GNHS takes on school rivalries

Jennifer Lopez, Features Editor

October 31, 2017


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As the school year starts and sports start to pop up again, students are getting ready to try out and start the season. But have we ever wondered what happens during the game? As to why there might be a little rivalry going on between other schools? “Rivalries begin for a number of reasons. Here at...

National Coming Out Day

Anne Mattea, News editor

October 31, 2017


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According to the Human Rights Campaign, 26 percent of LGBTQ+ youth feel their biggest problem is not being accepted by family. This can cause many of the LGBTQ+ community to feel that coming out is a daunting task. Despite this, National Coming Out Day on Oct. 11 motivates members of the LGBTQ+ community...

Students fall into season with German Club

Isa Kregel, Staff reporter

October 31, 2017


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Oktoberfest kicks off the new season during the last days of September with food, music, and family. Thanks to Lisa Palaian, the German Club sponsor, and the families of students who were able to bake different dishes, Oktoberfest had around 20 families and other community members join the celebration. Oktoberfest...

Some students struggle without a lunch

Jennifer Lopez, Features Editor

September 27, 2017


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Imagine taking eight full periods of classes, including gym, without room for a lunch period to relax, study for tests, or even just finish some homework from earlier in the day. Some students have managed to be successful in the lack of a lunch during their school day.  Imagine taking eight full periods...

Students keep higher grades while being involved

Michelle Jimenez, Features Editor

September 27, 2017


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Ever thought how students are able to manage to keep their schoolwork current and also manage to be involved in any clubs or sports? Well GNHS students have it all under control. Ever thought how students are able to manage to keep their schoolwork current and also manage to be involved in any clubs...

North welcomes new football coach

Nadia Hernandez, Staff Reporter

September 27, 2017


Filed under Features, Sports

Grayslake North welcomes new head varsity coach, Sam Baker, to the family. Coming all the way from Minnesota, Baker has always dreamed of becoming a football coach. “I had always wanted to become a football coach. One of my biggest influences to even become one was from my college football coach,” Bake...

Seniors prepare for college applications

Grace Marino, Executive Editor

September 27, 2017


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As the school year gets into full swing, the Seniors are contemplating possible career choices, colleges, and their future. Many seniors are starting to narrow down their top colleges and starting to prepare for their school/career next year. There are a few tips that could help seniors throughout the...

Students take AP Art through independent study

Ellen Stojack, Managing Editor

September 27, 2017


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With the absence of AP Art, students who still want to take the course have to follow the curriculum independently. Independent study offers a time for students to pursue their own personal goals while working toward a larger picture. Independent study is catered to students who need a more open ended...

Deacon wins World Championship in Powerlifting

Nadia Hernandez, Staff Reporter

September 27, 2017


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Grayslake North’s Dawn Deacon, school psychologist, has traveled her path to winning the World Championship for Powerlifting. On September 8, the World Championship for Powerlifting took place. Deacon has been able to train long and hard to lift her target goal, by encouraging herself and other women. “My...

CLC offers guaranteed transfer admission

Ian Doyle, Entertainment Editor

September 27, 2017


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With many choices out there for colleges, it’s hard to know what to do. People have to think about what they want to do, where they want to be, and how much it will cost. Decisions like these take a lot of time and are very important. That’s why CLC has created a new transfer program for students...

Students travel to Quebec over summer

Hannah Krischak, Staff Reporter

September 27, 2017


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Students interested in French culture went to Quebec in June to explore a new culture. The students were given an opportunity to go to many restaurants, new places and experience the new culture of Canada, which was a more accepting and diverse place. “My favorite part of the trip was experiencing the...

Les élèves de français au Québec, Canada

Les élèves de français au Québec, Canada

Kim Escobar and Maddie Wilkinson

September 27, 2017


Filed under Showcase, World Languages

En juin cette année 25 élèves de français sont allés au Canada, dans la province de Québec où français est la languge officielle. Notre aventure a commencé à Niagara Falls, un parc d’attractions exceptionnelles. Notre attraction principale étaient les Chuttes de Niagara (Niagara Falls)....

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