All posts tagged "Diane Piazza"

  • Kaneland athletic director resigns

    KANELAND—Kaneland Athletic Director Leigh Jaffke has stepped down from her position. Jaffke turned in her letter of resignation prior to the Kaneland School Board’s meeting on Oct. 16. She had served as the district’s athletic director for...

    • Posted October 25, 2013
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  • District 302 seeks committed candidates

    KANELAND—Prospective candidates for the Kaneland School Board should know that if elected, they face a significant responsibility, Board President Cheryl Krauspe said.

    • Posted October 31, 2010
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  • School Board gives the go-ahead on athletic storage building

    KANELAND—The Kaneland School Board on Monday gave the go-ahead to the administration to seek bids for an athletic equipment storage facility on the Harter Middle School campus.

    • Posted April 16, 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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  • School Board revisits budget cuts

    KANELAND—In light of the news of the additional possible $2.2 million shortfall due to a reduction in state funding, (see related story) School Board members let go of some of the programs they sought to keep...

    • Posted February 26, 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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  • 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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  • Ways to make, and improve, the grade

    KANELAND—Picking three to four goals to improve upon each year sounds like an over-ambitious New Years resolution. But it is commonplace for area schools.

    • Posted October 2, 2009
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  • What is an A?

    KANELAND—Kaneland School District officials plan to study the grading scale currently implemented district-wide during the 2010-11 school year.

    • Posted October 1, 2009
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  • District adds paraprofessionals’ dependents to health care coverage

    KANELAND—Beginning with the 2009-2010 school year, the Kaneland School District will pay 50 percent of the cost of insurance premiums for dependents of full-time educational support staff (paraprofessionals).

    • Posted June 25, 2009
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