Dorothy Must Die review

Shalynn Billings, Staff Reporter

December 11, 2018


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“The Wizard of Oz” is an old tale that never dies in the eyes of children. It was written as a book, and then the movie adaptation was adapted along with some other movies about the young girl Dorothy that some people may not know of. Anybody can remember Dorothy Gale, the sweet, innocent farm...

Hogfather review

Claire Armstrong, Feature Editor

December 11, 2018


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Terry Pratchett is famous for his fantasy universe called Discworld, which is where the book “Hogfather” takes place. With at least three different plotlines following various characters, a reader could get sucked into these novels and never want to leave. His works have more diversity than anyone...

The Grinch review

Zoe Meredith, Staff Reporter

December 11, 2018


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“How the Grinch Stole Chrstmas” is probably classified as an all-time classic when it comes to holiday movies. Being first created by the well-known children’s author Dr. Seuss in 1957, it was designed into an animated version a few years later in the year 1966, a live action adaptation in 2000...

Student writes own show to direct

Student writes own show to direct

Nadia Hernandez, Feature Editor

December 11, 2018


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Making its debut, “Hedera University,” written and directed by senior Michaela Rodell, came to life in Green Room’s 2018 Student Showcase. The annual showcase provides the opportunity for members of the senior class to direct a show of their choice, and this year Rodell was able to produce a show...

Seniors direct Student Showcase

Seniors direct Student Showcase

Maggie Walker, Staff Reporter

December 11, 2018


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This December, Grayslake North Green Room Theatre Company put on the Student Showcase. This Showcase gives the seniors of the theatre a chance to direct their own show. Senior Keyshawn Wilson is the director of a show called “4 A.M.” by Jonathan Dorf. “It’s different. It’s hard; it’s...

Life Sentence Review

Shalynn Billings, Staff Reporter

October 31, 2018


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The CW program has decided to cancel the show “Life Sentence” after only a 13 episode season in June of this year. The main character Stella was diagnosed with cancer at a young age and was given a timespan in which she would live. Stella took the news with a grain of salt and started living life...

Great British Baking Show Review

Ellen Stojak, Executive Editor

October 31, 2018


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Going into the fifth season of “The Great British Baking Show” on Netflix, viewers knew that big changes were coming. When the show moved from BBC to Channel 4, three of the signature personalities, Mary Berry, Sue Perkins, and Mel Giedroyc, did not make the move with it. Judge Berry announced her...

Hollow Knight Review

Ian Doyle, Managing Editor

October 31, 2018


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Many games get player’s attention through great graphics and beautiful scenery. Others use dark atmospheres and mystery. Some of the best games use riveting gameplay and stories to bring the player in and immerse them in a new world. Above all, games that are truly spectacular do all of that and more....

Battle of the Bands to be held in November

Claire Armstrong, Features Editor

October 31, 2018


Filed under Entertainment

Music is an important part of everyone’s life, and the school takes this into account and lets students express themselves through the Battle of the Bands, which will reach a crescendo on November 16. The musical fight is held at 6:30 p.m. in the school cafeteria. Student bands, such as Vivid Vision,...

Green Room comes to stage with Moon Over Buffalo

Green Room comes to stage with Moon Over Buffalo

Maggie Walker, Staff Reporter

October 31, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Showcase

This fall, Grayslake North’s theatre company put on a comedy called “Moon Over Buffalo” on October 25 through the 28, that over 60 students have worked hard on since the start of the school year. Clare McConville is the director of this year’s fall play. The play included many talented actors and ac...

Disenchantment Review

Ian Doyle, Entertainment Editor

September 27, 2018


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Matt Groening, best known for his work on “The Simpsons” and “Futurama,” has a new show on Netflix called “Disenchantment.” So far, it has not quite lived up to his other works, but the second season could change that. The show follows the misadventures of Princess Bean, her friend Elfo,...

Nomad of Nowhere

Claire Armstrong, Feature Editor

September 27, 2018


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The Youtube series “Nomad of Nowhere,” created by the company and channel RoosterTeeth, is an unusual story taking place in a version of the Wild West. The main character, the Nomad, is a silent sorcerer that can bring objects to life by clapping. He takes the stereotype of a silent, brooding wizard...

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