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How Important are Required Classes?

By Imran Khan

December 7, 2012

“Why do I have to take this class? When am I going to use this in real life?” Many students ask themselves these questions as they look through their graduation requirements, planning their schedules accordingly. These graduati...

Teacher Appreciation Week Part 3: Thank you, Mr. Geu

By Fatima Farha

May 9, 2012

Editor’s Note: In honor of teacher appreciation week, five NWN staff members have chosen a teacher to write about. These teachers have made an impact on our lives, and we would like to show them our appreciation. Look for more articles t...

Niles West’s Very Own Einsteins

By Alyssa Guzman

March 7, 2012

Senior Felix Angelov  and junior Patrick Liscio were recently recognized for their outstanding contributions to math and science. Angelov recently contributed to Intel's science and engineering fair.  The contest hosted approximately 1,60...

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...

Change in Math Classes to Prepare Students for College

By Ivana Kosir

January 31, 2011

Starting next school year, grade-weight-two math courses will not exist for the incoming freshmen due to the School Board’s initiative to prepare students for education beyond high school. In attempts  to give lower-level students a better chance of getting into a college of choice, grade-...