by Kaitlyn Becker, Kaneland Krier KANELAND—Temperatures dropping means it is time to begin preparing for the holidays. With Christmas just a moment away, people are left to reminisce about childhood traditions, as well as plans to make new ones. One tradition popular among all generations is opening presents on Christmas morning. Judy Fabrizius, a grandmother,…
Kaneland High School’s production of ‘West Side Story’ took place this past weekend. Cast members (left) perform a routine during dress rehearsal on March 14. Kaneland Krier Photos by Amelia Likeum
by Caitlyn Strasser, Kaneland Krier reporter
CLEVELAND—Almost every day, 32-year-old Shena Hardin drives on the sidewalk to avoid a Cleveland school bus for disabled children, claiming she is in a hurry.
by Amy Croft, Kaneland Krier reporter
KANELAND—Mitch Bateman has been involved in singing his whole life.
“My whole family sings. We are all very musical, and it’s just fun,” he said.
by Nicole Partipilo, Kaneland Krier reporter
KANELAND—Staying warm during winter isn’t always the easiest thing to do. Fortunately, there are ways around the cold.
by Amy Burgholzer, Kaneland Krier reporter
KANELAND—Winter break is here, and most teenagers will be stuck inside their rooms on their laptops, phones or other electronic devices.
KANELAND—A K-9 unit from the Kane County Sheriff’s Office demonstrated how drug searches are conducted for contemporary health classes at Kaneland High School on March 7.
Kaneland—Senior Veronica Seawall was in search of a very specific major: animal behavior.
Kaneland—District data shows that 1,404 referrals were written at Kaneland High School last year—but those referrals led to only 104 suspensions.
KANELAND—Senior Erin Arndt already had her photography equipment unloaded from the car and ready to go for a day of photos.
MAPLE PARK—Brin Wilk doesn’t consider herself a germophobe; however, small gestures some people make during lunch can really set her off.
MAPLE PARK—The Knights were on the field. The lights in Peterson Field were burning brightly. And for once, the parents who volunteer in the Kaneland Booster Barn concession stand were out watching their sons compete in the 5A playoffs.
On March 22, 45 Kaneland High School students will fly to Milan for a nine-day trip to experience other countries and cultures.
Pumpkin funnel cakes are a seasonal version of a favorite carnival treat. The wait for the Corn Boil or Elburn Days to roll around again is no longer necessary, because now they can be made at home.
Sophomore Haley Contorno was upset when she had discovered $27 missing from her gym locker last month.
“I was going to use it to buy homecoming tickets,” she said.
Interested in architecture? Kaneland might soon add a third option for students who want to study architecture or engineering.
Senior Kelly Evers got away with the impossible this year: a funny ID picture.
“Angry Birds” the popular game where round birds batter and destroy the pigs who ate their eggs, is now being used to teach Newton’s laws of motion in sixth-grade science teacher Kevin Boltz’s science class.
Ever wanted to be a hero or give back to your community? Check out the Explorer Post program at the Elburn and Countryside Fire Protection District, which allows students ages 14-21 to explore potential careers as fire fighters and emergency medical technicians.
Kaneland—The Kaneland Krier took home the Golden Eagle, a trophy for best student newspaper in its class, for the second year in a row at the Northern Illinois Scholastic Press Association conference.