Online Pacemaker Finalist graphic for NWN

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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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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Niles West Debate students at Bettendorf IA tournament.

West Debate’s Fall Season Accolades

The Niles West Debate Team has successfully competed in multiple tournaments this fall season. Here is a recap so far: Niles West competed at the Trevian Invitational hosted by New Trier High school on October 6 and 7. Niles West sent six teams. Sarah Waters and Nadia Firozabadi and Dylan Chikko and Hannah Kim had […]

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Graphic for Illinois State Scholars (2019-20)

Illinois State Scholars

  Niles Township High School District 219 is pleased to announce 176 students from the graduating class of 2019 have been recognized as Illinois State Scholars. Illinois State Scholars represent approximately the top ten percent of high school seniors in Illinois and are chosen based on a combination of exemplary ACT or SAT test scores […]

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Final Exam Schedule December 2018

The first semester final exam schedule is now available on the Niles West website under both the student and parent tabs.  Please check back regularly for the most up to date changes.  You can also access the final exam website by clicking on this link – FINAL EXAMS December 2018

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