All posts tagged "Lisa Wiet"

  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Unpaid school fees on the rise

    KANELAND—Unpaid Kaneland School District fees have reached an all-time high this year, with $50,179 being equivalent to the cost of a full-time teacher.

    • 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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  • Board begins cuts to address $2.6 million deficit

    KANELAND—The Kaneland School Board voted on a couple of measures to begin formally addressing the district’s $2.6 million budget deficit for the 2010-11 year.

    • Posted February 19, 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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  • 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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  • District to fill in gaps due to contract limitations

    The administration made the choice to hire an interim high school principal when Tony Valente resigned in June, after most potential candidates had already signed contracts for the upcoming school year.

    • Posted July 16, 2009
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  • Board examines its effectiveness

    The Kaneland School Board will participate in a self-evaluation process for its members to determine how the board is working as a team, define its strengths and weaknesses, and to make plans for improving its function.

    • Posted July 16, 2009
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  • Fine Arts Festival becomes a series

    More than 3,000 people attended Kaneland’s Fine Arts Festival this year, an event that has expanded and become more popular since it began almost 10 years ago.

    • Posted July 2, 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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  • 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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