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  • So Long & Goodnight, Niles West
    3:47 PM

    When I walked into Niles West freshman year, it was the last place I wanted to be. I was anxious and terrified and I spent my whole first day wishing I was still in middle school. Before I had even entered the building, I wanted to be done.
    About half way through freshman year, my English

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  • Thanks for the Ride NWN
    5:31 PM

    Hi friends,
    This isn’t easy. Saying goodbye to the one high school experience that has shaped me into the person I have become today is pretty difficult. So difficult that I have procrastinated on writing this for about two weeks. It isn’t a “senioritis” type of procrastination, rather an, “I am in denial I need to

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  • Goodbye, Niles West
    10:41 AM

    I remember the day so vividly. The day I walked into the building for the first time as an incoming freshman. It was a hot, sunny day and I had walked to school with my friend Tom. Before I left, my mom said something to me, “Chris, start making memories now, these four years will

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  • The Niles West News Pre-Season Reveal
    8:30 AM

    Congratulations on a successful school year to all of the students at Niles West. Good luck to all of the seniors on their future endeavors, you will be dearly missed. With only finals week left to conclude the 2015-2016 school year, we can look forward to two things: a needed summer break and your next

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  • It’s Been Real, Niles West
    8:28 AM

    To the Niles West student body and faculty,
    I enrolled in Journalism as a freshman solely to get my English elective credit done with. I was your typical freshman girl, I thought I was the coolest but deep down I was scared to even look a senior in the eye. I didn’t take the class seriously,

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  • On the Final Flip Side: Listen to Your Parents
    8:20 AM

    Parents. They might be wrong a lot of the time. They may bring you off-brand “Fruit Loopz” instead of regular Fruit Loops, but they are your parents, and most of the time sometimes, they are right about things.
    My parents told me to take journalism my freshman year of high school, to which I smartly replied,

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  • Dance Marathon to be Held Saturday at Niles North
    11:19 AM

    District 219’s 13th annual Dance Marathon event will be held this Saturday, May 21 at the Niles North main gym. The event will begin at 4 PM and finish around midnight, with a bouncy house provided for children from 4-6 PM.
    This year the event will feature theme hours such as Halloween, decades, beach, and neon.

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