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Former student banned from Kaneland High School  Kane County Chronicle

MAPLE PARK – A former Kaneland High School student was charged with trespassing after she returned to the school after being issued a written trespass ...



Kaneland High School students able to wear hats to school next year  Kane County Chronicle

Decision made at April 29 Board of Education meeting.



Retiring staff, longtime employees of Kaneland School District 302 honored  Kane County Chronicle

MAPLE PARK – During Kaneland High School counselor Cyndi Violett's first year working in the district 25 years ago, there were three failed referendums, ...



Friday Flyover: Kaneland High School  WLS-TV

This week, we feature Kaneland High School on ABC7's Friday Flyover, celebrating high school sports!



Former Kaneland High School Student Arrested for Allegedly Trespassing on School Property  WspyNews

An Elburn woman who is a former Kaneland High School student was arrested for Criminal Trespass to Property following an incident at the high school in ...



Kaneland Arts Initiative celebrates 20th Community Fine Arts Fair  Kane County Chronicle

MAPLE PARK – The Kaneland Arts Initiative will host the 20th annual Kaneland Community Fine Arts Festival from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. April 7 at Kaneland High ...



Festivals June 21-27: Strawberry Fest, Swedish Days, concerts, cruise nights & more  Chicago Daily Herald

Windy City Warbirds & Classics radio-controlled model air show: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday, June 21, and 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, June 22, at Fox Valley Aero Club ...



Kaneland comes back to stun DeKalb  Chicago Daily Herald

Kaneland rallied from 13 points down on two occassions to knock off the No. 5 ranked team in Class 6A, DeKalb, 21-20 on Friday night in Maple Park.



Boys track and field: Kaneland soars to Peterson crown  Chicago Daily Herald

Kaneland had an additional incentive to repeat as the winner of its Peterson Prep Invitational Saturday. For the first time in the meet's 48-year history, Bruce ...



$3 million settlement in crash that killed Kaneland students who were best friends  Chicago Daily Herald

A $3 million wrongful death settlement has been reached in a 2016 crash that killed two Kaneland High School students who were best friends. The settlement is ...



Kaneland teachers honored to be nominated for Kane County's 2019 Educator of the Year award  Kane County Chronicle

Tom Huels is going out on top. In his 32nd year in the Kaneland School District, and 38th year teaching overall, the Harter Middle School teacher is calling this ...



Six teachers to be dismissed in Kaneland School District  Kane County Chronicle

SUGAR GROVE – Kaneland School District 302 will dismiss six teachers at the end of the present school term and they will not be re-employed for the 2018-19 ...



Kaneland inducts 3 alums into Hall of Fame  Kane County Chronicle

As the first Kaneland athlete to receive a Division I athletic scholarship and follow through and play at the school, Bill Blaisdell made history for the Knights.



Batavia Teen Allegedly Left Live Bullet At Kaneland High School  Patch.com

Batavia Boy Allegedly Left Bullet At Kaneland High - Batavia, IL - Police say a 17-year-old Batavia boy is in custody after he allegedly left a .45 caliber bullet in ...



Elias Kent Kane DAR gives Good Citizen Awards to local students  Chicago Daily Herald

The Elias Kent Kane Chapter of the National Society of Daughters of the American Revolution recently welcomed eight Good Citizen Award recipients to their ...



Prep football: Kaneland O-line lets play, not size, do the talking  DeKalb Daily Chronicle

MAPLE PARK – Kaneland offensive linemen Jackson Clark and Drew Hahn stand 6 feet tall, but their football mentalities reflect a much larger presence.



Kaneland High School debuts new Café 302  Kane County Chronicle

MAPLE PARK – When Garrett Wolf started working at Kaneland High School as the new culinary arts teacher, his goal was to get the program expanded.



Auburn recruit Rose Roach, Kaneland running wild  Kane County Chronicle

Mike Kuefler has one sign for Rose Roach when she reaches base. “That sign is to steal second,” said Kuefler, Kaneland's coach. “After that, the kid is on her ...



DeKalb 10-year-old to play 'Annie' at Kaneland  DeKalb Daily Chronicle

MAPLE PARK – Whether the skies stay clear or more rain ensues, the sun will undoubtedly “come up tomorrow,” or at least later this month as a production of ...



Batavia High School junior wins Graphics Student of the Year  Kane County Chronicle

That honor goes to Batavia junior Sarah Anderson who won the annual Valley Education for Employment System (VALEES) competition on Apr. 24 at ...



