Class of 2018

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.

  • 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



  • 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 attached letter  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 get involved.

  • Did You Know?

    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 .

  • Points to Ponder

    Don't Send Your Kid to the Ivy League  by William Deresiewicz
    Why Do Teens Engage in Sexting?  by Sue Shellenbarger
    How to Survive the College Admissions Madness  by Frank Bruni
    You're 100 Percent Wrong About Critical Thinking  by Alexander Nazaryan 
    College Applications, Parental Exasperations by Robert Scherrer 
    Read more

  • Parent University - Parent Education Programs

    Parent_University 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.  

    Click here 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.


Upcoming Events

Junior Class Videos and Photos