• (3/22) University of Wisconsin-La Crosse visit @ 9:15 a.m.
  • (3/23) U.S. Army visit @ 10 a.m.
  • (3/24) Student Responsibility Standard graded

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COVID Affecting the Holiday Season

COVID Affecting the Holiday Season

By: Sarah Molitor, Reporter November 20, 2020

The holiday season in the Kaneland community may look different this year due to the prevailing coronavirus pandemic and the sudden rise in positive cases within Illinois. The number of COVID-19 cases...

Construction on Anderson Rd. has been ongoing since the summer. This extension benefits emergency responders, as well as the residents in the area.

Extension of Anderson Road in Elburn to be Completed in Early November

By: Kyra Motyka, Reporter October 23, 2020

Anderson Road in Elburn will finally be extended through Blackberry Creek, connecting to Hughes Road. The extension will be funded by three different sources: federal money, state money and village money....

Students log on to Canvas, respond to emails and attend Zoom calls to stay connected on their remote days. This year has been challenging, but Kaneland administrators and teachers are working hard to extend learning opportunities to students.

October 14 Board Meeting

By: Anna Olp and Sophie Opp October 16, 2020

On Wed., Oct. 14, Kaneland School District 302 held their fourth board meeting since the start of the school year. All members of the Board of Education were present to discuss varying topics regarding...

The Kaneland High School Marching Knights perform for residents at the Sugar Grove Senior Living building.

Kaneland Performing Arts Section Changes Plans for Practices, Rehearsals and More

By: Kevin Sigrist, Reporter October 12, 2020

Since the beginning of the 2020-2021 school year and earlier, Kaneland’s performing arts department has begun getting back into the swing of things, despite significant changes due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Due...

The attendance office is located across the hall from Student Services in the A hallway. This year, referrals have only been attendance related at the high school.

September 28 Board Meeting

By: Mia Bergman, Editor October 2, 2020

The Kaneland School District board members held their biweekly meeting in person on Sept. 29, 2020. The meeting was held in accordance with the Phase Four guidelines given by the Illinois Department of...

Social distancing signs have been placed throughout Kaneland High School in advance of students first in-person day of Thursday, August 20. A typically crowded hallway stands empty now, but will look different next week.

Latest Board Meeting Focuses on Details of Return to Learn Plan

By: Sarah Janito, Editor August 11, 2020

On Monday, August 10, Kaneland School District 302 Board members Shana Sparber, Ryan Kerry, Gale Pavlak and Pedro Rivas held a regularly scheduled meeting in the Harter Middle School cafeteria to further...

Students wait in line near the main office of Kaneland High School for parking passes. Mondays board meeting focused on updating the details on what is sure to be a different school year for everyone.

Board Meeting Focuses on Updates on Return to Learn Plan

By: Sarah Janito, Editor July 28, 2020

Kaneland School Board members Meg Junk, Ryan Kerry, Aaron Lawler, Gale Pavlak and Shana Sparber held a socially distanced meeting in the Harter Middle School cafeteria on Monday, July 27, to further discuss...

The Kaneland School Board discusses two possible models of learning for the upcoming school year.

Board Meeting Focuses on Return to Learn Plan

By: Mia Bergman, Editor July 2, 2020

On Monday, June 29, 2020, the Kaneland School Board discussed the current status of Kaneland’s Return to Learn plan. Superintendent Dr. Todd Leden explained two possible models of learning for the 2020-2021...

Community members at the peaceful assembly at Elburns Village Hall hold signs in support of the Black Lives Matter movement. Throughout America, people have come together to demonstrate their commitment to ending systemic injustice towards and mistreatment of Black people.

Peaceful Protest in Elburn

By: Sophia Mullins June 7, 2020

2020 Kaneland High School graduates Bethany Duffey and Isabella Mohatt organized a peaceful assembly in support of the Black Lives Matter movement that took place from 12:00-2:00 PM on Sunday, June 7....

Status of Graduation Ceremony Remains in Doubt

Status of Graduation Ceremony Remains in Doubt

By: Sami Callaghan, Ad and Business Manager Executive April 2, 2020

The world has come to a pause, and many events that people had planned for the future are in question right now. At this point, the Kaneland community is unaware when or even if we will go back to school...

Photo taken in Venice, Italy.

How People in Italy are Managing Life in Full Lockdown

By: Ayshe Ali, Editor March 20, 2020

COVID-19, or coronavirus, has become a global pandemic directly affecting 119 countries and counting. Some of those countries have been hit harder than others. One example is Italy. With over 40,000 identified...

How Have Schools From Surrounding Areas Handled Coronavirus?

How Have Schools From Surrounding Areas Handled Coronavirus?

By: Emma Schaefer, Editor March 18, 2020

On March 13, 2020, Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker closed schools statewide with the goal of preventing the spread of the coronavirus. Different school districts have taken different approaches when it comes...

1/13 Board Meeting at KHMS

By: Ayshe Ali, Editor January 23, 2020

On Jan. 13, 2020, the Board of Education held a meeting at Kaneland Harter Middle School to discuss multiple topics regarding the district. To start off the meeting, Brian Faulkner, the principal...

Kaneland Alum Eric Ferguson Returns For Homecoming Parade

Kaneland Alum Eric Ferguson Returns For Homecoming Parade

By: Ayshe Ali, Editor October 11, 2019

On Oct. 9, 2019, Eric Ferguson, Kaneland Alum and host of “Eric in the Morning with Melissa and Whip” on 101.9 the Mix, visited his hometown of Elburn to be the grand marshal of the Homecoming parade.   In...

Medal Of Honor Recipient Visits Kaneland

Medal Of Honor Recipient Visits Kaneland

By: Ayshe Ali and Emma Schaefer October 10, 2019

On Sept. 25, 2019, Javier Martinez’s 6 hour U.S. History class took part in a nation-wide Livestream with a medal of honor recipient, James “Doc” McCloughan. Over 140 different teachers were signed...

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