The student news site of New Trier High School

New Trier News

The student news site of New Trier High School

New Trier News

The student news site of New Trier High School

New Trier News

Social media poses threat to mental health

Hannah Young, News Editor
March 6, 2017

Health teachers and students recognize that the use of social media, a seemingly frivolous form of entertainment, could have dangerous consequences, reaping more negative effects than positive on one’s...

In a funk?

March 6, 2017

Try one of these mood besters to get back to positivity. If you suspect you are suffering from depression or a any more serious ailment, seek professional help or tell an adult immediately (see page 8...

Conveying mental illness as “relatable” comes with harsh negative consequences

Tia Rotolo, Features Editor
March 6, 2017

As a pre-teen, there were countless fads that my friends and I would try. With the rising fascination with Tumblr and the media’s inaccurate portrayal, mental illness became one more trend and one more...

When the weather is bad, students are “SAD”

When the weather is bad, students are “SAD”

Maya Kowitt, News Editor
March 6, 2017

In the midst of the dark and gloomy winters of Chicago, many students and teachers find that third quarter is the hardest time of the school year, though some have a tough time identifying why. There...

Exercise helps improve mental health

Jessi Zook, Features Editor
March 6, 2017

Exercise is not only a useful tool for students’ overall mental health, but it can also aid in treating depression, anxiety, and other mental illnesses with which many students struggle. Psychology...

Stigmas still surround mental illness at New Trier

Marie O’Connor
March 6, 2017

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...

9 Questions with social work department chair Tiffany Myers

Lindsey Burns, Sports Editor
March 6, 2017

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...

Student athletes at risk over weight and nutrition issues

Student athletes at risk over weight and nutrition issues

Georgia Caras, News Editor
March 6, 2017

With the competitive culture rooted in virtually all New Trier sports, being a serious athlete in this township inevitably places an emphasis on the vitality of nutrition. If athletes are looking to...

Mentally ill don’t exist for your thrills

Beth Wall, Examiner Editor
March 6, 2017

Warning: this piece spoils the ending to quite a few classic films. However, should you stick with me throughout these 700 words, and you have yet to witness the mentioned films, you will not feel inclined...

Christmas not just for Christians

Helen Fagan, Examiner Editor
January 19, 2017

Bing Crosby really wasn’t kidding when he said that this is the “most wonderful time of the year.” Living in Chicago, it’s hard to not get in the holiday spirit watching the snow fall and listening...

Don’t smile because it’s over, cry because it happened: a formal review of 2016

Beth Wall, Examiner Editor
January 19, 2017

I’d like to speak directly to the people that fabricated this vicious expedition known as “2016”, because boy did they fumble this one. Maybe it was all in tribute to the eternal Bard, and the 400...

December

Georgia Caras, News Editor
January 19, 2017

Students receive college acceptance letters December marks the month where the majority of students who applied early action and/or early decision to their respective colleges will be hearing back about...

Load More Stories

Comments (0)

The comment section provides a space for readers to voice their opinions. The New Trier News wants to amplify the voices of our audience, so comments will not be censored based on a difference of opinion. However, we will not accept the following forms of commentary: Racism, homophobia, or any other sort of prejudice Anything against the school policy clearly stated in the New Trier Student Handbook Violent threats or any form of harassment toward our staff and/or sources Any obscene or inappropriate language The comments will be monitored by managing editors in consultation with our faculty advisers.
All New Trier News Picks Reader Picks Sort: Newest