Top Knight competition collects donations

Top Knight competition collects donations

Alexis Rios Ayala, Staff Reporter

December 10, 2019

The first annual Top Knight competition took place on Friday, November 15. Originally named Mr. GNHS, Top Knight was created to promote inclusivity and to overall get more people involved. Completely charity based, this competition consisted of an intro video, lip sync competition, talent showcase,...

Pen and Paper Hosts Annual Coffee House

Pen and Paper Hosts Annual Coffee House

Shalynn Billings, Entertainment Editor

December 10, 2019

Pen and Paper hosted their annual Coffee House event in the black box on December 6 where students got to showcase their writing, musical talent and their artwork. Coffee House had a theme called “Stories by the Fire” this year where they played a nice burning fire on the projector behind the performers. “We...

Five Feet Apart review

Danielle Broege, Staff Reporter

December 10, 2019

“Five Feet Apart” is a romance movie with Will Newman played by Cole Sprouse and Stella Grant played by Haley Lu Richardson. They both are suffering from cystic fibrosis and cannot get within six feet of each other. Will has cystic fibrosis, but he also has B. Cepacia that makes it impossible for...

Between Kings review

Shalynn Billings, News and Entertainment Editor

December 10, 2019

Between Kings is an alternative rock band from Brisbane, Australia that has been having great luck in the music industry lately. They released their first world-wide song “The Escape” in 2017 and followed with an album in 2018 of the same name. Between Kings has songs that are deep and inspirational...

The End of the ****ing World review

Bryan Angeles, Staff Reporter

December 10, 2019

“The End of the F***ing World” is a British dark comedy-drama TV program based on Charles Forsman’s graphic novel that was published in 2013. On 24 Oct. 2017, the eight-part series screened its first episode on Channel 4 in the UK. All eight episodes were released on All 4, a streaming service...

“The Outsiders” premieres to three almost sold out audiences

Danielle Broege, Staff Reporter

November 19, 2019

On Sunday, November 10, the play “The Outsiders” finished with three performances from the entire cast. It was only a three day showing due to Friday's being canceled after Grayslake lost water pressure and was under a boil order. The cast took down the set after Sunday's showing. The theater program raised $215 for th...

Choir students participate in ILMEA

Rhiannon Swanson, Managing Editor

November 6, 2019

Seniors Sam Krischak and Ciara White will be participating in the ILMEA Choir Auditions. The State Festival will be held in Peoria. “Illinois Music Education Association is a professional organization for Illinois Music Teachers. They serve many functions, but what you are most interested in is...

Brockhampton review

Bryan Angeles, Staff Reporter

November 6, 2019

Brockhampton, the “best boy band since One Direction,” released the album “GINGER” on Aug. 23, 2019. “GINGER” was a pretty good album. The group took a hard left turn following their last project “Iridescence.” The Saturation trilogy is many people’s favorite era of Brockhampton. Their...

Green Room prepares fall show ‘The Outsiders’

Bryan Angeles, Staff Reporter

November 6, 2019

This year’s straight show, “The Outsiders,” based on the classic book by S. E. Hinton, has been in the works for many months. The Green Room members have been working on this play since August trying to put on the best show for everyone coming to watch. The cast and crew want everyone to enjoy...

Gemini Man review

Shalynn Billings, News Editor

November 6, 2019

On October 11 the release of “Gemini Man,” featuring Will Smith, came to theaters. The movie had a budget of 158 million dollars, but it could lose 75 million because it was released around the same time “Joker” had been released, and everyone’s attention went to going and seeing that movie...

Riverdale review

Danielle Broege, Staff Reporter

November 6, 2019

Season 4 of “Riverdale” kicked off this season with an episode tribute to Luke Perry, who passed away during the last season. Luke Perry, who played Fred Andrews, Archie Andrews’ father, had an episode to commemorate his character. This episode brought me to tears. It was a very emotional scene...

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 ...

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