Kaneland to induct 5 into Hall of Fame  Kane County Chronicle

Inductees represent contributions to school, science, sports.



Kane County Sheriff's Office offers scholarships  Chicago Daily Herald

Kane County Sheriff Ron Hain announces college scholarships along with the Illinois Sheriff's Association for students who graduate with the Class of 2019 at ...



Register for the new Kaneland School District 302 school year  Kane County Chronicle

MAPLE PARK – The Kaneland School District 302 school year begins on Aug. 23 with a full-day of classes, according to a news release. Bus *service* and hot ...



'Beauty and The Beast' roars into Kaneland  Kane County Chronicle

MAPLE PARK – A lot of work and a lot of people are needed to put on the fantastical classic “Beauty and the Beast.” It comes as no surprise the Kaneland Arts ...



Kaneland alumna loses battle with cancer  Kane County Chronicle

Kaneland alumna loses four-year battle with cancer.



Cross Country: Richtmans sweep Eddington Invite titles to lead Kaneland  Kane County Chronicle

MAPLE PARK—In sweltering conditions, Kaneland's Rachel and Matt Richtman won the girls' and boys' varsity races at the 48th annual Larry Eddington ...



Kaneland marching band celebrates season's accomplishments  Kane County Chronicle

MAPLE PARK – The Kaneland High School marching band packed the high school auditorium Nov. 14 for its indoor concert and awards performance.



Super Bowl legend Don Beebe, Kaneland High honor each other  Chicago Daily Herald

Six-time Super Bowl player Don Beebe gave props Thursday to the people and place where his football career began and his work ethic was shaped: Kaneland ...



Girls track: Kaneland takes second at Holmes Invitational  DeKalb Daily Chronicle

MAPLE PARK – Host Kaneland took second place at the 39th Holmes Invitational Girls Track Meet behind strong performances from the entire team, while a ...



Kaneland approves one-year contract with Interstate Eight for 2019-2020 school year  Kane County Chronicle

Kaneland has a new conference to call home beginning in the 2019-20 school year, but its stay in the newly-formed Interstate Eight Conference might be a brief ...



Girls soccer: Burlington Central's Kollhoff honored for volunteer work  Chicago Daily Herald

When Zoey Kollhoff learned that the TOPSoccer (The Outreach Program for Soccer) she was involved in was being discontinued, she felt at a loss.



Prep cross country: Sycamore competes two days after car hits runners  DeKalb Daily Chronicle

MAPLE PARK – The Sycamore Boys cross country team raced at the Kaneland Eddington Invitational Saturday, just two days after members of the team were hit ...



Kaneland wraps up second day, looks forward to putting on pads next  DeKalb Daily Chronicle

MAPLE PARK – As Day 2 of fall practice wrapped up Tuesday for the Kaneland football team, lineman Drew Hahn said he was excited about what Day 3 will ...



Cross Country: Daniel Occhipinti, Kaneland win first regional title since 1995  Kane County Chronicle

Led by individual winner Daniel Occhipinti, the Kaneland boys cross country team took first at the Class 2A Burlington Central Regional for the program's first ...



How the Kane County sheriff is bringing drug treatment into school  Chicago Daily Herald

The Kane County sheriff is teaming with a St. Charles substance abuse counseling center and Kaneland High School to offer in-school treatment for kids caught ...



High school boys track: Kaneland right where it wants to be  Kane County Chronicle

Kaneland boys track members progressing well as season unfolds.



Fox Valley Bicycle and Ski Club to host 50th Swedish Days Ride  Kane County Chronicle

Hundreds of cycling enthusiasts will descend on the area as the Fox Valley Bicycle and Ski Club hosts its 50th annual Swedish Days Ride on June 23.



Boys basketball: Kaneland cranks up defense in win over Sycamore  DeKalb Daily Chronicle

MAPLE PARK – Earlier in the season, Sycamore center Keyshawn Stallworth torched the Kaneland boys basketball team.



Boys Basketball: Kaneland tabs long-time girls coach Ernie Colombe as new head coach  Kane County Chronicle

Colombe, who won 199 games with Knights' girls program, hopes to provide stability on boys side.



High school football: Pat Ryan takes reins as new head coach of Kaneland football  Kane County Chronicle

MAPLE PARK – Few have been called head football coach at Kaneland.



