FBLA learns the business behind a Bulls game

FBLA learns the business behind a Bulls game

Lorena Morales, Staff Reporter

December 9, 2014


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After viewing how businesses work on their field trip to a Bulls game, FBLA is preparing themeselves for an upcoming competition. “Now that we had the trip and learned about business, we are now gearing up to compete,” said FBLA sponsor Scott Thompson. As mentioned before, FBLA went to the Bulls...

Politician Bob Dold seeks to inform students about civic engagement

Politician Bob Dold seeks to inform students about civic engagement

Hannah Rosemurgy, Managing Editor

November 5, 2014


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In hopes of enlightening the minds of future voters, politician Representative Robert Dold traveled to North to inform students of the upcoming election as a part of his campaign. The former State Congress Representative visited the school on Monday, September 29, and spoke during the day in B162, as...

Staff nominated for ‘Those Who Excel’ awards

Ashley Rayan, Features Editor

November 4, 2014


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Emily Weiss and Jeff Schagrin have been named as nominees for the 2014 Teacher and Administrator of the Year Award. The winners were announced during the “Those Who Excel” banquet, with an educator from Normal, IL. placing first. The award is part of the annual program held by the state to recognize...

Three students proceed as National Merit Finalists, look ahead to college

Three students proceed as National Merit Finalists, look ahead to college

Lauren Velasco, News Editor

November 4, 2014


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Three seniors became finalists for the National Merit Scholarship competition, expanding their opportunities for the future and representing the school well. Seniors Sarah Derango, Emily Ehret and Morgan Schneider all advanced to the finalist level of the NMSQT competition after receiving some of the...

Community supports diabetes walk

Community supports diabetes walk

Jake McCue, Staff Reporter

November 4, 2014


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According to the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention, diabetes affects 12 percent of Americans in our country. Recently, students from GNHS worked to bring awareness to the disease. On October 5, students went to Independence Grove in Libertyville to participate in the JDRF (Juvenile Diabetes...

Band performs in New York City

Emily Smith, Staff Reporter

November 4, 2014


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This November, the band will take their music to the next level as they travel to New York where they will perform at the ninety-fifth annual New York City Veterans Day Parade. The Marching Knights were one of 10 bands selected to participate in the performance and are also participating in a performance...

Sr. Rocha creates art to support LSU

Lorena Morales, Staff Reporter

November 4, 2014


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During Homecoming week, LSU sold pieces of art created by Señor Martin Rocha to support the club’s future plans and endurance. This was LSU’s first fundraiser, but they are hoping to sell much more in their November fundraiser, featuring posters promoting the premiere of The Mockingjay Part 1 movie. Rocha...

School board implements new drug testing policy

Connor Sinclair, Sports Editor

November 4, 2014


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According to the Grayslake North’s Drug Testing Protocol, which explains the new procedure, the drug testing switched from the previous method of only hair testing, to a choice for the students to choose either urine analysis or hair testing. “Please know that your son or daughter will now be able...

Knight in Shining Armor

Knight in Shining Armor

Cindy Om, Staff Reporter

November 4, 2014


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This past summer, senior Nikki Grossman took a mission trip to Guatemala for a week. In one week, Grossman visited a ghetto, an all-girls home, a dump, and a women’s prison. Nikki went to Guatemala with her church, the Village Church of Gurnee, through Hope Renewed. There were 12 kids and five leaders...

North recognized as Democracy School

Becca Watters, Executive Editor

November 4, 2014


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Last winter, history teacher Erin Wise learned about a program offered to high schools where they could be recognized as a Democracy School. She filled out an application last spring, and on Sept. 17, Constitution Day, the honor was officially public. “We were honored and encouraged [to be a Democracy...

Students participate in Dead Last 5K

Students participate in Dead Last 5K

Amanda Desens, Staff Reporter

November 4, 2014


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The Dead Last 5K Run/Walk took place on Saturday, Oct. 8, as a charity event to benefit The Oasis Grayslake Youth Center. Many zombies and runners attended. The way to become a zombie or a runner is to use the website to get to the sign-up page. For Superintendent Dr. Catherine Finger, she chose zombies...

New testing will commence with PARCC

Hannah Rosemurgy, Production Editor

September 24, 2014


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In various classrooms all across Illinois, many students will notice a difference in testing procedure as their focus will shift to a new exam being regulated by the state in the upcoming spring: the PARCC Assessment. Many believe that PARCC is a testing company, when it is rather a cooperation of stat...

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