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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

Trevapalooza before COVID-19
Breaking News: Trevapalooza postponed to March
Casey Bertocchi, Managing Editor
January 14, 2022

On Friday Jan. 14, Superintendent Paul Sally announced in an email that the Trevapalooza dance had been rescheduled to Saturday, March 19. The dance, also commonly known as...

Lia Thomas breaks program records for both 200 and 500 freestyle, November 22
Transgender swimmer under fire for smashing records
Ana Torresarpi, Sports Editor
January 14, 2022

University of Pennsylvania swimmer Lia Thomas has recently become the center of a massive controversy over her newest record-breaking swim times during a recent swim meet....

Rioters on the West Front at the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021, in Washington. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)
A year after Jan. 6: Where are the rioters now?
Casey Bertocchi, Managing Editor
January 6, 2022

On Jan. 6, 2021, a large group of right-wing extremists stormed the U.S. Capitol during Congress’s session to count electoral votes to confirm Joe Biden as the 46th President...

On Jan. 4 school leaders announced that all first semester exams will be canceled due to the growing cases of Covid-19 in the school
Breaking News: First semester final exams canceled
Casey Bertocchi, Managing Editor
January 4, 2022

On Tuesday, in an email to parents, Superintendent Paul Sally announced that first semester final exams have been canceled. The change was made due to an increasing number...

Old Gates Gym, built in 1928, will be torn down this month to make way for the new athletic wing
New Trier says goodbye to Gates Gym after 91 years
Joey Murray, Sports Editor
December 19, 2021

On Dec. 16, Gates Gym, which has been in operation since 1928, hosted its final sporting events before new construction on the athletic facilities begins over winter break....

The Dec. 13 Board of Education meeting discussed plans of schedule changes for second semester
Breaking News: Board of Education announces plans of schedule changes for second semester
Grace Yoon, Editor in Chief
December 15, 2021

On Dec. 13, the Board of Education announced the planning of a rotating personalized learning schedule that will begin second semester. The decision was made after surveys...

Junior Isabelle Rietz prepares for an upcoming math test in a couple weeks with some tricky homework problems in the school library.
Students, teachers suspect grade slump; data begs to differ
Maya Ramaswamy, Staff Reporter
December 13, 2021

Without open-note tests and completion assignments this quarter, some teachers find student grades dropping compared to last fall, contradicting the data found from department...

Students wait outside of the Winnetka Ave. entrance on Nov 8, 8:16am due to the slow-moving scanner process
Students frustrated with trial, error of ID policy
Lucy Kelly, Staff Reporter
December 12, 2021

As a new security precaution, students are required to scan their ID in order to gain access to the school in the morning when entering the building. This...

The new surge in cases trumps the previous high of 11 cases on Nov. 12
Breaking News: New Trier hits record high 36 COVID cases; local townships follow suit
Said Aydin, Opinions Editor
December 11, 2021

In a matter of days, COVID cases within the school climbed steeply. As of Friday, Dec. 10, the New Trier High School COVID-19 Data provided by the school shows that among...

The implementation of improved sexual assault education within adviseries is vital for ensuring a safe and positive school environment
Advisers, incoming freshmen endorse coed adviseries
Casey Bertocchi, Managing Editor
December 11, 2021

New Trier’s plan to allow incoming freshmen the option to be in a coed advisery has been well- received by students and advisers. The plan, which was unanimously...

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