The student news site of New Trier High School

New Trier News

The student news site of New Trier High School

New Trier News

The student news site of New Trier High School

New Trier News

Third grade students play basketball in their gym class
The physical education system has failed American students
Alex Kipnis, Sports Editor • May 16, 2023

Since the first grade, I have endured the futility of America’s physical education curriculum. Throughout the entirety of my experience, the...

Jordyn Hautz, 21, right, attends rally for the Transgender Day of Visibility, Friday, Mar. 31, 2023, by the Capitol
Anti-trans legislation poses escalating threat to transgender population 
Wylan Sokolov, Staff Reporter • May 9, 2023

Warning: This article contains mention of suicide, transphobia, violence.  I fear the US might soon be facing a genocide. Transgender...

Prom goers revel at prom 2022. For newbies this year, be prepared for prom this years, including extra pairs of shoes.
Four tips for a fantastic prom
Sophie Meyer, Photographer • May 5, 2023

As prom is now upon us, there are many tips for those who are new, whether it’s the preparation process, where to find a dress, or just basic...

Mr. Trovato poses with his advisory during the 2019 prom at the Hyatt Regency. This prom will also be at the Hyatt Regency 6-10, and you have to get there before 7 and cannot leave until after 9.
It's prom, boys you need to hear this
Ellie Carlson, Social Media and Opinions Editor • May 5, 2023

During prom season, many students rush to find a date, or try their best not to cringe at different “promposals.”  Movies, TV shows,...

The Chat GPT-4 response to my prompt gave me a thorough explanation on how I would go about writing an op-ed
Letter to the Editor
Andy Crossgrove May 4, 2023

To demonstrate the possibilities of Chat GPT, I have given the program the job of writing an introduction to this op-ed. In today's fast-paced,...

The Kansas State University Marching Band is featured playing their musical instruments loud and proud for those in the crowd
Reviving school spirit with school marching band
Mary Catherine McColl, Staff Reporter • May 3, 2023

In the late ‘70s, New Trier phased out its marching band. Due to sensitivity to the Vietnam War, New Trier was inclined to remove anything...

Ridiculing immigrants for speaking broken English is blatant hypocrisy and upside-down representation of American freedom
This is America. Speak. English.
Sara Grossman, Staff Reporter • April 28, 2023

For over a decade a sign reading, “This is America, When ordering speak English,” was proudly posted in front of one of America’s favorite...

Graduating seniors in long white dresses walk in 2022 graduation in front of many fans and cameras
New Trier’s future of graduation attire
Gracie Weber, Staff Reporter • April 27, 2023

In an era of modernism at New Trier, students find that many traditions the school has followed for decades are rapidly changing. There was the...

The band, The Police, playing in Hammersmith Odeon, London
Music should be celebrated not judged
Brendan Fijol, News Editor • April 26, 2023

I trudge onto the bus and collapse in a seat towards the rear, hitting the play button on my phone. I’m exhausted, and need to finish the day...

A former guest host of The Daily Show, Hasan Minhajs comedic style and show experience best fit the role for the new permanent host
Hasan Minhaj should be named host of “The Daily Show”
William Karr, Managing Editor • April 26, 2023

Last September, Trevor Noah announced that he would step down as host of “The Daily Show” after seven years. Now, seven months later, Comedy...