Gardner Edgerton Trailblazers

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WHAT'S COMING UP

Nov. 25-27 - Thanksgiving Break - No Classes

Nov. 30 - Second Chance Senior Picture 12:30-7:00 pm (See details Below)

Dec. 1 - Senior Yearbook Portrait Submission Deadline

Dec. 7 - Board of Education Meeting

Dec. 21 - Jan. 1 - Winter Break - No Classes

Jan. 4-5 - Professional Development - No Classes

Jan. 6 - School Resumes

Feb. 23 - Free ACT Test for Juniors

Senior Make-up Picture Day

Senior Make-up Picture Day has been scheduled for Monday, November 30 from 12:30-7:00pm. Click on the link to sign-up for your time.

https://www.signupgenius.com/go/9040f4eada622a0f94-senior1


You MUST communicate with your teacher if you schedule during a class to get make-up work, and you are expected to attend class before/after your time slot.


  • Sessions will take place in the freshmen commons. Park on the north side of the building and enter the freshmen doors. The commons are upstairs.
  • Please arrive at your assigned time and leave immediately after your session.
  • Please wear your mask. You will be able to take it off briefly for your photo.
  • You will have your temperature taken when you arrive.


See the flyer below for more details.

GEHS Booster Club Holiday Order

If you ordered GEHS apparel from the GEHS Booster Club your orders will be Ready to be picked up on Tuesday, December 15th from 4pm-7pm at Gardner Edgerton High School in the car loop of the north side of the building, on the Madison St. side.


Questions? Email Booster Club at gehsboosters@gmail.com

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GEHS STUCO

GEHS STUCO has a running tradition of providing scholarships to current seniors on senior honors night. General most funds are raised through school dances. This year will look a little different. This is where STUCO is asking for your help. On Monday, November 16th STUCO is having a fundraiser sponsored by Chipotle. 33% of all sales will be donated to STUCO. The second way to help is to come #toGEther as a district and sell these Zoom University shirts, hoodies, sweatshirts, etc. as a tribute to this school year so far! With your help STUCO will be able to continue their tradition while supporting some well deserving seniors.

Free ACT Testing for Juniors

Gardner Edgerton High School is taking advantage of the free ACT paid for by the State of Kansas. The test is open to ALL HIGH SCHOOL JUNIORS who sign up before the November 20th deadline.


The ACT is one of the two college admissions exams accepted by colleges and universities throughout the country. Typically, 4-year schools require a test score to evaluate admission, while community colleges do not.


The ACT will be given at GEHS on Tuesday February 23rd starting at 8am. February 23rd is a school day.


Students interested in taking advantage of this opportunity need to complete this Google Form by 3:00 pm November 22nd. https://forms.gle/7Lra8dxc2EcLGVvh7


If you have any questions, please contact the counseling office at 856-2617

Virtual Homework Support

VIRTUAL HOMEWORK SUPPORT (VHS) ALLOWS GARDNER EDGERTON STUDENTS ACCESS TO TEACHER SUPPORT OUTSIDE THE CLASSROOM.

MONDAY - THURSDAY

4:00 PM - 7:00 PM (ELEMENTARY)

4:00 PM - 8:00 PM (MS/HS)


https://www.usd231.com/o/district/page/virtual-homework-support-vhs

Order Your Yearbook Today!

Pre-ordering a yearbook is the only way to guarantee receiving one. There will be some extra books available to purchase following yearbook distribution in August; however, please keep in mind extra yearbooks run out fast. Yearbooks will be distributed in August.

· Regular Price – Nov. 1 – May 1 price is $65.

· Any Yearbooks picked up at distribution will be $75.

Order online and pay with a credit/debit card at http://usd231.revtrak.net/tek9.asp or complete an order form and return with payment via cash or check. *Online orders are preferred to limit foot traffic in the office, but you are welcome to mail your order form with a check.


Senior pictures must be submitted by Dec. 1 to be included in the yearbook. Email your professional headshot to daleyj@usd231.com. See attached flyer for guidelines.

411 on the Counseling Department

Any senior interested in meeting with a college representative contact Becky Pyle in the counseling office 913-856-2617 or Pyleb@usd231.com. All meetings will be held virtually during seminar. Links will be sent to students who sign up closer to the meeting date.



To request a transcript click on the link: Transcript select menu, counseling, and select transcript request. Please allow 5 school days for requests to be processed. Please limit to ONE request per form.


Want to check up on your students grades, attendance, and fees? You can find this information in Skyward. If you have problems logging into your account please contact the office for assistance.


Jan Bechard - 9th grade/ A-Z - bechardj@usd231.com

Stephanie Church - 10-12/ A-G - churchs@usd231.com

Jason Porter - 10-12/ H-O - porterj@usd231.com

Chris Hansen - 10-12/P-Z - hansen2@usd231.com

Trails Holiday Cards 2020

Your TRAILS Young Adults have been working hard to produce new designs for our holiday card/gift tag sale.
All cards are produced by the young adults in the Transition Readiness And Independent Living Skills program.

Suggested donation is $1/card or $5 for 6 cards and $.50 tag or $5 for 12 tags. All donations will go to the TRAILS program.
To place your order, complete one of the following:
*Fill out the form at this link: Card Order Form
* Send an email to trailsenterprise@usd231.com - include the number of cards and your contact information
*Complete the form below and return to TRAILS @ GEHS (Inter-school mail) or TRAILS, 420 N. Buckeye, Gardner, KS 66030


Once your order has been placed you will be contacted by a young adult to confirm. All holiday orders must be received no later than December 7th, 2020.

Click on the PDF below to see all details.

ABOUT US

Principal - Frank Bell

Asst. Principal Gr. 10-12/ Athletic Director - Scott Peavey

Asst. Principal Gr. 10-12/ Activities Director - Kelsey Bakalar

Asst. Principal Gr. 10-12/ Alt School Director - Tony Taylor

Asst. Principal Gr. 9 - Melissa Veatch

Adm. Intern - Tanner Rainbolt