February 12, 2016

School board previews new Multi-Purpose Athletic Center at meeting

Mark Taylor mtaylor@gardnernews.com USD 231 School Board members got a bird’s eye view of the district’s planned Multi-Purpose Activity Center on March 5. Architects presented a digital 3D rendering of the $7.91 million athletic complex that will be paid for with proceeds of a $72 million bond issue approve by voters in February. The facility, Continue Reading

District calls budget ‘bare bones,’ 1 mill increase proposed

Mark Taylor mtaylor@gardnernews.com The Gardner Edgerton School Board voted Aug. 1 to publish what Business Director Eric Hansen calls a “bare bones” budget. The school board will host a public hearing on the budget on Aug. 15 before voting on whether to adopt it. The budget must be filed with the county clerk and state Continue Reading

School board applauds six governor’s awards

Corbin H. Crable chcrable@gardnernews.com USD 231 Board of Education members joined Superintendent Bill Gilhaus in recognizing six local schools for receiving the coveted Governors Achievement Award. The school district announced on its website last week that Pioneer Ridge Middle School and Edgerton, Gardner, Madison, Nike and Sunflower elementary schools won the awards, bestowed upon the Continue Reading