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Freshmen bring After School into the classroom

Maya Kowitt

November 3, 2016

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In the age of social media, teenagers are swamped with new devices and platforms to express themselves. Too often the anonymity that social media provides creates an outlet for students to share things online they wouldn’t sa...

Homeless theater department stays positive

Sophia Holt

November 3, 2016

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With the McGee theater being torn down at the end of last year as part of the construction plan, the New Trier theater department has become homeless. Theater classes that were previously held in the McGee are now being held...

Grad ceremony moves from Evanston to Hoffman Estates

Hannah Young, News Editor

November 2, 2016

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In mid-June, Northwestern announced their renovation plans for the Welsh-Ryan Arena, prompting New Trier to sign a contract with the Sears Centre Arena in Hoffman Estates. Faculty and administrators, with input from parents,...

Jewish students forced to choose: services or school

David Heiman, Staff Writer

November 2, 2016

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As the Jewish new year rolls around, many students are forced to choose between their religion and school. The Jewish new year, known as Rosh Hashannah, is usually a day off of school. However, with the recent construction,...

No clowns in North Shore as police report a lack of concrete evidence

Nora Crumley, Editor in Chief

November 2, 2016

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Last week, talk of clown sightings and threats were deemed to be only rumors by police, as the New Trier Township fell victim to the clown hysteria that has taken over the nation in the past month. According to some students,...

ROTC’s benefits attract student interest

Tia Rotolo

October 5, 2016

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For seniors deciding post high school plans, ROTC offers a unique college experience with benefits and an opportunity to honor one’s country. According to senior Jack Kempf “ROTC is a commissioning program for all branches...

New rooftop garden’s purpose questioned

Helen Fagan

October 5, 2016

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New Trier’s new rooftop garden is receiving mixed reviews from students. Some are appreciative of the new outdoor space, while others question if it’s necessary. Tucked away on the 4th floor, the garden seems to be one of...

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