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Tickets on sale for Plano High madrigal dinner  Kendall County Now

The Plano High School music and theater departments will present their annual madrigal dinner at 6 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 1, and at 4 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 2.

Plano High School hosting ribbon-cutting for outdoor projects  Kendall County Now

A ribbon-cutting celebration for the Plano High School landscape renovation, outdoor classroom and learning garden will take place Monday, Sept. 24.

Plano High School parking lot project underway  Kendall County Now

On May 29, Plano High School Students left the building not to return until the start of the 2018-19 school year in August. And within days after closing, the ...

Summer Construction Includes Redevelopment of Plano High School Parking Lot, Creation of Student Plaza  WspyNews

Before school returns at the end of summer, students, parents and staff entering Plano High School will likely see a very different parking lot and main entrance ...

Plano High School names students, staff of the month for October  Kendall County Now

Plano High School recently announced its students and staff of the month for October.

Plano High School celebrates new outdoor learning area  Kendall County Now

The parking lot at the Plano High School today bears little resemblance to the one students saw every day until school closed last spring.

Plano High School names students, staff of the month for September  Kendall County Now

Plano High School recently announced its students and staff of the month for September.

Plano H.S. Student Cited in 3-Vehicle Crash Near School; Police Say 3 Hospitalized with Minor Injuries  WspyNews

UPDATE: Plano Police say that two Plano High School students and a 55 year-old Sandwich woman were hospitalized with minor injuries, following the Friday ...

Plano School District budget on display until Sept. 24  Kendall County Now

Plano School District 88's fiscal 2018-19 budget was placed on public display at the Aug. 20 school board meeting. Superintendent Tony Baker said the budget ...

Plano H.S. Officials Say 'March 14th Shooting' Found Written on Bathroom Stall; 5 Students Questioned  WspyNews

Plano High School officials say that plans have been modified for a student walkout next week, after the words, "March 14th shooting" were found written on a ...

Plano High School celebrates prom, crowns king and queen  Kendall County Now

Family and friends of Plano High School students had the chance to celebrate the class of 2018 before graduation at the school's Prom Walk on Friday, April 27.

Large Gas Leak Repaired in Plano | Local News  WspyNews

A large gas leak was reported on Wednesday afternoon in Plano after a gas main was struck by a construction crew near E. Prairie St. and Lew St. in Plano.

NHI hosting annual vendor fair Dec. 14 in Plano gym  Kendall County Now

NHI (National Hispanic Institute) Club at Plano High School will be hosting its annual Vendor Fair in December.

Emily G. Johns Principal Tony Baker Slated as Next Plano Superintendent  WspyNews

The longtime principal of Emily G. Johns Intermediate School in Plano has been selected as the candidate the Plano School District #88 Board of Education will ...

Plano High School names students, staff of the month for March  Kendall County Now

Plano High School recently announced its students and staff of the month for March.

Principal named at Emily G. Johns School, assistant picked for PHS  Kendall County Now

Lucas R. Baughman of Yorkville was named principal of Emily G. Johns School and Julie Adelmann of Shorewood was named assistant principal for Plano High ...

Breaking: Two Plano school administrators in running for district's top job  Kendall County Now

It's certainly a first for the Plano School District--and perhaps a first for any school district.

Plano School District 88's Salute to Service event set for May 8  Kendall County Now

The Plano School District will host its sixth annual Salute to *Service* awards ceremony at 6 p.m. Tuesday, May 8. The ceremony will honor Plano Premier Award ...

Plan to expand before, after-school program for D-88 preschoolers  Kendall County Now

Officials from the Fox Valley YMCA Early Learning Academy met with Plano School Board members July 16 to discuss expanding their program with P.H. Miller ...

No Oktoberfest to be Held in Plano this Fall  WspyNews

The beer barrel won't be rolled out and the polka music has hit a sour accordion note for the annual Oktoberfest in Plano this fall.

