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Students at North Shore Country Day School organized a soccer tournament April 21 to benefit the One World Futbol organization. | Provided

North Shore Country Day students score big with soccer fundraiser

Summer fun and learning at Baker Summer Discovery

Studies have shown that when students return to school after summer vacation, they've lost one to three months of learning. This can be ...

District 36 Assistant Superintendent Trisha Kocanda (center) speaks with community members during a meet and greet April 10 at The Skokie School in Winnetka. Kocanda, who was named new Superintendent of The Winnetka Public Schools, will formally assume the role July 1. | Steve Schering/Sun-Times Media

Financial philosophy, iPad initiative highlight District 36’s year

Last year the Winnetka Caucus Council called for Winnetka Public Schools to address its soaring reserves, and the School Board responded with a new financial philosophy.

<p>New Trier High School junior Meredith Falk received a Junior Travel Award from The National Spanish Examination and will be traveling to Spain this July. | Provided</p>

New Trier student receives award to study abroad

While sitting in her advisory class shortly before spring break, New Trier High School junior Meredith Falk received a phone call she never thought she would get.

Models from seven North Shore high schools sported spring looks during the Saving Tiny Hearts Society's charity fashion show May 13 at Northbrook Court. | Ronnie Wachter/Sun-Times Media

North Shore high school students put the art in HeART

Going further than any of its rivals to help find cures for congenital heart defects, the Glenbrook North High School community won the “student heARTist” fundraising contest in...

Community members tour the west side of New Trier High School's Winnetka campus on Saturday. New Trier officials are hoping to gain approval for a $100 million renovation project for the campus. | Steve Schering/Sun-Times Media

New Trier showcases needs for campus renovation

Officials at New Trier High School opened the school’s doors Saturday and welcomed community members inside to see firsthand the needs that would be addressed by a proposed...

Eleven New Trier Township high school seniors were recipients of scholarships from The Winnetka Club. | File

Winnetka Club awards $40,000 in scholarships

In announcing its 2014 scholarship recipients The Winnetka Club awarded a total of $40,000 to 11 graduating New Trier Township high school students.

Left, Lauren Delfs, 15, of Winnetka and New Trier Township High School sophomore, stylishly hoists topsoil while Tanya Lorig, 18, of Northfield and a junior, prepares the soil location May 6 at the Time for Tea display at Westfield Old Orchard Mall | Karie Angell Luc/for Sun-Times Media

New Trier students create fashion display at Westfield Old Orchard

Eight New Trier Township High School students spent May 6 digging into topsoil — all in the name of fashion.

New Trier High School students learn the art of Raku pottery-making from Carl Mankert (left) during a visit by the Chicago Kiln Service on April 15. | Provided

New Trier students fired up about raku pottery

More than 100 New Trier High School students fired up their kilns to try their hands at a centuries-old technique on April 15.

The Winnetka Public Schools District 36 Board of Education will vote on how to expand the district's iPad initiative at its May meeting. | Provided

District 36 board ponders future of iPad initiative

As District’s 36’s first year iPad rollout comes to a close, the Board of Education plans to review options for expanding the initiative next year.

New Winnetka District 36 Director of Student Services Beth Martin (right) talks with Hubbard Woods School teacher Jason Scheetz. Martin will begin her new job May 27. | Steve Schering/Sun-Times Media

District 36 names new director of student services

The opportunity to grow as an educational leader spurred Elizabeth P. Martin to join the Winnetka Public Schools District 36, an opportunity she is eager to begin.

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