February 10, 2016

Moonlight Elementary teacher takes 24-hour fitness challenge

Moonlight Elementary School students try their hands at Zumba on April 19. The students helped cheer on physical education teacher Kyle Amos as he ran and walked around the school for 24 hours. Staff photo by Danedri Thompson Danedri Thompson dthompson@gardnernews.com Kyle Amos, Moonlight Elementary School physical education teacher, is committed to inspiring a lifelong 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

VFW honors two Gardner Edgerton teachers

The VFW is recognizing two Gardner Edgerton School District teachers. Gardner Edgerton High School history teacher Walt Cochran and Moonlight Elementary kindergarten teacher Sara Weishaar were nominated by USD 231 students and selected by the VFW Post No. 11234, Gardner, as recipients of the District II VFW Citizen Education Teachers Award. The pair will now Continue Reading

Moonlight Elementary receives grant for fitness program

Moonlight Elementary School will receive a $565 grant from the Clorox Company Foundation Community Development Program. Kyle Amos, physical education teacher, wrote the grant proposal requesting funding to implement the Skillastics Program at the school. The program provides a series of fitness and sport-specific game kits that allow children of varying ages and fitness levels Continue Reading

Moonlight Elementary trailers to be delivered soon

Modular buildings that will serve as fourth grade classrooms at Moonlight Elementary School next fall should be delivered to the district this week. The site where the buildings will sit is already under construction, according to Bill Miller, school district director of operations. Staff should be able to access the temporary buildings as early as Continue Reading