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Spent Shell Casing Causes Soft Lockdown at KHS

A spent shell casing was found in the hallway leading to the cafeteria causing a soft lockdown to be put in place.

By: Annika Berger, Production Manager

February 21, 2018

Kaneland High School went into a hold-in-place procedure at 12:15 p.m. on Wednesday after a spent 9mm shell casing was found outside of the cafeteria. Teachers were instructed to continue classroom activities with locked doors and not allow student movement in or out of the rooms, per hold-in-place po...

December 4: DIY Ugly Sweaters

December 4: DIY Ugly Sweaters

By: Annika Berger, Production Manager

December 4, 2017

With the holiday season upon us, it is inevitable that you will find yourself at an ugly sweater themed party. You can always go out and buy an unsightly sweater at a store, but then you run the risk of showing up in the same outfit as someone else, and you miss out on a fun chance for originality. H...

Why it Matters: Birth Control

A demonstrator at the Women's March shows her frustration over people taking her rights away.

By: Annika Berger, Production manager

October 20, 2017

A topic that shouldn’t have to fall on the political spectrum; access to birth control in a well developed country in 2017. Ninety-nine percent of women in the US have used birth control at some point in their lives, according to a study done by the CDC. Whether it be condoms, IUDs, or the pill, wom...

District 302 Joins “Pass Illinois Budget Initiative”

District 302 Joins

By: Annika Berger, Editor

June 19, 2017

School District 302 has joined an effort called the “Pass Illinois Budget Initiative,” whose purpose is to encourage legislators to get a budget through state congress. These problems occurring in Springfield have made their way across the state and many public schools are having funding crises due...