North hosts marching band competition

North hosts marching band competition

Claire Armstrong, Features Editor

September 12, 2018


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Cars fill the parking lots. Crowds of people gather at the entrance of the stadium. Students from several different schools march to the field in neat rows. Then, everything begins. Music starts as students march in formation. Flags wave in the wind. The crowd goes wild. This is the marching band. On September 9, t...

Activities evolve, adapt to encourage student involvement

Ellen Stojak, Executive Editor

August 29, 2018


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As North’s activities evolve and change to meet popular demand, the school starts new initiatives hoping to increase student involvement. This year the school’s three pre-pilot clubs enter their pilot year, the next step on their journey to become a club. “We have three pilots this year. A pilot c...

Students, faculty gather for Welcome Back assembly

Students, faculty gather for Welcome Back assembly

Nadia Hernandez, Features Editor

August 26, 2018


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Students and faculty came together on Friday for a Welcome Back assembly. The event highlighted new faculty, games, and activity sponsors. “I wanted to set a positive and fun tone to the school year by providing music and a game for their entertainment,” activities director Molly Tomlinson sai...

Freshmen attend orientation, day of service

Freshmen attend orientation, day of service

Gracie Schultz, Production Editor

August 20, 2018


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Freshmen Orientation was a day of meeting new people and getting to see others after the summer. “Freshmen orientation really helped me see what North is like, and it also helped me to see what my peers are like too since I’m coming into school with new people,” said freshman Tanvi Shahi. T...

Leaders attend Northern Lake County Conference

Leaders attend Northern Lake County Conference

Ellen Stojak, Executive Editor

August 17, 2018


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Instead of attending the first day of school, over 60 Grayslake North leaders attended the Northern Lake County Conference leadership assembly at CLC. The leaders represented the sports and organizations to which they belonged and were encouraged to converse with students from other schools in order to ...

FBLA goes to State

Emily Huculak, Staff Reporter

May 11, 2018


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FBLA competed at State in Springfield, Illinois, to help promote their students' skills in business. “The competition included many different categories to compete in from test on accounting, to making a video game, and also marketing the competition me, Noah and Luca competed in,” junior Jack Clearwater said...

Students participate in Hunger Games

May 9, 2018


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Sudents participated in the second GNHS Hunger Games event on April 27. Reprising the event from three years ago, event planners organized a dodgeball battle royale across the entire school, with the exception of classrooms and offices. Students fended for themselves in the massive dodgeball free for ...

Freshman present social justice projects

Freshman present social justice projects

Kaitlin Bruchert, Staff Reporter

May 7, 2018


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The first annual Freshman Social Justice Project presentations were held in the Black Box on April 20, 2018. For the projects, freshmen that are in Regular English classes went into groups and picked an injustice in their community or in the world, and researched the topic to present in front of their...

Students find ways to stay in shape

Miranda Rogina, Staff Reporter

May 7, 2018


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Summer is just around the corner, the perfect time to lose weight. Trying to stay in shape during the summer can be difficult because a lot of people want to have fun and just enjoy themselves instead of going to the gym. PE teacher, Bobette Byrne, shared her good experience with kickboxing. “Kickboxing is the easiest way to work out. It works you out ...

Coaches prepare for summer camps

Nadia Hernandez, Staff Reporter

May 7, 2018


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Coaches from all athletic departments have been preparing plans for this summer’s sports camps. From volleyball to cross country, students have the opportunity to attend these camps and strengthen their individual skills. Sam Baker, varsity football coach, tells the significance of being able to use this ti...

Students march for gun control

Students march for gun control

Claire Armstrong, Staff Reporter

May 7, 2018


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Hundreds of Americans took to the streets on March 24 all across the country in order to advocate for more gun control after the infamous Stoneman Douglas shooting and similar shootings. The main march took place in Washington D.C, but over 800 sibling marches took place around the globe. The closest...

Mrs. Foate, Danielle Lacke recount special bond

Ellie McShane, Staff Reporter

May 4, 2018


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When Danielle Lacke first met Jamie Foate during her junior year, the first thing they noticed about each other was their mutual love of the University of Wisconsin-Madison. “She continued to foster my love for UW-Madison. We always talked about it. She helped me write my college essays, and she...

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