New Trier High School: On-Line Connections
Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 23 Apr 2009, p. 29, 31, , 34

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A forum on social networking, entitled "On-Line Connections: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly" will be held at 7 p.m., Wednesday, April 29h crimes.

Panelist include Sara Migas, Internet safety specialist from the Illinois Attorney General's office; Al Ross, social worker; and New Trier students and alumni.

Participants are encouraged to bring their own messaging devices, as participants will "Twitter comments live." A question and answer session will follow the presentation.


The public is invited to an evening of vocal jazz and vocal improvisation at 7:30 p.m. tomorrow, when the Swing Choir and Choraliers present their annual spring concert in the Cornog Auditorium on the Northfield Campus.

The New Trier Dance Department will showcase student-choreographed works in its final production of the season, Dance Theater New Trier at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, April 30 and Friday, May 1, in the Gaffney Auditorium on the Winnetka Campus.

The Central Suburban League (CSL) Annual Student Art Exhibit recently featured more than 600 pieces of student works of art from 12 area high schools. The exhibit, held April 2-12 at The Art Center (TAC) on Sheridan Road in Highland Park.

Participating New Trier students were: Melanie Angarone, Jessica Arneson, Margaret Belmont, Jessica Blackwell, Katie Bonds, Lauren Bridges, Paul Bucci, Michael Bussell, Christian Carr, Andrew Cahill, Greg Colten, Michael Davis, Chelsea Delaney, Catherine Donnell, Adam Eisenstein, Kelly Farrell, Frannie Franklin, Samantha Gottlieb, Jessica Greenslade, Ben Grill, Sarah Hebard, Leah Herlocker, Allison Hines, Lisa Irwin, Lexi Kafkis, Katrina Keleher, Devin Kerr, Jack Klare, Elisabeth Kraus, Nicole Kulkulka, Sofie Lachler-Johnson, Matt Laton, Dana Lewis, Anna McCarthy, Lindsey McClure, Abigail McEwen, Lindsey Marinello, Elena Mazzetta, Kyle Nitiss, Kathryn Olson, Margaret Overholt, Ellie Pearlman, Charlie Reiter, George Ross, Morgan Shearer, George Terzakis, Jackie Urban, Rachel Weitzman, Luke Witt.

Community members may view New Trier's annual Sender School Art Exhibition in the Anne Brierly Gallery on the Winnetka Campus weekdays through April 30.

New Trier art students are exhibiting their work at "The LISA (Life is Simply Art) SHOW", a juried art exhibition sponsored by The Great Frame Up in Evanston through May 4.
Jeff Markam, New Trier English teacher, has been awarded the George Olmstead, Jr. Class of 1924 Prize for Excellence in Secondary School Teaching, presented by Williams College.

John O'Connor, New Trier English teacher, co-wrote, and co-edited WGBH's Poetry Everywhere Special Collection, which won a Parents' Choice Award (

Teri Rodgers, New Trier social studies teacher and head girls basketball coach, has been named District 4 Co-Coach of the Year for Class 3A-4A by the Illinois Basketball Coaches Association (IBCA). Rodgers will be honored at the IBCA Hall of Fame Banquet on Saturday at Illinois State University.

Christopher Rutt, New Trier dance coordinator, has been named 2009 Dance Educator of the Year from the Illinois Alliance for Arts Education. He was presented with this award at an awards ceremony in mid-March.

As part of their "dance outreach" efforts, New Trier's Kinesis Dance Troup will be performing throughout the community on April 29.

The annual After the Academics Activities Fair will be held from 7 to 8:30 p.m., on Monday, May 11, in the gymnasium at the Northfield Campus, 7 Happ Road.

The New Trier Extension Spring Term has begun. Each year, nearly 3,000 adult students take advantage of the numerous classes held evenings and weekends on New Trier facilities and other off-site meeting spaces.


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New Trier High School: On-Line Connections

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