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  • Senior Athlete Recognition Breakfast to be Held Tuesday
    8:29 AM

    The annual Senior Athlete Recognition Breakfast will be held next Tuesday, April 25 beginning at 7:00 a.m. in the student commons. The breakfast aims to recognize student-athletes who intend to continue their playing careers beyond high school. “The purpose of this breakfast is to recognize our senior student-athletes that are moving on to play their chosen

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  • Autos Club No Longer Allowed to Race
    8:00 AM

    Correction: A previous version of this article contained an error regarding whose decision it was to eliminate racing from the Autos Club; the administration was responsible for this decision, not the board of education. At this past board meeting, many concerned parents, students, and alumni fought hard for their right to race the cars that they

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  • Commencement Speaker Recount to be Held Amid Controversy
    12:21 PM

    As the final step in choosing a commencement speaker for the Class of 2017 Graduation drew to an end, the entire process came to a halt Tuesday, April 11 when one of the nominees, senior Isaiah Chauhan, was disqualified. From the 19 applicants, seniors Claire Embil, Asma Akram, Jackie Baik, and Chauhan were selected by the

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  • Badminton Club Returns to Niles West
    9:16 AM

    When most students head off to class or hang out at the IRC before school every morning, what they don’t realize is there is a more active and engaging activity going on in the field house: Badminton Club. Lucky for them, Badminton Club just started last week, and it’s not too late to sign up. According

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  • Senior Hand Prints to Take Place in the Student Commons
    8:30 AM

    The annual senior hand-painting event will occur in the student commons on Wednesday, April 12 after school from 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. The event will cost seniors three dollars, and all the proceeds will go to the Alzheimer’s Foundation for America. Seniors are eager to continue the tradition of painting their handprints around the school

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  • Teachers’ Union Creates Video in Support of Immigrant Rights
    8:14 AM

      The Teachers’ Union for District 219, which encompasses Niles West, Niles North, and Niles Central, banded together to create a video in support of immigrant rights. The video, for which participants volunteered their free time, was recorded at Niles North in mid-March and was released this week. Niles North teacher Pankaj Sharma, who helped organize support

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