Friday, May 17, 2013
Glenbrook South, New Trier, Deerfield, Highland Park, Niles West, Maine West, Maine South, Notre Dame, Niles North and Loyola athletes will join Wildkits at State Meet.
Taking home the team trophy for the sixth straight year, the Evanston High School boys track team won the Niles West Sectional Thursday in Skokie sending five individuals and three relay teams to the State Meet May 24 and 25 at Eastern Illinois University in Charleston The Wildkits compiled 85 points. Glenbrook South took home second place with 72 followed by Prospect in third with 70 and New Trier fourth with 58. Niles West accumulated 47 for fifth with Deerfield sixth, Main South seventh, Niles North eighth, Highland Park ninth place, Notre Dame of Niles tenth, Maine West 11th , Loyola Academy 12th, Maine East 13th\, Glenbrook North 14th and Von Steuben 15th. "Last year, a lot of guys, when they went downstate, were qualified just about…
Thursday, May 16, 2013
Winnetka trustees are expected to review the proposal in coming weeks.
Winnetka Zoning Board of Appeals voted in favor of allowing New Trier High School to put up a 50-foot netting system around a baseball backstop at the northwest corner of Hibbard and Willow roads, Chicago Tribune reported. Some Winnetka residents raised concerns that the system could be an eyesore--the system extend a total of 160 feet in length, 100 feet of it is parallel to Willow Road and 60 feet of it is behind the home plate. The Village Board is expected to vote on the proposal in coming weeks, Chicago Tribune reported. Related Coverage
Wednesday, May 15, 2013
At this time of the year, North Shore residents flock to 'The Camp Lady' to help them find the right summer camp for their kids.
School is almost out. Have you found the right summer camp for your child? For this sometimes trying endeavor, many North Shore residents seek the expertise of "The Camp Lady," Enid Grabiner, of Northbrook, according to a story in Crain's Chicago Business. Grabiner has been matching kids and camps for nearly 30 years, taking meetings in her basement with parents and their children, reports Crain's. Read the full story here. Grabiner has a LinkedIn profile and is listed as a camp and teen travel consultant on Insider Pages. Read more on Patch: 2013 Summer Camp Guide for Chicago's North Shore
Tuesday, May 14, 2013
Three students received the Gold Key recognition, the highest level of achievement at the regional level, in the 2013 Scholastic Art and Writing Awards.
Three North Shore Country Day School students were recently recognized for their literary talent and selected for the Gold Key recognition, the highest level of achievement for student artists and writers at the regional level, in the 2013 Scholastic Art and Writing Awards, Chicago Tribune reported. A panel of judges chose the following works to receive a Gold Key: Josh Hoeflich, 16, wrote a persona essay titled Jacob and I about his relationship with his brother; Declan Falls, 16, wrote a short story titled The Lamarckian about 19th-century biologist Jean-Baptiste Lamarck; and Hayun Cho, 18, was recognized for her portifolio submission, which included poetry and personal essays, Chicago Tribune reported. The Scholastic Art and Writing…
Monday, May 13, 2013
This is the team’s first trip to the state tournament since 2004.
New Trier High School’s boys water polo team won against Loyola Academy 11-9 at the sectional final Saturday. The Trevians will head to the state tournament, the first time since 2004, Northbrook Star reported. New Trier senior Dano Johnson scored all three of his goals in the fourth quarter and helped the Trevians win over the Ramblers, ending an eight-game losing streak in the sectional finals, Northbrook Star reported. For the full story, visit Northbrook.Suntimes.com
Sunday, May 12, 2013
New Trier Rowers Continue Spring Season with Strong Showing at Greater Chicago Junior Rowing Championships
Thursday, May 9, 2013
"These guidelines are based on the most recent scientific evidence, as well as the expertise of the coaches who will help implement them," said Dr. Preston M. Wolin, a member of the Sports Medicine Advisory Committee.
The Illinois High School Association approved new safety rules Wednesday to limit tackling in youth football practice in an effort to reduce head injuries, reported the Daily Herald. In March, a controversial bill sponsored by State Rep. Carol Sente (D-Vernon Hills) proposing to limit the number of days players could have full contact hitting practice (twice a week) failed in the House committee. The new IHSA policy calls for coaches to gradually increase the time players can participate in preseason practice, along with the number of protective pads they can wear. On the seventh day of practice, players can participate in five hours of full contact drills wearing full pads, according to the IHSA. However, no single practice can exceed …
Chicagoland Jewish High School edges North Chicago for semifinal win.
May 7 The Final Score: Chicagoland Jewish High School 4, North Chicago 3 Tigers’ Star Performer: Elizabeth Barras of Wilmette scored three goals. Other Notable Tiger Performances: Alana Spellman of Deerfield added a goal. Who’s Next: The Tigers host Woodlands Academy of Lake Forest at 4:30 p.m. today. The Bottom Line: Chicagoland Jewish advanced to the Illinois High School Association soccer final for the first time in school history. They play for the right to advance to the Sectional against Woodland of Lake Forest. Get local news in a daily email from Patch. It's like getting a free newspaper. Learn more and then "like" us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter.
Tuesday, May 7, 2013
New Trier Township High School District 203 was ranked among the best 2,000 public high schools in the nation. Click on the red dots for more information.
On mobile? You can see the interactive map here. New Trier Township High School District 203 was ranked 158 among Newsweek’s 2013 Best High School list, which the magazine released Monday. Here’s a look at how other North Shore high schools ranked among the magazine’s list of the best 2,000 public high schools in the nation. Rank School Name 158 New Trier Township High School 182 Glenbrook North High School 325 Glenbrook South High School 785 Niles West High School 833 Niles North High School 1267 Evanston Township High School Weigh in: Do you agree with Newsweek’s ranking? For its rankings, Newsweek sent out a survey to more than 5,000 high schools in the U.S., with about 2,500 schools responding in 2013. You can see the …
Monday, May 6, 2013
May 7 is National Teacher Appreciation Day. How has a teacher impacted your life?
Teachers make an impact on our lives from early childhood through college and beyond, but a new survey reveals that 75 percent of adults don’t express appreciation to their former teachers. This Tuesday, May 7, marks National Teacher Appreciation Day: a time to say “thank you” to teachers across the country for everything they do to educate our nation. Tell us: How has a teacher impacted your life? Share your stories with us in the comments section. Kars4kids, national educational non-profit, prepared a national survey measuring how teachers impacted American adults and ways they have expressed their appreciation. Looking for ideas to celebrate the teachers in your life? Here are some options from the National Education Association: …