Teachers and Students Welcome New Building

Jasmine Gonzalez

October 6, 2017

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Although just about everyone in school has felt the effects of the ongoing construction project, which has now passed the two year mark, some departments and the students have faced overcome additional challenges. Although...

Letter catches eye of NT administration

May Paddor

October 6, 2017

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Over the summer, former student Nick Collins posted a “New Trier LGBTQ+ Open Letter Signatures” Google form on Facebook to get signatures to send to the administration about homophobia in the student body. Collins, a senior...

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...

Gap year provides unique opportunity

Beth Wall, Examiner Editor

May 24, 2017

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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

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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...

IGSS faces changes next year

Jessa Snower

April 14, 2017

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Next year, IGSS is changing the structure of their program to fit the smaller enrollment size. The changes include combining juniors and seniors and there will be no more science included. There will  also be three less teach...

Bills will determine what’s done with SAT scores

Claudia Levens

April 13, 2017

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Multiple bills are currently circulating Illinois’ congress to decide what to do with the free state administered SAT scores. In the old Prairie State ACT system, the scores that students received from the state-sponsored test d...

17th year of Habitat for Humanity almost complete

Robert Pettas

April 6, 2017

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In its 17th year, New Trier’s Habitat for Humanity is nearing the completion of a Waukegan home for the Brown family. The funds required for the house are provided by community events such as the Tom de Luca show, Feast Week,...