All posts tagged "Jeff Schuler"

  • School Board approves technology purchase

    KANELAND—Kaneland students will soon have more technology at their fingertips. The Kaneland School Board on Monday voted to 6-1 approve the purchase of student devices at a total of $225,000. The objective of the purchase is to...

    • Posted March 28, 2014
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  • Kaneland in talks to discuss salary contracts

    KANELAND—The Kaneland Education Association is in talks to discuss its salary contracts for the next school year. According to Kaneland Superintendent Dr. Jeff Schuler, the Kaneland School Board and Kaneland Education Association have entered into collective negotiations....

    • Posted March 7, 2014
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  • School Board approves cost limitation waiver submission

    KANELAND—The Kaneland School Board on Monday voted to submit a waiver for administrative cost limitation to the Illinois State Board of Education. The vote requests a “one-time, one-year waiver.” The matter is expected to go to the...

    • Posted February 28, 2014
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    Community bowls against bullying

    Photo: Leigh Ann Reusche (left to right), director of Kindness Campaign of Elburn, Renee Dee, founder/CEO of Peak for Kids, and Maria Dripps-Paulson goof around at the “Bowling Against Bullying” event on Saturday night. Photo by Lynn...

    • Posted February 14, 2014
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    Editorial: School’s out … for winter?

    The month of January is when students are supposed to return to school and begin their second semester, not enjoy multiple four-day weekends almost immediately following the conclusion of Christmas break. Yet that’s exactly what has happened...

    • Posted February 2, 2014
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  • Kaneland will not continue with intergovernmental consortium

    KANELAND—The Kaneland School Board on Monday voted against continuing onto the next phase of an online and blended learning intergovernmental consortium with neighboring school districts. The only board members who voted to continue with the consortium were...

    • Posted January 17, 2014
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  • School board approves hiring of two interim athletic directors

    KANELAND—The Kaneland School Board agreed to hire two interim athletic directors for the the school year on Monday. The two directors are Rudy Keller and Ralph Drendel. Board member Tony Valente was the only member to vote...

    • Posted December 13, 2013
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  • Kaneland tabs retiree trio as interim athletic director

    by Stefanie Frazier KANELAND—Kaneland High School’s search for an interim athletic director has concluded. Kaneland Superintendent Dr. Jeff Schuler recently announced a “finalized plan” to fill the interim athletics and activities director position for this school year...

    • Posted December 2, 2013
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    Officials celebrate Anderson bridge groundbreaking

    ELBURN—Decades in the planning, construction is set to begin on the Anderson Road bridge as public officials put shovels in the ground on Monday. The shovels symbolized breaking ground on the project that will provide an overpass...

    • Posted November 8, 2013
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  • Dripps-Paulson receives Women of Distinction Award

    KANELAND—Maria Dripps-Paulson is a Sugar Grove resident, executive director of the Kaneland Arts Initiative, and a recent recipient of the Women of Distinction Award, given out by Kane County Magazine She said she’s not too sure what...

    • Posted November 2, 2013
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  • School Board approves tentative tax levy

    KANELAND—The Kaneland School Board on Monday approved a tentative property tax levy. Not all board members were on board with the decision to approve the levy amount of $52,210,825, however, as Pedro Rivas and Tony Valente voted...

    • Posted November 1, 2013
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  • Schuler nominated to membership of Suburban School Superintendents

    KANELAND—Kaneland School District 302 recently announced the nomination of its superintendent, Dr. Jeff Schuler, to the membership of Suburban School Superintendents (SSS). Suburban School Superintendents is limited in its membership to a maximum of 100 active superintendents...

    • Posted November 1, 2013
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  • 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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  • SB mulls hot lunch program

    KANELAND—Hot meals will be whipped up and delivered via vans to Kaneland elementary schools if the Kaneland School Board gives the green light. The possibility of having a hot lunch program at the elementary school level was...

    • Posted October 25, 2013
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  • FVCC staff member suffers burns in accident

    KANELAND—First responders were called to Fox Valley Career Center at 9:10 a.m. on Tuesday to respond to a non-life threatening accident involving a staff member. No students were injured in the incident. “The accident involved a teacher...

