Kaneland Krier

The Lost Meaning of Admiration

Charlie Platt stands proudly in the Montgomery Ridge Ambulance Service parking lot. Platt has dedicated his life to serving others.

By: Sophie Opp

April 23, 2020

As of March 5, social media star Chase Hudson has 15.1 million followers on the TikTok platform. Nearly every teenager knows Hudson’s name or his username on the app, “lilhuddy.” On top of that, most teenagers probably happen to be one of his followers. At just 17-years old, Hudson is considered to  ...

Resisting the Urge to Hoard Supplies

Empty isles after panic buyers at North Aurora Woodmans.

By: Sarah Janito, Reporter

March 22, 2020

During the coronavirus pandemic, stores are selling out shelves of just about everything: bread, water, cleaning supplies and the most popular item, toilet paper. These items seem like a necessity in the midst of a mass panic like this, but stocking up on cases of water and multiple loaves of bread at...

Maintaining a positive outlook during challenging times

Maintaining a positive outlook during challenging times

By: Jenna Lin, Editor

March 19, 2020

As we are in the midst of this three-week period of confusion, distraught and even boredom, we may be left wondering if there even is an end in sight. There seems to be not one good thing that has happened in the past week. Now students may think that a three-week Spring Break is amazing, but many Spring...

Life Without Sports

Photo by Ben Durballa

By: Ben Durbala, Editor in Chief of Print

March 16, 2020

Amid the COVID-19 outbreak, the entire sports world has shut down. For diehard sports fans like myself, this is a tragedy within itself. I find myself checking the ESPN app multiple times a day only to find no scores or highlights, constantly leaving me in disbelief that there really are no sports being...

Cancel your trips, stay home

Cancel your trips, stay home

By: Gianna Provenzano, Web Master Executive

March 15, 2020

We are currently experiencing something that most of us have never experienced, at least not to this degree: a pandemic. While the most recent pandemic happened in 2009 (the swine flu, as it came to be known), the world didn’t shut down quite like it is now. I’m sure we all have seen how our world...

Remembering Kobe Bryant

Remembering Kobe Bryant

By: Jack Holder, Reporter

January 27, 2020

Below are Krier Reporter Jack Holder's thoughts in the immediate aftermath of the tragic death of Kobe Bryant and the eight others who passed away on Sunday. A few hours ago, it came to my attention that Kobe Bryant, NBA superstar and Academy Award winner, had apparently passed away in a...

Over the Top Prices to Park at KHS

Over the Top Prices to Park at KHS

By: Abby Lycan, Editor

January 23, 2020

While driving to school is a luxury and is not required, since there are buses that are provided by the school, many students would rather drive themselves if they are able to. Buying a parking pass at Kaneland High School for the entire year is $180, which is outrageous. We already pay fees at the...

What is a Senior Sunrise?

What is a Senior Sunrise?

By: Sasha Clinnin, Editor

January 23, 2020

For most people, senior year is all about making memories and having the time of their life. Everyone looks forward to senior year and the final days they will spend with their childhood friends. Many people celebrate these last moments with traditions like football games and school sponsored events....

JOKER: Worth The Watch?

JOKER: Worth The Watch?

By: Sarah Janito, Reporter

October 17, 2019

Todd Phillips’ Joker was recently released in theaters, and has caused quite a stir. From riots to fights, the DC villain has been the roots of mayhem lately. However, what caused the sudden violence in theaters across the country?   For one, it is violent. Joaquin Phoenix’s take on the...

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

Taking a river cruise not only allows tourists to see buildings from a new perspective, but they can learn more about the city’s history from a professional's point of view.

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

On the 2018 spring break trip students travelled to Spain and Italy and were able to visit eight cities in only ten days.

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...