Dear Parents of the Class of 2018,
We look forward to sharing the journey of the remainder of Junior year with you. We hope you had a chance to attend the Parent Party in January at Stormy's and the evening discussion in early March (see photos below). Please call your PHSC counselor to make your first family meeting if you have not already. There are so many wonderful events and milestones coming up from the ACT/SAT tests to the Junior theme.
- April 5th, Wednesday--SAT State Assessment, New Trier (WTKA), 8:10am-12:00pm
- April 8th, Saturday--ACT National Test, New Trier (NFLD), 7:45am-12:30pm
- April 19th, Wednesday--ACT District Test (Juniors), New Trier (WTKA), 8:15am-12:30pm
- May 6th, Saturday--Junior/Senior Prom, Hyatt Regency Chicago, 6-11pm (all ticket sales online; more information coming soon).
- May 16th, Tuesday--Junior Parents' Coffee, 9:30-11am. Graciously hosted by Becky Stilp at her home (142 Abingdon Avenue, Kennilworth).
Tika & Claire
NTPA Co-Chairs, Class of 2018
IMPORTANT REMINDERS AND INFORMATION
ACT and SAT for Juniors
This year for the first time, all juniors will take two college entrance exams on school days in April: the State SAT and the District ACT. In preparation for these exams, all students must set up a student account on both the College Board and ACT websites below.
College Board Student Account
ACT Student Account
Please read the
about the State SAT and District ACT. If you have questions about either exam, please contact Peg Stevens, Testing Coordinator, at
or at 847-784-2259.
Volunteer for the Graduation Party for the Class of 2018
The graduation celebration is hosted by the NTPA for all
graduating seniors. It is a great way to get involved in your
child's senior year. Please contact Graduation Party Co-Chairs Ruth
Borushek or Kristyn Gibson to
The NTPA Angel Fund supports academic and extracurricular experiences
for students in need. Students approved for financial assistance from the
district can request assistance with the purchase of Homecoming tickets from
the Director of Student Life, Athena Arvanitis at email@example.com
Send Your Kid to the Ivy League by William Deresiewicz
Do Teens Engage in Sexting? by Sue Shellenbarger
to Survive the College Admissions Madness by Frank Bruni
100 Percent Wrong About Critical Thinking by Alexander Nazaryan
Applications, Parental Exasperations by Robert Scherrer
Parent University - Parent Education Programs
Welcome to Parent University, a central location for all New Trier Parent Educational programming including seminars, round tables, coffees and informational meetings. Programming listed here is intended for the New Trier community, and is sponsored by New Trier High School, New Trier parent organizations and various community groups.
to see upcoming events and their descriptions.
Class of 2016 Profile
New Trier compiles profiles of its graduating classes.
Filled with interesting and useful information, these profiles present details
on classes (and levels) taken by the graduates, colleges attended, and much
more. See the Class of 2016 Profile for in-depth information
about New Trier's most recent graduating class.
Junior Class Videos and Photos