Niles West News

Will Lefler: Not Your Average Swimmer

By Rebecca Yun

February 13, 2012

It's the day of the West vs. Waukegan swim meet and the natatorium is quiet, save for a referee in all white, who holds a speaker to his mouth and says, "Take your mark..." before pushing a button to start the varsity 200 freesty...

Not the Same Old Song and Class

By Merrill Miller

December 14, 2011

With the effortless movement of his fingers from string to string, note to note, English teacher Paul Wack relaxes at home while playing the banjo. His left hand is stretched across the fingerboard of one of his two fretless banjos while the fingers on his right hand are quickly arppegiati...

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 ...

Gibson Impacts Students with her Unique Teaching Style

By Carmen Shamoon

September 22, 2011

As you walk into Stacey Gibson's English class, the lights are dimmed and atmosphere is very mellow. Seats are not assigned and the bathroom pass is up for grabs at your own convince. When speaking to her students, she talks with the utmost respect, using only last names. She puts her students and h...

2011 Golf Update

By Rebecca Yun

September 14, 2011

[media id=119] The NWN sat down with head coach Mitch Stern to talk about this year's Golf team. NWN: How is the team looking this year? Stern: The team is as strong and deep as it has ever been. NWN: How tough does ...