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...

Can SILCing cure senioritis?

Quentin Reeb, Staff Reporter

March 13, 2020

Japanese was a struggle for then-freshman Cate Chan, and her teacher could only answer so many of the class’s questions. There was no question that Liam, Chan’s SILC, was the resource that everyone needed, even inspi...

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...

Memiors of an unlicensed senior

Stephanie Kim, Chief Online Editor

March 8, 2019

On my 16th birthday, far off into the horizon, I could just begin to hear the sound of my long-desired freedom ringing in the form of a 3.37” x 2.13” card. The DMV apparently did not hear such a melody. A dramatic retelling?...

Second semester senior year isn’t all it’s cracked up to be

Stephanie Kim, Chief Online Editor

February 15, 2019

I know, I know, you’ve probably read a quadrillion of these “I have ascended to second semester senior status, now it’s time to reflect” articles, but just hang with me for three minutes (assuming the average Lexile reading...

How to be a second semester senior 101

Ezra Wallach, Opinion Editor

February 15, 2019

“Wait, we have a quiz????” I exclaimed as I threw up a peace sign and walked out of my seventh period math class and straight to the nurse’s office. Here I was, someone who vowed at the beginning of high school to always...

Senioritis is not what you think

Michelle Yurovsky, Opinions Editor

March 9, 2018

I remember taking my very last final and being so excited to finally be able to, for once, take a breather during the school year. I’ve been looking forward to being a second semester senior since sophomore year. I always ...