Pipe leaks lead to library closure

Pipe leaks lead to library closure

Shannon Dacey, Production Editor

February 10, 2014

Water leaked through the ceiling above the non-fiction section in the library on Thursday, January 9, consequently closing off the tables and other sections of the library for maintenance. The leak originated from the science classrooms, which ran down to the ceilings over the library workrooms and...

Students, staff donate gifts to community

Students, staff donate gifts to community

Becca Watters, Executive Editor

December 5, 2013

As the holiday season nears, Student Council and Dean’s secretary Evelyn Amelio are dedicating their time to giving back to the community. “We are working to help struggling families get Christmas gifts,” said Student Council president Krista Knuckey. “Our goal for this project is to help...

SOS raises money for stockings for soldiers

December 5, 2013

Service Over Self (SOS) collected donations by students and neighbors for Stockings for Soldiers, a successful project from last year. SOS advertised Stockings for Soldiers by posting flyers in different neighborhoods, including English Meadows, Foxchase, Country Walk, Chesapeake Farms, and Savannah...

Seniors graduate early, look to their future

Steven Smart, Production Editor

December 4, 2013

Most Class of 2014 seniors still have another semester of high school before graduation. However, others will say their final goodbye following first semester finals. There are various different reasons students may want to graduate early, but two main reasons are usually voiced to the counselors. “It...

Survivor game in place to solve tardy issue

Shannon Dacey, Production Editor

December 4, 2013

Arriving on time to first hour has become an increasing issue, so GNHS implemented the Survivor game a couple years ago; this year, with additional improvements to the game, a decrease in first hour tardies is evident.   “Once PBIS started, we looked at our discipline data. One of the trends...

New ACE gym class added to P.E. curriculum

Dalton Gackle, Sports Editor

December 3, 2013

Starting next school year, the P.E curriculum will include a newly added Adventure Challenge Education (ACE) course. The class will be performed mostly outdoors and will include activities ranging from hiking to survival skills. Because it is a brand new class, there is a lot of mystery as to what...

Knights In Shining Armor

Knights In Shining Armor

Danielle Schaefer, Managing Editor

December 2, 2013

PSP is known throughout the school as a prominent organization that contributes greatly to the school and community. In the past month they have organized and participated in many projects which benefitted the community. Annually, PSP organizes the Knight in a Box sleep-out where PSP members sleep...

Breast Cancer Week

Breast Cancer Week

Connor Sinclair, Staff Editor

July 20, 2012

The sport teams, councils, and clubs at Grayslake North contributed to breast cancer month by participating in the annual walk at Independence Grove and organizing the pink out game to spread breast cancer awareness among the student body. This year was the fifth anniversary of Grayslake North’s...

Hair drug test replaces urine test

Sean Smart, Executive Editor

July 20, 2012

Starting this year, the drug testing format will change from a urine sample to a hair sample, which is less costly and more effective. Once known as the more expensive drug testing format, the cost compared to the urine test has now changed. “Hair testing is now less expensive than urine testing,...

Grayslake North’s New Addition

Grayslake North’s New Addition

Steven Smart, Production Editor

July 20, 2012

The construction of a new addition is underway, and it will consist of a new weight room and girls locker room. The addition will consist of two floors. On the top floor of the addition, there will be a weight room, and the bottom floor will consist of a girl’s locker room. The addition will require...

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