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Accelerated Reader

April 20, 2012

Jillian Watts, daughter of Jackie and Lowell Watts, is the 10th member of the Accelerated Reader (AR) 100 Club at the Kane Elementary School. She loves reading at home and especially likes science class and her visits to the school library. Jillian has a favorite book series called "Ivy & Bean" written by author Annie Barrows.

Donation to fire department

April 19, 2012

Knox Energy, the local natural gas company, has donated $1,500 to the Kane Volunteer Fire Department. Taking part in the check presentation are, left to right: Tim Holt, fire chief; Vanessa Watson, director of marketing; and John Olson, Kane field supervisor for the company.

Accelerated Reader

April 19, 2012

Avery Bechakas, second-grader,achieved Accelerated Reader 100 Club status. Avery enjoys music, reading and physical activities outside of school. Avery also enjoys doing gymnastics.

Accelerated Reader

April 19, 2012

Sadie Walter, second-grader, achieved Accelerated Reader 100 Club status. Sadie likes art, reading and physical activities outside of school. Sadie loves to ride her bike.

Exhibit at Kane library

April 9, 2012

Jackie Durnell of Kane shows off some of her crafts now on display at the Friends' Memorial Public Library in Kane. She has been involved in tole painting and other handiwork for many years. The public is invited to visit the display of her crafts at the library on Chase Street.

Annual Easter Egg Hunt

April 9, 2012

On Saturday April 7 the Mt. Jewett Rotary Club held their Annual Easter Egg Hunt at the Mt. Jewett Community Park. Over one-hundred children and parents attended this year’s event. Children were divided up in various age groups and sent to designated areas of the park to search for candy and special eggs that contained certificates for larger prizes.
Mount Jewett Rotary Club meets every Wednesday at 6:15 p.m. at the Barrel House Restaurant. Rotary’s main objective is service – in the community, in the workplace, and around the globe.

Works of art by Jean Swanson

February 8, 2012

The Meeting Room at Friends' Memorial Public Library has been exhibiting works of art by area residents recently. Two of the works are hand embroidery pieces, "Winter Visitors" and "Singing Friends" by Jean Swanson, a long-time Kane resident who now lives at the Lutheran Home. Jean worked for 37 years at Kane Community Hospital as the dietician while her husband Gene worked for the U.S. Postal Service and on the original Planning Committee for the creation of the Lutheran Home.

Accelerated Reader

February 7, 2012

Paige Lehman is the initial first-grade student of the 2011-2012 school year to achieve Accelerated Reader (AR) 100 Club status at the Kane Area Elementary School. This powerhouse reader is a member of teacher Julie Boyer's first grade class and teacher Paula Mosier's SFA (Success for All) reading group. While Paige certainly enjoys reading, she also loves playing tag and eating chocolate chip cookies.

Accelerated Readers

February 3, 2012

The Kane Middle School Accelerated Reader contest winners for January are Emily Feikls (not pictured), Zandra Sweeney (left; seventh grade), and Katie Kimble (right; eighth grade). A total of 107 middle school students qualified for the contest.  Students must earn enough AR points to be entered into the prize drawing. Points are earned by reading novels and taking a comprehension test on the novels.

What a blast!

January 31, 2012

On Tuesday, January 31, 2012, Room 111 enjoyed the eruption of their volcanoes. For two weeks they constructed and designed the projects in cooperative groups. Project names included: Mt. Blue Lava, Mountain Dew, Mt. Explosion, Giant Mountain Death, The Peace Sign Lava Mountain, Mt. Rock Lava, and The Black Eye. Parents, grandparents, Dr. Anderson, and Mrs. Lorenzo joined us during the eruption. Gold Stars to the students for a fabulous job.

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