Tina Woolard wins Athletic Director of the Year

Tina Woolard wins Athletic Director of the Year

Zoe Meredith, Staff Reporter

December 11, 2018

Athletic director Tina Woolard received the award for Athletic Director of the Year through the Illinois Athletic Directors Association. “[I] feel honored to be recognized by [my] peers and by people that I respect,” Woolard said. She does appreciate being acknowledged by fellow athletic directors....

Marching band plays in Veterans Day Parade

Marching band plays in Veterans Day Parade

Isaiah McIntyre, Features Editor

December 11, 2018

The Marching Band had the opportunity to perform at the 99th annual New York City Veterans Day Parade. Band director Candace Edstrand was excited to see her students perform in Times Square during the Veterans Day Parade and also to see her students being able to talk to some veterans that were marching in ...

Dr. Mikkel Storaasli chosen to participate in Lifetouch memory mission

Dr. Mikkel Storaasli chosen to participate in Lifetouch memory mission

Ian Doyle, Managing Editor

December 11, 2018

When disaster strikes, sometimes there isn’t much to do but to rebuild when all is said and done. However, after hurricane Maria hit Puerto Rico, there was so much lost and so many lives taken, and yet very little effort to support and help to rebuild. That is why Lifetouch is having a memory mission...

LSU holds dance for Central and North students

LSU holds dance for Central and North students

Rhiannon Swanson, Opinion's Editor

December 5, 2018

LSU held a dance on Friday in which their own students and students from Central attended. The dance was an event to promote collaboration among students. “I went to the dance because it sounded like a really fun activity to participate in, and a lot of my friends were also going. I was excited...

Adventure Challenge travels to climbing gym

Ellen Stojak, Executive Editor

December 3, 2018

Adventure challenge education tested out their climbing and peer belaying skills on their rock climbing field trip Nov 30. Throughout the beginning of the school year, students learned how to tie the knots used in climbing and secure their classmates while they climb. “While the nature of the ...

Chess Club participates in Antioch tournament

Nadia Hernandez, Features and Online Editor

November 25, 2018

Students from Chess Club went to a tournament held by Antioch on Saturday, Nov. 17. Members were able to compete against other teams from around the area and improve their skills. “There were 5 schools at the tournament. Unfortunately, we came in fifth, so we have a long way to go,” senior Quinn Armstrong sa...

Students donate blood during school blood drive

Jasmine Monda, Staff Reporter

November 8, 2018

The blood drive on October 23 collected one hundred and sixty-five pints of blood from the students and faculty.   They surpassed their goal this year. They wanted to collect 160 pints at the blood drive, according to activities director Molly Tomlinson.   “I’m happy t...

Students from Spain visit North

Rhiannon Swanson, Sports Editor

October 30, 2018

The high school welcomed many students from Spain throughout the Share America program during the month of September. “I wanted to do the foreign exchange student program because it was different than anything I had done before. I really want to travel and discover different cultures without feeling...

Students visit from Austria

Shalynn Billings, Staff Reporter

October 30, 2018

Grayslake North welcomed a group of Austrians from Innsbruck, Austria, that were here to see what it’s like to live and be in America. This year, the Austrians were here to simply see what America is like. German teacher Lisa Palaian set up the visit through her connections to the Austrian International Sch...

German Club organizes annual Oktoberfest

Shalynn Billings, Staff Reporter

October 30, 2018

On October 10, German Club hosted an annual Oktoberfest that was open to everyone who was interested in learning more about the German culture. For this year’s Oktoberfest, German Club decorated the Knights Cafe and made sure there was enough German food for everyone to try. While people in German...

Knight in Shining Armor: Senior travels to Colorado to perform service work

Courtney Mettler, Sports Editor

October 30, 2018

Over summer vacation, senior Danielle Geissberger traveled to Greeley, Colorado, on a nine day mission trip to help those less fortunate. “The goal of the mission trip was to help others that were struggling. We also were able to meet new people who shared the same interests that we did. It was a...

Seniors receive National Merit Scholar award

Ellen Stojak, Executive Editor

October 30, 2018

Seniors Abby Hsiao, Kai Loh, and Nicholas Schneider have made it to the semifinalist stage of the National Merit Scholar program from their scores on the 2017 PSAT. In order to be considered, students in Illinois had to at least score above 221, a number which is found by adding a student’s raw scores and mu...

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