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  • Five Finalists Announced in Cutest Couple Contest: Vote Now
    2:22 PM

    The finalists for the cutest couple contest have been announced. There are five finalists in the contest. Vote on the poll by Thursday, Feb. 16 at 8:00 a.m. The winners will be awarded a $50 gift card to Cheesecake Factory. Cutest Couple Contest ◄ Back Next ► Picture 1 of 5 Taylor Isirov and Kosta

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  • A Cappella Groups Make Niles West History
    4:47 PM

    Nine groups from the Midwest region gathered at the South Milwaukee Performing Arts Center in Milwaukee, Wisconsin to compete in the quarterfinals of the International Competition of High School A Capella. Among those nine groups were Niles West’s very own a cappella groups: Echo Effect, High Fidelity, and Guys and Dolls. All three groups competed

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  • From Wolves to Eagles: Niles West Athletes Participate in National Signing Day
    8:18 PM

    Yesterday was National Signing Day for all high school athletes who want to continue their athletic career on the collegiate level. Seniors Ismail Patel and Dino Perocevic committed to Robert Morris University located in Chicago, IL to continue their football careers.  Both Patel and Perocevic have dreamed of playing together since their freshman year, and it’s

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  • Trump Announces Supreme Court Pick Amid Democratic Opposition
    8:45 AM

    President Donald Trump announced Neil Gorsuch as his nominee to fill the vacancy on the Supreme Court of the United States. The announcement was made the evening of Tuesday, Jan. 31 at the White House. The vacancy on the nine-seat Supreme Court was left by Antonin Scalia‘s death nearly a year ago. Former President Barack Obama had nominated judge

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  • School Board Considering Additional Late Starts for Next Year
    5:44 PM

    The District 219 Board of Education is considering adding seven additional late starts to the school calendar for the 2017-2018 school year, bringing the total number of late starts to 14, as was briefly discussed at the board meeting on Tuesday, Jan 24. The board is considering the additional late starts to give teachers more

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  • Poetry Out Loud Finalists Announced
    12:41 PM

    After grueling rounds of competition within several English classes, the Poetry Out Loud finalists were announced this morning. Congratulations to Michael D., Claire E., Gina K., Nick I., Haris M., Angelyna M., Charlotte N., Leslie O., Priyanka P., Dany R., Kylie R., Freskida S., and Willow W. At first, freshman Freskida Sejdiu did not want to

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  • Wifi Upgrades Announced for Second Semester
    9:21 AM

    The AAL Technology Help desk announced via an email to students on Dec. 12 that an upgraded wireless network will be in place when students return from winter break on Monday, Jan. 9. The upgrade will take place over break, with students receiving an email with instructions on how to connect to the improved wifi

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