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“Dunkirk” Keeps Audience on Edge

By: Alex Malawski, Reporter

July 24, 2017

One of my all-time favorite directors, Christopher Nolan, dawns the screen with an emotional, riveting, and captivating essence with this "World War II" drama-thriller. Unlike other war epics, Dunkirk has unrelenting heart and succeeds as a detailed and emotional film. However, there is something a litt...

Binge-worthy Netflix Shows

Binge-worthy Netflix Shows

By: Dylan Mondi, Editor

July 17, 2017

13 Reasons Why After Liberty High School student Hannah Baker commits suicide, 13 tapes are released that explain the reasons she committed suicide and the people that ultimately led her to it. The shows ranges in topics from petty high school drama to much more serious issues like rape and suic...

The Perfect Summer Soundtrack

The Perfect Summer Soundtrack

By: Bella Vargas, Editor

June 23, 2017

Whether it be going on long roadtrips, working out or just hanging around the house with your friends and family, these songs will provide the perfect soundtrack to your summer. ...

Lorde’s Melodrama Hits Hard Feelings

Lorde's Melodrama Hits Hard Feelings

By: Evangelos Lekkas, Editor

June 17, 2017

In 2013, my favorite album of the year was "Pure Heroine." Now, in 2017, my favorite album from that year is still "Pure Heroine." 2013 was a great year of music which included amazing releases from Vampire Weekend, Daft Punk, Earl Sweatshirt, Arcade Fire and Kanye West. However, the unlikely pop star, Lorde...

App Assists Students with Grades

App Assists Students with Grades

By: Caitlyn Rawers, Editor in Chief of Print

May 18, 2017

     Students who constantly want to predict their grade now have an app to assist them. The Gradebook app uses information that students already have to accurately predict their overall grade in the class.      While this tool is relatively straightforward to use, it is time consuming and re...

Kong: Skull Island has Top-Notch Action

Kong: Skull Island has Top-Notch Action

By: Alex Malawski, Editor

May 15, 2017

Before there was Kong, there was Frankenstein’s monster. The half man, half robot, was one of the biggest nightmares for us as kids. But after many years of cinematic monsters, comes a rebirth of a different kind of on screen atrocity. This depiction of Kong is essentially one of the more memorable on sc...

Must Read Books

The Kaneland High School library, is filled with books. If you are looking for a certain book,the library catalog is available.

By: Priscilla Purnell, Reporter

May 1, 2017

13 Reasons Why By: Jay Asher   13 Reasons Why, is a crime and mystery book based on a small town. 13 teenagers have to listen to a audiotape from a classmate, Hannah, who committed suicide. These tapes were mailed on the day of her death and each listener must send the box of tapes on to...

Annual Fine Arts Festival

Annual Fine Arts Festival

By: McKenna Mosley, Reporter

April 19, 2017

On Sunday, April 9, Kaneland High School hosted the 2017 Kaneland Community Fine Arts Festival from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Students, teachers, artists and volunteers attended the festival to view all the art on Sunday. Multiple artists appeared at the festival and showed off previous art work and even wor...

Beauty and the Beast Gets Rave Reviews

Beauty and the Beast Gets Rave Reviews

By: Alex Malawski, Editor

March 21, 2017

The latest remake to one of Walt Disney’s undeniably charming works, “Beauty and The Beast”, roars and shines with delightful charm. Walt Disney would be just as obsessed with the new film as we all are. Walt Disney had once tried to conjure up the “tale as old as time” in the 1930’s, but...