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Genoa-Kingston sends 137 Cogs into the world  The MidWeek

GENOA – Jasmine Harris and Jim Kline, both of Genoa, said that what they loved the most about attending Genoa-Kingston High School was the small-town ...



Genoa-Kingston High School finishes first-ever Start With Hello week  DeKalb Daily Chronicle

Assembly to close out event finishes with large group lip-sync-turned-sing-along.



Election 2019: Mary Hintzsche, Genoa-Kingston District 424 School Board  DeKalb Daily Chronicle

Town: Genoa. Office sought: School Board Candidate #424. Occupation: Clinical Assistant Professor (NIU) and Nurse Practitioner. Education: Highest Level: ...



Wonderful World of Christmas coming to G-K High  DeKalb Daily Chronicle

Plan now to attend the 30th annual Wonderful World of Christmas Craft & Vendor Show from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 11, at Genoa-Kingston High School.



G-K stories published in online Spanish magazine  The MidWeek

GENOA – Genoa-Kingston sophomores Gavan Mitchell and Liam Logsdon were late turning in their Spanish short-story writing assignment.



King and Queen crowned at 2019 Genoa Days  DeKalb Daily Chronicle

GENOA – A sizable crowd gathered in downtown Genoa for the 60th year in a row to crown a king and queen of the 84th Genoa Days, a celebration for two ...



Genoa-Kingston High School bomb threat a case of mistaken identity  DeKalb Daily Chronicle

GENOA – The threat made to to a Genoa-Kingston High School teacher over the weekend, threatening to blow up the school at noon Monday, was intended for ...



Future becomes now for Genoa-Kingston graduates  DeKalb Daily Chronicle

GENOA – Trace Feliciano doesn't know what's next for him after graduating from Genoa-Kingston High School, but he does know that he can't wait for whatever ...



'Teenpreneurs' stage own version of 'Shark Tank'  DeKalb Daily Chronicle

GENOA – Ten months of work came down to a 10-minute pitch for 13 students this week at Genoa-Kingston High School.



Lekkas, Aiossa take over as new leaders at Genoa-Kingston High School  DeKalb Daily Chronicle

GENOA – Genoa-Kingston High School will have a new principal and assistant principal when classes resume in August. Angelo Lekkas, who had been ...



Genoa-Kingston district gets no bids on Davenport Elementary  DeKalb Daily Chronicle

GENOA – After receiveing no bids for the shuttered Davenport Elementary School building, District 424 officials have some thinking to do about the building's ...



Five educators across DeKalb County receive excellence in education awards  The MidWeek

SYCAMORE – Five educators across DeKalb County were recognized for their A-plus work by county organizations Wednesday, according to a news release ...



High school students visit middle school class  The MidWeek

Genoa-Kingston High School seniors Hunter Zweifel, Griffin Hansen and Halea Goad have been visiting Carol Hencken's eighth-grade leadership class at ...



Genoa-Kingston students develop business ideas in entrepreneurship class  DeKalb Daily Chronicle

GENOA – Students at Genoa-Kingston High School are becoming entrepreneurs through a new program that has seniors such as Rachel Hughes realizing how ...



Genoa Duck Race grows in popularity  DeKalb Daily Chronicle

Kingston Elementary School second-grader Dominic Walker was confident that his duck was going to win the 15th annual Great Genoa Duck Race on Sunday ...



Genoa-Kingston kicks off new school year with new teacher, new technology plans  DeKalb Daily Chronicle

GENOA – The first day of the new school year started just before 8 a.m. Monday at Genoa-Kingston High School, and in addition to welcoming hundreds of ...



'Very accomplished' Class of 2016 graduates at Genoa-Kingston High School  DeKalb Daily Chronicle

GENOA – Genoa-Kingston High School's Derek Tijerina performed his last duty as class president Sunday when he helped Principal Brett McPherson officially ...



Several shave heads to support 16-year-old Genoa girl with cancer  DeKalb Daily Chronicle

GENOA – A few dozen people crowded into the Genoa-Kingston High School library to cheer on those who volunteered to shave their heads in solidarity with a ...



Genoa police, school district say bomb threat to high school not credible  DeKalb Daily Chronicle

GENOA – A bomb threat made against Genoa-Kingston High School over the weekend has led to an increased security presence in the district but did not lead ...



