Niles West News

Expressions Replaces Images as Literary Magazine

By Fatima Farha

March 15, 2012

Niles West's former literary magazine titled Images has been renewed and launched as the interactive literary magazine Expressions in order to project students' various talents in creative writing, poetry, art, and music. ...

Essay Fiesta is Quite the Writers’ Party

By Galina Velgach

February 27, 2012

When you drive into Lincoln Square, you might expect a scaled-down version of downtown Chicago. Instead of every big brand-name store and restaurant, you can find the smaller (and way less expensive) versions of everything. One such shop is the Book Cellar (Like seller, get it? It's a pun) book stor...

Go Green Club: Saving the World, One Recycling Bin at a Time

By Michelle Sproat

December 19, 2011

You might be wondering, who are those people who invade our classrooms and take our recycling bins every Wednesday? Well don't worry, they're not recycling bin robbers, they're the Go Green Club! Starting in 2007, this club has already made a giant impact on our school. Over ...

Use, Reuse…and What NOT to Recycle

By Ali Toth

November 8, 2011

With the start of second quarter, everything's finally in full swing, especially Go Green Club, who have been emptying all of the classrooms' garbage cans every Thursday. However, they club is facing a problem: Sorting through the re...

Lit Center Training Day Prepares Tutors

By Mara Shapiro

September 1, 2011

The Lit Center held its seventh annual Training Day for tutors Friday, August 19 from 8:30 a.m. to  12:15p.m. This year the tutors broke off into groups led by tutor leaders and teachers. The tutors discussed how to tutor, acted out scenarios, and in the end wrote their own definitions of tutoring. "What the tutors are sup...