• West Holds Annual Environmental Service Day
    10:43 AM

    This year’s annual Environmental Service Day was be held on Saturday, Oct. 8 from 8:00 a.m. to 12:20 p.m. Volunteers met at Niles North, then traveled by bus to forest preserves that are part of the North Branch of the Chicago River and began doing work that involves removing trees and shrubs that do not belong

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  • West Teachers Participate in National Union Walk-In
    1:04 PM

    Teachers, administrators, parents, and students from the Niles West community participated in a nationally-sponsored union walk-in at school the morning of Thursday, Oct. 6 in the student commons after the event was moved inside because of rain. The event, sponsored by AROS (Alliance to Reclaim Our Schools), a nation-wide organization, sought to promote public education

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  • Hungry Like the Wolf: Sharpening Your Knife Skills
    8:21 AM

    A knife is any cook’s best friend, but it can easily turn into your worst nightmare if you don’t know how to use it. By using these techniques, nothing can go wrong and you can chop up a load of vegetables without a cut on your hand. Step 1: Choosing your knife Vegetables and meats

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  • Vachee Loughran: Swim, Bike, Run
    7:24 AM

    To massive cheers, Niles West special education teacher Vachee Loughran ran through the finish line at the Chicago Triathlon — after a .93-mile swim, a 24.8-mile bike, and a 6.2-mile run. He performed this feat this past Aug. 28, finishing with an amazing fourth-place time of two hours, three minutes, and fifty-two seconds. Loughran, who has been competing in triathlons

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  • A Look Inside the Student Technology Help Desk
    8:17 AM

      As we all know, technology is a integral part of today’s society. Here at Niles West, we use our Chromebooks to enhance our learning. One of the most underrated features of our school is the Student Technology Help Desk. Located on the second floor in the room just to the left of the Computer

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