All posts tagged "Tony Valente"
Board rules in favor of 3 School Board candidates
KANELAND—The Kane County Election Board on Monday handed down a verdict in favor of four school board candidates running on the April 7 ballot. Objections were made last week regarding the validity of candidate forms submitted in...
- Posted January 15, 2015
School Board enjoys day of recognition
KANELAND—Kaneland School Board members enjoyed a special day of recognition last month. School Board Members Day was celebrated Nov. 15 in Illinois. Kaneland School Board members were recognized at the Nov. 24 meeting. Trustees Tony Valente and...
- Posted December 29, 2014
School Board approves Schuler resignation
KANELAND—The Kaneland School Board on Monday voted 4-2 to approve Superintendent Dr. Jeff Schuler’s resignation. Schuler last week accepted an offer to become superintendent for schools in the Wheaton Warrenville School District, where he will make a...
- Posted August 9, 2014
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
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
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
Kaneland considers middle school Spanish course
KANELAND—The Kaneland School Board on Monday listened to the possibility of incorporating Spanish in Harter Middle School next year. School Board member Peter Lopatin expressed his enthusiasm for the idea of having foreign language at the middle...
- Posted February 14, 2014
D302 tax levy increases
KANELAND—The Kaneland School Board agreed to increase the tax levy at the Monday meeting. This means that the tentative tax levy that had been approved at the October meeting will go into effect. The requested amount is...
- Posted December 13, 2013
School Board discusses tentative Tax Levy
KANELAND—The Kaneland community on Monday had the chance to weigh in on the tentative Tax Levy recently proposed by the Kaneland School Board. The requested amount is $52,210,825, and includes operating levy amounts and bond and interest...
- Posted November 18, 2013
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
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
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
KSS Elementary roof repairs may extend into school year
KANELAND—John Shields Elementary School has been under construction to repair its roof. Dr. Julie-Ann Fuchs, assistant superintendent for business for the Kaneland School District, on Monday told the board that the repair project should be finished by...
- Posted August 2, 2013
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
Board approves 2012 tax levy
KANELAND—Kaneland School Board members on Tuesday voted 6-0 to approve the 2012 tax levy.
- Posted December 14, 2012
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
Valente challenges board, administration
Discussion turns to conflict during board meeting KANELAND—School Board member Tony Valente on Tuesday called the district's hiring practices into question during discussion regarding a resignation and employment of staff agenda item, stating his belief that the district...
- Posted March 15, 2012
School Board approves 2011 tax levy
KANELAND—The Kaneland School Board on Monday voted 6-0 to approve the 2011 tax levy.
- Posted December 16, 2011
School board approves card swipe system
KANELAND—The Kaneland School Board on Monday voted 6-0 to approve the purchase and installation of a card swipe security system for Kaneland Middle School and all four elementary schools.
- Posted December 16, 2011
School Board extends Schuler’s contract
KANELAND—The Kaneland School Board on Monday voted 6-0 to approve an extension of Superintendent Jeff Schuler's contract through 2016.
- Posted September 17, 2011