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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 the school. "I hope they will connect the experiment to what actually happens with a real volca...

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 the teams," junior Charlene Steininger, FFA President, said. "I think the team hopes to keep progre...

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 Code that the ceiling was wet. Unconcerned, Howland went back to his project. "Five minutes later, the ceilin...

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. Read More »...