• (3/22) University of Wisconsin-La Crosse visit @ 9:15 a.m.
  • (3/23) U.S. Army visit @ 10 a.m.
  • (3/24) Student Responsibility Standard graded

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Director of Educational Services 6-12 Patrick Raleigh speaks in front of the board regarding the new plan for remote learning on emergency days. Raleigh explained the plan for online classes to take place during emergency days for grades 2-12.

Board Meeting 08.29.22

By: Abbey Mondi, Voices 1 Editor August 31, 2022

     On Monday, Aug. 29, Kaneland Community Unit School District 302 hosted their regularly scheduled Board Meeting at Kaneland Harter Middle School. All board members were present with the exception...

Consultant Ed Sullivan spoke to the Kaneland Board of Education on Monday, Aug. 8, about the results of his recent surveys. The surveys that were sent out to Kaneland community members regarded some potential updates and budget considerations for possible improvements in Kaneland schools.

Board Meeting 08.08.22

By: Katie Pfotenhauer, Abbey Mondi, and Sofia Williams August 9, 2022

     On Monday, Aug. 8, Kaneland Community Unit School District 302 hosted their regularly scheduled Board Meeting at Kaneland Harter Middle School. Most district board members were present with the...

At the beginning of the meeting, Board Members are seen starting with a call to order. The meeting was held in the sixth grade team room at Kaneland Harter Middle School.

Board Meeting 7.25.22

By: Katie Pfotenhauer and Sofia Williams July 26, 2022

     On Monday, July 25, Kaneland school district 302 conducted their regularly scheduled board meeting at Kaneland Harter Middle school with most district board members in attendance, excluding the...

Board Members are seen discussing and amending the new policy. Discussions of amendments and changes lasted nearly two hours.

Kaneland District Implements new Mask Wearing Rules Starting Feb. 22

By: Kevin Sigrist, Editor February 18, 2022

     On Monday, Feb. 14, Kaneland District 302 held their scheduled Board Meeting virtually, and members of the Board and district administration spent the majority of the time discussing a new mask...

Community member and parent Christin Woolmer delivers a public comment while unmasked. For repeated mask-related incidents, the board meeting was adjourned until Thursday, Feb. 3.

Jan. 31 District #302 Board Meeting Adjourned Early due to Masking Disputes

By: Kevin Sigrist, Editor February 2, 2022

     On Monday, Jan. 31, the Kaneland school district held their regularly scheduled board meeting in the Kaneland Harter Middle School cafeteria. The meeting, set to cover a variety of topics such...

At Kaneland board meetings, all attendees are allowed a specific time to speak for comments. Each person is given three minutes to talk and a timer is set to guarantee equal speaking time.

Board Meeting 1.10.22

By: Kevin Sigrist and Sophie Opp January 16, 2022

     On Monday, Jan. 10, 2022, the Kaneland school district held their semi-monthly board meeting in the Kaneland Harter Middle School cafeteria. They covered a range of topics and heard from a variety...

New wind blockers for the tennis courts have recently been installed to enhance the quality of the courts. The tennis team recently ended their season after sending senior Evelyn Taylor to State.

Girls tennis team angry after dress code regarding sports bras is enforced

By: Lizzy Sidman, Reporter November 1, 2021

     Since Sept. 16, 2021, the Kaneland High School Athletic Director’s office has been verbally enforcing rules banning shirtless practicing, causing some to be angered because they believe the rule...

With Kaneland’s various athletic teams there is a lot that goes into making each one of their budgets. There are aspects like equipment, uniforms and fees that all play into the amount of money each sport can get.

Kaneland Sports Teams Budgets

By: Abbey Mondi, Reporter November 1, 2021

     Point, score, win and goal are all words most athletes like to hear, but before those words can be said and a sport can be played, a budget has to be set in stone. With over 27 sports teams at...

Students attending Kaneland High School work on their various assignments. Due to COVID-19 safety protocols, the masked students utilize their Chromebooks while physically distanced from one another.

2022 brings students of Illinois multiple excused mental health days

By: Lilliana Bobé, Reporter October 30, 2021

     At the beginning of 2022, all students in Illinois will be granted the opportunity to take up to five excused mental health days from school.       A bill that was signed by Gov. J.B. Pritzker...

The logo for the Educators Rising organization has a distinctive angled E, and the overall theme for this year’s Aurora University Fall Kick-Off was “Teaching for the Future.” Kaneland’s Educators Rising club meets every Monday after school.

Educators Rising University of Aurora Fall Kick-Off

By: Katie Pfotenhaur, Reporter October 21, 2021

     Educators Rising students from Kaneland and other nearby districts went to Aurora University in Aurora, IL, on Wednesday, Oct. 14, for their annual Fall Kick-Off event.       Educators Rising...

A variety of pumpkins can be found at the Sugar Grove Pumpkin Farm. This farm opens every fall and closes Oct. 30.

Fall in Illinois: Pumpkin Patches, Apple Picking, Corn Mazes, Haunted Houses and More

By: Chloe Crewse, Reporter October 21, 2021

     Illinois has something to offer for every season, and fall is no exception. There are plenty of activities to do this autumn season, ranging from apple picking to testing your fears at a haunted...

The John Shields Family Fall Festival Is Back!

By: Sophie Ponce de Leon, Reporter October 21, 2021

     John Shields Elementary School will be hosting their annual Family Fall Festival which will be run by volunteers from Kaneland High School and the Parent Teacher Organization (PTO). This will take...

Sept. 27 Kaneland Board Meeting

By: Kevin Sigrist, Editor October 15, 2021

     On Monday, Sept. 27, Kaneland held its fifth board meeting of the year. The meeting was hosted as usual at Kaneland Harter Middle School, and it lasted around one hour and forty minutes. It covered...

Climate Change Affecting California Wildfires

By: Rafika Khan, Reporter October 5, 2021

     The Caldor Fire, which began on August 14 and has burned 218,876 acres, is now 76% contained, but crews and experts are concerned that the fire will grow stronger with the critical weather conditions...

LGBTQ+ and Gender Identity Representation at Kaneland

By: Jordan Theis, Reporter October 5, 2021

     Kaneland High School has taken several steps towards a fight for gender and LGBTQ+ representation by making many changes throughout the school grounds, this includes the way students are recognized...

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