Green Room produces musical ‘Fame’

Green Room produces musical ‘Fame’

Maggie Walker, Staff Reporter

February 12, 2019


Filed under Entertainment, Showcase

This spring, Grayslake North Theatre Company will be producing a musical called “Fame.” It will be performed on March 9, 8, 10, 14, 15 and 16. Over the two weekends, they expect to see a lot of people coming to see the show because of the love “Fame” has gotten in the past. “‘Fame’,...

Student Athletes commit to colleges

Maggie Walker, Staff Reporter

February 12, 2019


Filed under Features, Showcase

Every year, North has student-athletes that work to get the attention of colleges. Throughout the nation, there are even more kids looking to do the same thing. “I would say 99 percent of the time it’s really based on grades. It’s not even all the time based on their athletic ability. Really what...

Winter Guard excels in new season

Winter Guard excels in new season

Claire Armstrong, Features Editor

February 12, 2019


Filed under News, Showcase

The Winter Guard team practices for three hours every Wednesday and three hours on either Monday or Tuesday in order to make and perfect their routine for competitions and showcases. “In the Color Guard season, it’s all on the football field, but for Winter Guard, it’s on the basketball court....

Boys wrestling ends regular season; one wrestler qualifies for State

Boys wrestling ends regular season; one wrestler qualifies for State

Isaiah McIntyre, Features Editor

February 12, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Uncategorized

With an overall record of 13-13-1, the boys wrestling team finished their regular season on a strong note. Regionals were held on February 2 at Lakes Community High School. Sectionals began February 8 at Antioch. State will then be held on February 14. Senior Adam Blonski was one of the wrestlers who...

Varsity boys basketball defeats Round Lake

Varsity boys basketball defeats Round Lake

Maggie Walker, Staff Reporter

February 6, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Sports

The boys basketball team faced one of their rivals, the Round Lake Panthers, on Tuesday, February 5. The game ended with North taking home a win with the score being 65 to 50. The game started off with a jumpball ending with North getting a hand on the ball, thus beginning the game. The team starts o...

Cheer team performs at State competition

Cheer team performs at State competition

Ian Doyle, Entertainment Editor

February 5, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Sports

This year on February 1, the cheer team went to IHSA cheer state and made it to the second day by placing in the top ten teams. Cheer practices all year round with summer camps, conditioning for the winter season in fall, and cheering at sporting events. The team put their practice to use and placed thir...

Band puts on their final concert of 2018

Band puts on their final concert of 2018

Ian Doyle, Entertainment Editor

December 21, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Showcase

As the year ends and all the students go on break, band gave one last performance this year at their winter concert on December 17. The band has put in a lot of rehearsal time over the course of the semester and were prepared to show their work for the last concert of the year. “We spent a lot...

Snowball builds community at Camp Duncan

Snowball builds community at Camp Duncan

Claire Armstrong, Features Editor

December 11, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

Snowball, the team building and leadership club, traveled to Camp Duncan with students from Grayslake North, Grayslake Central and Round Lake High School. According to sponsor Mary Prange, the club helps to build a community in the districts through teamwork building exercises and communication, which...

Art classes create tape murals

Art classes create tape murals

Claire Armstrong, Features Editor

December 11, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

Robots of all shapes and sizes lined the walls of the C wing, each one made from tape. Students from 2D Art classes worked with one another in order to make the robots interact with each other. “We started by learning two point linear perspective. Then students made a catalog of theme specific robot...

Coffee House showcases student work

Coffee House showcases student work

Ian Doyle, Managing Editor

December 11, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

Continuing the annual tradition, the Black Box held the fine arts show Coffee House, an open mic night with an art showcase just outside, on Nov 30. Coffee House is a tradition in the school to showcase the fine arts and the students behind them. This year, the show expanded to include an art walk as...

Expert warns students about online dangers

Expert warns students about online dangers

Ellen Stojak, Executive Editor

December 11, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

Carol Gudbrandsen, a cyber crimes forensic analyst, addressed the students of Grayslake North about staying safe on the internet and the dangers of cyberbullying. Although associate principal of student services Megan Licht assures that there was no specific event that prompted this, she believes that interne...

Marching band plays in Veterans Day Parade

Marching band plays in Veterans Day Parade

Isaiah McIntyre, Features Editor

December 11, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

The Marching Band had the opportunity to perform at the 99th annual New York City Veterans Day Parade. Band director Candace Edstrand was excited to see her students perform in Times Square during the Veterans Day Parade and also to see her students being able to talk to some veterans that were marching in ...

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