Niles West News

2012 Boys Track Preview

By Danny Thompson

February 17, 2012

[media id=167] The Niles West boys track team has had consistent success over the past few years with 1st place ranks at state in the 4x1 and 4x2 relays two years ago and a 2nd place rank in the 4x1 last year.  With key dep...

2011 Boys’ Swimming and Diving Preview

By Rebecca Yun

December 5, 2011

[media id=150] The NWN had the opportunity to talk with head coach Dan VanderJeugdt regarding the boys, their goals, and the team's strengths. NWN: With graduated swimmer Konner Scott gone, how is the team looking this yea...

2011 Girls Gymnastics Preview

By Nate Schapmann

November 30, 2011

[media id=147] The NWN had the opportunity to sit down with Girls Gymnastics head coach Susan Arcus to talk about the upcoming season. NWN: How does the team look this year? Arcus: Our varsity team looks great this year.  We sho...

West Remembers Nathan Palma

By Gabrielle Abesamis

November 16, 2011

[iframe width="321" height="241" src="" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen] I was a freshman doing my Global Studies homework after school and there was this stranger whom I had just met who...

A Day in the Life of State Swimmer Edan Scott

By Nick Goldwyn

November 16, 2011

[media id=138] Edan Scott, like thousands of other swimmers before her, is hunched on the starting block above the pool at Niles West. It’s the North meet, and Edan is solemn. She stands attentively, she looks serious, determ...

Inside Look at Niles West Theatre’s “Xanadu”

By Mara Shapiro

November 3, 2011

[media id=133] Flashing blue-colored lights seem to pop up from simple clicks of a keyboard from stage manager Aria Caldwell and assistant director Jason Magel, as the actors from Niles West Theatre's "Xanadu" finish their song...