March 29, 2015

GEHS to field largest boys track team

Gardner Edgerton High School Blazer track coach Brian McGee welcomed a record 80 boys to training camp March 2 in preparation for the season opener.
McGee and staff have been busy preparing the team for an April 4 opener at …

Lady Blazer track team gears up for season opener

Led by top returners Abby Buie and Karli Smith, the Gardner Edgerton High School lady Blazer track team is busy preparing for its season openers.
The freshman team travels to Blue Valley West High School for a March 26 opener. …

Broadway star to appear at GEHS

Susan Egan has traversed all four corners of the entertainment industry, making powerful impressions in theatre, film, television and music, and she is now scheduled to appear at Gardner Edgerton High School.
On Friday, April 17 at 7 p.m., Susan …

USD 231 names two new administrators

The USD 231 Board of Education approved the hire of two new administrators. Amy Wormington will serve as the principal of Grand Star Elementary, and John Sedler will be associate principal/athletic director at Gardner Edgerton High School next year.
Sedler …

GEHS football game postponed

Due to anticipated inclement weather, the Gardner Edgerton High School varsity football game scheduled for Friday, Oct. 4 has been rescheduled.

The Blazer squad will take on Blue Valley West at  2 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 5 at the Blue …

District hires interim temporary GEHS associate principal

Danedri Thompson

There’s a new associate principal at Gardner Edgerton High School. Walt Thompson, a retired administrator from Wyandotte High School, temporarily holds the title, according to Leann Northway, USD 231 communications director.

John Duncanson, a former physical education …

USD 231 may seek candidates for GEHS assistant principal

The school year is in full swing, but at least one staff position hangs in the balance at USD 231.
School board members approved John Duncanson to replace outgoing Gardner Edgerton High School Assistant Principal Mark Meyer last month. Duncanson’s …

3rd Annual Street Vault set for Aug 11

Some of the area’s best pole vaulters will assemble Aug. 11 in the north end of the Gardner Elementary parking lot for the 3rd Annual Street vault.
Event organizer Thane Nonamaker said nearly 60 vaulters aged fourth grade to 40 …

GEHS third quarter honor roll


Outstanding Scholars
Kaela Clabaugh; Rebecca Clark-Hargreaves; Kirstie Drew; Ashley Enright; Dustin Gillespie; Cheyanne Godwin; Greg Hopper; Chip Kueffer; Kristina Mitchell; Abby Rains; Kathryn Trivilino; Kaitlin Vaughan; Shannon Warren
High Honor Roll
Courtney Allen; Audra Barber; Emily Betthauser; Ashlee Bilhimer; …

GEHS students win state competition, head to nationals

Gardner Edgerton High School sent 12 students on two varsity teams to the inaugural National History Bowl State Competition in February.

The squads traveled to Chanute High School and walked away with the championship. The winning squad earned the final …