Science Olympiad 18th at Nationals

Elizabeth Johnson

May 24, 2018

On May 19, Science Olympiad competed at Nationals at Colorado State University in Fort Collins, Colorado, placing 18th against 59 other teams. “It is not as good as we would have liked,” said Science Olympiad Coach Alex How...

Dear freshman self, the world does not revolve around you

Rebecca Lee

May 24, 2018

Brace yourself for what I’m about to tell you. It will cause you to question all that you think you know and force you to change your outlook. It will likely be the most revelatory lesson you learn in high school: the world doe...

Mind the gap… year

Molly George

May 24, 2018

While many of New Trier’s seniors are thinking about the college they will be attending next year, more than a handful of seniors are excited not to be going to college. Not right away, anyway. Gap year continues to gain populari...

Q&A with field hockey player Jenn Kirby

David Heiman

May 24, 2018

Q: How long have you been playing field hockey? A: I’ve been playing field hockey for four and a half years. Q: What was your role on the team this year? How did you lead? A: I was a captain so I was definitely in the r...

‘What’s it like to be’ sparks reflection and empathy

Rhea Mech

May 24, 2018

Student Voices in Equity sponsored the installation of panels throughout the halls allowing students to share their perspective of identity at New Trier. The panels were set up at the Winnetka campus starting the week of Apr...

ROTC combines academics and service

Eli Lieberman

May 24, 2018

Each year, approximately ten New Trier seniors receive a Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (ROTC) Scholarship from one of the branches of the military. These students attend a four-year university while also receiving special train...

Boys lacrosse eyeing state repeat

Jack Soble

May 24, 2018

New Trier Boys Lacrosse won the State Championship in 2017 and judging by their current record, it will take a valiant effort by an opponent to change that this year with the IHSA state playoffs beginning May 18. The 15-3 (at the tim...

New technology policy will not include iPad ban

Layla Saqibuddin

May 24, 2018

It has officially been confirmed that there will be no iPad ban during the 2018-2019 school year, according to administration. However, the school will have stricter expectations about technology usage. Winnetka Campus Assistant Principal Scot...

Dear freshman self, let yourself take a risk once in a while

Arjun Thakkar

May 24, 2018

I really had no idea what I was doing freshman year when I walked into the Northfield campus. Like that circus clown who your parents invited to your birthday party but repulsed all the little kids with his bad jokes and puns, I f...

Why does the Destinations issue matter to students?

May Paddor

May 24, 2018

The second-to-last annual issue of the Newspaper is almost always the Destinations issue, which shows students where most of the senior class is off to after graduation. This information is collected from a self-reported survey that s...