Theatre Fest ‘Ignites the Passion Within’

Becca Waiters, Executive Editor

February 11, 2015


Filed under Entertainment, News

Despite bone chilling temperatures and ridiculous wind gusts, the Thespians bundled up and travelled to the University of Illinois for the fortieth annual Illinois High School Theatre Festival on Jan. 8-10. This year’s theme was “Ignite the Passion Within.” While at the festival, students chose...

Senior Directed One Acts 2014

Senior Directed One Acts 2014

Becca Watters, Executive Editor

December 11, 2014


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Taylor Swift 1989 Review

Taylor Swift 1989 Review

Hannah Rosemurgy, Production Editor

December 10, 2014


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After much anticipation, Taylor Swift released her new album, titled 1989, on Oct. 27. Unlike most albums in the past, which seem to focus on her love interests and different relationship problems, 1989 is a record that explores more topics outside of relationships. While Swift tells various personal...

Super Smash Bros. Review

December 9, 2014


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Released two weeks ago for both Nintendo 3DS and Wii U, Super Smash Bros. is considered a contender for game of the year. You may have enjoyed previous games in its series like Super Smash Bros. Brawl, but this updated and improved version blows the older versions out of the water. There are all new...

PlayStation 4

Connor Harkness, Staff Reporter

November 5, 2014


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Was the eight year wait for a successor to the PlayStation 3 console worth the wait? We’ll find out with the new PlayStation 4. The PS4 has powerful hardware for a gaming console and will come with 8Gb of GDDR5 RAM, a user removable 500Gb hard drive, 2 USB 3.0 ports, and a custom AMD processor and...

Boxtrolls

Cindy Om, Staff Reporter

November 5, 2014


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Boxtrolls, a 3D stop motion animated film, was produced by Laika. This film is a 3D stop motion animated film and is completely made out of photos. Viewers are watching a role of thousands of photos. The characters and objects are moved little at a time in between each frame to create the effect that...

Infamous Second Son

Justice Westfall, Website Editor

November 5, 2014


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Although Infamous Second Son is loved for its graphics, it is famous for its storyline. In this game, you play as Delsin Rowe, a seemingly normal rebellious boy living in a world full of conduits (normal people with special abilities) or as the government calls them “Bio-Terrorists.” As the game...

Thespians perform The Matchmaker, await judges’ results

Thespians perform The Matchmaker, await judges’ results

Becca Watters, Executive Editor

November 4, 2014


Filed under Entertainment, Showcase

Now that The Matchmaker has been performed, the anticipation about the results of adjudication to perform at Theatrefest is plaguing the Thespians. Theatre director and show technical director Teslen Sadowski will be called the day after Thanksgiving, hopefully with something else to be thankful for. “I...

Green Room prepares for IHSA judges to attend Fall Show

Becca Watters, Executive Editor

September 23, 2014


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The Thespians may still be getting into the school routine, but there is no time to rest as the fall show is quickly approaching. The pressure for the production of The Matchmaker is also high because the show is being submitted for judication to the Illinois High School Theatre Association (IHSTA). “How...

Thespians raise money at 12 hour show

Thespians raise money at 12 hour show

Rebecca Watters, Executive Editor

May 7, 2014


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On Saturday, April 26, members of North’s Green Room and Central’s Encore! joined together to raise money for thespian awards. Seniors were given the chance to direct, and students from both schools acted and worked behind the scenes. “We sold out, and we had to add an extra row of seats. Both...

School hosts annual spring Art Show

School hosts annual spring Art Show

Denisse Fabela, Staff Reporter

May 7, 2014


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ll year the art teachers prepare for the Spring Art Show. The Spring Art Show provides students the opportunity to display work from the whole school year in their own hallways that they are most proud of and want to present. To art teacher Susan Foeckning, the show is a great way to end the year. “The...

Bass Fishing Review

Bass Fishing Review

Ryan Cotter, Staff Reporter

May 6, 2014


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The Grayslake North bass fishing team has had a year of tough tournaments, and many of the members are trying to make this last year the best year they can. One of the tournaments was at Lake Carlyle, and the team produced a nice bag of 5.37 pounds. “Being on the fishing team is a great experience,...

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