Day 10- Kane school and family

Mr. Jim Sirianni retired this year after 42 years of teaching in the Kane School District. He grew up in Kane and moved back here because of his family roots.

Watch him share memories of being a kids growing up in Kane with the four seasons: football, basketball, track and baseball, how his family came to Kane from Italy, skating on Evergreen Park pond and more.


Here’s Mr. Sirianni sharing a short story of his St. Callistus school days:

Some pics:

Paternal side of Mr. Sirianni’s family


Paternal grandparents who came to Kane from Italy


The trunk his grandparents brought with them when they moved to Kane from Italy


Mr. Sirianni’s maternal grandparents


Mr. Sirianni’s high school track shoes that his dad fixed for him with a metal plate


Ice skates from the days when Mr. Sirianni spent time on the Evergreen Park Pond


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