Snowball builds community at Camp Duncan

Snowball builds community at Camp Duncan

Claire Armstrong, Features Editor

December 11, 2018


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Snowball, the team building and leadership club, traveled to Camp Duncan with students from Grayslake North, Grayslake Central and Round Lake High School. According to sponsor Mary Prange, the club helps to build a community in the districts through teamwork building exercises and communication, which...

Anatomy students learn from creating fake wounds

Anatomy students learn from creating fake wounds

Rhiannon Swanson, Opinion and Sports Editor

December 11, 2018


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In order to implement more hands on styles of learning, students in Megan Sylverne and Nathania Busse’s anatomy course created fake injuries on their classmates to learn about the way various wounds affect the layers of the human skin. “They had to create a science where they mimicked a burn or...

Art classes create tape murals

Art classes create tape murals

Claire Armstrong, Features Editor

December 11, 2018


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Robots of all shapes and sizes lined the walls of the C wing, each one made from tape. Students from 2D Art classes worked with one another in order to make the robots interact with each other. “We started by learning two point linear perspective. Then students made a catalog of theme specific robot...

Coffee House showcases student work

Coffee House showcases student work

Ian Doyle, Managing Editor

December 11, 2018


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Continuing the annual tradition, the Black Box held the fine arts show Coffee House, an open mic night with an art showcase just outside, on Nov 30. Coffee House is a tradition in the school to showcase the fine arts and the students behind them. This year, the show expanded to include an art walk as...

Expert warns students about online dangers

Expert warns students about online dangers

Ellen Stojak, Executive Editor

December 11, 2018


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Carol Gudbrandsen, a cyber crimes forensic analyst, addressed the students of Grayslake North about staying safe on the internet and the dangers of cyberbullying. Although associate principal of student services Megan Licht assures that there was no specific event that prompted this, she believes that...

Tina Woolard wins Athletic Director of the Year

Tina Woolard wins Athletic Director of the Year

Zoe Meredith, Staff Reporter

December 11, 2018


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Athletic director Tina Woolard received the award for Athletic Director of the Year through the Illinois Athletic Directors Association. “[I] feel honored to be recognized by [my] peers and by people that I respect,” Woolard said. She does appreciate being acknowledged by fellow athletic directors....

Marching band plays in Veterans Day Parade

Marching band plays in Veterans Day Parade

Isaiah McIntyre, Features Editor

December 11, 2018


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The Marching Band had the opportunity to perform at the 99th annual New York City Veterans Day Parade. Band director Candace Edstrand was excited to see her students perform in Times Square during the Veterans Day Parade and also to see her students being able to talk to some veterans that were marching...

Dr. Mikkel Storaasli chosen to participate in Lifetouch memory mission

Dr. Mikkel Storaasli chosen to participate in Lifetouch memory mission

Ian Doyle, Managing Editor

December 11, 2018


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When disaster strikes, sometimes there isn’t much to do but to rebuild when all is said and done. However, after hurricane Maria hit Puerto Rico, there was so much lost and so many lives taken, and yet very little effort to support and help to rebuild. That is why Lifetouch is having a memory mission...

LSU holds dance for Central and North students

LSU holds dance for Central and North students

Rhiannon Swanson, Opinion's Editor

December 5, 2018


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LSU held a dance on Friday in which their own students and students from Central attended. The dance was an event to promote collaboration among students. “I went to the dance because it sounded like a really fun activity to participate in, and a lot of my friends were also going. I was excited...

Adventure Challenge travels to climbing gym

Ellen Stojak, Executive Editor

December 3, 2018


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Adventure challenge education tested out their climbing and peer belaying skills on their rock climbing field trip Nov 30. Throughout the beginning of the school year, students learned how to tie the knots used in climbing and secure their classmates while they climb. “While the nature of the ...

Chess Club participates in Antioch tournament

Nadia Hernandez, Features and Online Editor

November 25, 2018


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Students from Chess Club went to a tournament held by Antioch on Saturday, Nov. 17. Members were able to compete against other teams from around the area and improve their skills. “There were 5 schools at the tournament. Unfortunately, we came in fifth, so we have a long way to go,” senior Quinn Armstrong sa...

Students donate blood during school blood drive

Jasmine Monda, Staff Reporter

November 8, 2018


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The blood drive on October 23 collected one hundred and sixty-five pints of blood from the students and faculty.   They surpassed their goal this year. They wanted to collect 160 pints at the blood drive, according to activities director Molly Tomlinson.   “I’m happy t...

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