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Knights Win at Geneva For First Time in 30 years

Knights Win at Geneva For First Time in 30 years

By: Mckenna Ryan and Olivia Ortegel

September 9, 2019

       On Friday, Sept. 6, the Kaneland varsity football team defeated Geneva 42-14, winning at the home of the Vikings for the first time in 30 years.  With Kaneland players knowing that they had not won at Geneva since 1989, they came into the game ready to change history.     ...

Board Meeting: Aug 26, 2019

By: Gio Valle, Editor

August 30, 2019

On Monday, Aug. 26, 2019, the Kaneland Board of Education held their biweekly meeting at Kaneland Harter Middle School to discuss various issues that are relevant at the start of the school.  Superintendent Dr. Todd Leden started by recognizing the Taste of Kaneland, which took place Sunday, Aug. 25...

The 7 wonders of France

The 7 wonders of France

By: Kt Mattern, Executive

April 18, 2019

Arromanches-les-bains While many tourists may not visit the beautiful country of France to see old war zones, the town of Arromanches-les-Bains is a true testament to natural beauty even if bombs once raided the same beaches that people now sunbathe on. Mostly known for bordering one of the beaches ...

Top 5 reasons to take a trip out of the country with KHS

Top 5 reasons to take a trip out of the country with KHS

By: Madeline Hockey, Executive

April 4, 2019

  Become more independent Traveling with the school gives you the experience of a lifetime. From traveling from country to country to having hours of free time to explore, each of these opportunities helps you become more independent. While on the trip, you may take numerous flights, bus ri...

Marvel introduces its newest superhero: Captain Marvel

Marvel introduces its newest superhero: Captain Marvel

By: Bailey Prichard, Editor

April 2, 2019

To the excitement of fans the newest superhero, Captain Marvel, has arrived. Captain Marvel has a superstar cast with many widely known Hollywood stars, including Brie Larson, who plays Carol Danvers, the main protagonist; Samuel L. Jackson, who plays a young Nick Fury; and Jude Law, who plays Y...

The dangers of energy drinks

The dangers of energy drinks

By: Ashley Manzo, Editor

February 5, 2019

With students having to balance school, a social life, sports, clubs or a job, the workload can be exhausting. On top of that, they may be getting just a few hours of sleep at night. These key factors influence students to turn to energy drinks. Although they might give you a quick caffeine boost, the long te...

Choosing to decorate early

Choosing to decorate early

By: Ashley Manzo, Editor

December 17, 2018

It seems that there’s two kinds of people in this world: Those who go into Christmas mode before Thanksgiving and those who wait until after. Personally, I start planning presents and listening to holiday music in early November. My festiveness may be a little extreme, but what’s the harm in getti...

Suncity: A diverse collection

Suncity: A diverse collection

By: Regan O'Brien, Reporter

November 28, 2018

Pop/R&B music artist Khalid has been rising up the song charts these past few years. With his first single, Location, Khalid was able to hit the Billboard’s top ten for Hot R&B songs. His first album, American Teen, was released later in March of 2017, boosting him to become one of the most p...

Battle of the fall treats

Battle of the fall treats

By: Madalyn Webb, Abby Lycan, and Regan O'Brien

November 2, 2018

Our taste buds drove us to downtown Geneva to try the fall delicacies in the midst of the beloved fall season. The large chain we chose is one that is well known and loved by all ages. It’s everywhere you go, even if you try to avoid it. Starbucks. The Pumpkin Spice Frappuccino is one of the...

Happy Howlaween

Happy Howlaween

By: Abby Lycan and Ashlyn Klecka

November 1, 2018

Halloween is the one time a year where everyone can dress up as a different identity. It’s often overlooked as to what our animals are gonna be. We decided to scout out the best costumes in stores and costumes you could put together at home. We first went to Marshall’s which had a surprisingly...

The spirit of Inktober

The spirit of Inktober

By: Isabella Haulk, Reporter

October 31, 2018

October is a special time for all aspiring artists, especially with the challenge that artist Jake Parker has created. Inktober is a month-long challenge where artists make one ink drawing each day that can connect with a prompt list. This can help with the main things traditional artists strugg...

Top five Halloween movies to give you the chills

Top five Halloween movies to give you the chills

By: Sophia Mullins, Reporter

October 29, 2018

As Halloween approaches, there is nothing better to do than curl up under a warm blanket and watch a movie. Over the past month, I took it upon myself to watch basically every Halloween movie I could find and rate some of them in order of greatness. To make this somewhat easier I decided to include mo...

Seaya SeaWorld

Seaya SeaWorld

By: Bailey Prichard, Editor

June 27, 2018

   Have you ever been smooshed in the back seat of a car? Or been so hungry but not been able to eat? Ever been on vacation without your family and miss them? That’s how the whales at Seaworld feel everyday, not voluntarily. The movie Blackfish came out five years ago in 2013 and are just now st...