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The student news site of New Trier High School

New Trier News

The student news site of New Trier High School

New Trier News

Letter to the editor

December 3, 2021

I have been walking my dogs for many years now, and throughout my time in the Skokie Lagoons and my neighborhood, I have seen a multitude of beautiful and unique animals. This December 4th, Wildlife Conservation...

Students waiting in line to get into the building at New Triers south entrance

How New Trier’s late policy is unfair to students

Casey Bertocchi, Managing Editor
December 1, 2021

We all know the feeling of being late: racing out the door, trying not to speed, scrambling to get to your destination on time and hoping that you’ll make it. Everyone has experienced this at least once....

Portrait of a Native American man smiling and hugging a woman

How genocide transformed into turkey, mashed potatoes, and giving thanks

Lula Fox, News Editor
November 25, 2021

For the average American family, Thanksgiving is a time of reflection, where we can take a step back from the stressors of daily life and consider what we are grateful for. We get together with family...

Letter to the editor

Letter to the editor

November 9, 2021

First, I’d like to both congratulate and thank the entire staff of the New Trier News for physically publishing VOL. CII, No.1 on Friday, November 5th, 2021.  This edition continues a proud tradition,...

Above are a few the titles that many English courses require their students to read, including classics like Romeo and Juliet and The Great Gatsby.

How reading classics in English classes sparks enjoyment in reading

Said Aydin, Opinions Editor
November 5, 2021

Just last week, I was roaming the isles of Barnes and Nobles, looking for any books that would strike me as particularly interesting. As I was trying to get to the fiction section, I briefly passed...

Above are a few the titles that many English courses require their students to read, including classics like Romeo and Juliet and The Great Gatsby.

A high school burden or a lifelong love?

Lucas Eisen, Opinions Editor
November 5, 2021

Every year, students come into the first day of school, sit down in their English class, and receive a syllabus. Beyond offering the guidelines for academic integrity and typical classroom rules,...

Auburn quarterback Bo Nix (10) throws a pass during the first half of an NCAA college football game against Mississippi Saturday, Oct. 30, 2021 in Auburn, Ala. (AP Photo/Butch Dill)

College athletes able to receive compensation for their names

Joey Murray, Sports Editor
November 3, 2021

On July 1, history was made in college sports. Student athletes are now allowed to seek compensation for their name, image, and likeness (NIL). As a result of this change, student-athletes have maximized...

We are disappointed with the decision to cut print editions

We are disappointed with the decision to cut print editions

November 2, 2021

Many students may wonder why the familiar stacks of the New Trier News aren’t showing up in their adviseries every Friday.  It isn’t because we stopped reporting the news.  It’s because the...

At New Trier, the intense nature of extracurriculars prevents students in their pursuit of multiple activities and leadership opportunities

“The New Trier Dilemma” inhibits student body

Lucas Eisen, Opinions Editor
October 5, 2021

Since the first days of freshman year, students are encouraged by parents, teachers, and advisers to explore their interests and build smaller communities by joining organizations. However, the commitment...

At Tampa International Airport, travelers outfitted in protective face masks make their way past the ticket counter. Many major airlines, including United and American Airlines, require masks for travel.

How have we not been doing this this whole time?

Lucas Eisen, Opinions Editor
September 21, 2021

Though many grumble and groan over the struggle of wearing a mask, at the very least we can recognize that masks have kept many of us healthy over the course of this past year and a half. Really,...

The new schedule replaces the 70 minute period with 85 minutes, with some classes, like science, meeting in half blocks every other day

Why the 85 minute schedule isn’t as bad as you think

Said Aydin, Opinions Editor
August 22, 2021

At first, all I heard about the new schedule was criticism. Many students, including me, felt that 85 minutes was too much for the average student’s attention span. And although we took surveys showing...

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