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NWN Announced as Online Pacemaker Finalist

Honoring the nation’s best, the National Scholastic Press Association (NSPA) named 44 scholastic news sites as finalists in its prestigious Pacemaker competition. Congratulations to Niles West News, Online Pacemaker Finalist, an honor it also achieved in 2012, 2013, 2014 and 2016.   “The Pacemaker is the association’s preeminent award, “said Laura Widmer, executive director. “NSPA […]

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Students Who Wrote the winning papers in Ms Swanson's English Classes.

Ms. Swanson’s English Classes Raise Money for Charity

    This is the 19th year that Niles West English teacher Sharon Swanson and her classes have made an impact on the world. Since 1999, Ms. Swanson has assigned her class to write a persuasive research paper to convince others to donate to a particular charity. Students research charitable organizations, conduct an interview with […]

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Liam Lorenz and Alan Ivackovic are currently ranked #9 in the nation as determined by a National Speech and Debate poll

Viking Debate Has Strong Beginning to Season

  Niles North debaters started the 2018-19 season strong by placing at several competitions and achieving national recognition.   Senior debaters Liam Lorenz and Alan Ivackovic are currently ranked #9 in the nation as determined by a National Speech and Debate Association coaching poll which reviews the records and accomplishments of thousands of debaters across […]

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D219 Board Honors Tech Innovators

D219 Board Honors Tech Innovators Niles North junior Elizabeth Henderson and Niles West sophomore Zakariya Sattar were honored with the Technology Innovators Award by the Niles Township High School District 219 Board of Education at its December 18 meeting.   Elizabeth Henderson, Niles North   Ellie Henderson has grown up in a family of four […]

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