Friday: The Best Way to Ruin a Great Week

By Ivana Kosir

April 25, 2011

After three weeks of school with nothing but a late start and one day off, this week seems like a gift from the heavens: Wednesday and Thursday are testing days and/or no school days depending on your grade.  We only have two consecutive days of class instruction (Monday and Tuesday), and ...

Burnt Brownies Cause Fire Alarm

By Ivana Kosir

February 5, 2011

On Friday, Feb. 4, during fourth period, the fire alarm sirened throughout Niles West, forcing faculty, staff, and students out into 20-degree weather. The signaling of the fire alarm wasn't planned. It was caused by an overbaked...