“We don’t even go here”-Mean Girls not based on NT

Alex Rubinstein, Features Editor

October 18, 2019

New Trier—the high school that is the inspiration for movies such as “Mean Girls,” and “The Breakfast Club,” right? Wrong. Many of the movies that we pride ourselves on actually had little connection to New Trier. On...

Girls club receives no revenue from school dances

Alex Rubinstein, News Editor

October 18, 2019

Every year, the money raised from homecoming ticket sales is given to Tri-ship for the boys scholarship fund. However, Girls Club does not receive money from any school dances, creating a disparity between the size of the girls...

Glencoe teacher to publish her first book

Alex Rubinstein, News editor

September 27, 2019

Kimberly Gabriel, a middle school teacher in Glencoe, wrote a young adult novel entitled “Every Stolen Breath” that is currently available for preorder. The book will be released fully on November 5th. “Every Stolen Breath”...

Contaminated bins inhibit environmental efforts, recyclable material thrown away

Alex Rubinstein, News Editor

September 20, 2019

As climate change has become a large focus in society, recycling has become more popular. At New Trier however, student participation in the recycling program is still lacking. Part of the issue is that students throw their...

Fit Female class teaches self-defense skills

Alex Rubinstein, Staff Reporter

May 3, 2019

New Trier offers two Kinetic Wellness classes – Fit Female and Yoga/Self-Defense – that incorporate self- defense into the curriculum to give students tools in order to prevent sexual assault. Fit Female emphasizes the importance...

NT Sophomore Geography students opt to take AP test

Alex Rubinstein, Staff reporter

April 22, 2019

Some sophomores have started to study for the approaching AP tests, despite the fact that New Trier does not offer AP classes until junior year. The AP geography test is particularly popular with sophomores since the geography...