New Trier News

Graduation in a time of COVID

The class of 2020 could be participating in their graduation ceremony from their living rooms

Emma Mansour, Opinions Editor

April 17, 2020

Coronavirus vs. Class of 2020

Katy Pickens, Co-Editor in Chief

March 24, 2020

Social distancing sucks. Many of us know cancelling group events, public functions, and parties is the safe, healthy, and conscientious thing to do. However, these cancellations have still created plenty of personal resentment a...

Gap year: more options after high school

Carsten Sheehan, Staff Reporter

February 7, 2020

On Jan. 25, New Trier hosted the 2020 USA Gap Year Fair which introduced seniors to other post-high school options besides going straight to college. In the US, gap years have garnered the reputation of being a tim...

Mind the gap… year

Molly George, News Editor

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...

Dear freshman self, no matter what happens, you will survive

Michelle Yurovsky, Opinions Editor

May 24, 2018

Freshman year feels like it was a lifetime ago.  I can honestly say you have grown in many ways; you’ve become a better version of yourself. I have some advice I would like to give you, and I wish someone had told you this...

Wise words for winning at NT

Marie O'Connor, Opinion Writer

May 22, 2017

With nine days left of highschool it’s almost impossible not to feel nostalgic or want to impart some wisdom on my fellow trevs. After four long years of homework, tests, new friends and maybe the occasional fight, I feel like...

High school forever

Max Minogue, Opinion Editor

May 22, 2017

Now that my days left in high school are in the single digits, I’m starting to realize that high school isn’t forever. It’s hard to fathom; after all, I peaked here, so shouldn’t I stay in these hallowed halls until...

Flashy graduation invitations get mixed reactions amongst senior class

May 22, 2017

Seniors are anticipating their graduation party after the distribution of super-sized invitations during advisery. The party will begin at 10:45 p.m. on June 4 at  Northfield.. Students often look forward to the grand raffle...

Gap year provides unique opportunity

Beth Wall, Examiner Editor

May 22, 2017

Despite its seemingly miniscule population, it seems that gap year yields successful students. Gap Year Coordinator Gretchen Stauder said, “I’ve never heard of a student who has come back and said ‘I wish I hadn’t taken...

Seniors pumped for much-awaited grad party

Eleanor Kaplan and Alyssa Pak

May 22, 2017

Seniors are anticipating their graduation party after the distribution of super-sized invitations during advisery. The party will begin at 10:45 p.m. on June 4 at  Northfield. Students often look forward to the grand raffle...

The clash over graduation attire

Nora Crumley, Editor-in-Chief

April 6, 2017

aduate at the Sears Center. Though the location has changed, because of Northwestern’s Welsh-Ryan Arena’s renovations, the graduation procedure (the white dresses, white tuxes, red roses, boy girl order etc) has gone through...

Third annual White Dress Project sale underway

Darcie Kim, Features Editor

March 21, 2017

This March 18 will mark the third year of the White Dress Project, a recent tradition that gives students the opportunity to purchase gently-worn graduation dresses in order to relieve the financial burden of buying an expensive ...