Niles West News

“Kiss Our C14ss”=Not Very Classy

By Breana Brill

October 3, 2012

Two days ago, the class of 2014 was in the lead to win the infamous hallway decorating contest. And the one year the 2014 class comes together and "gets things done," we get in second place. A lot of confusion has happened ov...

Prom: The Unspoken Rule

By Alyssa Guzman

May 17, 2012

Sophomore Alyssa Guzman on prom.Prom and my wedding day: those are the two nights that I have fantasized about since I was just a little girl. The idea of getting all dolled up for a night that's sure to be remembered has always appealed to ...

College/Career Drop-In Day to Help Juniors Start Preparing for Future

By Ali Toth

January 27, 2012

A College/Career Drop-In Day, a day where juniors are invited to stop by their counselor's office for an informal meeting where they can think and plan ahead about how to get ready for things like college and careers,  is scheduled to be held on Friday, Jan. 27 in th...

Putting Together the Pieces Scheduled to Help Prepare Juniors for College

By Fatima Farha

November 3, 2011

Putting Together the Pieces is scheduled to for Thursday, Nov. 3 at 6:30 pm in the auditorium. Putting Together the Pieces is a night for juniors and their parents to begin thinking about college and also start preparing for it....

Color Wars Cancelled for This Year’s Homecoming Assembly

By Alyssa Guzman

September 27, 2011

During last year’s homecoming pep assembly the freshmen wore gray, the sophomores were in white, the juniors sported black, and the seniors were decked out in red. This year, though, things are going to change. Everyone will...

ACT=Not so Bad

By Maggie Wibright

May 2, 2011

Anxiety, stress and exhaustion are words some may associate with the ACT test. But this year, it didn’t seem so bad. I had expected what the test would feel like, since I had taken some practice ones before and ha...

Tips to Surviving the ACT

By Colene Gibson

April 26, 2011

Editor's Note: This article was orginally published on Friday, April 15. Well, juniors, it’s almost time for us to take the ACT.  Some of us have already taken it, but for some of us, the first time we take it will be...