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Parking problem drives a change

Dec.School News pg.2
December 15, 2011

By Morgan Buerke, Editor Accidents occurring throughout the student parking lot have led administrators to change the way drivers can exit the area. “We implemented the change in an effort to reduce...

Kaneland gets PSAE results

November 17, 2011

By Richard Williams, Reporter The results are finally in. On the PSAE, Kaneland improved in math, held steady in science and went down in reading and English. In reading, 58 percent of Kaneland students...

Students commended for high scores on PSAT

Students commended for high scores on PSAT
November 17, 2011

By Rachel Mathys, Reporter Seniors Brandon Stahl and Kayley McPhee were named commended students for their high scores on the PSAT and were honored at the school board meeting on Oct. 24. “I was excited...

Gaytan remembered for humor, kindness

Gaytan remembered for humor, kindness
November 17, 2011

Christian Gaytan, a 2008 alumnus of Kaneland High School, died on Sept. 25. The DeKalb County Coroner has not yet determined the cause of death, pending toxicology reports. The Sugar Grove resident...

Occupy protests spread globally

Occupy protests spread globally
November 17, 2011

Occupy Wall Street has spread to Chicago and other cities across the country, as protestors seek reform in corporate America. The general complaint? Corporations have too much power, and government...

Less than 10 percent of referrals lead to suspensions

November 15, 2011

By Lourinda Triplett and Maria Lassandro, Reporters District data shows that 1,404 referrals were written at Kaneland High School last year--but those referrals led to only 104 suspensions. That's because...

Kuipers’ expands with new activities

Photo by Samantha Payton
November 8, 2011

By Amelia Likeum, Reporter Kuipers’ Family Farm kicked off their tenth season in September with new additions, from a rope maze to grills in the store. A Charlotte’s Web themed maze made out of...

Bakery opens in Elburn

Bakery opens in Elburn
November 8, 2011

By Rachel Mathys,  Reporter Made From Scratch is open and serving up fresh-baked goods and coffee in downtown Elburn. Valerie McGrath opened her new bakery on last month on Main Street and intends...

Operation Snowball goes to Lorado Taft

Operation Snowball goes to Lorado Taft
November 8, 2011

By Katilyn Hill, Reporter Operation Snowball is a dedicated group seeking to prevent dangerous actions. This group will be going to Lorado Taft from Nov. 11-13. “There are 150 people going to Lorado...

Architecture program may expand at KHS

Architecture program may expand at KHS
November 6, 2011

By Eddie Rodriguez, Reporter Interested in architecture? Kaneland might soon add a third option for students who want to study architecture or engineering. Under the eight-period day next year, an...

Republican candidates reignite HPV debate

November 5, 2011

By Hannah Wallace, Reporter Republican presidential candidates reignited the HPV debate when former Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum attacked Gov. Rick Perry of Texas during a debate over an order Perry...

Poverty rises in district

October 27, 2011

By Eddie Rodgriguez, Reporter The poverty rate at Kaneland  skyrocketed 315 percent between the 2006-2007 school year to 2011-2012. District 302 numbers show than increasing numbers of enrolled students...

PODA heads to Harter

Members of PODA spoke out against drunk driving last May at their annual a pre-prom assembly.
October 27, 2011

By Sabrina Sivert, Reporter PODA members are heading to Harter Middle School to spread their anti-drug, anti-alcohol message next month. The goal? To make students of all ages aware of the dangers...

Foreign language students to visit Europe

Barcelona is one of several destinations students will visit during spring break. Photo courtesy EF Tours.
October 20, 2011

On March 22, 45 Kaneland High School students will fly to Milan for a nine day trip to experience other countries and cultures. With help from Educational Tours, students will be on a trip not offered...

Senior “goofy” ID pictures banned

Senior Kelly Evers is one of the few seniors who got away with a goofy ID photo this year. Evers crossed her eyes just before the photographer snapped the picture. Photo by Marshall Farthing.
October 20, 2011

Senior Kelly Evers got away with the impossible this year: a funny ID picture. Evers was one of many seniors planning on taking a funny picture for her ID. Even with tight lookout in the hallway outside...

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