October 31, 2014

Huskies undefeated

Compiling an impressive 271 yards of offense, the Trail Ridge Middle School Husky eighth grade varsity football team remained perfect at 6-0 with a 34-12 win versus Paola Middle School last week.
Leading the way was Jacob Hunsperger who carried …

Strong finish

 Submitted photo

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Spring Hill Middle School eighth-grader Stephen Mitchell runs in a cross country meet hosted by SHMS last week. Mitchell’s strong performance helped his team win the meet. In addition to SHMS eighth grade boys taking top honors, SHMS’ …

Gardner man earns planning distinction

A Gardner man has earned 2014 New Horizon Honorable Mention for his master’s graduate report.
Mitchel Loring, a 2014 Kansas State University master’s graduate in regional planning from Gardner, looked at the application of social media-based methodology to Washington Square …

Blazer losing streak continues

Gardner Edgerton High School quarterback Colton Mullin hands off to Keegan Michael in action at Blue Valley North last week. The Blazers dropped a 31-15 decision.  Photo courtesy of Daphne Pippitt

Gardner Edgerton High School quarterback Colton Mullin hands off to Keegan Michael in action at Blue Valley North last week. The Blazers dropped a 31-15 decision. Photo courtesy of Daphne Pippitt

The Gardner Edgerton High School Blazer football losing streak …

Blazer soccer squad blanks Heritage Christian

Dakota Steuber scored two goals leading the Gardner Edgerton High School Blazer varsity soccer squad to a 3-0 win at Heritage Christian last week.
Steuber scored the two goals off assists by Jansen Ahrens and Sam Mayeske.
Carson Harding netted …

Districts announce nominees for award

Kylee Stutheit

Kylee Stutheit

USD 231 and USD 230 have each selected two candidates for the annual First Year Horizon Teacher Award.
The award, given by the Kansas State Department of Education (KSDE), recognizes teachers for exemplary performance during their first year …

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 …

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 …

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 …