Niles West News

Seniors Organize ’1 Wish, 1,000 Cranes’ Fundraiser to Help Japan

By Rebecca Yun

April 14, 2011

Seniors Erica Mui and Thidar Khine have organized a fundraiser called "1 Wish, 1,000 Cranes' to help the victims of the recent Japanese earthquakes by making paper cranes and using the money raised to send to Japan. The fundr...

Debate Team Argues Their Way To Success

By Mara Shapiro

March 2, 2011

Social Studies teacher Eric Oddo walks around room 3000, telling his debate team to be louder in their annunciation activity. The kids are staring intently at research written on pieces of paper they grabbed  from a box that is kept in the closet in the room, and start readin...

Master Jedi Sci-fi Club has the Force With Them

By Mara Shapiro

February 3, 2011

When you hear on the announcements at the end of a hard Thursday the words “The Master Jedi Sci-fi Club will be meeting in room 3185 at 4,” do you ever wonder what the club is even about? Sure you know it’s about Sci-fi, but what do you think the club does for a whole hour, considering it ends at 5? Just sit around...

Regular Coca-Cola Sells Big

By Jeremiah Stymacks

December 13, 2010

Senior Andrew Reman is known as the Coke dealer. He has been selling regular Coca-Cola as a fundraiser for Japanese club, making $15 a day in profit. Student demand of this sugary drink has grown exponentially since Niles West reformed its cafeteria and degraded the selection to all diet ...

R.I.O.T. Club Rocks on Tuesdays After School

By Galina Velgach

November 10, 2010

You’ve seen the ads on the morning announcements about the club that blows stuff up. Well, now you could be a part of all the action. R.I.O.T., Researchers and Investigators of Tomorrow, is the perfect club for students who like to really think about what and why things are. “It’s just freaking awesome!” say...

Clubs & Activities

By Colene Gibson

September 18, 2010

Accolades Sponsored by Stephanie Lau, Martha Lietz, Sharon Swanson, & Natalie Moscovitch Art Club Sponsored by Barbara Wismer Second and fourth Wednesday of each month 3:30 pm in 1775 Asian Pop Culture Club Thursda...