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Update: Niles West Homecoming Events

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During Homecoming 2019, held on September 23 through 28, Niles West (Egg) will transform into a sophisticated wonderland, bringing all of the glitter and glamor of “The Great Gatsby,” making for a spirited and fun-filled week. Homecoming 2019 culminates with an exciting pep assembly with the Homecoming Royalty during the school day on Friday, September 27, followed by the Varsity Football Game at 5:30 p.m., with the Niles West Wolves playing the Maine South Hawks. The Homecoming Dance will be held from 7 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. on Saturday, September 28. All events will take place at the high school, 5701 West Oakton, Skokie.

Here is a breakdown of the week’s events:

Monday, September 23

PJ Spirit Day

Homeroom Door Decorating Contest

Tuesday, September 24

Sports Spirit Day

Powder Puff Football game at 3:30 p.m. in the Stadium

Niles West Girls Tennis vs. Maine South at 4:30 p.m.

Wednesday, September 25

Hawaiian / Beach Spirit Day

Pie Eating Contest during lunch periods

Thursday, September 26

Flashback Spirit Day

Niles West Girls Tennis vs. Glenbrook North at 4:30 p.m.

Niles West Girls Volleyball vs. Glenbrook North at 6 p.m.

Friday, September 27

Niles West Colors Spirit Day

Homecoming Pep Assembly

Alumni Tent opens at 5 p.m.

Niles West Girls Swimming vs. Maine South at 5:30 p.m.

Niles West Girls Volleyball vs. Taft at 6 p.m.

Niles West Wolves Varsity Football vs. Maine South Hawks at 5:30 p.m.

The 2019 Niles West Hall of Fame inductees will be recognized prior to the halftime activities:


Mr. Bruce Bolnick (‘65) – Gymnastics

Mr. Ed Bruksch (‘64) – Football, Basketball, Baseball

Ms. Shirley Cohen Katz (‘78) – Volleyball, Tennis, Basketball, Softball

Coach:  Mr. Steve Foerch – Gymnastics

Distinguished Service Award:  Ms. Arlene Mulder

Saturday, September 28

Novice Debate Scrimmage

Girls Tennis Quad at 9 a.m./11 a.m./1 p.m.

Boys Soccer vs. Montini at 10 a.m.

Boys Golf vs. Maine West at 4 p.m.

Homecoming Dance 7 p.m. to 10:30 p.m.

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