What’s Up with NSCDS? – #3: “ ‘The Purple and White’ School Newspaper”

The third in an occasional audio documentary series, which explores the history, people, places and traditions of North Shore Country Day School in Winnetka, IL.

In this third episode, we answer the question: What’s up with the school’s newspaper, “The Purple and White”?


This student-run newspaper published for 46 years, from 1920 to 1966. The third graders looked through issues from each decade in search of interesting news items and then turned what they found into short radio pieces, all collected together here.

Third Grade Audio
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