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After nearly a decade of planning, the Northfield stadium now has synthetic turf. (Deutsch)

New Turf Faces Financial Issues

Jessie Webster September 13, 2012

Following seven months of construction, the 3 million dollar synthetic turf is now installed at the New Trier Stadium and surrounding playfields at the Northfield Campus. The cost of construction and the...

Though a surprise to some, New Trier does have a dress code

Though a surprise to some, New Trier does have a dress code

Kelsey Curran, Special to the New Trier News July 6, 2012

In the fall when students come back, New Trier’s dress code issue usually worsens. Girls wear short shorts and skimpy shirts, and guys wear their pants around their ankles. While the school does indeed...

New turf field to be ready for football season opener

New turf field to be ready for football season opener

Adam Levinson and Brian Shiau July 6, 2012

The installation of a synthetic turf surface at Robert Naughton Field and two intramural playfields at New Trier High School’s Northfield Campus is proceeding as planned, according to school officials. Dave...

New sophomores excited, anxious about move to new campus

New sophomores excited, anxious about move to new campus

Audrey Avril and Shannon Brooks July 6, 2012

​When school starts again in August, it will mark a milestone for many students of the 2015 graduating class as they move to the Winnetka campus, but not without some anxiety. ​“New faces, new...

Students and staff debate severity of pranks

Students and staff debate severity of pranks

Maggie Kothmann, New Trier News June 7, 2012

Each year, as summer gets closer and seniors are just a few weeks from graduating high school, talk about the threat of pranks reverberates through the school. Some seniors decide to organize pranks that...

NT bids farewell to retiring staff

NT bids farewell to retiring staff

Marissa Ondra and Jessie Webster, New Trier News June 7, 2012

As the school year comes to a close, many faculty members are bidding farewell to New Trier. 17 members of the New Trier staff are retiring, with each individual leaving their unique mark on the school. For...

Neu exchange program offers historic opportunity

“Neu” exchange program offers historic opportunity

Matt Ruby, NT News June 7, 2012

Plans are in the works for a foreign exchange program whereby New Trier students currently taking German would have the opportunity to study abroad in Trier, Germany and students from Trier taking English...

College can wait

College can wait

Maggie Kothmann, NT News May 29, 2012

Although college is still the most popular post-high school choice for graduating seniors all over the country and at New Trier, gap years are becoming an increasingly common option for high school graduates...

New Trier News now a click away

New Trier News now a click away

Sean Casey, New Trier News May 25, 2012

Along with breakfast brought in by a fellow classmate, the New Trier News is always present in every Advisory on Friday mornings. It’s that one time of week where students interested in the state of...

SA promises big changes in 2013

Joe Blackman, New Trier News May 24, 2012

A few weeks ago, four students were elected to lead Student Alliance. The positions of President, Vice-President, Secretary and Treasurer were determined by the student body’s votes. These elected officials...

Has Aramark made its mark?

Has Aramark made its mark?

Leah Roche, New Trier News May 24, 2012

It’s no secret that throughout the year, the student and staff response to the change in the food service provider from Sodexo to Aramark has been less than positive. In August and September the school...

Extra time is not for all

Jessie Webster, New Trier News May 23, 2012

On April 29, an article was printed in the Chicago Tribune regarding the high number of Illinois public high school juniors who receive extra time or other methods of assistance while taking the ACT. They...

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