• (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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Fearless (Taylor’s Version) and Red (Taylor’s Version) vinyls sit in Barnes & Noble. The albums were released with Republic Records.

Taylor Swift’s decision to re-record her music

By: Carli Filek, Reporter January 6, 2023

     11-time Grammy-winning artist Taylor Swift has recently put out re-recorded versions of her old albums. 14 years after it was first released, Love Story is playing on the radio again. The early...

A storm impacts the western Chicagoland area on Nov. 10, 2020. The storm was responsible for 80 mph winds in Sugar Grove, Illinois, and produced an EF0 tornado near Maple Park, Illinois, a few minutes prior to the picture being taken.

A history of severe weather in Chicagoland

By: Nathan Lapitan, Reporter January 1, 2023

     Chicago, Illinois, home of nearly three million people, has seen its fair share of historic severe weather all across the city and its surrounding metropolitan area. From blizzards that shut down...

The board members review information about the tax levy. The Kaneland district is expected to receive a total levy increase of 5.87% and the money from the tax levy will assist in providing for programs, services, operating costs and other expenditures in the 2023-24 school year.

Board Meeting 12.12.22

By: Katie Pfotenhauer, Voices 2 Editor & Columnist December 13, 2022

     On Monday, Dec. 12, Kaneland Community Unit School District 302 hosted its regularly scheduled board meeting at 7 p.m. in the sixth-grade team room at Kaneland Harter Middle School. All board members...

Athletic trainer Maggie Walker consults with sophomore basketball player Chase Kruckenberg. This year, ankle injuries are common for basketball players.

Trainers: The Pillar of Athletics

By: Audrey Walker, Reporter December 1, 2022

     Just three minutes after the final school bell rings, student-athletes have already started filing into a medical-looking room. They vary by year and sport, but all have one thing in common: they...

Personalized Learning Coordinator Laura Garland and Director of Human Resources Dr. Chris Adkins gave an update on the Kaneland IgKnight Personalized Learning Academy for the 2023-24 school year. It will expand to more grade levels as eighth graders attending the learning academy move to ninth grade for the 2024-25 school year.

Board Meeting 11.28.22

By: Katie Pfotenhauer, Voices 2 Editor & Columnist November 29, 2022

     On Monday, Nov. 28, Kaneland Community Unit School District 302 hosted its regularly scheduled board meeting at 7 p.m. in the sixth-grade team room at Kaneland Harter Middle School. All board members...

Dont Worry Darling is displayed on a sign outside a theater at Classic Cinemas Charlestowne 18 Theatre in St. Charles. Starring Harry Styles and Florence Pugh, the film gained a lot of attention online.

Don’t Worry Darling | Review

By: Sammy Dunne, Co-Social Media Manager and Photography Executive November 17, 2022

     Don’t Worry Darling, directed and produced by Olivia Wilde, stars Florence Pugh and Harry Styles as Alice and Jack Chambers. The film, which quickly rose to popularity on social media platforms...

In honor of Nov. 15 being Board Members Day in Illinois, each board member was gifted a balloon and cookie cake. District Superintendent of Schools Dr. Todd Leden and student ambassador and senior Lindsay Yost then went on to thank the board for what they do for the Kaneland Community Unit School District 302.

Board Meeting 11.14.22

By: Katie Pfotenhauer, Voices 2 Editor & Columnist November 15, 2022

     On Monday, Nov. 14, Kaneland Community Unit School District 302 hosted its regularly scheduled board meeting at 7 p.m. in the sixth-grade team room at Kaneland Harter Middle School. All board members...

Junior Jessica Wrobel cheers on runners as they complete the 5k run. Wrobel attended the event to complete her National Honor Society volunteering hours.

Marklund holds 10th annual 5k fundraiser

By: Adalynn Ruh, Reporter November 10, 2022

     On Sunday, Oct. 16, 2022, Marklund, an organization that supports individuals who have profound disabilities, hosted its 10th annual 5k fundraiser. The fundraiser took place at Marklund Hyde Center...

Obscurity Brewing and Craft Mead is located in downtown Elburn. The restaurant specializes in beer, barbecue and craft mead.

Corner Grind officially bought by Illinois Crafted

By: Olivia King and Lauren Babka November 3, 2022

     At the end of July 2022, Illinois Crafted bought Corner Grind. The official announcement was made on Oct. 2, 2022, on multiple social media platforms.       Corner Grind, located on Main...

The phone pocket holder hangs in Spanish and French teacher Cristian Hernandez’s classroom. Each student has an assigned pocket for their phone.

Phone pocket usage in foreign language classes

By: Carli Filek, Reporter November 3, 2022

     Foreign language students at Kaneland are asked to keep their cell phones in an assigned pocket in their classroom. Students put their phones in the pockets before the period starts and are allowed...

A meteor flies through the night sky. Approximately 30 meteor showers that are visible from Earth occur each year, according to NASA.

Leonids meteor shower returns this November

By: Arianna Failor, Co-News 1 Editor November 2, 2022

     On Nov. 12, 1799, Andrew Ellicot, a surveyor for George Washington, recorded the first meteor shower in North America. Known as the Leonids meteor shower, it has been around for millennia, appearing...

Scream is a late 90s horror flick that revitalized the genre with its unique meta-take. The film’s current streaming location is on Paramount Plus.

Scream (1996) | Review

By: Lizzy Sidman, Feature 2 Editor October 31, 2022

     The 1996 film Scream, directed by American horror master Wes Craven, is most known for how it popularized meta-horror, a genre of self-referential horror movies. The movie is also credited with...

Students use insults derived from stereotypes. Stereotypes can be used to justify harmful and rude ideas.

Stereotypes that students face

By: Lillie Bobé, Photos Editor October 28, 2022

     Stereotypes are inescapable. They can be observed in various forms of media like movies and books as well as in everyday life. Many people who are involved in things like sports or clubs are heavily...

Senior Amelia Marsan looks out onto the football field during senior night on Friday, Oct. 21. Marsan has been cheering for Kaneland since elementary school.

Senior Night: The Last Hoorah

By: Abbey Mondi, Voices 1 Editor October 28, 2022

     The lights turn off and that's when the realization sinks in that this will be the last time seniors will have played a game or performed at Kaneland High School.      As October comes to...

Numerous buses are parked in the Kaneland bus parking lot, while others are out on routes picking up students. Currently, Kaneland has more buses than bus drivers available.

Kaneland experiences bus driver shortage

By: Preslee Sutherland, Reporter October 25, 2022

     Kaneland Community Unit School District 302 has had a decrease in bus drivers because of an assortment of unforeseen events out of anyone’s control since the year 2020, and the number of drivers...

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