Coffee House allows students to express creativity

Kaitlyn Bruchert, Staff Reporter

December 5, 2017


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https://soundcloud.com/kaitlin-bruchert/coffeehouse-brioadcast Creative students and their parents will go to the Coffee House where students will perform and show their works at North in the Black Box on Dec 8. “There is something for everyone at Coffee House! Students can perform their poetry,...

Staff organizes Alaska service trip

Blake Barreca, Staff Reporter

December 5, 2017


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Athletic Director Tina Woolard is leading the school community service trip in July to help at homeless shelters, harvest food and prep, and landscape the cultural immersion site in Juneau, Alaska. “I learned about the trip at the State Athletic Directors’ Conference, and there was a booth that had multiple locations for trips and one of them wa...

PSP hosts their annual sleep out

Michelle Jimenez, Features Editor

November 16, 2017


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On November 2nd PSP had their annual sleepout to experience how homeless people deal with their sleeping routine on a daily basis. Students that attended and teacher of PSP, Chris Kubic, expressed what they thought of the sleep out it self. “[I think it went] very well.  It was record-breaking in many...

Sophomore English Honors takes field trip to Chicago Shakespeare

Nadia Hernandez, Staff Reporter

November 10, 2017


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Sophomore English Honors classes headed to the Chicago Shakespeare theater to enjoy The Taming of the Shrew. Students were supposed to leave at around 7:45 am, however, buses ran late. “We waited by the front of the school for about another 45 minutes just waiting for the bus.” said sopho...

WGN features North on morning news show

WGN features North on morning news show

Morgan Buckley, Staff Reporter

November 6, 2017


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WGN came to North on Friday, Nov. 3, to live broadcast an assembly in honor of the football playoffs. The school found out two days before and put it together despite everything being last minute. "The fact that it had to be planned in 48 hours, so I think that makes it maybe not interesting but...

5K run raises money for Holiday Help Program

5K run raises money for Holiday Help Program

Kaitlin Bruchert, Staff Reporter

November 5, 2017


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The second annual 5K run was held on Thursday, November 2, at Grayslake North High School. A few sports teams like the boys lacrosse team and boys cross country with their coaches all ran the 5K run. One of the people who ran the 5K was the biology teacher and the girls long distance coach, Ange...

Band succeeds in state competition

Band succeeds in state competition

Morgan Buckley, Staff Reporter

November 1, 2017


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Band placed second at the Illinois Marching Band Championships on Oct. 21, after practicing during summer, school days, and night practices. The students focused on working consistently. “Our main goal was just to improve upon where we are. We always like to do well at competitions. We’re really...

Knights Way looks to change lessons

Nadia Hernandez, Staff Reporter

October 31, 2017


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Knights Way lessons are taking on new ideas under new leadership of social workers Joe Alger and Jenny Andersen.Knights Way lessons are taking on new ideas under new leadership of social workers Joe Alger and Jenny Andersen. Their first step in designing lessons was the survey that they had students and staff ...

Knights in Shining Armor

Knights in Shining Armor

Ellen Stojak, Managing Editor

October 31, 2017


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This school year, seniors Nicholas Anello, Gabriel Cope, Daniel Johnson, Emily Rienwald and Ryan Sienes received the National Merit Scholarship for their achievements on the Preliminary SAT. Students prepared a number of ways for the test. “I think doing a few practice tests on my own time and also...

Social media influences school dynamics

Erin McBriarty, Executive Editor

October 31, 2017


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The development of social media and its rising popularity has come with both negative and positive effects in and out of schools. “Before, if you were having a face to face interaction, everything was qualitative. You used someone’s gestures or facial expressions, that sort of thing, to see how...

Safety concerns rise due to recent Vegas shooting

Miranda Rogina, Staff Reporter

October 31, 2017


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After the recent Las Vegas shooting, Grayslake North reinforces ideas of safety and security at school. The high school encourages students to be more observant and aware of their surroundings after the shooting in Las Vegas on Oct. 1, 2017. “It doesn’t have to be on your mind all the time, but being ...

Principal’s advisory revises its structure

Ellen Stojak, Managing Editor

October 31, 2017


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Principal’s Advisory has implemented a new system this year in order to hear from a more diverse groups of students. In previous years, Principal’s Advisory required an application process and met during the school day. “We used to have it once a month, and that seemed very disjointed, so we...

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