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Construction costs rise over initial estimates

Mack Guthrie, Lexi Shoup, and Michelle Yurovsky

May 26, 2017

Filed under News, Top Stories

With six months left of construction, the school has less than $500,000 left in its contingency budget, having already spent over $5 million of reserves. “We estimate that when the project concludes next fall we will have used abo...

TE Brian Kaiser commits to Northwestern Football

Rebecca Lee

April 14, 2017

Filed under Top Stories

Junior Brian Kaiser, a star player on the varsity boys football team, shines both on and off the field. As a 6-foot 7-inch player, who runs a 4.84-second 40-yard dash, Kaiser immediately stands out. He also plays on the vars...

Women’s day seminars educate and inspire

Mia Sherin

April 14, 2017

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On Wednesday Mar. 8, otherwise known as International Women’s Day, New Trier hosted a group of influential speakers who gave seminars throughout the day. The goal of these seminars was to allow students to hear from a variety...

DECA leaves state tournament with big returns

Mia Sherin

April 6, 2017

Filed under Top Stories

DECA, New Trier’s resident business club, returned from their state conference on March 11th with success. With a handful of students snagging a spot in the top ten of their event and five students placing in the top four,...

Student Alliance announces new officers

Jessa Snower

April 6, 2017

Filed under Top Stories

Student Alliance is prepared to make a big difference next year and support the needs of the student body with the new leaders that were chosen in the election, Friday March 10th. The 2017 Student government will be led by...

Community packs Cornog to voice views on Seminar Day

Hannah Young

March 8, 2017

Filed under Top Stories

After months of debate over the contentious Seminar Day, hundreds of students, faculty, and community members convened at a board meeting on Feb. 20, some to voice their perspectives on the day itself and others on how the is...

Students divided on impact of Seminar Day

Husnain Raza

March 8, 2017

Filed under Top Stories

On Feb. 28 of this year, instead of attending normal classes, New Trier students attended the school’s Seminar Day, which incited much controversy among parents, students, and media outlets. This is the second year in which New...

Stigmas still surround mental illness at New Trier

Marie O’Connor

March 6, 2017

Filed under Examiner, Top Stories

It’s impossible--or at least irresponsible--to talk about mental illness without addressing a very important component that goes hand and hand with it. Stereotypes, preconceptions, prejudices, and stigmas all surround mental...

9 Questions with social work department chair Tiffany Myers

Lindsey Burns

March 6, 2017

Filed under Examiner, Top Stories

Lindsey Burns: When a student comes to you, what should they expect? Tiffany Myers: Students who walk into our office will be asked if this is an urgent matter that requires seeing someone immediately or if we can set up an...

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