The student news site of New Trier High School.

Seal of Biliteracy recognizes multilingual students

Mack Guthrie

This year the MCL department will be offering students the opportunity to earn a Seal of Biliteracy in various languages on their diploma. The Seal of Biliteracy and its...  Read More »

Feb 22

Trevapalooza lights up the dance floor in its second year

Ben Morrissey

Despite the fact that Trevapalooza is on Presidents Day weekend, that will not stop students from attending the event. Most students are actually pleased with the date...  Read More »

Feb 22

Pledge participation causes controversy

February 22, 2017

With recent controversy surrounding players kneeling during the National Anthem before NFL games, the recitation of patriotic statements has been in question. Colin...  Read More »

Am Shalom welcomed refugees before travel ban

February 21, 2017

On Jan. 27, President Trump signed an executive order protecting the nation from foreign terrorist entry into the United States. The order placed a b...  Read More »

Students open to Seminar Day but question structure

February 21, 2017

The polarizing debate surrounding the second annual New Trier All-School Seminar Day has provoked strong reactions from community members and students....  Read More »

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Valentines Day is sweet for some, tart for others

Alyssa Pak

Whether they have a “significant other” or not, there are a number of ways that students choose to take part in Valentine’s Day. Valentine’s Day is sometimes referred to as...  Read More »

Feb 23

SWEETS provides home for girls interested in STEM

Eleanor Kaplan

As hundreds of students pour out the doors at the end of the school day, juniors Maddie Joseph and Mia Lecinski, along with a few dozen other bright, like-minded young women, ...  Read More »

Feb 23

People of color well-represented in this year’s Academy Awards

Jesse McCauley

After a controversial awards show last year, people of color will now have more representation at this year’s televised event. The 2017 Oscars include people of color ...  Read More »

Feb 22

Award shows becoming more politicized

Tia Rotolo

This award season, Hollywood hasn’t shied away from being a part of the political conversation as actresses and musicians use both their screen time and speeches to speak out ...  Read More »

Feb 22

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  • Christmas not just for Christians

    Bing Crosby really wasn’t kidding when he said that this is the “most wonderful time of the year.” Living in Chicago, it’s hard to not get in ...

  • Don’t smile because it’s over, cry because it happened: a formal review of 2016

    I’d like to speak directly to the people that fabricated this vicious expedition known as “2016”, because boy did they fumble this one. Maybe i...

  • December

    Students receive college acceptance letters December marks the month where the majority of students who applied early action and/or early decision to...

  • November

    New Trier Green defeats Loyola at quad header New trier hockey battled Loyola in a quad header on Nov. 19. Though Loyola beat the white, blue and gir...

  • October

    Bob Dylan first to receive Nobel Prize for songwriting Folk music legend Bob Dylan was awarded the Nobel Prize in literature for his songwriting ab...

  • September

    New Tom Hanks film captivates fans One of September’s most popular new movies had to be “Sully”.  The inspirational story follows Captain Chel...

  • August

    This year was the 31st annual Summer Olympics. Held in Rio de Janeiro, the Olympics hosted annual games to bring together countries in the name of spo...

  • July

    Trump and Clinton elected as 2016 presidential nominees To the surprise of many, on July 21st, Donald trump was officially selected as the republican...

  • June

    Britain has left the EU On June 23, 2016 British citizen voted in a referendum to leave the European Union. The leave vote won by 52% to 48%. Preced...

  • May

    Americans mourn loss of Harambe On May 28 2016, at the Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Gardens, Harambe, a Western Iowland gorilla and the face of count...

The student news site of New Trier High School.
The student news site of New Trier High School.