All posts by Stefanie Frazier

  • School Board approves technology position addition, increase

    KANELAND—The Kaneland School Board on May 28 voted unanimously to increase a current information systems specialist position from .8 to full time, and add a full-time technician to begin work July 1. The cost for the technician...

    • Posted June 6, 2014
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    Field of hope

    Photo: Sisters Emma, 4, and Kailey Kunstman, 6, wearing their red, white and blue, visited the KHS Healing Field to honor the military during the opening ceremony on Saturday. Photo by Patti Wilk KANELAND—Last weekend’s Healing Field...

    • Posted May 29, 2014
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    Family seeks funds for autism service dog

    SUGAR GROVE—Sugar Grove resident Jason Mann looks at his son Marshall and sees joy contagious to those who are around him. “Immediately, he’ll walk into a room and want to give people hugs and smile,” Jason said....

    • Posted May 27, 2014
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  • National Honor Society recognition

    KANELAND—Jarod Erlandson is a recent National Honor Society member who calls being a part of the group “a complete honor.” Erlandson is a Sugar Grove resident and junior at Kaneland High School. “It’s something that I’ve always...

    • Posted May 22, 2014
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  • Kaneland bands ‘battle’ for worthwhile cause

    KANELAND—Bands came together last month in the Kaneland High School auditorium to raise money for the Kaneland community. The name of the event was “Band Night.” Attendees paid $5 at the door and gave donations to vote...

    • Posted May 22, 2014
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    Kemp earns President’s Scholarship

    Will attend Indiana State University this fall ELBURN—You could say Brittany Kemp’s most recent accomplishment was a slam dunk of an achievement. Kemp, an Elburn resident who is a Kaneland High School senior and a basketball and...

    • Posted May 17, 2014
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  • Kaneland approves new special education bussing

    KANELAND—The Kaneland School Board on Monday voted to move on with a new bus company for special education transportation for the upcoming school year. Currently the Kaneland School District uses Spare Wheels Transportation. This coming school year...

    • Posted May 16, 2014
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    Kaneland High School to host Healing Field

    KANELAND—Kaneland High School will soon feature a field of American flags. The concept is called the Healing Field, and it will requre sale of 1,000 flags. The Healing Field will take place Friday, May 23, until Tuesday,...

    • Posted May 9, 2014
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  • School Board approves administrative changes

    KANELAND—The Kaneland School Board on Monday approved administrative changes, including changes regarding new assistant principals and a resignation. Kaneland Superintendent Dr. Jeff Schuler announced during the meeting that Patrick Raleigh will be an assistant principal and computer...

    • Posted May 2, 2014
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  • Kaneland to work with energy conservation company

    KANELAND—The Kaneland School Board on Monday agreed to move forward and enter into a contract agreement with an energy management and conservation program. The company that will work with Kaneland schools to conserve energy is Cenergistic. The...

    • Posted May 2, 2014
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    ‘Seussical Jr.’ comes alive on middle school stage

    Photo: Kaneland Harter Middle School presented “Seussical Jr.” on Friday, Saturday and Sunday, with over 400 people attending Saturday’s show. The production brought to life many classic Dr. Seuss storybook characters, including The Cat in the Hat,...

    • Posted May 1, 2014
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    Kaneland trio help take ‘Pwnage’ to St. Louis

    Photo: The trio of sophomore Charlie Faulkner (left to right), Alyssa Faulkner and sophomore Tristan Powell will compete in the first World Championships this week. Courtesy photo submitted to sfrazier@elburnherald.com KANELAND—Three Kaneland students are members of robotic...

    • Posted May 1, 2014
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    Purple power

    Photo: Event organizer and Kaneland junior Samantha Havlin, 17, with her mother Melissa prior to the event. Photo by Lynn Logan Community ‘seizes the purple’ at 5k event KANELAND—Elburn resident Samantha Havlin recently organized the epilepsy awareness...

    • Posted April 24, 2014
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    Sugar Grove resident lands ‘Les Miserables’ role

    SUGAR GROVE—Matthew Uzarraga is an 11-year-old fifth-grader who is home schooled by his mother, Estrellita. He’s also a professional actor. Uzarraga will play the role of Gavroche from “Les Miserables” at Drury Lane Theatre from now until...

    • Posted April 20, 2014
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    Kaneland students to visit Europe on trip

    Photo: A group of Kaneland High School students in June will participate in a service trip to Europe. A previous service trip involved students planting trees at Antietam National Battlefield in Sharpsburg, Md., in order to restore...

    • Posted April 19, 2014
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  • D302 Board discusses survey results

    KANELAND—The Kaneland School Board on Monday heard the results of the inaugural Parent Satisfaction Survey. The survey consisted of 30 questions and had participation of Kaneland parents from elementary to high school, with the most completed results...

    • Posted April 18, 2014
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    Kaneland celebrates 15th Fine Arts Festival

    Photos: The Kaneland Arts Initiative celebrated its 15th annual Fine Arts Festival on Sunday at Kaneland High School. The event boasted a wealth of professional artists, musicians, dancers and actors. Peter Thaddeus (right) creates an acrylic work...

    • Posted April 17, 2014
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    Student urges community to ‘Seize the Purple’

    Photo: “I personally feel that epilepsy doesn’t get the awareness that it deserves. It affects over six million people worldwide, and it’s just as common as breast cancer is. And I just think it really does deserve...

    • Posted April 12, 2014
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    Kaneland senior sets sights on the future

    Standout scholar will attend MIT in the fall KANELAND—Ethan Witt’s reputation for scholastic excellence precedes him. A Kaneland High School senior, Witt has scored perfectly on the ACT two times, as well as on other state tests....

    • Posted April 11, 2014
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  • Kaneland Scholastic Bowl team celebrates successful season

    KANELAND—Ken Dentino experienced success coaching Kaneland High School’s Scholastic Bowl team this school year. Dentino, a math teacher at KHS, gives his team of 20 students some advice from time to time. “Honestly, there’s not a whole...

    • Posted April 11, 2014
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