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Battle of the State Parks

Battle of the State Parks

By: Gabrielle Faletto and KT Mattern

April 16, 2018

Looking for fun activities to do with friends or family when the weather is nice? Living in the Chicagoland, finding an outdoor place to hike and explore that is not just flat and boring can be tough. With summer right around the corner, visiting some of Illinois best state parks that offer waterfal...

Best Places to Volunteer

Best Places to Volunteer

By: Gabrielle Faletto and KT Mattern

March 19, 2018

  Finding volunteer opportunities in your community can be easy, however finding the right one for the right cause can be challenging. Both Feed My Starving Children and The Northern Illinois Food Bank offer a one-of-a-kind experience. You get the chance to impact many lives of those who are hun...

Which Second Hand Store has the Best Resources?

Which Second Hand Store has the Best Resources?

By: Gabrielle Faletto and KT Mattern

March 1, 2018

These days, buying a pair of jeans and some new kicks will empty your wallet after just one hour at the mall. Even if the jeans look like they just went through a paper shredder, they still cost around $50. Instead of buying just one expensive name brand item, you can buy several items for the same ...

Battle of the Movie Theaters

Battle of the Movie Theaters

By: KT Mattern and Gabrielle Faletto

January 26, 2018

Going to see a movie is easily in the top three things to do, especially during the cold winter months. Finding a movie you are interested in seeing is easy, but when it comes to deciding where to see the movie, your preference can depend on anything from food to the comfiness of seat. With so many theaters ...

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...

Basketball Players Reveal Their Lives On and Off the Court

Basketball Players Reveal Their Lives On and Off the Court

By: Gabrielle Faletto, Editor

December 21, 2017

On game days, waking up around 7 a.m. and not going to bed until midnight or even 1 a.m. is what senior athletes, Blake Feiza and Jenni Weber, have to undergo during their basketball season. Both of their routines differ when it comes to preparation in the mornings, balancing their time, game day schedules,...

December 8: Battle of the Christmas Tree Farms

Lee's Trees offer colored trees as well as regular Christmas trees.

By: KT Mattern and Gabrielle Faletto

December 8, 2017

With Christmas being right around the corner, families are in desperate need of Christmas trees to decorate from head to toe. Whether it be fraser fir, norway spruce, scotch pine, balsam fir, canaan fir or white pine, it’s important to narrow down your options when it comes to the best place to find...

Battle of the Breakfast Places

Battle of the Breakfast Places

By: Gabrielle Faletto and KT Mattern

November 15, 2017

One thing all high schoolers have in common is their love for food. Whether it be a quick morning breakfast fix or a study date at a nearby cafe, going out to breakfast is a great way to start the morning. A couple of well known breakfast places in Kane County are Egg Harbor Cafe and Buttermilk. Bot...

Battle of the Pumpkin Patches

Battle of the Pumpkin Patches

By: Gabrielle Faletto and KT Mattern

October 27, 2017

        With the fall season in full speed ahead, many people in the Kaneland community are on the look out for the best pumpkins to carve for front door decor. Two of the most known pumpkin patches in the kaneland district include Kuipers Family Farm and the Sugar Grove Pumpkin Farm an...

Spooky Treats to Give you Good Eats

Spooky Treats to Give you Good Eats

By: Gabrielle Faletto, Editor

October 24, 2017

https://youtu.be/b_akqZgd4dU As Halloween approaches in just a week, be sure to check out and try these yummy treats. They are perfect to bring to Halloween festivities and they are sure to be a conversation starter. Monster Mash Oreos Ingredients: Oreos White Chocolate Chips Black Icing Gel Lo...

Perks and Pitfalls of my Parent Working at KHS

Being a junior at Kaneland, I’ve learned that there is way more benefits than drawbacks when it comes to having my mom, aka Mrs. Faletto, work in the same building.

By: Gabrielle Faletto, Reporter

April 27, 2017

Have you ever wondered what it would be like having your mom or dad work at Kaneland High School? Walking through the hallway towards your second period class and seeing your mom, or as students know her as Mrs. Faletto, within eyesight, is any teenager’s worst nightmare. However, for me, it’s just a ...