Local students honored as 2019-20 Illinois State Scholars  DeKalb Daily Chronicle

The Illinois Student Assistance Commission has announced the 2019-20 Illinois State Scholars. These students rank in approximately the top 10 percent of high ...



Former G-K High School students talk about paying for college  The MidWeek

Former Genoa-Kingston High School students return to G-K Middle School to share their college financial stories with Carol Hencken's eighth-grade leadership ...



hosts high school drafting competition  The MidWeek

MALTA – Kishwaukee College was the site of the Illinois Drafting Educators Association Region 4 meet on March 1. The annual, statewide competition is open ...



Dozens of Schools Close, Delay Start Due to Winter Weather  NBC Chicago

Several Illinois and northwest Indiana schools closed or delayed start times on Wednesday as a mix of freezing rain and snow fell across the Chicago area.



Genoa Days returns Wednesday for 82nd year  DeKalb Daily Chronicle

Kings, queens, carnival rides and musical entertainment will once again transform downtown during the 82nd annual Genoa Days festival this week.



KC and G-K High School offer dual credit partnership  The MidWeek

This spring, two Kishwaukee College instructors are spending part of their day teaching college classes to high school students at Genoa-Kingston High School.



Softball: Genoa-Kingston opens season with home loss to Rock Falls  DeKalb Daily Chronicle

GENOA – Mike Lauer didn't like the lack of passion he saw from the Genoa-Kingston softball team. The Cogs coach had a long talk with his team after opening ...



Genoa-Kingston player's return for touchdown wins lucky fan $10000  DeKalb Daily Chronicle

GENOA – Terry Burke watched as Genoa-Kingston senior Zach Miller took the kickoff from the left sideline of the field during an Oct. 14 game. “This isn't going to ...



Genoa-Kingston grad accused of raping 2 girls at party  DeKalb Daily Chronicle

KINGSTON – A Kingston man faces felony charges after being accused of raping two girls at a party on his 18th birthday, a day before he graduated from ...



Former Genoa-Kingston athlete Ethan Menges honored at basketball game  DeKalb Daily Chronicle

DeKALB – Ethan Menges completed a set of hip abductor exercises at Planet Fitness before his sister Brittney helped him put his legs back on.



UPDATE: Genoa-Kingston High School Searched, Normal Activities Resumed  WIFR

UPDATE: GENOA (WIFR) -- Police say they have found no weapons after searching Genoa-Kingston High School following a threat on social media. The Genoa ...



Genoa Women's Club gives seven scholarships  The MidWeek

The Genoa Community Women's Club awarded 2018 college scholarships to seven Genoa-Kingston High School seniors.



Museum displays fallen Genoa soldier's uniform  WIFR

The Kishwaukee Valley Heritage Society and Museum is displaying the uniform of a fallen Genoa soldier in honor of Veteran's day.



Kishwaukee College graduation rate nearly doubles over 5 years  DeKalb Daily Chronicle

MALTA – Why should students need to submit a portfolio of what they learned in three or fewer years at Kishwaukee College? That's the question college ...



'Two years is a long way out:' Mockup of districts released  DeKalb Daily Chronicle

DeKalb is in effect joining the NIC-10 after all – at least that's what a mock released to schools on Wednesday shows for the Barbs. In the letter released by the ...



Police: Teacher, coach charged with aggravated battery  Dekalb Daily Chronicle

GENOA – A Genoa-Kingston High School teacher has been charged with aggravated battery for allegedly having inappropriate contact with a female student, ...



Former Genoa-Kingston athlete Ethan Menges moves forward after amputations  DeKalb Daily Chronicle

DeKALB – Ethan Menges went home for the first time in more than a year this month, after spending months in and out of surgeries and rehabilitation after the ...



Prep football: Wilmarth to take over for McCarty as G-K head coach  DeKalb Daily Chronicle

GENOA – While he was an assistant at Byron, Chad Wilmarth got to watch as Mike Elsbury coached both football and wrestling.



KC Academic Achievement Scholarship recipients named  DeKalb Daily Chronicle

MALTA – Kishwaukee College recently named the 2019 Academic Achievement Scholarship recipients.



