OPEN HOUSE WED. AUG 23RD 6:00-7:00!!!!

Reminder that Student-Athletes will meet in the Auditorium during AE today for a presentation.

There will be a student council meeting today during AE.

Exciting week at GKHS!!! Home events this week:  

8-22.  Boys & Girls Golf.  4:15 (Marengo Ridge)

8-22.  VB vs. Dekalb.  5:00/6:00

8-22.  Boys Soccer.  4:30/6:00

8-24.  B/G Cross Country.  5:00 (Walcamp)

8-24.  VB vs. Richmond-Burton.  5:00/6:00

8-25.  FB vs. Rockford Lutheran.  5:00/7:00

8-25.  Cheer sideline and halftime performance

8-25.  Dance halftime performance

8-25.  Marching Band halftime performance


Please visit our announcements page for GKHS updates, we will be updating this daily.


Picture Day for all students is August 22nd, including senior portraits.  Picture packets were distributing to students this week, but you can also order online at using code 19866RA.  


Finally, chromebooks have been distributed to students.  Attached are the two insurance forms.  One form is for Lenovo's (soph), and the other is for HP's (Fr, Jr, Sr).  Please keep in mind that we partner with this company to provide insurance opportunities to our families, but they are separate from the school.  We are not involved at all in the processing of claims.


If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact me at 815-784-5111 ext. 1713.

Mr. McPherson

Genoa Kingston CUSD424 (IL) 2017-18 handout-HP 11.pdf

Genoa Kingston CUSD424 (IL) 2017-18 handout-N21.pdf

Check our school calendar for important dates!!

Follow us on facebook (Genoa-Kingston High School-GKHS COGS) and on twitter (@gkhscogs)

Meet the Team is Tonight!!! 6pm.

Soph Powder Puff meeting today during AE, room 420.


Picture Day-August 22nd for all students.  Senior portraits this day as well.  The make up day is Oct. 3rd.  Forms are going to students this week!!  Order Online!!!!, Order code:  19866RA

Powder Puff-Meetings for Fr, Jr, and Sr during AE today (8-17).  Meeting for Soph on Friday during AE.

Open House-August 23rd, 6:00pm-7:00pm

KEC-First day of attendance in August 22nd.  Students are allowed to leave our building during their KEC time until KEC begins.

The first junior class meeting will be held on Tuesday, August 22nd in the LC during AE. If you have any questions about joining, please see Ms. Wilkins in the learning center or Mrs. Thorson in room 623.

The first Impact Club meeting will be held on Tuesday, August 29th in the LC during AE.


Are you a freshman interesting in helping your class win the homecoming spirit award?  Please attend the meeting on Friday during AE in Mrs. Barr's room (626).  Homecoming is the week of September 4th and we need a lot of HELP!!!!

Pride Club order forms for GKHS Students are available in the HS Office and Guidance Office.  Membership is $50 or $25 per student if their family has already purchased an Athletic Family Pass for the 2017-18 School year.

Membership in the Pride Club gives students a membership card which will allow them free admission to all home Athletic Events, three Spirit shirts and the opportunity to participate in random drawings and raffles throughout the year.

The deadline for first order of shirts will be Thursday, August 24th at 3:00pm.  Order forms should be returned with payment to the Guidance Office.  Checks are to be made out to GKHS.