Students participate in Special Olympics basketball tournament

Students participate in Special Olympics basketball tournament

Sean Smart, Executive Editor

February 10, 2014


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Two students qualified for a Special Olympics State basketball tournament as part of their Round Lake Park District team and were sent off with a drum line celebration Thursday, January 16. Both Daniel Cramer and Devin Wallace have had experience in basketball tournaments before, but this year they...

Knight in shining armor — Morgan Schneider

Danielle Schaefer, Managing Editor

February 10, 2014


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While many juniors wait until April to take the ACT, Morgan Schneider pushed herself to take one early instead. She also proved that hard work and going the extra mile pays off because she scored a 36, a perfect score. This was not Schneider’s first ACT and she had scored high previously, but the a...

Extreme cold prompts D127 schools to close

Lauren Velasco, Staff Reporter

February 10, 2014


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Students were excited with a two-day extension after winter break, but the excitement did not end because two weeks later, freezing cold temperatures caused school to be cancelled once again. School superintendents have the responsibility of deciding whether or not to cancel school if the weather is...

PBIS causes change in attitude

Steven Smart, Production Editor

February 10, 2014


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At Grayslake North High School, behavior is a top priority, and since its beginnings, Positive Behavior Intervention System (PBIS) has continued to make strides on affecting positive change in the school. PBIS’ main objective is to provide accolades for success and promote the usage of positive...

Pipe leaks lead to library closure

Pipe leaks lead to library closure

Shannon Dacey, Production Editor

February 10, 2014


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Water leaked through the ceiling above the non-fiction section in the library on Thursday, January 9, consequently closing off the tables and other sections of the library for maintenance. The leak originated from the science classrooms, which ran down to the ceilings over the library workrooms and...

Students, staff donate gifts to community

Students, staff donate gifts to community

Becca Watters, Executive Editor

December 5, 2013


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As the holiday season nears, Student Council and Dean’s secretary Evelyn Amelio are dedicating their time to giving back to the community. “We are working to help struggling families get Christmas gifts,” said Student Council president Krista Knuckey. “Our goal for this project is to help...

SOS raises money for stockings for soldiers

December 5, 2013


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Service Over Self (SOS) collected donations by students and neighbors for Stockings for Soldiers, a successful project from last year. SOS advertised Stockings for Soldiers by posting flyers in different neighborhoods, including English Meadows, Foxchase, Country Walk, Chesapeake Farms, and Savannah...

Seniors graduate early, look to their future

Steven Smart, Production Editor

December 4, 2013


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Most Class of 2014 seniors still have another semester of high school before graduation. However, others will say their final goodbye following first semester finals. There are various different reasons students may want to graduate early, but two main reasons are usually voiced to the counselors. “It...

Survivor game in place to solve tardy issue

Shannon Dacey, Production Editor

December 4, 2013


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Arriving on time to first hour has become an increasing issue, so GNHS implemented the Survivor game a couple years ago; this year, with additional improvements to the game, a decrease in first hour tardies is evident.   “Once PBIS started, we looked at our discipline data. One of the trends...

New ACE gym class added to P.E. curriculum

Dalton Gackle, Sports Editor

December 3, 2013


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Starting next school year, the P.E curriculum will include a newly added Adventure Challenge Education (ACE) course. The class will be performed mostly outdoors and will include activities ranging from hiking to survival skills. Because it is a brand new class, there is a lot of mystery as to what...

Knights In Shining Armor

Knights In Shining Armor

Danielle Schaefer, Managing Editor

December 2, 2013


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PSP is known throughout the school as a prominent organization that contributes greatly to the school and community. In the past month they have organized and participated in many projects which benefitted the community. Annually, PSP organizes the Knight in a Box sleep-out where PSP members sleep...

Breast Cancer Week

Breast Cancer Week

Connor Sinclair, Staff Editor

July 20, 2012


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The sport teams, councils, and clubs at Grayslake North contributed to breast cancer month by participating in the annual walk at Independence Grove and organizing the pink out game to spread breast cancer awareness among the student body. This year was the fifth anniversary of Grayslake North’s...

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