New Trier News

Quarantine means tech issues, boredom for many students

Belah Ratowitz, Staff Reporter

March 24, 2020

As school closed over Covid-19, students spent their class time learning remotely. For most students, that means a battle with Canvas issues, technical difficulties, and boredom during their time at home. Sophomore Coco Baum...

Canvas update problematic

Leah Schmidt, Staff Reporter

March 6, 2020

Canvas recently underwent a large update, prompting both praise and complaints. Both students and teachers were caught off guard by the sudden change, and that adjustment led to major issues for the students. “I...

The politics of school dances

Emma Mansour, Opinions Editor

February 7, 2020

School tends to be very cyclical. We do the same thing every day, five days a week, for at least 12 years. For the most part, it’s mundane, not particularly painful but also not all that fun. But that one aspect of ...

Making memes about World War III exemplifies the extent of our privilege

Eva Roytburg, Opinions Editor

February 7, 2020

Let’s rewind, say, three weeks in breaking news for the United States. Before the Iowa caucus, the Superbowl, Kobe Bryant’s death, Coronavirus, the “March for Life”, the Senate impeachment trial, the ratification of ...

Students debate prevalence of bullying, harassment at NT

Nadia Jaikaran, Features Editor

February 7, 2020

The privilege with living in the North Shore comes with a statistically more peaceful area of living, a lower poverty rate, and an above-average high school education thanks to the income-level taxes the North Shore recei...