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Board Meeting Decides New Changes Coming to Kaneland

Board Meeting Decides New Changes Coming to Kaneland

By: Ashley Edwards, Executive

April 14, 2019

As the Kaneland community grows and newer technology is being added to our schools, Trane Heating and Cooling has offered Kaneland a deal to save money and help the environment. Ground mounted, roof mounted and parking lot canopy solar panels are the main components that could possibly be installed at...

Springing into Something New

Springing into Something New

By: Ashley Edwards, Executive

February 11, 2019

Sliding into a comfy bed, wrapped up in a warm blanket with a good book is what every winter evening should have. Lorna Code, the librarian, purchases books every couple of months to keep the shelves stocked and students happy. The last shipment she received was mainly focused on different series and...

New Soccer Coach Hits the Field

New Soccer Coach Hits the Field

By: Ashley Edwards, Executive

August 21, 2018

     Rushing down the field, Brian Willis brings his previous six years of experience to the girls soccer team. Willis coached soccer in the early 2000’s at Kaneland and is coming back ready to win.      Every year teams start their season by learning the strengths and weaknesses of its tea...

Board Meeting Honors Illinois State Scholar Recipients

Illinois State Scholarship recipients were honored and a new map was introduced to help teachers plan their lessons at the board meeting on February 26.

By: Ashley Edwards and Richies Tiv

March 1, 2018

A Board of Education Meeting was held this Monday on February 26 to discuss the new curriculum map as well as to commence Kaneland High School’s Illinois State Scholars and Harter Middle School’s word master participants. “The Illinois State Scholars represent approximately the top 10 percent of ...

How to Make a Bath Bomb

How to Make a Bath Bomb

By: Ashley Edwards, Editor

February 23, 2018

Keeping Kaneland Safe Using ALICE

Keeping Kaneland Safe Using ALICE

By: Gabrielle Faletto and Ashley Edwards

January 23, 2018

This past Wednesday, January 17th, the Board of Education met to discuss new business on the preparation of the 2018-2019 budget, an update on the Kaneland John Stewart co-teaching pilot and an update on the ALICE school safety training. In regards to the 2018-2019 budget, the administration has devel...

Looking Back on 2017

Looking Back on 2017

By: Ashley Edwards, Editor

December 31, 2017

The year 2017 had a whirlwind of events and many will forever be remembered. Events such as climate change, the inauguration of the 45th president and a total solar eclipse visible from North America. Jan. 20: Inauguration of President Donald Trump. Jan. 28: 105th women's Australian Open: Serena ...

Best and Worst: Black Friday Shopping

Best and Worst: Black Friday Shopping

By: Ashley Edwards and Madeline Hockey

November 23, 2017

With the holiday season finally underway, there are many stores who have sales going on. Here are five reasons why you should not go Black Friday shopping. Thanksgiving day is meant to be spent with family and creating new memories, not standing in line for hours just to get a deal that will be there o...

New Club Teaches Students About Saving Lives

New Club Teaches Students About Saving Lives

By: Ashley Edwards, Editor

November 8, 2017

Interested in becoming a nurse, doctor and any other profession involving medicine? A new club at Kaneland has introduced a great opportunity to jump start this career. At the beginning of every year many club ideas are brought up to the administration and students, this year the med club has spar...

Best and Worst: Scary Movies

Best and Worst: Scary Movies

By: Ashley Edwards and Madeline Hockey

October 25, 2017

The top 10 best scary Movies: The top-rated scary movie is Get Out (2017). Most recently released, “Get Out”, according to critics, was an “effective and entertaining horror/comedy thrill ride,”(Rotten Tomatoes). This movie is the story of an African American man meeting his white girlfriend's fam...

Lovin’ Lolla

Lovin' Lolla

By: Ashley Edwards, Reporter

July 28, 2017

Every year since 1991, Lollapalooza has been a place where musicians come together and perform for thousands of people within a weekend.  Last year there was an estimated 400,000 people who attended Lollapalooza.  Lolla is taking place on August 3 through August 6 in Grant Park in Chicago. This yea...

Fostering Furry Friends

Ethan Prebble continues to share his love with their second foster dog. Just like Sky, Cassie wants all the attention she can get.

By: Ashley Edwards, Reporter

April 26, 2017

Everyday animals suffer from dehydration, hunger, abuse and loss of love. Working to help change this statistic there are foster parents. Rebecca Prebble has fostered two dogs in the last two months and has been enjoying the process. Fostering animals might not seem easy but it’s actually quite ...