Write Night delights

Andrew Rosenthal, Sports Editor

May 13, 2014

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The first ever ‘Write Night’ happened on April 3 and showcased many forms of creativity from both professionals and students. Write Night combined students who performed at GCHS’s “Writers Week” as well as GNHS’s first... Read more »

Workshops allow personal interaction with the pros

Daniel Skinner, Entertainment/Opinion Editor

May 13, 2014

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Students sit in a room, anxiously waiting for someone to walk through the classroom door and talk with them. They take out their notebooks and their pencils in preparation of taking notes. They make light conversation until, a... Read more »

Performers wow audiences, students show off their skills

Max Goldberd, Feature/Entertainment Editor

May 13, 2014

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For the second time in history, GCHS hosted Writers Week from April 1 - 4. This year’s week was full of a variety of acts, from bands, to authors, to even a juggler. Mainstream writers were not the only ones to perform. Before... Read more »

The stress of buying “THE Dress”

Nicole Swierczeck, Spread Editor

May 13, 2014

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The Facebook dress group, making hair and nail appointments, and rapid spending of money begins once again as Prom season inches closer day by day. Girls are spending their weekends in changing rooms as they look to find and say... Read more »

Brave Way teaches students self-defense

Danielle Voss, Staff Reporter

March 21, 2014

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The GCHS Life Fitness staff hosted a self-defense class called Brave Way during fitness hours, because they felt it was important for students to know how to defend themselves if they’re in a dangerous situation. Any student... Read more »

Plans for the unthinkable: GCHS edition

Andrew Rosenthal, Sports Editor

February 20, 2014

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In a flash, the school is under attack by aliens. Despite the unlikeliness of this ever happening, who will be the one to take control, and what will the school do to ensure that all students and community is safe? Such are... Read more »

BOOM! to spend a night at Gatsby’s

Daniel Skinner, Entertainment/Opinion Editor

February 18, 2014

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According to the Daily Herald in a 2005 article, GCHS’ TWIRP first began in 1961 with The Girls Club running it. Since then, it hasn’t grown much in terms of attendance but it has remained an important aspect of GCHS’ history... Read more »

Teachers build relationships with unmotivated students

Abby Goldberg, Staff Reporter

February 18, 2014

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There are a lot of different types of students at Grayslake Central; some are unmotivated to do their work and the teachers struggle to motivate them. “I have had a lot of students with behavioral issues,” said Special Educatio... Read more »

Electronic cigarrettes not restricted, still dangerous

Nicole Swierczek, Feature Editor

February 18, 2014

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When new trends come out, society has to adjust to them. However, these adjustments may take long to investigate on whether or not they are deemed safe. One of these new trends is electronic cigarettes. Electronic cigarettes... Read more »

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