Meet Me in a Minute
Jackie Chis is a senior by day, and a librarian who misuses her twitter by night. Here at West, Chis is the editor of the Spectrum, student leader of W.H.O. Club, member of Model UN, and a newly joined member of National Honors Society.Read more
“I like being involved in academic clubs. NHS is cool because
Most high school students struggle to find something that they love. Granted, there are those select few who know exactly how they want their life to turn out after college, while still in high school. Mrs. Jean Attig was one of those people.Read more
“I loved all of my business classes so much in high school and one
Niles West physical education teacher, cross country coach, and softball coach Nicole Reynolds is actually a graduate of Niles North.Read more
Prior to becoming a full-time teacher here at West, Reynolds worked as a student-teacher at Niles West in the fall, then was a substitute the second semester.
“The year before I got my job, I was a
From the frames of pink glasses that reveal her knowing eyes to the vivid colors of her sandals-of-the-day, Señora Karimighovanloo outfits hint at the vibrant person she truly is once you get to know her.Read more
Growing up between two different cultures was an experience that exposed her to the richness of life on earth as a young child.
Meet junior Julianna Gil, artist and athlete. She is a swimmer for the Niles West JV team, and she’s been swimming for Niles West since freshman year. Gil enjoys art, and will be joining the Niles West Art Club. Moreover, Gil also takes art classes outside of school at a studio called Art in the SquareRead more
Every morning at 8:10 A.M., history teacher Chris Schwarz starts class by joking around with his students. When senior Carly Kenney asked if he knew what color his tie was, after learning he was colorblind, he responded with, “Carly, you are so obnoxious.” He then explained that his wife picked out his ties, and added that she
Editor’s note: Pestano uses they/them pronouns to identify themselves.Read more
Strutting down the hallway, junior Jimbo Pestano‘s shirt proudly declares, “16 years of queer,” something that is true for both the aforementioned queer individual and About Face Theatre in Chicago, a theatre company dedicated to the recognition of and activism for queer rights. Since their first spur-of-the-moment decision