Results from Dekalb IHSA Sectional & advancing to State
Julian Butts – 1st in Advertising
Ben Behlke – 3rd in Broadcast News
Luc Pham – 2nd in Editorial Writing
Lisi Ludwig – 2nd in Informational Graphics
Adam Swisher – 3rd in Newspaper Design
Megan Frank – 1st in Sports Writing
Emma Eaton – 2nd in Yearbook Copy Writing
Julia Lieb – 2nd in Yearbook Layout Double-Page
Congratulations to GHS Scholastic Bowl senior Luc Pham. Luc was selected to the Honorable Mention list for the All-State Scholastic Bowl Team!
Congratulations to the GHS Worldwide Youth in Science & Engineering (WYSE) Team on qualifying for the Sectional tournament last week. Two members took 3rd place at the Sectionals:
Adam Swisher – 3rd place in Biology
Julian Butts – 3rd place in Engineering Graphics
The top two individuals advance on to the state competition along with any individuals scoring high enough in their respective category. Advancing on to the state contest in the English competition will be Lillie Anderson & Samantha DuHack. They will compete on April 18th at the University of Illinois in Champaign. Good luck girls!
Congratulations to the GHS Boys’ Basketball team on their victory in the first round of the IHSA Basketball Regionals in Stockton last night.
The boys will now play East Dubuque on Wednesday (2/22) at 7:00pm in Stockton. Doors will open at 6:00pm.
It’s a GREAT day to be a PIRATE!
Congratulations to the Girls’ Basketball team for winning their 2nd straight IHSA Sectional Championship!
Congratulations to the GHS Girls’ Basketball team on a VERY successful season! The girls season unfortunately ended last night in the IHSA Super Sectional. On behalf of everyone in Pirate Nation, thank you for all of your hard work this season!
On Thursday, Feb. 2nd 7 juniors and 7 seniors participated in the WYSE Regional at Highland Community College. We had several students place, which advances the individual to Sectionals.
Elisabeth Ludwig – 3rd in Biology
Adam Swisher – 1st in Biology
Stephanie Hyde – 2nd in Math & 3rd in Physics
Emma Eaton – 2nd in English
Julian Butts – 2nd in Engineering Graphics
With the team placing 3rd overall. This advances the entire team to Sectionals on March 2nd, at NIU.
This is either the GHS spin-off of “Where’s Waldo?” or the AC/DC Angus Young look-alike contest . . . either way—too funny!
Congratulations to Kris Knautz for being named Rotary Sophomore-of-the-Quarter. Kris is pictured with his parents, Leslee and Kevin.