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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

The library sees the chess board constantly in use and hosts a number of students playing chess on their iPads
Chess captures New Trier
David Rhee, Staff Reporter
May 26, 2023

At New Trier, at any given time during the day, you can find at least one person playing chess. Recently, there has been a surge of chess players.  For advisers, it’s...

Mothers Trust Foundation holds prom pop up shoppe every year during prom season
Junior Class holds annual Say Yes to the Dress fundraiser
Caoilainn Sack, Staff Reporter
May 10, 2023

Every spring, the junior class collects dresses, shoes, accessories, suits, and monetary donations to donate to Say Yes to the Dress, a program created by New Trier which...

Former superintendent Linda Yonke with her family and friends at the dedication of the Linda Yonke Library and Commons on April 21
Library renamed for former superintendent
Charlotte Hutchinson, Staff Reporter
May 10, 2023

On Friday, April 21, the Winnetka campus library was officially named after former superintendent Linda Yonke. The ceremony took place in the library commons, where Yonke...

From left to right: Nathan Heftman, Catherine Cline, Shaili Das, Via McGrath, Keira Fortin
StuCo elects new leaders for next year
William Karr, Staff Reporter
May 9, 2023

From March 6 to March 10, sophomores and juniors voted for next school year's Student Council officers.  With a voter turnout of 60.2%, junior Shaili Das was elected president,...

New Trier DECA competes in/brings home medals at North Suburban Area Conference on March 5 in Chicago
Strictly business for New Trier club
Brendan Fijol, Staff Reporter
May 5, 2023

  On Mar. 5 at the Hyatt Regency in O‘Hare, Chicago, New Trier DECA students took to the stage  and left with an impressive collection of medals from the state...

New Trier’s construction project during mid-February, 2023
Winnetka campus construction project strives to be energy efficient
Charlotte Hutchinson , Staff Reporter
April 28, 2023

As the new addition on the Winnetka campus enters its last phase of construction, New Trier is aiming for the “Gold” LEED certification on the project. Much like the...

Administrators and teachers from all departments are concerned about students consistently missing class and essential learning content
Absenteeism emerges as schoolwide issue
Wylan Sokolov, Staff Reporter
April 28, 2023

Attendance has become an issue at New Trier, according to its staff, and the effects of absenteeism are much wider than some students might think. The Assistant Principal...

Wilmettes West Park (pictured above) already contains plenty of natural grass, an athletic field, and paddleball and tennis courts
Wilmette Park District reshapes approach to Community Playfield after West Park controversy
William Karr, Staff Reporter
April 25, 2023

It was in late 2021 when the Wilmette Park District approved a project that would expand the six-court paddle-tennis facility at West Park by adding four paddle courts and...

Student Assistance Program Coordinator, Ms. Susan Antonini, said that all students are welcome in room 027 to receive support.
It's National Eating Disorder Week
Mary Catherine McColl , staff writer
March 24, 2023

New Trier highlighted National Eating Disorder Awareness week (February 20-26) by offering personal and school wide support. With eating disorders being the direct cause of...

Yusuf Mehdi speaks about Bing’s integration with OpenAI after Microsoft announced a multi-billion-dollar investment into the company
Major tech company wrestles with public concerns over new chatbot
William Karr, Staff Reporter
March 21, 2023

On Valentine’s Day, New York Times technology columnist Kevin Roose was deeply unsettled after a two-hour conversation with a new chatbot from Microsoft, where the chatbot...

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