All posts tagged "Charlie McCormick"

  • Kaneland staff members recognized by state arts group

    KANELAND—March 17 was a joyous celebration of the arts—not only for the state of Illinois, but arts in the Kaneland School District.

    • Posted March 26, 2011
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  • Krauspe elected as school board president

    KANELAND—The Kaneland School Board on Monday unanimously elected Board Secretary Cheryl Krauspe as the new board president.

    • Posted May 28, 2010
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  • What his future holds

    Even though he has always been a planner, Charlie McCormick, Kaneland District superintendent for the past 12 years, said when he retires in June, he has no set agenda for the future.

    • Posted May 21, 2010
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  • McCormick looks back, ahead

    KANELAND—If one word could be used to describe Kaneland School District during Superintendent Charlie McCormick's 16 years with it, that word would be “growing.” One word best describes how McCormick dealt with that issue, “planning.”

    • Posted May 21, 2010
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  • Private funding offers come with caveats

    KANELAND—Kaneland School District officials said they have appreciated the generous offers of funding recently made by parents and parent groups in the past several weeks to save various programs from being eliminated through the budget reduction process.

    • Posted March 26, 2010
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  • State: ‘There is no money’

    KANELAND—A meeting with State Representative Kay Hatcher (Dist. 50) on Monday confirmed what Kaneland School District officials already knew—school funding from the state will be severely cut.

    • Posted March 12, 2010
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  • Teacher’s union says ‘No’

    KANELAND—The Kaneland Educators Association (KEA) announced on Monday its decision not to reopen negotiations with the Kaneland administration regarding teachers' salaries.

    • Posted February 12, 2010
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  • Survey finds high percent of A’s and B’s at high school

    KANELAND—In a recent study, school administrators found that nearly 50 percent of the students at Kaneland High School have an A grade-point average.

    • Posted January 15, 2010
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  • Guest Editorial: Budget cuts are necessary to equalize services, funding

    Douglas Elmendorf, Director of the Congressional Budget Office, recently made the following observation: "The country faces a fundamental disconnect between the services the people expect the government to provide … and the tax revenues that people are...

    • Posted January 14, 2010
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  • No response yet from teachers

    KANELAND—A letter sent to the Kaneland Education Association at the beginning of the month requesting that members return to the bargaining table so far remains unanswered.

    • Posted November 26, 2009
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  • D-302 asks teachers to return to table

    KANELAND—The Kaneland School District, faced with a $3 million projected deficit in next year's budget, asked Kaneland teachers to renegotiate their contract ratified last year.

    • Posted November 13, 2009
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  • Stoplights coming to site where fatal accidents occurred

    Because of two fatal accidents at Route 38 and Meredith Road intersection and many crashes with injuries there, the Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) plans to install stoplights at the site, possibly by 2011.

    • Posted September 25, 2009
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  • Kaneland focuses on meeting federal mandate

    Kaneland High School scores on the Prairie State Achievement Exam (PSAE) were higher than they were last year, but not high enough in math and science to meet increasing state requirements under the federal No Child Left...

    • Posted September 25, 2009
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  • A big pile of problems

    The cost of dealing with the mountain of dirt at Kaneland High School is turning out to be more than the School Board bargained for.

    • Posted August 27, 2009
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  • School Board approves plans for storage building

    KANELAND—The Kaneland School Board on Monday approved plans for a 6,200 square-foot storage facility at the Harter Road Middle School site.

    • Posted June 25, 2009
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  • KHS principal resigns

    KANELAND—Kaneland High School principal Tony Valente's departure this week leaves the district short on time to find an appropriate replacement for the coming school year, Assistant Superintendent of Human Resources Jeff Schuler said Monday.

    • Posted June 19, 2009
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  • Eggleston Kane County Administrator of the Year

    KANELAND—When Kaneland McDole Elementary School opened in 2005, school principal Fran Eggleston faced a huge challenge.

    • Posted June 18, 2009
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  • D-302 notes

    District purchases student art; District seeks public bids

    • Posted June 10, 2009
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  • Kaneland Board accepts coach’s resignation

    The Kaneland School Board on Thursday voted to accept the resignation of Kaneland High School coach and teacher Dennis Hansen.

    • Posted June 5, 2009
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  • Dirty dilemma

    Let's talk dirt: That unsightly pile sitting on the Kaneland campus is being talked about. In an effort to get rid of it, district officials are asking around.

    • Posted June 5, 2009
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  • Heading west

    Kaneland will join some of its traditional rivals and leave others behind when it becomes part of a new conference starting in the 2010-11 school year.

    • Posted May 28, 2009
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  • Leveling the playing field

    To put Kaneland on a more equal playing field, the district is considering becoming part of a new conference.

    • Posted May 21, 2009
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  • Steaming into retirement

    Whether he's fixing a musical phrase, fiddling with a steam engine or analyzing a budget, Tom Runty comes by his many talents naturally.

    • Posted April 30, 2009
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  • Geological feature part of middle school’s name

    The new middle school has a new name. The School Board approved "Kaneland Harter Middle School" at its meeting on Monday. It also named the north-south road that leads onto the campus, "Esker Road. " The name...

    • Posted March 13, 2009
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  • Cutting deeper

    Kaneland officials on Monday presented their recommendations of financial cuts that will need to be made next year if the district is to avoid a large deficit in the near future. The cuts, presented to the School...

    • Posted February 12, 2009
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  • Schuler named superintendent for 2010

    The Kaneland School Board approved Jeff Schuler to replace Superintendent Charlie McCormick when McCormick retires in 2010.

    • Posted January 15, 2009
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  • Student artists receive awards

    Six elementary students from Kaneland schools received awards for their art work and the opportunity to have it displayed in a traveling art show throughout the state.

    • Posted January 1, 2009
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