New Trier News

100 minutes is not enough time to tackle complex issues

Emma Mansour, Opinions Editor

December 13, 2019

There are racial issues at New Trier. That isn’t a secret. I think generally, we have a very shallow understanding of the nuances of race and how race exists outside of the walls of our school. The logical thing to ...

Beyond a presentation, we need a change in culture

December 6, 2019

The N-word presentations in advisery marked the first school-wide coordinated conversation about race since Seminar Day in 2016. The presentations attempted to kick off a worthwhile conversation about how our communit...

The true meaning of Christmas (music)

Editorial Board

December 21, 2018

A debate has emerged about the political correctness of listening to Christmas music in public places. The whole separation of church and state in the Constitution is being called into question because of “Jingle Bells.” But...

Admin considering changes to advisery after three year review

May Paddor, News Editor

May 11, 2018

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...

Adviseries commit minds to service through NUSH

Hannah Young, News Editor

December 7, 2016

Alongside the much-anticipated reappearance of holiday music and Christmas lights comes altruism. Once again, advisories are planning and organizing collaborative service projects. Many adviseries signed up to be involved in the NUSH (...

What the ideal advisery morning looks like to me

Madeline Hultquist, Staff Reporter

March 4, 2016

You step into advisery. It’s Monday morning- a dreaded time for most high school students. You are tired and anticipating a week full of quizzes, tests, and homework. Maybe you have a Starbucks drink to keep you warm or a cup filled ...

Shakespeare Club and Swing Choir help share the love

Joey Schuman, Staff Reporter

February 19, 2014

Spirited Valentine’s Day performances lit up adviseries this week, delivering messages to surprised recipients. Some students received sonnets, courtesy of Shakespeare Club. Co-headed by seniors Chris Perrin, Susannah Davis,...

Advisery Olympics spark competition

Katherine Rhea, News Editor

February 17, 2014

The Advisory Olympics comes around every year and is a chance for New Trier advisories to work together to compete in a friendly competition for a month. A flag making contest, a three point shooting contest, and a three legged...

Breakfast & homework: most popular past times

Nick Merrill and Joey Schuman

December 13, 2013

BREAKFAST One staple of the advisery experience at New Trier is the much-beloved Friday breakfast. Every Friday morning, students enter their advisery rooms and are greeted by a variety of different breakfast foods, such a...