August 2, 2014

Blazer boys, girls track teams competes at Eastern Kansas League meet

Traezon Henderson and Jaylon Radel race to the finish line in the 100-meter dash during the Eastern Kansas League Championships last weekend. Radel finished in first. Henderson took fifth. Submitted photo

Traezon Henderson and Jaylon Radel race to the finish line in the 100-meter dash during the Eastern Kansas League Championships last weekend. Radel finished in first. Henderson took fifth. Submitted photo

Gardner Edgerton High School is home to the fastest …

LEGAL NOTICE

Signed Capital Outlay Resolution

Oh, the places they’ll go

Staff photo by Danedri Thompson

Staff photo by Danedri Thompson

As members of the Gardner Edgerton High School band watch, Savannah McDaniel walks across the stage to receive her diploma during GEHS’ graduation ceremony on May 17. GEHS sent 317 members of the class of …

Board approves tech purchases for schools

Gardner Edgerton USD 231 Board of Education members approved the purchase of new computers and other technology equipment for Trail Ridge Middle School. The middle school, located near Grand Star Elementary School, is set to open its doors to students …

Photography contest for Kansas students launched

Gov. Sam Brownback launched the “Happy Birthday, Kansas!” student photography contest during the History and Environmental Fair at the Kansas Historical Society in Topeka.
Brownback spoke to a group of fourth graders encouraging them to join with students across the …

SH Foundation names scholarship winners

The Spring Hill Education Foundation proudly announced the 10 winners of its scholarship program during the organization’s 18th Annual Golf Tournament. With the support of school board members, patrons and businesses, the foundation has provided more than $120,000 in scholarships …

Prairie Creek students win Battle of the Books

Prairie Creek Elementary School fifth graders Jordan Kinse, Lily Kuhn, Parker Kindig, and Hayden Splichal pose with the trophy after winning the Spring Hill School District’s Battle of the Books competition. The traveling trophy will go to the winning school each year. Submitted photo

Prairie Creek Elementary School fifth graders Jordan Kinse, Lily Kuhn, Parker Kindig, and Hayden Splichal pose with the trophy after winning the Spring Hill School District’s Battle of the Books competition. The traveling trophy will go to the winning school

University update

Southwest Baptist University
Justin Stout a junior at Southwest Baptist University from Gardner, is the state champion in Cybersecurity and won second place in Networking Concepts in the Future Business Leaders of America-Phi Beta Lambda state competition.
Stout’s placement qualified …

Special ed programs exceed state targets

Gardner-Edgerton’s special education department met or exceeded its targets in 20 different indicators related to educating children and youth with disabilities.
USD 231’s services received the highest rating possible from the Kansas Department of Education (KSDE).
The 20 targeted indicators …

Lady Blazers sweep De Soto

Solid pitching and defense were the keys to a Lady Blazer sweep at De Soto last week.
In the opener, GEHS’ Haley McGuire was the winning pitcher in an 8-3 win. Sydney Anderson went 3-4 with two homeruns. Kiana Baderdeen …