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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

Promotional poster for Prom Night 2022, to be held on May 14
Students excited for return of prom
Lucy Kelly, Staff reporter
May 4, 2022

We all know the cliché prom in coming-of-age movies: floor length gowns, slow dancing on the dance floor, and that awkward portrait taken at the photo booth. Deep down many...

On Thursday, April 28, firetrucks gathered outside of New Triers Winnetka Campus after fire alarm went off
Fabrication Lab incident sparks fiery student reactions
Ana Torresarpi, Sports Editor
May 4, 2022

Last Thursday during eighth period, all of the New Trier staff and students were evacuated  when a fire alarm was set off by a small flame that started in the Fabrication...

Left to right: Nathan Liu, Max Hartman, Aruni Chenxi, Nika Chuzhoy, Connor Lane, and adviser Kuklis
The limit does not exist for NT mathletes
Casey Bertocchi, Managing Editor
May 4, 2022

On April 25, five New Trier seniors took second place in the MathWorks Math Modeling Challenge, winning a $15,000 scholarship that will be split five-ways.  The final...

Ketanji Brown Jackson celebrates her confirmation at the South Lawn of the White House on Friday, April 8, 2022
Judge Jackson becomes first Black woman on Supreme Court
Lula Fox, News Editor
April 8, 2022

A senate vote of 53-47 officially confirmed Justice Ketanji Brown Jackson to the US Supreme Court Thursday, April 7.  Jackson will be the first African American woman...

This years new inductees to the  Alumni Hall of Honor
Nine Additional Alumni Earn a place in The Hall of Honor
Lucy Kelly, Staff Reporter
March 14, 2022

Whether you saunter around the halls to fill a water bottle or scramble during the busy passing period, you have most likely taken a notice to the New Trier Hall of Honor...

School Board lays out Anchor Day plans in their Feb. 22 meeting
Board of Education releases schedule changes for next year
Owen Appel, Staff Reporter
March 14, 2022

Following feedback from students, staff, and families, the school decided to introduce a schedule where students each class on Wednesday for 35 minutes. The feedback included...

Juniors Robin Remias, Valerie Partida, and Chloe Chester have chosen to go mask free while sophomore Sarah Rosenfeld continues to wear one
Mask optional brings new energy to classes
Jake Steger, Staff Reporter
March 9, 2022

The mask optional decision, decided two weeks ago, brought bustling excitement and underlying nervosity to New Trier students no longer wearing masks. On Tuesday, Feb....

From top left: Sadie Grace Richardson, Abbie kirmser, Jude Litowitz and Annabelle Boots.
Student Council candidates seeking office
Alexia Green, Staff Reporter
March 3, 2022

Friday students will have their last opportunity to vote for the 2022-2023 student council president and vice president.  Each candidate has their own unique campaign...

Student Support Days, which started at the beginning of the second semester, are generally well liked by students
Students satisfied with Support Days
Jake Steger, Staff Reporter
March 2, 2022

Student Support Days, implemented at the beginning of the second semester for the 2021-2022 school year, have brought praise from students but also have created new issues...

After the announcement of cancellation for finals, students discuss the relevance of finals
The future is test optional…and digital
Lucy Kelly, Staff Reporter
February 24, 2022

College Board, the company behind the SAT and Advanced Placement, has announced future plans for digital test-taking methods as well as updated test materials for the 2024...

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