Genoa-Kingston District 424 news
“We will follow the mandate effective immediately,” said Sycamore Superintendent Steve Wilder. Both Sycamore and Genoa-Kingston districts, which previously approved optional masks, will now comply with Illinois Gov. JB Pritzker’s new mandate requiring masks indoors in public schools statewide regardless of vaccination status.
Recipients were from Genoa-Kingston, Hiawatha and Sycamore school districts. Over the past 22 years, the event has recognized 109 educators and distributed $109,000 in awards.
Sycamore Superintendent Steve Wilder said it’s too early to say whether the district’s school board will reverse course on optional mask-wearing in the fall as new federal guidance was updated Tuesday amid a surging COVID-19 delta variant in portions of the country.
Two DeKalb County school districts plan to make mask-wearing optional for students and staff days after federal and state health officials updated back-to-school guidance amid the COVID-19 pandemic. School administrators, parents, local health officials weigh in:
The Genoa-Kingston All School Alumni Association will hold its Biennial Meeting at 2 p.m. Saturday, June 26, at the Genoa Veterans Home, 311 S. Washington St. in Genoa.
The Genoa Area Chamber of Commerce crowned new royalty Wednesday after the 62nd annual Genoa Day’s King and Queen Scholarship Contest winners were selected: newly-graduated high school seniors Hanna Chriss and Owen Simmons.
The Class of 2021 experienced a senior year like no other, a full year of remote or hybrid learning amid the COVID-19 pandemic, and changes to long-held rights of passage such as senior events, prom, sports and graduations. Here are just a few of their stories:
The Illinois Student Assistance Commission has announced the 2021-22 Illinois State Scholars.
To everyone at Kingston Elementary School, Maddi Bodine winning a prestigious teaching award came as no surprise. But for Bodine, who expected to spend the rainy morning exercising with her class, the surprise came in the form of 320 Kingston elementary students, friends and family, who greeted her with a Golden Apple.
Video: Kingston Elementary school teacher Maddi Bodine was surprised outside the school this morning and awarded the 2021 Golden Apple award for excellence in teaching. Congratulations!