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Teacher promote kindness

October 29, 2013

Random Acts of Kindness is a school wide mission and celebration about being kind to others and to ourselves and doing good acts everyday. Everybody can participate in Random Acts of Kindness, and it...

Making a Difference in Just One Week

Making a Difference in Just One Week
October 29, 2013

Kindness is the most valuable gift youwill ever give someone.  The Kaneland Community, including Sugar Grove, Elburn,  Kane County Village Board and District 302, has an entire week dedicated to kindness....

How to engage in Halloween festivities on a weekday

October 23, 2013

This year, like many times before, Halloween falls on a weekday. Considered too old to trick-or-treat, teens need new options, both scary and comforting, to celebrate this festive holiday. Kaneland’s...

HorsePower hopes to provide therapy with horses

Junior Julia Lennon and seniors Hayley Contorno and Lanie Callaghan volunteer as side walkers at HorsePower Therapeutic Riding
October 22, 2013

For Carrie Capes, disabilities hits close to home. Her 13-year-old son, Max, has a mitochondrial disorder and developmental disabilities. At the age of 8, Max began taking therapeutic riding lessons. “It...

“Under the Dome” becomes summer hit

October 10, 2013

Stephen King, known to all as the master of modern horror and suspense, did not disappoint with the first season of his new television series, “Under the Dome”. The story centers around a small...

Upperclassmen give freshmen friendly advice

September 26, 2013

Going back to school means a new year and new faces, and it also means a new incoming Freshman Class. Freshmen can be shy and timid throughout their first year of high school, but juniors and seniors are...

We are Kaneland, couldn’t be prouder

We are Kaneland, couldn't be prouder
September 18, 2013

As students get set to take off on another school year at Kaneland, a lot of emphasis is being put towards the need of school spirit. To some people, school spirit means showing up at football games and...

Drug of choice: fast food

September 18, 2013

Michael Ventralla, 31, was the heaviest contestant ever to perform the most dramatic amount of weight loss ever seen on NBC’s hit TV show “The Biggest Loser.” On the start of the 2010 season, he...

Do’s and don’t’s for the Homecoming dance

Violating the dress code can degrade confidence and cause students to be uncomfortable.
September 18, 2013

Kaneland High School will hold the annual Homecoming dance on Sept. 28 in the cafeteria. The dance is just one of the many traditions that Kaneland has during the homecoming week. It’s a time that...

Kaneland students teach computer science

June 18, 2013

Four Kaneland students, part of an organization they founded called Computer Science After School, took a trip to Eminence, MO to educate the students of the town about computer science. The team won a...

The Pathway to Fortune

According to Articlesbase, we should know that the choices we make in life shapes our lives, however we make them either consciously or unconsciously, and they will have good or bad consequences.
May 17, 2013

By Michelle McCracken and Alexia Orosco, Editors Some people wake up in the morning and instantly believe that their day is going to be good, while others dread facing the hours ahead of them. There...

College planning to get the perfect dorm

College planning to get the perfect dorm
May 17, 2013

BY BRYANNA STOIBER, Editor College stress is almost considered a phase in every young adult. It could be stress and worries from moving from home, finding the right college or it could even lead to the...

Beating the Odds

Natalie Davis works on the computer during journalism.
May 17, 2013

            BY KATRINA PAULICK, Reporter Scott Rigsby was an average 18-year-old  when a motor vehicle accident changed his life. One day, while casually riding...

Laurie Erdmann hall of fame induction

Laurie Erdmann hall of fame induction
April 26, 2013

BY MCKAYLA HELM, Editor Laurie Erdmann, a retired English teacher, was inducted into the Kaneland Hall of Fame for Commitment because she started the journalism program and also continued to work after...

Invest in Financial Security

Invest in Financial Security
April 8, 2013

  BY MICHELLE MCCRACKEN AND ALEXIA OROSCO, Editors A few years ago in 2008, the United States fell into rapid turmoil after the housing market crashed. As housing prices drastically dropped, unemployment...

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