• Heartland Health Center Opens to Offer All Students Healthcare
    8:38 AM

    Heartland Health Center opened its doors at Niles West July 13 for the kick off of the 2015-2016 school year. Located at what was once the nurse’s office, the new Health Center offers services to students regardless of the family’s ability to pay.
    Heartland offers school and sports physical exams, immunizations, evaluation and treatment of injuries

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  • Digital Photography Inspires Students
    10:40 AM

    Walking into a dimly lit classroom lined with Mac computers, posters of digital art on the wall, and students fixed to their screens working, there is no doubt that the class is occupied with digital photography assignments. Passing by each student’s screen, there is always something different and unique. An extra splash of color marks

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  • Intro to Engineering Brings School to Life
    10:24 AM

    If you are curious what it’s like to bring life into something, engineering may be the route to take. Imagine making a robot walk for a whole 10 minutes, or making a small plane or train. These activities and more are part of the engineering classes at Niles West.
    Engineering students range from freshmen to seniors.

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  • VPE vs. Strength and Conditioning: An Inside Look
    8:27 AM

    Strength and conditioning and varsity P.E. both help students to stay healthy and fit when student athletes are out of season. On a daily basis both classes do their set workouts for the day. Some say the classes are basically the same; others say that they are different. Strength and conditioning is for people who

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  • Dance Marathon Raises $84,000
    10:19 AM

    On Saturday, May 16, Dance Marathon was held at Niles North. The students chose to donate to the Daniel M. Horyn Foundation. The foundation was named after a teacher at Niles North who passed away due to Esophageal Cancer.
    The students raised $84,000.77. The money raised will go towards research for Esophageal Cancer.
    The Dance Marathon executives

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  • Video: Girls Softball Update
    10:48 AM

    The Niles West Softball team has had a great season so far. Being over 500—meaning more wins than losses—they have proven to be more successful than previous years.
    Their next game will be against Whitney Young, Saturday, May 2, at 11am. This upcoming game is also a fundraiser in support of Ovarian cancer.
    NWN reporter, Darsea Hajdaregic,

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