• Niles West to Host Theatre Showcase
    8:32 AM

    The Theater for Young Audiences showcase will take place in the Blackbox theater on Wed., Oct. 26 at 5 p.m. The showcase is designed for kids of all ages, specifically from the feeder schools, to the world of theatre. This year’s performance will be “Alice in Wonderland”, and the cast is comprised of theater students

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  • Annual Fall Band Concert To Be Held Tomorrow
    8:30 AM

    Lights turn on, and everyone’s eyes are on the brightly lit stage. The conductor, Justin Johnson, begins to swing and wave his arms to direct his group of student musicians. It’s the annual Fall Band Concert. This Tuesday, Oct. 25, will be hosting the annual fall band concert in the Auditorium. The expectations are set high

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  • Red Ribbon Week Coming Up
    8:40 AM

    In and effort to bring awareness to the dangers of drug and alcohol use, Niles West will be participating in Red Ribbon Week. The week allows students to reflect on the choices they are able to make about drugs and alcohol. The tradition of Red Ribbon Week, which will be held this year from Monday,

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  • Preview: Bring Your Date to “Almost, Maine”
    9:32 AM

    For the last 12 years, the play “Almost, Maine” has reached hundreds of thousands of people and for the last three years, it has been the most produced play in American high schools. On this Thursday, Friday and Saturday,  “Almost, Maine” is coming to Niles West high school. “Almost, Maine” is a play written by John

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  • Volunteer Fair to be held Friday
    8:20 AM

    The annual Volunteer Fair will be held this Friday, Oct. 21. Organizations will be lined up in the halls outside of the cafeteria in search of high school volunteers during all lunch periods. Niles West activities director Katie Odell thinks it is really important for students to get involved — not only for their college applications,

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  • PSAT Testing to be Held Tomorrow
    8:12 AM

    The PSAT (Preliminary Scholastic Aptitude Test) will be administered to sophomores and juniors at Niles West on Wednesday, Oct. 19. Freshmen and seniors will have a non-attendance day. Students will arrive at school at the regular time, and free breakfast will be available in the cafeteria. Around 8:20 a.m., students will head to their testing

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  • Job Shadow Career Day To Take Place
    8:05 AM

    For the past several years, Niles West seniors and juniors have been participating in Job Shadow Career Day. This is a day for students to shadow a person currently working in a field that interests them and get a feel for what a career in the field is like. In previous years, the application process was open

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