Students express creativity at Coffee House

Students express creativity at Coffee House

Brittany Jones, Staff Reporter

December 12, 2017


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Many talented students performed at the Coffee House in the Black Box on Friday, December 8. The coffee house was put on by the school’s literary club, led by English teachers Jamie Foate and Stephanie Church. “My band and I performed in last year’s coffee house as well as this year. The en...

Students play basketball at half-time of Windy City Bulls game

Students play basketball at half-time of Windy City Bulls game

Isaiah McIntyre, Staff Reporter

December 12, 2017


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The Special Olympics team for Grayslake North had an opportunity to play during half-time for the Windy City Bulls. The team played last Wednesday, December 6, at 10:00 a.m. Many students and staff were able to attend and cheer on the team. “Playing in front of those people was really fun,”...

Carnival project helps math students learn probability

Jennifer Lopez, Features Editor

December 12, 2017


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As first semester comes to an end, and finals are right around the corner, Mr. Fosco, AMDM teacher, has assigned students a carnival project for their final. Students are allowed to work with one person or two. “The whole point of the carnival game was to make playable games and to take into accou...

Band holds winter concert

Daniel Lomeli, Staff Reporter

December 12, 2017


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The band program held their winter concert last week in the auxiliary gym. ¨ I really enjoy that everyone is able to express themselves with music, and we all have the same passion,¨ said senior Kaden Silverberg Music allows the students freedom to what they like, and they all work together to ...

North holds Zumbathon to raise money for breast cancer

Emily Huculak, Staff Reporter

December 12, 2017


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On Saturday, Nov. 11, Grayslake North hosted a Zumba Pink-Out to help raise money for a foundation to support the cause of breast cancer. “The main purpose of the Party in Pink Zumbathon was to raise money for the Susan G. Komen Foundation to support the fight against breast cancer.  Zumba has ...

Students host Thanksgiving Feast

Students host Thanksgiving Feast

Miranda Rogina, Staff Reporter

December 6, 2017


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The Knightsgiving was a big hit this year, full of laughs, full of fun, full of memories. On November 20, 80 people from North attended a big feast in celebration of Thanksgiving. This event was named Knightsgiving. “Some of our kids don’t have big Thanksgiving dinners like that. We wanted to g...

Students prepare for final exams

Abby Hamelton, Staff Reporter

December 5, 2017


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As the end of the year is approaching, so are finals and the new semester. Seniors help take away some nerves by giving some helpful advice as to how to prepare for finals and be less stressed. Finals can be stressful for students, but there are many ways to prepare. “Finals are quite important because they...

Psychology Club arranges No Stress Fest

Psychology Club arranges No Stress Fest

Grace Marino, Executive Editor

December 5, 2017


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In order to plan No Stress Fest, Psychology Club works vigorously for about five or six weeks in order to plan the week full of activities and de-stressing for students. No Stress Fest was created three years ago. On the first day there was therapy dogs followed by art day on Tuesday. Wednesday there...

Social studies book club begins meeting

Anne Mattea, News Editor

December 5, 2017


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The social studies department has started a book club to discuss social justice and historical issues through reading novels. “[The club] started as a part of the Suburban Mosaic Book of the Year Project, which is something I saw over the summer. They seek to confront issues of racial and social justice...

Academic Team starts competition season

Katie Santa, Staff Reporter

December 5, 2017


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Academic Team has started their competition season and are currently undefeated. Academic Team answers trivia questions with a buzzer system. Anyone can join the team, but they prefer students who are academically inclined. Academic Team looks good on college applications. The varsity team is undefeated. “We...

Students, staff transition to Gmail

Ellen Stojak, Managing Editor

December 5, 2017


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Grayslake North has already implemented a switch from Outlook to Gmail in a pilot team of teachers and plans on switching the student body and staff over at the end of the semester on Dec 18. According to director of technology Michael Marassa, notifications will be easier with student Chromebooks,...

Knights in Shining Armor

Knights in Shining Armor

Claire Armstrong, staff reporter

December 5, 2017


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Seniors Erin McBriarty and Alexis Pascascio won awards for the work they have done for communities in need. McBriarty is the winner of the Philanthropic Youth of Today award, and Pascascio was nominated for the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) Award. McBriarty was awarded the...

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