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New Trier grad becomes Golden Apple teacher

April 3, 2018 by Hilary Anderson, Freelance Reporter News, School

New Trier graduate Gwen Faulkner, second-grade teacher at Wilmette’s McKenzie Elementary School, is the recipient of the Golden Apple Award for Excellence in Teaching. She received the prestigious award March 22 at a ceremony in her...

New Trier students share the gift of music with city youth

by Jacqueline Glosniak, Contributing Editor News, School

On the North Shore, providing children with a renowned education is synonymous with access to quality elective programs in music and the arts. 

From the dozens of course offerings in music disciplines offered in both...

Artist-in-residence gives Glencoe students confidence, skills to write poetry

by Hilary Anderson, Freelance Reporter School, Life & Arts

Radio Poetry was on the air once again.

Sounds of laughter and applause drifted from Glencoe’s West School library throughout the day on April 11.

Artist-in-residence Bill Buczinsky was master of...

New Trier Board: Long-standing adviser system may undergo updates

by Daniel I. Dorfman, Freelance Reporter News, School

New Trier High School officials believe there are several positive aspects to the current administration of the school’s adviser system, yet noted some adjustments may be made in the future.

Throughout the course of...