    • Posted September 13, 2013
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  • Class of ‘13 ACT composite highest in D-302 history

    KANELAND—Students who graduated from Kaneland High School in 2013 posted an ACT Composite Score of 21.5, which is the highest ever composite score for a district 302 graduating class. Analysis of individual subject area scores also reveal...

    • Posted September 6, 2013
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  • 3 teens taken into custody, released to parents

    KANELAND—Three 13-year-old boys were taken into custody on Friday afternoon when police responded to a report of someone armed with a firearm and wearing body armor seen near Kaneland John Stewart Elementary School just after school let...

    • Posted September 5, 2013
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  • School Board discusses ACT scores

    KANELAND—The Kaneland School Board on Monday received news regarding the Kaneland High School class of 2013’s ACT scores. This is the first year that the results showed comprehensive student data that incorporated students that received extra time...

    • Posted August 31, 2013
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  • School Board discusses charter school concerns

    KANELAND—The Kaneland School Board on Monday held a public hearing on the charter school proposal submitted to the district by Virtual Learning Solutions (VLS). The board was also given a proposal presentation by a representative from K12,...

    • Posted March 22, 2013
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  • School Board approves superintendent pay raise

    KANELAND—The Kaneland School Board on Monday voted 6-1 to amend Jeff Schuler's contract of employment in order to give him a raise in pay, a one-time market correction.

    • Posted February 28, 2013
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  • Fuchs presents safety procedure review to School Board

    KANELAND—The Kaneland School Board on Monday was given a school safety procedure review by Julie-Ann Fuchs, assistant superintendent for business.

    • Posted February 14, 2013
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  • Kaneland Superintendent looks back on 2012

    KANELAND—Kaneland Superintendent Jeff Schuler is feeling pretty good about District 302 these days.

    • Posted December 27, 2012
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  • School Board talks John Shields roof repair

    KANELAND—The sky could be falling for Kaneland John Shields Elementary School ... sort of.

    • Posted November 29, 2012
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  • Districts give school board members heartfelt thanks

    KANELAND—Nov. 15, 2012, has been designated as School Board Members Day in Illinois, and Kaneland School District 302 is joining other districts across the state to thank these community volunteers for their commitment and contributions to our...

    • Posted November 15, 2012
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  • Guest Editorial: Kaneland Hall of Fame nomination

    To celebrate and commemorate the many accomplishments and achievements of Kaneland graduates, Kaneland District 302 has formed the Kaneland Hall of Fame. New Hall of Fame recipients will be inducted at the Academic Awards Ceremony in the...

    • Posted October 25, 2012
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  • Bullying issue takes center stage at Kaneland forum

    KANELAND—Kaneland parents, students, faculty, staff and administration on Monday gathered at Harter Middle School to participate in a forum to discuss the issue of bullying in the School District.

    • Posted September 28, 2012
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  • School Board approves IGA with Maple Park

    KANELAND—Kaneland School Board members on Sept. 10 voted 6-0 to approve an intergovernmental agreement (IGA) with Maple Park in regard to land-cash and school impact payments.

    • Posted September 22, 2012
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  • School Board approves temporary roof repair

    KANELAND—School Board members on Monday voted 5-1 to approve temporary roof repairs at John Shields Elementary School.

    • Posted July 27, 2012
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  • Letter: Help the Kaneland Foundation

    The Kaneland Foundation is a nonprofit organization that has contributed for decades to the educational needs of the students of Kaneland District 302.

    • Posted May 24, 2012
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  • School Board states support of original IGA terms

    KANELAND—Kaneland School Board members on Monday voted 7-0 to state their support of the terms included in a proposed Intergovernmental Agreement (IGA) between the School District and the village of Elburn.

    • Posted May 17, 2012
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  • Board approves Kindergarten extension program

    KANELAND—School Board members on April 30 voted 7-0 to approve a Kindergarten extension program.

    • Posted May 11, 2012
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  • Kaneland approves purchase of new curriculum materials

    KANELAND—Kaneland School Board trustees on Monday voted 7-0 to approve the purchase of new curriculum materials.

    • Posted April 13, 2012
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