Class of 2019

Welcome from your 2019 NTPA Board!

Junior year is moving along with many exciting opportunities for students and parents to
explore. Take some time and look through the NTPA site for helpful information, upcoming events and activities.

  • February 7th, 9:30-11:00 AM  The Motew Home, 344 Sunrise Circle, Glencoe
    Parent Coffee: Join junior parents and guest speaker, Jim Conroy, Post High School Counseling Chair, for conversation and coffee. Click here to view flyer.
  • February 28th, 7:00-8:30 PM Cornog Auditorium, Northfield Campus
    College Admissions 101: What's the Right Fit for your Student
    The NTPA invites parents to attend a panel discussion of representatives from a cross-section of academic institutions including a large flagship school, a highly selective private university, a small liberal arts school, and a local community college.
  • March 7th, 9:00 AM & 7:00 PM  Northfield Campus Room C234
    Book Club: Join fellow parents at New Trier's Parent Book Group! The Junior/Senior classes are invited to read "The Gift of Failure" by Jessica Lacey. This newly developed group is designed to strengthened the connection between parents and the school. Hope you can make it!
  • Post High School Counseling
    By now you should have scheduled your initial meeting with your student and their Post High School counselor. You received this information back in early November at a parent only information night led by your child's counselor. If you have not signed up or need assistance contact the PHSC department at (847) 784-2234.

As always, we are here to help so feel free to reach out with questions.

Sophia and Laurie

Junior Parent Coffee 2-7-18


  • Right Under Your Nose: Recognizing Signs of Teen Alcohol & Drug Use


    The NTPA was pleased to host representatives from LEAD to present at "Right Under Your Nose: Signs of Teen Alcohol & Drug Use " on November 1.  Click here to view the E-cig/Vaping video mentioned during the presentation.   For further questions or comments please contact NTPA Program Chair Heather Pigott ( )

  • College Admissions 101: What’s the Right Fit for Your Student?
    Wednesday, February 28, 7:00-8:30 PM, Cornog Auditorium (N)
    The NTPA's Class of 2019, in conjunction with the Post-High School Counseling Department, invite you to learn from a panel of admissions officers the kinds of students their schools are looking for.  Panelists will represent a cross-section of various types of academic institutions including a large state school, a highly selective private university, a small liberal arts school, and a community college.  The panelists will share information about their selection processes and the opportunities and experiences offered by schools of their kind.This program is for parents only.
  • 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.

Upcoming Events

Junior Class Videos