14-year-old Genoa high school student commits suicide  Fox 32 Chicago

CHICAGO (FOX 32 News) - Crisis Counselors were doing their best Wednesday to help students and staff at Genoa-Kingston High School deal with the death of ...



Prep football: Genoa-Kingston routs Mendota  DeKalb Daily Chronicle

GENOA – Passing. Rushing. Special teams. Defense. If there was a way to score a touchdown, the Genoa-Kingston football team found it Friday night.



Indian Valley Theatre to stage 'Beauty and the Beast Jr.'  DeKalb Daily Chronicle

Indian Valley Theatre will present “Beauty and the Beast Jr.” at the Sandwich Opera House at 7:30 p.m. Jan. 18 and Jan. 19 and 2 p.m. Jan. 19 and 20.



Fire science offerings expand at Kishwaukee Education Consortium  DeKalb Daily Chronicle

ROCHELLE – Dalton Peters, a 16-year-old cadet with the Genoa-Kingston Fire Department, summed up his career outlook nicely. “This is the rest of my life,” ...



Girls basketball: Player of the Year Julie Galauner caps record-breaking career  DeKalb Daily Chronicle

GENOA – When it comes to the record books for the Genoa-Kingston girls basketball team, Julie Galauner has made sure her name appears again and again ...



Police: Genoa teen jailed after making threat involving shooting  DeKalb Daily Chronicle

SYCAMORE – A DeKalb County judge ordered a Genoa teen be released from jail Thursday, a day after his arrest on allegations he told a Kishwaukee ...



10 receive Resource Bank Centennial Service Award  The MidWeek

DeKALB – Now in its 18th year, the Resource Bank N.A. Centennial *Service* Award is presented to area high school graduates who demonstrate a commitment ...



'Beauty and The Beast Jr.' opens in January  MyWebTimes.com

Indian Valley Theatre will present “Beauty and the Beast Jr.” at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Jan. 18, 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 19, and 2 p.m. Sunday, Jan.



Hiawatha and Genoa-Kingston Schools on Soft Lockdown After Online Threat  WIFR

All after-school activities are cancelled Monday evening at Hiawatha schools after a concerning Internet threat.



Photos: 2017 Sports Photos of the Year  DeKalb Daily Chronicle

This is the Daily Chronicle's Year in Sports photo gallery. A sports photograph can be an action photograph that shows the peak moment, or an interesting ...



Town Crier for May 29, 2019  The MidWeek

CORTLAND. Crochet Class. Time: 6:30 p.m.. Date: Mondays. Place: Cortland Community Library, 63 S. Somonauk Road. Information: 815-756-7274 or ...



Former Genoa-Kingston athlete, valedictorian Ethan Menges continues to fight from viral infection  DeKalb Daily Chronicle

For Ethan Menges, hanging out with family and friends now means watching a movie from his hospital bed in Madison, Wisconsin.



Cleveland takes the stand in rape trial  DeKalb Daily Chronicle

SYCAMORE – Brenton Cleveland, cool, calm and collected, said his greatest regrets the night of his 18th birthday party, according to his testimony: manipulating ...



DeKalb County students explore career paths during 6th Heavy Metal Tour  DeKalb Daily Chronicle

SYCAMORE – Sycamore High School junior Frances Helton said she always has been a music lover – so much so that her family and friends have encouraged ...



Genoa native Cody Knapek 'grows up' after getting 'Married at First Sight'  Rockford Register Star

ROCKFORD — Imagine meeting your future spouse on the day of your wedding.No dates. No romance. No conversation. Your first words to each other are, “I do ...



Annual WIU Marching Band Classic is Oct. 20  Western Illinois University News

MACOMB, IL – The 37th annual Western Illinois University Marching Band Classic, for high school bands, will be held beginning at 3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 20 on ...



Teachers, staff awarded for excellence in education  DeKalb Daily Chronicle

MALTA – Callie Busby couldn't even get through praising her high school art teacher, Lisa Beynon, at the DeKalb County Excellence in Education Awards ...



Educators honored at Excellence in Education Award ceremony  DeKalb Daily Chronicle

Three teachers, one administrator and one school support staff member were honored Monday night for the positive effect they have had on the lives of DeKalb ...



