JUNIOR PARENTS PROGRAM
"College Admissions 101: What's the Right Fit for Your Student?"he Right Fit for Your Student?"
Wednesday, March 5, 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. @ Cornog Auditorium, Northfield
Just in time for those Spring Break college tours, discover what kinds of students that different kinds of schools are seeking from our panel of local admissions officers. Officers will include representatives from a highly selective private university, a large flagship state university, a regional private university, a small liberal arts college and a community college. Moderated by New Trier's Post- High School Counseling chair James Conroy.
NEW THIS YEAR! New Trier High School is now an annual sponsor of all FAN programs. Don't miss these other top researchers and thinkers: David Sheff on addiction (Feb. 5), Sheila Heen and Doug Stone of the Harvard Negotiation Project on receiving praise (March 11), Alice Waters on food (April 8), Hilary Levey Friedman on competition (April), Carol Dweck on mindsets (May 9), Temple Grandin on autism (Spring date TBD). Prepare to be amazed.
MISSED A PROGRAM? Most NTPA, ECGC and FAN parent programs have been videotaped and posted on these groups' websites. Find the links in the right-hand column of your monthly NTPA eNews.
NTPA TRANSFER FAMILY COMMITTEE
Have you recently moved into New Trier Township? The NTPA Transfer Family Committee hopes to ease the transition for families new to the community. Please contact Jennifer Bisceglia for more information.
The NTPA Transfer Families Committee is hosting 3 events to welcome families new to the district:
August Transfer Family Welcome Tour - Wednesday, August 20 at 3:00 P.M.. This a great opportunity for the entire family to tour the New Trier east campus, meet others, and find classrooms before the first day of school. Meet in front of the east campus main entrance for refreshments and welcoming comments from Principal Denise Hibbard. Rain location: main lobby. Siblings welcome. Remind students to bring their class schedule.
September Transfer Family Parent Coffee - Monday, September 15 at 10:00 A.M.. Parents of transfer students, please join us at New Trier east campus -- Gaffney Auditorium Lobby - for this unique opportunity to get aquatinted while getting answers to questions about everything New Trier. Denise Hibbard, Principal, Scott Williams, Assistant Principal for Student Services, Tiffany Myers, NT Social worker, and parent representatives will be available to help you make connections that may ease your family's transition.
October Transfer Family Parent Coffee - Monday, October 27 at 10:00 A.M.. Join us at the home of Laura Roth, 145 Melrose Avenue, Kenilworth. This is another opportunity for parents of transfer students to get aquatinted, get answers, and get involved at New Trier. Principal Denise Hibbard, parent representatives from every grade level, and transfer family alumni will be available to answer questions in a casual setting. Reminder, if your family transferred to New Trier during the past several years, you are invited to attend this gathering and continue the conversation!
Beth Karnes email@example.com and Laura Roth firstname.lastname@example.org
Transfer Family Co-Chairs
International Exchange Students
Become a host family or an exchange student. Find out more about going abroad or hosting a foreign student. Or contact Athena Arvanitis, New Trier's Director of Student Life, or Beth Drucker via email or call Beth at 847-256-2676 to learn more about hosting or becoming an exchange student. If you are not able to host, but know someone who might consider it, please pass on this information
NTPA Program Archive
Many NTPA programs are videotaped and available for viewing online (click here for the updated software) or parents may borrow videotapes by contacting Mari Plotnik, NTPA Secretary, by email or 847-784-2202.
Teens and the Law: A Candid Discussion about Teenage Driving, Drinking and Drugs. Recorded October 24th, 2012