New members join Slam Funk

New members join Slam Funk

Natalie Smith, Staff Reporter

October 1, 2019

Slam Funk is experiencing new changes this school year. With so many new faces in the group, the band seemed to adapt to the change and grow a close knit bond. The band has devoted a lot of time before the school year started. Not only did they have to find a new sound, they were also trying to develop...

Good Omens review

Claire Armstrong, News Editor

October 1, 2019

“Good Omens” is an Amazon Prime original series based off the novel of the same name by Neil Gaiman and Sir Terry Pratchett. The television show is amazing, and it stays true to the book thanks to Gaiman’s role on the production team. The show depicts the relationship between Aziraphale the angel...

On the Fence review

Danielle Broege, Staff Reporter

October 1, 2019

“On The Fence” was by far the best book I’ve ever read. I felt connected to the main character Charlotte Reynolds, also known as Charlie. She reminded me of parts of myself and made me feel the emotions she felt. Charlie grew up with three brothers, a dad, and one “honorary fourth brother.”...

Merlin review

Shalynn Billings, Features Editor

October 1, 2019

“Merlin” started in 2008 and ended in 2012, but the eleven year old show is still pretty interesting to watch if anyone is looking for something new. “Merlin” is by no means anything close to the story everyone knows from Disney’s 1963 “The Sword and the Stone” or any other adaptations...

“It’s a Matter of Time” for the new marching season

“It’s a Matter of Time” for the new marching season

Bryan Angeles, Staff Reporter

October 1, 2019

The Grayslake North Marching Knights have been working hard on their show, “It’s a Matter of Time.” They compete throughout the fall in many different places. “The band practices daily during the school day. In addition, we also have several sectionals and night rehearsals,” said band...

Good Girls Review

Shalynn Billings, Features Editor

May 14, 2019

NBC’s “Good Girls” has been growing in popularity among adults in the past year, so much that it was able to get renewed for a second season. The show follows three best friends who get themselves stuck in the middle of laundering money for a street gang. Created by Jenna Bans, the show follows...

Turtles All the Way Down Review

Nadia Hernandez, Features and Online Editor

May 14, 2019

In the past, John Green has been infamous for his popular love stories and strong metaphors toward life. Back in 2014, “The Fault in Our Stars” gained popularity and has since been his staple for his style. However, out of all his works, his newest book “Turtles All the Way Down” showcases a...

Round Planet Review

Claire Armstrong, Features Editor

May 14, 2019

Nature documentaries are boring. Most of them are just cute animals walking around with some half-hearted monotone narration. BBC’s “Round Planet” is different. “Round Planet” is a nature documentary voiced by Matt Lucas that is available on Netflix. Matt Lucas is the voice of Armstrong...

Green Room holds charity show for AIDS

Green Room holds charity show for AIDS

Courtney Mettler, Sports Editor

May 14, 2019

In their first year of holding a Benefit Show, Green Room was able to raise $376 for the Aids Foundation of Chicago (AFC) on April 17. Students in Green Room got the opportunity to write, direct and act during the fundraiser. It was meant to teach students how to write and go through the workshop...

Teacher picked as choreographer for Theatrefest’s IHSA All-State show

Rhiannon Swanson, Opinion Editor

May 14, 2019

While not looking at herself as the most likely candidate, English teacher Cher Schwartz was proud to announce her placement as choreographer for the 2020 IHSA All-State show. “It’s a really big honor. I didn’t seek it out, and there was no application or posting for it,” Schwartz said. “An...

Green Room raises money for charity

Nadia Hernandez, Feature and Online Editor

April 22, 2019

Green Room raised over $300 dollars for the Aids Foundation of Chicago (AFC)  through ticket sales for their Benefit Show. Students were able to write, direct, and act their own shows for a workshop experience. Members were given two weeks to prepare for the show on April 17th. “Directing was a cha...

FAME ends on successful closing weekend

Nadia Hernandez, Features and Online Editor

March 19, 2019

Green Room Theatre Company had a successful closing weekend for their spring musical “FAME”. The show sold out half its’ shows throughout both weekends. Students performed a total of six shows. For many of the students, this was their last show with Green Room. Seniors will graduate in the Spring and will not be ab...

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