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During Kanelands Walk of Champions, the WYSE team is clapped out to go down to the University of Illinois for the state competition.

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...

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...

Ben Manugas, Garrett Buerke, Muize Rahman, Isaac Brazee, Ryan St. Peter, Kyle Wells, Dan Deboer, Joe Fahnestock, Mason Sampson, and Edgar Villafuerte pose for a team photo before going into the biggest competition of their season.

Chess Club Qualifies for State

By: Shelby Harper , Reporter February 27, 2017

On Friday February 10, 2017, the Kaneland Chess team earned a spot at the IHSA State Tournament. The Kaneland Chess team maintained a 4-3 record at the state finals. Out of 149 teams, Kaneland achieved...

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...

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.

3 Bump Chumps win 2nd annual Boys Volleyball Tournament

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....

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.

Shredding 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...

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.”

Everything prom: from themes to decorations

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,...

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.

HorsePower’s yearly bowling fundraiser coming February 25

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...

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

Students are presented with opportunity to donate blood

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....

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

Goodenough family fund donates to KHS library

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...

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...

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...

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

Harter Middle School students get involved in 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...

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...

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