Articles filed under Kaneland Unit District 302

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  • Kaneland athletic director to coach girls softball Jan 27, 2015 12:13 AM
    Kaneland 302 school board appointed a new head coach for girls softball Monday, over the objection of one board member. Tony Valente said he did not think it was "best practice" for the school's athletic director to also coach a sport, and questioned whether the man would be able to provide enough attention to his main job.

  • Register now for Chick Chat Workshop for girls on March 7 Jan 13, 2015 3:55 PM
    Chick Chat by Helping Girls Navigate Adolescence Inc. is a spectacular daylong workshop where fourth- to sixth-grade girls can explore their interests and issues, build interpersonal skills, improve their social relationships, make healthy decisions, delve into developing their own unique sense of self, enhance images of themselves as capable and competent individuals, and have fun — all within a safe and nurturing environment.

  • U-46, Dist. 302 school candidates get to stay on ballot Jan 12, 2015 6:42 PM
    Three Kaneland and one Elgin U-46 school board candidates will get to be on the April 7 ballot, after the Kane County electoral board Monday overruled objections to their petitions.

  • 2014-2015 Fox Valley Leadership Team Jan 7, 2015 2:59 PM
    The 10 students named to the Daily Herald's Fox Valley Leadership Team come from different backgrounds, but they have one thing in common -- they value service over self. "Everything I need to know about life I have learned through service," writes Cassie Kemmler of Elgin Academy. Read about these future leaders -- kids who are "doers, not just joiners," according to a sponsor -- and prepare to be inspired.

  • Fox Valley Leadership Team honorable mentions Jan 7, 2015 2:48 PM
    Fox Valley Leadership Team honorable mentions, 2014-2015

  • Does form matter? Kaneland candidates differ in petition challenges Jan 7, 2015 6:28 PM
    Form 7 or 7A? Does it matter? Kaneland school board candidates defended themselves at petition challenges hearings Wednesday. "It's bush league. It's bullying," candidate Tony Valente said. But the four objectors said following proper procedure was something all candidates should do.

  • Kaneland board members challenge colleague’s election petitions Jan 3, 2015 7:30 AM
    Objections have been filed to the candidacies of several people running for the Kaneland and Elgin U-46 school boards, according to the Kane County elections director.

  • Top Fox Valley news stories of 2014 Dec 29, 2014 2:31 PM
    From murders to manhunts to a celebrity wedding, the year 2014 was full of news in the Fox Valley. Here's a look back at some of the top news stories of the year.

  • Who wants to run the schools in the Tri-Cities, Kaneland area? Dec 24, 2014 12:01 AM
    In the Kaneland school district, geography could play a role in who gets to sit on the school board. In St. Charles District 303, former board member Lori Linkimer hopes to come back. And 11 people are running for spots on the Elgin U-46 board.

  • Batavia school board hot among Tri-Cities races Dec 15, 2014 7:59 PM
    The Batavia school board race in April will be a highly contested one, as eight people filed this morning for theree seats. And one of those candidates is also seeking a seat on the Batavia City Council.

  • Fenton principal to be new Kaneland superintendent Dec 15, 2014 9:27 PM
    The Kaneland school board hired Todd Leden, principal of Fenton High School and associate superintendent of Fenton District 100 in Bensenville, as the new superintendent Monday.

  • Lockport school superintendent seeks Kaneland job Dec 12, 2014 5:30 AM
    The second finalist for Kaneland School District’s top job — the superintendent of a one-school district in South suburban Lockport — told an audience Thursday that his decisions are filtered by one primary concern. “What’s best for kids, and that’s always been my focus,” DJ Skogsberg said. About 10 members of the public plus several members of the school board and district staff questioned him about his leadership style, why he wants to come to Kaneland, how he would deal with difficulties with the school board and more.

  • Fenton High principal a Kaneland superintendent hopeful Dec 11, 2014 6:54 PM
    Fenton High School Principal Todd Leden is one of two people being considered for the job of superintendent of the Kaneland school district. He toured schools and met with residents Wednesday.

  • Meet Kaneland superintendent candidates Dec 8, 2014 5:38 PM
    Finalists for the Kaneland school superintendent post will meet the public at forums Wednesday and Thursday.

  • 2nd lawsuit in fatal 2012 Campton Hills crash over stolen car Dec 2, 2014 4:59 PM
    An Elgin woman who was injured in a 2012 crash caused by a woman driving a stolen car out of Wheaton has filed a lawsuit seeking damages for negligence. Erin Pazin, who was a passenger in a car hit by Jennifer M. Liston, of Madison, Wis., has sued Liston's estate and a Wheaton man for not stopping Liston from driving. Liston was killed in the head-on crash, as was Pazin's boyfriend, Zachary Bingham, 18, of Maple Park, and his dog. Bingham's survivors have sued the sheriff's department for negligence in chasing Liston.

  • Personal attention improving Tri-Cities school scores Oct 31, 2014 5:30 AM
    Individualized attention is among the reasons for improved mathematics and reading growth scores for Kaneland McDole Elementary School in Montgomery. Those score, released today, were among the best of elementary or middle schools in the West Aurora, Kaneland, Batavia, Geneva, Central and St. Charles school districts.

  • Geneva High atop local lists for science, reading Oct 31, 2014 5:30 AM
    Geneva High School continued to have the highest composite average ACT score among schools in and near the Tri-Cities, despite a slight dip in that score. And Kaneland High School's score climbed 5.2 percent.

  • Kaneland 302 joins in Educator of the Year competition Nov 3, 2014 8:01 AM
    Kaneland Unit District 302 announced the educators and support staff who will represent the district in Kane County’s 2015 Educator of the Year competition.

  • Kaneland teachers get 3.99 percent raise Oct 1, 2014 5:06 PM
    Kaneland teachers will get pay raises of 3.99 percent this year, under an agreement the school board approved Monday.

  • Your 2 cents sought on qualities for next Kaneland superintendent Oct 1, 2014 4:59 PM
    The firm charged with finding a new superintendent for the Kaneland school district is accepting the public's input at a meeting Thursday, and in an online survey starting Friday.

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