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  • Special Report: Sources Confirm Sproat Discussed Intent to Remove Konsewicz as Coach
    9:37 AM

    Following months of repeated denials by former school board president Mark Sproat, multiple sources and documents indicate contact between Sproat and at least one Niles West administrator, a parent, and a student regarding former girls basketball coach Anthony Konsewicz. The controversy first came to a head on Tuesday, April 4 when several parents of girls basketball players,

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  • Accolades Ceremony to be Held Thursday
    8:39 AM

    Niles West will be holding its annual Accolades ceremony this Thursday, May 18 in the main auditorium beginning at 7:00 p.m. The ceremony is designed to award students for their particular academic and extracurricular excellence. Students have been selected by various teachers from individual departments to receive prestigious recognition. Student activities director Katie Odell looks forward to

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  • Important Information for 2017 Graduates
    8:30 AM

    The 56th commencement ceremony for the graduating class of 2017 is scheduled to take place on Sunday, May 28 at 3:00 p.m. The graduation ceremony will be held in Niles West’s Basrak Football Stadium. The graduates are to report to the tennis courts no later than 2:30 p.m. on the day of graduation. Here are

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  • Two West Students Selected to Compete at International Science Fair
    3:48 PM

    Niles West seniors Sedra Khan and Vijay Shah will be heading all the way to Los Angeles, California to compete at the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair (ISEF), the largest international competition for pre-college research students, from Sunday, May 14 to Friday, May 19 at the Los Angeles Convention Center. Shah and Khan were

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  • Niles West Includes Students in Instructional Rounds
    11:42 AM

    In an effort to tackle the lack of student voice throughout the school, Niles West has become one of the first schools in the state of Illinois to include students in a school improvement workshop, which was held on March 13 and 14 in the student commons. The workshop consisted of 35 people total, including a

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  • West Hosts Student Forum on Racial Equity
    8:52 AM

    Niles West hosted a student forum on Wednesday, May 3 in the wake of the recent events at Niles West and Niles North following the Stand Against Racism event last Friday, April 28. The event aimed to increase student input following the student-organized walk-out at Niles North and the attempted protest at Niles West. Going

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  • Changes to West’s Stand Against Racism Event Receive Mixed Reviews
    7:53 AM

    The third annual Stand Against Racism was held outside the school during the extended 25-minute homeroom on Friday, April 28. During last year’s stand, which was 45 minutes instead of 25, West lined up along Oakton Street with homerooms holding up signs emphasizing racial equity. This year, students lined up along the school’s inner drive

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