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From Behind The Camera to Jiujitsu

By: Moses Kim, Reporter

October 31, 2019

Senior Kole Valignota has started to make a name for himself with his videography. His popular football Instagram videos have been seen by students from Batavia, Geneva, Yorkville and Oswego. Besides filming and editing, Valignota participates in wrestling and uses some of his Jujitsu skills to take o...

The Marching Band Experience

By: Matilyn Mumm and Sophie Opp

October 18, 2019

The Kaneland marching band spends a lot of time together. They practice together, perform together, sit together at football games, and improve together. While the band is a whole, there are many different parts that contribute to making the performance happen.    One of the biggest parts of the band is th...

Mood Music: October 17

By: Sophie Opp, Reporter

October 17, 2019

Music is powerful. It can change your state of mind, allow you to express your emotions, and can completely change the mood of a room. No matter the occasion, it is important to find the music that suits you. This weeks tunes bring fun to the focus that accompanies this stressful time of the year. Wo...

Medal Of Honor Recipient Visits Kaneland

Medal Of Honor Recipient Visits Kaneland

By: Ayshe Ali and Emma Schaefer

October 10, 2019

On Sept. 25, 2019, Javier Martinez’s 6 hour U.S. History class took part in a nation-wide Livestream with a medal of honor recipient, James “Doc” McCloughan. Over 140 different teachers were signed up for the livestream. Students had the opportunity to ask McCloughan personal questions abou...

Autumn Activties You’ll Fall For-Continued From Print

Autumn Activties You’ll Fall For-Continued From Print

By: Emma Schaefer, Editor

October 10, 2019

Autumn in Illinois is full of vibrant colors, crisp air and shorter days. With autumn comes fall festivals, pumpkin carving and, cozying up at home with a blanket. You could always stick to your normal fall routine but, why not try something new? There are multiple local places to go and activities to ...

Knights Win at Geneva For First Time in 30 years

Knights Win at Geneva For First Time in 30 years

By: Mckenna Ryan and Olivia Ortegel

September 9, 2019

       On Friday, Sept. 6, the Kaneland varsity football team defeated Geneva 42-14, winning at the home of the Vikings for the first time in 30 years.  With Kaneland players knowing that they had not won at Geneva since 1989, they came into the game ready to change history.     ...

Communities Gather for Taste of Kaneland

Communities Gather for Taste of Kaneland

By: Giancarlo Valle, Editor

September 3, 2019

Residents of the 9 towns that make up the Kaneland community came together at Kaneland High School on Sunday, Aug. 25, to celebrate the culture of the unified community.  There were things to do for people of all ages. There were bounce houses for children and a mechanical bull for all ages to enjoy...

Knights Defeat Hinsdale South in First Game of the Season

Knights Defeat Hinsdale South in First Game of the Season

By: Casey Walters, Reporter

September 3, 2019

     On Friday, August 30, 2019, the Kaneland Knights varsity football team defeated the Hornets from Hinsdale South by a final score of 48-0 to win their first game of the season. Kaneland students, staff and community members wore gold for Cal’s Angels to support pediatric cancer patients durin...

Board Meeting: Aug 26, 2019

By: Gio Valle, Editor

August 30, 2019

On Monday, Aug. 26, 2019, the Kaneland Board of Education held their biweekly meeting at Kaneland Harter Middle School to discuss various issues that are relevant at the start of the school.  Superintendent Dr. Todd Leden started by recognizing the Taste of Kaneland, which took place Sunday, Aug. 25...

Hats off to a new Kaneland dress code

Hats off to a new Kaneland dress code

By: Sami Callaghan, Executive Editor

August 14, 2019

  Kaneland High School has been transitioning to personalized learning, proficiency based progress and 1:1 capabilities for the past several years, but not all of the school's advances deal with academics. The dress code this year involves a change that will be noticed immediately, as more students m...

Basketball Teams Welcome New Coaches

Basketball Teams Welcome New Coaches

By: Ben Durbala, Editor in Chief of Web

August 14, 2019

Both the boys and girls basketball programs are facing significant changes for the upcoming season. On the girls side, head coach Kelsey Flanagan is replacing Ernie Colombe, who is leaving to coach the boys team after 13 seasons with the girls. Colombe had plenty of success with the girls team, including ...

Kaneland Community Gathers For Emergency Board Meeting

Kaneland Community Gathers For Emergency Board Meeting

By: Sophia Mullins, Editor

July 10, 2019

On Tuesday, July 9, the Kaneland Board of Education held an emergency meeting at Harter Middle School regarding a 2.7 million dollar budget surplus. The Kaneland Education Association (KEA) and the Board of Education have been negotiating new teacher contracts since 2018, and the news of a surplus left ...

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

 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

  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...