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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


Filed under Board Meetings, Community, News, School, Showcase

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...

KHS honorably dismisses two teachers

KHS honorably dismisses two teachers

By: Abril Salinas, Executive

March 14, 2019


Filed under Board Meetings, News, School, Showcase

On Monday, March 11, Director of Human Resources Christopher Adkins spoke to the District 302 Board of Education about honorably discharging teachers and cutting classes because of a lack of student interest in subjects pertaining to culinary arts and automotive careers. Fox Valley Career Center’s full-time autom...

Kaneland board members approve of switching to the 1:1 initiative

Kaneland board members approve of switching to the 1:1 initiative

By: Abril Salinas, Executive

February 27, 2019


Filed under Board Meetings, Breaking news, Community, News, School, Showcase

On Monday, Feb. 25, 2019, the Kaneland School Board carried out the 6:0 motion of moving to the 1:1 initiative for next school year. Associate Superintendent Dr. Julie-Ann Fuchs,  Director of Educational Services EC-5 Dr. Sarah Mumm, Director of Educational Services 6-12 Michael Rice and Director of Te...

Kaneland District Board Meeting of January 14, 2019

Kaneland District Board Meeting of January 14, 2019

By: Ben Durbala and Jacob Booten

January 17, 2019


Filed under Board Meetings, Community, News, School, Showcase

     The Kaneland District Board Meeting of January 14, 2019, turned into an evening that inspired those of attendance.       This was because of the heartwarming story of 13-year-old Leah Hayes, an eighth grader at Kaneland Harter Middle School. Hayes was recently named the 2018 Sports Illus...

School board discusses progress for 2020

School board discusses progress for 2020

By: Jacob Booten, Editor

August 30, 2018


Filed under Board Meetings, Community, News, School, Showcase, Uncategorized

On Monday, August 27, the District 302 Board Meeting focused on the District’s 2020 plan along with the East Gym renovations and a literacy program spreading across the district. The Board started by stating that last year 30 teachers started the new personalized learning initiative and are bein...

Board meeting discusses gym renovations

Board meeting discusses gym renovations

By: Richies Tiv, Executive

August 8, 2018


Filed under Board Meetings, News, Showcase

The Kaneland School Board met for their first public board meeting July 30, led by a new President, Shana Sparber. The meeting mainly focused on the renovations for the East gym, which will not be finished before school starts according to Julie-Ann Fuchs. “They [Correct Digital Displays] we...

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


Filed under Board Meetings, News, School

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...

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