March 1, 2015

Students of Character

Staff photo by Danedri Thompson

Staff photo by Danedri Thompson

Members of the school board recognized Students of Character from each of the USD 231 school buildings during a Feb. 9 meeting. Students include Kade Long, a third grader at Edgerton Elementary; Pierson Carlisle, a …

Late rally falls short for Lady Blazers

The Lady Blazers  recently finished second in the El Dorado tourney losing to Wichita Collegiate 37-34 in the championship game. Pictured left to right are Coach Hilgenkamp, Coach Amy Stubblefield, Kenzie Miller,manager, Kensley Miller,manager, Kynli Nelson,Lindsey Plank, Savannah Hallier, Kayla Burcham, Angeliece Tucker, Taylor Carpenter, Skylar Washington, and Cassidy Androff.  Submitted photo

The Lady Blazers recently finished second in the El Dorado tourney losing to Wichita Collegiate 37-34 in the championship game. Pictured left to right are Coach Hilgenkamp, Coach Amy Stubblefield, Kenzie Miller,manager, Kensley Miller,manager, Kynli Nelson,Lindsey Plank, Savannah Hallier, Kayla

Negotiations underway for teaching contracts

Negotiations between Gardner-Edgerton National Educator’s Association and USD 231 are underway, Jody Marshall, school director of human resources reported to the school board in a Feb. 9 memo. Negotiation teams from the administration and the teacher’s union on Jan. 31 …

GEHS sophomore competes with Team USA

Members of the Under-17 National football Team USA meet with coaches and refs during the 2015 International Bowl at the AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas. Gardner Edgerton High School student Zach Bass played for Team USA. Submitted photo

Members of the Under-17 National football Team USA meet with coaches and refs during the 2015 International Bowl at the AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas. Gardner Edgerton High School student Zach Bass played for Team USA. Submitted photo

As a …

Edgerton partners with public, private orgs to create logistics training center

Edgerton will partner with Johnson County Community College and several other public and private entities to create a logistics training center.

Officials made the formal announcement at a Southwest Johnson County Economic Development Corporation’s (SWJCEDC) dinner Feb. 11. Along with …

Plank, Hobby sign football letters of intent

Submitted photo

Submitted photo

Two Gardner Edgerton High School Blazer football players signed national letters of intent last week. On the left is Andrew Plank, who signed with Garden City Community college. On the right is Carson Hobby who signed to play …

Gardner Edgerton School District announces 2015 teachers of the year

Gardner Edgerton 2015 Secondary Teacher of the Year, Todd Burd, poses with USD 231 Superintedent Pam Stranathan and Gardner Edgerton High School Principal Mark Meyer.

Gardner Edgerton 2015 Secondary Teacher of the Year, Todd Burd, poses with USD 231 Superintedent Pam Stranathan and Gardner Edgerton High School Principal Mark Meyer.

The Gardner Edgerton School District is proud to announce the selection of the 2015 Teachers …

Final ends in defeat for Blazers team

Gardner Edgerton High School’s Dylan McDonald won the 126-pound weight division in a home dual against Emporia High School on Senior night last week. Photo courtesy of Shonda Burger

Gardner Edgerton High School’s Dylan McDonald won the 126-pound weight division in a home dual against Emporia High School on Senior night last week. Photo courtesy of Shonda Burger

In the final home dual of the season, Emporia High School …

Despite balanced attack, Blazers fall to BV West

Unable to overcome a slow start, the Gardner Edgerton High School Blazer boys varsity basketball team dropped a 61-47 decision to Blue Valley West High School last week.
GEHS trailed 13-6 after one quarter, but rallied to claim an 18-13 …

Full candidate slate for councils, school boards

Danedri Thompson
dthompson@gardnernews.com
There will be a full slate of candidates for school board and city councils in Gardner, Edgerton and Spring Hill. There will not be a local primary election, though.
Seven candidates filed for three seats on the …