How well do you know your Thanksgiving trivia?

How well do you know your Thanksgiving trivia?

By: Jessica Tiv, Design and Visual Executive

November 22, 2017


Filed under Features, Lifestyle, Showcase

     

Teachers we love: Jennifer Hoemann

Teachers we love: Jennifer Hoemann

By: Vanessa Pitts, Webmaster

November 17, 2017


Filed under Features, Profiles, Showcase, Teachers We Love, Uncategorized

How long have you taught? This is my nineteenth year. What do you teach? I teach regular biology and enhanced biology. What do you coach? I used to advise global cultures and I coached the color guard team. What is your favorite class to teach: Don’t tell my regular biology st...

The history of The Walk of Champions

The history of The Walk of Champions

By: Casey Schanks, Reporter

November 13, 2017


Filed under Features, School, Showcase, Sports

The golf and tennis teams paraded through the halls recently for The Walk of Champions. But Kaneland didn't always do this, and they didn’t invent it either. When Athletic Director Peter Goff was at Sterling, the football team would parade down the hall onto their bus to an away game as students ...

Meaning of life: Macy Hittmeier

Meaning of life: Macy Hittmeier

By: Abril Salinas, Editor

November 8, 2017


Filed under Features, Meaning of Life, Profiles, Showcase

Q: How are you? A: I’m good! Q: Name? A: Macy Hittmeier Q: Age? A:16 Q: Grade? A: Junior Q: What is the first thing you thought about this morning? A: That it's Halloween Q: If you knew you were going to die on year from today, what would you do? A: I’d probably just accept it. I don't think...

Teachers we love: Jennifer Sayasane

Teachers we love: Jennifer Sayasane

By: Vanessa Pitts, Webmaster

October 27, 2017


Filed under Features, Profiles, Showcase, Teachers We Love

How long have you taught? 23 years What do you teach? AP Language and Composition, English 11 and for the first time this year, English 10. What do you coach? I don’t coach anything but I did yearbook a while ago. What is your favorite class to teach: I like different things a...

See how much you know about Halloween with this quiz

See how much you know about Halloween with this quiz

By: Jessica Tiv, Design and Visual Executive

October 24, 2017


Filed under Features, Lifestyle, Showcase

     

Spooky treats that will give you good eats

Spooky treats that will give you good eats

By: Gabrielle Faletto, Editor

October 24, 2017


Filed under Features, Food, Lifestyle, Showcase

https://youtu.be/b_akqZgd4dU As Halloween approaches in just a week, be sure to check out and try these yummy treats. They are perfect to bring to Halloween festivities and they are sure to be a conversation starter. Monster Mash Oreos Ingredients: Oreos White Chocolate Chips Black Icing Gel Lo...

Teachers we love: Travis Berth

Teachers we love: Travis Berth

By: Vanessa Pitts, Webmaster

October 16, 2017


Filed under Features, Profiles, Showcase, Teachers We Love

How long have you taught? 12 years What do you teach? I currently teach Algebra 1 and Calculus What do you coach? Boys soccer, girls soccer and Mathletes How long have you coached those? Mathletes 12 years and I believe 11 years for both soccers. What is your favorite class to teach? Calc...

Getting to know the new Dean

Getting to know the new Dean

By: Karina Sanchez, PR/Social Media Executives

August 28, 2017


Filed under Featured Stories, Features, Showcase

Q: What are three words used to describe yourself? A: Energetic, enthusiastic and impatient, I live in the now.   Q: What is something you want students to know about you? A: My door is always open and I am always willing to have a conversation and get your thoughts on anything, but I want y...

Lovin’ Lolla

Lovin’ Lolla

By: Ashley Edwards, Reporter

July 28, 2017


Filed under Features, Showcase

Every year since 1991, Lollapalooza has been a place where musicians come together and perform for thousands of people within a weekend.  Last year there was an estimated 400,000 people who attended Lollapalooza.  Lolla is taking place on August 3 through August 6 in Grant Park in Chicago. This yea...

Life saving teens

Life saving teens

By: KT Mattern, Reporter

July 12, 2017


Filed under Features, Showcase

While a lot of teens would rather lay around all summer, a good number of high schoolers dedicate their summertime to working outside with jobs like lifeguarding. Not many people can fully understand the pressure that goes into the job. Being a lifeguard means taking on sole responsibility for kee...

Goodbye Kaneland, hello retirement

Goodbye Kaneland, hello retirement

By: Alex Malawski, Reporter

June 2, 2017


Filed under Features, Showcase

We have all had that one teacher who was our favorite. Whether it be a math teacher, a gym teacher or a counselor, there’s no doubting that we all have a favorite teacher. The sad part about having a favorite teacher is that they will eventually retire. At the end of this school year, three teache...

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