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No royal status at Homecoming

Madison McVey

October 3, 2014

Filed under Examiner

Since the first dance in 1939, New Trier has never had a Homecoming king or queen. Having such a large school, it seems realistic to not nominate two of the 4,000 plus students to stand out as “the best.” Senior Gillian...

How the level system affects students’ psyches

Lynley Evans

October 3, 2014

Filed under Examiner

It’s commonly joked that New Trier kids fear any grade lower than an A, but it is more of a reality than we realize. As New Trier students, we put such an emphasis on getting perfect grades and a high GPA to compliment our college...

The truth about ninth period clubs

Sarah Wong

October 3, 2014

Filed under Examiner

There are numerous clubs at New Trier that require an application for membership, such as Girls Club, Tri-Ship, Student Alliance, and Trevia. Students may find the process unnecessarily rigorous and exclusive, but there is...

Breakfast & homework: most popular past times

Nick Merrill and Joey Schuman

December 13, 2013

Filed under Examiner, Features

BREAKFAST One staple of the advisery experience at New Trier is the much-beloved Friday breakfast. Every Friday morning, students enter their advisery rooms and are greeted by a variety of different breakfast foods, such a...

Info Graphic: A Guide to Advisery

Joe Blackman, Co-Editor

December 13, 2013

Filed under Examiner, Features, Top Stories

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What is involved in the process of becoming an adviser?

Abby Burton and Sarah Wong

December 13, 2013

Filed under Examiner, Features

It is rumored that male teachers are more reluctant to take on the role of an adviser than their female counterparts, as suggested by the fact that there are 21 sophomore girl adviseries to 20 boy adviseries.  However, this does...

NEW TRIER EXAMINER: A D V I S E R I E S

Logan Mounts, Examiner Editor

December 13, 2013

Filed under Examiner, Features, Top Stories

The New Trier Examiner is a specialty magazine that explores a noteworthy topic. This issue of the  Examiner is focussed on New Trier’s beloved advisery system, explored from all angles. We take a look at how the advisery sy...

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