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New Trier rings in the Lunar New Year, remotely

Sarah Lin, News Editor March 7, 2021

Feb. 12, many traditional celebrations like dragon dances were cancelled due to COVID-19 restrictions. Despite setbacks, New Trier classes, clubs, and families found ways to hold festivities—albeit...

A busy Saturday night at Glencoe’s Guildhall restaurant, one of  many eateries using greenhouses to keep in-person dining alive

Greenhouses keep North Shore restaurants growing

Erik Jaman, Features Editor March 2, 2021

Walking down Vernon Avenue in Glencoe any given Saturday, you would see the glimmering blue lights coming from the dozen plexiglass, house-like, private dining spaces on the sidewalk. These spaces that...

On Jan. 30, Grace Birck posed on El for photos to be submitted to Vogue Couch Couture Challenge.

Grace Birck recognized in Vogue design contest

Emma Curry February 26, 2021

Junior Grace Birck had just started to dabble in dressmaking when she entered the Vogue Couch Couture challenge to remake a couture dress. On Feb. 2, Vogue announced their favotire challenge entries....

With remote learning becoming normalized, the possible loss of snow days increases

Will snow days disappear?

Hope Pu February 16, 2021

We can all remember those days when we read the weather forecast, saw a snow storm coming, and hoped for school to be off the next day. Over the last two years--even before the onset of remote learning...

Josh Radner and Jack Wineman presenting for the 2021 Illinois Career State Development Conference on Dec. 10. They participated in the Financial Team Decision Making Event

DECA members stay engaged prepping for upcoming competitions

Nora Pu February 16, 2021

With their usual North Suburban Regional Conference canceled due to the pandemic, DECA sponsors —including business teachers Bob Bollweg, Brittany Sievers, and Melissa Duffy— hosted a local conference...

Released in summer 2020, I May Destroy You delves into sexual assault and trauma.

Everybody needs to watch ‘I May Destroy You’

Mattea Carberry, Features Editor February 9, 2021

The HBO series I May Destroy You was snubbed by the Golden Globes.  I’m not here to whine about how it should’ve been nominated because it really doesn’t matter. What matters is that people watch...

Students of Chicago North Shore Chinese Center in Wilmette participate in a Chinese vocabulary lesson during the after school program in 2019

Wilmette Chinese center nurtures cross-cultural roots

Nora Pu February 9, 2021

The classroom fills with laughter as students run around the room holding up the paper lanterns they just made. Others are sitting in a circle reading Chinese words out loud and the teacher is encouraging...

WYO hosted A Night of Local Indie Music, with 4 teen bands performing on Nov. 1, 2019. The event drew teens from all over the North Shore

Winnetka Youth Organization struggles to connect with teens virtually

Hope Pu February 7, 2021

From the color paint on the door to the cozy furniture inside, the Winnetka Youth Organization (WYO) drop-in center has welcomed teens since it was established in 1969.  After running for more than 50...

Gen Z FrenZ  episodes created by sophomores Wang, Shangguan, and  Calkins can be found on their instagram, genzfrenzpodcast 

Sophomores share teen perspective on issues of 2020

Ana Torresarpi, Sports Editor January 16, 2021

After less than a week of quarantining for the first time, an idea started brewing in sophomore Sophia Wang’s head. As she stared at the world around her from outside her bedroom window, she realized...

Doors around school, including this one to the library commons, were wrapped in holiday cheer in December by Transition Program students

Transition Program spreads cheer 

Emma Curry January 13, 2021

Leaders of the Transition Program, which helps students with disabilities learn life skills, had to find new ways to be creative this past holiday season.  The goal of the program is to help students...

A simple game that makes you think, Among Us is sure to get rid of your boredom.

A hit video game Among Us all

Sarah Lin, News Editor January 11, 2021

Navigating 2020 for many was challenging and complex. With the lockdown and sudden transition into remote learning, trying to limit exposure, and a whole presidential election, it seemed like the year...

Sophomore Jack Gong discusses the coronavirus’ effect on the economy in the New Trier Minute’s first episode, “The Struggle Continues,” which was posted on Dec. 7

“60 Minutes?” How about New Trier’s 60 Seconds?

Lucas Eisen, Opinions Editor January 10, 2021

In her home office, sophomore and Broadcast Journalism student Margo Pagonis sets up her iPad on a tripod so it is at eye level. Two bookcases stand in the background, equidistant from where she will be...

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