Track and Field: Photos from Tuesday's Plano track meet  Kendall County Now

Plano High School held a co-ed track meet on Tuesday. Here are photos.

Plano School District 88 superintendent leaving for position in Hinsdale  Kendall County Now

Hector Garcia, superintendent for Plano School District 88 for the past six years, will leave the district at the end of his contract in June.

Public invited to submit Plano Athletic Hall of Fame nominations  Kendall County Now

Plano's Athletic Hall of Fame is now open for nominations.

Plano School Board Set to Approve New Superintendent Tony Baker Tonight  WspyNews

The Plano School Board will vote tonight on the approval of Emily G. Johns Intermediate School Principal Tony Baker as the new Superintendent of District #88.

'Harvey' to be performed at PHS Oct. 26-28  Kendall County Now

The Plano High School Music Department will present “Harvey” at 7 p.m. Oct. 26 and Oct. 27 and at 6 p.m. Oct. 28 in the high school auditorium.

Spot Still Sought for Plano Historical Society Museum  WspyNews

Two unique items recently came to Plano. NB3030 - Bell. Your browser does not support the audio element. That's the bell off of an historic steam engine train, ...

Dads and daughters enjoy 'Adventures Under the Sea' dance in Plano  Kendall County Now

Fathers, guardians, family members and friends took the young women in their lives out for a night on the town, at the Plano School District 88 PATT (Parents ...

BREAKING: Baker picked as finalist for Plano superintendent  Kendall County Now

The Plano School District 88 Board of Education has announced that Tony Baker, principal of Emily G. Johns Intermediate School, has been selected as the ...

75 Years Ago: Remembering Plano and Yorkville Players in the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League  WspyNews

Wrigley Field, Chicago, Illinois. 75 years ago today; that was the site of Spring Training.

Roundup: Leo Amezquita, Estevan Cervantes lead Plano soccer past Wilmington  Kendall County Now

BOYS SOCCER. Plano: Leo Amezquita and Estevan Cervantes each had a goal and an assist for the Reapers in a 4-0 win over Wilmington on Oct. 4.

Former Plano H.S. Standout Athlete Sentenced to Life in Prison for Oregon Murder  WspyNews

A former standout athlete from Plano could spend the rest of his life in prison for his role in the murder of an Oregon man in 2016.

Three new Plano police officers sworn in  Kendall County Now

12 weeks of training next for recruits at police academy.

Smallville Superfest to swoop back into Plano  Kendall County Now

Plano's annual celebration of its unique film culture, Smallville Superfest, will return to the city's downtown from Friday, Aug. 17, through Sunday, Aug. 19.

Plano High named one of America's Most Challenging High Schools  Kendall County Now

Plano High School recently received recognition for its academic program by two national publications, according to information provided by Plano Community ...

Plano High School Gets New Principal from Indian Prairie District; Jim Seput Replaces Eric Benson  WspyNews

An administrator in the Indian Prairie School District has been chosen the new principal at Plano High School.

Shooting Threat Written on Bathroom Wall at Plano High School  WspyNews

The Plano Police Department says they are investigating a written threat at Plano High School that threatens a shooting at the school.

Plano High School announces Illinois State Scholars  Kendall County Now

Principal Eric Benson recently announced that 13 Plano High School students from the graduating class of 2017 have been recognized as Illinois State Scholars ...

Plano High School Put On Soft Lockdown Wednesday After Semi-Loaded Handgun, Cannabis Found in Student Locker  WspyNews

Plano Police say a 15 year-old male juvenile who is a freshman at Plano High School was arrested Wednesday morning, after school officials found a ...

Girls Basketball: MaKenzie Vann, Plano poised for a big year under new coach  Kendall County Now

Makenzie Vann makes no bones about it. Defense is the personal favorite and top priority of Vann, a Plano senior, and she has a pretty practical explanation ...

Rain doesn't dampen Sandwich's Homecoming spirit  Kendall County Now

Sandwich High School students were all smiles on Friday afternoon during the school's Homecoming parade, despite the steady drizzle that began about an ...

