Niles West News

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

Sarah Waters, News Editor and Academics Editor

May 07, 2020
Students’ Summer Plans Upended as Pandemic Persists (Story)
Apr 30, 2020
Virtual Graduation Ceremony Scheduled for June 7; Tentative In-Person Date Set for July 19 (Story)
Apr 11, 2020
With Prom and Graduation Canceled, Seniors Contemplate a Career Without Closure (Story)
Apr 02, 2020
College Board Releases 2020 AP Exam Schedule, Implements Anti-Cheating Measures (Story)
Apr 02, 2020
AP Testing Changes Worry Staff, Students (Story)
Apr 01, 2020
District Bans Use of Zoom Until Monday After West, North Classes Targeted by ‘Zoombombers’ (Story)
Mar 20, 2020
College Board Announces Plans to Move AP Tests to Online, At-Home Format (Story)
Mar 17, 2020
District 219 School Board Approves Pay for Third Party Groups During School Closure (Story)
Mar 14, 2020
District 219, Local Feeder Schools Cancel School for At Least Two Weeks (Story)
Mar 12, 2020
Everything That’s Been Canceled or Changed at Niles West Due to the Coronavirus (Story)
Mar 12, 2020
One Month After Initial Sighting, Admin Confirms Bed Bug Presence and Plans Extermination (Story)
Mar 09, 2020
West Seniors Attend Bernie Sanders Rally in Grant Park (Story/Media)
Mar 06, 2020
Opinion: D219 Needs a Clear Plan for Coronavirus. What is it? (Story)
Mar 04, 2020
Social Media Publicizes Fights in Second Semester; Total Number of Altercations Stays Constant (Story)
Mar 02, 2020
West Student Tests Positive for Whooping Cough (Story)
Feb 12, 2020
No “Paws” for Concern: Bed Bug–Sniffing Dog Gives the All-Clear (Story)
Feb 10, 2020
Jerry Pope, D219 Dean of College Counseling, Runs for President (Story)
Feb 03, 2020
International Week: Croatian Club Participates After an Eight Year Hiatus (Story)
Jan 29, 2020
SPECIAL REPORT: Newly Released Police Report Sheds Light on Timeline, Details of November Police Response (Story/Media)
Jan 24, 2020
Incoming Freshmen Explore Extracurriculars at Curriculum and Activities Night (Story)
Jan 21, 2020
Commencement Speaker Applications Now Open (Story)
Dec 12, 2019
Student Threatens Use of ‘MAC’ Gun in Snapchat Group Message (Story)
Dec 03, 2019
After Accidents, Administration Recruits Consultants to Improve Parking Lot Safety (Story)
Nov 19, 2019
Student Makes Threat to School on Social Media (Story)
Nov 08, 2019
National Honor Society Inducts Class of 2020 Members (Story)
Nov 06, 2019
Board Approves New Elective Courses for Next School Year (Story)
Nov 04, 2019
Wolfpack Gives Back Day Gives Nearly 600 Hours of Volunteering to Community (Story)
Nov 04, 2019
Food Drive Homeroom Competition Ends November 15 (Story)
Oct 31, 2019
After Lockdown Scare, Administration Troubleshoots Intercom System (Story)
Oct 24, 2019
Administration Accidentally Calls Lockdown Instead of Bingo; Causes Fear, Confusion (Story)
Oct 21, 2019
Mock Trial Places 8th at Empire World Championships in New York (Story)
Oct 11, 2019
Scholastic Bowl, Last Year’s CSL Conference Champion, Looks to Further Success (Story)
Oct 01, 2019
Impossible Burger, Impossibly Good (Story)
Sep 26, 2019
House Opens Impeachment Inquiry Over Trump-Ukraine Phone Call (Story)
Sep 25, 2019
How and Why You Should Register to Vote (Story)
Sep 20, 2019
The Climate Strike is Valuable. But It’s Not a Substitute for Real Action. (Story)
Sep 09, 2019
Open House Welcomes Families to West (Story/Media)
Sep 06, 2019
Democratic Candidates Focus on Climate Change in CNN Town Halls (Story)
Sep 04, 2019
National Honor Society Gives Back in 2019 (Story)
Aug 30, 2019
Democratic Primary Field Narrows as Next Debate Approaches (Story)
Aug 28, 2019
NARWHALS Plans New Environmental Advocacy (Story)
Aug 27, 2019
BREAKING NEWS: Student Struck by Car in Visitor Parking Lot (Story)
Aug 26, 2019
BREAKING NEWS: Missing Niles West Student Found Safe (Story)
Aug 21, 2019
Greta Thunberg Is a Climate Hero, but She Can’t Do It Alone (Story)
Aug 19, 2019
New Pass Policy Aims to Improve School Safety (Story)
Apr 23, 2019
Board Names Dr. Karen Ritter New Niles West Principal (Story)
Apr 17, 2019
‘Next Steps’ Meeting Helps Juniors Prepare for College (Story)
Apr 16, 2019
Fatal Skokie Shooting Two Miles From West (Story)
Apr 16, 2019
The State of the Democratic Primary (Story)
Apr 05, 2019
GSA Hosting Drive for Hygiene Kits for Homeless LGBT Youth (Story)
Apr 04, 2019
Board Elections Announcement (Story)
Mar 04, 2019
Scholastic Bowl Takes Conference Championship Title (Story)
Mar 01, 2019
Wolfpack Gives Back In Review 2019 (Story)
Feb 26, 2019
New Art Installation Celebrates West’s Black Professionals (Story)
Feb 15, 2019
More Dietary Diversity in the Cafeteria Is Needed (Story)
Feb 11, 2019
International Week: Serbian Club (Story)
Jan 28, 2019
Recap: What Trump’s Halfway Point in Office Means for West (Story)
Dec 14, 2018
The Problem with Physics: Why No Honors? (Story)
Dec 14, 2018
SADD Club Presents Stress Less Week (Story)
Dec 12, 2018
Brian Pryzby: Climbing Up The Ranks (Story)
Nov 13, 2018
Honoring Veterans at West and Nationwide (Story)
Oct 31, 2018
Making Sense of the Midterms (Story)
Oct 11, 2018
Staying Organized: A Key to Success (Story)
Sep 26, 2018
Reforming Homeroom Lunch (Story)
Sep 19, 2018
West Parking in Need of Change According to Students (Story)
Sep 14, 2018
Is the Term “Freshwoman” Correct? (Story)
Sep 07, 2018
This Week in World News (Story)
Sep 05, 2018
“Proof” Proves a Success (Story)
Sep 05, 2018
Politics Club Preview 2018-2019 (Story)
Aug 29, 2018
2018-2019 Debate Preview (Story)