Science Olympiad 18th at Nationals

Elizabeth Johnson

May 24, 2018

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On May 19, Science Olympiad competed at Nationals at Colorado State University in Fort Collins, Colorado, placing 18th against 59 other teams. “It is not as good as we would have liked,” said Science Olympiad Coach Alex How...

‘What’s it like to be’ sparks reflection and empathy

Rhea Mech

May 24, 2018

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Student Voices in Equity sponsored the installation of panels throughout the halls allowing students to share their perspective of identity at New Trier. The panels were set up at the Winnetka campus starting the week of Apr...

New technology policy will not include iPad ban

Layla Saqibuddin

May 24, 2018

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It has officially been confirmed that there will be no iPad ban during the 2018-2019 school year, according to administration. However, the school will have stricter expectations about technology usage. Winnetka Campus Assistant Principal Scot...

Admin considering changes to advisery after three year review

May Paddor

May 11, 2018

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The School Board heard results of a three year long review of the advisorey system on April 16. According to the Adviser Program Study Board Memo, the Adviser Program has not been formally evaluated since 1965. This prompted...

Testing accommodations four times national average

Ezra Wallach

May 11, 2018

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According to documents posted on New Trier’s website, 226 of 935, or 24 percent, of Juniors taking April’s school wide ACT received some sort of accommodation for the test, a number confirmed by administrative staff. If...

Nationwide youth rises up

May Paddor

March 23, 2018

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On Mar 14th, schools across the nation participated in a walkout in support of the students at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School and to advocate for school safety against gun violence. Several high schools in neighboring dis...

Is early decision really the right decision?

Layla Saqibuddin

March 16, 2018

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Every year, thousands of high school seniors go through the hectic process of college admissions. The first semester of senior year is full of stress over the  college application process. The second semester is full of stress ...