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Hats off to a new Kaneland dress code

Hats off to a new Kaneland dress code

By: Sami Callaghan, Executive Editor

August 14, 2019

  Kaneland High School has been transitioning to personalized learning, proficiency based progress and 1:1 capabilities for the past several years, but not all of the school's advances deal with academics. The dress code this year involves a change that will be noticed immediately, as more students m...

Running For a Cause: Kaneland to Host Flashlight 5k Run

Running For a Cause: Kaneland to Host Flashlight 5k Run

By: Sami Callaghan, Executive Editor

June 14, 2019

 Kaneland High School will be hosting a charity 5k on June 14, put together by KHS junior Seth Nosek as his Eagle project. Through this event, Nosek is able to combine two of his passions, running and Boy Scouts.     The 5k begins with a mile-long race for kids at 7:45 AM, and this is for p...

Guide to surviving Lollapalooza

Guide to surviving Lollapalooza

By: Sami Callaghan, Editor

March 25, 2019

Stay Hydrated      Standing in the heat, surrounded by thousands of people while dancing and singing along with your favorite artist might make you break a sweat. It is very important to make sure you are hydrating your body and replenishing all the water you are losing. Investing in ...

Do(g)nate to Tails

Do(g)nate to Tails

By: Bailey Prichard, Editor

February 8, 2019

Animals have feelings, and they all deserve to be loved and cared for. Donations for Tails Humane Society are a great way to share the wealth to homeless dogs, cats and small critters. “Tails is a shelter in DeKalb for unwanted or deserted pets that is a no-kill shelter, so they have pets that cou...

Small town gems

Small town gems

By: Sami Callaghan, Editor

January 23, 2019

       Maple Park is a quaint, small town in the Kaneland school district that does not have much to offer other than Casey’s General Store, Lodi Tap House and a few other bars and grills. But recently Jen Ward, a Maple Park resident herself, opened a jewelry store on the heart of Main S...

Calling all high schoolers: Jinglepalooza

Calling all high schoolers: Jinglepalooza

By: Samantha Callaghan, Editor

December 3, 2018

It’s that time of year again when volunteering and giving back to your community seems like a considerate way to spend your time. The Elburn Community Center does a variety of work with the town of Elburn and is asking for volunteers to help ring in the holiday season. Opportunities to receive G....

Half a century later…

Half a century later…

By: Samantha Callaghan, Editor

October 9, 2018

    The Kaneland graduating class of 1968 took a trip down memory lane on Thursday, October 4, starting their 50th class reunion with a meet and greet at Fishermen’s Inn.     With appetizers and a band, the class was able to socialize and catch up with many classmates they had not seen ...

Self esteem & social media

Self esteem & social media

By: Sami Callaghan

June 20, 2018

     I know as a teenager, we are under a lot of pressure to maintain good grade, keep up with homework, a social life, and with our social lives comes social media. What I share on social media is all positive, and what I see others post on social media is also positive. Usually glorifying the fun, and...

There’s no place like Haiti

There’s no place like Haiti

By: Samantha Callaghan, Reporter

March 13, 2018

    Most of us try our best to help those in need. A dedicated, and passionate senior, Taylor Parrott helps in an orphanage 1,806 miles away in Haiti. Since summer 2015 Parrott has been on four mission trips.     “A mission trip is where you're going, and volunteering in an internation...

Behind the scenes at the Elburn fire department

Behind the scenes at the Elburn fire department

By: Samantha Callaghan, Reporter

March 5, 2018

December 24: Donut panic this holiday season:

December 24: Donut panic this holiday season:

By: Sami Callaghan, Reporter

December 24, 2017

Christmas morning in my house is very fast paced because we are always running late. A donut is an easy on-the-go breakfast. Try adding a Christmas twist to make these vanilla cake donuts a little more festive. Grab a donut, a cup of hot cocoa and be on your merry way! First, gather all your ingredients for the d...

Spring Break 2018 travels to Costa Rica

Spring Break 2018 travels to Costa Rica

By: Sami Callaghan, Reporter

November 14, 2017

Over the past few years students have had the opportunity to travel the world during spring break, every year a different location is chosen. Past years they’ve gone to Europe, Paris, and Ecuador. This year you can explore Costa Rica. Spring Break of’ 20 science teacher, Patrick Carter, and 45 s...