Homecoming Festival begins week of Homecoming festivities

Homecoming Festival begins week of Homecoming festivities

Alexis Rios-Ayala, Staff Reporter

October 1, 2019

Sunday, September 29, marked the second annual Homecoming Festival sponsored by Student Council. A family friendly event, the festival kicked off Homecoming week by hosting a day full of different festivities. Walking into the building, students saw "Reach Rescue," a non-profit organization that relies...

North sets new school policies

North sets new school policies

Brian Kenebrew, Staff Reporter

October 1, 2019

At the start of the year, North has made a couple of significant changes. Two of the main changes are the new dress code and the new and ‘improved’ parking lot. With all the new modifications at North, the question remains as to when, why, and how will this affect the student body and staff. When...

New driving laws could help students

Rebekah Moncivaiz, Staff Reporter

October 1, 2019

There is a new driving law that makes it a moving violation to be holding an electronic device while driving. This new law, implemented July 1 of 2019, is a much stricter penalty because holding an electronic device will be considered a moving violation, which after three can result in a suspended licen...

Adventure Challenge class offers change

Shalynn Billings, Features Editor

October 1, 2019

Unlike last year, the Adventure Challenge gym class will be doing their heart rate days separate from the rest of the gym classes, and from now on, the teacher in charge will choose which days they do them. “When it’s just my class, I kind of have the freedom to decide when we want to do it because...

Exploring World Cultures visits Spain and Portugal

Exploring World Cultures visits Spain and Portugal

Morgan Buckley, News Editor

October 1, 2019

Grayslake North teamed up with Central to take a trip to Spain and Portugal to learn about the culture through the Exploring World Cultures class. They visited Lisbon, Ebora, Seville, Qudorba, Madrid and Barcelona. A tour guide helped the students understand the culture through personal ex...

Knight in Shining Armor: Mr. Iverson

Morgan Buckley, News Editor

October 1, 2019

Thomas Iverson served overseas in the Army Reserves in Poland for the duration of the previous school year, leaving behind his wife (Liz Iverson) and children. Iverson found out he had to leave two months after his youngest daughter Adeline was born. “My wife was working full time and, with...

New Illinois law to include more perspectives in history classes

Claire Armstrong, News Editor

October 1, 2019

In August, the Illinois state government passed a new law that would affect public schools across the entire state. History classes are now required by law to include the accomplishments of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) people and their history. “As a Social Studies teacher, any time...

QR code created for vaping incidents

QR code created for vaping incidents

Alexis Rios-Ayala, Staff Reporter

October 1, 2019

New this year there is a QR code for students to use to report vaping incidences in the bathroom. The deans have come out with this new QR code that allows anyone to scan and report other students for vaping, and it is completely anonymous. The QR code is located right outside of the bathrooms; after st...

Student Council plans new changes for Homecoming

Danielle Broege, Staff Reporter

October 1, 2019

Student Council has changed up Homecoming this year with exciting new activities. Homecoming week had new and fun activities that started with a car show on Sunday, September 29 from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., which featured games, a bouncy house, crafts, reach and rescue, dunk tanks ,and food trucks. ...

North sets new school policies

Brian Kenebrew, Staff Reporter

October 1, 2019

At the start of the year, North has made a couple of significant changes. Two of the main changes are the new dress code and the new and ‘improved’ parking lot. With all the new modifications at North, the question remains as to when, why, and how will this affect the student body and staff. When ask...

Booster Club donates to Choices program

Booster Club donates to Choices program

Miranda Rogina, News Editor

September 13, 2019

The Choices program at Grayslake North is dedicated to getting their students more motivated to finish their school work.  The students' hard work does not get overlooked. In fact, Grayslake North’s Booster Club donated a popcorn machine to the Choices program. This will be used to help with popcorn...

Knights Cafe opening week begins

Knights Cafe opening week begins

Gracie Schultz, Co-Executive Editor

September 1, 2019

On August 26, the Knights Cafe began their opening week, and the students that run the cafe, along with the students who purchase items from them are excited. This school year, the Knights Cafe is open periods 4th, 5th, 6th and 7th Monday through Friday. Students are given opportunities to get to...

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