How colleges are dealing with COVID-19

Natalie Smith, News Editor

September 17, 2020

Since the start of the new school year arrived, there has been talk about what colleges will be doing to take precautions for COVID-19. Some colleges have taken the approach to make their students quarantine in fear of more cases or to limit how many in-person classes students have.  Schools lik...

There are many news stories to highlight in 2020

Danielle Broege, Editor

September 14, 2020

2020 was already off to a rocky start. On January 2, fires destroyed millions of acres of land in Australia. Because of the severity of the bushfires, New South Wales, Australia declared a seven day state of emergency. Thousands were evacuated and over 12.35 million acres of land burned down. On Janu...

First generation high school graduates cherish hard work

Nadia Hernandez, Co- executive editor

May 18, 2020

Graduation signifies an important milestone for so many by symbolizing the transition from childhood to adulthood. This year, many families are celebrating a graduation for the first time. First generation high school graduates and their families are experiencing the occasion together. Although the stay at ...

Where our seniors are going after high school

Information is compiled from the Senior Survey on Naviance as of May 6, 2020.

Gracie Schultz, Co-Executive Editor

May 17, 2020

As of May 6 on the Senior Survey on Naviance, 115 seniors reported the college/university that they plan to attend in the fall of 2020.

Seniors submit acceptance to college on National Decision Day

Miranda Rogina, Features Editor

May 16, 2020

May 1 was National Decision Day, the day that seniors make their final college decision. On this day, they submit their acceptance and deposit to the college that they chose. Although due to the coronavirus pandemic, many universities have pushed back their decision day to June 1.  “I am attendi...

Staff delivers signs to the Class of 2020

Signs labeled

Shalynn Billings, Entertainment and World Language Editor

May 13, 2020

The Grayslake North staff has rallied together to do something special for the graduating Class of 2020 this year by bringing each senior a sign letting them know the school is proud of them.  Not long ago, the staff of Grayslake North went home to home, sticking graduation signs in front yards to sh...

People help others by making masks

People help others by making masks

Shalynn Billings, Entertainment and World Language Editor

April 24, 2020

The need for gloves and masks have been increasing over the last month, and it has been even harder to get a hold of such things for people who are not essential workers, so some people have resorted to making their own masks.  Everyone is finding new and creative ways to come up with their own makeshift m...

Students attend Louder than a Bomb poetry competition

Students attend Louder Than a Bomb competition on March 5, 2020

Gracie Schultz, Co-Executive Editor

April 15, 2020

On Thursday, March 5, students in Keeley Naughton’s Writing Workshop classes got the opportunity to see students perform at Columbia College in Chicago at the Louder Than a Bomb Slam Poetry competition. Students took this opportunity to learn more about slam poetry and how to write and perform it since ...

Essential workers brave the front lines

Walmart adds social distancing stickers on the floor so customers can stay a minimum of six feet apart, as per CDC guidelines.

Nadia Hernandez, Co-Executive Editor

April 3, 2020

Millions of essential workers are braving the front line of the COVID-19 pandemic by providing groceries, medical support and deliveries. As the public storms grocery stores of all products, workers are expected to keep the store stocked and ensure safety for themselves as customers. Medical staff are...

How private can your profile be?

Claire Armstrong, News and Entertainment Editor

March 29, 2020

In this day and age, social media is almost a necessity for the average teenager; however, this increase in social media raises concerns, specifically for the privacy of teenagers and young children. “When someone puts their private information out there, you are always subject to having that information...