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  • Teacher Appreciation Week to be Held Next Week
    8:32 AM

    Niles West is celebrating Teacher Appreciation Week starting on Monday, May 2. With the school year coming to an end, Niles West is showing our appreciation for the teachers and staff for their hard work all year long.
    The National Education Association describes National Teacher Day on Tuesday, May 3 as “a day for honoring teachers and recognizing the lasting

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  • Niles West Hosts Second Stand Against Racism Event
    8:27 AM

    The student body and staff of Niles West will stand against racism for the second year in a school-wide demonstration scheduled for Friday, April 29. During a 45-minute homeroom, a circle of students and faculty will be formed around the school in a visible protest against racial inequality.
    This stand is not an isolated event, but is partnered

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  • Senior Athletes Recognized at Breakfast
    8:45 AM

    Many students dedicate their high school experience to playing a sport or two. As years pass by, the students begin to think about whether or not the sport is important enough to them to move on to the next level.
    At Niles West, the Athletic Department believes it is a very important thing to recognize

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  • NW Theater Presents: Annie
    8:29 AM

    This week, Thursday, April 28 to Saturday, April 30 Niles West Theater will be presenting “Annie” in the blackbox theater.
    “After ‘Avenue Q’ and ‘Shrek’ for the past two years, it was time to do a classic musical.  Plus, I had noticed that in the fifty year history of this school, ‘Annie’ has never been produced

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  • The Sound of Doves Crying: Remembering Prince
    4:27 PM

    The first time I ever listened to a Prince song was halfway during the second semester in Mrs. Mindy Armour‘s Dance 2 class. At that time, the only knowledge of Prince my mind had was — ashamedly — a cover of his song “Kiss” by pop-rock band Maroon 5. My uncultured love of modern music had

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  • DECA Students Head to Nationals
    8:17 AM

    Members of Niles West’s DECA business club will be competing in an international competition in Nashville between Saturday, April 23 and Tuesday, April 26.
    The International Career Development Conference (ICDC) is an annual competition for high school students who are involved in their school’s business clubs. This prestigious tournament attracts over 15,000 students each year, resulting in

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  • NSPA/JEA: Advising the New Generation of Journalists
    4:19 PM

    Over 3,800 attendees have traveled all across the country to take part in this year’s Spring National High School Journalism Conference in Los Angeles, California from Thursday, April 15 to Sunday, April 17.
    All the students who are in attendance are either a part of their high school’s yearbook or newspaper. Along with this comes a wave

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