Category Archives: New Trier High School

A birthday, a Musical (Jesus Christ Superstar), a walk in the past

The other day we had a birthday party for our youngest grandchild. As it happened, my daughter-in-law had tickets already for the 100th anniversary of the Choir Opera that produces the annual musical at New Trier Township High School. As … Continue reading

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A heartwarming trip

Just the other day, I got a message from a former student as she is traveling in Paris with her family. It was a photo of her with a young woman of her own age with a background of the … Continue reading

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“I don’t know if they will have a Grace Karl in their lives”

Grace Karl’s note to us, dated March 17, 1979 Dear Mary Kay and Rich, This small one is going to be bilingual – trilingual? – I know. May I urge with Rachel Carson that Baby be led to love moonrise, … Continue reading

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The importance of Study Abroad

I am a big proponent of study abroad, having done it when I was a junior in college. I lived with a wonderful French family and also with two American students for an academic year in a small suburb outside … Continue reading

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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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