Teams compete in spring break trips

Jack Van Reck, Staff Reporter

May 9, 2017


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Three sports team traveled to various southern locations during spring break for team bonding and good competition. Both the baseball and softball teams traveled to The Walt Disney World Resort in Florida. “The weather was good for team morale, and the competition was great because we got to face...

Olympian Jenny Spangler visits North

Olympian Jenny Spangler visits North

Ian Doyle, Entertainment Editor

April 29, 2017


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It takes a lot to run a marathon. Hours of training, a lot of dedication, and willingness to learn. Jenny Spangler, a former olympian, knows this well, and came to teach the track team that when she visited on April 28. Spangler came in to talk about her story with track. She showed them her Olympic...

Students play in #thebiggame

March 22, 2017


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Pictures by: Michelle Jimenez and Total Image

#TheBigGame

#TheBigGame

Michelle Jimenez, Features Editor

March 21, 2017


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  *Bzzz* the scoreboard makes a point and everybody is cheering for the basketball players as part of The Big Game on March 10th. This was the second year that the game was hosted here to promote diversity in the school. “This started three years ago. It started off with something our life...

Spring Sports Preview

Ashley Rayan, Executive Editor

March 21, 2017


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Swimmers achieve personal goals at Sectionals

Jack Van Reck, Staff Reporter

March 21, 2017


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The boys swimming season has concluded, but it ended with many personal goals achieved during Regionals and Sectionals. North is only represented at Regionals but at no other point in the regular season does North receive a representative. “I swim year-round on the Blue Devils. I only represent Grayslake...

Boys basketball ends season with success

Gracie Schultz, Staff Reporter

March 21, 2017


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The boys basketball season ended with a successful 17 wins and 10 losses with a strong road ahead of them to next year’s season. “I really love trying to get a group of people to come together and accomplish a common goal. It is also very exciting to see when players make a connection to what you...

Bowler takes part in State competition

Grace Marino, Managing Editor

March 21, 2017


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Junior Gaby Silva participated in the State competition for girls bowling in the middle of February. Silva has taken many steps to achieve this accomplishment throughout her season. “I have taken private lessons and took every practice as if it was a tournament,” Silva said. Silva’s coaches have...

Wrestlers take 5th, 1st at State

Wrestlers take 5th, 1st at State

Ashley Rayan, Executive Editor

February 22, 2017


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The wrestling season ended with tears of joy as North brought back a State placer and, for the first time in school history, a State Champ. Three wrestlers, junior Angel Flores and seniors Alexander Moran and Joseph Arroyo, advanced to State from Sectionals. The State competition took place at the...

Gaby Silva qualifies for IHSA State Bowling Tournament

Gaby Silva qualifies for IHSA State Bowling Tournament

Megan Juron, Staff Reporter

February 21, 2017


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After an impressive season, junior Gaby Silva qualified to advance to IHSA State for girls bowling. “Since it was my goal to make it to State, I knew I had to put in some hard work each week, including getting personal lessons to strengthen my mechanics, and with time, my hard work and dedication...

Cheerleaders place 8th in State

Cheerleaders place 8th in State

Tyrah Domingo & Erin McBriarty, Features Editor & Managing Editor

February 7, 2017


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The cheerleading team reached the very last point in their season as the Illinois High School Association State competition came around in Bloomington, Illinois. The team strived all year in practices and prior competitions to get to this important competition in their season. “Since the beginning...

Girls bowling continues the road to State

Girls bowling continues the road to State

Anthony Dorsey, Staff Reporter

February 7, 2017


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The girls bowling team placed second at Regionals on Saturday, qualifying them for Sectionals the following week. Head varsity coach, Laura Bertermann, is proud of how her team has progressed throughout the season. “We were hoping to win the head to head season championship as well as the end of...

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