Genoa Days set to return Wednesday for 81st year  DeKalb Daily Chronicle

Kings, queens, carnival rides and other entertainment once again will transform downtown during the 81st annual Genoa Days festival this week.



Genoa crowns scholarship pageant king and queen  DeKalb Daily Chronicle

GENOA – If Collin Stratton could open his own business in the heart of his hometown, he likes to think it would be a “knick knack shop” with odds and ends ...



Volleyball: Defense dominating for G-K in summer season  DeKalb Daily Chronicle

GENOA – The front line has been the calling card for the Genoa-Kingston volleyball team the past few years. But as the summer season continues for the Cogs, ...



Bienvenue a DeKalb: French diplomat emphasizes importance of languages to DHS teens  DeKalb Daily Chronicle

DeKALB – When asked what she did in school this week, DeKalb High School senior Bethany Billips can say she got to talk to a French diplomat in her top-level ...



DeKalb County chapters celebrate FFA Week  Dekalb Daily Chronicle

In years past, FFA was a club for farm boys who intended to stay on the farm.



Remembering veterans who did not come home  The MidWeek

In time for Veterans Day, members of the Genoa-Kingston High School production technology class restored the POW-MIA sign that stands at the west entrance ...



'Beauty and the Beast Jr.' coming to Sandwich Opera House  Kendall County Now

Join Indian Valley Theatre as it presents “Beauty and the Beast Jr.” at the Historic Sandwich Opera House, 140 E. Railroad St. in Sandwich.



High school boys basketball: Borhart's 3 in final seconds sends Marengo into sectional finals  Northwest Herald

GENOA – There wasn't a defender within 10 or 15 feet of Marengo's Blaine Borhart when he caught the ball. Trailing by two points with seconds on the clock ...



Scholarships offered through First Midwest Bank  DeKalb Daily Chronicle

First Midwest Bank is offering college scholarships to graduates of area high schools. Applications for the following scholarships are available through guidance ...



DeKalb County pool attendance climbs with mercury  DeKalb Daily Chronicle

GENOA – It's been a great summer for swimming and lounging by the pool. The sun and hot weather are boosting attendance figures at public pools in DeKalb, ...



Images: Get happy in our best high school sports photos of the week  Chicago Daily Herald

See some of the best high school sports images from this past week. Daily Herald photographers covered volleyball, cross country, and tennis.



Judge acquits Kingston man accused of rape at party  DeKalb Daily Chronicle

Prosecutors say they are unsure whether they will proceed with second trial involving 16-year-old victim.



Quadruple amputee marries 16 months after nearly dying  KTRK-TV

Sixteen months ago, Ethan Menges' family members gathered around his hospital bed, as a life-support machine chugged and beeped in the background.



Starting a spark  The MidWeek

KEC program offers high school students a chance to learn welding.



Local DAR chapter awards students at luncheon  The MidWeek

General John Stark Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution celebrated local students at its annual awards luncheon on May 6.



DeKalb County students among thousands of new Northern Illinois University graduates  DeKalb Daily Chronicle

NIU Convocation Center site of ceremonies where more than 3000 celebrate commencement.



Eeek! Mouse races raise money for G-K Education Foundation  The MidWeek

GENOA – On Saturday, March 5, Lori Swanson of Genoa spent the evening yelling at rodents. She even cheered them on.



BBCHS hires athletic director to replace retiring Lehning  Kankakee Daily Journal

Bradley-Bourbonnais Community High School District 307 hired Dirk Campbell on Monday as its new athletic director. Campbell will replace Mike Lehning, who ...



Family, friends raise money for crash survivor  DeKalb Daily Chronicle

Kathleen Brust barely survived the motorcycle crash that killed her fiancé last Saturday outside Sycamore, and now family and friends are raising money to help ...



High school boys basketball: Jacobs, Marengo prepare for sectional championship battles  Northwest Herald

Hump Day took on a completely different meaning for Jacobs' boys basketball team Wednesday at the Class 4A Elgin Sectional tournament.



Former students now teach alongside role models  Dekalb Daily Chronicle

Andy Jordan likes to joke that he's spent 21 of his 26 years at Sycamore School District 427.



