Niles West News

School Board Ratifies Tentative Contract

By Ivana Kosir

September 25, 2012

The school board approved the tentative teacher's contract on Monday, Sept. 24. Even though a three-year contract has been agreed upon by both the teachers' union and the school board, steps are being made to formalize it. "We are reducing...

School Board Discusses Potential Calendar Changes (Click here to take the NWN Poll)

By Ivana Kosir

May 2, 2012

Flash back to winter break. You were most likely in one of two bad situations: 1) your backpack was overloaded with textbooks you didn't know you had and you spent a good amount of time studying or doing other schoolwork during break, or 2) you didn't...

Union, School Board to Begin Teacher Contract Negotiations

By Ivana Kosir

February 29, 2012

Negotiations for the teachers' contract are scheduled to begin in March, and potential changes may be in effect for Niles West students in the 2012-2013 school year. Two teams consisting of members of the teachers' Union, NTFT, and the administr...

Committee Studies School-Day Schedule

By Ivana Kosir

September 19, 2011

A School Day Study Committee consisting of parents, teachers, students, and administrators has been assembled to study various school day schedules and possibly change Niles West's schedule for the 2012-2013 school year. The...

Tentative Agreement between the Board and Union Reached

By Rozy Kanjee

March 1, 2011

A tentative agreement between the administration and the teachers' union has been reached, regarding the dismissal of 10 tenured teachers, according to school board president Bob Silverman. If passed by the board and union, the 10 tenured teachers who...