Robin Hadrick, Principal
Adrienne Blanton and Chris Porter, Assistant Principals

For over 50 years, students at Niles High have worked hard to achieve and explore their unique potential. In partnership with a supportive community, and under the guidance of dedicated educators and staff, our students continue to carry on a tradition of academic excellence. At Niles, we take pride in our diverse student population and provide opportunities for all students to succeed in a comprehensive academic program, as well as in a wide variety of sports and co-curricular activities.

We value the communication we have within our school, with our families, and with our community. For further questions, please feel free to contact us at 683-2894.




    September 19, 2014

    Student Parking

    Students are not to park in the back lot on the North side of the building.  The back lot is for staff parking only.  The student parking lot is located on the West side of the building by the gym doors.

    Lunch and After School Detention

    - 1st lunch detention and after school detention will be in Mrs. Klimek's room #33

    - 2nd lunch detention will be in Mr. Knoester's room #50


    Administration of Medications

    Please keep in mind the School Board’s policy regarding medications, both prescribed and over-the-counter, as noted in the Student Handbook:

    “Before prescribed medication or treatment can be administered to any student during school hours, the Board shall require the written prescription from the child’s physician accompanied by the written authorization of the parent. Both must also authorize any self-medication by the student.”


    “Before any non-prescribed medication or treatment may be administered (to any student), the Board shall require the prior written consent of the parent who must also authorize any self-medication by his/her child. The District in accordance with the Superintendent’s guidelines will administer medications.


    College and Career Center

    LMC’s College Night

    Juniors and Seniors (and their parents) interested in taking the bus to LMC's College Night should sign up in the College and Career Center and obtain the permission slip.  The College Night is Monday Sept 22nd.  This is your chance to get info from 60 colleges.  Be here at 5:45, the bus leaves at 6:00.


    Are you filling out your college application? There are many things on the app you might not know how to answer. Get a gold info sheet in the College & Career Center to help!


    Upcoming College Visits

    Mon 9/22 - Holy Cross College - Lunch Visit; Ferris State Univ - 12:30

    Tues 9/23 - Defiance College - 9:00; Southwestern MI College - 2nd Lunch Visit; Lawrence Tech- 1:00

    Wed 9/24 - University of Detroit - Lunch Visit

    Thurs 9/25 - St Mary's College - 1:00

    Fri 9/26 - University of Michigan- 8:00



    *Short Class Meeting After School today in Mr. Hawley's room to discuss t-shirt and float building as well as a fundraising opportunity.

    *Homecoming T-shirts can start to be ordered today. Cost is $10.


    Class of 2015 Parents, please e-mail Mr. Hawley if you are interested in Senior Advertisements for your 2015 graduate.


    * Seniors, do you think you might want to work in law someday?  Attorney Peter Karlowicz in Cassopolis is looking for someone to do filling and run errands.  This position is Mon-Fri, afterschool-6:00.  Contact Nicole at 269-445-3871 to apply. 

    The Yearbook Staff needs your Senior picture by Monday, November 3rd. A hard copy of the picture or an e-mail copy of the photo will work. E-mail Senior pictures to Mr. Hawley.


    Last call for Senior Buddies...See Mr. Hawley with your t-shirt size if you wish to participate with Senior Buddies during Homecoming Week (October 13th)



    Sophomores, please plan on attending a meeting to discuss the specific design for the float on Tuesday, September 23 at 2:45 in Studio 9.


    Clubs ‘N Such

    *Science Clubs

    Science Olympiad meets Monday and Thursday.


    Ecology Club meets Tuesday.


    *Student Council

    Student Council will have a full council meeting on Monday at 2:35 in Room 50.  It will be concerning the Blood Drive on Wed Sept 24.


    Spanish Club

    There will be a Spanish Club meeting Tuesday September 23rd after school in room 35.



    SADD will be meeting Monday, September 22, after school in room 73 to discuss pink week activities. The meeting will last about 30 minutes.


    Stage Crew

    There will be a meeting in Mr. Babler's room Wed. September 24th.


    Those interested in stage crew who signed up, there will be a brief informational meeting in the auditorium Tuesday Sept. 23 after school at 2:40. Please talk to Mr. Babler if you cannot make it.


    Yearbooks For Sale

    Purchase your 2014-15 Yearbook today! Cost is $50 by October 31st (Halloween). Price goes up to $55 after this date. You do not want to miss having this Yearbook. Order information is on the websites under Yearbook. E-mail or speak to Mr. Hawley if you have questions.


    Grief Support Group

    Niles High School will be offering a support group for students who have experienced the death of a parent, sibling, grandparent, friend, or other significant person in their lives. The grief support group at our school, will be facilitated by a staff member from Lory’s Place. Lory’s Place is a Grief Healing and Education Center, located in St. Joseph, MI. Grab yourself an application from the office. See Mrs. Langmeyer for more information.


    Discount Cards

    Interested in purchasing an Area Business Discount ‘Gold’ Card, which supports the football team? The cost is $10 a piece or 2 for $15.  See Coach DePoy in New Tech or send him an email to purchase.


    Parking Passes

    Effective immediately, Security will be writing tickets for those parking in restricted areas or with no parking pass. Parking passes are $10.00. See Mrs. Amberg in the Security Office and pick up your parking pass.


    Niles High School Blood Drive

    If you are 16 years or older and would like to save lives, donate blood.  Student Council will be holding their first blood drive Sept 24.  All donors will receive a $5 subway gift card.  See Mr. Knoester in Room 50 for paperwork or sign up during lunch next week.Description:



    Any athlete who has paid their $40 annual athletic fee, please come see Mrs. Smuda for your student pass.


    Athletic Events


    7:00 pm Varsity Football vs Portage Northern HS AWAY

    Bus 4:15 pm



    8:00 am Varsity Volleyball vs Portage Northern Huskie Invitational AWAY

    8:30 am Junior Varsity Volleyball vs Gull Lake JV Tourney AWAY


    9:00 am Varsity Boys Tennis vs Battle Creek Harper Creek Invite AWAY


    10:00 am Junior Varsity Boys Soccer vs Edwardsburg HS AWAY

    11:30 am Varsity Boys Soccer vs Edwardsburg HS AWAY

    Bus 8:30 am

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