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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...

3 Bump Chumps win 2nd annual Boys Volleyball Tournament

Seniors, Robby Nachreiner (left) and Clark Hendricks (right), battle to keep the ball on the opposing side. The game ended with a win from Hendricks team, the Virgin Islands.

By: Gabrielle Faletto, Reporter

February 10, 2017

On Thursday, February 9, the Kaneland High School’s Key Club held their annual boy’s volleyball tournament. The tournament took place at Kaneland’s Old Middle School Campus, with a $5 admission. Starting at 6 p.m., eight teams, ranging from freshman to senior boys, played consecutive volleyball g...

Shredding the slopes

Emma Hockey, Julia Biard, Rachel Brazee, Andrea Wells, Katie Biard, Morgan Angelo, Joshua May and Brandon Albarron all prepare for ski school. The excitement came an hour and a half later when they took their skills to the slopes.

By: Ashley Edwards, Reporter

February 9, 2017

Continuing to grow, the Ski and Snowboarding Club is happy to welcome the new sponsor Sandra Faletto. She participated in a ski club when she was in high school, and thought it would be a good idea to continue the club at Kaneland by becoming the sponsor this year. This Winter season club consists of visiting...

Everything prom: from themes to decorations

Prom Committee is in charge of deciding a theme for this year’s prom. Previous themes have included “All That Jazz,” and “A Classy Affair.”

By: Madeline Hockey, Reporter

February 9, 2017

Prom, April 29, will be a special night for most high school students. Prom may seem like one simple night to have fun with your friends, but the planning is not so simple. Prom takes a lot of planning, from themes and decorations to menus and centerpieces. Planning can be stressful, requiring time a...

HorsePower’s yearly bowling fundraiser coming February 25

Founded by Carrie Capes and Justin Yahnig in March of 2012 the nonprofit organization, HorsePower, was created as a place for therapeutic horseback riding lessons to children and adults with disabilities.

By: Abril Salinas, Reporter

February 8, 2017

On Saturday, Feb. 25 from 11 a.m. – 5 p.m., HorsePower will be hosting it's 5th annual bowling fundraiser at St. Charles Bowl. Their goal this year being to raise $30,000. “A lot of our riders have been in therapy their whole life. My son started when he was 14 months old, and it often feels lik...

Students are presented with opportunity to donate blood

Heartland officials and student council members are hoping for a high turn out for this years blood drive taking place on February 10th.

By: Abbi Grotto, Reporter

February 8, 2017

Heartland Blood Center will come to Kaneland on February 10 from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. to conduct a blood drive. This year about 25 student council members will be helping in the blood drive process. “We like to do service projects and give back to the community, especially the Kaneland community. On...

Goodenough family fund donates to KHS library

Senior Kylie Modaff is looking for the perfect book to read. Soon the library will have more books for students.

By: Bridget McCracken, Editor

February 7, 2017

Every year the Dennis and Karen Goodenough fund donates money to the KHS library. They give a generous donation of around $500 for the library to buy new books; they donate in the name of their grandchild who attends Kaneland. The budget given to the library from the school has been cut compared to w...

Cafe 302 reopens successfully

Cafe 302 reopens successfully

By: Richies Tiv, Reporter

February 3, 2017

Cooking has always been a passion for teacher Garrett Wolf, but so is working together to accomplish a single task--in this case, serving fresh meals on time. Cafe 302 is a student run lunchroom located in G118 where every meal is created by students. The meals can range anywhere from a simple salad...

Beloved staff member moves on to new opportunities

Beloved staff member moves on to new opportunities

By: Lucas Rotter, Executive Editor

January 20, 2017

Lori Grant, who has been incredibly involved with the Kaneland community for many years, celebrates her last day here at Kaneland High School surrounded by her coworkers and her students. Grant came to Kaneland after being the choir director at Batavia so she could see her children more. “M...

Harter Middle School students get involved in the Rosedale Freedom Project

Presidents Abbey Mondi and Braden Leeper talk to the school board about their work on the Rosedale Freedom Project.

By: Ava Mandele, Editor-in-Chief of Web

January 10, 2017

During the January 9, 2017 board meeting Superintendent Dr. Todd Leden recognized a group of Harter Middle School students for their contributions with the Rosedale Freedom Project. Rosedale, Mississippi is a small town with only 1,800 residents that borders the Mississippi River. In the past, Rosed...

December 12, 2016 board meeting

December 12, 2016 board meeting

By: Bridget McCracken and Karina Sanchez

January 4, 2017

The Board of Education met on December 12 to discuss topics including scheduling for the 2017-2018 year and budgets. The meeting started with Athletic Director Peter Goff going through all the fall sports and giving a summary on how each sport did. He also recognized a couple of athletes that were at...

Tom Fedderly resigns as head football coach

Tom Fedderly resigns as head football coach

By: Dylan Mondi, Special Project Editor

December 1, 2016

Kaneland has announced head football coach Tom Fedderly has resigned. Fedderly leaves behind a team that went 4-5 and failed to qualify for the playoffs for the second time in the past three years. “Coach Fedderly cared a lot about our program and did a lot to help us get better everyday he coul...

Student bands battle on the KHS stage

Student bands battle on the KHS stage

By: Ally Mitchinson, General Staff

November 18, 2016

Two bands took the stage in the Kaneland High School auditorium Wednesday, November 16 to battle it out for the title of winner for battle of the bands. The show began with Timothy Larsen, a Kaneland teacher and creator of the battle of the bands competition at Kaneland, accompanying himself on a rendi...

Kaneland in the process of adding a new badminton club

By: Ashley Edwards and David Babula

November 16, 2016

Paraprofessional and badminton lover, Jennifer Lupa, is currently in the process of starting the Kaneland Badminton Club. Lupa herself has been playing this sport since high school and has been a fan of it since.  It came to her attention when students were asking why Kaneland doesn’t have a ...

If you wanted a soft serve, you should have gone to Dairy Queen

If you wanted a soft serve, you should have gone to Dairy Queen

By: Stevie Kumar, Reporter

November 15, 2016

The tennis team really served up the competition during the 2016 season that ended with players Marley Schultz, Lauren Karolewicz and Liz Towell qualifying for state. This season the team came out with 8 wins and 4 losses. The players with the best record were doubles partners Anna Carlson and Av...