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Hallway passes make school a safer environment

Hallway passes make school a safer environment

By: Richies Tiv, Editor

October 31, 2017

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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...

Little scientists in the making

Little scientists in the making

By: Vanessa Pitts, Editor

May 8, 2017

Science teacher Joanna Edelman met with several high school students preparing to become educators to put together fun science experiments for the preschoolers at KHS. The activities helped students learn how to work with kids and how to plan out activities as a teacher. “I hope the kids develop a passion for sci...

The WYSE go to state

The WYSE go to state

By: Richies Tiv, Reporter

April 20, 2017

Tick...Tock...Tick...Tock…...Stop! Dead silence, sweat drips and a look of worry is cast among students as they anticipate how well they performed. This academic competition, participated by a group of selective students, is known as the Worldwide Youth in Science and Engineering (WYSE) competi...

Annual Fine Arts Festival

Annual Fine Arts Festival

By: McKenna Mosley, Reporter

April 19, 2017

On Sunday, April 9, Kaneland High School hosted the 2017 Kaneland Community Fine Arts Festival from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Students, teachers, artists and volunteers attended the festival to view all the art on Sunday. Multiple artists appeared at the festival and showed off previous art work and even wor...

Jennifer French fills student council sponsor

Jennifer French fills student council sponsor

By: Alex Malawski, Reporter

February 27, 2017

After the departure of former Student Council co-sponsor,  Lori Grant, the student council was in need of a replacement. Math teacher Jennifer French will fill the position of student council co-sponsor on March 1, 2017 alongside Sally Wilson. French has worked here at Kaneland since the fall of 2011. To be...