February 9, 2016

District hires interim temporary GEHS associate principal

Danedri Thompson dthompson@gardnernews.com 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 and health teacher at GEHS, was originally hired to replace outgoing GEHS Associate Principal Mark Continue Reading

District concentrates on supporting family of fallen student

Danedri Thompson dthompson@gardnernews.com School and public safety officials will review their procedures in response to a traffic accident outside of Madison Elementary that resulted in the death of a second grade student last week, but their immediate focus is on students and staff and the family of Kade Meyer. “Right now, for us, it’s still Continue Reading

Updated: Madison Elementary student killed in accident

A Madison Elementary second grade student is dead after being struck by an SUV on Madison Street. The accident occurred shortly after school let out on Thursday afternoon. Kade Meyer, 7, was attempting to cross Madison Street Thursday afternoon. He stepped into the street between two vehicles stopped on the street in the elementary school Continue Reading