Niles West News

Get to Know Your Homecoming King: Faris Karaman

By Alexa Bits

October 4, 2012

Faris Karaman runs into the the dark auditorium with his arms raised. "Faris, Faris," the senior class stands and begins to chant. He gets to the stage and positions himself in the center, standing confidently in front of the bright lights. It is apparent what is about to happen.  After a long, susp...

Q&A with the Homecoming King and Queen

By Alyssa Guzman

October 3, 2012

You voted, Niles West, and the decision has been made: Seniors Molly Kleppin and Faris Karaman are your 2012 Homecoming King and Queen. The NWN sat down with them for a brief interview on how it feel to be victors. NWN: How did ...

S.A.V.E. Club Tries to Save the World

By Fatima Farha

December 23, 2011

It's Wednesday, it's 3:30, and in room 1175, senior Jason Block stands in front of the green-floored classroom waiting for his fellow members to quicken their pace and find their way to the week's meeting of S.A.V.E. Club. Sometime afterwa...

Comic Book Club: Cartoons, Conversation, and a ‘Common Interest’

By Gabrielle Abesamis

December 20, 2011

Nobody would have guessed that a room in the main office could be accessed by students. Nobody would have even thought that a conference room (next to principal and sponsor Kaine Osburn's office) would be home to a club. The room is silent. It...

Snow Days Cause Postponement of Final Exams in June

By Ivana Kosir

February 10, 2011

Due to the inclement weather last week and the necessity to close school on Wed. Feb. 2 and Thur. Feb. 3, the school board decided to extend the school year by two days. Principal Kaine Osburn wrote in an email that he suspects that the school board based their decision on the ...