Science Olympiad 18th at Nationals

Elizabeth Johnson

May 24, 2018

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On May 19, Science Olympiad competed at Nationals at Colorado State University in Fort Collins, Colorado, placing 18th against 59 other teams. “It is not as good as we would have liked,” said Science Olympiad Coach Alex How...

‘What’s it like to be’ sparks reflection and empathy

Rhea Mech

May 24, 2018

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Student Voices in Equity sponsored the installation of panels throughout the halls allowing students to share their perspective of identity at New Trier. The panels were set up at the Winnetka campus starting the week of Apr...

New technology policy will not include iPad ban

Layla Saqibuddin

May 24, 2018

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It has officially been confirmed that there will be no iPad ban during the 2018-2019 school year, according to administration. However, the school will have stricter expectations about technology usage. Winnetka Campus Assistant Principal Scot...

FDA to curb teen Juul usage

Jasmine Gonzalez

May 11, 2018

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Last Apr. 24 the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced a five-step plan to reduce the use of tobacco products, particularly Juuls and e-cigarettes, among teenagers. The Youth Tobacco Prevention Plan is a five step...

Admin considering changes to advisery after three year review

May Paddor

May 11, 2018

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The School Board heard results of a three year long review of the advisorey system on April 16. According to the Adviser Program Study Board Memo, the Adviser Program has not been formally evaluated since 1965. This prompted...

Testing accommodations four times national average

Ezra Wallach

May 11, 2018

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According to documents posted on New Trier’s website, 226 of 935, or 24 percent, of Juniors taking April’s school wide ACT received some sort of accommodation for the test, a number confirmed by administrative staff. If...

Third incident of racist graffiti: what now?

Jasmine Gonzalez

April 27, 2018

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Amid a third reported incident of graffiti containing a racial slur, students and staff are calling for an increase in the conversation around hate speech among the student body. The first reported incident of racist graffiti...

An expensive means of distraction

MacClement Guthrie

April 20, 2018

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After Apple released their new wireless earbuds, AirPods, students have been utilizing their discrete design to listen to music during class. “You can’t see them under my hair so its really easy to wear them” said one...

What do students prioritize in college selection?

May Paddor

April 20, 2018

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As May 1 approaches, many seniors are finalizing their decisions for where they plan to attend shool next year. Choosing where to invest for their futures is no easy task. Post-high School Counseling Department Chair James...

Web filtering prompts frustration

April 20, 2018

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As the Technology Department continues to adjust what sites students can use on school networks, many students, frustrated with these restrictions, are using alternative methods to access blocked content. According to Network...