Students find ways to adjust to life at home

Jasmine Monda, Sports Editor

April 4, 2020

Being home 24/7 isn’t the greatest thing. Families say they’ll get to spend more time together, but it doesn’t always work. Students think they’ll get more productive, but they end up procrastinating more. So far the majority of people asked will say they’d rather be in school and have everythin...

College Board makes changes to AP tests because of COVID-19

Ashley Greene, Staff Reporter

April 3, 2020

Amid the changes caused by COVID-19, many students have been inquiring about what will happen in regard to Advanced Placement testing and classes.  As of April 2, the plan is that the exam will be on a computer, tablet or smart phone, is 45 minutes long and contains the units that the College Boar...

People need to work at keeping life normal

Maggie Walker, Sports Editor

April 3, 2020

During this time in the world where staying inside and only going out unless it is needed is the new normal, people are having a hard time getting used to it. People are now facing the task of how they will keep up with their normal life, keep a sense of normalcy, and keep up with a daily routine  ...

The fight against climate change increases as donations come in

The fight against climate change increases as donations come in

Bryan Angeles, Staff Reporter

March 16, 2020

Jeff Bezos, Amazon’s chief executive and the richest man in the world, announced Monday that he had pledged $10 billion to tackle the climate crisis in a new initiative called the Bezos Earth Fund. Climate change is a big problem that many people choose to ignore. “The increase in population for...

Trump removes pollution control from wetlands, streams

Maggie Walker, Sports Editor

March 16, 2020

Five point five percent of the United States are wetlands. Wetlands are an ecosystem that is full of water, and they are considered a critical part of our environment. During the last few days of January, Donald Trump and his administration finalized a new rule that discards all environmental protection...

Students, staff share in the excitement of The Big Game

Students, staff share in the excitement of The Big Game

Gracie Schultz, Co-Executive Editor

March 16, 2020

“The Big Game is an amazing day where students come together to celebrate unity in diversity. Sometimes, those with special needs don’t receive the same level of support from their fellow students during their special athletic and non-athletic events since those events aren...

Central hosts Winter Gala

Central hosts Winter Gala

Natalie Smith, Staff Reporter

March 15, 2020

This year's Gala gave more students at both Grayslake North and Grayslake Central the opportunity to see new friends and have fun. The food that was served at  Gala was Italian, and many people ate before they started dancing, and went to eat some with a group of friends. “It w...

Students create mini libraries

Students create mini libraries

Shalynn Billings, Entertainment Editor

March 14, 2020

Grayslake North will be welcoming a new way of going to the library this year with new mini libraries being built by students in the school.  Mini libraries have started to become more popular within communities close to the area and have received good feedback from the people using them.  “My...

Students compete in advancement of History Fair

Morgan Buckley, News Editor

March 14, 2020

Students who advanced from the school fair, which took place in January, competed in Niles on February 29. Illinois has one more round before state winners advance to the national competition at the University of Maryland. Students' projects must connect to the theme Breaking Barriers in History that h...

LSU hosts soccer tournament

LSU hosts soccer tournament

Miranda Rogina, Features Editor

March 14, 2020

The Latinos Stand Up Soccer Tournament took place on February 28. The six teams played in hopes of at least making it to the final three. “We had an even number of teams, so everyone played six games. We had three games happening at the same time. It was a lot of fun; it goes by really fast,” said...

Coronavirus affects community, nation

Rhiannon Swanson, Managing Editor

March 13, 2020

In populated environments, such as schools, it is not uncommon for sickness to spread like wildfire. Every student has probably brought a note home regarding a case of chickenpox, lice, and even the flu. However, how does the educational system prepare for severe viruses such as COVID-19, better known ...

Rho Kappa holds events to celebrate Women’s History Month

Ashley Greene, Staff Reporter

March 6, 2020

Grayslake North has held a multitude of events, led by Rho Kappa National Social Studies Honors Society, to celebrate Women’s History Month, which happens to be the 100th anniversary of the ratification of the 19th Amendment, which gave women suffrage. As part of the celebration, a traveling exhi...

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