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Status of Graduation Ceremony Remains in Doubt

Status of Graduation Ceremony Remains in Doubt

By: Sami Callaghan, Ad and Business Manager Executive

April 2, 2020

The world has come to a pause, and many events that people had planned for the future are in question right now. At this point, the Kaneland community is unaware when or even if we will go back to school to finish the 2019-2020 school year. This brings to question whether we will be able to have the...

How the Coronavirus is Affecting the Entertainment Industry

How the Coronavirus is Affecting the Entertainment Industry

By: Sarah Janito, Reporter

March 23, 2020

The coronavirus pandemic is no secret to the world by now, with the total number of confirmed cases surpassing 350,000 as of March 23, according to statistics collected by Johns Hopkins University. As this number rises, many have been questioning what will happen to the entertainment industry, as...

My quarantined life

My quarantined life

By: Sophia Mullins, Editor

March 21, 2020

March 21 officially marks my first week in self-quarantine. For my two younger brothers, their one week anniversary with isolation was on March 19. Most people are just getting used to the idea of social distancing and quarantining; my family was forced to become comfortable with it much sooner. I...

How people in Italy are managing life in full lockdown

How people in Italy are managing life in full lockdown

By: Ayshe Ali, Editor

March 20, 2020

COVID-19, or coronavirus, has become a global pandemic directly affecting 119 countries and counting. Some of those countries have been hit harder than others. One example is Italy. With over 40,000 identified cases of coronavirus and over 4,000 deaths, Italy has become the most affected by the virus....

How have schools from the surrounding areas handled Coronavirus?

How have schools from the surrounding areas handled Coronavirus?

By: Emma Schaefer, Editor

March 18, 2020

On March 13, 2020, Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker closed schools statewide with the goal of preventing the spread of the coronavirus. Different school districts have taken different approaches when it comes to handling this time away from school. In response to Pritzker’s order, Kaneland School District...

Life Without Sports

Life Without Sports

By: Ben Durbala, Editor in Chief of Print

March 16, 2020

Amid the COVID-19 outbreak, the entire sports world has shut down. For diehard sports fans like myself, this is a tragedy within itself. I find myself checking the ESPN app multiple times a day only to find no scores or highlights, constantly leaving me in disbelief that there really are no sports being...

Cancel your trips, stay home

Cancel your trips, stay home

By: Gianna Provenzano, Web Master Executive

March 15, 2020

We are currently experiencing something that most of us have never experienced, at least not to this degree: a pandemic. While the most recent pandemic happened in 2009 (the swine flu, as it came to be known), the world didn’t shut down quite like it is now. I’m sure we all have seen how our world...

Many lasts, but hit with a huge first

Many lasts, but hit with a huge first

By: Bailey Prichard, Production and Sports Manager Executive

March 14, 2020

All seniors experience many lasts. There’s the last home football game, the last Homecoming dance, the last first day of school, the last Prom. This year, though, the senior class got hit with a big and extremely unique first. Kaneland often feels like it’s isolated, situated between cornfields in...

All in a Day’s Ride

All in a Day’s Ride

By: Joshua Hanold, Reporter

January 24, 2020

1/13 Board Meeting at KHMS

By: Ayshe Ali, Editor

January 23, 2020

On Jan. 13, 2020, the Board of Education held a meeting at Kaneland Harter Middle School to discuss multiple topics regarding the district. To start off the meeting, Brian Faulkner, the principal at Kaneland Harter Middle School, acknowledged Linda Ray and Kaitlin Liu, winners of the WRO National...

What is a Senior Sunrise?

What is a Senior Sunrise?

By: Sasha Clinnin, Editor

January 23, 2020

For most people, senior year is all about making memories and having the time of their life. Everyone looks forward to senior year and the final days they will spend with their childhood friends. Many people celebrate these last moments with traditions like football games and school sponsored events....

Who Will Win at The Oscars?

By: Sarah Janito, Reporter

January 22, 2020

The Academy has announced this year’s nominations for the biggest awards show of the season, the Oscars. Movie fans everywhere are frantic and arguing over who they want to win, the biggest snubs, and wishing some got more recognition than other nominees. The biggest disputes around awards season are...

A Day in the Life of Krier Students

A Day in the Life of Krier Students

By: Scotty Dunne, Videographer

December 16, 2019

JOKER: Worth The Watch?

JOKER: Worth The Watch?

By: Sarah Janito, Reporter

October 17, 2019

Todd Phillips’ Joker was recently released in theaters, and has caused quite a stir. From riots to fights, the DC villain has been the roots of mayhem lately. However, what caused the sudden violence in theaters across the country?   For one, it is violent. Joaquin Phoenix’s take on the...