News

  • Niles North BSU Kicks off Black History Month
    11:49 AM

    The Niles North Black Student Union hosted the Jesse White Tumbling Team to kick off the district’s celebrations of Black History Month on Friday, Feb. 3 after school. The Tumbling Team, founded in 1959 and coached by Illinois Secretary of State and former athlete Jesse White, serves Chicago’s inner-city children by teaching them tumbling skills. The

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  • Orchestra Director Wins School Teacher of the Year
    10:00 AM

    Niles West Orchestra Director Steve Katz has been awarded “School Teacher of the Year” by the Illinois American String Teachers Association (ILASTA) for the 2016-17 school year based on his remarkable contributions within the orchestra community. Besides leading West to win the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts Schools of Distinction in Arts Education Award, Katz, who has

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  • Trump Overturns the Dakota Access Pipeline Order
    12:40 PM

    The Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL) was pushed ahead by President Donald Trump on Tuesday, Jan. 24 in a presidential memorandum issued from the White House. The move came after his predecessor, former president Barack Obama ordered the U.S. Army Corp of Engineers to halt construction amid concerns voiced by native tribes and activists about the potential threat

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  • Mock Trial Wins 2nd at Skokie Invitational
    11:15 AM

    The Niles West Mock Trial’s Red Team took 2nd place out of 11 schools at the Skokie Invitational this past Thursday, Jan. 27 held at the Skokie Court House. Even though some members have received individual awards, this is the first award they have won as a team since its creation four years ago. Despite

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  • Exploring College Options Night for Sophomores and Juniors to be Held Tomorrow
    9:32 AM

    Exploring College Options Night is will be held Thursday, Jan. 26, from 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm in the Niles West Auditorium. The event intends to help guide sophomores and juniors as they attempt to narrow down their college plans. Exploring College Options Night is a night dedicated to informing students on the different options

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  • Niles West Students March on Chicago for Human Rights
    11:42 AM

    An estimated crowd of 250,000 people attended the Women’s March rally in Chicago on Saturday, Jan. 21 to advocate for issues ranging from women’s rights and racial equality to immigration in the wake of President Donald Trump’s inauguration the previous day. The rally was a sister-event to the Women’s March on Washington D.C. held the same

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  • Annual Curriculum Night to be Held on Tuesday
    9:30 AM

    The annual curriculum night for incoming freshmen will be held on Tuesday, Jan. 24 beginning at 6:00 p.m. in the field house. Students who are assisting during the event will be encouraging incoming freshmen to attend to introduce them to the activities available at Niles West. “I’m attending in order to support the Chinese program at

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