I recently had the shocker that many of my son's High School Freshman friends and their (well-educated and fluent) parents interpreted "New Student" to be... gosh, I still don't really know. New to this District? Anyway, they felt "new student orientation" wasn't for them. Some argued, some were just confused by the term. A friend on the School Board relayed having the same conversations.
So, here's the story on the word "new":