Booster Club donates to Choices program

Booster Club donates to Choices program

Miranda Rogina, News Editor

September 13, 2019

The Choices program at Grayslake North is dedicated to getting their students more motivated to finish their school work.  The students' hard work does not get overlooked. In fact, Grayslake North’s Booster Club donated a popcorn machine to the Choices program. This will be used to help with popcorn...

Knights Cafe opening week begins

Knights Cafe opening week begins

Gracie Schultz, Co-Executive Editor

September 1, 2019

On August 26, the Knights Cafe began their opening week, and the students that run the cafe, along with the students who purchase items from them are excited. This school year, the Knights Cafe is open periods 4th, 5th, 6th and 7th Monday through Friday. Students are given opportunities to get to...

Student Council hosts movie night after Black and Gold Scrimmage

Student Council hosts movie night after Black and Gold Scrimmage

Morgan Buckley, News Editor

August 26, 2019

Students stayed to see a movie after the Black and Gold Scrimmage to support their school and hang out with friends. Student Council set up the movie "The Sandlot" to play on the football field after the scrimmage. Admission was five dollars, and students brought their own pillows and blankets. ...

Green Room holds annual Theatre Mixer

Green Room holds annual Theatre Mixer

Nadia Hernandez, Exceutive Editor

August 24, 2019

Green Room Theatre Company held its annual Theatre Mixer on Friday. New members and prospective freshmen were encouraged to attend in order to learn more about the company and become accustomed to the Black Box.  “We wanted to make sure that the mixer embodied our ‘Green Room Family’ feel, ...

PE classes incorporates self-defense into curriculum

Courtney Mettler, Sports Editor

May 28, 2019

Health and gym teacher Carolyn Gaffke just earned her self-defense credentials and will now incorporate her training into her gym classes. Gaffke teaches sophomore health as well as dance and aerobic classes at Grayslake North. She has recently begun to get into taking self-defense classes. To her...

Students present social justice presentations

Shalynn Billings, Staff Reporter

May 17, 2019

For the second year in a row, freshman students competed against each other with their social justice presentations. In January, freshman students started a group project on something they thought needed awareness and needed to be talked about. They were told to do extensive research on their topi...

Elective classes fail to run due to low enrollment

Claire Armstrong, Staff Reporter

May 14, 2019

High school gives students a chance to explore their interests through clubs, classes, and elective classes. However, some of the elective classes do not have a high enough level of enrollment to run, and students must find other ways to pursue their interests outside of school. “There are no other...

Students earn the Seal of Biliteracy

Students earn the Seal of Biliteracy

Nadia Hernandez, News Editor

May 14, 2019

North once again offers the AAPPL test for students to earn a Seal of Biliteracy. Foreign language students had the chance to take it three times throughout the school year in languages such as Spanish, French, and German. In 2018, 70 students earned their seal for graduation. If students pass, they...

#The Whole Knight stimulates involvement

#The Whole Knight stimulates involvement

Shalynn Billings, Features Editor

May 14, 2019

Grayslake North students and staff are trying to find a way to get everyone more involved in what is happening around the school in a movement called #The Whole Knight. #The Whole Knight is a new way to get students involved with after school sports and other events around the school “We decided...

History Fair students advance to State finals

Courtney Mettler, Sports Editor

May 14, 2019

Eleven students represented North at the annual Chicago Metro History Fair State competition on May 2. Juniors Zach Chamberlain, Maya Haubrich, Milena Healy, Nadia Hernandez, John Kalstrup, Mya Myrdal, Olivia Pound, Hannah Raleigh, Elisa Rossi, Samantha Sikora and Angelina Wittig all advanced to State....

North institutes first e-learning day

Ellen Stojak, Executive Editor

May 14, 2019

On April 10, District 127 implemented their first e-learning day, and they are now beginning to reflect on their use in the future. The day was designed to provide students with testing accommodations a quiet environment and other students with a learning experience outside of the classroom. The decision...

Science Olympiad places 8th at State

Ian Doyle, Executive Editor

May 14, 2019

The Science Olympiad team has once again made it to State this year, and of the 52 teams competing this year, they placed eighth overall with five individual medals. Science Olympiad has made it to the State competition multiple times in the past and placed fourth last year. Although this placement...

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