TV Review: Friends

Danielle Broege, Staff Reporter

April 3, 2020

Friends is a TV show with six main characters that aired from 1994-2004. The characters are Racheal Green played by Jennifer Aniston, Monica Geller played by Courtney Cox, Phoebe Buffay played by Lisa Kudrow, Joey Tribbiani played by Matt LeBlanc, Chandler Bing played by Mathew Perry, and Ross Gelle...

Movie Review: The Notebook

Danielle Broege, Staff Reporter

March 16, 2020

“The Notebook” is a romance movie starring Rachel McAdams, who plays Allie, and Ryan Gosling, who plays Noah. The movie begins at a nursing home, where Duke comes to read to another patient. He reads her the story of Noah and Allie, starting with where they met, at the carnival. Automatically Noa...

Movie Review: Onward

Shalynn Billings, Entertainment Editor

March 16, 2020

On March 6th, Disney and Pixar released their long-awaited movie “Onward” and has since been getting good feedback.  The movie was written by  Dan Scanlon, Jason Headley, and Keith Bunin and is about a young teenage elf who goes on a quest with his older brother to resurrect their father for a day.   Many known actors like Tom Holland, Chris Pratt and Octavia Spencer were among the voiceover cast that made the characters come to life.  “Onward” takes place in a magical world where all the magic has been lost by its people beca...

Green Room performs ‘The Hunchback of Notre Dame’

Green Room performs ‘The Hunchback of Notre Dame’

Jasmine Monda, Sports Editor

March 16, 2020

“The Hunchback of Notre Dame” is a musical put on by the students here at North. According to the show’s director, Cheryl Schwartz, it is more of a difficult musical, but the students can handle the challenge. They all put time and effort into making the show the best they can, and they do it mostly...

Little Women (2019) review

Shalynn Billings, Entertainment Editor

February 11, 2020

There are 12 different media adaptations of Louisa May Alcott’s “Little Women” novels from all around the world. The novels represent struggles of women in an earlier time, but can still be related to today’s feminist issues. The most recent adaptation of “Little Women” was directed by Greta...

Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker review

Danielle Broege, Staff Reporter

February 11, 2020

“Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker” was the last movie of the third trilogy. This trilogy started with “Star Wars: The Force Awakens,” where The First Order has taken over the galaxy, and is trying to end the resistance. The main character, Rey, is a scavenger living on the planet Jakku. Resistance...

Lewis Capaldi music review

Danielle Broege, Staff Reporter

February 11, 2020

Lewis Capaldi is a singer-songwriter who wrote the album Divinely Uninspired to a Hellish Extent. The album is amazing and heartfelt. It represents love and the feeling of being left behind by someone. Every song has a different heartfelt message, telling a story through words. “Bruises” is about...

What is next for Star Wars?

Danielle Broege, Staff Reporter

February 11, 2020

“Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker” was an amazing box office hit, making over $1 billion in the Global Box Office, but final numbers haven’t been released yet from Disney. Disney has announced that there will be a fourth trilogy to the Star Wars saga. “Mirror News” said that Disney will be...

Green Room prepares for musical

Maggie Walker, Sports editor

February 11, 2020

Grayslake North’s Green Room Theatre company is putting on a spring musical this coming March. They are showing “The Hunchback of Notre Dame,” a rather famous musical drama that has also been made into a Disney movie. The show is a heavy cast show, taking a large amount of students to do this...

Students visit ISU for annual Theatre Fest

Jasmine Monda, Sports editor

February 11, 2020

For a fun way to kick off the semester, students in the theatre program here at Grayslake North piled onto a bus for a four hour travel day to Illinois State University to visit Illinois High School Theatre Fest. According to the students in the theater who attended the event, it was a blast. The students...

Top Knight competition collects donations

Top Knight competition collects donations

Alexis Rios Ayala, Staff Reporter

December 10, 2019

The first annual Top Knight competition took place on Friday, November 15. Originally named Mr. GNHS, Top Knight was created to promote inclusivity and to overall get more people involved. Completely charity based, this competition consisted of an intro video, lip sync competition, talent showcase,...

Pen and Paper Hosts Annual Coffee House

Pen and Paper Hosts Annual Coffee House

Shalynn Billings, Entertainment Editor

December 10, 2019

Pen and Paper hosted their annual Coffee House event in the black box on December 6 where students got to showcase their writing, musical talent and their artwork. Coffee House had a theme called “Stories by the Fire” this year where they played a nice burning fire on the projector behind the performers. “We...

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