Debate Team advances with each tournament

Jasmine Monda, Staff Reporter

February 12, 2019

As the season continues, the Debate Team progresses more and more to grow to improve on their abilities. The Debate Team has had tournaments and meets where they show what they’ve learned and what they are capable of. Due to the importance of building relationships throughout the team, they have been...

New law raises questions about lockdown methods

Ellen Stojak, Executive Editor

February 12, 2019

New laws created in 2018 have begun to take effect in the new year. For schools, this means the addition of a active shooter drill within the first 60 days of school. While Grayslake North has always implemented lockdown drills early in the school year, the new law, and the Stoneham Douglas shooting,...

Winter Guard excels in new season

Winter Guard excels in new season

Claire Armstrong, Features Editor

February 12, 2019

The Winter Guard team practices for three hours every Wednesday and three hours on either Monday or Tuesday in order to make and perfect their routine for competitions and showcases. “In the Color Guard season, it’s all on the football field, but for Winter Guard, it’s on the basketball court....

Student Council organizes Winter Gala for charity

Courtney Mettler, Sports Editor

February 12, 2019

With the Winter Gala soon approaching, Student Council members from both North and Central have been working hard at planning it. The idea for the Winter Gala came from Grayslake Central Student Council. It began as a fundraiser and asked North to join in last year. “Merging with Central to have...

Government shutdown affects community

Government shutdown affects community

Nadia Hernandez, Features Editor

February 12, 2019

Eight hundred thousand workers were furloughed for 35 days when the United States government went on partial shutdown. This affected Americans all over the nation as they were forced to continue working without pay. The 35 day period was recorded to be the longest shutdown in US history. “We were...

Academic Team places fourth in division

Ellen Stojak, Executive Editor

January 29, 2019

Academic team finishes their regional meet with fourth place in the division, the team hopes to increase their standings and beat Central with their last competition in march. “We are currently ranked as the fourth best team out of the seven competing in our division, so we, while not the best ...

Green Room Theatre Company travels to Theatrefest 2019

Nadia Hernandez, Features and Online Editor

January 13, 2019

From January 10th to the 12th, Green Room Theater Company participated in the 2019 Illinois High School Theater Festival held at the University of Illinois. During the trip, students were able to attend workshops regarding different areas in fine arts and watch shows presented from different school...

Students enjoy dodgeball tournament before finals

Isaiah McIntyre, Features Editor

December 21, 2018

Every year, the P.E. department has a dodgeball tournament before the first semester is done, and if a team wins your class tournament, that team can continue on and play after their final is over.   Junior Neil Rayan participated in the dodgeball tournament, and according to him, he had a fun time p...

Choir holds Winter Concert

Zoe Meredith, Staff Reporter

December 13, 2018

The North choirs put on their winter concert on Dec. 11, 2018, in the auditorium at Grayslake Central. The show went on for a little bit over an hour and a half long, and it featured many performances by all sections of the choir. "It was a great experience. I especially enjoyed the acapella perf...

Literary magazine hosts annual Coffee House

Shalynn Billings, Reporter

December 11, 2018

On Friday November 30th literary magazine hosted the annual Coffee House Event where students could showcase their talents in singing, poetry, storytelling, and even artwork. Each year Coffee House gets a lot of publicity before the big night.  posters are put up all around the school everyone's trying to...

Snowball builds community at Camp Duncan

Snowball builds community at Camp Duncan

Claire Armstrong, Features Editor

December 11, 2018

Snowball, the team building and leadership club, traveled to Camp Duncan with students from Grayslake North, Grayslake Central and Round Lake High School. According to sponsor Mary Prange, the club helps to build a community in the districts through teamwork building exercises and communication, which...

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