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Running For a Cause: Kaneland to Host Flashlight 5k Run

Running For a Cause: Kaneland to Host Flashlight 5k Run

By: Sami Callaghan, Executive Editor

June 14, 2019


Filed under Features, Lifestyle, News, School, Showcase, Sports

 Kaneland High School will be hosting a charity 5k on June 14, put together by KHS junior Seth Nosek as his Eagle project. Through this event, Nosek is able to combine two of his passions, running and Boy Scouts.     The 5k begins with a mile-long race for kids at 7:45 AM, and this is for p...

One More Performance for Music Department Alumni

One More Performance for Music Department Alumni

By: Giancarlo Valle, Editor

May 30, 2019


Filed under Community, Features, News, School, Showcase

  On May 20th, 2019, 16 new Kaneland music department alumni gathered in the auditorium to perform a song of their choice as a farewell to their music careers at Kaneland High School. Michelle Areyzaga, a class of 1989 alumni was also brought back to be inducted into the hall of fame. &nbs...

Live at Lollapalooza: UPSAHL

Live at Lollapalooza: UPSAHL

By: Sasha Clinnin, Editor

May 23, 2019


Filed under Features, Lifestyle, News, Showcase

Summer in Chicago is coming up fast, which means that the beginning of summer music festival season is approaching, and talk about Lollapalooza is spreading like wildfire. The popular festival is more than just a multitude of bands booked for a marathon weekend. Everything about it is appealing to high s...

Another summer, another dollar

Another summer, another dollar

By: Ashlyn Klecka, Reporter

May 10, 2019


Filed under Features, Lifestyle, Showcase

     Summer is the time to relax and release all of the stress that comes with the school year, but for most high school students, some work needs to get done. Trying to find a job that is both enjoyable and pays well can seem difficult, but it is possible.      One of the most common jobs that hig...

5 ways to create the perfect graduation party

5 ways to create the perfect graduation party

By: Ashley Manzo, Editor

April 24, 2019


Filed under College, Features, Food, Lifestyle, Pulse, Showcase

Use the Buffet Method for Serving Food Simply just lay out all the food on the table or a counter for all the party members to choose from. Buffets are also an easy way to host a party without being tied to the kitchen. Everyone can grab their food when they want.   Make a Pic...

The true meaning of St. Patrick’s Day

The true meaning of St. Patrick’s Day

By: Maddie Webb, Reporter

March 12, 2019


Filed under Activities, Features, Food, Holidays, Lifestyle, Showcase

For many people, March 17 is a day designated for parties with a green theme, to gather as many friends as possible and eat corned beef and cabbage. But few understand the holiday’s true purpose and are, in fact, celebrating this holiday wrong. We have all likely heard of the parade in Chicago for St. Patric...

Getting players’ heads in the game

Getting players’ heads in the game

By: Emma Schaefer, Reporter

February 20, 2019


Filed under Community, Features, School, Sports

     Visualisation, deep breathing and positive affirmations are all types of mental training.      Olympians can be seen visualising before an event, seeing and feeling what they will do before it’s their time to compete. Many athletes praise mental training while some are not aware of the...

Nepal en la frente: Summer camping trips

Nepal en la frente: Summer camping trips

By: Abril Salinas, Executive

February 15, 2019


Filed under Features, Lifestyle, Showcase

I have memories of summer nights that now feel more like faraway dreams. When the sky would be full of stars, the sound of crickets chirping and mosquitoes buzzing filled the dead silence of the night. As a mixture of Spanish and English filled the air, the lingering smell of bug spray and campfire smoke...

Nopal en la frente

Nopal en la frente

By: Abril Salinas, Executive

February 1, 2019


Filed under Features, Lifestyle, Showcase

To be born a first generation Mexican-American is to be born to always be too much and never enough. One culture will reject you for the language you know, another for the one you do not. The American part of yourself will battle with the music flowing out of your mouth. It will flatten your tongue, ma...

Small town gems

Small town gems

By: Sami Callaghan, Editor

January 23, 2019


Filed under Fashion, Features, Lifestyle, Showcase

       Maple Park is a quaint, small town in the Kaneland school district that does not have much to offer other than Casey’s General Store, Lodi Tap House and a few other bars and grills. But recently Jen Ward, a Maple Park resident herself, opened a jewelry store on the heart of Main S...

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