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Gap Year Fair gives students alternative options

Mimi Cassato

February 8

Filed under Features

The annual Gap Fair took place on Jan. 28 at New Trier High School giving seniors the chance to explore alternative post high school plans. For students like Mia Solberg, Colin Richards, and Sophie Chevalier, taking a gap year...

Senior Project begins after months of prep

Wes Jenkins, Staff Reporter

April 15

Filed under News, Top Stories

After weeks of preparation, those participating in Senior Project have finally reached the day their classroom experience ends and a new one begins. Senior Project is a program for seniors to gain experience and knowledge bey...

Seniors must keep college in mind before dropping APs

Tia Rotolo, Staff Reporter

January 22

Filed under News

As admissions letters get sent out, seniors have begun to weigh the decision of whether to drop difficult classes for a free period during their day. At New Trier, more than 895 juniors and seniors took AP tests in 2015. Stud...

Loss of days off complicates college visits

Sarah Zhang, News Editor

October 7

Filed under News, Top Stories

Many of the long weekends that were hallmarks of first semester at New Trier have been replaced with school days due to the construction schedule. With so few breaks during the school year, such as Rosh Hashana and Columbus Da...

College is literally a match to be made, not a prize to be won

Staff Editorial

May 21

Filed under Uncategorized

It’s a match to be made, not a prize to be won. As a reminder from concerned parents, a joke from mocking friends, or as advice from a college counselor, we’ve all heard this mantra about the college process. The continued...

Bittersweet goodbye

Abby Burton

May 21

Filed under Opinions/Editorials

It is such a strange feeling knowing that high school is over for me. Not to sound cliché here, but those four years flew by. I remember being an awkward, shy freshman like it was yesterday. It’s true, high school went...

Four years at New Trier from start to finish

Nick Merrill

May 15

Filed under Examiner

There are so many different events that I have experienced at New Trier and looking back at my four years here, they have all become memories that will stay with me for the rest of my life. Freshman year: We were all nervous ...

The journey may not be smooth, but it can still be fulfilling

Abby Burton

May 15

Filed under Examiner

If you asked me as a freshman what I thought my high school experience would be like, I would have said that it was going to be hard work but that it would overall go smoothly. I didn’t expect any bumps in the road and I really thought I ...

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