Australian exchange students come to New Trier

Chloe O’Donoghue, Staff Reporter

November 15, 2013

Through October 7 to December 27, Australian exchange students will be staying with four New Trier students. The program involves students from New Trier and students from Pittwater, Australia staying with one another for an exte...

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November 15, 2013

Frustrating iPad problems

Sarah Wong, Staff Reporter

November 15, 2013

The intent of the recent Mobile Learning Initiative at New Trier was to ease students’ work loads, but it proves to create some pesky problems that make it more inconvenient to use an iPad over a simple pencil and paper combinatio...

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Julia Patton, Staff Reporter

November 15, 2013

 International:  Toronto mayor Rob Ford admitted to smoking crack on November 5, saying that he was in a "drunken stupor." The controversy began after the police obtained a video of Ford allegedly smoking crack back in May. A...

Parent teacher conferences: short but worth it

Derek Hawley, Staff Reporter

November 15, 2013

Parent teacher conferences are a big deal. For students, it’s a four day weekend. For parents, it’s a way to get a better understanding of their child’s academic progress. For teachers and administrators, it can be a very hectic two ...

November 6, 2013

Testing days remain a valuable rule for NT students and staff

Jeremy Lee, Staff Reporter

November 1, 2013

Specific test days for each subject make it easier on students and teachers. New Trier has long had a rule for teachers that they can only have tests on certain days to ensure students do not become overloaded on one  week...

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Leah Pearlman, Staff Reporter

November 1, 2013

International:  A polio outbreak in Syria prompted a six-month emergency vaccine program run by The World Health Organization. At least 22 people, most of them children 2 years and younger, are thought to have contracted polio....