Mr. & Mrs. Wood

Miranda Rogina, Staff Reporter

February 6, 2018


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Picture this. You’re married to the love of your life and then imagine working with them and getting to see them throughout day. “We met on the first day of college,” said P.E. teacher Steve Wood. “We went to Wartburg College. She was an athletic training major.” The Woods started dating...

Mr. & Mrs.Grunloh

Emily Huculak, Staff Reporter

February 6, 2018


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Imagine going to work and meeting the love of your life. You are casually talking with some friends that you work with, and you are intrigued by a guy. This is the story of the Grunlohs Both Mr. and Mrs. Grunloh started working at Grayslake Community High School during the year of 2002. “Mr. Grunloh...

Special Olympics basketball qualifies for State

Special Olympics basketball qualifies for State

Nadia Hernandez, Staff Reporter

February 3, 2018


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North makes history with the Special Olympics basketball team going to State. On March 16, the team will head to Bloomington, IL, to compete with other teams Coaches Katherine Young and Elizabeth Hauser have worked hard since October to teach their team about the basics of the game and teamwork. “From...

Green Room showcases student directed plays

Green Room showcases student directed plays

Hannah Krischak, Staff Reporter

December 12, 2017


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The Student Showcase turned out to be a huge success for the Green Room community. The students performed many plays that were written by the cast themselves and performed in the Black Box Theater on November 30th and December 1st-2nd. “This year’s shows were one of the best we have had, ...

French 3 Honors takes a trip to the Alliance Francaise

Malcolm Watson, Editor

December 6, 2017


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French 3 Honors took a field trip to the Alliance Francaise de Chicago on November 10 and 16. The Alliance Francaise is a French cultural learning center dedicated to teaching the French language and culture, as well as establishing friendship between Americans and French speaking people. “I think ...

Emma Silverman

Miranda Rogina, Staff Reporter

December 5, 2017


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The Catholic and Jewish religions have very different traditions at the holidays, but when someone is half Catholic and half Jewish, they can celebrate both Christmas and Hanukkah. There are many different names for people who celebrate both religions, some just simply say half and half or any other name of t...

Manav Bhagat

Nadia Hernandez, Staff Reporter

December 5, 2017


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Manav Bhagat is a junior who celebrates a Hindu holiday called Festivals on January 14 and 15. “It a holiday many regions in India get to celebrate with kites, food, and parties.” Bhagat said. Friends and family gather around for a day to relax and have some fun. The day is often hot which lets everyone ...

Hannah Kregel

Isa Kregel, Staff Reporter

December 5, 2017


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Las Posadas is a tradition that involves singing and praying for nine days before Christmas day. It refers to the walk that the Virgin Mary took looking for someone’s house to stay in to give birth to baby Jesus. The tradition continues today by singing at neighbors’ doors asking for ‘Posada’ startin...

Grayslake family donates tree to Chicago for annual lighting ceremony

Grayslake family donates tree to Chicago for annual lighting ceremony

Emily Huculak, Staff Reporter

December 5, 2017


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Imagine being in downtown Chicago during the holiday season. It’s chilly and snowing in Millennium Park. The huge Christmas tree is lit, and everyone comes out to take pictures and watch the lighting ceremony. This year’s tree was donated by the Dorfler family of Grayslake. “A month ago or so we saw an ...

PSP music fundraiser donates $500

Ethan Wheeler, Staff Reporter

December 5, 2017


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  Shortly after Hurricane Harvey, a fundraiser was held where students were prompted to donate a dollar to charity in exchange for a song request to be played over the school intercoms during passing periods. The requested music never ended up playing. “The fundraiser was from Public Service Pract...

Students organize Holiday Help

Isaiah McIntyre, Staff Reporter

December 5, 2017


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The dean’s office organizes a program called Holiday Help to help the school and community. Dean’s secretary Evelyn Amelio organizes this program for families in the school.Helping out other people is no stranger to Amelio since she has been doing this Holiday Help event for six years. “Families send l...

Weihnachtsmarkt Geschichte

Analise Steeber-Senior, Julianna Bennett -Junior, Catherine Finan - Sophomore

December 5, 2017


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Es war einmal ein Mädchen. Das Mädchen heißt Mila. Mila will zum Weihnachtsmarkt gehen. Aber Mila hat ein Problem. Sie hat kein Auto, aber sie braucht ein Auto. Sie braucht ein Auto, weil sie zum Weihnachtsmarkt gehen will. Sie musste ein Fahrrad finden. Sie sucht nach ein Fahrrad, aber es gibt keine...

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