The Knights Café Opens its Doors at Grayslake North High School for Election Day

The Knights Café Opens its Doors at Grayslake North High School for Election Day

Grayslake area residents who voted on November 8th at Grayslake North High School were treated to a free cup of coffee and friendly conversation by student workers of the Knight’s Café.

The Knights Café is an in-school work program for students with unique abilities from Grayslake North’s special programs. The Knights Cafe sells a variety of delicious beverages to students and staff, while also providing students the opportunity for authentic employment training in a safe and supervised school setting.

Students participating in this work training program learn skills needed to meet future employment requirements, such as how to communicate with supervisors, co-workers and customers. They also receive real-world practice in money management and inventory control skills.  Furthermore, students learn how to problem-solve and use technology in the work setting.

How can you get involved in our Knights Café?

  • Business Partnerships – students benefit from touring local businesses and learning about various employment skills.
  • Business partners can come to GNHS to talk to students about employment skills too!
  • Resources and Donations: we welcome any donations of supplies or money to help purchase drinks, cups, coffee supplies such as aprons, technology, etc.

If you or your business, would like to get involved in Knights Café, please contact Dr. Jim Roscoe, Principal, at  We welcome all community partnerships!

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