Author: Gardner News

USD 231 adds fire fighting program

Albert Rukwaro Special to The Gardner News The Gardner Edgerton school district is set to introduce a fire fighting program for high school seniors in conjunction with Fire District No.1. The program, under the career and...

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Remember, there are no dumb questions

Dorothy Rosby Contributing columnist I’ve always taken comfort in the idea that there are no dumb questions. I have many questions, and if there were such a thing as a dumb one, some of mine might well qualify. For example, why...

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USD 231 review enrollment data

The USD 231 board of education will hear a detailed review of the district’s enrollment projections at their February board meeting. Rob Schwartz, district demographer of RSP and Associations, presented a draft review of the...

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In search of a dragon; it still exists

Joan Dorsey Contributing columnist There are numerous perks working for the newspaper. None of them are monetary riches, but well worth time and years I have spent here anyway. I get to see people I know. I get to talk to the...

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Extension provides info on food, power outages

The Jan. 12 snow storm left more than 170,000 KCPL residents without power for several days. Locally, Gardner residents fared much better with limited outages. According to a press release from the extension office, when the...

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Sports briefs

Coach Scott Seyl 8th Grade Varsity Score:  Lost 35 – 50 The varsity boys played hard but lost to Baldwin Jan. 15. Dawson Williams had 13 points and 11 rebounds. Kyle Oatman had awcwb points, three steals and two assist....

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OUR VIEW: BOE members’ work appreciated

January is School Board Appreciation Month, and if you see one of USD 231’s seven members, let them know you appreciate their service. Gardner Edgerton has seven board members: Shawn Carlisle, Greg Chapman, Rob Shippy, Lana...

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Blazer grapplers defeat Olathe North West

Pete Logan Special to The Gardner News An upset win at 113 pounds and four straight second-round pins late in the contest gave the Gardner-Edgerton High School wrestling team a victory Jan. 16 as they outlasted the Ravens of...

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Bowlers take third during Mission Bowl showdown

Coach Michael Zegers Jan. 15 the Bowling Blazers took on SMNW and ONW at Mission Bowl in Olathe. It was a rough night, but it was a fun night as many of the bowlers took to the lanes for the first time. After some nervous energy...

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