February 12, 2016

USD 230 offers driver’s education

Spring Hill High School will be offering driver’s education again this summer. The classroom portion of the class will be taught on-line, and the driving portion will be taught by Spring Hill High School staff, which will occur over six consecutive days in the summer. Access to the online portion of the class will begin Continue Reading

Bronco soccer players earn academic awards

The Kansas Soccer Coaches Association recently recognized several Spring Hill players on their All-Academic teams. The teams only include seniors that have a 3.1 GPA or better. Named to the All-Academic First Team (GPA 3.8 or more) were John Dziadura, Miles Updike, Ronnie Sullivan, and Josh Albrecht. The All-Academic Outstanding Team (3.4-3.79 GPA) included Austin Continue Reading

Broncos win finale

Using a balanced scoring attack, the Spring Hill Bronco football squad posted an impressive 59-6 win versus Osawatomie in the District 4A finale on Oct. 27. Jeff Lovetinsky rushed for three touchdowns and tossed another as Spring Hill capped its season in style. Osawatomie got its only points early on a first-quarter 64-yard scoring strike Continue Reading

Broncos lose opener

Spring Hill High School’s three-game win streak was snapped with a hard-fought 42-14 first round 4A district loss at Louisburg, Oct. 14. Both teams traded first quarter touchdowns. Louisburg scored on a 71-yard run by Garrett Griffin while Spring Hill countered with a 65-yard touchdown pass from Jeff Lovetinsky to Carson King. However, Louisburg, 3-4 Continue Reading

GEHS, SHHS Graduations set for this weekend

GEHS Graduation Date: Saturday, May 21 Time: 10 a.m. Location: Football field at the GEHS District Activities Complex •In case of inclement weather, graduation ceremonies will be moved inside to the gymnasium.  Each graduate has been given six tickets to distribute for admission to indoor commencement, admission by ticket only.  A live broadcast of graduation Continue Reading

SHHS Elite Dancers to perform in show Friday

Spring Hill High School’s Elite Dancers are preparing for their spring dance show. The show opens at 7 p.m. on Friday, May 6 in the SHHS auditorium. Dancers are encouraging audience members to wear “I Love the Elite Dancers” t-shirts to the event. T-shirts can be purchased through members of the dance squad. Tickets to Continue Reading

SH police respond to bomb threat at SHHS

Spring Hill Police investigated a potential bomb threat at Spring Hill High School Tuesday morning, but determined it was unfounded. According to Spring Hill Police Sgt. Brian Holmes, the evening janitor found the note scratched on toilet paper Monday. “It was placed on his supervisor’s desk from there,” Holmes explained. The note ultimately landed on Continue Reading

EDITORIAL: After Prom, Project Grad parties protect students

Parents in Spring Hill for more than a dozen years have organized and provided an After Prom party for the community’s students attending prom. It has been successful, and has become an expected event. This year, parents in the Gardner Edgerton School District are doing the same. GE has also organized and provided a Project Continue Reading

Students learn perils of drinking and driving

Amy Cunningham acunningham@gardnernews.com On Friday morning Spring Hill High School juniors and seniors were witness to what might happen if two of their own made the poor decision to get behind the wheel while under the influence. The SHHS Students Against Destructive Decisions club (SADD), along with the Spring Hill police department, presented a mock Continue Reading

Bronco Plaza dedicated

Amy Cunningham acunningham@gardnernews.com Cool December temperatures could not dampen the spirits of the Bronco faithful as Spring Hill district officials, community members, students and the artist who created the piece gathered together in the school’s courtyard for the official art unveiling Thursday morning. More than a decade of hard work finally paid off for the Continue Reading