November 23, 2014

National Walk to School Day

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Students, parents and staff at Grand Star Elementary School celebrated National Walk to School Day on Oct. 8. Participants walked to school or walked around the track before school started that Wednesday. The nationally-recognized day encourages physical fitness …

GEHS lady Blazer golf team ends busy week

The Gardner Edgerton High School Lady Blazers conclude their golf season in regional competition this week.  Submitted photo

The Gardner Edgerton High School Lady Blazers conclude their golf season in regional competition this week. Submitted photo

It was a busy week for Coach Amy Van Rheen and the Gardner Edgerton High School lady Blazer golf team.
The lady …

SHHS falls to Eudora

Despite taking an early 14-0 lead, the Spring Hill High School Bronco varsity football dropped a 32-14 Frontier League home decision to Eudora High School last Friday night.
Early on, Spring Hill took a 14-0 first quarter lead thanks to …

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

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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 …