February 8, 2016

USD 230, 231 parents can enroll students online

Returning students in the Spring Hill and Gardner Edgerton School Districts can enroll online for the 2015-2016 school year. Online enrollment for USD 231 began on June 15. Parents of returning students can enroll from the comfort of their homes or offices via a link on www.usd231.com. Spring Hill’s online enrollment will open on July Continue Reading

Spring Hill School District named one of best music education communities

The Spring Hill School District is one of five in Kansas to be listed among the 2013 Best Communities for Music Education by the National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM). The designation recognizes schools or districts that preserve music programs and make music education a vital part of their curriculum. “The Spring Hill Board of Continue Reading

Spring Hill ready for 21st Century classroom

Dozens of people experienced the “21st Century Classroom” during a hands-on technology demonstration at the Hilltop Learning Center on April 23. Participants learned about Android and iPad tablets, Chrome Books, Ultra Books and laptops, content filtering, Google apps, and Cloud technology, and how they will be used in the classroom. Staff photo by Mark Taylor Continue Reading

SH District to demonstrate 21st Century education technologies

Mark Taylor mtaylor@gardnernews.com The Spring Hill School District will host a technology demonstration from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. on April 23 at the Hilltop Education Center, 16740 W. 175th St. The meeting will demonstrate 21st Century technologies and how they will be integrated into classrooms to enhance learning and to prepare students for college Continue Reading

SHMS students perform Spring Hill history

Spring Hill Middle School students will present Spring Hill History 7 p.m., March 5.  The presentation will be at the Spring Hill Middle School Auditorium, 301 E. South Street.  Students will discuss stories such as the stagecoach route, the old hotel, the city’s founding father, James Hovey, as well as several other bits of Spring Hill’s Continue Reading

Goering named to 2012 Leadership Kansas

Bart Goering Bart Goering, the Spring Hill School District Superintendent, has been selected to participate in the 2012 Leadership Kansas class. Leadership Kansas is a nationally recognized program that aims to develop and motivate future leaders in the state. An affiliated program of the Kansas Chamber, Leadership Kansas is one of the oldest and most Continue Reading

Spring Hill School Board to proceed with bond sale

Mark Taylor mtaylor@gardnernews.com The Spring Hill School Board authorized a $39 million bond sale on June 27, paving the way for district-wide improvement projects approved by voters earlier in the month. The board agreed to proceed with the bond sale following a presentation by Greg Vahrenberg, managing director for PiperJaffray, who said favorable interest rates Continue Reading

USD 230 debates bond proposal

Amy Cunningham acunningham@gardnernews.com In consideration of a possible upcoming bond issue, on Monday evening the Spring Hill School Board listened to information provided by representatives of the DLR Group, Piper Jaffrey and local citizens. Andy Anderson, of the DLR Group, apprised the board on recommendations from the USD 230 Long-range Planning Committee.  The committee, made Continue Reading

USD 230 welcomes new teachers to district during training session

The Spring Hill School District welcomes 18 new teachers and two additional staff members to its ranks, as the 2010-11 school year approaches. In addition, the district recognizes two other staff members who came aboard during the spring 2010 semester. The new staff includes: Tracey Burhenn becomes a member of the Spring Hill Elementary School Continue Reading

Public committee to study possible bond issue

Danedri Thompson dthompson@gardnernews.com School board members should appoint a broad based community committee to study the Spring Hill District’s long term planning needs, according to superintendent Bart Goering. Andy Anderson, a consultant with DLR Group, told board members during a Monday evening work session that creating such a committee is the next step in preparing Continue Reading