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•   Cynthia Lotter (Fletcher)  2/24
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•   Michael H. Rees  2/18
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New Trier East/New Trier West High Schools
Class Of 1970
FRIDAY, OCTOBER 1, 2021 - 
Time to party like it's 1970!
We are seeking one or two volunteers from each of the junior high feeder schools to make plans for a get-together on Friday evening for drinks, appetizers, and/or dinner. We will post your plans and coordinators' names and phone numbers here for your classmates to connect.
Avoca, Wilmette,
Central, Glencoe
Howard, Wilmette
Locust, Wilmette
Sears, Kenilworth
Skokie, Winnetka
Sunset Ridge, Northfield
Please email us at if you wish to coordinate your Friday evening event.
11:00 AM     Guided tour of New Trier West Campus
1:00 PM       Guided tour of New Trier East Campus
5:30 PM       Junior high reunions commence at Skokie Country Club,
                   500 Washington Avenue, Glencoe
                   Each junior high school will be afforded a separate
                   room at the club
6:30 PM       Brief performance by current New Trier Jazz Band
                   to signal the start of the high school reunion
6:40 PM       High school reunions begin
                   The two largest rooms at the club will be designated as
                   the separate focus for each high school
                   but of course you can circulate between the rooms
                   Your name tag will be color coded so you can easily
                   determine which school someone attended
                   Entertainment will be the music of the 60s and 70s
                   played by DJs (not too loud!)
                   Menu will be buffet style dinner and dessert
                   with a cash bar
                   There will NOT be any assigned seating
                   Final price not yet determined but will be in vicinity of
                   $100-$125 (which will include one drink)
                   Final ticket price will be announced in March
                   Payment will be through this website when
                   final price is determined
Midnight      Approximate end time
11:00 AM      Another opportunity to continue reconnecting
                    with our classmates
                    Final price not yet determined but will be
                    in the vicinity of $30-$35

                  Payment will be through this website when
                  final price is determined
Not yet updated: A block of rooms has been reserved for June 12 and 13 at $109 plus tax (single or double rate) at the Renaissance Chicago North Shore Hotel, 933 Skokie Boulevard, Northbrook, IL 60062. The last day to book is Friday, May 22, 2020. This is the closest hotel to the Skokie Country Club (7 minutes per Google maps) and there is a shuttle service available if desired.
You have the option to either call 1-800-468-3571 and ask for the New Trier Class of 1970 50th + 1 Reunion Room Block to make your individual reservation or go to the ResLink which is provided below.

If the above link isn't working, just copy and paste this link:


This site will continue to be the best way for our class to stay in touch and to let you know about upcoming events, reunions, and news about our classmates.  We therefore urge you to join our website (see instructions below).  Your email address will remain private unless you reveal it on your profile and we promise not to bother you with too many announcements.  So please continue to update your profiles and upload photos.  This site will serve as our perpetual yearbook, Echoes and Vestiges combined, for a long time to come.
We really would like to continue reach out to ALL junior high school and New Trier High School classmates in our year.  Many classmates only attended junior high school in Glencoe, Kenilworth, Northfield, Wilmette, and Winnetka and did not attend New Trier.  Some went to private high schools or moved away.  They are always invited to our website and future events, too!

We need you to create your profile on the New Trier East/West Class of 1970 website.  In order to do so, click on the "Classmate Profiles" link at the top left.  Then scroll down until you find your name, click on it and follow the directions to complete your profile.  [If your name does not appear, please send an email to]  You can include links to personal and business websites in your profile.  Please upload a photo to your profile, too!  There won't be a Memory Book created for this reunion, but rather this website will serve that purpose.  What's more, this website will live on beyond our reunion and you will always be able to update your profile and add photos.  It is recommended that you "lock" your profile in order to limit access to registered classmates only.

If you know of a classmate who is no longer with us, please click on the "In Memory" link on the left and then complete and submit the form.  Please note that on the form you must select the classmate's name from a dropdown list in order to add his/her name.  This list contains the names of ALL of our classmates, living and deceased, approximately 1,500 in all.  Do NOT assume someone is deceased because his/her name is on the dropdown list.  Please note that this information will not automatically be posted to the site's "In Memory" page. Your posting will be sent to the site administrator for final editing and verification.  If the classmate's name does not appear on the dropdown list, please send an email with the relevant information to  Thank you.

New Trier East/New Trier West Class of 1970
50-Year Reunion Committee (in formation):

Scott Allen Barber (NTE), Charles Barenbrugge (NTE), Stuart L. Cohen (NTW),
Gregory Davidson (NTW), Robert B. Gore (NTE), Shelley Hendrickson Galloway (NTE), 

Kevin Hebson (NTE), Bonnie Kaufman Tefka (NTW), Ann Lichter LeBoyer (NTW),
Bridget McNulty (NTE), Kelly Newton Hutchinson (NTE), Mike Rees (NTE),
Jeni Schlueter Spinney (NTE), Gail Sherman Robbins (NTW),
Keith Slaughter (NTW), Emily Stoker Matz (NTE)

"Our purpose is to commit minds to inquiry,
hearts to compassion, and
lives to the service of mankind"

(New Trier High School motto in our day; mankind is now humanity)


NTE Classmate Cori Engelmann's New Book!

Cori Engelmann (now Cori Miller Schaff) has written "Art for All Ages, Reignite Your Artistic Self."  Wherever you are on the artistic scale this book will reconnect you to the creativity you were born with.  Especially designed to be multi-generational, with art activities that can be shared with young and old, children with parents and grandparents, couples, friends, as well as seniors.  A great gift for the holidays.  Check out this link to Cori's book.

Our classmate Eadie Wetzel Davis was a swimmer on the US Olympic team in 1968.  Today she is suffering from ALS.  Please watch this video for more details.

Try this site for some NTE pictures:

Click here for first posted reunion photos:

Just want to thank the reunion committee for a wonderful reunion. Don't know how you managed to find a new site and pull it all off so beautifully. Thanks.

Dianne Sawyer Lipkin

A very special thank you to the entire organizing committee for all of your efforts and hard work, and to Stuart for the incredible website. Thanks to everyone who came. It was fabulous seeing so many people who were a part of my youth and special memories. For a few short hours, I felt like a teenager again, only more mature and appreciative for what I had then and have now. Thanks again for a magical evening. Looking forward to the next reunion! (Hey, how does 5 years sound???) Thanks again! Lisa Bobrow Friedberg

Susan Sternberg Berger Kabaker writes on June 18, 2010:  I am covering the Blagojevich trial - you can follow me live in the courtroom (Monday - Thursday) at and also at

Here is a link to the TV interview our classmate Susan Sternberg Berger Kabaker did about reporting the New Trier hit and run accident for the Chicago Trbune.

To view scores of photos from the Skokie Jr. High School (Winnetka) "Now We Are 50" Reunion from May 3, 2003, go to

Just want to say...this is so fun! I'm talking to people I haven't seen since 8th grade. Give it a try and say hi to someone!

Janet Christensen Kuchar

All male NTE classmates are to report to the NTE pool for mandatory nude swimming instruction!