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NT seniors fundraise for Habitat for Humanity with annual carnival

March 21, 2017 by Libby Elliott, Freelance Reporter News, School

Hundreds of local kids, teens and young families in search of Friday night fun enjoyed New Trier High School’s Annual Winter Carnival fundraiser, held the evening of March 3 on New Trier’s Winnetka campus.

Every year,...

New Trier student wins award for short film on global warming

by Jacqueline Glosniak, Contributing Editor News, School

These days, it often seems as though the only videos teenagers are interested in are the ones on Instagram and Snapchat of friends doing ridiculous things and that disappear after a few hours.

However, amid the noise...

New Trier parent fundraises to produce film analyzing seminar day controversy

by Libby Elliott, Freelance Reporter News, School

While New Trier High School’s one-day seminar on race held Feb. 28 is now over, the controversy and acrimony it stirred up among parents at the school is not.

The school-wide seminar entitled “Understanding Today’s...

Folk Night engages Avoca families in fun-filled fine arts experience

News, School

Earlier this month, Avoca West Elementary school hosted more than 65 second-graders and their families for the first ever Second Grade Folk Night: A Celebratory Evening of Art, Drama, Music and Spanish. The evening centered around the...