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Board Meeting Focuses on Return to Learn Plan

The Kaneland School Board discusses two possible models of learning for the upcoming school year.

By: Mia Bergman, Editor

July 2, 2020

On Monday, June 29, 2020, the Kaneland School Board discussed the current status of Kaneland’s Return to Learn plan. Superintendent Dr. Todd Leden explained two possible models of learning for the 2020-2021 school year, as the state is now in Phase 4 of the Restore Illinois plan that is aimed at combating...

Essential and Nonessential Businesses Through the Pandemic

RKA Gun Gallery in Plano remains open during the COVID-19 pandemic. Some businesses are still up and running despite current health concerns.

By: Sophie Opp

May 16, 2020

In any community there’s a countless number of people fulfilling different jobs to keep things running smoothly. Each worker is important in his or her own way. Due to recent events, these people have now been placed in two categories: essential and nonessential. For many businesses, especially tho...

Status of Graduation Ceremony Remains in Doubt

Status of Graduation Ceremony Remains in Doubt

By: Sami Callaghan, Ad and Business Manager Executive

April 2, 2020

The world has come to a pause, and many events that people had planned for the future are in question right now. At this point, the Kaneland community is unaware when or even if we will go back to school to finish the 2019-2020 school year. This brings to question whether we will be able to have the...

My Quarantined Life

My Quarantined Life

By: Sophia Mullins, Editor

March 21, 2020

March 21 officially marks my first week in self-quarantine. For my two younger brothers, their one week anniversary with isolation was on March 19. Most people are just getting used to the idea of social distancing and quarantining; my family was forced to become comfortable with it much sooner. I would...

How People in Italy are Managing Life in Full Lockdown

Photo taken in Venice, Italy.

By: Ayshe Ali, Editor

March 20, 2020

COVID-19, or coronavirus, has become a global pandemic directly affecting 119 countries and counting. Some of those countries have been hit harder than others. One example is Italy. With over 40,000 identified cases of coronavirus and over 4,000 deaths, Italy has become the most affected by the virus....

Maintaining a Positive Outlook During Challenging Times

Maintaining a Positive Outlook During Challenging Times

By: Jenna Lin, Editor

March 19, 2020

As we are in the midst of this three-week period of confusion, distraught and even boredom, we may be left wondering if there even is an end in sight. There seems to be not one good thing that has happened in the past week. Now students may think that a three-week Spring Break is amazing, but many Spring...

Life Without Sports

Photo by Ben Durballa

By: Ben Durbala, Editor in Chief of Print

March 16, 2020

Amid the COVID-19 outbreak, the entire sports world has shut down. For diehard sports fans like myself, this is a tragedy within itself. I find myself checking the ESPN app multiple times a day only to find no scores or highlights, constantly leaving me in disbelief that there really are no sports being...