‘GameChangers’ Documentary Screening and Panel Discussion With Players from the ’65 and ’66 New Trier and Marshall Teams to Be Held at New Trier March 12

This Sunday, New Trier High School will host a special screening of “GameChangers,” the 2018 sports documentary that looks back at the 1965 and 1966 Marshall and New Trier basketball teams, who faced off in back-to-back years at the Evanston SuperSectional. The film examines the 1960s rivalry between Marshall and New Trier, positioned “at the […]

'I'm Here. I'm Going to Stay Here': John Salvi's Journey from a Brain Tumor to a Broken New Trier Rowing Record

Living with an inoperable brain tumor, 16-year-old John Salvi faced numerous obstacles, and of them, the most ordinary also was the most devastating: A mirror. Fifteen pounds lighter, with no hair and a medical access port sticking out of his chest, the Wilmette resident often struggled to look at his reflection. “To see this frail […]

Are You Making Your College Freshman Homesick?

You’d never intentionally make your college freshman homesick, but your frequent phone calls and care packages may have done just that. Now your student is talking about transferring schools – to be closer to you. Don’t be too quick to buy them a one-way ticket home. Our experts show you how to transition from the […]

New Trier and Regina Dominican Create Young Fundraisers

One of the greatest aspects of becoming involved in fundraising during high school is that, from an early age, students learn the importance of helping others in need. Many North Shore high schools allow extracurricular student groups to take the reigns when it comes to fundraising. The students end up getting their peers involved and, […]

New Trier Alumni Awards Dinner with Rahm Emanuel

Tickets are on sale now for New Trier High School’s 2012 Alumni Achievement Awards Recognition Dinner. The event will be held Thursday, March 15, at the Hilton Orrington Hotel in Evanston. Nine of the 10 honorees who make up the alumni Class of 2012 are scheduled to accept their awards in person. The evening will […]

Is Resilience More Important than Happiness?

From my perch in the tree of life, nurturing resilience is more important than nurturing happiness. Resilience is that ineffable quality that allows a person to be knocked down by life and come back stronger than ever. Resilient athletes, artists, patients, entrepreneurs, lovers and others inspire me. Raising resilient children drives me. Feeling resilience after […]

Winnetka Resident Claims Mayfest Crown

Winnetka’s own Caitlin Marie Bischoff was crowned May Queen 2011 at the 12th annual Mayfest in Chicago last Friday, June 3. At age 16, Bischoff, daughter of Janet and Barry Bischoff, is a sophomore at New Trier High School. Mayfest was held June 3-5 in Lincoln Square, and is the traditional German celebration of spring’s arrival. […]

Half Gap Year

By now, most high school seniors have decided what college they will attend next year.   But, for some who have been offered second semester admission, the choice may not be so clear. That scenario could provide the perfect opportunity to pursue a half-gap year in the summer and fall, according to Linda Connelly, Gap […]