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Half a century later…

Half a century later…

By: Samantha Callaghan, Editor

October 9, 2018

    The Kaneland graduating class of 1968 took a trip down memory lane on Thursday, October 4, starting their 50th class reunion with a meet and greet at Fishermen’s Inn.     With appetizers and a band, the class was able to socialize and catch up with many classmates they had not seen ...

I believe… I believe the seniors won

I believe… I believe the seniors won

By: Jenna Lin, Reporter

September 21, 2018

Board meeting discusses funding and literacy program

Board meeting discusses funding and literacy program

By: Sami Callaghan, Editor

September 12, 2018

At the Board Meeting on Monday, September 10, District 302 board members’ main focus was Kaneland funding and the elementary school literacy program. The first discussion on the agenda was a new literacy program happening at all four elementary schools called ‘One School, One Book’. All four...

Knights defeat the Olympians

Knights defeat the Olympians

By: Jacob Booten, Editor

September 11, 2018

     Last Friday Kaneland defended the home field and defeated the Rich Central Olympians.      In the first quarter Kaneland fumbled but quickly recovered the ball. Soon after, they went on to reassure their fans by getting a touchdown in the first seven minutes of the game, but Kaneland faile...

KKV spikes again

KKV spikes again

By: Bailey Prichard, Editor

September 10, 2018

Bump, set, spike is the name of the game as the Kaneland girls varsity Volleyball team took home a win against Hampshire on September 6th. It was a close two matches but they won the first one 25-22 and the second one 25-19. The girls went into the second match a little slower and were down, but ra...

Keith Callaghan and Family Benefit event

Keith Callaghan and Family Benefit event

By: Richies Tiv, Executive, Chief of Print

September 7, 2018

A Keith Callaghan and Family Benefit event will take place at the Elburn Lions Club on September 9th to raise money for the Callaghan family. The event will include the Back Country Roads band, dinner, raffles and a live auction. “Our goal is to raise enough money to help support Keith through...

Board meeting discusses gym renovations

Board meeting discusses gym renovations

By: Richies Tiv, Executive

August 8, 2018

The Kaneland School Board met for their first public board meeting July 30, led by a new President, Shana Sparber. The meeting mainly focused on the renovations for the East gym, which will not be finished before school starts according to Julie-Ann Fuchs. “They [Correct Digital Displays] we...

One more swing at state

One more swing at state

By: Bailey Prichard, Editor

June 8, 2018

Lady Knights softball gets one more swing in before they could strike out of the season. They have gone with a record of 21-7 and a 16 game winning streak that has lead them into the IHSA State championship. They have been able to come this far because the team has developed an unbreakable bond. That...

Change in pass rules

Change in pass rules

By: Sarah Kantola, Reporter

April 23, 2018

Students used to be able to go to the library with ease, but since the use of laminated passes have been banned, teachers are not allowed to give passes unless homework is assigned. Lorna Code, the KHS librarian, was in favor of the change in use of passes and explains why she got rid of the lam...

Preparing for the unthinkable

Preparing for the unthinkable

By: Corinne Condos, Reporter

March 30, 2018

Due to recent school shootings around America and lockdowns at Kaneland, students need to know how to stay safe in the case of something happening at KHS. No one can be completely prepared if an intruder came, but students and staff need to be aware and have a plan if there was a threat. ”I ...

Softball spring break trip

Softball spring break trip

By: Ella Miller, Reporter

March 22, 2018

On March 23 the girls JV and varsity softball teams will be packing their bags and heading to Myrtle Beach, South Carolina to spend spring break playing softball, going to the beach and bonding as a team. “We will be getting experience of playing different teams from multiple different states,...

Guts, glory and passion: Erin Damisch brings her track knowledge to light

Guts, glory and passion: Erin Damisch brings her track knowledge to light

By: Alex Malawski, Editor

March 16, 2018

Sprinters to your marks. Set. Go! When that gun goes off it’s time to kick it in gear and run like the wind. KHS Spanish teacher Erin Damisch is the new girls sprinting coach. Damisch, (who is a former track athlete and was a volunteer coach from last season of Girls track) replaced Keith Snyder. S...