Some things are bigger than competition

Staff Editorial

April 10, 2015

Filed under Opinions/Editorials

When the New Trier Green (NTG) hockey team lost the Amateur Hockey Association Illinois (AHAI) state semifinals to Benet at The Edge Ice Arena on Mar. 16, it was nothing short of shocking. The Trevians were the two-time defending...

Finals Amplify Student Stress

Nora Crumley

February 17, 2015

Filed under Features

New Trier Students had their first semester finals starting Jan. 21, and because the test determined up to 20% of a student’s grade, anxiety and stress were abundant. This calls into question whether finals are beneficial...

Ranking New Trier, the magazines are doing it wrong

Nick Merrill

October 3, 2014

Filed under Examiner

Each year, U.S. News and World Report releases a statewide and nationwide list of the best high schools in the country based on academic achievement. Denise Dubravec, New Trier Principal, disregards this ranking system. She...

No royal status at Homecoming

Madison McVey

October 3, 2014

Filed under Examiner

Since the first dance in 1939, New Trier has never had a Homecoming king or queen. Having such a large school, it seems realistic to not nominate two of the 4,000 plus students to stand out as “the best.” Senior Gillian...

How the level system affects students’ psyches

Lynley Evans

October 3, 2014

Filed under Examiner

It’s commonly joked that New Trier kids fear any grade lower than an A, but it is more of a reality than we realize. As New Trier students, we put such an emphasis on getting perfect grades and a high GPA to compliment our college...

New Trier state of mind

Lydia Wuorinen

September 29, 2014

Filed under Opinions/Editorials

Our high school has its own atmosphere. And while easily apparent to newcomers, the effects of New Trier are often lost on its own students. It took a trip to Northwestern University (NU) for me to realize this. Over the...