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Students overcome fears of terror attacks

Ever since the terror attacks that ensued in Paris on Nov. 13, 2015, the West has been shell shocked with a wave of fright associated with travel and public events. The Paris...  Read More »

September 16, 2016

Phase one of new addition opens after year of construction

New Trier unveiled phase one of the $100.3 million Winnetka campus facilities project featuring a new library, cafeteria, and five story atrium leaving students in awe, but...  Read More »

September 16, 2016

Students seek adventure through international universities

May 16, 2016

Going to college away from home is already a life change, so it takes a special kind of student to push it a step further and attend an international college...  Read More »

Day of Silence lacks participation this year

April 29, 2016

According to students, Day Of Silence had less of an effect on New Trier than it used to. Every year, New Trier has a day dedicated to showing the struggles ...  Read More »

The fight for LGBT+ rights rages on

April 29, 2016

With gay marriage legalized, we’ve essentially plunged our rainbow flags into the ground and can move to other issues, right? Maybe not. Even after the S...  Read More »

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Students trade backpacks for briefcases

To some, summer is a time to relax and enjoy time off, but for many New Trier students, it's also a time to get job experience. Many students spend their summers working and interning. According to Susan Thorngren, post high school counselor, "the most popular jobs are at park districts, golf courses and overnight camps." She's also heard of New Trier students working...  Read More »

Sep 16

Frank Ocean going Blonde with new album

Four years ago, Frank Ocean dropped “Channel Orange”, a monumental album that synthesized poetic lyrics with futuristic beats. The genre-bending ode to young adulthood hit a new level of success. Then, Ocean disappeared. After four years of silence, rumors of a new album began to circulate. Release dates were promised. But those dates were met with more silence....  Read More »

Sep 16

Work experience and initiative can be found during the summer months

It takes more than just a sense of athleticism to be a KW teacher, and more than knowing how to cook to become a cuisine teacher. Through literature, teachers in every department strive to better the way they teach and relate to their students. Brian Doll, a Kinetic Wellness teacher and football coach, recommended the book “Outliers” by Malcom Glawell. Doll said, “I ha...  Read More »

Apr 29

Students scour for summer employment

When school lets out for the summer, students find themselves with lots of extra time on their hands. They fill their summers traveling, playing sports, hanging out with friends or going to summer school. In addition to these activities, some students find summer jobs to occupy their time. With college ahead for many, a summer job reflects well on an application, as it...  Read More »

Apr 29

Are field trips a thing of the past?

It may surprise teachers that the reason why students opt out of excursions is because they don’t want to miss school English department chair, John Cadwell, explained how it’s disappointing that many students choose to pass on these out of class experiences. “The teachers who are offering the field trips have put a great deal of time and energy into making su...  Read More »

Apr 29

Students seek to solidify their summer plans

With summer closing in, students are finalizing adventurous summer plans. The common factor for these trips is students reaching out to past connections. Senior Ike Nierman will be traveling to New Zealand and staying with a friend that he met while working as a camp counselor. “I’m gonna arrive at the end of his finals, and then we’ll mellow out and check out the city ...  Read More »

Apr 15

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