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  • Niles West Mock Trial Team Places Top 8 at State
    7:08 PM

    For the first time in Niles West history, the Niles West Mock Trial team placed in the top eight at state on Sunday, March 12. The state competition is held at the University of Illinois in Champaign-Urbana every year and is the largest mock trial competition in Illinois, consisting of 44 high school teams from

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  • Spring Spirit Days Announced
    9:10 AM

    Spring Break is coming up, and that means it’s time for Niles West’s annual Spring Spirit Week. Student government has announced that this year’s Spring spirit week will begin on March 13 and continue up until March 17. The spring pep assembly will take place on Friday, March 17. The spring spirit days are as follows: Monday: PJ

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  • Coach Williams Returns for Final Game, Wolves Lose in Regional Semifinals
    11:02 PM

    After the unexpected return of head coach Bob Williams, the Niles West Wolves varsity boys’  basketball team put up a strong performance in the Regional Semifinals against the higher seeded Evanston Wildkits Tuesday night at home, keeping the score within eight points for the majority of the game, but falling short 55-35. The Wolves bench was back at

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  • Boys’ Varsity Basketball Head Coach Placed on Administrative Leave
    5:07 PM

    For an update on this story, please see our coverage of tonight’s basketball game, which Williams coached after the administrative leave was lifted. Boys’ varsity basketball head coach and director of the Niles West math department Bob Williams has been placed on paid administrative leave “in order to investigate an allegation that he violated district policy and

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  • Niles West’s Gina Kostovetsky Advances State Poetry Out Loud Competition
    10:55 AM

    Sophomore Gina Kostovetsky has made Niles West history by becoming the first-ever student to place first at the regional Poetry Out Loud competition, advancing her to the state competition. Kostovetsky first won the school-wide competition here at West, and then advanced to regionals at the Poetry Foundation in Chicago on Wednesday, Feb. 22. She took first

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  • Send off to State Held for Boys Swim and Dive
    10:54 AM

    The Niles West boys Swim & Dive team competed at the IHSA Sectional meet this past weekend. Senior diver Brendan O’Shaughnessy and sophomore swimmer Kyle Avenir qualified for the state meet. At the state send off, head swim coach Jason Macejak made a few remarks about O’Shaughnessy’s accomplishments during the past four years. “Brendan is ending his diving career at Niles West by

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  • Gina Kostovetsky Advances to Poetry Out Loud Regionals
    9:22 AM

    Niles West students competed in the school-wide Poetry Out Loud competition during late start on Wednesday, Feb. 15. Each student was called upon one by one to stand in the center of the room, being critiqued on every minuscule detail of their poem recitation. This Poetry Out Loud school-wide competition was tough, considering that the group consisted

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