The Student News Site of Niles West High School

Niles West News

The Student News Site of Niles West High School

Niles West News

The Student News Site of Niles West High School

Niles West News

2019-2020 Staff

Daniel Navarro

Daniel Navarro

Daniel Navarro is a senior and this is his third year on NWN. He spends most of his time at soccer practices or games, and when he's not at the field, he's home playing with his brothers and spending time with his family.

Luca Hatzopoulos

Luca Hatzopoulos

Luca is a senior on staff and this is her third year. She is Staff Development and Social Media Manager this year. When she's not in school she enjoys reading and playing sports!

Matthew Schieffer

Matthew Schieffer

Matthew is a senior at Niles West, and this is his first year as a part of Niles West News. Outside of school, you can find him out with his friends or sitting in his room because he doesn’t want to do anything....

Nathan Rosca

Nathan Rosca

Nathan Rosca is a junior and this is his first year on staff. During his free time, he loves to play football and hang out with his friends.

Gloria Kosir

Gloria Kosir

Gloria is a senior and this is her third year on NWN. After spending two years as Features Editor, she's looking forward to spending her final year as Editor in Chief. Her hobbies include watching crime shows, reading, and spending...

Eiman Navaid

Eiman Navaid

Eiman is a senior and this is her first year as a staff writer for the NWN. She enjoys taking pictures, hanging out with her friends, and watching TV.  

Kalyn Zwik

Kalyn Zwik

Kalyn Zwik is a sophomore, and this is her first year on the NWN. She is a figure skater and spends most of her time at the ice rink practicing, or in the athletic training center helping out.

Julie Abelson

Julie Abelson

Julie’s a senior and it’s her first year being on NWN. She loves watching Netflix, eating and spending time with her friends and pets. She also runs for the XC team. 

Alma Duskic

Alma Duskic

When Alma isn't on her computer, she's probably listening to music or stressing about school. She also enjoys hanging out with her friends and family. ...

Alli Lipsit

Alli Lipsit

When Alli isn't spending her after school hours running in track or cross country, she can be found spending time with friends and family.

JoJo Beiza

JoJo Beiza

Ready for senior year, Jojo is still stressing over math. After school, she can be found at poms or orchesis practice. And in her free time, she continues to stress over math. 

Marija Kraljevic

Marija Kraljevic

Marija Kraljevic is the Arts and Entertainment and Photo editor for the NWN. When she's not dancing in her Croatian Folklore group, she's typically getting Starbucks and spending time with her friends and family.

Andrea Espino

Andrea Espino

Andrea is a senior and this is her fourth year on the NWN. She's spending her final year as Photo Editor. During her free time she enjoys spending time with family and friends, taking photos and watching Netflix. She is...

Ethan Carey

Ethan Carey

One thing that will never leave Ethan’s life is sports, which is exactly why he took the role as the sports editor this year. It is Ethan’s senior year and second season with the NWN and hopes to keep the sports section in t...

Stefan Simic

Stefan Simic

Stefan plays water polo and does club swimming. In his free time he plays video games.

Mateo Acosta

Mateo Acosta

Mateo Acosta is a junior and is entering his second year with the NWN. In his free time, he loves to play sports, but more specifically, he spends most of his time playing soccer. When he is not spending time playing soccer in t...

Sarah Waters

Sarah Waters

Sarah is a senior and is both the news editor and academics editor. This is her second year writing for the NWN. Her favorite things include her cat, sushi, and cute coffee shops. Follow Sarah on Twitter: @sarahiwaters...

Aila Durakovic

Aila Durakovic

I'm the social media editor for the program this year. This is my third year on the staff. My favorite TV shows are The Vampire Diaries and The Originals. Outside of school, I play club and school soccer.