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With an eighth-place finish at state, Guyton considers college offers

November 11, 2010

  Mental stress and pressure.   That’s what the state golf competition in Illinois can be, but senior Hayley Guyton didn’t let that stress or pressure get to her.   Guyton hit the course...

Richard Williams completes Eagle Scout project, hosts outdoor camp for kids with Asperger’s and ADHD

November 11, 2010

  Junior and soon-to-be Eagle Scout Richard Williams spent his Friday night—Oct. 15—in a tent, camped out at Johnson’s Mound in Elburn.   Williams, along with his dad, Sean, and another...

Applying sooner than later: why colleges want you send in your applications now

September 23, 2010

By Elaine Cannell, Editor Seniors float around in peaceful hakuna matata bubbles starting their very first day—until, mere hours into the new school year, the "apply early for college" anvil is dropped...

An inside look at the challenges faced by a high school substitute

July 23, 2010

Zach Brown, Editor Brian Lund had never been in the classroom before. He knew a few of the students from classrooms previous, but most of the faces were foreign to him. Equipped only with a note from...

Kaneland superintendent, Dr. Charles McCormick, to retire next month

Kaneland superintendent, Dr. Charles McCormick, to retire next month

May 17, 2010

By Jessica Corbett, Editor It was 1997, just before 9 a.m. on a Tuesday morning--an ordinary day in the Kaneland district office. Dr. Charles McCormick, then the Associate Superintendent for Business,...

Taking a stand: why Kaneland is five years behind in the acceptance of diversity

November 7, 2009

By Mel Mazuc, executive editor Michelle Rodgers was 10 minutes into her junior year, and she was walking down the hall with a friend. They were talking casually amongst themselves, and, out of nowhere,...

Baizan Rojas adjusts to life at Kaneland

October 28, 2009

By Carolina Tovar, Reporter  Heredia, Costa Rica, a providence of 86,000 inhabitants, is the home of senior Monica Baizan Rojas. Now her home is in the small town of Maple Park, population 4,364. Size...

Kuipers Family Farm a destination for Kaneland families for 10 years

Kuipers Family Farm a destination for Kaneland families for 10 years

December 12, 2008

By Diana Nuno and Katee Werrline Reporters After 10 years, Kuipers Family Farm is a familiar site for many in Maple Park—so familiar that some give it little thought. That’s the case for Kristi Smith,...

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