• (08/29) Open House @ KHS
  • (08/28) Board of Education Meeting @ KHMS
  • (08/25) Picture Day
  • (08/24) Picture Day
  • (08/20) Montgomery Parade
  • (08/18) Elburn Days Parade
  • (08/16) First Day of School
  • (08/14) Board of Education Meeting @ KHMS
  • (08/08) New Student Orientation @ KHS

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Five Day School Weeks are Unhealthy and Not Beneficial to Students

By: Kyra Motyka, Reporter April 7, 2021

Students are constantly overwhelmed by school and all things that come with it. By the time Friday rolls around, students are exhausted. By our fifth consecutive school day, all we want is sleep and to...

Why Chick-fil-A is the Only Way

By: Jenna Lin, Editor-in-Chief of Print and Social Media Manager March 22, 2021

Every day I seem to be in some sort of dilemma. To shop or not to shop, to study or to procrastinate, to stay in and do puzzles or to go out with friends, to go to one college or the other. But if you...

You are more likely to be perceived as smart when your surroundings also reflect this idea. That is why I spend the majority of my day lounging beside a stack of my most recent reads.

It’s Better to be Book Smart

By: Sophia Mullins, Co-Editor-in-Chief of Web and Copy Editor March 22, 2021

Today’s world is filled to the brim with distractions. The use of social media and cell phones has become so over the top that kids tend to get swept away by them. Hours can go by before a teen even...

Our Only Hope for the End

By: Travis Johnson, Reporter December 7, 2020

When a Coronavirus vaccine becomes available to you, will you take it? This question is resting on the minds of hundreds of millions of Americans, as three strong vaccine candidates have emerged with the...

To promote unity, Aurora artists paint the windows of downtown businesses with inspiring messages. Even during these hard times, people are able to come together to create something beautiful.

Speaking Up and Speaking Out

By: Sophie Opp, Editor July 12, 2020

Since the shocking murder of George Floyd on May 25, society has been launched into a time of racial tension and misunderstanding. Black Lives Matter (BLM) is a movement that has grown from situations...

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

The Lost Meaning of Admiration

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,...

Empty isles after panic buyers at North Aurora Woodmans.

Resisting the Urge to Hoard Supplies

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...

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...

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...

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...

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

Top 5 Reasons to Travel 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...

Do(g)nate to Tails

Do(g)nate to Tails

By: Bailey Prichard, Editor February 8, 2019

Animals have feelings, and they all deserve to be loved and cared for. Donations for Tails Humane Society are a great way to share the wealth to homeless dogs, cats and small critters. “Tails is...

Illustration by Kt Mattern

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...

Join the Krier!

By: Staff January 22, 2019

Cartoon by Nina Piazza

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...

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