News

  • 7:46 PM

    On Monday, Oct. 18, don’t be surprised if you see your fellow students walking around with slippers on their feet and teddy bears in their hands. Homecoming is just around the corner, and with Homecoming, comes Spirit Week! Spirit Week themes: Monday: PJ Day. Dress in your favorite PJs and slippers! Tuesday: Black Out Day.

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  • 9:44 AM

    On Tuesday, Oct. 5 and Wednesday Oct. 6, the fifth annual NAMES assembly was held for all freshmen in the auditorium. Through video clips, guest panelists, and activities, freshmen learned about bullying and its effects on people. NAMES is sponsored by the Anti-Defamation League. “[We] wanted to teach our students about bullying, name calling, and

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  • 9:43 AM

    The first Cultural Round Table was held Thursday, September 28 in the student commons. The topic of discussion was “How does American popular culture affect traditional family practices?” About half of the students who attended the Round Table are in a cultural club. Principal Kaine Osburn called several people up to the front of the

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  • 2:26 PM

    Niles West Theatre is trying something new with the first two plays of this 2010 season. The plays Steel Magnolias and Rabbit Hole will run together in the Blackbox Theatre today through Saturday, October 9. Though the plays run through the same week, they aren’t performing at the same times. Rabbit Hole and Steel Magnolias

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  • 3:42 PM

    West is #1622 on its list. It may not seem like a good number, but we are in the top six percent of the best public high schools across America. Newsweek chose high schools based off the staffs that challenge students and prepare them entirely for college through AP courses and more.

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  • 10:23 PM

    “While I and the administration were worried that extremists might put our students in danger the kids of Niles West showed themselves and the community how to stand up and role model real democratic action,” Principal Kaine Osburn said. “Action that is for something as opposed to action that is only meant to demean someone. I have never been prouder of our kids than on that morning, but I cannot say I am surprised.”

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