Kaneland Krier

Second Hold-in-Place in One Week

A 45 caliber bullet was found in the boy's bathroom at approximately 10 a.m. on Monday, February 26.

By: Bridget McCracken and Vanessa Pitts

February 26, 2018

Updated February 27, 2018 12:55 p.m.: Kaneland High School was put in their second hold-in-place within one week on Monday, Feb. 26 at approximately 10:20 a.m. The hold-in-place was lifted at approximately 1:20 p.m. A student found found a 45 caliber bullet in the Fox Valley Career Center boy’s...

Gifts to Give Your Loved Ones

Gifts to Give Your Loved Ones

By: Vanessa Pitts, Webmaster

February 12, 2018

With Valentine’s Day quickly approaching you may find yourself in a rush to find gifts to give to your friends or loved ones. Everyone expects the basic card and flowers, so why not give them something they won’t expect. Here are a few quick and easy gifts to make for Valentine’s Day. Shado...

Teachers we Love: Jill Carpenter

Teachers we Love: Jill Carpenter

By: Vanessa Pitts, Webmaster

January 12, 2018

How long have you taught? 13 years What do you teach? Lifetime P.E., walking for wellness, mostly upperclassmen   What is your favorite class to teach? I think each class is different. There’s a different environment in each of my classes and I like all of my classes. What is on...

December 20: Tasty Treats for Christmas

December 20: Tasty Treats for Christmas

By: Vanessa Pitts, Webmaster

December 20, 2017

With Christmas quickly approaching, many of us may have Christmas parties to attend or family get togethers. Here are some simple and tasty recipes to make for any get together you may be attending. Peppermint brownie bites Brownie ingredients: 1 ¾ cups flour 1 ⅓ cups sugar 2 tea...

Teachers we Love: Mark Meyer

Teachers we Love: Mark Meyer

By: Vanessa Pitts, Webmaster

November 17, 2017

How long have you taught? This is my thirteenth year. What do you teach? I teach AP human geography and psychology. What do you coach? I coach golf and I just started advising the global cultures club this year. How long have you coached? I’ve coached golf for thirteen years. W...

Teachers we Love: Jennifer Hoemann

Teachers we Love: Jennifer Hoemann

By: Vanessa Pitts, Webmaster

November 17, 2017

How long have you taught? This is my nineteenth year. What do you teach? I teach regular biology and enhanced biology. What do you coach? I used to advise global cultures and I coached the color guard team. What is your favorite class to teach: Don’t tell my regular biology st...

Teachers we Love: Jennifer Sayasane

Teachers we Love: Jennifer Sayasane

By: Vanessa Pitts, Webmaster

October 27, 2017

How long have you taught? 23 years What do you teach? AP Language and Composition, English 11 and for the first time this year, English 10. What do you coach? I don’t coach anything but I did yearbook a while ago. What is your favorite class to teach: I like different things a...

Teachers we Love: Travis Berth

Teachers we Love: Travis Berth

By: Vanessa Pitts, Webmaster

October 16, 2017

How long have you taught? 12 years What do you teach? I currently teach Algebra 1 and Calculus What do you coach? Boys soccer, girls soccer and Mathletes How long have you coached those? Mathletes 12 years and I believe 11 years for both soccers. What is your favorite class to teach? Calc...

How to Stay Neat While Traveling

How to Stay Neat While Traveling

By: Vanessa Pitts, Editor

June 7, 2017

Everyone packs to go somewhere over summer vacation whether they’re packing for an exotic vacation or just to stay at a friend’s house. Many people may struggle with fitting their clothes in their suitcase, so here are some ways to make more room in your suitcase.

Little Scientists in the Making

Little Scientists in the Making

By: Vanessa Pitts, Editor

May 8, 2017

Science teacher Joanna Edelman met with several high school students preparing to become educators to put together fun science experiments for the preschoolers at KHS. The activities helped students learn how to work with kids and how to plan out activities as a teacher. “I hope the kids develop a passion for sci...