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Dance Marathon Announces New Beneficiary

By Mara Shapiro

June 1, 2012

Dance Marathon announced its next year's beneficiary to be Rustic Falls  on Wednesday, May 30. Rustic Falls is a nature camp for at-risk-youth, cancer survivors, and physically and mentally disabled children and adults. Some activities include horseback riding, fishing, and basketball. Read More »...

Dance Marathon Raises $84,909.82 for Special Gifts Theatre

By Mara Shapiro

May 29, 2012

Dance Marathon raised $84,909.82 for Special Gifts Theatre  at their annual dance from 5 p.m. to 12 a.m. Saturday, May 26 at Niles West. This marks the tenth anniversary of Dance Marathon at District 219. The total made over these 10 years is $546,909. Various chariti...

Why is Dance Marathon More Popular at North?

By Mara Shapiro

May 25, 2012

Those who are involved in Dance Marathon know that Niles North values the event like no other. They absolutely love participating in it. Not to say that West students don't, but there is a considerable ratio difference when one...

Dance Marathon to be Held Saturday

By Mara Shapiro

May 24, 2012

Dance Marathon will be holding its annual dance Saturday, May 26 from 5 p.m. to 12 a.m. at Niles West. Dance Marathon decided last year that its benefactors would be Special Gifts Theatre and Niles Township Foundation for Excellence.  Dancers needed to raise $100, Morale Captains $150, and Executives $300 in order t...

Niles West to Host its Annual Accolades Ceremony

By Hafsa Wahid

May 15, 2012

Niles West will host its annual Accolades Ceremony on May 16 at 7:30 pm. Prior to the ceremony there will be a mandatory rehearsal at 5 pm. The Accolades ceremony recognizes students who have excelled in academics, fine arts, and athletics. The ceremony starts ...