Homecoming Festival kicks off week of Homecoming activities

Homecoming Festival kicks off week of Homecoming activities

Courtney Mettler, Sports Editor

September 25, 2018


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North’s Student Council held their first Homecoming festival,  to kick off a week of festivities. The event was held on Sunday, September 16 from 11 to 4. It was complete with a dunk tank, bouncy obstacles, food trucks, live music and much more to entertain the community who came out in support...

Common goals unite football team

Common goals unite football team

Gracie Schultz, Production Editor

September 24, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

This year, the varsity football team has many goals as a team and many tough opponents to play against. “[A goal is] team 3.0 GPA and to make the playoffs,” said head varsity coach Sam Baker. Along with team goals, there are also personal goals within each individual of the team. “As an individual,...

Green Room prepares comedy Moon Over Buffalo

Green Room prepares comedy Moon Over Buffalo

Shalynn Billings, Staff Reporter

September 23, 2018


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Green Room is preparing for the upcoming fall show “Moon Over Buffalo” on October 25 and 28. Actors are rehearsing and becoming their characters, while all the crews are working to make sure everything is perfect for the performance. “What I do to prepare for my role is go through my script...

Soccer focuses on relationships this season

Soccer focuses on relationships this season

September 23, 2018


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Boys soccer starts off the season with five wins under their. “In a given season there are usually between seventeen and twenty-four games,” junior Logan Holevas said. The team has bonded together on and off the field and has built a family-like culture. “We bond a lot in general just every...

Students, faculty gather for Welcome Back assembly

Students, faculty gather for Welcome Back assembly

Nadia Hernandez, Features Editor

August 26, 2018


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Students and faculty came together on Friday for a Welcome Back assembly. The event highlighted new faculty, games, and activity sponsors. “I wanted to set a positive and fun tone to the school year by providing music and a game for their entertainment,” activities director Molly Tomlinson sai...

The Knights start season with Black and Gold Scrimmage

The Knights start season with Black and Gold Scrimmage

Ian Doyle, Entertainment editor

August 21, 2018


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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...

Freshmen attend orientation, day of service

Freshmen attend orientation, day of service

Gracie Schultz, Production Editor

August 20, 2018


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Freshmen Orientation was a day of meeting new people and getting to see others after the summer. “Freshmen orientation really helped me see what North is like, and it also helped me to see what my peers are like too since I’m coming into school with new people,” said freshman Tanvi Shahi. T...

Leaders attend Northern Lake County Conference

Leaders attend Northern Lake County Conference

Ellen Stojak, Executive Editor

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...

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