February 12, 2016

Toon appointed principal of Spring Hill’s Wolf Creek Elementary

Michelle Toon Mark Taylor mtaylor@gardnernews.com Michelle Toon, principal of Spring Hill Elementary School, will transfer to the new Wolf Creek Elementary School when it opens in 2013. The Spring Hill School Board unanimously appointed Toon to head the new school during its March 5 meeting. Toon will continue to serve as principal at Spring Hill Continue Reading

Toon into Healthy Habits Day

Alyssa Hunter, first grade, dressed as Minnie Mouse as part of “Toon into Healthy Habits Day” at Spring Hill Elementary School. Each day has a theme as part of Red Ribbon Week, the oldest and largest drug prevention campaign in the country. Photo courtesy of USD 230

SHES student earns writing honor

Spring Hill Elementary School second grader Olivia Chrisman’s book “Chewbacca the Cha-Cha Dog”  was selected by local, nationally published authors as one of eight favorites. Chrisman’s story was selected from more than 500 entries in the Reading Reptile/Johnson County Library Writing Contest. She attended a reception at the Country Club Plaza Library on Feb. 18. Continue Reading

Restaurant donates share of proceeds to SHES, SHIS

Amy Cunningham acunningham@gardnernews.com Spring Hill elementary and intermediate school teachers may not deliver your order to your car at Sonic on Wednesday evening, but district schools will still benefit from your patronage. For the fourth time this year the Spring Hill Sonic is sponsoring School Night and that translates into dollars for the classroom.  Spring Continue Reading

Kids use science, math to create

Corbin H. Crable chcrable@gardnernews.com Although classes are done for the year at Spring Hill Elementary School, the doors opened last week for kids wanting to use the power of their imaginations – and science, too – to create inventions. National organization Invent Now Kids, along with USD 230, sponsored the annual Camp Invention program June Continue Reading