Liquor License Granted for Downtown Pub in Plano  WspyNews

After an unanimous vote by eight aldermen, even Superman would have to smile when the Plano City Council agreed to expand the number of liquor licenses ...

Plano Legion planning Memorial Day events  Kendall County Now

Plano American Legion Post 395 will be hosting several events in recognition of Memorial Day.

Student Programming Expansion, Fiscal Responsibility Among Goals for New Plano Superintendent  WspyNews

Plano's new school superintendent says that he feels his in-district experience will aid in decision making moving forward.

New Plano High School principal hired on unanimous school board vote  Kendall County Now

James A. Seput of Shorewood will be the new principal of Plano High School. Seput was one of more than 35 applicants for the job, Plano School District 88 ...

Eric Benson Out As Plano High School Principal  WspyNews

Plano School District 88 held a special meeting Monday night where it was announced that Plano High School Principal Eric Benson will step down from his ...

Yorkville man had hand in creating 'Rampage' game that inspired hit movie  Kendall County Now

Years before “Rampage” was a smashing success as an arcade and computer game in the 1980s and decades before it was a major motion picture starring ...

Plano High School principal Eric Benson to step down; will be reassigned  Kendall County Now

Plano High School principal Eric Benson has resigned effective with the end of the current school year this spring, Superintendent Dr. Hector Garcia announced ...

Illinois Football: Illini snag underrated 2019 RB Kyron Cumby  Writing Illini

The Illinois football team added to the class of 2019 on Thursday night. The Illini snagged underrated 2019 RB Kyron Cumby.

Plano School District 88 Board approves administrator, staff wage hikes  Kendall County Now

Salary increases for the 2017-18 school year averaging 3.5 percent for Plano School District 88 administrators were unanimously approved at the June 19 ...

Appleknockers, Wooden Shoes, Flaming Hearts: The stories behind unique Central Illinois mascot names  Herald & Review

How schools have chosen nicknames varies. Some schools vote on them — MacArthur students chose “Generals” by student vote in September 1957. Others ...

Girls Basketball: Al Gruidl, Plano's beloved assistant coach, bidding good-bye  Kendall County Now

Retired history teacher has coached Reapers boys and girls for 45 years.

Plano High School announces students, staff of the month for January  Kendall County Now

Plano High School recently announced its students and staff of the month for January.

Illini land 2019 running back  Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette

CHAMPAIGN — Illinois got a pair of 2019 commitments the last week of April when Chicago Phillips cornerback Joseph Thompson and Trinity Catholic (Mo.)

Plano School District to host 'Salute to Service' May 15  Kendall County Now

The Plano School District will host its fifth annual “Salute to *Service*” awards ceremony at 6 p.m. Monday, May 15. The ceremony will honor Plano Premier Award ...

New Serena H.S. Principal Worked at Plano and Yorkville High Schools  WspyNews

Serena High School has a new principal. 37 year-old Adam West was appointed by the Community Unit #2 Board of Education at Thursday night's meeting.

Plano Police Report Second Threat at Plano Middle School; 3 Threats in District Since Sunday  WspyNews

Plano Police have now reported a third threat of violence has been made in the Plano School District this week.

Plano High School announces staff, students of the month for March  Kendall County Now

Plano High School recently announced its students and staff of the month for March. PHS staff nominated students for Student of the Month for the month of ...

Five Plano High Students Charged Over Possible Hazing Incidents  CBS2 Chicago

PLANO, Ill. (CBS) –Five students at southwest suburban Plano High School are accused of sexual assault and battery over possible hazing incidents. A Plano ...

Four score  Kendall County Now

Alyssa Dolan's four wins on the track lead Plano to third at Seneca Invite.

Boys Basketball: Familiar face Jim Braddish takes over in Sandwich  Kendall County Now

Longtime assistant inherits team with 4 starters back – led by his son.

