Parking pass system is flawed

Editorial Board

October 1, 2014

Filed under Editorial, Opinion

The parking lot: the place for tailgating, snowball fights, and -- of course -- drama. This year is no different. From July 22-24, and August 4-8, students who met all requirements were allowed to purchase a parking pass. The... Read more »

It is not alright, alright, alright

Abby Goldberg, News Editor

October 1, 2014

Filed under Opinion

There have been some rash and unfair changes to how the announcements are run this year at Grayslake Central. Principal Dan Landry, along with the administrative leadership team, decided that the announcements needed to be... Read more »

Common skincare practices have detrimental effects

Abby Goldberg, Staff Reporter

May 13, 2014

Filed under Opinion

Waking up in the morning, you see some nasty acne has formed on your forehead. You put on some concealer and foundation and the problem is taken care of, or so you thought. When going through your makeup routine,... Read more »

New late start schedule begins next year

Oscar Fernandez, Staff Reporter

May 13, 2014

Filed under Opinion

Here at GCHS, students deeply cherish the luxury of the late start, which is a day where students get to sleep in an extra hour or two and teachers get together and discuss what they have been doing in class. Now future students... Read more »

Impulse spending serves as potential problem for several students

Erika Miessner, News Editor

May 13, 2014

Filed under Opinion

Shopping on impulse is a common occurrence among GCHS some students, many feeling that they buy without thinking or simply to follow trends. But while this is common, many differing opinions surround it. Students buy lots of... Read more »

GCHS graduation requirements ensure solid education

Alli Smith, Staff Reporter

May 13, 2014

Filed under Opinion

In every high school across America, a specific number of credits are required for graduation in an attempt to give students a well-rounded education. Graduation requirements limit what classes students can take, but these requirements... Read more »

Students have right to speak out on school policies

Editorial Board

May 13, 2014

Filed under Editorial, Opinion

­ What does censorship mean to a high school student? According to the dictionary, the definition of censorship is the practice of officially examining books, movies, etc., and suppressing unacceptable parts. How does this... Read more »

Students choose healthy lifestyles at GCHS

Abby Goldberg, Staff Reporter

May 13, 2014

Filed under Opinion

According to Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, obesity now affects 17% of all children and adolescents in the United States - triple the rate from just one generation ago. Healthykids.gov states over the last 25 years,... Read more »

Blended scheduling best option for GCHS

Editorial Board, Editorial Board

May 13, 2014

Filed under Editorial, Opinion

Although traditional scheduling is the most common form to use in schools, some schools have strayed away from tradition and have started to use block scheduling. However, there are many different factors that must be taken into... Read more »

Seniors have earned right to senior privileges

Alli Smith, Staff reporter

March 21, 2014

Filed under Opinion

In years past at GCHS, seniors did not need pass books to roam the halls, use the LRC, or leave study hall. In some classes, they could opt out of second semester finals if they had an A, and the courtyard was available for them... Read more »

Editorial: School should have right to intervene in student social media

Editorial Board

March 21, 2014

Filed under Editorial, Opinion

Social media bullying has become extremely popular in a society based on technology. According to SAP coordinator Kate Oldenburg, the increased use in social media websites for communication has deprived students of some of the... Read more »

World language classes can only take students so far

Erika Miessner, News Editor

February 18, 2014

Filed under Opinion

As foreign language is a required class for most anybody who wants to go to college, many GCHS students take it to learn about different languages and cultures. However, there is controversy over whether or not the language classes... Read more »

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