All posts tagged "Jeff Schuler"

  • Board recognizes staff with 25 year of district service

    KANELAND—The Kaneland School Board on Monday recognized and provided a gift to Kaneland High School teachers Doug Ecker and Kurt Green, and Blackberry Creek teacher Lynda McGowen, for their 25 years of service in the school district....

    • Posted May 21, 2011
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  • Kaneland finalizes budget reduction

    KANELAND—After nearly three months of financial projections, targeted cost centers and budget analysis, the Kaneland School District on Monday presented the School Board with its finalized cost reduction plan for the 2012 fiscal school year.

    • Posted March 18, 2011
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  • Board member, public uneasy with LRC position cuts

    KANELAND—Kaneland School Board discussions regarding the district's budget reduction plan for the 2012 fiscal year have typically been about financial projections and cost centers since the plan went into motion last December.

    • Posted March 4, 2011
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  • Career center receives donation

    The Kaneland School Board on Monday voted 6-0 to approve the donation of a PS810 Picture Scanning System to the Fox Valley Career Center.

    • Posted February 21, 2011
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  • Kaneland presents initial budget reduction plan

    KANELAND—The Kaneland School District on Monday presented the School Board with an initial cost reduction plan that will seek to cut $1 million in expenditures for the 2012 fiscal year.

    • Posted February 18, 2011
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  • Kaneland identifies early budget reduction targets

    KANELAND—It's becoming clearer which areas the Kaneland School District will target in order to reduce its budget.

    • Posted January 28, 2011
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  • Board accepts donation

    Kaneland—The Kaneland School Board on Monday voted 7-0 to approve a $1,000 donation to Harter Middle School and Kaneland High School made by the Dennis and Karen Goodenough Fund.

    • Posted January 15, 2011
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  • Kaneland budget cuts loom in 2012

    District seeks to limit student impact; expects to cut staff positions KANELAND—The financial belt-tightening continues for the Kaneland School District. The School Board, at its meeting on Monday, discussed a budget reduction process for the 2012 fiscal year, which...

    • Posted January 14, 2011
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  • Sugar Grove Village Board re-approves IGA with Kaneland

    SUGAR GROVE—The Sugar Grove Village Board on Tuesday evening voted for the second time in two weeks to enter into an Intergovernmental Agreement with the Kaneland School District.

    • Posted December 24, 2010
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  • Kaneland School Board approves tax levy

    KANELAND—The Kaneland School Board on Monday approved final calculations for the 2010 tax levy with a vote of 7-0, though feelings of dissatisfaction with the levy were voiced by Board member Deborah Grant and at least two...

    • Posted December 17, 2010
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  • Clock continues to tick

    Kaneland reviews Intergovernmental Agreement as Jan. 1expiration approaches KANELAND—The Kaneland School Board on Tuesday reviewed its current Intergovernmental Agreement (IGA), which allows Kaneland to collect consistent land cash payments, capital-impact and transition fees from the nine municipalities within...

    • Posted November 25, 2010
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  • SG holds off on agreement with Kaneland

    SUGAR GROVE—The Sugar Grove Village Board on Tuesday delayed a vote that would renew the village's Intergovernmental Agreement (IGA) with the Kaneland School District.

    • Posted November 19, 2010
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  • Kaneland prepares for strategic plan renewal

    Kaneland—Kaneland Superintendent Dr. Jeff Schuler on Monday presented the School Board with a proposed timeline for the renewal of the District Strategic Plan, which will map out both short and long-term needs for the district.

    • Posted November 12, 2010
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  • KHS schedule change may be postponed

    Officials consider waiting another year for 8-period days KANELAND—Kaneland School District officials have set a plan in motion which, if carried out, will push the change to an eight-block schedule at Kaneland High School to the 2012-13 school...

    • Posted October 29, 2010
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  • MP mulls intergovernmental agreement

    Discussion with Kaneland focused on handling growth MAPLE PARK—A lot has changed in the six years since Kaneland School District and the municipalities in the district signed their first intergovernmental agreement (IGA). In 2004, growth was omnipresent; today,...

    • Posted October 24, 2010
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  • Students sound off on plan

    Proposal for 8-period days has opposition KANELAND—The average class period will be much shorter for Kaneland High School students under a more traditional schedule slated for 2011-12.

    • Posted October 15, 2010
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  • Golf outing raises funds for schools

    Kaneland Foundation invites community members to event KANELAND—Looking for a great excuse to hit the golf links before fall starts?

    • Posted September 12, 2010
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  • Tower to enhance fire-science program

    KANELAND—The Kaneland School Board has set aside land on the high school’s campus for a new training tower for the Fox Valley Career Center (FVCC) fire-science program.

    • Posted July 9, 2010
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  • Tentative Kaneland budget has $2.5M shortfall

    KANELAND—The Kaneland School Board adopted a tentative 2010-11 District 302 operating budget on Monday that has a $2.5 million shortfall, despite drastic cost-cutting measures taken this spring.

    • Posted July 2, 2010
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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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  • Putting names to the numbers

    Kaneland—For the first time, individual teacher's names are part of the record, with the reality hitting home for everyone involved.

    • 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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  • Kaneland cuts $3.1 million from budget

    KANELAND—The Kaneland School Board on Monday approved $3.1 million in cuts to next year's budget, and there is more to come.

    • Posted March 12, 2010
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  • Kaneland appoints Open Meetings Act designees

    Kaneland—The Kaneland School District appointed several people to undergo training from the Ilinois Attorney General's office regarding the Open Meetings Act.

    • Posted March 5, 2010
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  • District takes 1st step to cut 112 teachers

    Kaneland—More than 100 teachers will receive pink slips next month, but not all will lose their jobs.

    • Posted February 26, 2010
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  • State bombshell could double deficit

    KANELAND—State budget woes will soon become Kaneland's problem, as the district's budget shortfall could grow to nearly $5 million.

    • Posted February 19, 2010
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  • Burchell proposes intramural activity plan

    Although proposed budget cuts would eliminate competitive sports for the sixth- and seventh-graders, middle school principal Rick Burchell proposed a variety of intramural sports to replace the more expensive programs.

    • Posted February 19, 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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  • Board wants alternatives to current cuts

    KANELAND—The feedback from School Board members on the administration's proposed cost reduction plan was clear: They want to see other options that don't have such a big impact on the students.

    • Posted January 29, 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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  • School District fills in administrative gaps

    Interim Kaneland High School Principal Greg Fantozzi is allowed to work only 120 days during a given school year, due to his retirement contract, so district administrators addressed the ripple effect this will have by assigning additional...

    • Posted August 27, 2009
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  • KHS lands former Geneva principal

    Former Geneva High School principal Dr. Greg Fantozzi will take over as interim principal at Kaneland High School this fall. During the two years since Fantozzi retired from school administration, he has been a principal mentor, a...

    • Posted July 16, 2009
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