Niles West News

D219 Implements New Grading Policy

By Rebecca Yun

August 30, 2012

Over the summer, District 219 decided to opt for a different grading system. Most of the old policies would be the same, but now grades are being accumulated per semester instead of per quarter, like last year. Additionally, progress reports wil...

Parents, Students Speak Out Against Proposed Curricula Changes

By Ivana Kosir

November 14, 2011

A town hall meeting allowed students, parents, and community members to express their opinions regarding the Annual Review of Programs for 2012-13 for District 219 schools Thursday, Nov. 3 at Niles North. According to the Annual Review of Programs, ...

Honors English could be Eliminated for Upperclassmen

By Ivana Kosir

November 1, 2011

A new proposal from the English department leaves Honors English out as a course option for juniors and seniors. Students will have to enroll in a regular English course or an Advanced Placement course. According to English director Sanlida Cheng, the ...