The New Trier Chess Team finished 2nd at the State Tournament in February 2020, their best finish since 2005. New Trier won all seven rounds in the two-day tournament, which was held at the Peoria Civic Center, scoring 375 individual points. Congratulations to team members David Peng, Roger Li, Adrian Calinescu, Sawyer Harris, Sarah Lin, Zach Marshall, Justin Weinzweig, Max Malecki, Mason Werner, Jeffrey Huang, and to Coaches Matt Mersch and Daniel Kim. The Foundation provided funding support for the team to purchase chess sets and clocks to prepare for competition, and shirts to promote team spirit.
The New Trier Educational Foundation funds innovative educational experiences throughout New Trier.
We are alumni, parents, and community members supporting supplemental enrichment opportunities.
As an independent, 501 (c) 3 nonprofit organization led by a volunteer board, we seek to identify sources of private revenue. The Foundation is committed to a partnership with District 203 administrators, teachers, and parents on behalf of educational excellence for all New Trier students.