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St. Charles East students left their classes to protest against gun violence. 
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National School Walkouts: How Kaneland Compares

By: Karina Sanchez, Public Relations/Social Media Executive March 13, 2018

As of Friday, March 9th an official email was sent out to students by Vice Principal Carri Oslager in reference to how Kaneland students could participate in March 14th student activist type events.   Since...

Students Stand for Their Rights

By: Bella Vargas, Editor-in-Chief March 13, 2018

On February 14, 2018, horror struck the nation as news of the 17 innocent lives taken by a shooter at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School spread. A few survivors of this event took to social media to...

Honoring Parkland Through Memorializing Victims

By: Alex Malawski, Editor March 13, 2018

Columbine. Virginia Tech. Sandy Hook and now Stoneman Douglas. Wednesday, March 14, will mark one month since the shooting that took place at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida....

Illinois State Scholarship recipients were honored and a new map was introduced to help teachers plan their lessons at the board meeting on February 26.

Board Meeting Honors Illinois State Scholar Recipients

By: Ashley Edwards and Richies Tiv March 1, 2018

A Board of Education Meeting was held this Monday on February 26 to discuss the new curriculum map as well as to commence Kaneland High School’s Illinois State Scholars and Harter Middle School’s word...

The Terminology of Emergencies

By: Kt Mattern, Editor February 27, 2018

Lately, students have to guess whether their school days will be on a normal 8 period schedule or changed due to threats like bullet shells found in the hallway or actual bullets found in the bathroom....

A 45 caliber bullet was found in the boys bathroom at approximately 10 a.m. on Monday, February 26.

Second Hold-in-Place in One Week

By: Bridget McCracken and Vanessa Pitts February 26, 2018

Updated February 27, 2018 12:55 p.m.: Kaneland High School was put in their second hold-in-place within one week on Monday, Feb. 26 at approximately 10:20 a.m. The hold-in-place was lifted at approximately...

The first of the school walkouts will take place on March 14 at 10 a.m.

Walkouts for Gun Control

By: Sam Gomes, Reporter February 26, 2018

Parkland, Florida takes Columbine, Colorado’s spot as the home of the deadliest high school shooting in American history. Fourteen students and three staff members were shot and killed Valentine's Day...

A spent shell casing was found in the hallway leading to the cafeteria causing a soft lockdown to be put in place.

Spent Shell Casing Causes Soft Lockdown at KHS

By: Annika Berger, Production Manager February 21, 2018

Kaneland High School went into a hold-in-place procedure at 12:15 p.m. on Wednesday after a spent 9mm shell casing was found outside of the cafeteria. Teachers were instructed to continue classroom activities...

A Salute to the Student Advisory Board

A Salute to the Student Advisory Board

By: KT Mattern, Richies Tiv, and Jessica Tiv February 20, 2018

At this past board meeting on February 12, the community discussed numerous issues including a salute to the newly formed Student Advisory Board. Starting this year, students were asked to join a new...

Keeping Kaneland Safe Using ALICE

Keeping Kaneland Safe Using ALICE

By: Gabrielle Faletto and Ashley Edwards January 23, 2018

This past Wednesday, January 17th, the Board of Education met to discuss new business on the preparation of the 2018-2019 budget, an update on the Kaneland John Stewart co-teaching pilot and an update...

Give Back to Others; Get Back From the School

Give Back to Others; Get Back From the School

By: Madeline Hockey, Editor December 19, 2017

While sitting in 8th hour listening to the announcements, you might have heard the  Knights Way Drawing and wondered what it was and how you could win. The weekly drawing is new this year. “The...

Board Holds First Live Stream for School Athletes

Board Holds First Live Stream for School Athletes

By: Dylan Calabrese and Evangelos Lekkas December 1, 2017

    The November 27 board meeting was jammed pack with athletes, parents and coaches from the high school. Athletic Director Peter Goff was called up to talk about this year's fall season. With seven...

Photo taken in December 2015.

Kaneland Hosts 40th Annual Madrigal Dinner

By: Ashley Manzo, Reporter November 30, 2017

The high school will host its 40th annual Madrigal Dinner on Dec. 8 - 10 here in the cafeteria. Shows begin at 7 p.m. on Friday and Saturday night, and 2 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday afternoon. The...

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