April 20, 2014

Library event touts joys of reading to elementary students

Caleb Taylor, Moonlight Elementary 5th grader, plays bingo during the event. Staff photo by Amy Cunningham

Amy Cunningham
acunningham@gardnrenews.com

More than 400 students and  parents from Moonlight Elementary School turned the Gardner branch of the Johnson County Public Library into a pizza parlor Tuesday evening.

During a pizza-themed reading event the students and their families were …

USD 231 prepares for new school year

The new modular classroom building at Moonlight Elementary will house the school’s fourth-graders. Teachers in that building were busy readying their classrooms this week. Staff photo by Corbin H. Crable

Corbin H. Crable
chcrable@gardnernews.com
Teachers decorated classrooms and maintenance workers put last-minute touches on school buildings as USD 231 counted down the days to a new school year Monday.
Pioneer Ridge Middle School sixth-grade teacher Erin Erickson said she has …