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Student Spotlight: Brooklyn Waswa

Student Spotlight: Brooklyn Waswa

Serge Otiankouya, Reporter September 16, 2022

Brooklyn Waswa, also known as B-Money is a junior and he enjoys making TikToks, dancing, and being a football manager so he can hang out with the guys during his free time. Brooklyn’s hidden talent is...

Humans of GEHS

Humans of GEHS

April 28, 2022


A collage of pictures from Osborn and Leikers trips.

Social Studies Teachers Share Their Study Abroad Experiences

Olivia Steele April 13, 2022

Walking along the Champs-Élysées in Paris, France during her junior year of high school, Deb 0sborn looked over into a café window and saw none other than Aerosmith’s Steven Tyler and Joe Perry sitting...

Ashley Gorney with her family at the Dig Pink volleyball game in October.

Community Rallies Around Gorney Family After Ashley Gorney’s Passing

Cayla Peacher, Reporter April 8, 2022

After a long battle with breast cancer, on March 10, 2022, the Gardner-Edgerton family lost a lively soul and the most compassionate human, Ashley Gorney. Mrs. Gorney taught Spanish 2 and 4 at GEHS for...

Two students in TOPS class.

TOPS Class Provides a Way For Students to Connect Through Peer Support

McKenzie Sullivan March 29, 2022

A way for students to connect, TOPS is a class to bring students with and without disabilities together. The class gives students an opportunity to learn and celebrate the differences in their peers and...

The softball and baseball teams side by side.

Players Feeling Optimistic as Spring Seasons Begin

Amara Whited, Copy Editor March 25, 2022

Coming down off a tense and competitive 2021 season, this year's baseball and softball teams have a lot on their plates: incoming teammates to get to know, a newfound chance for winning the state tournament...

Alyssa Rutherford during a wrestling match.

Alyssa Rutherford Receives Presidential Scholarship from Ottawa University

Lindsey Babcock, Reporter March 22, 2022

Senior Alyssa Rutherford has received a full ride scholarship from Ottawa University after passing intense tests and challenges. Rutherford had always known she’d wanted to go to college. However, Ottawa...

A group of CNA students in class.

Healthcare Heroes on the Rise Through CNA Class

Cayla Peacher, Reporter March 20, 2022

Students at GEHS have been working behind the scenes to become future healthcare heroes through a course offered by Johnson County Community College called the Certified Nursing Assistant course (CNA)....

Photo of Evadean Sanders during Interview over her movie review webpage, Cinemas Scoops.

Senior Evadean Sanders Grows Internet Following Through Movie Reviewing

Rachel Owens, Reporter March 17, 2022

Senior Evadean Sanders is a podcaster, horror movie fanatic and a website creator. She started reviewing movies for her website during quarantine in 2020. “I started a website to review movies during...

Senior Luka Majstorovic cooking in a kitchen.

Culinary Competitors Win Bronze

Amara Whited, Copy Editor March 9, 2022

On February 14, a select few students from Chef Anne Cort’s culinary classes went to Johnson County Community College to compete in a cooking competition. At stake was possible scholarship money for...

Heidi Gunderson holding a violin

Heidi Gunderson’s First Year at GEHS

Isaac Peterson, Reporter March 9, 2022

Orchestra teacher Heidi Gunderson began teaching at GEHS this year. Being at a new school, she made it important to make her teaching as effective as possible. “I always like to have a plan when I...

Gardner-Edgerton Advanced Robotics team at regional contests for FIRST at the Metropolitan Community College in Kansas City, Missouri on February 5, 2022.

GEAR Team Reaches Semifinals in the 2022 FIRST Competition

Alyssa Huffmaster, Nicholas Belcher, and Kaila Burnside February 16, 2022

On Saturday, February 6, the Gardner-Edgerton Advanced Robotics (G.E.A.R.) team made it to semifinals, placing 6th overall out of 24 teams in the 2022 FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science...

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