Students and faculty watch Solar Eclipse

Students and faculty watch Solar Eclipse

Erin McBriarty, Executive Editor

August 31, 2017


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On Monday August 21, the moon, in some areas of North America, completely covered the sun. Grayslake North participated in this once in a lifetime event with a special schedule, allowing almost 30 minutes to view the astrological event. “It was really cool how the school was so supportive and ...

Students, staff view eclipse on August 21

Brenda Smith, Adviser

August 31, 2017


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The science department created an opportunity for the entire student body and staff to view the eclipse on August 21. They secured eclipse glasses for everyone, and at 1:00 p.m., the students and staff filed out to the football field to view the eclipse....

Psychology Club holds No Stress Fest before finals week

Evan Garrett, Sports Editor

May 22, 2017


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As the school year comes an end, Psychology Club hosts its biannual No Stress Fest throughout the week before finals for students. From May 15 through the 19, the week is filled with fun activities to relieve the stress of finals for everyone in the North community. “I love how we have something to appeal to...

Seniors honored at Awards Night 2017

Leslie Herrera, Staff Reporter

May 17, 2017


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On May 16, the Class of 2017 held its annual Senior Honor Awards Night, recognizing and certifying outstanding students. The night consisted of scholarships, awards and certificates of honor being awarded to students. Senior Abby Tischler was awarded with a Cum Laude. “I have worked very hard o...

Students hold Poppy Drive as part of Passion Project

Kiley Larsen, Staff Reporter

May 16, 2017


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The Veterans of Foreign War organization holds a poppy drive at various locations in the local area to ask for donations to support veterans in need. Seniors Max Sloan and Mitchell Moczisko are current members of the Public Service Practicum class, and they worked with the VFW to get volunteers from...

PSP holds end of year banquet

Ashley Garver, Staff Reporter

May 16, 2017


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On May 15, the current PSP class held their annual banquet in the cafeteria to welcome next year’s class and prepare them for their time in PSP. They had speeches from current members, watched a video highlighting some of the events from this year, and held a candle lighting ceremony to send out...

Choir performs spring concert

Shalynn Billings, Reporter

May 16, 2017


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   The choir had their final concert last week on the May 11 at Grayslake Central.    All year long, the choir worked long and hard on practicing songs to perform at concerts and bring a good show.    “The students did an exceptional job.  They really showed how much they have improved during ...

The Knight Times earns honors through Illinois Journalism Education Association

May 16, 2017


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In the annual Illinois Journalism Education Association Newspaper Contest, The Knight Times won first place in Best Hybrid Publication and second place for Best Publication. Several staff members won individual awards for their work on the paper this past school year. Best News Story 1st place El...

Students participate in Day Of Silence

Declan Peterson, Staff Reporter

May 15, 2017


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On Friday, April 21, the students of Grayslake North participated in Day of Silence. According to GLSEN's (Gay, Lesbian, and Straight Education Network’s) website, the Day of Silence is a “student-led national event organized in thousands of schools, bringing awareness to the silencing effects...

Marching Knights host Color-A-Thon

Gracie Schultz, Staff Reporter

May 11, 2017


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The 3rd annual Color-A-Thon was hosted by the Marching Knights on April 23, 2017 with a variety of colors and a day full of laughter. “The Marching Knights COLOR-A-THON is a 5K run/walk fundraiser that was held on Sunday, April 23rd at 10am. Participants could run, walk, hop, skip, jump, and da...

Students, staff welcome new mascot

Students, staff welcome new mascot

Alyssa Brison, Staff Reporter

May 10, 2017


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Grayslake North introduced the new mascot named Nigel in May, and they have big plans for him. “We’ve been the Grayslake Knights but had nothing to attach that to. The mascot breathes spirit for our school,” said Principal Dr. James Roscoe. The mascot is expected to increase the school’s spirit...

Students advance to History Fair State Competition

Students advance to History Fair State Competition

Brian Szramek, Staff Reporter

May 10, 2017


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Students have advanced to the next round in the statewide History Fair competition where two students, William Bauman and Shayla Hertzke, have advanced to Nationals. Justin Schorn, Miranda Wilson, William Bauman, Nikitha Soney, Rachel Lozano, Grace Marino, Molly Rutkowski, Camryn Arroyo, and Shayla...

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