New Trier: Spring musical "Carousel"
Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 26 Feb 2009, p. 30, 32, , 33

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The spring musical this year is "Carousel."

The New Trier Choir-Opera and Chamber Orchestra will perform Carousel on four dates. Performances are scheduled for 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, March 5; Friday, March 6; and Saturday, March 7; and at 2 p.m., on Sunday, March 8.

•New Trier's 15th annual Winter Carnival will be held Friday evening, March 13, at the Winnetka Campus.. All proceeds benefit a Habitat home that the Class of 2009 is helping to build in Waukegan.

•Tomorrow is the last day to donate new pajama pants, T-shirts and flip-flops, which will be sent overseas through Operation Support Our Troops-Illinois to be distributed to injured soldiers. The program is sponsored by the New Trier Education Support Professionals Association (NTESPA). The NTESPA, comprised of support staff employees at New Trier, also will collect books and school supplies for two public schools in Chicago. For more information or to donate items, please contact Reiko Mrozik

•The 2009 annual Wilmette Arts Guild Student Art Exhibit has been on display since Feb. 1 at the Wilmette Public Library.

•A reception hosted by the Wilmette Arts Guild was held in the auditorium for local area junior high and high school students.
New Trier High School senior Sarah Mallory is the winner of the $1,500 scholarship awarded by the guild.

Other winners from New Trier High School are 1st Place winner Emy Kane ('09), and 3rd Place winner Stephanie Hudson ('09) for photography. Senior Colin MacGregor won 1st Place in the Painting, Drawing, & Sculpture category. Eva Zoghlin ('09) took second place.

Honorable Mention Award winners in photography from New Trier included Eleanor Anaclerio, Kat Brewer, Torrie Fox, Malory Goldin, Chloe Issacs, Katrina Keleher, and Jacob Warsaw. Honorable mentions in Painting, Drawing, & Sculpture included Casey Engleman, Nikki LeServe, and Katie Olson.

Other participating New Trier students included Anna Aden, Alex Berez, Kara Bishop, Bernadette Brandt, Michael Bussell, Gregory Colton, Kiely Cushman, Kayte Donnell, , Rachel Flanagan, Sheridan Fuk, Gabby George, Allison Hines, Kelvin Huang, Kim Johnson, Sarah Johnson, Molly McCauley, Becky Mayer, Molly Messersmith, Arisa Mian, Ellie Molitor, Doug Mowery, Rikki Sabransky, Kaitlin Schaer, Rosie Shanley, Niaz Siddique, Claire Sroka, Greta Starrett, Elise Straaton, & Kara Warschausky.

•Tomorrow is the last day to view an exhibit highlighting the experiences of four faculty members who participated on Fulbright exchanges. C

The exhibit was organized by art teacher Darrin Jeziorski, who spent last year on an exchange in the United Kingdom. Social studies teacher Mitch Jones also completed a teacher exchange with a counterpart from the UK for two years. Library Department Coordinator Anne O'Malley and Spanish teacher Matthew Stuczynski both went to Japan on three-week educators' Fulbrights in 2004 and 2001, respectively.

•The next program in the series of New Trier discussions about ethical conduct and global citizenship issues will be held on March 12 and 13, when New Trier hosts the nation's leading authority on teenage social-emotional health, Rutgers University professor Dr. Maurice Elias, author of "Raising Emotionally Intelligent Teenagers."

•New Trier alumni, current students, parents and other community members may purchase the over-sized, hard-cover, 140-page "coffee-table" book, New Trier: Portrait of an American High School for $40.

•Students looking for part-time employment are encouraged to review the job board in the Career Center

•The Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM), in partnership with Destination ImagiNation, sponsors the Construction Challenge. The Challenge is a creative problem solving program which introduces students across the country to the skills they could be using on the job site in the coming years. New Trier High School took 2nd Place for high schools.

•Catherine Grace Katz of Winnetka was one of two high school students awarded the Daughters of the American Revolution Good Citizen Award for their schools by Skokie Valley Chapter, DAR, at a luncheon at the Glen View Club in Golf on Dec. 11, 2008.

•The Amnesty International Club at New Trier High School is the first high school in the nation to team with 1Well ( and sponsor a fund-raiser concert to build bio-gas plants in Sonalnagar, India.
Club leaders, Alison Sutter and Neha Nair, will be at Jamnesty for interviews. Neha hopes to visit Solangagar this summer to observe this project in action and to facilitate ongoing conversations with its beneficiaries.

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26 Feb 2009
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New Trier: Spring musical "Carousel"

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