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...

Why I thought high school was the worst

Bella Geroulis, Opinion Writer

May 25, 2017

Filed under Opinions/Editorials

As I sit here writing my last piece for the New Trier News, I can’t help but reflect on the past four years I’ve spent aimlessly walking through these halls. I’m left confused and conflicted, caught between optimism and...

Wise words for winning at NT

Marie O'Connor, Opinion Writer

May 25, 2017

Filed under Opinions/Editorials

With nine days left of highschool it’s almost impossible not to feel nostalgic or want to impart some wisdom on my fellow trevs. After four long years of homework, tests, new friends and maybe the occasional fight, I feel like...

Guest Column: Why I’m proud to call myself a feminist

Annabel Weyhrich, Guest Columnist

May 25, 2017

Filed under Opinions/Editorials

No one should ever feel embarrassed to point out something they don’t think is right

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College isn’t the only option for seniors

Helen Fagan, Examiner Coeditor

May 24, 2017

Filed under Examiner, Features

A common stereotype associated with the New Trier “bubble” is that the school is full of teens with the expectation that after high school, seniors continue on to college. Many assume that because New Trier boasts a 99%...

Gap year provides unique opportunity

Beth Wall, Examiner Editor

May 24, 2017

Filed under News

Despite its seemingly miniscule population, it seems that gap year yields successful students. Gap Year Coordinator Gretchen Stauder said, “I’ve never heard of a student who has come back and said ‘I wish I hadn’t taken...

Seniors pumped for much-awaited grad party

Eleanor Kaplan and Alyssa Pak

May 24, 2017

Filed under News

Seniors are anticipating their graduation party after the distribution of super-sized invitations during advisery. The party will begin at 10:45 p.m. on June 4 at  Northfield. Students often look forward to the grand raffle...