Turnabout Canceled This Year

By Ali Toth

October 28, 2011

Hopefully students at Niles West enjoyed themselves at Homecoming last week because there won't be another dance for underclassmen until Homecoming 2012. According to this year's school calendar, there will be no Turnabout dance. This decision, student activities director Jessica O...

Homecoming…. Stag?

By Mara Shapiro

October 3, 2011

One of my favorites times of the year is upon us: Homecoming. Normally teachers relax with the extraordinary amount of homework and tests that make up the school year, and give us a night to dance and hang out with friends.  One thing I have been noticing throughout ...

Why I’m Not Going to Prom and Why I Don’t Care

By Rozy Kanjee

May 20, 2011

If you overhear a conversation had by seniors, they all revolve around one thing: prom. It's so close it feels like it's tomorrow. Ha ha, just kidding it is tomorrow. So why am I cutting it close? Why is this the first thing being written about it? I guess I have a confession to make....

Variety Show to Benefit Dance Marathon

By Colene Gibson

May 9, 2011

Students will be giving it their all and showing off their talents on the Auditorium stage for the Niles West's annual Variety Show on Friday, May 13 at 7:30 p.m. Admission tickets will be sold for $5 at the door. No tickets...

Flatley Offers to Shave His Head for Dance Marathon

By Colene Gibson

April 25, 2011

    In honor of Dance Marathon's fundraising for Refugee One, Flatley offered to shave his head if students and staff can raise $5,000. The $5,000 cannot be overall fundraising money, though.  It needs to be specifically donated to Flatley shaving his head.  ...

DM Hosts Annual T-Bay Fundraiser

By Colene Gibson

March 11, 2011

Dance Marathon is scheduled to host their annual T-Bay fundraiser the week of April 11-15 outside the Student Activities Center to benefit Refugee One. This year’s T-Bay will feature items and events compliments of Niles West faculty and staf...

Niles West Hosts Pizza Wars

By Colene Gibson

January 17, 2011

On Thursday, Jan. 20 from 6-9 pm in the cafeteria, Niles West is scheduled to host the Pizza Wars: a competition to find the best pizza within the Niles Township. This event will feature pizza from California Pizza Kitchen,...

‘Teenage Dream’ Doesn’t Go ‘All the Way’

By Ivana Kosir

January 10, 2011

Due to a faculty complaint to principal Kaine Osburn, the Turnabout theme of "Teenage Dream" has been changed to "Not Just a Dream," upsetting some students who say the school is sending mixed messages. The lyrics of Katy Perry'...