Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker review

Danielle Broege, Staff Reporter

February 11, 2020

“Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker” was the last movie of the third trilogy. This trilogy started with “Star Wars: The Force Awakens,” where The First Order has taken over the galaxy, and is trying to end the resistance. The main character, Rey, is a scavenger living on the planet Jakku. Resistance...

Lewis Capaldi music review

Danielle Broege, Staff Reporter

February 11, 2020

Lewis Capaldi is a singer-songwriter who wrote the album Divinely Uninspired to a Hellish Extent. The album is amazing and heartfelt. It represents love and the feeling of being left behind by someone. Every song has a different heartfelt message, telling a story through words. “Bruises” is about...

What is next for Star Wars?

Danielle Broege, Staff Reporter

February 11, 2020

“Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker” was an amazing box office hit, making over $1 billion in the Global Box Office, but final numbers haven’t been released yet from Disney. Disney has announced that there will be a fourth trilogy to the Star Wars saga. “Mirror News” said that Disney will be...

Green Room prepares for musical

Maggie Walker, Sports editor

February 11, 2020

Grayslake North’s Green Room Theatre company is putting on a spring musical this coming March. They are showing “The Hunchback of Notre Dame,” a rather famous musical drama that has also been made into a Disney movie. The show is a heavy cast show, taking a large amount of students to do this...

Students visit ISU for annual Theatre Fest

Jasmine Monda, Sports editor

February 11, 2020

For a fun way to kick off the semester, students in the theatre program here at Grayslake North piled onto a bus for a four hour travel day to Illinois State University to visit Illinois High School Theatre Fest. According to the students in the theater who attended the event, it was a blast. The students...

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

Students preform and showcase their talents at 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...

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