Niles West News

Student Government to Host Dodgeball Tournament

By Mara Shapiro

April 30, 2012

Student Government will be hosting a dodgeball tournament in the field house Tuesday, May 1 to benefit Dance Marathon. Applications for teams will be in the Student Commons. Teams must turn in their forms by Monday, April 30...

Sophomore Twins Try Again for World Record

By Hafsa Wahid

April 20, 2012

After being postponed from April 4, Niles West's 14 pairs of sophomore twins met again during homeroom on Wednesday, April 18 to take a picture for the Guinness World Book of Records. The sophomores were supposed to meet up after sc...

Class of 2014 Twins Try to Set a World Record

By Hafsa Wahid

March 22, 2012

Niles West is competing for the Guinness Book World of Records for the most pairs of twins in one grade level on Apr. 4, 2012. Currently there are 14 sets of twins in the sophomore class. According to student activities direc...

Curriculum & Activities Night to Welcome 8th Graders

By Hafsa Wahid

February 6, 2012

[singlepic id=1356 w=320 h=240 float=left]In order to help the incoming freshmen to know more about the clubs, activities, and classes Niles West offers, Curriculum and Activities Night will be held on Wednesday, Feb. 8 at 6:30...

Prom Moves to Rosemont, Downtown Tradition Broken

By Gabrielle Abesamis

January 30, 2012

As a result of the G8 and NATO Summits on May 19-21, student activities director Jessica Ogulnik announced that this year's prom will be hosted at the Hyatt Regency O'Hare in Rosemont instead of in downtown Chicago. According to prom co...

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...

Variety Show Auditions This Week!

By Fatima Farha

January 24, 2012

Variety show auditions are scheduled to be held on Tuesday, Jan. 24 and Wednesday, Jan. 25 from 3:30-6:30 pm. The Variety Show is a night which consists of various talents being projected and demonstrated by numerous students. It i...

Niles West to Host the Annual Pizza Wars

By Hafsa Wahid

January 13, 2012

Niles West will host its annual Pizza Wars, a competition between pizza places, on Thursday Jan. 19, in the cafeteria from 6-9 p.m. The Pizza Wars is a competition held in order to find the best pizza in the Niles Township. The follo...

Dance Marathon to Sell Candy Grams

By Mara Shapiro

December 12, 2011

Dance Marathon will be selling Candy Grams starting Monday, Dec. 12 through Friday, Dec.16 outside the Cafeteria during lunch periods. Dance Marathon sponsor Jessica Ogulnik thinks thanks sending a Candy Gram is a nice gift for a friend. "[Students] should buy one if they want to give a nice no...

Q&A with the Student Government

By Connie Lay-Ngo

November 28, 2011

What exactly does Student Government do? The NWN interviewed Student Government members senior Cody Lefkowitz, junior Gabbrielle Meheux, junior Danielle Meheux, and junior Kubrat Vrachanski to learn about how Student Government focuses on...

Explore the Life of Ms. Ogulnik

By Connie Lay-Ngo

November 22, 2011

You know her as the kooky, spunky Activities Director who knows how to have fun, care for her hair, and make homecoming a blast, but there is so much more than meets the eyes of this vivacious individual. Jessica Ogulnik likes many things ...

“You Make A Difference” Breakfast Awards Faculty and Staff

By Athena E. Hilentzaris

November 2, 2011

"You Make A Difference" for faculty and staff was held this morning at 7:30, honoring all the members that made a difference in the school with the usual breakfast. "You Make A Difference" is an award that honors the faculty and staff members who have had a pos...