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From gymnast to freshman varsity tennis player

From gymnast to freshman varsity tennis player

By: Elizabeth Elliott, Reporter

February 19, 2018


Filed under Features, Profiles, Showcase

Before joining tennis, freshman Piper Schrepferman was a gymnast and the transition from gymnastics to tennis was a big change for her. To start her transition, she decided she would start hitting tennis balls with her sister during her free time. From there, she kept on playing and doing gymnastics...

A birth country over 6,000 miles away

A birth country over 6,000 miles away

By: Ashley Manzo, Reporter

February 16, 2018


Filed under Features, Profiles, Showcase

For the first four months of her life, Grace Purcell lived in South Korea, was raised in foster care and later escorted to the United States by an American teacher from Korea. “It hasn’t been different, not even for a second. In the beginning, you receive a picture of the child-whom you’ve nev...

Sweet trivia about Valentine’s Day

Sweet trivia about Valentine’s Day

By: Jessica Tiv, Design and Visual Executive

February 14, 2018


Filed under Features, Showcase

     

Test your knowledge on the history of New Years

Test your knowledge on the history of New Years

By: Jessica Tiv, Design and Visual Executive

January 1, 2018


Filed under Features, Lifestyle, Showcase

 

Basketball players reveal their lives on and off the court

Basketball players reveal their lives on and off the court

By: Gabrielle Faletto, Editor

December 21, 2017


Filed under Basketball (Boys), Basketball (Girls), Features, Showcase, Sports

On game days, waking up around 7 a.m. and not going to bed until midnight or even 1 a.m. is what senior athletes, Blake Feiza and Jenni Weber, have to undergo during their basketball season. Both of their routines differ when it comes to preparation in the mornings, balancing their time, game day schedules,...

Two jobs, one life

Two jobs, one life

By: Amanda Malawski, Executive Editor

December 18, 2017


Filed under Features, Showcase

The mother hears her crying baby in the crib, knowing that she needs to be fed. The teacher hears her students wait impatiently for their assignments to be graded. Toys and clothes are stacked around the nursery. On the desk, piles of essays and homework assignments cover the desk. T...

Volunteering in the Kaneland community

Volunteering in the Kaneland community

By: Shelby Harper, Editor

December 12, 2017


Filed under Features, Lifestyle, Showcase

As Christmas season is coming, it’s the time of giving. We should all take the time this year in the Kaneland community and give to those who don’t have as much as we have in our homes and everyday life. Feed My Starving Children Feed My Starving Children is an organization where hundreds o...

December 9: Peppermint Oreo Truffles and Eggnog Pie

December 9: Peppermint Oreo Truffles and Eggnog Pie

By: Gianna Provenzano, Reporter

December 9, 2017


Filed under 25 Days Of Christmas, Features, Food, Lifestyle, Showcase

The complete Christmas party includes laughter of family and friends, a couple candid Christmas pictures, a lit up tree and a table of delicious desserts. A classic oreo truffle with a holiday peppermint twist, or a simple eggnog pie? You choose, but both will be the perfect Christmas party treat...

December 7: What science teachers do for Christmas

December 7: What science teachers do for Christmas

By: Elizabeth Elliot, Reporter

December 7, 2017


Filed under 25 Days Of Christmas, Features, Profiles, Showcase

Everyone says that Christmas is the most wonderful time of the year but they have different reasons to why. It might be the Christmas walk in downtown Geneva, ice skating in Millennium Park, walking around in Lincoln-Park Zoo to see the lights, going to the Christkindlmarket or even going to the Morton Arb...

Meaning of life: Kennedy O’Connor

Meaning of life: Kennedy O’Connor

By: Abril Salinas, Editor

December 4, 2017


Filed under Features, Meaning of Life, Profiles, Showcase

Q: How are you? A: Good! Its really nice out today so I’m excited Q: Name? A: Kennedy O’Connor Q: Age? A: 16 Q: Grade? A: Junior Q: What is the first thing you thought about this morning? A: How tired I was since I woke up at 4:45 for a field trip Q: What's your favorite b...

Childhood treats that will never be forgotten

Childhood treats that will never be forgotten

By: Kt Mattern, Editor

December 1, 2017


Filed under Features, Food, Lifestyle, Showcase

Cosmic Brownie This sweet treat is both addicting as it is sentimental. With a thick texture, the flavor melts in your mouth as you chew through the sweetness. Along with the smooth frosting, cosmic brownies also have multiple colorful sprinkles, adding a crunch to the chew. Whether you’re young or old,...

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