May 25, 2015

SHHS celebrates winter homecoming

Pictured are Spring Hill High School 2015 Winter Homecoming candidates. In front: Brenna Ewing, Haley Potter, Shelby Baker and Riley Pettit. In back: Brandon Dofat, Danny Hodge, Ryker Johnson and Bradley Smith. King and Queen will be crowned during at a basketball game on Feb. 20. Photo courtesy of Christine Splichal

Pictured are Spring Hill High School 2015 Winter Homecoming candidates. In front: Brenna Ewing, Haley Potter, Shelby Baker and Riley Pettit. In back: Brandon Dofat, Danny Hodge, Ryker Johnson and Bradley Smith. King and Queen will be crowned during at

Lady Broncos turn back Eudora, 33-30

With a balanced scoring attack, the Spring Hill High School lady Broncos basketball team turned back Eudora High School last week. The Broncos edged out Eudora 33-30 in Frontier League action.
Spring Hill jumped to an early 9-2 first quarter …

Wally’s Valentines Day surprise

Trails West Barbershop Chorus of Olathe  pictured outside of Blazers Restaurant. Photo courtesy of Rick Poppitz, Kcvideo.com

Trails West Barbershop Chorus of Olathe pictured outside Blazers Restaurant. Photo courtesy of Rick Poppitz, Kcvideo.com

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Trails West Barbershop Chorus of Olathe had barbershop quartets out delivering singing valentines to …

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 …

District voters approve upped LOB authority

Danedri Thompson
dthompson@gardnernews.com
By a wide margin, USD 231 voters agreed to give the school board the authority to increase local option budget taxes (LOB) up to 33 percent of the amount the district receives in state aid.
Ballots in …

Full slate for city, school board spring elections

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 Gardner City Council. …

Broncos take fifth place at SHHS invitational

A 58-49 win over Osawatomie High School gave the Spring Hill High School Broncos a fifth place finish in the annual Spring Hill Invitational basketball tournament last weekend.
Spring Hill jumped to a 17-7 first quarter lead and held a …

Hodge leads Broncos past Baldwin, 51-40

Danny Hodge fired in 24 points to lead the Spring Hill High School Broncos varsity boys basketball team to a 51-40 win against Baldwin High School last week.
Spring Hill, 4-4, jumped to a 22-0 lead, and Baldwin did not …

SH district teachers earn prestigious state honors

Jamie Droegemeier teaches math at Spring Hill Middle School. He recently learned he was one of 16 secondary education teachers to earn a statewide distinction. Submitted photo

Jamie Droegemeier teaches math at Spring Hill Middle School. He recently learned he was one of 16 secondary education teachers to earn a statewide distinction. Submitted photo

The Kansas State Department of Education notified the district’s Horizon Award winners that …

Political theater may be in store for session

Danedri Thompson
dthompson@gardnernews.com
Budget and education funding will take center stage during the 2015 legislative session, but Sen. Julia Lynn says there will be action backstage as well.
Behind-the-scenes, Lynn anticipates juggling for political position by those who hope to …