Grayslake North shares new German teacher with Grayslake Central

Morgan Buckley, Executive Editor

September 17, 2020

Grayslake North and Grayslake Central now share a cumulative teacher after the German program at District 127 was discontinued.  Central teacher Fanka Dimitrov is now a teacher at North as well with this being her third year in the district.  “I started teaching at Grayslake North because th...

Schools combat common issues with remote learning

Claire Armstrong, Managing Editor

September 16, 2020

We're checking the positivity rates and CDC guidelines every day because the last thing we want to happen is that we start to bring kids back in the building and then have to shut down because something terrible happens. We want to keep not just our students and their families safe, but we want to keep our staff safe as well," said Dr. Jessica Iovinelli, the director of technology for the district.

Annual art show moves online

Senior Nick Broege submitted this piece to the virtual art show online.

Danielle Broege, Staff Reporter

May 21, 2020

The visual arts team wanted to celebrate and commemorate all the students who put their time and effort in their artwork. Since school was canceled, they obviously couldn't have a physical art show, but they still wanted to show the student artwork.  “The way it works, students, alumni, staff and their families ...

College Board adds alternative submission; students experience trouble

Senior Kelli Tosic sits at her computer patiently awaiting to take her test.

Nadia Hernandez, Co-Executive Editor

May 21, 2020

Although the College Board reported that less than 1 percent of students couldn’t submit their exams, the AP administrators are creating another safety net for students. For the week of May 18-22, students can now submit their answers through a private email in the case that the site may not work. Though...

Students reflect on e-learning experience

Morgan Buckley, News Editor

May 21, 2020

After school has been moved online, students reflect on how effective their online learning experience is and what it means for the future. Many students questioned how much they actually learned while at home. Doing the work assigned may have helped them, but many students still wonder if it was enough....

COVID-19 forces schools to make changes to grading

Maggie Walker, Sports Editor

May 20, 2020

With the COVID-19 pandemic going around, many students are spending their last days of school in their homes, on a device to prevent the spread of the mystery disease. With school now online for the rest of the 2019-2020 school year, school boards have had to make changes to how grading is done. In Gray...

‘The Knight Times’ earns honorable mention for best publication in IJEA newspaper contest

May 18, 2020

"The Knight Times" earned honorable mention for best overall publication in the 2020 Illinois Journalism Education Association Newspaper & Digital Media Contest. The contest is divided into five divisions based on school enrollment. Grayslake North is in Division 3, with enrollment 1,301-2,000 students. To...

Students begin taking AP tests online

Michelle Szul, Staff Reporter

May 14, 2020

AP exams are still in session for the end of the school year as e-learning continues. Some students have already taken their exams, while others continue to study from home in preparation.   “I took the AP Calculus BC test this year. My teachers were really helpful in sending out review mater...

Quarantine shows importance of clubs

Morgan Buckley, News Editor

May 14, 2020

Following the mandatory stay at home order, clubs at school have had to adapt and change how they are operated. Not every club was able to, and some of the physical clubs have been forced to finish early.   “There are a few seasonal clubs like fall Color Guard, Winter Guard, Marching Band, that are done wit...

Students see changes to their daily routine at work

Michelle Szul, Staff Reporter

May 11, 2020

With the spread of COVID-19, many workers have lost their jobs as unemployment sweeps the nation. Many workers have also had to pick up new jobs to be able to provide for their families during the pandemic, and every worker in some way has seen a change in their daily routines at work. Students f...

Students find both positives and negatives with e-learning

Gracie Schultz, Co-Executive Editor

May 7, 2020

As it is known, schools across the country have taken action to use remote learning for the rest of the 2019-2020 school year. With this, there comes many benefits and negatives within the learning aspect to the students. For sophomore Tanvi Shahi and freshman Rocco Bowser, they both feel as though e-lear...

Yearbook distribution planned for Thursday, Friday

Yearbook sponsor Ashley Kopecky shows that the yearbooks have been delivered to the school. They will be distributed outside of the school on Thursday and Friday afternoon.

Danielle Broege, Staff Reporter

May 5, 2020

The yearbooks will be distributed in a contact-free way on Thursday, May 14 from 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. and then again on Friday, May 15 from 3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. in front of GNHS outside of B162. Students or parents may drive up, and there will be a number to text when students arrive. Books will be handed out...