Students in broadcasting class sit six feet apart to work on their broadcasts while their classmates work with them on Zoom.

Rules, regulations allow students, staff to return to school safely

Danielle Broege, Sports Editor February 11, 2021

This year school is going to look very different. Not only in the aspect of school rules, but just the average day to day experience in the halls of Grayslake North. During this semester, Grayslake North...

Freshmen experience North for the first time

Freshmen experience North for the first time

Kenia Estrada, Staff Reporter February 11, 2021

As many freshmen are entering the school building for the first time in hybrid mode, many do not know where to go since it is their first time in the building and they do not know where their classes are...

Many clubs compete this year virtually

Many clubs compete this year virtually

Victor Martinez, Staff Reporter February 11, 2021

Competing is what most people look forward to in their activity of choice, be it a sport or a club. However many activities have had to either lessen or completely quit competing this year. Yet, despite...

Green Room will perform spring musical virtually

Morgan Buckley, Executive Editor February 11, 2021

Green Room Theatre Company will be performing this year's 2021 musical Working virtually because of COVID restrictions.  The late 70s musical was adapted from a book written by Studs Terkel which was...

Model UN attends virtual conference

Lillien Salas, Staff Reporter February 11, 2021

Grayslake North’s Model United Nations attended a virtual conference sponsored by Naperville North High School on January 16, 2021. “Model United Nations is an extracurricular club where we...

Band, choir learn new ways to play music on Zoom

Kevin Zowaski, Staff Reporter December 17, 2020

The music program has found that Zoom and the coronavirus have made performing and working on music to be very hard. Teachers Paul Nielsen and Dr. Candace Edstrand have used a program called...

District moves to a block schedule for the 2021-2022 school year

District moves to a block schedule for the 2021-2022 school year

Kevin Zowaski, Staff Reporter December 17, 2020

For the 2021-2022 school year, District 127 is implementing a block schedule, and each day will begin at 8:15 a.m. A committee of teachers, counselors, and administrators visited area schools to look...

In previous years, students and staff picked tags from the office to purchase gifts for those in need. This year, Student Council collected donations to purchase gift cards for families in need.

Student Council hosts annual holiday drive

Lillien Salas, Staff Reporter December 16, 2020

Student Council successfully hosted their annual holiday drive with Monday, December 7, being the last official day for donations.  All donations went to the families within the Grayslake North community...

Students in Project Lead the Way Principles of Engineering class work in the classroom with Greg Geiger on some of their assignments. Some of the students from the CTE classes came to school first semester to work socially distanced with the teachers.

Hybrid learning plan depends on COVID numbers in January

Michelle Szul, In-Depth Features Editor December 16, 2020

COVID-19 cases have risen exponentially as the holiday season hits, and the return to school at Grayslake North is questionable again. January 19 is the scheduled date for going back to school with a hybrid...

Sophomore Gus Calhoun drops clothes off at North for the FBLA clothing drive.

Classes, clubs look for new volunteer opportunities

Oscar Calhoun, Staff Reporter December 15, 2020

There has been a significant shift in volunteering for those who have classes and people who are wanting to make a change for the best in their communities. Many students and people in the surrounding...

Both students and teachers prepare for AP exams

Varun Gullapalli, News Editor December 15, 2020

As the end of the semester becomes closer and closer, students are trying to catch up by turning in missing assignments and preparing for tests. For AP students, every assignment and test is preparation...

Mrs. Smith's third hour Junior English class meets on Zoom to discuss their next assignment.

Staff, students wrap up first semester

Kenia Estrada, Staff Reporter December 15, 2020

As winter break approaches, students are getting in all of their late assignments to get their grades up before the end of the semester. With the influx of assignments, teachers are struggling to grade...

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