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Spent shell casing causes soft lockdown at KHS

Spent shell casing causes soft lockdown at KHS

By: Annika Berger, Production Manager

February 21, 2018


Filed under News, School, Showcase

Kaneland High School went into a hold-in-place procedure at 12:15 p.m. on Wednesday after a spent 9mm shell casing was found outside of the cafeteria. Teachers were instructed to continue classroom activities with locked doors and not allow student movement in or out of the rooms, per hold-in-place po...

A salute to the Student Advisory Board

A salute to the Student Advisory Board

By: KT Mattern and Richies Tiv

February 20, 2018


Filed under Board Meetings, News, School

At this past board meeting on February 12, the community discussed numerous issues including a salute to the newly formed Student Advisory Board. Starting this year, students were asked to join a new sort of club that consists of communicating with educational officials like the dean, assistant p...

Keeping staff and students safe using ALICE

Keeping staff and students safe using ALICE

By: Gabrielle Faletto and Ashley Edwards

January 23, 2018


Filed under Board Meetings, News

This past Wednesday, January 17th, the Board of Education met to discuss new business on the preparation of the 2018-2019 budget, an update on the Kaneland John Stewart co-teaching pilot and an update on the ALICE school safety training. In regards to the 2018-2019 budget, the administration has devel...

Give back to others and get back from the school

Give back to others and get back from the school

By: Madeline Hockey, Editor

December 19, 2017


Filed under News, School, Showcase

While sitting in 8th hour listening to the announcements, you might have heard the  Knights Way Drawing and wondered what it was and how you could win. The weekly drawing is new this year. “The Knights Way drawing was created to recognize good attitude and to acknowledge positive acts of student...

Remembering a fighting knight

Remembering a fighting knight

By: Emma Glennon, Editor

December 15, 2017


Filed under News, School, Showcase

“Hakuna matata, it mean no worries for the rest of your days.” That is how beloved alumna Julia Pratte lived out her life, even through three battles of Ewing Sarcoma, a form of bone cancer. But unfortunately, on Nov. 23 after all her family had come to celebrate Thanksgiving with her, Pratte ended her batt...

Board of Education honors school athletes with first live stream

Board of Education honors school athletes with first live stream

By: Dylan Calabrese and Evangelos Lekkas

December 1, 2017


Filed under Board Meetings, News, School

    The November 27 board meeting was jammed pack with athletes, parents and coaches from the high school. Athletic Director Peter Goff was called up to talk about this year's fall season. With seven sports all together, three sports finished first or tied for first in conference and the other fou...

Kaneland hosts 40th annual Madrigal Dinner

Kaneland hosts 40th annual Madrigal Dinner

By: Ashley Manzo, Reporter

November 30, 2017


Filed under News, School, Showcase

The high school will host its 40th annual Madrigal Dinner on Dec. 8 - 10 here in the cafeteria. Shows begin at 7 p.m. on Friday and Saturday night, and 2 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday afternoon. The Madrigal Dinner is a catered holiday dinner showcasing entertainment in Europe during the Renaissan...

Indoor marching concert honors band students

Indoor marching concert honors band students

By: Elizabeth Elliott, Reporter

November 28, 2017


Filed under News, School, Showcase

The crowds quickly rose to their seats as the band finished performing at their indoor marching concert. The process to having had such a good season is practice and more practice.     “During the summer we have two weeks of practice and students went to camps. Some of the camps they went to ...

Check out the College Career Center

Check out the College Career Center

By: Ella Miller, Reporter

November 27, 2017


Filed under News, School, Showcase

In the cafeteria check out the College Career Center. The College Career Center is a great resource to learn everything about college and jobs. The College Career Center is open every Tuesday and Wednesday during fourth, fifth and sixth period lunches and also one night each month after school. ...

Student advisory update

Student advisory update

By: Sarah Prunty, Reporter

November 27, 2017


Filed under News, School, Showcase

Student Advisory started up at the beginning of the year, meeting a couple Thursday’s a month during Late Start. A group of students from each grade were chosen at random to attend the first meeting, and around 30 students now are in the group. While students are not allowed to formally join anymore, their v...

New food drive tradition

New food drive tradition

By: Brett Wallner, Reporter

November 26, 2017


Filed under News, School, Showcase

Trying to start a new tradition, student council will be hosting their first ever food drive in their efforts to contribute to the community this holiday season. It will begin Nov. 27 and will go until Dec. 1. “We have so many things to be thankful for in this school district, and I think everybo...

HOPE feast brings a surprise

HOPE feast brings a surprise

By: Alex Malawski, Editor

November 19, 2017


Filed under News, School, Showcase

On Tuesday, November 14, during 4th and 5th period, the HOPE program held its 6th annual Thanksgiving feast. The gathering is possible with the collaborative efforts by families of students in the program and teachers. The dinner is held in the Auxiliary Gym, where the HOPE program has class eve...

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