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These pronoun pins, given out by health teacher Andy Milne, are another easy way to share your pronouns

Normalizing non-binary pronouns through Zoom

Leah Schmidt, News Editor October 2, 2020

In an effort to share pronouns, many people have added their pronouns to social media sites, specifically advocating for inclusion in Zoom names.  Sharing pronouns has become increasingly more important...

Biden and Trump voters proudly wave their flag at the Sep. 25 rally in Northbrook

Northbrook rally highlights stark divide

Graham Ambrose, Features Editor October 2, 2020

A week after Glenbrook North junior Peter Christios and his friends were allegedly assaulted while displaying a “Trump 2020” flag, he organized a pro-Trump rally in Northbrook on Sept. 25.  The...

Ruvnas simple health screening questions one of several measures to help stop the spread

Staff hopes Ruvna screening app keeps virus in check

Leah Schmidt, News Editor October 2, 2020

New Trier recently started using Ruvna health screening for students and staff coming on-campus, which the administration believes, along with social distancing and masks, will help create a low-risk learning...

Roycemore School in Evanston has seen a rise in enrollment this year, possibly from students who want to be in person this fall

Enticement of in-person learning causes some students to switch schools

Casey Bertocchi, Managing Editor October 2, 2020

With the news that the school  would be starting the 2020-2021 school year all remote, some students decided that they would rather switch schools to learn in-person. New Trier’s reopening plan delays...

Loyola Academy students started the year with in-person learning. Along with, Rochelle Zell Jewish High School, they had to move to full remote within days of opening

Local schools struggle to balance in-person learning and health

Hannah Sussman, Co-Editor in Chief September 25, 2020

With the start of the academic year, most high schools in the area are learning to teach remotely, but some have traded in Zoom calls for plexiglass and masks, and reopened their schools. Lake Forest...

In light of the Black Lives Matter protests, New Trier released an updated equity plan for 2020

Students, staff hopeful but uncertain if school will meet equity goal

Mattea Carberry, Features Editor September 25, 2020

In light of the Black Lives Matter protests that have broken out across the nation, conversations around racism have ignited in nearly all spheres of society. Many businesses and institutions, including...

Ginsburg speaking at the Georgetown Law Center in 2017

Supreme Court Justice and gender equality icon Ruth Bader Ginsburg dies at 87

Casey Bertocchi, Managing Editor September 25, 2020

When Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg passed away on Friday, Sept. 18 from pancreatic cancer, the news came harshly to many people. Ginsburg, who served on the Supreme Court for 27 years, was...

New Triers block schedule for the Winnetka campus

2020-2021 new schedule format causes confusion for students

Casey Bertocchi, Managing Editor September 25, 2020

With New Trier switching to a block schedule for the 2019-2020 school year, many students have found issues with the placement and timing of their classes. At the start of the year, students reported...

Over the summer, students sent their stories of discrimination to the Instagram account

Administration responds to Untold New Trier Instagram account

Caroline Bewley, News Editor September 25, 2020

On June 24, a student, who wishes to remain anonymous for their safety, posted the first story to their new Untold New Trier Instagram, an account created to spotlight marginalized students experiences....

The News takes home seven journalism awards

The News takes home seven journalism awards

June 28, 2020

The New Trier News took 2 first place awards and several second and third place awards in their division for the Illinois Journalism Education Association Newspaper and Digital Media Contest. Senior...

Vitalant, formerly LifeSource, has seen a rise in donors since Shelter in place began

Despite national blood shortage, local center sees rise in donors

Mattea Carberry, Features Editor April 28, 2020

As many establishments began to shut down across the country, so too did blood drives. This eliminated one of the main ways that blood donations are received and have spurred a need for more donations...

MedMen Dispensary in Evanston has been allowed to remain open as an essential business under the governors executive order

Cannabis deemed an essential item in Illinois 

Cleo Pool, Co-Editor in Chief April 28, 2020

In the midst of the “stay at home” order, many businesses have been forced to close because they were deemed ‘nonessential’. Gov. J.B. Pritzker’s executive order laid out several categories of...

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