GCHS should not focus on rankings

Marissa Payne, Coppyeditor

February 11, 2015

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When students think of GCHS, they think of Guido the Ram, coffee from Dunkin’ Donuts on late starts, and superfanning for sports teams on game nights. The last thing that comes to mind is Central’s place as the 27th best public... Read more »

Students struggle to find motivation

Maeve Rubin, Staff Reporter

February 11, 2015

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Some students at GCHS say that they don’t care about school or they don’t care about what grades they get. Are these students unmotivated because they don’t understand the material or because they don’t find certain classes... Read more »

Girls get Valentines Day reality check

Colleen Ketterer, Staff Reporter

February 11, 2015

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The media portrays girls as hopeless romantics when it comes to certain holiday romantic gestures such as a Valentine’s Day date. In actuality, many girls are not very concerned about big, fancy dates when it comes to Valentine’s... Read more »

Valentine’s Day history: where did it come from?

Abby Goldberg, News Editor

February 11, 2015

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Roses, chocolates and cheesy greeting cards are what typically come to mind during the month of February. During Valentine’s Day, people all over the world show their friends and family how much they love them. “I think... Read more »

GCHS unaware of multiple sexualities, genders

Erika Miessner, Staff Reporter

February 11, 2015

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Almost everyone at GCHS knows what it means if someone is gay, lesbian or transgender/transsexual. But a rarer find is a person who knows the definitions of cisgender, pansexual, asexual, aromantic, demisexual, agender, non-binary... Read more »

College application process overwhelming

Anna Jensen, Opinion Editor

January 4, 2015

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Before senioritis hits the majority of the student body, there are the frantic and stressful couple of days, weeks and months that are dedicated to applying to college. For a majority of the seniors, the process is... Read more »

Grayslake to renovate local parks

Andrew Rosenthal, Sports Editor

January 4, 2015

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Following the recent flooding of Jones Island, the Grayslake Park District is renovating the park to replace damaged areas and also is improving the park for future use. Renovations of Jones Island include replacing... Read more »

DJs change, school saves thousands of dollars

Taylor O'Neill, News Editor

January 4, 2015

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GCHS was introduced to BOOM Entertainment two years ago at high school dances, but this year, Ideal Entertainment ran the show. According to Kevin Farrell, Student Council saved $5,195 by hiring Ideal Entertainment. The saved... Read more »

GCHS overindulges in fundraising

Taylor O'Neill, News Editor

January 4, 2015

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Walking down the hallway, one often sees people wandering around with boxes of candy and yelling “Candy! Get your candy here!” These students are fundraising to go on a “study abroad” trip to Australia, raising money for... Read more »

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