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It’s worse than driving drunk: the uprise of teens texting and driving needs to end

November 2, 2009

By Erin Rodway, Executive Editor Flashback: it's May 23, and all of us are enjoying our weekend. Whether it be swimming, shopping, sleeping or just hanging around, we are all enjoying life. But, on Rt....

Peer mediation attends training, expands reach

November 2, 2009

By Alex Vickery, Reporter Peer mediators will attend their second training session on Nov. 11 at Harter Middle School. The sessions train the students how to be a mediator and are being led by counselors...

DECA participates in leadership conference

November 2, 2009

By Sam Wantuch, Reporter Kaneland's DECA team participated in the leadership conference held on Oct. 7. DECA is a club that works to increase social awareness, occupational understanding and improve...

Heart rate monitor requirement irks some students

November 2, 2009

By Andrew Tobin, Reporter Gym uniform? Check. Running shoes? Check. Heart rate monitor? Check. Kaneland students are now strapping on heart rate monitors in all P.E. classes. The monitors, which became...

Armory offers individualized assistance

November 2, 2009

By Kendall Callaghan, Reporter Jill Maras' dream of creating the Knights' Armory is finally a reality. The program, which is one of the newest editions to Kaneland, is designed to offer individualized...

Earth science classes experiment with liquid nitrogen volcano

November 2, 2009

By Crysta Zachara, Reporter Kaneland High School earth science students experienced what a real volcano was like on Oct. 29, when they watched a volcano made from liquid nitrogen and water explode outside...

FFA places second in horticulture competition

November 2, 2009

By Brianne Strobel, Reporter Kaneland finished second as a team in the Oct. 13 Future Farmers of America horticulture competition. "Last year, we placed first in the completion overall throughout all...

Library leak causes ceiling to fall

October 14, 2009

By Madi Bluml, Reporter Senior Tyler Howland was working on a project in the library on Oct. 6 when, suddenly, the ceiling began to collapse. Howland said that another student had gone to librarian Lorna...

Combat Challenge prepares Fox Valley students for ‘mental toughness’ of firefighting

Combat Challenge prepares Fox Valley students for ‘mental toughness’ of firefighting

February 12, 2009

by Jessica Corbett and Katie Vitacco Reporters “Drag him by his wrists if you have to!” shouted students in the Fox Valley Career Center’s Fire Science class on Feb. 10. They stood, cheering on...

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