Thursday, November 14, 2013

Our Fundraising Organization

Thanks to all of the presentations by so many individuals. After MUCH discussion, here is the name of our chosen organization. More to follow...

Wednesday, November 13, 2013

Presentation to Sophomore Advisers

Below is a slidedeck from today's Sophomore Inservice. Many parents, advisers, and students have been asking how best to sign up to volunteer at one of New Trier's social service agencies. This presentation details the steps needed to navigate the school webpage. The last slide asks advisers to please consider bringing their adviseries to Band-Aid (our annual fundraiser) in the Spring.

Tuesday, November 12, 2013

An Inspiration-al Group

Thanks to Kaye Boling (sponsor) and the wonderful co-heads and volunteers of Inspiration Café for this fun photo!

"Greatest kids. Greatest club. Just wanted to say Thanks for the opportunity..."

Thursday, November 7, 2013

The Death of Public Education?

Thanks to Amara who led us in a spirited discussion of standardized testing and the recent protests from Chicago Public School students. She opened with this spoken-word video:

And then presented us with a discussion of 5 questions on the so-called "death of public education", based on this article from Progress Illinois.

Thanks, Amara!