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.