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 An interior design elective class meets in 1958. Seemingly all-female, the class examines furniture in the photo shown above.

Students and teachers describe experiences in classes with gender imbalances

Sarah Lin, News Editor September 23, 2021

Historically, some choice electives and other non-core classes at New Trier have experienced a large gender gap among students. Over the years, though gender gaps have shrunk, many students and teachers...

Students rattled by seemingly larger classes

Students rattled by seemingly larger classes

Lula Fox, News Editor September 22, 2021

With the full student body returning to the Winnetka campus this year, many students said their classes feel overflowing, which has made it difficult to adjust after a year remote.   Senior Nick Wilson...

IGSS took a trip to the Botanic Gardens on Aug. 30

Field trips (mostly) back in full-swing

Casey Bertocchi, Managing Editor September 13, 2021

Many classes are starting to bring field trips back after COVID-19 put them on hold last year.  Athena Arvanitis, Assistant Principal for Programs and Operations, says that local day field trips will...

Front page of the New Trier News newspaper on September 28, 2001

New Trier reflects on 20 years since September 11 attacks

Said Aydin, Opinions Editor September 11, 2021

Exactly 20 years ago, two commercial planes flew into the Twin Towers, one into the Pentagon and one destined for the Capitol taken down by passengers in Somerset County, Pennsylvania.  After the attack,...

What you need to know about New Trier’s reopening

What you need to know about New Trier’s reopening

Sarah Lin, News Editor August 22, 2021

While the new school year has brought about changes in how New Trier plans for student activities and safety, the school has also chosen to keep restrictions that students and staff will find reminiscent...

Students express mixed feelings on safety as school year begins

Students express mixed feelings on safety as school year begins

Grace Yoon, Editor in Chief August 22, 2021

While many students are excited to start the school year, some are concerned with transitioning back to a fully in-person plan with the Delta variant being present.  According to New Trier’s 2021-2022...

Members of the BinaryHeart Club stand around their workstation filled with computers, monitors, tablets, cords, and wires.

New Trier club receives service award

Lucas Eisen, Opinions Editor May 19, 2021

On March 11, the BinaryHeart Club was honored at the virtual annual recognition event of the Volunteer Center, a North Shore non-profit volunteering organization, for its  outstanding work as a youth-based...

Two beavers currently reside in a pond at a residential area in Glenview. Coco, a female beaver, is pictured above.

Locals say beavers are worth a dam

Ana Torresarpi and Sarah Lin May 19, 2021

Katerina Pestova likes to spend her free time taking walks around her neighborhood with her two dogs in tow. But recently she’s picked up a new hobby: beaver photography. She likes to bring her camera...

Physics teacher John Miller passes out lab kits to students in order for them to be able to carry out various science experiments remotely

Teachers zoom to adapt to remote learning

Lucas Eisen, Opinions Editor May 10, 2021

Last year, COVID and quarantine served as the butt of a joke, a theoretical threat far from home. However, on March 12 during ninth period, the school shut down, which would come to last until the end...

Demonstrators gather during a Stop Asian Hate rally outside Georgias Capitol on March 20, following the March 16 Atlanta shooting

Asian staff, students speak out against continued rise of anti-Asian hate crimes

Mattea Carberry, Features Editor March 25, 2021

Over the past year, violence and racism against Asians has been on the rise. For the Asian community, the March 16 shooting which targeted three spas in Atlanta, where six of the eight killed were Asian...

The six candidates from left to right, are Keith Dronen, Kimberly Alcantara, Avik Das, Sally Tomlinson, Chad Prodromos, and Julie Cho

Candidates ramp up campaign as elections approach

Said Aydin, Opinions Editor March 20, 2021

Starting April 6, voters will be able to cast their ballot in the 2021 municipal elections, which includes open seats on the Board of Education. Out of six candidates for the board, four will be elected.  The...

Design for the new Gates Gym

New Trier to rebuild the athletic wing

Joey Murray, Sports Editor March 16, 2021

In Dec. 2021, New Trier will begin the new construction of the athletic wing at the  Winnetka campus. Facilities being rebuilt include the Gates Gym, the field house, and the weight room. The...

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