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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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  • BREAKING NEWS: 2016 Homecoming Court Announced
    3:50 PM

    The 2016 homecoming court members are seniors Sokol Delisi, Osama Esmail, Matt Galanopoulos, Robbie Merkel, Alen Radeljic, Neil O’Shaughnessy, Jacqueline Bajric, Despina Baxevanakis, Allison Fair, and Julianna Gil. The top two students with the most votes will be named this year’s homecoming royalty. The next round of voting will take place next week. The royalty

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  • School Board Discusses ‘Religiously Neutral’ Calendar
    8:34 AM

    District 219 Board of Education discussed changing the school calendar to be “religiously neutral,” meaning it would cease giving any religious holidays as non-attendance days, at its most recent meeting on Tuesday, Aug. 23. This type of calendar would potentially stop arguments about giving holidays for some religions, while not taking off school for others, according

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  • Steven Isoye Named District 219 Superintendent
    4:42 PM

    In a special board meeting held on Thursday May 20, 2016, the board of education selected a new superintendent. Steven Isoye will begin serving as the full time superintendent July 1. The search for a new administrator came immediately after separation agreements  between the board and former superintendent Nanciann Gatta were made. With the assistance

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  • Merrick Garland to Speak at Niles West Graduation
    9:27 AM

    Supreme Court Justice nominee and Niles West alum Merrick Garland will be the commencement speaker at the graduation ceremony for the Class of 2016 on Sunday, May 29. The 55th commencement ceremony will take place at Niles West on Basrak Field at 12:00 p.m. Garland, a member of Niles West’s class of 1970, was nominated

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