Cayla Pierce

Cayla Pierce, Staff Reporter

  1. What grade are you in and how many years have you been in Rampage? Senior; first year in journalism
  2. If you could have lunch with one person from the past or present, who would it be? My grandmother
  3. If you were stuck on an island and could only bring 3 things with you, what would you bring? My dog Oreo, my lore book, and my cat Shadow
  4. What are your goals for this year? Become a better writer and enjoy my final year
  5. What's your favorite class at GCHS? 3D modeling
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Roeck alongside Korean soldiers during Freedom Shield 23

Freedom Shield ‘23: Roeck’s Trip to South Korea

Cayla Pierce, Staff Reporter May 9, 2023
The American military supports countries and sends various branches out for different purposes. One of the branches frequently sent is the army reserve. The reserve participates part-time, allowing them to continue civilian activities whilst still serving. Grayslake Central’s very own Glen Roeck is in the army reserve. One of the events Roeck participates in with other fellow reserve members is Freedom Shield.
Science Olympiad Goes to State

Science Olympiad Goes to State

Cayla Pierce, Staff Reporter May 9, 2023
Regionals have come and gone for Grayslake Central’s Science Olympiad team who have successfully won 2nd place by winning tie-breakers against Lake Forest Academy. Their victory led the team to state on April 22, 2023, at the University of Illinois in Urbana, Illinois. According to Hayden Beattie, one of Science Olympiad sponsors, in reference to regionals said, “I think it’s one of the better finishes we’ve had lately.”
The Science Olympiad team

Science Olympiad Scholars Prep For Regionals

Cayla Pierce, Staff Reporter April 21, 2023
Science Olympiad Regionals are quickly approaching for Grayslake Central’s Science Olympiad team. Grayslake Central will be competing against other high schools at the College of Lake County on March 4, 2023. Science Olympiad sponsors Hayden Beattie and Aiden Williams as well as two of the three team captains, Cabot Postel and Aspen Braun, have expressed confidence in doing well on the day of regionals.
A red envelope given to children during the course of Chinese New Year

Lighting the Lanterns for Chinese New Year

Cayla Pierce, Staff Reporter February 7, 2023
A time of festivities in Chinese culture has begun with the traditional Chinese New Year, following the coming of Valentine's Day and White Day. Chinese New Year began on January 21, 2023, which follows the solar Chinese calendar.
Connor Shapiro practicing his trumpet in preparation for the performance.

The Bells Will Be Ringing the Bands Arrival

Cayla Pierce, Staff Reporter December 12, 2022
Grayslake Central’s band program are busy practicing and preparing for its winter performance on Dec. 15, 2022. As the time of the event approaches, percussion player; Mathias Zipfel, trombone player; Alexandra Marquez, and french horn player; Rebecca Sulko prepare thoroughly for their performance.
The Chicago the Musical infographic

Two Sides of the Same Musical

Cayla Pierce, Staff Reporter November 10, 2022
Chicago the musical is coming to Grayslake Central theater on Nov. 18, 2022. Chicago is a traditionally risqué musical set during the ‘roaring 20s’, with protagonists Velma and Roxie, in Cook County Jail as they try to cheat their way out of prison after killing their husbands. Ava Bruce, who plays Velma, Justin Spoor, who plays Amos, and Linnea Strack are busy preparing for their Chicago roles.
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