Science Olympiad competes at State

Nefeseh Riahi, Staff Reporter

May 18, 2015

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The Science Olympiad placed 19th out of 48 high school teams and 49 middle school teams in the IHSA State competition on April 18 in Division C. The competition consists of 23 events involving genetics, earth science, chemistry,... Read more »

A night to remember at Best Buddies Prom

Maeve Rubin, Staff Reporter

April 23, 2015

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Best Buddies Prom was  a a night to remember with fun music as well as games for the people who don’t like dancing. The dance was held at Vernon Hills High School on March 7. “This makes it a bigger event for [the buddies],”... Read more »

SADD, Snowball visit Feed My Starving Childr`en

Colleen Ketterer, Staff Reporter

April 23, 2015

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Members of SADD (Students Against Destructive Decisions) and Snowball volunteered in the Feed My Starving Children program on March 12 in Libertyville. Feed My Starving Children is a Christian non-profit organization that packages... Read more »

Week presenters encourage students to pursue writing

Erika Miessner, Staff Reporter

April 23, 2015

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An exciting array of authors, poets, songwriters, comedians and journalists visited GCHS from March 30 to April 2 to share their stories and inspire a number of students to follow in their literary footsteps. As people who have... Read more »

New scholarships want unique individuals

Danielle Voss, News Editor

April 23, 2015

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GCHS is presenting students with new scholarships and awards to recognize unique characteristics within individuals. One of these awards is the Glenn Watt Legacy Award honoring retired social studies teacher Glenn Watt for... Read more »

GCHS impresses audience at Write Night

Andrew Rosenthal, Webpage Editor

April 23, 2015

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On the night of Wed. April 1, despite the goofiness associated with the day, the writing talent on display was no joke.  Write Night amazed parents and students alike for the second year in a row. Students and faculty read and... Read more »

Solo and Ensemble face Division AA

Kyra DIckerson, Staff Reporter

April 23, 2015

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Band and choir students went to the annual Solo and Ensemble competition on Sat. March 7 at Harvard High School and are now 9th in IHSA Division AA. This competition combines the choir and band students’ scores to give the... Read more »

Mr. GCHS pageant continues to entertain

Ksenia Gorinshteyn, Staff Reporter

April 23, 2015

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With boys dressed as sorority sisters, three promposals and a lesson on sliding into DMs, the Mr. GCHS pageant upheld its reputation for filling the theater with laughter. While the pageant happens every year, the roots of... Read more »

Ram Games raises money for charity

Maeve Rubin, Staff Writer

April 23, 2015

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  21 teams comprised of over 190 students competed in the third annual Ram Games on March 21. “This year was different than years past because we had more rotation games,” said PSP sponsor Dustin Chierico. “This... Read more »

BYOT policy paves way for 1:1 pilot at D127

Kelsey Ford, Staff Reporter

March 4, 2015

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At the beginning of the second semester, D127 started piloting Chromebooks in many different classrooms. There are 60 kids at Central and 40 at North participating in the Chromebook piloting. They will have the Chromebooks... Read more »

Key Club holds ‘tea’-rrific fundraiser

Marissa Payne, Coppyeditor

March 4, 2015

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Key Club held a fundraiser to raise money for Project Linus, an organization based in Bloomington, Ill. that provides handmade blankets for sick and needy children in different hospitals throughout the country. In order to... Read more »

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