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Board meeting honors Illinois State Scholar recipients

Board meeting honors Illinois State Scholar recipients

By: Ashley Edwards and Richies Tiv

March 1, 2018


Filed under Board Meetings, News, School, Showcase

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 ...

A salute to the Student Advisory Board

A salute to the Student Advisory Board

By: KT Mattern, Richies Tiv, and Jessica Tiv

February 20, 2018


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At this past board meeting on February 12, the community discussed numerous issues including a salute to the newly formed Student Advisory Board. Starting this year, students were asked to join a new sort of club that consists of communicating with educational officials like the dean, assistant p...

Keeping staff and students safe using ALICE

Keeping staff and students safe using ALICE

By: Gabrielle Faletto and Ashley Edwards

January 23, 2018


Filed under Board Meetings, News

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...

Board of Education honors school athletes with first live stream

Board of Education honors school athletes with first live stream

By: Dylan Calabrese and Evangelos Lekkas

December 1, 2017


Filed under Board Meetings, News, School

    The November 27 board meeting was jammed pack with athletes, parents and coaches from the high school. Athletic Director Peter Goff was called up to talk about this year's fall season. With seven sports all together, three sports finished first or tied for first in conference and the other fou...

School board approves teacher grants for new learning improvements

School board approves teacher grants for new learning improvements

By: Dylan Calabrese, Editor

November 16, 2017


Filed under Board Meetings, News, Showcase

At the board meeting on Monday Nov. 13 the Recipients of the Kaneland foundation grant request were announced and gave a brief description on what they will use the money for. There were grant recipients from all around the school district. From Harter Middle School, Jessica Wieblers’ grant of $360 was...

Possible changes to KHS sports and board meetings

Possible changes to KHS sports and board meetings

By: Alex Malawski and Amanda Malawski

November 6, 2017


Filed under Board Meetings, News, School

By: Amanda Malawski On Monday, Oct. 30, Athletic Director Peter Goff and Principal Jill Maras stood in front of the Board of Education to ask members to recognize the Lacrosse Club as an official KHS sport. The Lacrosse Club has been a club since the 2014-15 school year and has spent the requir...

Lunch prices increase for the high school in the upcoming school year

By: Skylar Rolle and Alicia Rocha

June 2, 2016


Filed under Board Meetings, Community, News, School

The most dramatic change to come about from Monday’s board meeting is the change in school lunches. Students will see an increase in the price of hot lunches and milk in the 2016-2017 school year. The school board decided to increase the hot lunch price to $3, and milk will increase to $0.40. The ...

Night of recognition takes a turn around

Night of recognition takes a turn around

By: Madeline Mohatt, Executive Editor

May 12, 2016


Filed under Board Meetings, News, School, Showcase

On May 9, 2016, the Kaneland School District 302 Board of Education gathered for one of their biweekly meetings. The encounter was held at Kaneland Harter Middle School at 7 p.m.. Teachers taking part in the IMSA Fusion Sessions -- STEM -- kicked off the meeting by presenting a brief overlook on what...

School board recognizes success and upcoming changes

By: Shannon Gilkey, Executive Editor

March 8, 2016


Filed under Board Meetings, News, School

On Monday February 29 members of the community came together for a District 302 board meeting held at Harter Middle School in the sixth grade team room. The meeting started on a light note with board members mentioning the success of Kindergarten registration. Various Harter Middle School staff members...

A bright future for KHS is introduced to the school board

A bright future for KHS is introduced to the school board

By: Hannah Nauert, Editor

February 16, 2016


Filed under Board Meetings, School

The Kaneland School Board met on February 8 to discuss topics including renovations for next school year. As always, the meeting started with public comments. All of the public comments were directly about clubs or issues at the high school. At the high school, counselor Andrew Franklin and students Micha...

Board members exchange ideas that’ll make students more college ready

By: Kaitlyn Becker, Editor

February 3, 2016


Filed under Board Meetings, News, School

On Monday January 25, the Kaneland school board met up to discuss the annual financial analysis, as well as an overviewing of the new middle school coursebook. Mike Francis from Forecast 5 explained that the financial analysis document is one that always comes with changes. “It’s a living,...

Students and community members share concerns at school board meeting

Students and community members share concerns at school board meeting

By: Caitlyn Rawers, Dylan Mondi, Editors

December 17, 2015


Filed under Board Meetings, News, School

On December 14, discussion regarding the situation between the Kaneland Education Association (KEA) and the school board continued at the school board meeting. The public is growing more troubled about the disagreement. Dave Wagner, a community member, said during public comments that he is concerned th...

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