January 28, 2015

Teacher contract negotiations set

The teachers union and Gardner Edgerton School District officials will exchange a list of items to be considered during contract negotiations. Each side will offer its list of items to the other no later than Feb. 1.
According to a …

AG sues NJ company for falsely billing schools

Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt has filed suit against a New Jersey company that sent false invoices for textbooks that were never purchased or delivered to at least 317 Kansas public schools.
In a lawsuit filed yesterday, Schmidt asked the …

Warehouse to expand its footprint in Edgerton

NorthPoint Development announces that Smart Warehousing is expanding its facility at Logistics Park Kansas City (LPKC) by 220,000 square feet. Occupying the balance of Inland Port IV brings Smart Warehousing’s total footprint to nearly 575,000 square feet at LPKC, which …

Gregorcyk resigns from utility board

Randy Gregorcyk

Randy Gregorcyk

Randy Gregorcyk has resigned from the Gardner Utility Advisory Committee (UAC). Gregorcyk was appointed to the then-electric utility board has since become the utility advisory board, tasked with recommending water, wastewater and electric rates to the city council.…

JV boys team defeated, despite late rally at home

A furious second-half rally fell short, and the Gardner Edgerton High School Blazer junior varsity boys basketball team dropped a 71-53 decision at home against Blue Valley West High School on Jan. 9.
Trailing by 13 points at halftime, GEHS …

State health department program offers assistance to quit smoking

The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) can help those who are ready to quit tobacco in 2015 keep their resolutions. KDHE offers free cessation support and information online at www.ksquit.org or toll-free at 1-800-QUIT-NOW (784-8669).
With the convenience …

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Borth plays in All-American Bowl game

Gardner Edgerton High School freshman Garrett Borth, center, recently competed in the Diamond Combine All-American Bowl in Myrtle Beach,South Carolina. Borth started as a defensive end and helped his team to a 10-6 championship win. Submitted photo

Gardner Edgerton High School freshman Garrett Borth, center, recently competed in the Diamond Combine All-American Bowl in Myrtle Beach,South Carolina. Borth started as a defensive end and helped his team to a 10-6 championship win. Submitted photo

Gardner Edgerton High …

Lady Blazers extend win streak

With a convincing lead over Blue Valley West High School last week, the Gardner Edgerton High School lady Blazers varsity basketball team improved to 3-4 season record.
The lady Blazers lead from start-to-finish.
GEHS jumped to a 26-4 first quarter …

Overtime push falls short for freshmen

The Gardner Edgerton High School Blazer freshman boys basketball team pushed Blue Valley North High School to overtime, but fell 54-49 last week.
GEHS rallied for 18 points in the fourth quarter to force an extra period. However, North regrouped …