• (05/21) Graduation/Commencement - NIU Convocation Center @ 5 p.m.
  • (05/24) Finals - One hour early dismissal
  • (05/25) Finals - One hour early dismissal
  • (05/26) Last day of school/One hour early dismissal

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Archers score in groups of four and score on tablets and on paper to make sure scores are accurately recorded. Once three whistles blast, archers can proceed to the targets and score their arrows. Targets are scored from ten to one, the very center being the highest score on the target. Archers must mark the arrow holes every end in case any arrows bounce out so they can be called.

A Weekend at the USA Archery Nationals

By: Emma Schaefer, Design Manager & Production Manager February 9, 2021

A popular Valentines Day tradition has always been to celebrate with chocolate. This year, indulge with some holiday-themed chocolate-covered pretzels.

Enjoy a Sweet Valentine’s Day Treat

By: Mia Bergman, Editor February 5, 2021

As Valentine's Day approaches, get festive with an easy treat that is sure to make your loved ones swoon. These chocolate-covered, Valentine-inspired pretzels are ready in minutes and require little clean...

Reddit is home to many different groups of people on the internet. These groups of people can be very influential because of their large numbers and strong opinions.

The Power of Reddit

By: Anna Olp, Editor February 3, 2021

The internet, as many people know, is a hub of information, opinions and powerful numbers of people. A culmination of these combined aspects of the internet can all be found on one website, Reddit.  Reddit...

Kaneland High School Principal Jill Maras introduces new staff members to the board of education. This year has been full of new experiences, and with that comes new teachers.

January 25 Board Meeting

By: Sophie Opp and Casey Walters January 27, 2021

All members of the board were present for their meeting on Jan. 25, 2021, via Zoom. The meeting primarily focused on updates regarding the pandemic and providing a recap of the school year thus far. As...

Batavias Randall 15 Theater, located on Randall Road. Their shutdown comes after the company filed for bankruptcy just before the COVID-19 pandemic in February 2020.

The Fate of Batavia’s Randall 15 Theater

By: Madison Kleivo, Reporter January 15, 2021

       The movie theater experience has always been a very special part of society. As early as the 1900s, families and friends have gathered together to experience the thrill of viewing their most...

A collection of films from all genres continues to grow. As new films are released, many forget the classics that defined cinema.

Six Films Every Person Should See in Their Lifetime

By: Sarah Janito, Editor January 4, 2021

   Movie buff or not, almost every person has their own list of favorites, including professional critics and sites such as iMDB and the American Film Institute (AFI.) Most lists have shared films,...

Board members discussed areas of improvement for the high school. These decisions regarding where to allocate the districts money and what fixes are most important are not taken lightly by the board or administration.

November 30 Board Meeting

By: Anna Olp and Sophie Opp December 1, 2020

On Mon., Nov. 30, all of the Kaneland Board members were present for the board meeting via Zoom. The night began with a moment of silence held for former Kaneland High School Treasurer Christine Steenwyk,...

Students log on to Canvas, respond to emails and attend Zoom calls to stay connected on their remote days. This year has been challenging, but Kaneland administrators and teachers are working hard to extend learning opportunities to students.

October 14 Board Meeting

By: Anna Olp and Sophie Opp October 16, 2020

On Wed., Oct. 14, Kaneland School District 302 held their fourth board meeting since the start of the school year. All members of the Board of Education were present to discuss varying topics regarding...

Chicago houses hundreds of buildings, some that tower over the rest of the city. Fear of heights is one of the most common phobias, affecting about five percent of the population.

Living in Fear: A Close Look at People’s Phobias

By: Sophie Opp, Editor October 13, 2020

As Halloween approaches, people across the country will flock to haunted houses and scary movies to get a thrill. While screaming at a slasher movie can be enjoyable for some, other people are terrified...

The Kaneland High School Marching Knights perform for residents at the Sugar Grove Senior Living building.

Kaneland Performing Arts Section Changes Plans for Practices, Rehearsals and More

By: Kevin Sigrist, Reporter October 12, 2020

Since the beginning of the 2020-2021 school year and earlier, Kaneland’s performing arts department has begun getting back into the swing of things, despite significant changes due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Due...

Viewing art exhibits has become a challenge due to COVID-19 safety precautions. Artists Sam Lavigne and Tega Brain created an online exhibit revolving around this very topic.

Online Art Amazes People Amid The Pandemic

By: Madison Kleivo October 7, 2020

In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, thousands of businesses have shut down, including art museums. Online art galleries have been a saving grace to those who cannot go a day without seeing their favorite...

As schools around the country adapt to learning during the pandemic, many have taken different courses of action.

Local Schools Return-to-Learn: Education Amid the Unprecedented

By: Travis Johnson, Reporter October 6, 2020

The past month of this school year has been anything but predictable. With the problem of the novel Coronavirus constantly looming, Kaneland and surrounding schools have each implemented their own specialized...

The attendance office is located across the hall from Student Services in the A hallway. This year, referrals have only been attendance related at the high school.

September 28 Board Meeting

By: Mia Bergman, Editor October 2, 2020

The Kaneland School District board members held their biweekly meeting in person on Sept. 29, 2020. The meeting was held in accordance with the Phase Four guidelines given by the Illinois Department of...

Robert Brougham, owner of The Cakery in North Aurora, has baked and sold many COVID-19 related cakes in recent months.

Small Businesses Express Concerns About the Pandemic Despite Government Help

By: Ashley Vanderhoff, Reporter September 25, 2020

For a mother and hairdresser like Kari Catey, the task of paying her bills became more difficult when her small business was required to close down without federal or state government assistance or guidance....

Senior Aaron Lodwig runs through the finish at the Kaneland vs. Marmion vs. Sandwich boys varsity cross country meet.

Kaneland’s State Champion Cross Country Team Still Competing In Midst Of Pandemic

By: Brady Babka September 23, 2020

On Tuesday, Sept. 15, Kaneland’s boys varsity cross country team defeated Marmion Academy 24-31 and Sandwich 18-40 in a meet held at Kaneland High School.  Although fall sports, including cross country,...

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