April 1, 2015

Gardner Edgerton School District earns financial upgrade

Students exit Gardner Elementary after school one day last year. Standard & Poor’s recently upgraded the district’s credit rating. File photo

Students exit Gardner Elementary after school one day last year. Standard & Poor’s recently upgraded the district’s credit rating. File photo

Standard & Poor’s Rating Services upgraded USD 231’s long-term bond rating from an “A+” to an “AA-” on March …

Former GEHS pole vault standouts medal at Big 12 indoor track meet

Former Gardner Edgerton High School track and field star Tommy Brady,  now at Kansas State University, took eighth place in pole vault in the Big 12  indoor track and field championship. Casey Bowen,another former GEHS pole vault standout, took first in the event, vaulting for the University of Kansas. Submitted photo

Former Gardner Edgerton High School track and field star Tommy Brady, now at Kansas State University, took eighth place in pole vault in the Big 12 indoor track and field championship. Casey Bowen,another former GEHS pole vault standout, took first

Pesek wins third state wrestling title

Pictured are members of the Gardner Edgerton High School state wrestling team, which brought back a 15th place finish in the 6A meet. Seth  Pesek won a third state title with a top finish at 195 pounds. Photo courtesy of Shonda Burger

Pictured are members of the Gardner Edgerton High School state wrestling team, which brought back a 15th place finish in the 6A meet. Seth Pesek won a third state title with a top finish at 195 pounds. Photo courtesy of

Three Broncos place at state wrestling meet

Three Spring Hill High School Broncos brought back medals from the state 4A wrestling meet last weekend.
Brandon Dofat lead the way with a second-place finish at 132 pounds.
Caleb Volkman followed with a fourth-place finish in the 152-pound weight …

Miege team takes Blazers to the brink

The Gardner Edgerton High School Blazer boys varsity basketball team pushed highly-ranked Bishop Miege High School to the brink last Friday night before falling 75-67 in overtime.
Tied 61-61 at the end of regulation, Miege outscored GEHS 14-6 in the …

JV squad ends season with close loss

The Gardner Edgerton High School junior varsity boys basketball team dropped a hard-fought 76-62 decision at Bishop Miege High School last Friday night.
GEHS, 4-14, trailed by just three points at the half thanks to a strong defense and excellent …

USD 230 highlights recent success stories

A USD 230 elementary school student poses with her lunch tray. The Spring Hill District is one of five districts in Kansas to receive flawless marks for its nutrition program. Submitted photo

A USD 230 elementary school student poses with her lunch tray. The Spring Hill District is one of five districts in Kansas to receive flawless marks for its nutrition program. Submitted photo

• Kansas Horizon Award Winners
The Kansas State …

Tech changes SH district’s learning landscape

A Spring Hill School District student uses her district-supply MacBook. Every student in grades 6-12 has a laptop. Submitted photo

A Spring Hill School District student uses her district-supply MacBook. Every student in grades 6-12 has a laptop. Submitted photo

Working to exceed academic goals is engrained in the mindsets of students, staff members and administrators in the Spring Hill …

Gilhaus sues USD 231

Danedri Thompson

dthompson@gardnernews.com

Former Gardner Edgerton School District Superintendent William Gilhaus has filed a lawsuit against USD 231, superintendent Pam Stranathan, and four school board members.

Former executive director of educational services Christy Ziegler and former executive director of administrative …

4th-quarter Louisburg run sinks SHHS Broncos

The Louisburg High School lady Wildcats rallied for 18 fourth quarter points and handed the lady Broncos a disappointing 52-36 loss last week in Frontier League play.
Early on, the Spring Hill High School girls basketball team made a game …