• (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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In the past the character Loki has been portrayed as a side character and a villain, but in the show he has a more prominent role. Since the show premiered in June, it has gained a lot of popularity among all ages.

Loki | Review

By: Kyra Motyka, Editor August 17, 2021

     As a Marvel geek raised in a Marvel family who named their dog Loki, I was more than thrilled when a Disney+ ad for Marvel’s newest show, Loki popped up on my phone as I scrolled through Snapchat...

The District 302 Board of Education held their regularly scheduled meeting on Monday, July 26, at Harter Middle School. A large audience was in attendance, with community members primarily concerned with the health and safety guidance for this upcoming school year.

Board Meeting 07.26.21

By: Kyra Motyka, Editor July 27, 2021

On Monday, July 26, all Kaneland District 302 Board of Education members were present in person, aside from Bob Mankivsky who joined the meeting virtually. After the Pledge of Allegiance and subsequent...

While Disney and Pixars Luca may seem to be a film intended for younger audiences, director Enrico Casarosas work includes plenty of messages that apply to viewers of any age. Editor Paige Whiteside reviews a movie that you might find worth watching before summer ends.

Luca | Movie Review

By: Paige Whiteside, Editor July 12, 2021

     Pixar’s new animated film Luca takes place in a town off of the Italian Riviera and centers around a young boy’s life-changing summer. Luca forms bonds with unlikely friends and experiences...

This artwork depicts a variety of languages and landmarks from around the world. Learning a second language is an integral part of exploring the many cultures of the world we live in.

Learn a Language in your Teenage Years

By: Ashley Vanderhoff, Editor July 7, 2021

     It is a known fact that very few Americans are bilingual. Meanwhile, most Europeans and a lot of the world enjoy the pleasures of being multilingual. While language is such a deep connection to...

The Kaneland School Board met on Monday, June 28, at Harter Middle School. Topics discussed included the high schools Master Facility Plan and current plans for students return to school this fall.

Board Meeting 06.28.21

By: Sophie Opp, Co-Editor-In-Chief of Print and Copy Editor June 30, 2021

     All seven members of the Board were present for the Kaneland District 302 Board Meeting on Monday, June 28. With the only planned Board/Superintendent salutes being moved to an upcoming meeting...

Tornado sirens alerted residents of various communities to seek shelter. The best places to go during severe weather are basements or rooms with no windows.

HELPING FROM THE HEART: Local communities work together to recover from last week’s damaging storms

By: Madison Kleivo, Editor June 28, 2021

     West suburban Chicago was turned upside down on Sunday, June 20, when an EF-3 tornado blew through heavily populated areas, leaving many homes damaged and residents displaced. Communities that...

The Good Place airs on NBC and is available on many streaming services. The show has also won several awards ranging from the Peoples choice to the Critics Choice.

The Good Place | Review

By: Kevin Sigrist, Editor June 17, 2021

Recently, I sat down and watched through the NBC show “The Good Place.” The 53-episode, four-season long show follows main character Eleanor Shellstrop, a rude and stuck-up girl from Arizona who’s...

The board was presented two options for the back to school plan last night. This has been heavy on the minds of students, parents, and staff, and more answers have been provided.

Kaneland Board Meeting 5/24

By: Zoey Pozen and Sophie Opp May 25, 2021

The District 302 Board Meeting on Monday, May 24, began with the mourning of the loss of Mr. Leo Imbrey, a long-time Kaneland bus driver. He will be greatly missed, but the district is very thankful for...

In Cold Blood was published in 1965 and follows the murders within a family. The four members of the family lived within a small farming community in Holcomb, Kansas.

In Cold Blood: A Harrowing Account of Unspeakable Undertakings

By: Travis Johnson, Reporter May 19, 2021

     A small town in western Kansas. A happy and content family that had done no wrong to anyone in particular. A countryside home, far out of the way of any potential wrongdoers. This was the last...

Balancing Sleep in Teens

Balancing Sleep in Teens

By: Madison Kleivo, Reporter April 28, 2021

Teenagers are used to being on the go constantly. From trying to balance sports, friends and schoolwork, students have left out one of the most important tasks of their day. They struggle to balance their...

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April 12 Board Meeting

By: Sophie Opp and Anna Olp April 13, 2021

The April 12 Kaneland District 302 board meeting began with the Pledge of Allegiance. Attendance was then taken, and all members besides Aaron Lawler and Vice President Ryan Kerry were present.  Shortly...

Krier On Air

Krier On Air

By: Jenna Lin, Editor-in-Chief of Print February 9, 2021

Senior Alexis Bradshaw throws shot put at a track meet in Geneseo, IL. Her 2020 throwing season was cut short because of early COVID-19 restrictions, but it is set to resume in April of 2021.

The Effects of COVID-19 Restrictions on Students

By: Sophia Mullins, Co-Editor-in-Chief of Web & Copy Editor February 9, 2021

It has been over a year since the first positive cases of COVID-19 were reported in the United States. Since then, a series of events have snowballed to the point where social distancing and mask wearing...

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