Four years of success in theater

Four years of success in theater

By: Sydney Torrente, Reporter

June 26, 2017


Filed under News, School, Showcase

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


Filed under News, School, Showcase

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


Filed under News, School, Showcase

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


Filed under News, School, Showcase

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


Filed under News, School

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...

Jennifer French fills student council sponsor

Jennifer French fills student council sponsor

By: Alex Malawski, Reporter

February 27, 2017


Filed under News, School

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...

Junior Nathan Maras wins Mr. Kaneland

Junior Nathan Maras wins Mr. Kaneland

By: Donatela Sommesi, Reporter

February 21, 2017


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Every year, male students from all grades at KHS compete against each other in an all boys pageant that raises money for the Kaneland Cares Foundation. This year, 13 gentlemen joined forces to create an unforgettable performance, crowning junior Nathan Maras in the end. Not to be forgotten, fi...

Winter assembly ends in success

Winter assembly ends in success

By: Richies Tiv, Reporter

February 21, 2017


Filed under School

Informative, entertaining and impactful: these three words sum up the winter assembly at KHS. The whole school rallied up in the KHS east gym Friday afternoon to hear and see numerous events. These ranged from commendations of athletes to a musical chairs game with our Mr. Kaneland contestants. ...

New Semester, new HERO

New Semester, new HERO

By: Josh Kellum, Reporter

February 13, 2017


Filed under School

As a new semester begins, Kaneland will unveil a school wide Hero update. The new update will bring new features like a website and an app as well as improvements to it’s already initiated features. The website and app are already out and will allow students and parents access to their Hero portal, p...

3 Bump Chumps win 2nd annual Boys Volleyball Tournament

3 Bump Chumps win 2nd annual Boys Volleyball Tournament

By: Gabrielle Faletto, Reporter

February 10, 2017


Filed under News, School

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...

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