Colors Aloft Flew to New Heights

November 1, 2016

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 People of all ages gathered at Central Park on Aug. 27 for the fourth annual Colors Aloft Balloon Festival.     The afternoon kicked off at 4 p.m. with a Civil War era baseball game. Players dressed in simple white sh... Read more »

New Parking Lot Improves Safety for Student Drivers

Austin Connelly, News Editor

September 29, 2016

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Over the summer, the school completely renovated the school’s parking lot. As the project was very large and time consuming, it lasted the duration of the summer from schools close in May and final striping and numbering en... Read more »

SADD/Snowball walks for pediatric cancer

Erika Miessner, News Editor

October 8, 2015

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The SADD/Snowball club participated in a walk for pediatric cancer on Sunday, Sept. 20 at the Schaumburg Boomers baseball stadium. According to SADD/Snowball sponsor and Special Education teacher Shari Snavely, the members of... Read more »

Small tornado wreaks sizeable damage

Andrew Rosenthal, Spread Editor

October 7, 2015

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Even though the tornado that passed through Grayslake Aug. 2 was declared a relatively low-ranking EF-1, the damages to GCHS property were extensive. It was the first tornado on record to ever touch down in the history of Grayslake,... Read more »

Literacy Team makes students more cognizant of vocab

Marissa Payne, Feature Editor

October 7, 2015

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When students sit down to write an essay in their English classes, they often brainstorm synonyms for words in their paper in hopes that fancy vocabulary will boost their grades. To help students gain the vocabulary necessary... Read more »

Jewel goes green with “Bring Your Own Bag Month”

Kayla Liberman, Staff Reporter

October 7, 2015

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In response to September being declared as “Bring Your Own Bag Month” in Grayslake, Jewel Osco has organized an event to encourage customers to use reusable bags. GCHS junior Abby Goldberg’s actions led to this event by... Read more »

Marching band competes in music tournament

Ksenia Gorinshteyn, Entertainment Editor

October 7, 2015

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The Marching Rams kicked off the competition season at Grayslake North High School on Sept. 13, earning second place in the 4A class. Since this event was the first competition of the season, the Marching Rams, along with many... Read more »

From Countdown to helping all around

Ksenia, Staff Reporter

May 18, 2015

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After the earthquake in Nepal on April 25, the senior class decided to combine what was “Party Day” on the senior countdown with “Philanthropy Day,” due to English teacher Jeff Barry’s suggestion. The senior countdown... Read more »

Planning and prepping a spring assembly

Danielle Voss, News Editor

May 18, 2015

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The GCHS spring pep assembly entertained faculty and students and recognized many teams and clubs. In order to pull off this event, PSP and SAALT along with many others, put a lot of hard work and planning into the assembly. Before... Read more »

Prairie Crossing Charter School may lose charter

Erika Miessner, Staff Reporter

May 18, 2015

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Prairie Crossing Charter School is a charter school that teaches students in kindergarten through eighth grade, many of whom go on to GCHS once they graduate. Woodland Middle School is a larger public school that also sends a... Read more »

PSP shares experience with freshmen

Caroline Newman, Staff Reporter

May 18, 2015

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The Last Lectures: for seniors in PSP, they are a final goodbye with a message, while for freshmen, they are stories that have an important impact on them. This is the second year PSP has done Last Lectures. Last year, GCHS... Read more »

GCHS tennis court gets new benches

Kelsey Ford, Staff Reporter

May 18, 2015

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Senior Ricky Tobey recently built benches for the far side of the tennis courts in order to complete his final project before becoming an Eagle Scout. In summer 2014, Tobey proposed the idea of building the benches. They were... Read more »

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