School welcomes new boys bowling team this winter

Yvette Rivera, Entertainment Editor

September 24, 2014


Filed under Features, Sports

Grayslake North has added a boys bowling team this year to join this upcoming winter. In past couple years, the community has been hoping to have a boys bowling team. After much preparation, it is finally coming through. “We look at interests in our kids every year to see what clubs and sports we...

Estudiantes visitan de España

Estudiantes visitan de España

September 24, 2014


Filed under World Languages

Al principio, yo estaba nerviosa porque no sabía que ocurriría con alguien que habla en una lengua diferente, pero todas partes de tener un estudiante de España eran divertidas, y  tres semanas se parecían tan cortas. Antes de esto, yo nunca he tenido una hermana, y esta experiencia era una oportunidad...

Senior spends day with Tom Skilling

Senior spends day with Tom Skilling

Justice Westfall, Website Editor

September 24, 2014


Filed under Features

Senior Jacob Pozezinski met chief meteorologist Tom Skilling at WGN News headquarters in Chicago. Tom Skilling is a local meteorologist for the WGN News who broadcasts the weather report all over the Illinois area. He was raised in Aurora Illinois. “He does all the primary forecaster for the news...

Students travel to China, experience culture

Students travel to China, experience culture

Nick Gritsenko, Staff Editor

September 24, 2014


Filed under Features, Showcase

On the China Trip over the summer, twenty eight students and four teacher chaperones experienced the delights of four chinese cities.  The group went to Beijing, Shanghai, Xian and Hong Kong to view shows, experience new and ethnic foods, and see great Chinese exhibits such as the Terracotta Warriors and the Great Wall. The group s...

Softball team plays at Disney World ESPN Sports Complex

Softball team plays at Disney World ESPN Sports Complex

Yvette Rivera, Staff Reporter

May 7, 2014


Filed under Features

The varsity softball girls took a trip to Florida over spring break to compete against different teams from throughout the United States. The varsity team was able to choose how many games they wanted to compete in, so they chose six. They played against teams from all over, and they were rather surprised...

Baseball team travels to Florida

Baseball team travels to Florida

Giovanni Angeles, Staff Reporter

May 7, 2014


Filed under Features

Although other school groups have had the chance to go to Walt Disney World over spring break as part of their curriculum, this was the first year varsity baseball had the chance to do so as they went to Walt Disney World’s ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex in Orlando, Florida. In the past, baseball...

AP Euro students travel to Paris, Rome and Florence

AP Euro students travel to Paris, Rome and Florence

Hannah Rosemurgy, Features Editor

May 7, 2014


Filed under Features

For many students, it is a once in a lifetime experience to be able to travel overseas with friends as they explore various cultures, try new things and visit monuments that photographs cannot quite seem to fully capture. Just this past spring break, 36 juniors and seniors who took AP European History...

Lacrosse team competes in Fort Lauderdale in spring

Lacrosse team competes  in Fort Lauderdale in spring

Yvette Rivera, Staff Reporter

May 7, 2014


Filed under Features

Over spring break, the varsity lacrosse team took a trip to Florida and played against teams from across the country. Before the team competed, they made sure to practice as much as possible. They practiced their strategies and techniques, along with other elements involved in the sport. “We...

Seniors reflect on school years and look forward to future

Hannah Rosemurgy, Feature's Editor

May 7, 2014


Filed under Features

Centerspread Click above to see this issue's center spread, which includes various surveys, interviews, and opinions by the graduating class of 2014. 

Environmental Club celebrates Earth Week

Justice Westfall, Advertisement Manager

May 7, 2014


Filed under Features

April 21–25 is one of the most important weeks for Environmental Club simply because it is Earth Week. “During Earth Week there were some lights out days. We recycled the building and cleaned up the school grounds that Friday,” said teacher Dolores Heupel. Although Earth Week is an important...

Students, teachers prepare for closing of Pleviak

Students, teachers prepare for closing of Pleviak

Sean Smart, Executive Editor

May 5, 2014


Filed under Features

Lake Villa residents and District 41 staff and students prepare to say goodbye to a staple of their community for the past 104 years. Joseph J. Pleviak Elementary School will be closing after the 2013/14 school year due to financial reasons and declining enrollment in District 41’s four elementary...

PSP, Best Buddies visit Feed My Starving Children

PSP, Best Buddies visit Feed My Starving Children

Lauren Velasco, Features Editor

May 5, 2014


Filed under Features

In order to help give back to the community, the Grayslake North Best Buddies chapter, along with PSP and students from Avon, attended Feed My Starving Children on April 16th. “Working as a team to give back to the greater good of children in need- knowing we are helping children all around the country and not...

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