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Possible changes to KHS sports and board meetings

Possible changes to KHS sports and board meetings

By: Alex Malawski and Amanda Malawski

November 6, 2017


Filed under Board Meetings, News, School

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


Filed under Community, News, Showcase

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 a safer environment

Hallway passes make school a safer environment

By: Richies Tiv, Editor

October 31, 2017


Filed under News, School, Showcase

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 ...

Twenty-nine students donate blood

Twenty-nine students donate blood

By: Jacob Booten, Reporter

October 30, 2017


Filed under News, School, Showcase

Student council ran a community blood drive open to any Kaneland students who were over the age of 16. The blood drive was held on Oct. 24 outside of the school’s auditorium. The blood donated by 29 students will save an estimate of 87 people who are in need of blood. The blood drive was done th...

KHMS hosts fourth annual Kolor Run

KHMS hosts fourth annual Kolor Run

By: Gianna Provenzano, Reporter

October 26, 2017


Filed under Community, News, Showcase

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 are showing shoulders

New dress code rules are showing shoulders

By: Madeline Hockey, Editor

October 18, 2017


Filed under News, School, Showcase

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


Filed under News, School, Showcase

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


Filed under Homecoming, News, School, Showcase

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...

Four years of success in theater

Four years of success in theater

By: Sydney Torrente, Reporter

June 26, 2017


Filed under News, School, Showcase

Stepping into the role of theater director is not an easy task. A lot of time, effort and labor goes into putting a show together here at Kaneland.  Fortunately, Kaneland High School’s theater department has been lucky enough to have Christina Staker as the director for the past four years. “...

District 302 joins the “Pass Illinois Budget Initiative”

District 302 joins the “Pass Illinois Budget Initiative”

By: Annika Berger, Editor

June 19, 2017


Filed under News, School, Showcase

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 warning parents about Netflix show “13 Reasons Why”

Kaneland warning parents about Netflix show “13 Reasons Why”

By: Josh Kellum, Reporter

June 12, 2017


Filed under News, School, Showcase

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...

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