North welcomes new football coach

Nadia Hernandez, Staff Reporter

September 27, 2017


Filed under Features, Sports

Grayslake North welcomes new head varsity coach, Sam Baker, to the family. Coming all the way from Minnesota, Baker has always dreamed of becoming a football coach. “I had always wanted to become a football coach. One of my biggest influences to even become one was from my college football coach,” Bake...

Seniors prepare for college applications

Grace Marino, Executive Editor

September 27, 2017


Filed under Features

As the school year gets into full swing, the Seniors are contemplating possible career choices, colleges, and their future. Many seniors are starting to narrow down their top colleges and starting to prepare for their school/career next year. There are a few tips that could help seniors throughout the...

Students take AP Art through independent study

Ellen Stojack, Managing Editor

September 27, 2017


Filed under Features

With the absence of AP Art, students who still want to take the course have to follow the curriculum independently. Independent study offers a time for students to pursue their own personal goals while working toward a larger picture. Independent study is catered to students who need a more open ended...

Deacon wins World Championship in Powerlifting

Nadia Hernandez, Staff Reporter

September 27, 2017


Filed under Features

Grayslake North’s Dawn Deacon, school psychologist, has traveled her path to winning the World Championship for Powerlifting. On September 8, the World Championship for Powerlifting took place. Deacon has been able to train long and hard to lift her target goal, by encouraging herself and other women. “My...

CLC offers guaranteed transfer admission

Ian Doyle, Entertainment Editor

September 27, 2017


Filed under Features

With many choices out there for colleges, it’s hard to know what to do. People have to think about what they want to do, where they want to be, and how much it will cost. Decisions like these take a lot of time and are very important. That’s why CLC has created a new transfer program for students...

Students travel to Quebec over summer

Hannah Krischak, Staff Reporter

September 27, 2017


Filed under Features

Students interested in French culture went to Quebec in June to explore a new culture. The students were given an opportunity to go to many restaurants, new places and experience the new culture of Canada, which was a more accepting and diverse place. “My favorite part of the trip was experiencing the...

Les élèves de français au Québec, Canada

Les élèves de français au Québec, Canada

Kim Escobar and Maddie Wilkinson

September 27, 2017


Filed under Showcase, World Languages

En juin cette année 25 élèves de français sont allés au Canada, dans la province de Québec où français est la languge officielle. Notre aventure a commencé à Niagara Falls, un parc d’attractions exceptionnelles. Notre attraction principale étaient les Chuttes de Niagara (Niagara Falls)....

Oktoberfest

Aidan Schmidt and Lisa Palaian

September 27, 2017


Filed under World Languages

Deutsche Kultur ist ganz interessant. Es gibt viele Feste, aber Oktoberfest ist sehr wichtig. Oktoberfest ist ein großes Fest in München, wo man Musik hören und spaß haben kann. Es gibt auch Tagen, wann die ganze Familie kommen kann, und an diesen Tagen bezahlen Leute weniger für die Attraktionen....

Dime con quien andas, te diré quien eres

Mariana Torres

September 27, 2017


Filed under World Languages

Yo no estoy de acuerdo con este refrán pero muchas personas te juzgan por las personas con que te juntas. No, ésto no es justo para la persona que no es como su amigo o amiga porque tú eres una persona diferente de todos los demás. Yo tengo algunos valores que mis amigos como el fútbol o algunos...

Lucas Angelillo

Jennifer Lopez, Features Editor

September 26, 2017


Filed under Features

The beginning of the school year is always some what hard for some students, but for others it is really difficult. For example, North’s new exchange student came from Switzerland. His name is Lucas Angelillo. He was a little nervous, but soon he started to enjoy it and get more involved in school. “The...

Abby Holm

Erin McBriarty, Executive Editor

September 26, 2017


Filed under Features

Senior Abby Holm has gone to four different states and one country on mission trips through her church and youth group. “You can go almost anywhere for a mission trip because everywhere in the world is in need of help and love. I have gone to Guatemala, Florida, Tennessee, California, and Kentucky....

David Sklar

Evan Garrett, Sports Editor

September 26, 2017


Filed under Features

Most students get to see Mr. Sklar while going out to SLO or just sitting in the lunchroom, but Mr. David Sklar has an incredible backstory that he was willing to share with the AP Language and Composition classes earlier in the year. “Humanity, with all its strengths and weaknesses, has taught me...

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