Maple Park Fun Fest to feature bands with Kaneland teachers  Chicago Daily Herald

Maple Park Fun Fest began in 1998 but continues to grow. Of note this year are new kids' activities and two bands performing that include Kaneland teachers.



James "Mike" Baker | Obituaries  Gazettextra

September 14, 1945 - October 8, 2018. Edgerton, WI -- James "Mike" Baker, age 73, of Edgerton, WI passed away on Monday, October 8, 2018, at his home.



Family of Kaneland student killed in crash sues family of classmate behind wheel  Chicago Daily Herald

A wrongful death lawsuit has been filed in response to a November 2016 crash that killed Kaneland High School juniors Elijah Vajgert and Arthur Stenger.



McFarlin, McCormick inducted into Kaneland Hall of Fame  Kane County Chronicle

MAPLE PARK — Kaneland School District 302 may have held its commencement ceremony a day earlier, but some of those who just graduated were lucky ...



Images: Icons of Maple Park  Chicago Daily Herald

Maple Park, once a vital stop on the Lincoln Highway, has managed to retain its charm through the decades since its heyday in the 1920s. People who live here ...



Kaneland High School hosts annual talent show  Kane County Chronicle

Trevor Cannon wanted to show his classmates that he could sing and play the piano. The Kaneland sophomore was a bit nervous when he started to perform a ...



Registration open for Kaneland United SC fall soccer programs  Kane County Chronicle

Kaneland United SC fall soccer registration is now open, according to the organization. Parents can enroll their children in Recreational Soccer, TOPSoccer, ...



Joint wake set for Kaneland High students killed in crash  Chicago Daily Herald

A wake for two Kaneland High students killed in a crash is Friday afternoon on the Maple Park campus.



Sports Neighbors: Maple Park bike ride to raise money for Cystic Fibrosis Foundation  Kane County Chronicle

Registration open for memorial scholarship run. ST. CHARLES – The Cameron Pepera Memorial Scholarship Foundation will host a 5K and 1-mile color fun run ...



Kaneland physics students join in ninth annual Egg Drop Project  Chicago Daily Herald

Students in the Enhanced Physics classes at Kaneland High School recently participated in the ninth annual Egg Drop Project.



Register now for Kaneland schools  Chicago Daily Herald

Kaneland Unit District 302 will begin the new school year on Wednesday, Aug. 24, with a full day of classes. Full bus *service* to all schools and full hot lunch ...



Prep football: Speed a focus for new Kaneland coach  DeKalb Daily Chronicle

New Knights coach working to make players faster.



'Rumors' brings laughs to Kaneland  Kane County Chronicle

MAPLE PARK – Kaneland High School students recently presented their fall play, “Rumors,” by Neil Simon. Performances were Nov. 11 to 13. A dress rehearsal ...



Prep football: Kaneland holds on for close win over Geneva  DeKalb Daily Chronicle

MAPLE PARK – Kaneland quarterback Jack Douglas found four different receivers for touchdowns and then breathed a huge sigh of relief as he watched time ...



Kaneland Madrigal Feaste begins Dec. 9  Kane County Chronicle

MAPLE PARK – "Wes hale! Good lords and ladies fair! We bid thee welcome, we bid thee share our feasting and our revelry, our music and our company!".



Kaneland Connection: Kaneland students thrive at literary festival  Kane County Chronicle

MAPLE PARK – Kaneland High School student Lenora Murphy wrote her “heart skipped a beat” when she learned her play, “Pieces of Harper's Heart,” was ...



Soccer: John McCaffrey, Kaneland win regional in penalty kicks  Kane County Chronicle

MAPLE PARK - The dream season continues for the Kaneland soccer team as the Knights beat Rochelle 3-2 in penalty kicks on Saturday to add a Class 2A ...



Club of comfort: Gay-Straight Alliances offer safe place for LGBT youth  Kane County Chronicle

Landon Mosley, a junior at Kaneland High School in Maple Park, said it's not a secret he is transgender – the student newspaper published an article about him ...



Family, friends and community remember Leonard Baumgartner  Kane County Chronicle

Leonard Baumgartner, 72, of Maple Park passed away Aug. 10.



Music, more celebrated at Kaneland Community Fine Arts Festival  Kane County Chronicle

MAPLE PARK – The arts came alive during the Kaneland Arts Initiative's 18th annual Kaneland Community Fine Arts Festival on April 9 at Kaneland High ...



