January 27, 2015

GEHS drama students earn state accolades

Several Gardner Edgerton High School students earned top rankings at the Kansas State Thespian Conference in Wichita.
More than 250 students from across the state competed in the event on Jan. 10.
“This year’s Conference was a huge success with …

Thespians successful at state conference

On January 10, thirty-five Gardner Edgerton High School drama students attended the annual Kansas State Thespian Conference in Wichita.
GEHS Thespians,along with more than 250 students from across the state, competed in individual events with only 38 Superior Ratings being …

GEHS to host information meeting

Gardner Edgerton High School will host an information night for parents of current eighth grade students. The session will be at 7 p.m.on Wednesday, Jan. 28 in the high school auditorium.
The high school administration team will cover topics including …

GEHS Blazerettes win big at competition

Members of the Gardner Edgerton High School Blazerette Dance Team include seniors: Amy Eichman, Carly Graceffa, Chandler Howard, Shelby Simpson, and Morgan Wheeler; junior Tori Hill; sophomores: Dani Davis, Lauren Haag, and Paige Riggs; and freshmen: Erinn Billups, Lynsie Britton, Rylie Duncan, Lauren Misse, and Rachel Swopes. Submitted photo

Members of the Gardner Edgerton High School Blazerette Dance Team include seniors: Amy Eichman, Carly Graceffa, Chandler Howard, Shelby Simpson, and Morgan Wheeler; junior Tori Hill; sophomores: Dani Davis, Lauren Haag, and Paige Riggs; and freshmen: Erinn Billups, Lynsie Britton,

Filing deadline approaches; school, city races take shape

Danedri Thompson
dthompson@gardnernews.com
One candidate has dropped out and two others have filed to seek seats on the Gardner City Council. There are now four candidates – Randy Gregorcyk, Lee Moore, Brett Limer and Tory Roberts — for three available …

Now & Then

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File photo

1989 Gardner Edgerton High School winter royalty candidates pose for a photo in 1989. They include Rod Freund, Amy Baugh, Chad Andrew, Lisa Nolte, Blaine Faulkner, Lois Reimers, Marc Shoemaker and Leslie Shepley.

2015 Gardner Edgerton High School …

USD 231 elementary schools earn top marks

Niche, a website that offers rankings and statistics on every neighborhood and city in the U.S., ranks Edgerton Elementary among the top elementary schools in Kansas and in the USD 231 School District.
There are more than 563 elementary schools …

2 members of the GEHS wrestling team medal at tourney of champions

Dustin Carstens took 5th place at 170 pounds in the Newton tournament of Champions wrestling meet last weekend. Photo courtesy of Shonda Burger

Dustin Carstens took 5th place at 170 pounds in the Newton tournament of Champions wrestling meet last weekend. Photo courtesy of Shonda Burger

Two Gardner Edgerton High School wrestlers brought home medals from the 52nd annual Newton Wrestling Tournament of …

Lady Blazers lose to Blue Valley Northwest

Battling until the end, the Gardner Edgerton High School lady Blazer basketball team dropped a hard fought 67-53 Eastern Kansas League decision at Blue Valley Northwest High School last week.
GEHS, 3-6, took an early 14-12, first quarter lead, but …

Blazers upset St. Thomas Aquinas, 52-43

Seniors Kyle Hultgren, Brett Wright and Nash Bostwick scored 42 of Gardner Edgerton High School’s 52 points, leading the Blazer basketball squad to a big 52-43 upset of number-one ranked St. Thomas Aquinas.
“I thought our defensive pressure was the …