February 8, 2016

County says USD 231 nixes senior meals pilot program

Rhonda Humble publisher The Gardner Edgerton School District is no longer interested in working with the county on a proposed intergenerational pilot program that would allow Edgerton senior citizens to receive vouchers for meals at Edgerton Elementary. The meal program was announced by Calvin Hayden, county commissioner, in September. Edgerton is the only community in Continue Reading

Students of Character

Submitted photo Gardner Edgerton school board members recently recognized fourth quarter Students of Character. A student from each school was honored for displaying positive character traits. They include Mckenna Trout, Edgerton Elementary second grader; Briana Buis, Gardner Elementary fourth grader; Joe Sola, Madison Elementary second grader; Delphine High, Moonlight Elementary third grader; Garrett Pendroy, Nike Continue Reading

Walking trail opens at Edgerton Elementary

After five years of fundraising, Edgerton Elementary students and staff can take a relaxing walk around the school’s new walking trail. The school used funds from its Major Saver Card fundraisers to create the Edgerton Elementary Walking Trail, which opened last week. Students and staff celebrated its completion during a fun run and community barbeque Continue Reading

Program offers teachers funds for classrooms

Ten Edgerton Elementary School teachers received $100 to help offset the cost of getting their classrooms ready for the new school year. Teachers Nancy Arnold, Kelly Erickson, Gloria Hinshaw, Angie Lukert, Kim McEntee, Jenny Murray, Mindy Nicholson, Tiffany Oldham,  Lisa Renoehl and Allison Weaver received the award during an award presentation at the school on Continue Reading