Football starts season with new coach, opportunities

Football starts season with new coach, opportunities

Evan Garrett, Sports Editor

September 27, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Not only has a new promising season approached the Knights, but a new head varsity coach has stepped onto the turf to take the reins from Steve Wood to continue the tradition of perseverance and positivity on and off the field. “Just like any other year, the boys continue to have lots of lifting...

Girls cross country hopes for success

Girls cross country hopes for success

Miranda Rogina, Staff Reporter

September 27, 2017


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The girls cross country team pushes each other to make this fall a winning season while having fun along the way. “I feel like our team is already like a family. They are always there to support each other and help each other when they need it. We always are encouraging toward each other,” said...

Les élèves de français au Québec, Canada

Les élèves de français au Québec, Canada

Kim Escobar and Maddie Wilkinson

September 27, 2017


Filed under Showcase, World Languages

En juin cette année 25 élèves de français sont allés au Canada, dans la province de Québec où français est la languge officielle. Notre aventure a commencé à Niagara Falls, un parc d’attractions exceptionnelles. Notre attraction principale étaient les Chuttes de Niagara (Niagara Falls)....

Knights Cafe opens for the year

Knights Cafe opens for the year

Kaitlin Bruchert, Staff Reporter

September 27, 2017


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The Knights Café opened up on the first of September for their second year of serving coffee to their fellow students. The students opened their doors to a new year of new ideas and possibilities for the café. This year the café will be open for three days a week compared to two days a week last year. Th...

Band prepares for competition season

Band prepares for  competition season

Malcolm Watson, Staff Reporter

September 26, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Showcase

On Sunday, September 10, the band hosted a competition at the seventh Annual Knights Marching Tournament. Other bands from schools around the state competed. On Sunday, September 10, the band hosted a competition at the seventh Annual Knights Marching Tournament. Other bands from schools around the stat...

Soccer kicks off the season with fresh goals

Soccer kicks off the season with fresh goals

Emily Huculak, Staff Reporter

September 24, 2017


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Soccer kicks off the season with new goals and great passion for fall season this year. Head varsity coach Adam DeCaluwe explains the upcoming season and how the boys are always on the move to improve. “My goal is for them is to improve every single day, from practice to practice and day to day,” DeCaluw...

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...

Girls track looks to advance individuals to State competition

Girls track looks to advance individuals to State competition

Ashley Rayan, Executive Editor

May 10, 2017


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Girls track is rounding off a successful season with multiple school record holders, all-conference athletes and hopefully, State qualifiers at Sectionals next week. The track team has been optimistic all season, finally manifesting in success at Conference. “There were so many medals to pass out!...

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...

Science Olympiad places at State

Science Olympiad places at State

May 9, 2017


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On Saturday, April 29, Science Olympiad proceeded to their State competition at the University of Illinois and placed seventeen out of the fifty participating teams. In order to prepare for State, Science Olympiad focused on their strong events while targeting any weak areas. “As a team, we have...

Artists spark student inspiration

Artists spark student inspiration

Ian Doyle, Entertainment Editor

May 9, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Showcase

Spark Week is dedicated to artists of all kinds who come to the school for students to learn from. Spark Week is the start of a lot of art appreciation at the school. It showcases work to inspire students and promotes Muse and Coffee House, two other showcasing events. “Art can be anything that you...

#TheBigGame

#TheBigGame

Michelle Jimenez, Features Editor

March 21, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

  *Bzzz* the scoreboard makes a point and everybody is cheering for the basketball players as part of The Big Game on March 10th. This was the second year that the game was hosted here to promote diversity in the school. “This started three years ago. It started off with something our life...

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