Kaneland Krier

Possible Changes to KHS Sports and Board Meetings

Athletic Director Peter Goff and Principal Jill Maras presented the Lacrosse Proposal on Monday night during the Board Meeting. Goff, Maras, lacrosse players and their parents are in support for the Lacrosse Club becoming an official KHS sport.

By: Alex Malawski and Amanda Malawski

November 6, 2017

By: Amanda Malawski On Monday, Oct. 30, Athletic Director Peter Goff and Principal Jill Maras stood in front of the Board of Education to ask members to recognize the Lacrosse Club as an official KHS sport. The Lacrosse Club has been a club since the 2014-15 school year and has spent the requir...

Culver’s Open for Business in Sugar Grove

Culver's Open for Business in Sugar Grove

By: Sam Gomes, Reporter

November 1, 2017

The highly anticipated Culver’s opened in Sugar Grove on Monday afternoon Oct. 23. The new building was packed with people from all around the Kaneland community as people waited to see what the new business had to offer. “I knew it was opening night, but I didn’t expect to wait over a half h...

Hallway Passes Make School Safer

Students now need a pass to get around the school during class.

By: Richies Tiv, Editor

October 31, 2017

Can a slip of paper really save lives? According to security guard Francesca Bruzzino, these slips of paper known as ‘hallway passes’ can help with keeping the school safe, which is why it is being more strongly enforced this year. “We’re trying to make sure that everyone in the building ...

KHMS Hosts Fourth Annual Kolor Run

Kaneland community members ran through the rain to participate in the Kolor Run

By: Gianna Provenzano, Reporter

October 26, 2017

Kaneland Harter Middle School held their fourth annual Kolor Run fundraiser on Sunday, Oct. 22. About 120 people registered for the run, and all have some tie to the Kaneland community. There was a 35 dollar fee for the run, which included a Kolor Run shirt, a goody bag, bananas, pizza, and a ...

New Dress Code Rules Show Shoulders

The dress code now allows students to show their shoulders during school.

By: Madeline Hockey, Editor

October 18, 2017

After years of students complaining about the dress code, a change has finally been made. With a new dean this school year, the student handbook has been revised. Female students were mostly upset about not being able to show their shoulders. The 2016-2017 handbook stated, “Male and female...

FAFSA Night Approaches Quickly

FAFSA Night Approaches Quickly

By: Evangelos Lekkas, Editor

October 1, 2017

According to the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) website, “Federal Student Aid, a part of the U.S. Department of Education, is the largest provider of student financial aid in the nation.” This is regarded as a very important step to applying to colleges, so there will be a FA...

A Great Start to Homecoming Weekend

A Great Start to Homecoming Weekend

By: Bailey Prichard, Reporter

September 29, 2017

Before the big homecoming game against Sycamore, the rowdies decided to have a pre-game tailgating cookout and get pumped up to cheer on their team. “It’s a good way for all grades to come out and bond in my opinion,” senior Josh Herrero said. The tailgate was a success and a great way to en...

District 302 Joins “Pass Illinois Budget Initiative”

District 302 Joins

By: Annika Berger, Editor

June 19, 2017

School District 302 has joined an effort called the “Pass Illinois Budget Initiative,” whose purpose is to encourage legislators to get a budget through state congress. These problems occurring in Springfield have made their way across the state and many public schools are having funding crises due...

Kaneland Warns Parents About “13 Reasons Why”

The popular Netflix series has caused controversy across the country with the topics the show covers. This hasn’t hurt the show’s popularity nor stopped the show from being renewed for an upcoming second season.

By: Josh Kellum, Reporter

June 12, 2017

Around the country, schools are warning about the Netflix series, "13 Reasons Why," even Kaneland has done so. On May 8th, Kaneland School District sent out an email to every parent warning about the show and how the topics brought up on the show may be difficult for students to process. In the ema...

The WYSE go to State

During Kaneland's Walk of Champions, the WYSE team is clapped out to go down to the University of Illinois for the state competition.

By: Richies Tiv, Reporter

April 20, 2017

Tick...Tock...Tick...Tock…...Stop! Dead silence, sweat drips and a look of worry is cast among students as they anticipate how well they performed. This academic competition, participated by a group of selective students, is known as the Worldwide Youth in Science and Engineering (WYSE) competi...

Jennifer French Fills Student Council Sponsor

Jennifer French Fills Student Council Sponsor

By: Alex Malawski, Reporter

February 27, 2017

After the departure of former Student Council co-sponsor,  Lori Grant, the student council was in need of a replacement. Math teacher Jennifer French will fill the position of student council co-sponsor on March 1, 2017 alongside Sally Wilson. French has worked here at Kaneland since the fall of 2011. To be...

Chess Club Qualifies for State

Ben Manugas, Garrett Buerke, Muize Rahman, Isaac Brazee, Ryan St. Peter, Kyle Wells, Dan Deboer, Joe Fahnestock, Mason Sampson, and Edgar Villafuerte pose for a team photo before going into the biggest competition of their season.

By: Shelby Harper, Reporter

February 27, 2017

On Friday February 10, 2017, the Kaneland Chess team earned a spot at the IHSA State Tournament. The Kaneland Chess team maintained a 4-3 record at the state finals. Out of 149 teams, Kaneland achieved 60th place. “It was a great season. Despite losing nine players from last year, the team managed a...

Business booming in Sugar Grove

Business booming in Sugar Grove

By: Amanda Malawski, Editor

February 15, 2017

New businesses are coming to Sugar Grove. Among them are Dunkin Donuts, Starbucks, Culver’s and Paisano's Pizza & Grill. Dunkin Donuts is going to be located across from Jimmy John's on Route 47, and it is still under construction. Starbucks, a competitor of Dunkin Donuts, is going to be located i...