Students in broadcasting class sit six feet apart to work on their broadcasts while their classmates work with them on Zoom.

Rules, regulations allow students, staff to return to school safely

Danielle Broege, Sports Editor February 11, 2021

This year school is going to look very different. Not only in the aspect of school rules, but just the average day to day experience in the halls of Grayslake North. During this semester, Grayslake North...

English teacher Ashley Kopecky works with the students on Zoom while also working with the students in the computer lab during her Yearbook Writing and Analysis class.

Teachers adapt to hybrid learning

Jaina Castiglia, Staff Reporter February 11, 2021

Students walk into first period on a Tuesday morning. They are greeted by their teacher as the bell rings, informing the students that class is now starting. The teacher starts the Zoom and greets each...

Students in Mrs. Remshak's science class listen to her instructions for the day.

Students attend school in hybrid schedule

Oscar Calhoun, Staff Reporter February 11, 2021

Students have been learning online for around a year by now, and are glad to have an option to move into hybrid learning. The hybrid plan allows students to come back into the building. Many teachers...

Even when the snow falls, the trails are open and are more fun than ever.

Biking clubs ramp up winter riding

Camden Ellingsen, Staff Reporter February 11, 2021

As snow begins to fall, mountain bike clubs in the area begin to groom the trails for winter riding. Many think that biking is strictly a summer weather activity, but are quite wrong. There are some people...

Grayslake students pack in for a basketball game; however, it will not be this way this year.

To play or not to play: a battle for high school sports

Many students eagerly awaited the IHSA's decision to allow play to begin
Dane Massey, Sports Editor February 10, 2021

The past few months for Illinois sports have been crazy. As the IHSA and the state continued to delay sports from starting, the people of the state of Illinois became very frustrated. With the state’s...

Grayslake north stadium remains empty waiting for the day when sports can return to its field

IHSA delays winter sports until possibly January 2021

Placing winter sports on hold creates more uncertainty around other high school sports in 2021.
Dane Massey, Sports Editor December 17, 2020

The Illinois High School Association (IHSA) laid down a decision of what to do with winter sports because of the rising number of COVID-19 cases in the state. With cases in Illinois staggering up to the...

Students in Project Lead the Way Principles of Engineering class work in the classroom with Greg Geiger on some of their assignments. Some of the students from the CTE classes came to school first semester to work socially distanced with the teachers.

Hybrid learning plan depends on COVID numbers in January

Michelle Szul, In-Depth Features Editor December 16, 2020

COVID-19 cases have risen exponentially as the holiday season hits, and the return to school at Grayslake North is questionable again. January 19 is the scheduled date for going back to school with a hybrid...

Sophomore Gus Calhoun drops clothes off at North for the FBLA clothing drive.

Classes, clubs look for new volunteer opportunities

Oscar Calhoun, Staff Reporter December 15, 2020

There has been a significant shift in volunteering for those who have classes and people who are wanting to make a change for the best in their communities. Many students and people in the surrounding...

In the fall, students were able to use the weight room under COVID guidelines. Right now, the weight room is closed.

Weight room reopening pushed back due to COVID-19

Danielle Broege, Editor December 15, 2020

The weight room has been different this year compared to any other year. Because of COVID-19, restrictions have been implemented around what can and cannot be done, and it is currently closed to students....

Mrs. Smith's third hour Junior English class meets on Zoom to discuss their next assignment.

Staff, students wrap up first semester

Kenia Estrada, Staff Reporter December 15, 2020

As winter break approaches, students are getting in all of their late assignments to get their grades up before the end of the semester. With the influx of assignments, teachers are struggling to grade...

Diaz shines bright as cross country finishes Sectional on a high note

Diaz shines bright as cross country finishes Sectional on a high note

Knights finish strong at Sectional meet as junior Armani Diaz takes third place
Dane Massey, Sports Editor November 18, 2020

The cross country team finished off their season at Sectionals, as four Grayslake North racers, Olivia Sanborn, Armani Diaz, Nicole Brown, and Sergio Janneau, took the stage on a very windy race day. The...

Student Council hosted a food truck festival to raise money for charity.

Food truck festival raises money for charity

Michelle Szul, Features Editor November 16, 2020

Student Council hosted a socially distanced food truck festival at the Grayslake North parking lot on November 7. The event included five local food trucks, Mama Mia Pizza, My Funnel Truck, I Love Tamales,...

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