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Battle of the movie theater

Battle of the movie theater

By: KT Mattern and Gabrielle Faletto

January 26, 2018


Filed under Battle of, Opinion, Showcase

Going to see a movie is easily in the top three things to do, especially during the cold winter months. Finding a movie you are interested in seeing is easy, but when it comes to deciding where to see the movie, your preference can depend on anything from food to the comfiness of seat. With so many theaters ...

#lifeoftheknight: Social media is not a right

#lifeoftheknight: Social media is not a right

By: Editorial Staff

January 25, 2018


Filed under Opinion, opinion, Opinions and Editorials, Showcase

In today’s society, hashtags have become a staple in social media culture. Whether it’s to spread activism like #MeToo or to show our support for a local sports team like #FlytheW, they still have the same goal, to spread and share information. What was supposed to bring the school together, the ...

To tell or not to tell

To tell or not to tell

By: Emma Glennon, Editor

January 16, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

 To tell or not to tell, that is the question. I understand why some things may need to be private. However, keeping things in and not dealing with your emotions can be harmful.  It's like putting mentos in pop. Eventually the pop can’t hold them in anymore, and the pop explodes all over the place...

Save money, take the bus

Save money, take the bus

By: Shelby Harper, Editor

January 8, 2018


Filed under Opinion, opinion, Opinions and Editorials

“Buzz buzz buzz!” there goes the daily alarm and here comes the morning rush to get to school. Some students may say that driving to school is a good thing because they can make their morning coffee pit-stops, can sleep in longer and don’t have to take the bus. I think it’s a waste of time. S...

Take action against gun violence

Take action against gun violence

By: Priscilla Purnell, Editor

December 20, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

More and more people are owning guns as the increase of mass shootings occur. However, not everyone is meeting the requirements because federal law does not require licensing of gun owners or purchasers. According to Gun Control Archive, just alone from January 1 to Nov.  5, there have been 307 shootings ...

December 8: Battle of the Christmas tree farms

December 8: Battle of the Christmas tree farms

By: KT Mattern and Gabrielle Faletto

December 8, 2017


Filed under 25 Days Of Christmas, Battle of, Showcase

With Christmas being right around the corner, families are in desperate need of Christmas trees to decorate from head to toe. Whether it be fraser fir, norway spruce, scotch pine, balsam fir, canaan fir or white pine, it’s important to narrow down your options when it comes to the best place to find...

Best and worst: Black Friday shopping

Best and worst: Black Friday shopping

By: Ashley Edwards and Madeline Hockey

November 23, 2017


Filed under Best and worst, Opinion, Showcase

With the holiday season finally underway, there are many stores who have sales going on. Here are five reasons why you should not go Black Friday shopping. Thanksgiving day is meant to be spent with family and creating new memories, not standing in line for hours just to get a deal that will be there o...

Piece of cake or piece of pie?

Piece of cake or piece of pie?

By: Matt Cushman and Richies Tiv

November 17, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Rivalry, Showcase

Once a month two of our staff members, Matt Cushman and Richies Tiv, are given a topic and they have 30 minutes to debate it. However, they are not allowed to speak. They type their arguments on a Google Document. They are allowed to use any research they can find on the internet to support their vie...

Battle of the breakfast places

Battle of the breakfast places

By: Gabrielle Faletto and KT Mattern

November 15, 2017


Filed under Battle of, Opinion, Showcase

One thing all high schoolers have in common is their love for food. Whether it be a quick morning breakfast fix or a study date at a nearby cafe, going out to breakfast is a great way to start the morning. A couple of well known breakfast places in Kane County are Egg Harbor Cafe and Buttermilk. Bot...

Should high schoolers go trick-or-treating?

Should high schoolers go trick-or-treating?

By: Priscilla Purnell and KT Mattern

October 30, 2017


Filed under Opinion, opinion, Showcase

High schoolers should trick or treat: By: Priscilla Purnell High School students should be able to go Trick-or-Treating. Halloween is a holiday that is fun to celebrate and something to look forward to each year. It is something enjoyable for all ages, so why should there be an age limit? Contrary...

Battle of the pumpkin patches

Battle of the pumpkin patches

By: Gabrielle Faletto and KT Mattern

October 27, 2017


Filed under Battle of, Opinion

        With the fall season in full speed ahead, many people in the Kaneland community are on the look out for the best pumpkins to carve for front door decor. Two of the most known pumpkin patches in the kaneland district include Kuipers Family Farm and the Sugar Grove Pumpkin Farm an...

Best and worst: scary movies

Best and worst: scary movies

By: Ashley Edwards and Madeline Hockey

October 25, 2017


Filed under Best and worst, Opinion, Showcase

The top 10 best scary Movies: The top-rated scary movie is Get Out (2017). Most recently released, “Get Out”, according to critics, was an “effective and entertaining horror/comedy thrill ride,”(Rotten Tomatoes). This movie is the story of an African American man meeting his white girlfriend's fam...

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