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  • Judge Garland Speaks at Graduation
    9:45 AM

    Chief Judge of the Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia and Supreme Court Justice nominee Merrick Garland returned to his alma mater, Niles West High School, as the distinguished commencement speaker for the graduation ceremony on May 29.
    Prior to the ceremony, Garland could be found on the tennis courts, chatting with the

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  • Dance Marathon to be Held Saturday at Niles North
    11:19 AM

    District 219’s 13th annual Dance Marathon event will be held this Saturday, May 21 at the Niles North main gym. The event will begin at 4 PM and finish around midnight, with a bouncy house provided for children from 4-6 PM.
    This year the event will feature theme hours such as Halloween, decades, beach, and neon.

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  • Textbook Center Book Returns to Take Place
    8:18 AM

    Returns for all student textbooks will begin in the cafeteria starting on Tuesday, May 24 at 7:30 a.m. Students have all of finals week to return their books; the deadline for all textbooks is Thursday, May 26 at 12:30 p.m., the last day of school.
    “To avoid long lines on the last day of school, we encourage

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  • Seniors, Graduation Information!
    8:26 AM

    The class of 2016’s graduation is set to be held on Sunday, May 29 at 12 p.m. in Niles West’s Basrak football stadium. Seniors will meet by the tennis courts promptly at 11:30 a.m. Here are a few things that the seniors need to prepare for:
    1.) Ordering Cap and Gowns: If you have not ordered your

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  • Too Many Detentions? Donate to the Food Pantry to Reduce Your Time
    10:21 AM

    Students can now donate an item to the Niles Township Food Pantry to deduct 10 minutes of their accumulated detention time. This decision was made by the deans of Niles West in order to encourage students to give back.
    “We [the deans] are all very big proponents of community service. We feel that this is an

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  • Accolades Ceremony to Take Place Thursday
    8:44 AM

    Niles West is set to hold the annual Accolades ceremony this Thursday, May 19, in the school auditorium.
    Accolades is a ceremony designed to honor students for their achievements throughout the school year, and to recognize their hard work and commitment to their academics and extra-curricular activities. Some scholarships, such as those awarded by alumni and

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  • Merrick Garland to Speak at Niles West Graduation
    9:27 AM

    Supreme Court Justice nominee and Niles West alum Merrick Garland will be the commencement speaker at the graduation ceremony for the Class of 2016 on Sunday, May 29. The 55th commencement ceremony will take place at Niles West on Basrak Field at 12:00 p.m.
    Garland, a member of Niles West’s class of 1970, was nominated by

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