The Knights start season with Black and Gold Scrimmage

The Knights start season with Black and Gold Scrimmage

Ian Doyle, Entertainment editor

August 18, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Starting off the 2018-2019 year, the Knights began the football season with the Black and Gold Scrimmage.   As with every school year, the Knights played against themselves to practice for the upcoming season. In between games, the dance teams performed, and all the new and returning cheerl...

Leaders attend Northern Lake County Conference

Leaders attend Northern Lake County Conference

August 17, 2018


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Instead of attending the first day of school, over 60 Grayslake North leaders attended the Northern Lake County Conference leadership assembly at CLC. The leaders represented the sports and organizations to which they belonged and were encouraged to converse with students from other schools in order to ...

Students march for gun control

Students march for gun control

Claire Armstrong, Staff Reporter

May 7, 2018


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Hundreds of Americans took to the streets on March 24 all across the country in order to advocate for more gun control after the infamous Stoneman Douglas shooting and similar shootings. The main march took place in Washington D.C, but over 800 sibling marches took place around the globe. The closest...

Lacrosse ranks first in Conference

Lacrosse ranks first in Conference

Evan Garrett, Sports Editor

May 7, 2018


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Lacrosse puts in many hours to practice and prepare themselves for difficult competition spread throughout the course of the spring season. The boys want to continue the reputation of North’s successful lacrosse program and put up tough fights against aggressive teams. “The most difficult part of...

Students experience Europe over spring break

Students experience Europe over spring break

Jennifer Lopez, Features Editor

May 6, 2018


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Over spring break, the AP European History class took a trip to Europe and visited the beautiful city of Paris. They learned and experienced many different things throughout the whole trip. “The trip was outstanding! We were really impressed with how adventurous the students were in Paris and the...

Science Olympiad succeeds at State

Science Olympiad succeeds at State

Grace Marino, Executive Editor

May 4, 2018


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The Science Olympiad team qualified for the State competition at University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign and made school history by placing in the top five at the State competition. The team has been preparing for State since they secured their spot at Regionals. “We qualified for State at our regional...

Fine arts celebrated at MUSE festival

Fine arts celebrated at MUSE festival

Ian Doyle, Entertainment Editor

May 4, 2018


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The music program, visual arts, and theatre program got together to participate in North’s art festival, MUSE, a celebration of the fine and performing arts, on April 11. “I think it is really important for fine arts to be recognised especially in a school setting and here at North. It is really...

Special Olympics team places fourth at State

Special Olympics team places fourth at State

Morgan Buckley, Staff Reporter

March 20, 2018


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The Special Olympics basketball team finished fourth at State after winning first in the qualifying tournament. “State is the same as any other tournament. There was a winning bracket and a consolation bracket. There were other activities for the athletes as well, food, laser tag, bags, volleyball...

Green Room puts on winter musical, “Into the Woods”

Green Room puts on winter musical, “Into the Woods”

Katie Santa, Staff Reporter

March 20, 2018


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Green Room Theatre Company produced a spring musical called “Into The Woods.” “Into The Woods” is about how a curse on the baker and his wife cause them to loose their children. Three days before the rise of the blue moon, they explore the forest and end up finding the ingrediants that will reverse the...

The Big Game brings school together

The Big Game brings school together

Michelle Jimenez, Features Editor

March 20, 2018


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North hosted the annual Big Game against the Wauconda Bulldogs in the fieldhouse as part of an all school assembly on March 9, 2018. “[What we did to prepare] was we’ve been practicing since October, and the students have participated in games and tournaments along the way. The athletes also got...

Science Olympiad advances to State

Science Olympiad advances to State

Ian Doyle, Entertainment Editor

March 20, 2018


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This year, Science Olympiad placed second at their Regional competition on March 10 and will be moving on to the State competition this year on April 28. Science Olympiad moved on from their invitational at Loyola Academy on February 3, and now they have earned second and will be moving on again...

LSU holds annual soccer tournament

LSU holds annual soccer tournament

Blake Barreca, Staff Reporter

March 20, 2018


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  LSU (Latinos Stand Up) held the annual soccer tournament for the 10th year in a row on Feb. 15. “We first advertised and put out permission slip packets for students and faculty to create teams of four, and they were all due by our meeting on that day,” said co-sponsor Cynthia Karabush. While...

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