IL to decrease P.E. requirement, NT unchanged

Claudia Levens

December 8, 2017

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A bill that could loosen Illinois’ daily Physical Education requirement has prompted discussion concerning how it will affect schools statewide. For New Trier, changes to the KW system seem unlikely. Bill HB0440, which was...

New class ‘lights the fire’ for change

May Paddor

December 8, 2017

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2017 has been a year filled with a number of controversies played day in and out on the news. Starting next year, a new class, Civics and Social Justice, will help students explore these issues. Student Voices in Equity...

The barrier is more than physical between campuses

Layla Saqibuddin

December 8, 2017

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Freshmen Aahil Keshwani, one of fifteen freshmen on the ultimate frisbee team believes that the upperclassmen help create the team environment. The opportunity to work with sophomores, juniors and seniors is a huge advantage. “When...

How much is too much for a quality school lunch?

Ezra Wallach

December 1, 2017

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Many students find themselves spending upwards of $7 per day to have a sufficient lunch — something both parents and students are worried about. Even with slight additions to the cost of some entrees, sides, and drinks, no...

Heated debates arise over zoning proposal

Claudia Levens

November 10, 2017

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Controversy over a recent multi-family residential development proposal for 1725 Winnetka Ave. came to a head on Nov. 6 as members of the Northfield community debated whether this was the best decision for area at a meeting of...

Administrators and teachers to analyze link between homework and stress

Danielle Kurensky

November 10, 2017

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As students express the levels of anxiety and sleep deprivation they experience, the administration and teachers seek to create more balance and less stress for them. Many students have said that they feel overwhelmed due to...

Student body comes together to celebrate Trevian pride

Claudia Levens

October 13, 2017

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After 20 years, the New Trier pep rally was triumphantly revived last Monday, Oct. 2, for Spirit Week. In addition to shorter regular periods, the day brought two 50-minute periods where adviseries in either group A or B trickled...