Students donate for hurricane relief

Abby Hamelton, Staff Reporter

October 31, 2017


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A massive hurricane struck Puerto Rico on Sept. 16, known as Hurricane Maria, leaving the majority of citizens without power and with barely any supplies left to survive. As a result of this tragic event, members of Public Service Practicum, PSP, collected donations from students to contribute to efforts towar...

VOICES organizes bullying prevention month

Emily Huculak, Staff Reporter

October 31, 2017


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Bullying Prevention Month is organized by VOICES in order to unite students and bring them together in order to help those who need it. There are many ways to support students here at Grayslake North. “One of the best ways to prevent bullying is supporting a culture of kindness, where students and staff su...

Staff institutes random acts of kindness

Grace Marino, Executive Editor

October 31, 2017


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Teachers were challenged to come up with ways to show random acts of kindness to students. Teachers were put into team building groups on opening day that they continued to do these random acts of kindness with. Lori DeFiore, Jeff Schagrin, Tina Woolard, Molly Tomlinson, James Roscoe and Megan Licht...

Spanish students enjoy American life

Courtney Mettler, Staff Reporter

October 31, 2017


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For the eighth year in a row, Grayslake North hosted students from Spain to enjoy the culture of America. This year, only three students from Share America visited North. Grayslake Central, who also participates, had none. Share America is an organization that allows students from France and Spain...

Makerspace begins

Makerspace begins

Claire Armstrong, Staff Reporter

October 31, 2017


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There’s a new place where students can create on Monday through makerspace in the library. At makerspace, students can create different projects during lunch hours. It made its debut last year, but has since grown. “Makerspace is any place where students are given the opportunity to be creative ...

Debate Team excels at tournaments

Grace Marino, Executive Editor

October 31, 2017


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Debate participated in two tournaments in late October. One was held at Grayslake North on Friday, Oct. 20, and another was Oct. 21, at Jacobs High School. Debate participated in two tournaments in late October. One was held at Grayslake North on Friday, Oct. 20, and another was Oct. 21, at Jacobs...

SAGA discusses culture with Grayslake Central counterpart SAGE

Annie Mattea, News Editor

October 31, 2017


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Yesterday, SAGA met with their Grayslake Central counterpart SAGE (Sexuality and Gender Equality) for the first time to discuss culture between both schools, possible collaborative projects, and ideas for fundraisers. “I think the meeting went really well. I liked being able to meet different people ...

Students attend the Milwaukee Bucks game

Students attend the Milwaukee Bucks game

Isa Kregel, Staff Reporter

October 26, 2017


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The sports entertainment marketing class and FBLA went to the Milwaukee Bucks game against the Charlotte Hornets at the Bradley Center in Milwaukee on Monday, Oct. 23. Tony Bussone teaches Sports Entertainment Marketing and runs FBLA. “The class prepares students who will study business or ma...

Junior English students watch The Crucible

Evan Garrett, Sports Editor

October 19, 2017


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Junior regular and honors English classes traveled to Chicago on Wednesday, Oct. 18, to watch The Crucible at the Steppenwolf Theatre. This is a play based on Arthur Miller’s original play regarding the fictionalized story of the Salem witch trials taken place within the Massachusetts Bay Colony...

Students in Spanish classes take trip to theatre

Abby Hamelton, Staff Reporter

October 18, 2017


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Students and teachers of Spanish IV and Cultures and Communications went on a field trip up to Milwaukee to watch cultural dances on Oct. 12. It took about an hour to drive up on the bus to the theater right in the center of Milwaukee. The dancers that performed showed off their moves through different st...

Yearbook, newspaper students excel at conference

Ellen Stojak, Managing Editor

October 14, 2017


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Journalism and Yearbook students had the opportunity to attend the Kettle Moraine Press Association, or KEMPA, fall conference at the University of Wisconsin Whitewater on October 13 in order to attend sessions on aspects newspaper and yearbook production. In the yearbook category The Knight’s Tale...

New pass system decreases interruptions

Ethan Wheeler, Staff Reporter

October 1, 2017


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Implemented at the start of the new 2017 school year, students no longer need to wait for their own early out passes to  to be delivered in order to leave the school due to the new system which allows students to retrieve passes for themselves, rather than wait for a pass runner to bring them. “Th...

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