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

GENOA – Students and staff at Genoa-Kingston High School finished their first Start With Hello spirit week with a lip-sync performance for the ages. Tara Wilkins ...



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 ...



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: ...



'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. Three teams of students in teacher Ben ...



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.



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 ...



G-K stories published in online Spanish magazine  DeKalb Daily Chronicle

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



GK drama gets 'All Shook Up' March 15 to 17  DeKalb Daily Chronicle

The Genoa-Kingston High School drama department will present its spring musical, “All Shook Up,” this weekend in the G-K Auditorium, 980 Park Ave. in Genoa.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 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 ...



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 ...



'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 ...



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 ...



IHSA schools vote in favor of district proposal, changing postseason landscape  DeKalb Daily Chronicle

DeKalb athletic director Peter Goff laughs when he recalls a conversation with a coach he had Tuesday after the IHSA member schools voted in favor of an ...



'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 ...



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.



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 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 ...



Hiawatha School District 426, Genoa-Kingston School District 424 lockdowns caused by social media post  DeKalb Daily Chronicle

KIRKLAND – A misinterpreted post on a social media app spooked parents and caused two school districts to go into lockdown mode Monday as students ...



Boys basketball: Genoa-Kingston makes clutch plays to beat Woodstock North  DeKalb Daily Chronicle

GENOA – Down the stretch, Genoa-Kingston point guard Griffin Hansen said that he wants the ball in his hands for chances to go the line and drain free throws.



Logan, GK ready for regionals  DeKalb Daily Chronicle

Prep wrestling: G-K's Logan brings 30-3 record into postseason.



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.



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 ...



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.



Fire science offerings expand at Kishwaukee Education Consortium  DeKalb Daily Chronicle

Students can get college credit on fast track to full-time work in industry.



G-K crushes Elmwood Park in playoff opener  DeKalb Daily Chronicle

GENOA – Elmwood Park turned a Genoa-Kingston fumble into seven points and an early lead in a Class 4A first-round playoff game Saturday.



'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.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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, ...



Students raise money for scholarship in classmate's honor  DeKalb Daily Chronicle

GENOA – More than 300 students took turns Friday walking laps in the gym, reading in the library, or playing with the school's band, every minute of which ...



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 ...



In Brett's honor, 5K still running in Genoa  DeKalb Daily Chronicle

GENOA – It's a lot easier to run than to run an event, when goals are as clear as they are inspiring. At age 21, Genoa-Kingston High School alumna Lauren ...



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 ...



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.



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.



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.



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 ...



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

Crisis Counselors were doing their best Wednesday to help students and staff at Genoa-Kingston High School deal with the death of a 14-year-old freshman ...



Kish scholarship applications for fall accepted now through April 15  Mendota Reporter

MALTA – Kishwaukee College annually offers over $550,000 in scholarship funds to students. Opportunities for funding college at Kish include Academic ...



Genoa Days king and queen crowned  DeKalb Daily Chronicle

GENOA – It's not often that 2017 Genoa-Kingston High School graduate Amanda Anderson is at a loss for words. But she was speechless Wednesday night after ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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, ...



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 ...



Prep football: Miller, McCarty help power G-K past Rockford Lutheran  DeKalb Daily Chronicle

GENOA – After falling behind for the first time in the game in the fourth quarter, it took a couple of unconventional touchdowns from Zach Miller to get the ...



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 ...



Boys basketball: Spartans fall to Marengo in closing seconds of sectional final  DeKalb Daily Chronicle

GENOA – For a moment, it looked as though the Sycamore boys basketball team was going to do it again.



Lake Zurich, Naperville North Claim State Dance Titles  Patch.com

Lake Zurich, Naperville North Claim State Titles - Lake Zurich, IL - Joliet Catholic Academy also earned a first place finish at this past weekend's state ...



'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.



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.



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.



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 ...



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.



Starting a spark  The MidWeek

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



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.



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, ...



Hampshire man dies after semitrailer tips over at Genoa business  DeKalb Daily Chronicle

GENOA – A Hampshire man died Tuesday after a semitrailer tipped onto him at a Genoa truck business.



13 receive Resource Bank Centennial Service Awards  DeKalb Daily Chronicle

DeKALB – Now in its 17th year, the Resource Bank Centennial *Service* Award is presented to area high school graduates who demonstrate a commitment to ...



Parents on alert after sex offender moves near Genoa school bus stop  DeKalb Daily Chronicle

GENOA – Some Genoa parents are concerned after the school district decided to keep a bus stop near where a sex offender lives, while also offering a new stop ...



Prep boys basketball: Stallworth's rebounding helps Sycamore in win  DeKalb Daily Chronicle

GENOA – With an 11-day break between games, the Sycamore boys basketball team talked about what roles the players would fill.



Genoa police keeping an eye on Outlaw Motorcycle Club  DeKalb Daily Chronicle

GENOA – Despite the violent and exciting portrayal of motorcycle gangs on TV, acting Genoa Police Chief Robert Smith said he's had virtually no problems with ...



Genoa Public Library plans soft opening of new building Monday  DeKalb Daily Chronicle

GENOA – Some libraries are known for the musty smell of old books, but the new Genoa Public Library has a different fragrance: *fresh* paint, with a hint of new ...



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 ...



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 ...



Firefighters battle blaze at Genoa pallet business  DeKalb Daily Chronicle

GENOA – A fire started by workers outside a Genoa pallet business Friday afternoon was carried by the wind and soon got out of control, requiring firefighters ...



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.



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 ...



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

DeKALB – If it wasn't for Northern Illinois University, Shekinah Bergmann of Sycamore would not have attended college. Luckily, the university offered Bergmann ...



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.



Genoa first-graders ride on 'The Polar Express'  DeKalb Daily Chronicle

GENOA – Davenport Elementary School first-graders went on their own “Polar Express” adventure Friday, and even had their tickets to the magical train ...



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.



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.



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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.



Hometown Holidays: Genoa kicks off the festivities with Celebrate the Season  The MidWeek

On Friday, Mia Rose Davis of Genoa, 4, met Santa Claus. St. Nick gave her a hug and since she was sitting on her father's shoulders, she was tall enough to fix ...



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 ...



Versatile Burlington C., Kaneland to meet for title  Chicago Daily Herald

The girls volleyball teams from Kaneland and Burlington Central demonstrated a common trait in their respective semifinal wins at the Class 3A Hampshire ...



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 ...



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 ...



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, ...



High school boys basketball: For many at Marengo, IHSA tournament run is a family affair  Northwest Herald

Sometime in the past week, Carter Olson's dad pulled out an old photo from when he won a regional title his senior year at Marengo.



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



Images: Competitive Dance Finals  Chicago Daily Herald

See images from Saturday's finals in Competitive Dance at U.S. Cellular Coliseum in Bloomington.



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.



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