A group of high school students sitting around programming and building robots may sound like the plot of Weird Science, but for the Niles West Robotics Team it is just a typical afternoon.Read more
Using VEX Robotics Design System, students get to develop their programming skills by competing with other teams and their robots.
Junior Michael Leon has found a place
This year’s variety show will take place Friday, Jan. 21 at 7 p.m. in the Robert L. Johnson auditorium. All proceeds from the event will go to Dance Marathon’s beneficiary, Chicago Coalition for the homeless.Read more
Chicago Coalition for the homeless is the only non-profit organization in Illinois that advocates public policies that can end homelessness.
During an average Political Affairs and Current Events Club (PACE) meeting, anywhere from 10 to 20 students are present, and, many times, a guest speaker may be present to explain and educate the students about controversial subjects. Some students are very active and vocal in the political conversations, while others enjoy listening and incorporating newRead more
As the stress of finals approaches, students head to the Lit Center for help on reviewing older class materials, completing projects, and getting study tips.Read more
“The Lit Center does get busy during finals time. I think people come in to study and try to get in all the help they can before finals,” Lit Center clerk
With finals right around the corner, anxiety, stress, and nervousness seem to be plaguing the halls of Niles West. For freshmen, especially, the anxiety and stress levels seem to be increasing as Dec. 16-18 approach. Freshmen will be experiencing their first final exams on the dates listed.Read more
Many freshmen are uncertain and scared of the outcome
Throughout the hallways and classrooms at Niles West, students are constantly found on their Chromebooks or their phones. During passing periods, the hallways are known to be crowded with students pushing through. But this doesn’t stop many students who, instead of looking forward, are looking down at their phones, sending a message regardless of theRead more
With finals only a week away, students are scrambling to finish off first semester as best as they can. With all the late night schoolwork and studying, stress is taking over, making students feel overwhelmed.Read more
Stress is a largely occurring issue that is continuing to affect students in high school at a high rate. According to a