Kaneland tops DeKalb for conference title  DeKalb Daily Chronicle

MAPLE PARK – The Kaneland soccer team made school history Thursday evening when the Knights beat DeKalb 3-1, clinching the Northern Illinois Big 12 ...



Boys golf: Scouting the Fox Valley  Chicago Daily Herald

Here's what to expect from the boys golf teams in the Fox Valley area this season.



Kaneland, Sycamore, DeKalb ready for state cross country meet  DeKalb Daily Chronicle

As the fall sports season draws to its close, three area high schools are preparing for the IHSA cross country championships this weekend in Peoria. *Fresh* off ...



Father files suit in Kaneland crash  Kane County Chronicle

The father of one of two Kaneland High School juniors who died in a fiery crash last year filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the estate of the teen who was ...



'Exposing the Heroin Highway' series continues  Chicago Daily Herald

Following the success of an educational forum tackling Kane County's opioid epidemic, law enforcement officials are expanding the speaking series to Aurora.



Kaneland special-ed teacher on quest to adopt boy, 2, with Down syndrome  Kane County Chronicle

Nora Tomasik had not even been thinking about adopting a child – she already has three of her own. And she certainly had not been considering an overseas ...



High school girls basketball: Kaneland rally not enough in sectional final  Kane County Chronicle

Kaneland unable to get past Stillman Valley in sectional title game.



Kaneland football season preview  Kane County Chronicle

Conference: Northern Illinois Big 12 (East). BREAKDOWN. Leave it to a household Kaneland football name to express optimism about the Knights' flood of *fresh* ...



Kaneland Connection: Safety and the ride to school  Kane County Chronicle

As the mother of a kindergarten student in Kaneland School District 302, Elburn resident Christi Bedell has had her first experiences this year involving a bus ...



Kaneland on parade: Crowds turn out for school's first homecoming parade  Kane County Chronicle

ELBURN – Spectators lined both sides of Prairie Valley Street in Elburn on Wednesday night, eager to get a glimpse at the inaugural Kaneland High School ...



Kaneland boys basketball: Conroys adapting well with dad as coach  DeKalb Daily Chronicle

Ethan and Mason Conroy did not have the traditional childhood when it came to playing sports.



Boys track and field: Batavia runs away with Peterson Prep crown  Chicago Daily Herald

The Batavia boys track team put together a total team effort Saturday to claim top billing in the highly-competitive Peterson Prep Invitational hosted by Kaneland ...



Knights' quest is for another strong season after being moved to Class 3A  DeKalb Daily Chronicle

Boys track: Hannula learns from the best in the offseason.



Schools get creative to combat substitute teacher shortage  Chicago Tribune

Diane Smith of Naperville started substitute teaching as a way to earn extra money. She says she'd be willing to give it up if a better opportunity came along.



Glenbard West takes title on new Kaneland course  Chicago Daily Herald

Glenbard West won the title Saturday at Kaneland's annual Larry Eddington Invitational, a championship that might not have happened without a couple friendly ...



Well-run high school track meet requires immense planning, organization  Dekalb Daily Chronicle

Successful track and field meets signify a marriage between several entities, so Burlington Central boys coach Mike Schmidt logically offers this comparison:



New Gophers coach P.J. Fleck has shown how he will serve community  St. Paul Pioneer Press

He is still a big deal back home and at his alma mater, Kaneland High School in Maple Park, Ill., where for years he hosted the annual Live Your Dream Football ...



Wheelchair no obstacle for Kaneland grad  Kane County Chronicle

MAPLE PARK – Deanna Muir was only 1 year old when she was injured in an accident in the driveway of her home. She suffered paralysis and since then has ...



Hubs soccer team falls to Kaneland in shootout  Rochelle News Leader

MAPLE PARK — It took over 2 hours to decide Saturday's IHSA Class 2A Regional Championship between the Hubs varsity soccer team and the Kaneland ...



Family ties run deep in the Kaneland cross country program  Chicago Daily Herald

Look at a family with children and there is probably a sibling rivalry, no matter what age. Kaneland has a couple of them crisscrossing its boys and girls cross ...



Girls basketball: Rally falls short as Kaneland loses in sectional final  DeKalb Daily Chronicle

MAPLE PARK – Having already come back once from eight down in the second half, a second comeback wasn't in the cards for the Kaneland girls basketball ...



