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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...

Medal Of Honor Recipient Visits Kaneland

Medal Of Honor Recipient Visits Kaneland

By: Ayshe Ali and Emma Schaefer

October 10, 2019

On Sept. 25, 2019, Javier Martinez’s 6 hour U.S. History class took part in a nation-wide Livestream with a medal of honor recipient, James “Doc” McCloughan. Over 140 different teachers were signed up for the livestream. Students had the opportunity to ask McCloughan personal questions abou...

Autumn Activties You’ll Fall For-Continued From Print

Autumn Activties You’ll Fall For-Continued From Print

By: Emma Schaefer, Editor

October 10, 2019

Autumn in Illinois is full of vibrant colors, crisp air and shorter days. With autumn comes fall festivals, pumpkin carving and, cozying up at home with a blanket. You could always stick to your normal fall routine but, why not try something new? There are multiple local places to go and activities to ...

Coming Soon To Elburn: Taco Bell

By: Morgan Phillipp, Reporter

September 30, 2019

After much argument and discussion, on June 18 the Village Board of Elburn approved for Taco Bell to be built in town.  The restaurant will be located at Routes 38 and 47, on the north end of Elburn. The Taco Bell restaurant and drive thru is currently being built and is expected to be open soon. Th...

Interchange Construction on 47 Nearing Completion

Interchange Construction on 47 Nearing Completion

By: Olivia Ortegel, Reporter

September 27, 2019

Sugar Grove’s interchange on Illinois Route 47 at I-88 heading east is projected to be complete within the next few months.   “Hopefully by November 1, maybe Thanksgiving...it will be open,” Sugar Grove Village President Sean Michels said.    Everyone living in the Kaneland dist...

Knights Win at Geneva For First Time in 30 years

Knights Win at Geneva For First Time in 30 years

By: Mckenna Ryan and Olivia Ortegel

September 9, 2019

       On Friday, Sept. 6, the Kaneland varsity football team defeated Geneva 42-14, winning at the home of the Vikings for the first time in 30 years.  With Kaneland players knowing that they had not won at Geneva since 1989, they came into the game ready to change history.     ...

Communities Gather for Taste of Kaneland

Communities Gather for Taste of Kaneland

By: Giancarlo Valle, Editor

September 3, 2019

Residents of the 9 towns that make up the Kaneland community came together at Kaneland High School on Sunday, Aug. 25, to celebrate the culture of the unified community.  There were things to do for people of all ages. There were bounce houses for children and a mechanical bull for all ages to enjoy...

Knights Defeat Hinsdale South in First Game of the Season

Knights Defeat Hinsdale South in First Game of the Season

By: Casey Walters, Reporter

September 3, 2019

     On Friday, August 30, 2019, the Kaneland Knights varsity football team defeated the Hornets from Hinsdale South by a final score of 48-0 to win their first game of the season. Kaneland students, staff and community members wore gold for Cal’s Angels to support pediatric cancer patients durin...

Board Meeting: Aug 26, 2019

By: Gio Valle, Editor

August 30, 2019

On Monday, Aug. 26, 2019, the Kaneland Board of Education held their biweekly meeting at Kaneland Harter Middle School to discuss various issues that are relevant at the start of the school.  Superintendent Dr. Todd Leden started by recognizing the Taste of Kaneland, which took place Sunday, Aug. 25...

Hats off to a new Kaneland dress code

Hats off to a new Kaneland dress code

By: Sami Callaghan, Executive Editor

August 14, 2019

  Kaneland High School has been transitioning to personalized learning, proficiency based progress and 1:1 capabilities for the past several years, but not all of the school's advances deal with academics. The dress code this year involves a change that will be noticed immediately, as more students m...