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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 ...



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 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 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-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 ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



Logan, GK ready for regionals  DeKalb Daily Chronicle

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



Wonderful World of Christmas coming to G-K High  The MidWeek

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



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 ...



83rd annual Genoa Days names king and queen  DeKalb Daily Chronicle

GENOA – The 83rd annual Genoa Days began with the traditional naming the king and queen scholarship recipients Wednesday.



PHOTOS: Genoa-Kingston graduation  DeKalb Daily Chronicle

Genoa-Kingston High School seniors celebrated commencement ceremonies Sunday.



Schools face heavy burden with proposed pension obligation shift  DeKalb Daily Chronicle

DeKALB – Area school districts soon will receive a bump in state funding after Comptroller Susana Mendoza announced last week that $350 million in payments ...



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.



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 ...



'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 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-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.



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.



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.



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 ...



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.



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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, ...



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 ...



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.



Genoa-Kingston high-schoolers vote grandma Patricia Leffelman runner-up for 'most spirited'  DeKalb Daily Chronicle

GENOA – Give her “G,” give her a “K,” but don't give Patricia Leffelman any guff about her shouting.



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



1A soccer: Rockford Christian loses sectional final to St. Edward in OT  Rockford Register Star

The Elgin St. Edward boys soccer team is the No. 2-ranked team in Class 1A and has big postseason aspirations after placing third at state last year.



Genoa Community Women's Club awards college scholarships  The MidWeek

The Genoa Community Women's Club awarded four $2000 college scholarships in 2017 to Amanda Anderson, Heather Gathman, Cody Bradshaw and Rachel ...



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 ...



Genoa-Kingston names Phil Jerbi new athletic director  Dekalb Daily Chronicle

First-year Genoa-Kingston High School principal Brett McPherson describes Phil Jerbi as someone who bleeds blue and orange.



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 ...



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

Event raises funds for athletic program, college-bound student-athletes.



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 ...



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 ...



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: 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, ...



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.



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 ...



Lions present service award to Bill Holdridge  DeKalb Daily Chronicle

On Oct. 19, the Genoa Lions Club awarded Lion William “Bill” Holdridge its highest award, the Melvin Jones Fellowship Award, for the *service* he continues to ...



Starting a spark  The MidWeek

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



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.



Kishwaukee College offering scholarships - News  Rockford Register Star

MALTA — Kishwaukee College Foundation for the fall 2018 semester are now being accepted from current and new students.Kishwaukee College also offers ...



Burlington Central tips Genoa-Kingston in 3  Chicago Daily Herald

Nothing was going right for Burlington Central Tuesday night early in the deciding third set of its showdown with Genoa-Kingston for first place in the Big ...



In remembrance: Genoa parade changes focus to true meaning of Memorial Day  The MidWeek

hen Genoa-Kingston High School band director Tom Rucker asked the 70 students in his band, “What is the first thing you think of when you think of parades?



Genoa chamber's 10th annual expo draws a crowd  DeKalb Daily Chronicle

GENOA – Tricia Herrera, owner of Ralfie's BBQ in Rochelle, was a first-time participant in the Genoa Area Chamber of Commerce's 10th annual Home and ...



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 ...



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, ...



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.



35 local athletes sign national letters of intent  DeKalb Daily Chronicle

DeKalb and Genoa-Kingston each held spring signing days on Wednesday, and each school will provide NCAA Division III football power ...



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.



Images: Competitive Dance Finals  Chicago Daily Herald

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



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 ...



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.



Scholarships offered through First Midwest Bank  DeKalb Daily Chronicle

First Midwest Bank is offering college scholarships to graduates of area high schools.



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.



Boys basketball: Marcinkowski's free throws with 0.1 left send Sycamore to sectional title game  DeKalb Daily Chronicle

GENOA – The Sycamore boys basketball team was a blink away from having its season come to an end.



Prep football: Cogs look to slow down Johnsburg's Peete in 4A quarterfinal  DeKalb Daily Chronicle

GENOA – Johnsburg coach Dan DeBouef has said he's seen teams try a lot of things to stop senior running back Alex Peete, who has rushed more than 5000 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



St. Edward moves on; tough loss for Hampshire  Chicago Daily Herald

St. Edward girls volleyball coach Jaime Dovichi gave her team a game plan Monday night, and the Green Wave went out an executed it. Now they get to try to do ...



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.



Kishwaukee College seeks opinions on listening tour  DeKalb Daily Chronicle

Citizens' opinions on needs college should meet will be part of strategic plan for school.



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.



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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. He attended school in the district and then returned to teach high ...



12 graduates receive Resource Bank Centennial Service Awards  DeKalb Daily Chronicle

Now in its 14th year, the Resource Bank Centennial *Service* Award is presented to area high school graduates who demonstrate a commitment to their ...



Lady Hubs qualify three relay teams for state meet  Rochelle News Leader

GENOA — Morgan Baker had nothing but clear space ahead of her. After helping the Lady Hubs track and field team's 800-meter relay group finish first by .02 ...



10 graduates receive Resource Bank Centennial Service Awards  The MidWeek

Now in its 16th year, the Resource Bank Centennial *Service* Award is presented to area high school graduates who demonstrate a commitment to their ...



Boys basketball: Sycamore players have playoff experience in other sports  DeKalb Daily Chronicle

SYCAMORE – The Sycamore boys basketball team managed to make key plays in the final minute Tuesday to extend an unexpected playoff run for the second ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Kishwaukee College celebrates Class of 2016  DeKalb Daily Chronicle

After spending two years earning his associate degree in science at Kishwaukee College, Micah Huff said he feels ready to move on to the next chapter of his ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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, ...



Love of reading  The MidWeek

SYCAMORE – When Jesse Butz was younger, he didn't enjoy reading. He was the captain of the football team and a self-proclaimed jock. Butz came to love ...



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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