Kaneland United Soccer opens registration for fall  Chicago Daily Herald

The Kaneland United Soccer Club has opened registration for fall recreational soccer, TOPSoccer, Little Knights Soccer, and Academy Soccer programs.



Soccer: Martinez's goal late in the first half powers DeKalb past Kaneland  DeKalb Daily Chronicle

MAPLE PARK – DeKalb's Angel Martinez's goal as time expired in the first half helped carry the Barbs past Kaneland, 2-0, Tuesday.



Plant sales to raise funds for local clubs, organizations  Chicago Daily Herald

Offerings at upcoming plant sales include perennials, vegetables, native and organic plants to help Fox Valley gardeners get the growing season off to a good ...



Back-to-school time in Tri-Cities, Aurora, western Kane  Chicago Daily Herald

Swapping out swimsuits for school clothes, kids throughout the Tri-Cities and the Kaneland and Burlington school districts returned to classrooms Wednesday.



Kaneland wins Class 3A state title  Chicago Daily Herald

There's no 'I' in Kaneland, but there is one in 'state champion.' The Knights won the Class 3A state baseball championship 11-3 over Oak Forest on Saturday at ...



Prep softball: Weber puts up gaudy numbers from leadoff spot, wins POY  DeKalb Daily Chronicle

MAPLE PARK – Morgan Weber put up numbers reminiscent of a top-level No. 3 hitter – nine homers, 32 RBIs and a slugging percentage of .754.



Kuipers Family Farm spells fall fun with apple orchard, pumpkin patch  Kane County Chronicle

MAPLE PARK – An afternoon might not be long enough to spend at Kuipers Family Farm in Maple Park this fall. Plan for a day trip.



Douglas having standout season heading into contest against Barbs  DeKalb Daily Chronicle

MAPLE PARK – After Jack Douglas' throw ended up in the hands of a Yorkville defender, Kaneland's junior quarterback got right back to work.



Maple Park man sent to prison on drug conviction  Kane County Chronicle

A rural Maple Park man charged with possessing cocaine at his house must serve nearly 20 years in prison, according to a news release from the Kane County ...



Prep wrestling: Kaneland looks to build off last year's success  DeKalb Daily Chronicle

MAPLE PARK – As a young squad last year, the Kaneland wrestling team qualified four wrestlers for state plus earned a berth in the team state tournament.



Prep wrestling: DeKalb's Lopez burst onto scene with successful freshman season  DeKalb Daily Chronicle

DeKALB – The way teammates and coaches talked about DeKalb freshman wrestler Fabian Lopez, it made him out to be a mythical figure.



Images: It was an eclectic week for our photographers in the suburbs  Chicago Daily Herald

Daily Herald is suburban Chicago's largest daily newspaper. Daily Herald provides a local perspective with local *content* such as the northwest suburbs most ...



Ranking 10,007 Boys By Average XC Finish  MileSplit

10007 cross country runners ranked by their average finish place during the cross country season with a minimum of three races.



Prep girls cross country: Kaneland's Richtman big freshman season lands honor  DeKalb Daily Chronicle

MAPLE PARK – By the end of the Class 2A Burlington Central Regional, Rachel Richtman was on empty. Like she had done all season, the Kaneland freshman ...



Boys Cross Country: Young Bulldogs, Knights runners bond in annual event  Kane County Chronicle

MAPLE PARK – Kaneland boys cross country coach Chad Clarey handed Batavia counterpart Bronco Meeks a bone early Wednesday evening.



Elias Kent Kane Chapter presents Good Citizens Awards  Chicago Daily Herald

The Elias Kent Kane Chapter of the National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution was honored to announce eight DAR Good Citizens Award ...



4-way stop coming for deadly Sugar Grove Township intersection  Chicago Daily Herald

A Sugar Grove Township intersection where a man died in September will become a four-way stop this week.



Boys track: Dixon second to Kaneland at NIB-12 meet  Saukvalley

MAPLE PARK – Since finishing second to Kaneland at the indoor conference meet back in March, the Dixon boys track team has yearned to pay back the ...



High school cross country: Crystal Lake Central boys/girls qualify for state along with Prairie Ridge boys  Northwest Herald

MAPLE PARK – Prairie Ridge's route to Peoria wound up being a little tougher than expected, but the Wolves still made it.



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