Category Archives: New Trier High School

Don’t be so quick to judge!

It seems like a thousand years ago, yet it was in 1973. It was a story that stood out in my mind and still does. It talks of saying things to people that have no validity whatsoever. I was finishing … Continue reading

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‘Shipwrecked’ and Disconnected

Laura, our daughter(-in-law), got tickets for a play at New Trier, location of my job for some thirty years. The play was ‘Shipwrecked,’ something that I don’t recall even hearing about. I was surprised that the Playbill didn’t have any … Continue reading

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Jay, Laura, and Caroline

It has been an interesting day. Today I talked to Jay. Jay was and I am sure is an icon of a person at New Trier. At least he was when I was there. At the time, he was working … Continue reading

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Saturday in Evanston and the City

We started out the day in Evanston, for a Memorial Service for my friend and colleague, Bob Enkey. Bob was a longtime member of the Art Department at New Trier High School and, in my estimate, beloved by all. It … Continue reading

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Coffee with the unforgettable Bob Enkey

On Thursday, I learned that a good friend and colleague from New Trier was no longer among us. Bob Enkey was one of the nicest friends and colleagues a person could have, a talented Art Teacher and human being. When … Continue reading

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