News

  • 11:10 PM

      Holding signs that read “Teachers+Students=Solidarity” and “Union Rights are Human Rights,” more than 300 Niles West students walked out before 8th period yesterday to support collective bargaining rights not only for District 219, but Wisconsin, Indiana, and 22 other states. Seniors Alex Knorr and Eric Krikorian, two of the creators of Peacefest @ West,

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  • 10:00 AM

    DePaul University has decided to make submitting ACT and SAT test scores optional for incoming freshmen starting next school year. In place of submitting a test score, applying students must write a personal essay about goals, life experiences, and other characteristics about a student that a test can’t portray. ” [There are] a lot of really

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  • 12:33 PM

    Dance Marathon is scheduled to host their annual T-Bay fundraiser the week of April 11-15 outside the Student Activities Center to benefit Refugee One. This year’s T-Bay will feature items and events compliments of Niles West faculty and staff that will be auctioned off to the highest student bidder.  Events include a Portillo’s hot dog

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  • 10:19 AM

    The IRC is now equipped with new e-readers called Kindles. Lots of students are putting their names on the waiting list to check one out, and for good reason. The Kindles, produced by Amazon, are very thin and sleek e-readers, and with about 80 digital books on every e-reader, their convenience is proving popular. The

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  • 12:54 PM

    Students will have the opportunity to take pictures with their friends on Thursday, March 10 and Friday, March 11 in the student commons during all lunch periods. The Buddy Pics will be a part of the Yearbook and NWN’s Senior Supplement, which comes with the yearbook.  Buddy Pics cost $5 for three people in a

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  • 12:04 PM

    The National Honor Society is sponsoring a can food drive that begins this week and ends the Thursday before spring break. Students are requested to bring cans or personal hygiene products to their homerooms, and whichever homeroom has the most items collected by Thursday, March 24 at 10:45 a.m. will receive a prize. Homerooms teachers

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  • 11:22 AM

    While most students were sleeping in on their day off last Friday, the Literacy Center tutors were here at Niles West for the COWLLC’s (Chicago-land Organization of Writing Literacy and Learning Center) annual spring conference. There were 530 tutors from 22 different schools who attended the regional conference. The schools attending were primarily high schools

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