The spirit days have been announced for the week of Monday, Nov. 30 to Friday, Dec. 4. The spirit days were chosen from a poll on Niles West News, according to junior Weronika Jozwiak.Read more
Monday: PJ Day
Tuesday: Hipster Day
Wednesday: Cultural Day (Dress to represent your culture)
Thursday: Twin Day
Friday: Neon Day
School board president Mark Sproat announced the resignation of superintendent Nanciann Gatta and assistant superintendent of operations and chief legal officer John Heintz during a special board meeting Wednesday, Nov. 18 that lasted almost six hours and included two closed sessions.Read more
Gatta and Heintz were both placed on administrative paid leave Aug. 10, 2015, one day before District
A fire in a science-room trash can caused an evacuation last night during senior night for the girls swim team, leaving swimmers, wet, outside in the cold.Read more
According to assistant principal Mark Rigby, the small fire was caused by a warm piece of ceramic that was in the trash can that ignited some paper.
“There was no significant
Throughout the whole month of November, Niles West’s book club, held by English teacher Sharon Swanson, came up with the idea for Niles West’s first-ever book drive.Read more
For each English class, there will be boxes provided to place your book donations. The drive will be giving back to Pilsen Community Books, an organization selling new and used books to support Pilsen’s schools
Editor’s Note: Several names were misspelled and corrections have been made. We regret the error.Read more
Niles West’s annual You Make a Difference Breakfast was held Wednesday, October 21, at 7:30 a.m.
The event took place in the student commons. Students who were nominated had breakfast with principal, Dr. Jason Ness, teachers, and other staff members. The nominees were
For the second time in his high school career, senior Skylar LeVine has qualified for the IHSA state golf tournament that will take place Oct. 16 and Oct. 18. LeVine’s score of 76 guaranteed him fourth place for the top ten individual spots to advance.Read more
After last year’s sectional appearance not ending the way he hoped, LeVine
A statement released by principal, Jason Ness on Oct. 7th stated that the suspicious person alert is no longer a threat to the community.Read more
The person has been identified and has not committed a criminal act.
The suspect has strong ties to the community which explains his behavior that day according to Skokie Police Department.
Ness said, “Nothing is