October 22, 2014

Senior wins $10K scholarship at school-wide assembly

Copper McGuire, a Gardner Edgerton High School student, is surprised during an all-school homecoming assembly. McGuire learned he had won a $10,000 scholarship during the assembly.  Submitted photo

Copper McGuire, a Gardner Edgerton High School student, is surprised during an all-school homecoming assembly. McGuire learned he had won a $10,000 scholarship during the assembly. Submitted photo

Cooper McGuire received a pleasant surprise during an all-school homecoming assembly on …

Student arrested at GEHS for physical altercation

Danedri Thompson

dthompson@gardnernews.com

A Gardner Edgerton High School student was transported to Johnson County Juvenile Assessment following a fight at the school on Oct. 6.

According to Gardner Police Sgt. Jay Belcher, police responded to a physical altercation between two …

Public servants sought for council, commission

The cities of Gardner and Edgerton are seeking a few good people.
Edgerton is seeking two volunteers to serve on its planning commission. The commission is tasked with reviewing development projects and making recommendations to the city council.
Applicants must …

SHHS students design using 3-D printer

Spring Hill High School students now have the opportunity to dream, design and make projects a reality by using the school’s new 3-D printer. The printer was purchased through a Carl Perkins Federal Grant for Career and Technical Education equipment …

Man arrested for Gardner stabbing

A Gardner man is under arrest following a stabbing that occurred late in the afternoon on Oct. 8.

The victim was transported to a local hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

According to Jill Koch, a spokesperson from the Johnson County Sheriff’s …

8th grade volleyball squad competes in Paola league event

The Wheatridge Middle School eighth grade JV volleyball team traveled to Paola on Saturday for the league tournament.
The Mustangs faced off against Louisburg Middle School in the first match and lost 10-25 and 19-25. Great serving was done by …

WMS JV takes second in league tourney

The Wheatridge Middle School seventh grade JV volleyball team took second place in the Frontier League Tournament at Ottawa Middle school on Oct. 4.
Thanks to a strong team effort, the WMS Mustang squad beat Louisburg Middle School, 25-9 and …

Royalty named

Submitted photo

Submitted photo

Gardner Edgerton High School selected a homecoming king and queen last Friday. The titles were bestowed upon Carly Graceffa and Jake Huppe, seniors, during the homecoming football game on Oct. 3. Other queen candidates included Krista Long, Jewelry …

October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month

With breast cancer currently the second most common cancer in women, according to government health statistics, awareness and early detection are crucial for treatment outcomes. With this in mind, every October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month — a time …

GEHS drops rival game against Aquinas

Anthony Cisneros, number 35, runs for yardage in Gardner Edgerton High School’s game against St. Thomas Aquinas. The Blazers dropped a 34-21 decision to the Saints. Photo courtesy of Daphne Pippitt

Anthony Cisneros, number 35, runs for yardage in Gardner Edgerton High School’s game against St. Thomas Aquinas. The Blazers dropped a 34-21 decision to the Saints. Photo courtesy of Daphne Pippitt

Despite an early 6-0 lead, the Gardner Edgerton High …