News

  • Current Events: Black Student Union
    10:35 AM

    Editor’s Note: This is the third in a series of nine stories surrounding current events of different cultures at Niles West as a part of International Week. The Black Student Union at Niles West embraces the cultures of both the Black community in the United States as well as the multi-national African community. Here are some of the

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  • Current Events: China
    9:22 AM

    Editor’s Note: This is the second in a series of nine stories surrounding current events of different cultures at Niles West as a part of International Week. Did you know that before Thursday, Jan. 9, 2017 president Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping hadn’t had any contact? That changed when Trump sent a letter to

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  • Science Olympiad Invitational Held at Niles West
    9:09 AM

    Niles West hosted a Science Olympiad invitational on Saturday, Feb. 11. Unlike a science fair, where students create experiments and displays about them, students involved in Science Olympiad choose several events to research and take part in from several chosen by the state organization. At the event, they are responsible for being experts in their

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  • International Week to Kick Off with Cultural Round Table
    9:19 AM

    To kick off International Week, Niles West will be hosting a cultural round table on Monday, Feb. 13 in the Student Commons. This annual event is an opportunity for students to embrace the diversity that the district has to offer, as well as to provide a safe space to voice different opinions. The theme for

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  • International Week will Begin on Monday
    9:12 AM

    Niles West’s annual International Week will begin on Monday, Feb. 13 and will continue through Feb. 24, with multiple events held throughout the two week period, including a Cultural Round Table, International Feasts, and International Night. This year, the cultural groups who serve food during the International Feast will be divided into two different days due

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  • Press Conference Held to Celebrate Chinese Culture
    9:20 AM

    Coming Together, an organization based in Skokie and Niles, will be holding a press conference to celebrate Chinese Culture at the Skokie Public Library on Saturday, Feb. 11. Present at the press conference will be: Mayor of Skokie George Van Dusen and his wife, Susan Van Dusen; Skokie Public Library Director Richard Kong; D219 Superintendent Dr.

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  • DECA Wins More Than 60 Awards at Regionals
    9:22 AM

    Niles West’s DECA competed at the North Suburban Regional DECA Conference on Sunday, Jan. 29 at the Donald J. Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont, IL. Over 1,200 students attended the convention, and West’s DECA came out as one of the most successful teams at the event, earning over 60 medals. The team spent a lot of time

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