Lil Skies' "Nowadays" Video Had To Battle Some Teachers For Its Release  HotNewHipHop

Cole Bennett funded the whole video himself. Lil Skie's 'Nowadays' video has reached over 60 million views on YouTube and the success of the visuals can be t ...

Softball: Senior catcher Anna Love ready to handle a young Plano pitching staff  Kendall County Now

Reapers thinking 'Work Hard, Dream Big' – and a possible winning season.

Enrollment figures for Plano School District 88 show little growth  Kendall County Now

Growth in enrollment figures for Plano School District 88, as of Jan. 1, were small according to a report given to board members recently by Superintendent Dr.

Boys Basketball: Reapers hoping to pick up where they left off  Kendall County Now

With 7 players back, Plano aims to avoid another slow start.

Plano man sentenced to prison for selling heroin near Plano High School  Kendall County Now

A Plano man has been sentenced to six years in state prison for selling heroin within 500 feet of Plano High School.

Emily G. Johns' teaching recalled by her daughter  Kendall County Now

Plano residents may wonder who Emily G. Johns was and why a Plano school on Mitchell Drive bears her name. Well, according to her daughter, Pat Clason, ...

Plano Rotary Club hosts Students of the Month  Kendall County Now

Two Plano High School students were hosted recently at a regular meeting of the Plano Rotary Club in what is becoming a monthly tradition as the club and the ...

Students, staff for March at Plano High School  Kendall County Now

Plano High School staff nominated students for “Student of the Month” for March.

Plano Man Sentenced for Selling Heroin Near Plano High School  WspyNews

A Plano man was sentenced to six years in prison after delivering heroin near Plano High School.

Hip-Hop Video Director Cole Bennett on Working With Lil Skies and Lil Xan & Why He's Tired of the Term 'Underg  Billboard

Billboard speaks with prolific video director Cole Bennett about working with Lil Skies and Lil Xan, his blog Lyrical Lemonade and representing Chicago.

Snapchat leads to sexual relationship between Plano teacher, student

PLANO -- A Plano high school teacher was arrested and charged with sexual assault after police say a relationship between her and a student began on ...

Plano School District 88 OKs 5-year contract for Superintendent Garcia  Kendall County Now

A five-year contract for Hector Garcia to continue as superintendent of Plano School District 88 was unanimously approved last week by school board members.

Boys Track: Sophomore Kevin Dixon's versatility a plus for Plano  Kendall County Now

Returning state qualifier in relays could do 100, 200 or 400.

Plano youth football camp, now in its fifth year, continues to grow  Kendall County Now

The thing that aspiring youth football players probably look forward to most in the fall is sitting under the lights during Friday night high school games.

Chicago-Area Schools Announce Closures Ahead of Snowstorm  NBC Chicago

Multiple schools across the Chicago area and northwest Indiana announced closures Thursday ahead of what's expected to be the region's biggest snowstorm ...

Plano School District 88 administrators receive raises  Kendall County Now

Plano School District 88 is expected to hold flat the overall cost of administrative salaries from last year by reducing the salary range of two key positions, ...

Girls Track: Southern Illinois recruit Kayla Schiera set for last lap of decorated Sandwich career  Kendall County Now

Kayla Schiera is set for the bell lap. Schiera, a Southern Illinois recruit, is already one of the most decorated runners in Sandwich history. She's medaled three ...

'In Memory of Many... In Honor of All'  Kendall County Now

Memorial Day parades, observances set in Kendall County, nearby communities.

Plano School District 88 Board hires PHS dean, administrator  Kendall County Now

Phillip J. Sexton of Urbana was recently hired by Plano School District 88 Board members as dean of students at the Plano High School.

Promotion Night takes place at Plano Middle School  Kendall County Now

Plano Middle School held its annual Promotion Night on May 25. After the slideshow presentation, Principal Mark Heller presented a series of awards to several ...

