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Sugar Grove Public Library Teen Programs

There are three magazine subscriptions that the library has, along with coloring books that teens are free to use anytime.

By: Thomas Eastham, Reporter

February 23, 2017

Whether you have some down time in your schedule or want to get out and make some new friends, the Sugar Grove Public Library offers a range of programs for kids of all ages.  Genna Mickey is the head of these programs. Mickey has been running the teen library programs since last August, she is t...

Junior Nathan Maras wins Mr. Kaneland

After an evening of  surprising performances, Nathan Maras is crowned Mr. Kaneland 2017. Bryan Zollinger as first runner up and Josh Herrero as second runner up.

By: Donatela Sommesi, Reporter

February 21, 2017

Every year, male students from all grades at KHS compete against each other in an all boys pageant that raises money for the Kaneland Cares Foundation. This year, 13 gentlemen joined forces to create an unforgettable performance, crowning junior Nathan Maras in the end. Not to be forgotten, fi...

Winter assembly ends in success

Winter assembly ends in success

By: Richies Tiv, Reporter

February 21, 2017

Informative, entertaining and impactful: these three words sum up the winter assembly at KHS. The whole school rallied up in the KHS east gym Friday afternoon to hear and see numerous events. These ranged from commendations of athletes to a musical chairs game with our Mr. Kaneland contestants. ...

KHS drum line performs at winter assembly

KHS drum line performs at winter assembly

By: Gabrielle Faletto, Reporter

February 21, 2017

The KHS drum line closes the assembly with an outstanding performance, leaving the crowd in awe. Their hard work and dedication definitely paid off.

Rise up, wise up, eyes up: Student takes a stand for immigrants

Rise up, wise up, eyes up: Student takes a stand for immigrants

By: Ava Mandele, Editor in Chief of Web

February 16, 2017

On February 16, 2017 immigrants across the Chicago area, and all over the U.S, are participating in “A Day Without Immigrants” . “A Day Without Immigrants” is a campaign meant to send a message to President Trump, who has spoken passionately about plans to close the border between Mex...

Recipes for sweetening your Valentine’s Day

After 2 hours of baking, the cookies and cookie bars certainly paid off. Time to enjoy these delicious Valentine’s Day treats!

By: Shelby Harper, Reporter

February 13, 2017

Since it’s establishment in 496 A.C., the fourteenth of February has been widely regarded as Valentine’s Day has been celebrated for a multitude of reasons circling around the celebration of loved ones. It originated from the Saint Valentine who was known for performing wedding ceremonies illegally al...

New Semester, new HERO

One of the last times the old system is being used before the new update is released. The new update will be released throughout the second semester with a new website and app, which are already out.

By: Josh Kellum, Reporter

February 13, 2017

As a new semester begins, Kaneland will unveil a school wide Hero update. The new update will bring new features like a website and an app as well as improvements to it’s already initiated features. The website and app are already out and will allow students and parents access to their Hero portal, p...

Boys Volleyball Tournament

Boys Volleyball Tournament

By: Gabrielle Faletto, Reporter

February 10, 2017

Sports schedule Feb. 12-18

By: Justin Erlandson, Editor

February 9, 2017

Feb 12 No events scheduled Feb 13 Boys Freshman Basketball: Kaneland @ Dekalb 5:30 P.M. Feb 14 Boys Varsity Basketball: Kaneland vs Morris 7:00 P.M. Boys Sophomore Basketball: Kaneland vs Morris 5:30 P.M. Feb 15 Girls Varsity Basketball: IHSA Regional: TBA 7:30 P.M. Feb 16 Bo...

Girls varsity basketball wins thrilling game over Burlington Central

Junior Jenni Weber shoots at the buzzer.  With 0.2 seconds left on the clock at the end of the 4th quarter she tried to force the game out of overtime.

By: Emma Glennon, Reporter

February 7, 2017

On Saturday,  February 4, the Kaneland Girl’s Varsity Basketball played their last home game of the regular season in the Kaneland Hoops for a Cure Shootout.  It was also senior night for Kylie Modaff, Morgan Weber and Alex Burrell. “The atmosphere was unbelievable; there were so many emotions ...

CoverBoy, James Charles, blazes a path for gender equality

Makeup companies continue to blur the lines of gender stereotypes.

By: Stevie Kumar, Reporter

January 23, 2017

A controversial step in the right direction for gender equality has been made by CoverGirl, a leader in the beauty industry, by making 17 year old James Charles the first male ambassador of their company. Charles is showing the world that anyone should be able to wear makeup without being ridiculed,...

P.E prevents students from reaching full academic potential

Students rush to do their homework while fulfilling physical education requirements.

By: Richies Tiv, Reporter

January 13, 2017

Early morning practices, going to school for eight hours, two more hours of practice, and then hours of homework. This life doesn’t seem normal, but for some high school students, it’s a daily routine. School, a “learning” zone, doesn’t help either; in fact, school makes it worse, requiring...