Prep soccer: G-K blanked by Harvest Christian  DeKalb Daily Chronicle

GENOA – A hat trick by Cesar Velazquez led the way Monday as the Harvest Christian Academy boys soccer team defeated the Genoa-Kingston Cogs, 4-0.



Baseball: Braden Seyller walk-off single caps off Rockets' extra-inning rally  Kane County Chronicle

GENOA – Logan Riley blasted a shot to left field to expand the Sycamore baseball team's lead to three runs, Austin Steele was cruising, and coach Jason ...



First day of school  The MidWeek

KINGSTON – The hallways at Kingston Grade School are decorated with monkeys and a rainforest canopy. The elementary school's back-to-school theme is ...



Volleyball: Errors in third set cost Dixon on road  SaukValley.com

GENOA – The gymnasium at Genoa-Kingston High School was nearly filled on Thursday night for the team's opening volleyball match, where the Cogs beat the ...



FFA Week winds down with petting zoos  DeKalb Daily Chronicle

SYCAMORE – Kyle Crandon almost was able to use the excuse that a goat ate his homework.



Prep boys hoops: Belvidere's season ends in final 0.1 second  Rockford Register Star

GENOA — Belvidere was less than a second away from earning its first sectional game victory in 37 years. But then the whistle blew with as little time possible ...



Prep track: Hannula wins sectional title for Kaneland  DeKalb Daily Chronicle

ROCHELLE – Clayton Hannula transformed from nervous sophomore last year to sectional champion this year for Kaneland as it took second place at the IHSA ...



Marengo's Wright adds AD role, will continue coaching  Northwest Herald

Nate Wright considers himself fortunate since he will be moving up in Marengo High School's administration, yet still be doing something he loves, coaching ...



Chicago Fire Announces 2015 Boys All-State All-Academic Team  Chicago Fire

CHICAGO (Nov. 17, 2015) – The Chicago Fire Soccer Club and the Illinois High School Soccer Coaches Association announced today the 2015 Boys All-State ...



Without limbs, Ethan Menges re-learning domestic chores, family life  DeKalb Daily Chronicle

ROCKFORD – He keeps his arms in a black basket that hangs on the wall of his bedroom, alongside his old Genoa-Kingston jerseys.



A grand champion  The MidWeek

GENOA – Eighteen-year-old Bridget Halat of Genoa has been showing pigs since she was 5 years old. For some, raising pigs and showing them at competitions ...



DeKalb County Scouts learn important skills at Klondike Derby  DeKalb Daily Chronicle

SYCAMORE – Reilly Mize, 10, learned a lot about nature and how to survive “in the wild” as a participant in Saturday's Klondike Derby, an all-day outdoor event ...



Schrader: Repairing typewriters for a lifetime  Dekalb Daily Chronicle

The demand for a typewriter repairman might be about the same as the demand for someone who fixes vacuum tube radios in the 21st century, but that hasn't ...



2016 PARCC test results  Chicago Tribune

The Tribune reviewed the passing, or proficiency, rate on the PARCC exams across both reading and math in all grades tested at some 3,700 schools, ...



PHOTOS: Quadruple amputee marries 16 months after nearly dying  6abc.com

Sixteen months ago, Ethan Menges' family members gathered around his hospital bed, as a life-support machine chugged and beeped in the background.



SIU Carbondale awards 26 Chancellor's Scholarships  SIU News

CARBONDALE, Ill. -- Exceptional efforts in the classroom and in their communities are among the qualities of this year's Chancellor's Scholars at Southern ...



1A Soccer: 'One of the best teams Rockford Christian has ever fielded'  Rockford Register Star

Before 2013, Rockford Christian soccer hadn't won a single regional title. Since then, the Royal Lions claimed four of the past six plaques.Head coach Eron ...



Family tradition: Generations gather to see 56th annual Pumpkin Festival Parade  The MidWeek

SYCAMORE – Melissa Therapos of Sycamore remembers marching in the Sycamore Pumpkin Festival Parade with her pom squad when she was young.



Images: Competitive Cheerleading Prelims, Fox Valley and DuPage County  Chicago Daily Herald

See images of DuPage County and Fox Valley schools from Friday's prelims in Competitive Cheerleading at U.S. Cellular Coliseum in Bloomington.



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