Science Olympiad advances to State

Science Olympiad advances to State

Claire Armstrong, Features Editor

March 15, 2019


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After a second place finish at the College of Lake County Regional Competition on March 9, Science Olympiad is advancing to State on April 13. “Science Olympiad is headed by two school sponsors, Megan Sylverne and Jennifer Grutza. We also have Alec Renner as an event coach for the vast majority of...

German classes participate in German Competition

Jasmine Monda, Staff Reporter

March 15, 2019


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The German Class Competition is a friendly competitive event consisting of activities including solo and team games. On March 14, the University of Wisconsin Madison will be hosting the annual German Class Competition, or “German Day,” and Grayslake North is going to be competing. This is a free...

Math Team members advance to State

Ellen, Executive Editor

March 15, 2019


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After the Regional competition, two Math Team members look to place at State, meanwhile the rest of the team seeks to strengthen their standings by gathering new members. Math Team competitions include competitions where students are allowed a calculator, individual events that test students on specific...

Knight In Shining Armor

Gracie Schultz, Production Editor

March 15, 2019


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The Golden Apple Award is given to students and school faculty throughout the state of Illinois. This organization has many different aspects, and the different sections of awards offer many opportunities for people. “Golden Apple is a non-profit organization. Their sole focus is trying to improve...

District evaluates recent push for e-learning days

Ellen Stojak, Executive Editor

March 14, 2019


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This year the district has faced a number of snow and cold days brought on by the inclement weather. Although many students may praise a snow day, for teachers, especially AP teachers, a plethora of them could be reason for concern. “Obviously, we must still ensure that students learn all of the concepts...

Students place at History Fair Sectionals

Students place at History Fair Sectionals

Courtney Mettler, Sports Editor

March 14, 2019


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Multiple juniors represented North at the Chicago Metro History Fair Sectionals on March 2 and will be competing at Semi-Regionals on April 10. History Fair was held on Feb 6 in the library. Posters, websites and documentaries lined the walls, allowing friends and family of those involved in History...

Family establishes scholarship fund for students

Maggie Walker, Staff Reporter

March 14, 2019


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This past January, Grayslake North High School lost part of its family, a student named Matthew “Mateo” Garcia. While his family was grieving, they came up with an idea to honor the young man through a scholarship with the high school. “The plan is, at least for this year, we are going to be giving...

GEA works to unite staff, community

GEA works to unite staff, community

Nadia Hernandez, Features Editor

March 14, 2019


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Members of the Grayslake Education Association have come together to showcase their unity through wearing red shirts each week. The GEA has set goals in order to become stronger and unified within the community. The shirts with the phrase “Better Together” helps to showcase their unity. “The...

Girls soccer faces Crystal Lake South for first game

Girls soccer faces Crystal Lake South for first game

Ellen Stojak, Executive Editor

March 13, 2019


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Girls soccer faced off against Crystal Lake South for their first game on March 12. Despite a close 0-0 game at half, Crystal Lake South had an opportunity in the second half that lead to a 0-1 loss for North. The team is trying a new formation that will allow them to focus on their strengths in th...

Winter Gala raises money for charity

Nadia Hernandez, Feature and Online Editor

March 1, 2019


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The 2019 Winter Gala was able to raise money for the American Cancer Society through fundraising. North’s Student Council held a penny war in order to raise money for charity, while also asking for donations. “As a district, we raised $1,400 for the American Cancer Society. That included P...

LSU hosts annual soccer tournament

Jasmine Monda, Staff Reporter

February 22, 2019


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The LSU soccer tournament was a fun event for students to compete in a light hearted tournament hosted by Latinos Stand Up on February 14, 2019. North has hosted an LSU soccer tournament annually for 10 or more years now, and it’s still fun every year. “The best part for me is that peopl...

North continues History Fair tradition

Gracie Schultz, Production Editor

February 12, 2019


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The 2019 annual History Fair took place at North on Feb 6, and the selected top projects will be continuing on to Niles North High School in March for Sectionals. In preparation for this competition, all of the regular and honors US History classes began this project in either November or early...

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