Exchange students join NT

Amelia Jacobson, Features Editor

December 13, 2019

This school year, 5 exchange students, through the AFS Intercultural Program, are attending New Trier. Two of those students are Seniors Marta Ravazzoni andCamilla Petrelli, who are from Italy. Ravazzoni and Petrelli...

Psychologist, students discuss impact of social media on mental health

Amelia Jacobson, Features editor

September 27, 2019

Among the growing concern of social media’s negative influence on the mental wellness of teens in the media, some professionals and teenagers are emphasizing the positive impact on teens lives. A recent Pew Research Center...

Heather Ecklund introduced as new post-high school counselor

Amelia Jacobson, Features editor

September 20, 2019

 New Trier’s Post High School Counseling department hired two new Counselors for this school year. One of these new arrivals is Heather Ecklund. Counseling at Warren Township High School in Gurnee, IL for eighteen years, Eckl...

Despite fewer restrictions, VPNs still remain popular

Hope Talbot and Amelia Jacobson

November 2, 2018

In light of the recent technology restrictions in adviseries (as well as classes), students at both campuses have been installing VPNs to ensure personal freedoms on their devices. A VPN or Virtual Private Network overrides the...