Students participate in Regional History Fair competition

Students participate in Regional History Fair competition

Annie Mattea, Staff Reporter

March 21, 2017


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Eleven students qualified for the next level at the Regional competition for National History Day on February 25. National History Day, also known as the History Fair, is a contest across the country that allows students to learn about local history on a more independent level. “Students work on their...

Musical Songs for a New World wraps up year for Green Room

Musical Songs for a New World wraps up year for Green Room

Ian Doyle, Entertainment Editor

March 21, 2017


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Green Room wrapped up the year with their musical, Songs for a New World, which was performed March 10-12 and March 16-18. Songs for a New World is a show with no main storyline, the scenes do not relate to other scenes before it. It is made up of smaller stories that are told through song. “Preparing...

Students and staff donate blood

Students and staff donate blood

Ellen Stojak, News Editor

March 8, 2017


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  Students and staff had the opportunity to donate blood during their gym class on March 7 2017. Grayslake North ranked third of Lake County Schools after the fall blood drive and hopes to improve their rankings this semester. People donate blood for many reasons, but one main reason is the...

Wrestlers take 5th, 1st at State

Wrestlers take 5th, 1st at State

Ashley Rayan, Executive Editor

February 22, 2017


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The wrestling season ended with tears of joy as North brought back a State placer and, for the first time in school history, a State Champ. Three wrestlers, junior Angel Flores and seniors Alexander Moran and Joseph Arroyo, advanced to State from Sectionals. The State competition took place at the...

Gaby Silva qualifies for IHSA State Bowling Tournament

Gaby Silva qualifies for IHSA State Bowling Tournament

Megan Juron, Staff Reporter

February 21, 2017


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After an impressive season, junior Gaby Silva qualified to advance to IHSA State for girls bowling. “Since it was my goal to make it to State, I knew I had to put in some hard work each week, including getting personal lessons to strengthen my mechanics, and with time, my hard work and dedication...

Cheerleaders place 8th in State

Cheerleaders place 8th in State

Tyrah Domingo & Erin McBriarty, Features Editor & Managing Editor

February 7, 2017


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The cheerleading team reached the very last point in their season as the Illinois High School Association State competition came around in Bloomington, Illinois. The team strived all year in practices and prior competitions to get to this important competition in their season. “Since the beginning...

Girls bowling continues the road to State

Girls bowling continues the road to State

Anthony Dorsey, Staff Reporter

February 7, 2017


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The girls bowling team placed second at Regionals on Saturday, qualifying them for Sectionals the following week. Head varsity coach, Laura Bertermann, is proud of how her team has progressed throughout the season. “We were hoping to win the head to head season championship as well as the end of...

Boys basketball pursues Regionals

Boys basketball pursues Regionals

Anthony Dorsey, Staff Reporter

February 7, 2017


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With a little over a month left for the boys basketball season, things are looking promising with a 14-6 record overall and record of 6-3 in conference. The team had set simple goals at the beginning of the season, keeping the game simple. “Our goal is to take each game one at a time and one practice...

Green Room goes to Theatrefest to pick up new skills

Green Room goes to Theatrefest to pick up new skills

Ian Doyle, Entertainment Editor

February 7, 2017


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The students of the Green Room Theatre Company had the opportunity to go to the University of Illinois this year for Illinois High School Theatre Festival on January 5 through 7. Theatre Fest is an event that teaches students who are interested in theatre all about theatre. Students from many dif...

Dance Team competes at IHSA Sectional

Dance Team competes at IHSA Sectional

Kaylee Hanebuth, Staff Reporter

January 31, 2017


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On January 21st, the dance team competed and hosted the IHSA Sectional Competition. This is a very important competition for the dance team because it determines if the dance team advances to the IHSA State Competition held in Bloomington, Illinois. “Our team has been working hard since the s...

Cheer team qualifies for State

Cheer team qualifies for State

Tyrah Domingo and Erin McBriarty

January 30, 2017


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The cheer team competed at Sectionals on Saturday, January 28, and placed second, securing their spot at State. “We have worked so many hours this week. Last week on Friday we had our choreographer from San Fran come work with us, and then the other day we had him FaceTime with us. We have been w...

Econ classes participate in Shark Tank project

Econ classes participate in Shark Tank project

Kiley Larsen, News Editor

December 7, 2016


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Mr. Kent’s economic classes engaged in a project, based on the television show “Shark Tank,” to help further their understanding of supply and demand and how their products would sell in front of judges or the “sharks.” “The goal behind it was to look at supply and demand and see what...

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