• (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

Kaneland Krier

Many students find themselves getting their homework and essays done in the evening after a long day of school. Oftentimes, students don’t get to do their schoolwork until late at night - and sometimes not at all - due to procrastinating, work obligations or extracurricular activities.

Procrastination: Everybody does it, but can we avoid it?

By: Sophie Ponce de Leon, Reporter November 18, 2021

     No one enjoys coming home from a long day at school knowing that you have multiple pounds of homework waiting for you. Especially when you already did enough work during the school day with multiple...

A look inside to the racks of clothing at Beautiful U, a resale shop and ministry located in Elburn. Beautiful U ministries and resale shops help house homeless mothers.

Beautiful U: More Than Just a Resale Store

By: Abbey Mondi, Reporter November 16, 2021

     Reusing items is a great way to reduce our carbon footprint, but there's more than that going on inside the doors of Beautiful U. A shop that's located in downtown Elburn, Beautiful U is mainly...

With Kaneland’s various athletic teams there is a lot that goes into making each one of their budgets. There are aspects like equipment, uniforms and fees that all play into the amount of money each sport can get.

Kaneland Sports Teams Budgets

By: Abbey Mondi, Reporter November 1, 2021

     Point, score, win and goal are all words most athletes like to hear, but before those words can be said and a sport can be played, a budget has to be set in stone. With over 27 sports teams at...

Students attending Kaneland High School work on their various assignments. Due to COVID-19 safety protocols, the masked students utilize their Chromebooks while physically distanced from one another.

2022 brings students of Illinois multiple excused mental health days

By: Lilliana Bobé, Reporter October 30, 2021

     At the beginning of 2022, all students in Illinois will be granted the opportunity to take up to five excused mental health days from school.       A bill that was signed by Gov. J.B. Pritzker...

The logo for the Educators Rising organization has a distinctive angled E, and the overall theme for this year’s Aurora University Fall Kick-Off was “Teaching for the Future.” Kaneland’s Educators Rising club meets every Monday after school.

Educators Rising University of Aurora Fall Kick-Off

By: Katie Pfotenhaur, Reporter October 21, 2021

     Educators Rising students from Kaneland and other nearby districts went to Aurora University in Aurora, IL, on Wednesday, Oct. 14, for their annual Fall Kick-Off event.       Educators Rising...

A cup of freshly brewed rose oolong tea is a great way to start your day. Oolong tea contains a decent amount of caffeine to keep you awake.

The Benefits of Drinking Tea

By: Paige Whiteside, Editor October 6, 2021

     Tea is a popular drink that comes in various forms- but many do not know all of the benefits of drinking tea. Natural ingredients that are in certain teas have been known to improve the skin, help...

The Kaneland dance team practices on the Peterson Stadium field for an upcoming halftime routine. Each week, the team works to add dances for the next time they perform.

Kaneland´s Dance Team – A Glimpse into the Season

By: Abbey Mondi, Reporter October 1, 2021

     ¨5, 6, 7, 8,¨ are the numbers you might hear from head dance coach Sophie Laws as you walk past the West gym where the dance team practices. Kaneland’s varsity dance team is a relatively new...

Students during a passing period walk by the new Homecoming poster, which announces the Starry Night theme. The poster was designed by sophomore Jessica Wrobel, who is a part of the Homecoming Committee.

The Changes Coming to Homecoming Court

By: Sela Valignota, Reporter September 29, 2021

     On Friday, Sept. 3, Kaneland High School principal Jill Maras sent a letter to the community announcing the administrative decision to change Kaneland’s Homecoming Court. While the 10-person...

Senior Meghan OSullivan spikes a ball during pre-game warmups. The Knights moved to 10-1 on the season after their 2-0 victory over Ottawa.

Knights successful in their first home game of the season

By: Kyra Motyka, Editor September 10, 2021

     On Thursday, Sept. 9, the varsity volleyball Kaneland Knights beat the Ottawa Pirates in a quick and clean match. Their first game ended at 25-12, and the second game final was 25-16.    ...

The Key Club meeting on September 1 involved discussion about how their fundraiser for the Midwest Shelters for Homeless Veterans will function and who will be in charge of it. The fundraiser will be run by senior and Key Club vice president Aidan Pawlak, who will be accepting as much help as he can to make sure there are as many donations as possible for the Shelter.

Key Club Fundraiser For Military Appreciation Night

By: Sophie Ponce de Leon, Reporter September 9, 2021

     For the first home football game at Kaneland High School, which will take place on Friday, Sept. 17, it will be Military Appreciation Night, and Key Club will be hosting a fundraiser with the Midwest...

The varsity soccer players gather during halftime to prepare for the second half. The players like to converse to get on the same page before going back out on the field.

Knights Boys Soccer Returns to Action

By: Sofia Williams, Reporter September 3, 2021

      The Kaneland Knights varsity soccer team is back in action with a full schedule this fall. On Wednesday, Sept. 1, Kaneland fell on their home field to Batavia. Sophomore Sam Keen scored an early...

Many Student Council posters are hanging around the school. Student Council members will continue to meet every Wednesday from 3:00 to 3:30 or 4:00 p.m. until Homecoming, and then they will meet every other week.

Student Council Meeting (08.25.21)

By: Katie Pfotenhauer, Reporter September 3, 2021

     On Wednesday, Aug. 25, in room A225, Kaneland High School’s Student Council had its first official meeting of the 2021-22 school year.      Members discussed many topics at this meeting,...

Six Flags Great America opened during 1976 and is a large tourist attraction. The amusement park averages over 24 million visitors per year.

Six Flags: Great America park review and coaster ranking

By: Kevin Sigrist, Editor August 30, 2021

     Recently, I took another trip to Six Flags Great America. After taking multiple trips and riding each coaster, here is my ranking of the coasters and my general review of the park.      Great...

The Haunting of Hill House is a Netflix series full of horror and a thrilling plot. The producer purposefully included dozens of random ghosts throughout the episodes to engage the viewers.

The Haunting of Hill House | Review

By: Ashley Vanderhoff, Editor August 23, 2021

     The Haunting of Hill House is an outstanding horror series with excellent twists that focuses around the Crain family, a family of seven who lived in an alleged haunted house in their younger years....

Load More Stories
Activate Search
The site of Kaneland High School's student news publication.