February 12, 2016

SH board approves sale of Insight School

Mark Taylor submissions@gardnernews.com The Spring Hill School Board gave a nod of approval June 6 for the pending sale of Insight School from current owner Kaplan Inc. to new owner K12, Inc. The board approved a consent agreement for the transfer of ownership. Insight, a public online high school housed at Hilltop Education Center in Continue Reading

Hillsdale patrons ask to be admitted to SH school district

Amy Cunningham acunningham@gardnernews.com Parents from the Hillsdale portion of the Paola school district made an impassioned plea to the Spring Hill School Board to consider petitioning the state board of education for a takeover of their area. The Hillsdale group is opposed to Paola’s plan to close their elementary school and shift 107 elementary students Continue Reading

Committee will recommend plan that includes school bond issue

Amy Cunningham submissions@gardnernews.com District patrons came to a consensus at a long range planning meeting Monday evening that will, they hope, carry USD 230 more than a decade into the future. The meeting, one of four facilitated this school year by the DLR Group, used recommendations from last week’s planning session to combine elements from two Continue Reading