July 25, 2014

Summer food program off to good start

The Summer Food Program, located at Gardner Elementary, began on June 7. On the first day, 431 people were served lunch. Since then, between 240 and 250 breakfasts and 425 to 450 lunches have been served each day.

The students …

GE District to consider changes to character education

The Character Education programs utilized across the Gardner-Edgerton school district were reviewed by the District Character Education/Safe Schools Committee. A number of programs already in place were scored according to a rubric. In conclusion, the Committee made recommendations that will …

GE, SH districts awaiting state aid payments

Spring Hill Elementary School students work to build a teepee while learning about American Indian culture last winter. School districts are awaiting late funding payments from the state. File photo

Danedri Thompson
dthompson@gardnernews.com

It’s becoming all too common, according to school business directors in Gardner and Spring Hill.  The school districts are waiting for state aid payments that are sometimes more than 30 days late.

The Gardner-Edgerton and Spring Hill …

School districts continue to await delayed state aid payments

Danedri Thompson
dthompson@gardnernews.com

It’s becoming all too common, according to school business directors in Gardner and Spring Hill.  The school districts are waiting for state aid payments that are sometimes more than 30 days late.

The Gardner-Edgerton and Spring Hill …

SFFF files legal notice of claims against Kansas legislature

Danedri Thompson
dthompson@gardnernews.com

Schools for Fair Funding (SFFF) is moving forward with  plans to sue the state legislature. The lobbying group comprised of Kansas school districts filed a “notice of claims” with the Kansas Senate and Kansas House of

Representatives …

SFFF files intent to sue state over school funding

Danedri Thompson

dthompson@gardnernews.com

Schools for Fair Funding (SFFF) is moving forward with its plans to sue the state legislature. The lobbying group filed a “notice of claims” with the Kansas Senate and Kansas House of Representatives today. The Gardner Edgerton …

Kyle Wait vaults to top spot at state meet

Gardner Edgerton High School senior Kyle Wait made the most of his final state appearance winning first place in the 5A pole vault with a season best 15’6″ clearance.

Wait battled back from a nagging injury to top the 5A …