Knights in Shining Armor- Ms. Church and Ms. DeFiore

Claire Armstrong, Staff Reporter

September 27, 2017


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Ms. Stephanie Church and Ms. Lori DeFiore have been nominated by Principal Dr. Jim Roscoe for the award “Those Who Excel,” which is an Illinois state award for school staff. The application has hundreds of candidates from all across Illinois school districts, and there are seven specific catego...

Knights Cafe opens for the year

Knights Cafe opens for the year

Kaitlin Bruchert, Staff Reporter

September 27, 2017


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The Knights Café opened up on the first of September for their second year of serving coffee to their fellow students. The students opened their doors to a new year of new ideas and possibilities for the café. This year the café will be open for three days a week compared to two days a week last year. Th...

Student travels to Panama over the summer

Student travels to Panama over the summer

Annie Mattea, News Editor

September 26, 2017


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Senior Emma Ziegler helped volunteered in small Panama cities through the AMIGOS organization this summer. Ziegler participated in this program for six weeks from June 20 to August 10, staying in a small community outside Penonome and helping out the citizens living there. “In Panama, we had a p...

Exploring World Cultures class visits Asia

Exploring World Cultures class visits Asia

Abby Hamelton, Staff Reporter

September 26, 2017


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Over the summer, the Exploring World Cultures class embarked on a journey across the world to the Asian countries of Thailand, Cambodia, and Vietnam. Students and teachers from both North and Central went on this trip from June 4 to June 14. Throughout their trip, they discovered many new foods, people,...

North adds new clubs and activities for students

Isa Kregel, Staff Reporter

September 26, 2017


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Students and staff is piloting five new clubs this year to their already fifty different clubs that all students can join. Along with the ongoing list of clubs, Grayslake North is now in the process of offering International World Cultures Club, Social Studies Honor Society, German Club, Knights Fit Club,...

Teachers work with new computers

Katie Santa, Staff Reporter

September 26, 2017


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This year, teachers received new laptops to use in their classrooms for their work with students and teachers through the school. The director of technology, Michael Marassa, explained that the teachers wanted laptops with long battery life, good performance, and a touch screen. This is the school’s t...

Students improve leadership skills

Students improve leadership skills

Courtney Mettler, Staff Reporter

September 26, 2017


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Members from sport teams and clubs represented North at the NLCC Leadership Conference on August 17. Students from every sport and club were chosen by staff to attend the conference which was held at College of Lake County. All schools from the Northern Lake County Conference attended the event, including...

Teachers pilot Social Studies Honors Society

Annie Mattea, News Editor

September 26, 2017


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Social studies teachers started a club to help students understand current events and their experiences around them. Any juniors and seniors with a 3.5 GPA or above can participate in Social Studies Honor Society, created by Tim Sermak and Roxanne Bristow. The club hopes to eventually merge with the...

Flood devastates neighboring areas

Flood devastates neighboring areas

Isaiah McIntyre, Staff Reporter

September 26, 2017


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Many people from the Lake County area were affected by the flood that occurred in mid July of this year. Small cities including Round Lake, Grayslake, Fox Lake, and many more were affected by the amount of water that flooded the streets. The amount of water filling people’s houses, stores and restaurants...

New classes added to curriculum

New classes added to curriculum

Daniel Lomeli, Staff Reporter

September 26, 2017


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There were three classes added to the curriculum for students during the 2017 school year, allowing students to get a broader and more challenging education. The three classes are AMDM (Advanced Mathematical Decision Making), Human Anatomy and AP Spanish Literature. These classes are higher advan...

Students participate in Powder Puff game during Homecoming Week

Students participate in Powder Puff game during Homecoming Week

Ian Doyle, Entertainment Editor

September 21, 2017


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It’s Homecoming week, and that means plenty of activities throughout the week before the traditional Homecoming game and dance happens. Wednesday, the 20th of September, was the Powder Puff game. This all girls game of flag football pits class years against each other. Each class has a Powder Puff un...

Dead Last 5K raises money for The Oasis

Dead Last 5K raises money for The Oasis

Claire Armstrong, Staff Reporter

September 19, 2017


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An unusual 5K run was held on Saturday, September 16, at the College of Lake County. This was the Dead Last 5 K Run/Walk, or as some refer to it as the Zombie Run, and this wasn’t the boring 5K when people just half-heartedly run on a track. Each participant wore a flag football belt that the...

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