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  • Josef Neumayer: Taking Steps Towards Sustainability
    8:16 AM

    Room 2415, a seemingly standard classroom in the biology wing at Niles West, has a lot more to it than first meets the eye. A closet-like area that’s nearly hidden in the back of the room opens up to reveal several towers of greenery, all taking in bright, blinding sunlight from the three walls of

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  • Teacher Thursday: Pamela Foerch
    11:27 AM

    As Pamela Foerch wraps up her last period class she rushes over to the gymnastics gym to open up the doors for the girls. Not only has she been teaching here for so many years, but she has also been the girls gymnastics coach. After 28 long years of teaching at Niles West, the Physical

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  • Boys Volleyball Defeated by Rivals
    8:38 AM

    It was a close call as the boys varsity volleyball team nearly defeated their rivals, the Niles North Vikings. They ended up losing in the third set with a final score of 25-20 on their home court. Sophomore Evan Han thought they played well as team despite the difficult loss. “It’s a work in progress,

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  • French Student Exchange Program: New Country, New Isa?
    11:43 AM

    French Student Exchange Program: New Country, New Isa? ◄ Back Next ► Picture 1 of 8 Photo by Isa Gil On Wednesday, March 22, a group of students and I from Niles West and North went on the French exchange program trip. The students came from all different levels of French: levels 1,2, and 3, which

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  • Where Are You Going Wednesday: Maeve McCaffrey
    11:37 AM

    There is only one bad thing about birthdays, and that is trying to think of a wish. With family and friends hovering over the cake, paired with the end of the “Happy Birthday” song slowly creeping up on you, making your annual wish can be stressful. Unlike most girls, who often choose between wishing for

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