Video Game Review

Christian Borowicz, Staff Reporter

January 31, 2017


Filed under Entertainment

Constructor, a strategic management simulator, offers real-world situations involved in running one’s own business. Although the game has been away for some time now, it is making a return in 2017. Originally released in 1997 for PC, it later ported to consoles developed by System 3 and publishe...

Rogue One Review

Brian Szramek

January 25, 2017


Filed under Entertainment

Rogue One a Star Wars Story is a stand alone movie about an event in the Star Wars universe when the Rebels against the Empire steal the Death Star plans so they could destroy it. The movie starts out on a planet with the main character Jyn Erso as a small child, and her father Gaylen Erso getting taken...

Contentz Under Pressure

Brian Szramek, Reporter

January 25, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Features

Contentz Under Pressure is a local band created by students of Grayslake North and Carmel. They are four friends who get together and write music and make songs in their spare time. Their members are Declan Peterson, Jacob Spheeris, Sam Spheeris, & Anthony Nardomarino.Declan and Anthony are from Gr...

Seniors, juniors directed Student Showcase

Tyrah Domingo, Features Editor

December 14, 2016


Filed under Entertainment

    The senior student directors and junior co-directors lead the rest of the actors to success in the Student Showcase on December 1-3.     The Student Showcase consists of a variety of “one acts” the students perform.     “The Showcase consisted of short “one act” shows (abo...

The Big Bang Theory Review

Brian Szramek, Staff Reporter

December 6, 2016


Filed under Entertainment

The Big Bang Theory is a TV show about four grown up nerdy men who live their lives next to a pretty girl, and the show explains their jobs at a big university and their lives outside their jobs. The Big Bang Theory is a phenomenally funny show that will make anyone laugh if they like nerds, science,...

Divergent Review

Shalynn Billings, Staff Reporter

December 6, 2016


Filed under Entertainment

Victoria Roth’s Divergent series has always had a lot of attention by those who fell in love with the books. Divergent came out in April of 2011 but didn’t get all of its attention until the movie was made. Roth also came out with three other books, Insurgent, Allegiant, and Four. Divergent is...

Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare Review

Brandon Moore, Staff Reporter

December 6, 2016


Filed under Entertainment

The game everyone has been talking about is Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare. Not because of the game itself but because of the Modern Warfare Remastered edition that comes with it. Infinite Warfare is set in the far future with technology surpassing human limits. It gives humans the upper hand within...

Slam Funk brings music to the school

Slam Funk brings music to the school

Evan Garrett, Sports Editor

December 6, 2016


Filed under Entertainment, Showcase

Musicians and singers throughout the school have the opportunity to try out for the Motown music band Slam Funk. The band is constructed of vocalists and musicians that seek to pursue more within their musical passion while also spreading joy amongst their listeners. “I enjoy performing because I...

The Student Showcase hits the stage

The Student Showcase hits the stage

Ian Doyle, Entertainment Editor

December 6, 2016


Filed under Entertainment, Showcase

This year, instead of the One Acts, the Green Room Theatre company presented the Student Showcase in the Black Box from December 1-3. The procedure for picking shows is about the same as the One Acts. It is not an entirely new show; it just has a new name to show that it will be a little different. “The senior directors re...

Big Bang Theory review.

Brian Szramek, Reporter

December 5, 2016


Filed under Entertainment

The Big Bang Theory is a TV show about 4 grown up nerdy men who live their lives next to a pretty girl, named Penny, and the show explains their jobs at a big university, and their lives outside their jobs. The Big Bang Theory is a phenomenally funny show that will make anyone laugh if they like nerds...

Tri-M performs for students

Ian Doyle, Entertainment Editor

November 17, 2016


Filed under Entertainment

Last Friday, November 11, The Bill Chapin Trio and special guests from a musical society called Tri-M performed just outside the Black Box. The trio performed in front of students during zero period with special guests Juliette Gardiner and Robert McNeilly, two members of Tri-M. “The trio is ...

“Sully” review

Brian Szramek, Staff Reporter

November 1, 2016


Filed under Entertainment

Sully’s a movie about an airplane pilot who became an American hero when he saved 155 people. Sully is a fantastic showing of how an airplane pilot saved 155 passengers and crew by landing in the Hudson River rather than returning to the airport after his engines were damaged. It was directed by Clint...

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