Students host Thanksgiving Feast

Students host Thanksgiving Feast

Miranda Rogina, Staff Reporter

December 6, 2017


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The Knightsgiving was a big hit this year, full of laughs, full of fun, full of memories. On November 20, 80 people from North attended a big feast in celebration of Thanksgiving. This event was named Knightsgiving. “Some of our kids don’t have big Thanksgiving dinners like that. We wanted to g...

Students prepare for final exams

Abby Hamelton, Staff Reporter

December 5, 2017


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As the end of the year is approaching, so are finals and the new semester. Seniors help take away some nerves by giving some helpful advice as to how to prepare for finals and be less stressed. Finals can be stressful for students, but there are many ways to prepare. “Finals are quite important because they...

Psychology Club arranges No Stress Fest

Psychology Club arranges No Stress Fest

Grace Marino, Executive Editor

December 5, 2017


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In order to plan No Stress Fest, Psychology Club works vigorously for about five or six weeks in order to plan the week full of activities and de-stressing for students. No Stress Fest was created three years ago. On the first day there was therapy dogs followed by art day on Tuesday. Wednesday there...

Social studies book club begins meeting

Anne Mattea, News Editor

December 5, 2017


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The social studies department has started a book club to discuss social justice and historical issues through reading novels. “[The club] started as a part of the Suburban Mosaic Book of the Year Project, which is something I saw over the summer. They seek to confront issues of racial and social justice...

Academic Team starts competition season

Katie Santa, Staff Reporter

December 5, 2017


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Academic Team has started their competition season and are currently undefeated. Academic Team answers trivia questions with a buzzer system. Anyone can join the team, but they prefer students who are academically inclined. Academic Team looks good on college applications. The varsity team is undefeated. “We...

Students, staff transition to Gmail

Ellen Stojak, Managing Editor

December 5, 2017


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Grayslake North has already implemented a switch from Outlook to Gmail in a pilot team of teachers and plans on switching the student body and staff over at the end of the semester on Dec 18. According to director of technology Michael Marassa, notifications will be easier with student Chromebooks,...

Knights in Shining Armor

Knights in Shining Armor

Claire Armstrong, staff reporter

December 5, 2017


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Seniors Erin McBriarty and Alexis Pascascio won awards for the work they have done for communities in need. McBriarty is the winner of the Philanthropic Youth of Today award, and Pascascio was nominated for the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) Award. McBriarty was awarded the...

Ping Pong Club attracts new members

Malcolm Watson, Staff Reporter

December 5, 2017


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The Ping Pong Club was started as a way for students and teachers alike to come together and have fun. “[Jesse] Wolter started [Ping Pong Club]. It’s a great thing to do. I wanted to have a set time for people to have fun,” said ping pong coach Rob Caliendo. Many students go to play ping pong each we...

Snowball sharpens leadership skills

Snowball sharpens leadership skills

Nadia Hernandez, Staff Reporter

December 5, 2017


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Students and staff went to Camp Duncan as a part of Snowball to learn about self potential and team-building skills. Upperclassmen, or young adult counselors, (YACs) had the chance to work with staff to lead groups throughout the day. “In our group, Abby Holm and I were the YACs, leading everyone in discus...

Seniors compete in Mr. GNHS

Lena Huynh, Staff Reporter

December 5, 2017


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National Honor Society hosted Mr. GNHS as seniors Ryan McCue, Nick Ang, Marshal Diep, Kyle Peterson, and Tristan Linderholm participated and raised money for charities of their choice on Nov. 3. Ryan McCue was crowned first place in the competition; Kyle Peterson placed second; Marshal Diep was third; Nick Ang...

Latinos Stands Up celebrate Latino culture

Latinos Stands Up celebrate Latino culture

Jennifer Lopez, Features Editor

December 5, 2017


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Latinos Stand Up’s (LSU) most recent event was on Nov. 15 to discuss and prepare for their Cinco de Mayo Academic Bowl. They did a lot of dancing and ate good food. “We attended a Pachanga at York High School on November 15. This involves leadership activities combined with a dinner and dance...

Seniors graduate high school early

Daniel Lomeli, Staff Reporter

December 5, 2017


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Did you know that seniors have the option to graduate early? According to Linda Vecchie, it’s been an option since 1995 for most high schools. Many seniors didn’t know this was an option, despite its availability at Grayslake North. “If graduating makes the student happy and it’s what they want, the...

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