhero Day Friday- School Colors Day (Red and White)

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