U.S. thinks of new ways to remove carbon dioxide from air

Gracie Schultz, Co-Executive Editor

December 10, 2019

Carbon dioxide is something that will always be in one's surroundings, and it’s something that humans cannot simply completely get rid of. However, in recent years, the amount of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere has drastically increased.  According to climate.gov, “carbon dioxide concentrations a...

Environmental Club creates informative posters

Environmental Club creates informative posters

Gracie Schultz, Co-Executive Editor

December 10, 2019

The Environmental Club has put up posters, which are in the form of leaves and Thanksgiving food, around the school with facts on them for students and staff to look upon. These leaves contain facts about why leaves are important to the environment and what the food on your plate does to the environment. The...

E- learning becomes part of curriculum

Morgan Buckley, News Editor

December 10, 2019

D127 is now using e-learning days before they use emergency days to prevent adding days on to the end of the school year. According to Illinois law, schools can not have more e-learning days than emergency days identified on the school calendar, and so North has five emergency days and five e-learning...

District 46 teachers, Board negotiate

Nadia Hernandez, Co-Executive Editor

December 10, 2019

Grayslake Community District 46 underwent a union strike on Nov 7. The Board of Education (BOE) and teacher union experienced conflicts when negotiating their contract for the 2019-2020 school year. The teacher union decided to strike to promote their cause. Teacher union president, Michelle Beye, had...

Seniors graduate a semester early

Isaiah McIntyre, Sports Editor

December 10, 2019

Students at Grayslake North every year decide if they want to graduate early. It’s rare for students to graduate early, but some students decide to make that decision based on how many credits they’ve already achieved and if they feel it is the right time to start their college education early. Senior...

Black Union finds success in first semester

Black Union finds success in first semester

Brian Kenebrew, Staff Reporter

December 10, 2019

A new club at North has officially begun its pilot phase. The Black Union is one of the newest clubs at North. Similar to Latinos Stand Up, Black Union, also known as BU, aims to involve the entire black community at Grayslake North. The club means many different things to all its members, but one...

Students find advantages in taking AP

Ashley Greene, Staff Reporter

December 10, 2019

AP classes offer college credit to students allowing them to take less classes and save money. An advanced placement (AP) is a course that is at the college-level offered by the College Board, the same institution that administers the SAT exam. Each course has varying levels of difficulty, with a final...

Staff members Jane Lane and Linda Vecchie are nominated for the “Those Who Excel” award

Staff members Jane Lane and Linda Vecchie are nominated for the “Those Who Excel” award

Miranda Rogina, News Editor

December 10, 2019

The Those Who Excel Award annually recognizes certain staff members of a school who do an outstanding job and go above and beyond in their work. North has two women who were nominated for this award, Dean Linda Vecchie and Registrar Jane Lane. Associate Principal Megan Licht has nominated these particular...

Virginia flips the House of Delegates, State Senate

Rhiannon Swanson, Managing Editor

December 10, 2019

Through the evergoing combustion of political news that society often finds itself drowning in, it is almost never surprising when an unexpected change occurs inside the political realm. For the first time in nearly two decades, Virginia not only flipped its state Senate, but also the House of Delegates,...

First annual dodgeball tournament is a success

First annual dodgeball tournament is a success

Alexis Rios Ayala, Staff Reporter

December 9, 2019

The first annual dodgeball tournament took place on Friday, November 22. Created by senior Zeryck Runyon, the idea was thought up as an assignment where he had to market something on social media and ended up being a community event with over $105 in proceeds. Participation in the event cost $10 a team...

Academic Team starts year strong

Natalie Smith, Staff Reporter

December 9, 2019

Academic Team has started off on a good note as the varsity team won 2 out of the 3 matches they played and JV winning 1 out of the 3 matches. This event was held at Round Lake High School.  The meet on December 5 was close for JV with 1 out of 3 of the meets one and a close 3rd round, for varsity...

Debate starts successful season

Ashley Greene, Staff Reporter

December 6, 2019

There were two competitions that the congressional Debate Team has attended over the past few weeks. They have won multiple awards in the past few weeks. Members of the junior varsity, on October 23, had Jerry Lucas win best presiding officer award, Kate Uzelac and Abby Black-Mishaan win second and ...

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