Plano School District 88 Board weighs updating security cameras  Kendall County Now

Plano School District 88 officials have asked two firms to review and evaluate their security cameras, reported Edgar Palacios, director of assessments, at a ...

Boys Basketball: Reapers ready for rivalry week  Kendall County Now

Plano welcomes Sandwich to wrap up regular season.

Challenger Dwayne Love elected to Plano District 88 School Board  Kendall County Now

A new board member was elected to the Plano School District 88 Board of Education on Tuesday, according to unofficial results from the Kendall County Clerk's ...

Girls Basketball: Sarah Ness, Sandwich hoping to build off historic season  Kendall County Now

Indians return three all-conference players from 16-11 I-8 champs.

Chicago Public Schools Cancels Classes for 'Extreme Weather'  NBC Chicago

Chicago Public Schools has canceled classes Friday for all students "due to the extreme weather forecast."

Learning about the woman behind the name, Emily G. Johns  Kendall County Now

Emily G. Johns' daughter visits school to share stories about her mother's life and career.

Girls Basketball: Josie Ness' career night adds to Sandwich's magical season  Kendall County Now

SYCAMORE – It's nets one night, Ness the next. Every day, it seems, is a feel good day for Sandwich girls basketball this season.

Plano school bus staff show support for Cubs  Kendall County Now

Many people in Plano as well as the entire region are wearing Cubs sportswear and displaying Cubs memorabilia for good reason. The Transportation ...

Plano man shot in Sandwich was sticking up for girlfriend, sister says  DeKalb Daily Chronicle

SANDWICH – A Plano man was defending his girlfriend before he was shot in the head early Sunday, the victim's sister said. Abbey Blum, sister of shooting ...

Plano School District 88 Board extends superintendent's contract 5 years  Kendall County Now

Plano School District 88 Board members Monday night extended the contract of Dr. Hector Garcia as superintendent for another five years.

Substitute teacher pay in Plano School District 88 increased  Kendall County Now

Substitute teachers who work in Plano School District 88 will be paid the same amount as other area districts as of this year.

PHS chess team qualifies for state tournament  Kendall County Now

On Saturday at the Plainfield South Chess Sectional, the Plano chess team qualified for the IHSA State Tournament, which will take place on Feb. 9-10 in Peoria.

Football: Perez, Reapers ready to prove themselves  Kendall County Now

Last year it was pretty easy for Mauricio Perez to get lost in the crowd. Now it seems as if those in the crowd are seeking the defensive back.

I-8 boys, girls pick up exciting wins over LTC

PLANO – During the rich and storied tradition of the Leland Lions Club All-Star Shootout, there have been many memorable basketball games between the ...

2014 Plano High graduate dies in crash  Kendall County Now

Incident at county line is second fatal crash at intersection in 3 weeks.

The Weekend Story: Honoring Local Veterans, Looking at Meaning of Patriotism in WSPY Listening Area  WspyNews

Every morning they rise and shine for their morning cup of coffee at an Oswego restaurant, spinning stories, talking sports, weather, religion, and politics,but ...

Former Plano H.S. Athlete Held on Murder Charges in Salem, Oregon  WspyNews

A man from Plano who was an all-conference running back on the Plano High School football team in 2014 was arrested for murder on August 1st in Salem, ...

Interstate Exit: Plano, Sandwich searching for new league after 8 teams finalize leaving I-8  Kendall County Now

It is official. The Interstate Eight Conference is no more, or won't be in two years. The high schools of Coal City, Manteno, Reed-Custer, Wilmington, Herscher, ...

Boys Basketball: Brennan Callahan steps down at Sandwich  Kendall County Now

One would think that at 37 years of age Brennan Callahan wouldn't even consider retiring from coaching basketball. But indeed Callahan recently did make the ...

Boys Basketball Holiday Tournament Schedules  Journal & Topics Newspapers Online

Journal-area boys basketball teams will be competing in holiday tournaments in mid-to-late December before embarking on the second half of the schedule in.

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