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Kanye at Kuipers?

Kanye at Kuipers?

By: Abril Salinas, Executive

June 10, 2018


Filed under Community, Events, Features, In-Depth, Music, Pulse, Showcase

Kuipers Family Farm in Maple Park is a staple place in the Kaneland community for things like apple cider doughnuts and hayrides. On Wednesday, June 6 about 300-400 people were gathered at Kuipers for more than just their apple cider donuts though. Kuipers has been reported as one of three scheduled...

One more swing at state

One more swing at state

By: Bailey Prichard, Editor

June 8, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase, Softball, Sports, Sports

Lady Knights softball gets one more swing in before they could strike out of the season. They have gone with a record of 21-7 and a 16 game winning streak that has lead them into the IHSA State championship. They have been able to come this far because the team has developed an unbreakable bond. That...

Change in pass rules

Change in pass rules

By: Sarah Kantola, Reporter

April 23, 2018


Filed under News, School, Showcase

Students used to be able to go to the library with ease, but since the use of laminated passes have been banned, teachers are not allowed to give passes unless homework is assigned. Lorna Code, the KHS librarian, was in favor of the change in use of passes and explains why she got rid of the lam...

Preparing for the unthinkable

Preparing for the unthinkable

By: Corinne Condos, Reporter

March 30, 2018


Filed under News, School, Showcase

Due to recent school shootings around America and lockdowns at Kaneland, students need to know how to stay safe in the case of something happening at KHS. No one can be completely prepared if an intruder came, but students and staff need to be aware and have a plan if there was a threat. ”I ...

Softball spring break trip

Softball spring break trip

By: Ella Miller, Reporter

March 22, 2018


Filed under News, School, Showcase, Softball, Sports, Sports

On March 23 the girls JV and varsity softball teams will be packing their bags and heading to Myrtle Beach, South Carolina to spend spring break playing softball, going to the beach and bonding as a team. “We will be getting experience of playing different teams from multiple different states,...

Guts, glory and passion: Erin Damisch brings her track knowledge to light

Guts, glory and passion: Erin Damisch brings her track knowledge to light

By: Alex Malawski, Editor

March 16, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase, Sports, Sports

Sprinters to your marks. Set. Go! When that gun goes off it’s time to kick it in gear and run like the wind. KHS Spanish teacher Erin Damisch is the new girls sprinting coach. Damisch, (who is a former track athlete and was a volunteer coach from last season of Girls track) replaced Keith Snyder. S...

National school walkouts: how Kaneland compares

National school walkouts: how Kaneland compares

By: Karina Sanchez, Public Relations/Social Media Executive

March 13, 2018


Filed under Community, News, School, Showcase

As of Friday, March 9th an official email was sent out to students by Vice Principal Carri Oslager in reference to how Kaneland students could participate in March 14th student activist type events.   Since this walkout activity is student-led, Kaneland administration left it in the hands of their ...

Board meeting honors Illinois State Scholar recipients

Board meeting honors Illinois State Scholar recipients

By: Ashley Edwards and Richies Tiv

March 1, 2018


Filed under Board Meetings, News, School, Showcase

A Board of Education Meeting was held this Monday on February 26 to discuss the new curriculum map as well as to commence Kaneland High School’s Illinois State Scholars and Harter Middle School’s word master participants. “The Illinois State Scholars represent approximately the top 10 percent of ...

The terminology of emergencies

By: Kt Mattern, Editor

February 27, 2018


Filed under News, School

Lately, students have to guess whether their school days will be on a normal 8 period schedule or changed due to threats like bullet shells found in the hallway or actual bullets found in the bathroom. With this new awareness of what could possibly happen, knowing what to do in the darkest hour could...

Second hold-in-place in one week

Second hold-in-place in one week

By: Bridget McCracken and Vanessa Pitts

February 26, 2018


Filed under News, School, Showcase

Updated February 27, 2018 12:55 p.m.: Kaneland High School was put in their second hold-in-place within one week on Monday, Feb. 26 at approximately 10:20 a.m. The hold-in-place was lifted at approximately 1:20 p.m. A student found found a 45 caliber bullet in the Fox Valley Career Center boy’s...

Walkouts for gun control

Walkouts for gun control

By: Sam Gomes, Reporter

February 26, 2018


Filed under Community, News, Showcase

Parkland, Florida takes Columbine, Colorado’s spot as the home of the deadliest high school shooting in American history. Fourteen students and three staff members were shot and killed Valentine's Day 2018. Walkouts have been planned at schools nationwide by students who are tired of all the gun...

Spent shell casing causes soft lockdown at KHS

Spent shell casing causes soft lockdown at KHS

By: Annika Berger, Production Manager

February 21, 2018


Filed under News, School, Showcase

Kaneland High School went into a hold-in-place procedure at 12:15 p.m. on Wednesday after a spent 9mm shell casing was found outside of the cafeteria. Teachers were instructed to continue classroom activities with locked doors and not allow student movement in or out of the rooms, per hold-in-place po...

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