Niles West News

Q&A with Mr. Barnett

By Julia Rodila

October 6, 2011

The NWN sat down with Science teacher Chris Barnett to talk about teaching, Niles West, and biology. Q: What’s your favorite thing about being a teacher? A: I like the ability to be creative with it. I get to design my own curriculum plan, of course I have to co...

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...

It’s Earth Day: Let’s All Become More Environmentally Aware

By Rozy Kanjee

April 22, 2011

Happy Earth Day! This year's theme is A Billion Acts of Green.You didn't know it was Earth Day? You didn't know Earth Day had themes? Don't worry, that's what I'm here for. To help our school become more environmentally aware here's a tutorial to APES: APES 101. Let me guess, your first...