Students should recognize holiday purposes

Stephany De Avila, Staff Reporter

February 11, 2015

Filed under Opinion

When students have days off because of a national holiday, most of them do not think about why they have the day off. Therefore, they are not taken as seriously as the holidays that we are in school for. People do not recognize... Read more »

Students need different outlook on extra credit

Daniel Skinner, Entertainment/ Spread Editor

February 11, 2015

Filed under Opinion

to a difficult class or a poor grade. Similarly, some teachers see it as a way to make sure their students are not worried about grades in their classes. At GCHS, most teachers do not have consistent extra credit policies.... Read more »

Class rank should not be a concern for students

Max Goldberg, Abby Goldberg, Anna Jensen, and Daniel Skinner

February 11, 2015

Filed under Editorial, Opinion

Thousands of seniors across the country start the stressful journey of applying to colleges, which entails applications requiring GPA, grades, attendence and class rank. Then they must sit back and wait to see whether or not they... Read more »

Forced study halls inefficient for students

Katie Wilkinson, Staff Reporter

January 4, 2015

Filed under Opinion

Students in study halls, primarily first period ones, feel as though their assigned study halls should not be mandatory because it should be the students’ choice whether they need the extra time to study. Although... Read more »

Picture Day captures student stress

Danielle Voss, Opinion Editor

January 4, 2015

Filed under Opinion

Picture Day has yet to be a seamless process. Often times students forget and come dressed in sweats, and photographers have a multitude of pictures to take, and not enough time. Although the school has worked to... Read more »

Should social media be allowed on school wifi?

Abby Goldberg, News Editor

January 4, 2015

Filed under Opinion

Many social media outlets are blocked on the school Wi-Fi, such as Facebook, Snapchat and Instagram. One exception to the social media ban is Twitter. Social media should be allowed on the school Wi-Fi for communication... Read more »

Please don’t stop the music

Olivia Miller, Staff Reporter

January 4, 2015

Filed under Opinion

Some students are thoroughly upset that music websites such as Spotify and Pandora are blocked on school Wi-Fi. One of the reasons why music websites are blocked is that District 127’s amount of used or unused data resources... Read more »

Underpass construction, trains in Grayslake, may intersect with daily schedules

Andrew Rosenthal, Sports Editor

October 1, 2014

Filed under Opinion

The crossing on Lake Street across from GCHS carries over 50 trains, freight and passenger, daily across the Canadian National Line and the Metra line that travels to Union Station in Chicago. Not too far from the crossing is... Read more »

Road block angers student drivers

Kyra Dickerson, Staff Reporter

October 1, 2014

Filed under Opinion

Just under a half-mile from the school is a gateway to the subdivision Haryan Farms, a gateway that has been blocked off for years. The intersection at Prairieview and Second Street is near the middle of the subdivision and is... Read more »

Grayslake maintains the safety of residents

Anna Jensen, Opinion Editor

October 1, 2014

Filed under Opinion

Grayslake is a safe town, but the community is striving to improve residents’ common sense safety. “Common sense safety is a person’s decision-making skills,” said Police Liaison Heather Andrews. It’s recognizing... Read more »

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