Band, choir learn new ways to play music on Zoom

December 17, 2020

The music program has found that Zoom and the coronavirus have made performing and working on music to be very hard. Teachers Paul Nielsen and Dr. Candace Edstrand have used a program called...

District moves to a block schedule for the 2021-2022 school year

District moves to a block schedule for the 2021-2022 school year
December 17, 2020

For the 2021-2022 school year, District 127 is implementing a block schedule, and each day will begin at 8:15 a.m. A committee of teachers, counselors, and administrators visited area schools to look...

Student Council hosts annual holiday drive

In previous years, students and staff picked tags from the office to purchase gifts for those in need. This year, Student Council collected donations to purchase gift cards for families in need.
December 16, 2020

Student Council successfully hosted their annual holiday drive with Monday, December 7, being the last official day for donations.  All donations went to the families within the Grayslake North community...

Hybrid learning plan depends on COVID numbers in January

Students in Project Lead the Way Principles of Engineering class work in the classroom with Greg Geiger on some of their assignments. Some of the students from the CTE classes came to school first semester to work socially distanced with the teachers.
December 16, 2020

COVID-19 cases have risen exponentially as the holiday season hits, and the return to school at Grayslake North is questionable again. January 19 is the scheduled date for going back to school with a hybrid...

Classes, clubs look for new volunteer opportunities

Sophomore Gus Calhoun drops clothes off at North for the FBLA clothing drive.
December 15, 2020

There has been a significant shift in volunteering for those who have classes and people who are wanting to make a change for the best in their communities. Many students and people in the surrounding...

Both students and teachers prepare for AP exams

December 15, 2020

As the end of the semester becomes closer and closer, students are trying to catch up by turning in missing assignments and preparing for tests. For AP students, every assignment and test is preparation...

Staff, students wrap up first semester

Mrs. Smith's third hour Junior English class meets on Zoom to discuss their next assignment.
December 15, 2020

As winter break approaches, students are getting in all of their late assignments to get their grades up before the end of the semester. With the influx of assignments, teachers are struggling to grade...

Public Service Practicum class shows gratitude to veterans during COVID-19 pandemic

December 15, 2020

During the challenging times of COVID-19, the students and staff in the Public Service Practicum, PSP, created a project showing their gratitude toward veterans for Veterans Day.   PSP is a class...

Public service class at North starts campaign to support local businesses

December 15, 2020

The Public Service Practicum (PSP) class started a campaign to help support local businesses during the holiday season. Local businesses have been struggling with stay-at-home orders and have been getting...

Food truck festival raises money for charity

Student Council hosted a food truck festival to raise money for charity.
November 16, 2020

Student Council hosted a socially distanced food truck festival at the Grayslake North parking lot on November 7. The event included five local food trucks, Mama Mia Pizza, My Funnel Truck, I Love Tamales,...

District’s hybrid plan pushed back due to COVID-19

November 12, 2020

Grayslake North was supposed to implement a hybrid model plan that got pushed back due to safety concerns.  The plan moved from a 33 percent model to a 50 percent model with an “A” and “B”...

Mr. DeCaluwe wins award for Mobile Makers

November 12, 2020

As far as being a great teacher, business teacher Adam DeCaluwe received an award called the Mobile Makers Award. Mobile Makers Edu honors teachers in the area who have done outstanding work with the...

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