Last month, the USD 231 PAT program completed the Parents as Teachers Quality Endorsement and Improvement Process and earned the highest designation: Blue Ribbon Affiliate status. Read more about it here: http://bit.ly/2WJbMSg
8th grade students at Trail Ridge Middle School had the opportunity to learn from Communications Officer, Commander RJ Zamberlan, Chief Engineer, Lieutenant Jonathan Leo, and Combat Systems Officer, Lieutenant Brent Hodge, about their career in the Navy and, more specifically, about the USS Kansas City. https://usskansascity.org/
USD 231 students and staff had some great accomplishments over the past month.Click the link to read about the great things that are happening in the Gardner Edgerton Schools. http://bit.ly/2WzbVYp
Part 2 of The 231 Way podcast with Gardner Edgerton alumnus, Isabella Mullins, is out! Her story is amazing and it is great to see a GEHS graduate doing something great! Listen to it here or download on your mobile device! http://bit.ly/2D8tCpM
🚨The Gardner Edgerton Zero Reasons Why Store closes this Friday!🚨 All students in grades 5-12 were given a #ZeroReasonsWhy shirt as a symbol to support mental health education and suicide prevention. Now YOU have the opportunity to purchase one to show your community support. To view the online store, go here: http://bit.ly/2l5w9e1
The second season of the Gardner Edgerton School District podcast, The 231 Way, premieres today! Get to know the student hosts in this weeks episode! Listen to it here or download on your mobile device! http://bit.ly/2D8tCpM
During the BOE Meeting on Monday, Trail Ridge Middle School and Edgerton Elementary shared some great things that they are doing this school year. Over the next two weeks, each building will get a social media spotlight with the majority of the content being from those schools. Social Media Spotlight Schedule: Trail Ridge Middle School: September 23rd - September 27 Edgerton Elementary: September 30 - October 4 #WeAreUSD231
ICYMI...Gardner Edgerton High School was chosen to pilot a program training 10th graders in Mental Health First Aid. Read more about it here: http://bit.ly/2mqKqm9 #WeAreUSD231
Yesterday, 2011 GEHS graduate, Isabella Mullins, had a video chat with current seniors about the her life in the Peace Corps and how it connects with the current novel being studied in class. Read more about it here: http://bit.ly/2mcz1Gl
GEHS student, Kylie Hayes, was awarded the Sunflower State Games Female Athlete of the Year. What an outstanding accomplishment! Congratulations, Kylie! Read more about it here: http://bit.ly/2Ll30or
The latest edition of Board Briefs and Board Meeting Video are now available. Check them out to stay informed! https://www.usd231.com/o/district/browse/42872 https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLl3WXH6VxR-YKlRC_0XDBjra2VRxQlyN7
Also loved seeing our cheer teams from @prmsjaguars , @trmshuskies , and @wmsmustangs231 ! Already in mid season form!
Two of our staff members, Mrs. Hebda and Ms. Kellogg, love to teach Summer Enrichment. They even go by the name “Kelda” and the kids love the new ideas they bring each year. This year, they are creating a photo booth controlled by a “Makey Makey”. Very cool technology being taught to the kids this summer.
Great first week of Enrichment! Kids are having a blast and learning some new skills. There is still time to enroll in session 3 and 4. Session 3 closes Friday night! Don’t delay!!! http://bit.ly/2OfKteh
Healthy Nurse, Healthy Students. Celebrate National School Nurse Day May 8! #SND2019 @schoolnurses #schoolnurses www.schoolnurseday.org.
