Snowball builds community at Camp Duncan

Snowball builds community at Camp Duncan

Claire Armstrong, Features Editor

December 11, 2018


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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


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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


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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


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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...

Marching band plays in Veterans Day Parade

Marching band plays in Veterans Day Parade

Isaiah McIntyre, Features Editor

December 11, 2018


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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...

Green Room comes to stage with Moon Over Buffalo

Green Room comes to stage with Moon Over Buffalo

Maggie Walker, Staff Reporter

October 31, 2018


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This fall, Grayslake North’s theatre company put on a comedy called “Moon Over Buffalo” on October 25 through the 28, that over 60 students have worked hard on since the start of the school year. Clare McConville is the director of this year’s fall play. The play included many talented actors and ac...

Cross country runners advance to State

Cross country runners advance to State

Emily Huculak and Jasmine Monda, Sports Editor and Staff Editor

October 30, 2018


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Seniors Caroline and Connor Riss and junior Kelli Tosic qualified for the State cross country meet at the Sectional meet on October 27. Overall at Sectionals, the girls finished in 12th place while the boys finished in eighth place. “As a team, both boys and girls teams ran very well, as you can...

Soccer wins NLCC Conference Title

Soccer wins NLCC Conference Title

Isaiah McIntyre, Features Editor

October 30, 2018


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The varsity soccer team became the Northern Lake County Conference champions on October 2. This brought them into regional play. North varsity soccer had a hard fought playoff game against Wauconda, but fell short 2-1. The playoff game was on October 17 at Antioch High School. Coach DeCaluwe was proud of his...

Football team defeats Grayslake Central in last game of the season

Football team defeats Grayslake Central in last game of the season

Courtney Mettler, Staff Reporter and Editor

October 24, 2018


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North’s football team ended their season with a win against their cross town rivals, Grayslake Central. This was the football team's seventh consecutive victory over Central’s team, winning 53-14. Although the win against Central meant a possible spot in the playoffs, North found out Saturda...

Students march for freedom

Students march for freedom

Claire Armstrong, Features Editor

October 22, 2018


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Every year, the Psychology Club holds a service project to raise money for a good cause. This year they hosted the March for Freedom on October 20, starting at Grayslake Central, in order to raise awareness about human trafficking and to raise funds for the abolition of this practice. The route was...

German Club hosts Oktoberfest

German Club hosts Oktoberfest

Maggie Walker, Staff Reporter

October 17, 2018


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This past Wednesday, Grayslake North held its second annual Oktoberfest. Victoria Frederichs and Amanda Bachinger are two students who are both in the German Club and class at North. They helped create and bring to life the school’s Oktoberfest that they are both very proud of.      “As a Germ...

Boys soccer wins Conference Title

Boys soccer wins Conference Title

Isaiah McIntyre, Features Editor

October 4, 2018


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The soccer team came up victorious on Tuesday with a 2-1 victory over Lakes that led them to win the Northern Lake County Conference Title. Coach DeCaluwe was extremely excited to see his team go out there and play their hearts out to win Conference title. “ I feel very proud of our boys and...

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