September 23, 2014

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 …

GE, SH students hit high marks on state assessment tests

Danedri Thompson
dthompson@gardnernews.com
For the first time in a decade, state reading and math scores declined in Kansas, but schools in the Spring Hill and Gardner Edgerton school districts continued to show improvement.
Spring Hill earned 31 Standards of Excellence …

Federal waiver means changes in school curriculum planning

Danedri Thompson
dthompson@gardnernews.com
Kansas schools received a waiver from the federal No Child Left Behind law last week. That means public schools across the state, including schools in the Gardner-Edgerton and Spring Hill school districts, will be transitioning to a …

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 …

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 …

SH School Board proposes 4th mill levy decrease

Mark Taylor
mtaylor@gardnernews.com
The Spring Hill School District is proposing a 2011-12 budget that decreases the district’s mill levy for a fourth consecutive year.
The board voted on July 25 to publish a budget with a tax levy of 65.362 …

USD 230 receives $1 million land donation

Mark Taylor
mtaylor@gardnernews.com
The Spring Hill School Board accepted a $1 million gift on July 26.
Owners of Wolf Creek Estates, a single and multi-family subdivision at 191st Street and Ridgeview Road have donated 15 acres of land in their …

Spring Hill school bond issue passes

Mark Taylor

submissions@gardnernews.com

Voters in the Spring Hill School District approved a mail ballot bond issue by a vote of 1,717 to 1,375 on June 7.

The $39 million bond issue will pay for maintenance, school additions, new schools and …

USD 230 patrons to decide $39 million bond issue

Danedri Thompson
dthompson@gardnernews.com

Johnson County Election Officials mailed 6,570 ballots to Spring Hill School District voters last week.

And now the waiting game is on for school district staff as voters decide whether to approve a $39 million bond issue. …

SH board hosts bond issue open house

Amy Cunningham
acunningham@gardnernews.com

Several dozen people gathered Monday evening at the Hilltop Education Center to learn about the USD 230 proposed bond issue.

District staff, school board members and consultants for the district were on hand to answer questions from …