Check out our Wheatridge Mustangs performing at the KCKCC Jazz Summit (around the 90 minute mark). @wmsmustangs231 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3_hRbZLZ3kA&ibss=1
Co-Hosts, Calvin Schoendaller, Ben Boothe, and Ryan Colston, visit with Dr. Tracy Platt, Technology Integration Specialist. about her role, how she assists teachers to better incorporate technology, and the Oregon Trail. https://soundcloud.com/user-500521903 @gehsblazers @mrc579
The April BOE meeting Briefs and Video have been posted! https://bit.ly/2FS3Yqu http://usd231ks.apptegy.us/o/district/browse/43252
Have you checked out the USD 231 Summer Extravaganza course catalog? It has over 100 course offerings for youth and adults! To view the interactive catalog, go here: http://bit.ly/2OfKteh
Everybody always says that Middle School is the best time of your life, right? Learn more about PRMS, TRMS, and WMS in the latest edition of The 231 Way! https://soundcloud.com/user-500521903
As a result of this season's inclement weather and our responsibility to meet the state of Kansas' requirements for hours completed during the school year, the following adjustments to our calendar are necessary (pending no additional inclement weather days): April 22 - Full day of school (originally no school as a result of professional development) May 22 - Full day of school (originally a 1/2 day of school) May 23 - Full day of school (originally no school if there was no inclement weather). Last day of school for Kindergarten and 8th grade students. May 24 - 1/2 day of school (originally no school if there was no inclement weather). On May 24, lunch will be served. Dismissal times are as follows: Grades 1-4 - 12:30 pm. Grades 5-11 - 12:00pm. Grades K, 8, 12 - No school. Please know that your child's principal will be in touch with additional details related to finals schedule, award ceremonies, end-of-year activities, field trips, etc. GEHS graduation will remain on May 18, 2019. If your child is going to be absent on any of the days listed above due to an already planned activity, please work with your building's principal to make arrangements. Thank you for your understanding and continued support.
The March BOE meeting Briefs and Video have been posted! https://youtu.be/IuCULOlcFkg http://usd231ks.apptegy.us/o/district/browse/43252
USD 231 families, when sending your children to school tomorrow, please bundle them up with layers as temperatures will be very cold. We can't wait to see them for a great day of learning and success!
Kristen Gore, 7th Grade Teacher at TRMS, has been nominated by Mid America Nazarene University as a TEACHER WHO INSPIRES! This is a special award given by the MNU Teacher Education Department annually. Kristen will be recognized publicly at the MNU Annual Celebration of Learning on Thursday, April 25. Congratulations, Kristen! @followmnu
The Elders and USD 231 are on a roll! @gehsblazers @prmsjaguars https://www.kansascity.com/news/local/article226068330.html
🚨🚨 The 8th grade parent information night at Gardner Edgerton High School tonight, will continue as scheduled. 🚨🚨
The 231 Way has dropped! We visit with Melissa McIntire, Coordinator of Student Support Services, about the Advanced Technical Center, Career Pathways, counseling, and her daughter's least favorite food. @gehsblazers @zeroreasonswhy_ https://soundcloud.com/user-500521903
Have you had a chance to check out the latest edition of The Horizon Magazine? To read about the great things happening in the Gardner Edgerton School District, go here: http://bit.ly/2s6Uose
The Board Briefs and Board of Education Meeting have been posted and can be found here: Briefs: http://usd231ks.apptegy.us/o/district/browse/43252 Video: https://youtu.be/n4fFpJo01Ws
Have you checked out our Podcast, The 231 Way? We have over 1,000 downloads and that calls for some celebration! New episodes drop every Thursday! Check us out here: http://bit.ly/2D8tCpM
You don't need to look far to have a good time this evening! Bounce on over to Gardner Edgerton High School for a full night of girls and boys basketball vs Lawrence High! @GEHSBasketball @GEGBB @gehsblazers
Start the New Year with the Gardner Edgerton Horizon Magazine! The Winter edition covers The Blazer Stop, Zero Reasons Why, and MORE! Go here go view an online version of this publication and to see all the great things happening in USD 231: http://bit.ly/2s6Uose
Coach Cornelsen Named 810 Varsity Big Class Coach of the Year! https://www.810varsity.com/news_article/show/980595