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Kingsland Homecoming King Zach Bubany and Queen Kori Kruegel.
Kingsland Homecoming King Zach Bubany and Queen Kori Kruegel.
Wednesday, September 20, 2017 3:58 PM
Homecoming officially kicked off for Kingsland Sunday night with coronation of royalty.
  • Strong foundation brings Kingsland grad back home
    As Kingsland Public School celebrates its 25th anniversary, Ann Malone Brink, a member of the class of 2000, is the featured graduate in a series detailing alumni.  
  • Board discusses maintenance in SV,  potential transfer of Wykoff building
    Kingsland’s School Board held a study session last Monday, Sept. 25, to examine the possibilities for carrying out deferred maintenance projects on the Spring Valley school building and to consider what the future of the now-vacant Wykoff building will be.
  • Homecoming fun begins
    Homecoming officially kicked off for Kingsland Sunday night with coronation of royalty.
  • Where are they now? 1996 graduate Eric Mathison in Georgia
    Eric Mathison is a 1996 graduate of Kingsland High School.  He currently lives in Savannah, Georgia, with his wife, Chelby, and children James, a student at St. John’s University in Minnesota, Ella, 7, and Jacob, 4.  His parents are Norm and Barb Eastvold of Spring Valley, and Tom and Cindy Mathison of Racine.
  • Homecoming next week as Kingsland celebrates 25 years
    Kingsland is celebrating its 25th anniversary this year as the school that combined the former Spring Valley and Wykoff districts opened its doors in the fall of 1992.
  • Love of learning started early for Kingsland sixth grade teacher

    Tonia Gardner has transitioned from playing school to teaching in a real school.

    “Growing up, I loved to play ‘school.’ I loved to do things that allowed me to learn and grow as an individual, and it’s the opportunity to share with others this love that I have for learning,” stated Kingsland’s new sixth grade science and English instructor.  

  • Title 1 teacher ready for new experience at Kingsland
    Title 1 math and reading teacher Mary Scott is looking forward to her first full year of teaching as she joins the Kingsland staff for the new school year.
  • Special education teacher hopes to make a difference by being consistent presence

    Kristine Kundert’s, Kingsland’s new fourth through sixth grade special education instructor, said she chose to be a special education teacher because “I believe that all children are able to learn, but that may be different for each child.  I was a special education para and wanted to be able to make consistent changes and be a consistent person for them while being their guide for academics, social skills and behavior skills.  I chose to become a teacher to make a difference in the lives of youth and pursue it after life took me on other journeys.”

  • New teacher already familiar with Kingsland
    Chris Howard is coming home to a familiar place as she takes on kindergarten through third grade special education teaching duties at Kingsland Elementary School.   
  • ECFE coordinator has passion for working with families
    Alyssa Humpal, Kingsland’s new early childhood family education (ECFE) coordinator, has a passion for working with families.
  • Kingsland welcomes students back to one site for 2017-18 school year
    Kingsland’s halls are shiny and the classrooms ready, according to Kingsland Interim Superintendent and High School Principal Jim Hecimovich, who’s looking forward to his year as superintendent and to getting to see all of Kingsland’s students every day.  There’s plenty of change in store for Kingsland Elementary School (KES) students this fall, as there’s a new principal, some new teachers and for some students, a different place to learn.
  • Hands-on experience carrying over to classroom for new Kingsland teacher
    Tyler Heimermann will be offering Kingsland students in his industrial arts — or career technical education — and Project Lead the Way classes some practical advice gained from actually working in the trades.
  • New teacher has experience at Kingsland
    Stephanie Hammes expects to spend the next several months on her toes as she prepares for her position of new early childhood special education (ECSE) instructor at Kingsland.
  • New Kingsland teacher hopes to instill love of music in students

    Alex Michenfelder, once on “standby,” now hopes to bring the joy of music to Kingsland students. “Music has always been a big part of my life.  Growing up, I played bass in the cover band called Standby, and I also sang in choir.  I want students to have a wonderful music experience just like I had,” said Kingsland’s new choir and general music instructor. 

  • Longtime administrator has new position at Kingsland

    Meet Jim Hecimovich began his career at Kingsland in July 2001. He is beginning his 17th year with the district in a new role, though, assuming the position of interim superintendent for the 2017-2018 school year, following the departure of Superintendent John McDonald after seven years of service to the district.

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