Niles West News

Annual You Make A Difference Breakfast Honors Teachers

By Gabrielle Abesamis

April 17, 2012

In an effort to recognize Niles West educators for their hardwork, principal Kaine Osburn hosted the annual You Make A Difference Breakfast for staff members today in the student commons at 7:30 a.m. According to  executive secretary Judy Wheatman, the breakfas...

All American Rejects Make A Sucessful Comeback

By Gabrielle Abesamis

April 3, 2012

In 1999, two 17-year-old high school boys from Oklahoma formed a band that countries from all over the world know as All American Rejects. Today, the alternative rock and pop group writes and performs songs from top 40 radio lists and the...

Band Concert to be Held Tonight

By Danny Thompson

March 22, 2012

Niles West band director William Koch is scheduled to conduct the Spring band concert with his Concert band, Symphonic band, and Symphonic Wind Ensemble on Thursday, March 22  in the auditorium. Koch's bands have been preparing f...

Q & A with Chinese Club

By Gabrielle Abesamis

February 7, 2012

Niles West will be celebrating its diversity by hosting International Week for the next two weeks.  To kick off the event, NWN sat down with Chinese Club Treasurer and sophomore Timothy Chan and sophomore Dee Lam to discuss their Chinese culture. [mp3-jplayer tracks="Chinese Club Interview...

Registration for Shadow Day Guide Now Available

By Gabrielle Abesamis

January 25, 2012

In an effort to promote Shadow Day Guide Registration, Student Activities director Jessica Ogulnik sent a sign-up form to all the students of Niles West on Thursday, Jan. 19 via email. To clarify, Shadow Day is a set of days where students from junior high fee...

Parents, Students Speak Out Against Proposed Curricula Changes

By Ivana Kosir

November 14, 2011

A town hall meeting allowed students, parents, and community members to express their opinions regarding the Annual Review of Programs for 2012-13 for District 219 schools Thursday, Nov. 3 at Niles North. According to the Annual Review of Programs, ...

Q & A with the Homecoming Court

By Gabrielle Abesamis

October 12, 2011

NWN sat down with the Homecoming court runners  Thi Li, Jewell Loyd, Jackie Salamanca, Samantha Chao, Casey Mahoney-Muno, Neal Omar, Steven Czajkowski , and Milos Jovcic for a Q&A about who they are and why you should vote for them. Please click here to view the Homecoming Court Coro...