February 11, 2016

Distracted driving consequences shown at SHHS

At Spring Hill High School, students recently were given a glimpse of the consequences of driving while drinking or distracted. The Johnson County Sheriff’s Office coordinated with Johnson County Fire District 2, Johnson County Med-Act and Life Flight along with school staff members to stage a mock crash and response by first responders. The event Continue Reading

Lady Bronco track coach optimistic about upcoming season

With three state qualifiers returning Spring Hill High School lady Bronco Coach Brad Reinking has reason to be optimistic about the upcoming track season. Leading the way are seniors Lara Spaulding, Tessa Davids and Macy Burke. Spaulding has been to state three times in the high jump while Davids qualified for state last year in Continue Reading

Bronco baseball hopes to compete in league, state

After nearly three weeks of practice, the Spring Hill High School Bronco  varsity baseball season will begin with a double-header at Ottawa High School, March 30. The SHHS C-team takes the field with a home double-header against Shawnee Mission East High School on March 26, and the junior varsity travels to East for a double-header, Continue Reading

Handgun found in SHHS student’s backpack

A Spring Hill High School student was taken into custody today after officials discovered a hand gun in the student’s backpack. According to a USD 230 press release, the student was taken into custody without incident. Another student alerted officials about the handgun. Wayne Burke, interim superintendent, said school resource officers and staff responded quickly Continue Reading

SH names new school principals

Mark Taylor mtaylor@gardnernews.com The Spring Hill School Board approved new leadership for Spring Hill Middle School and Spring Hill High School on April 23. Steve Fleer, current middle school principal, will become high school principal for the 2012-13 school year. He replaces Angelo Cocolis, current high school principal, who will retire next month. Rod Sprague, Continue Reading

King and Queen

Abby Haupt and Carson King were crowned 2012 Spring Hill High School prom king and queen on April 21.

Spring Hill High School third quarter honor roll

Principal’s Honor Roll     Seniors  Daniel Buyanovsky; John Dziadura; Andrew Ewing; Abby Haupt; Aubrey Hills; Shae Jager; Anna King; Katelin Masters; Lindsey Mateer; Kristen Murry; Aaron Preuss; Ericka Simpson; Ronald Sullivan, Jr.; Katrina Swanda; Jamie Talley; Jordan Whitesell; Trevor Winters; Kylen Young Juniors   Jordan Akins; Corryn Anderson; Lauren Biggs; Meagan Crooks; Brianna Cummins; Michael Epp; Continue Reading

SHHS blood drive set for April 27

Community Blood Center will host a blood drive at Spring Hill High School on April 27. Community Blood Center is the primary supplier of blood for local hospitals. Its staff needs to collect 580 pints of blood everyday to meet the needs of hospitals in Kansas and Missouri. The SHHS blood drive will run from Continue Reading

Lady Broncos beat Tongie

The season started on a positive note for Spring Hill coach Susan Putnam as the Lady Broncos soccer squad blanked Tonganoxie, 4-0 in the home opener on March 29. Sydney Cluck scored two goals. Sydney Shoemaker and Maddy Hardin added single goals. Goalie Gwen Getz posted an impressive shutout. The team continued its season at Continue Reading

SHHS principal to retire

Mark Taylor mtaylor@gardnernews.com Angelo Cocolis, principal of Spring Hill High School, will retire at the end of the school year. Cocolis’s career has spanned. “After 41 years as an educator, I have decided that it is time to retire,” Cocolis said.  “This was not an easy decision because of how much I love our kids Continue Reading