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Gardner Edgerton students get the news to you.

The Blazer

Gardner Edgerton students get the news to you.

The Blazer


A graphic of the topic of abortion being discussed in the Supreme Court.

Supreme Court Draft Leaks, Revealing the Possibility of the Overturn of Roe v. Wade

Olivia Steele and Cayla Peacher May 4, 2022

Amidst Met Gala outfit judging and catching up on the Depp v. Heard case, the Internet became an even more talkative place as it was leaked Monday night that the Supreme Court drafted an opinion to overturn...

Students in class at GEHS.

OPINION: Learning Should Stay Online

Isaac Peterson, Reporter April 18, 2022

COVID hit Kansas around March 7, 2020, and a little after it hit our schools and gave superintendents and administrators a big issue: How will we teach students? Online schooling was the best option at...

A graphic of someone suffering with body image issues due to diet and exercise culture.

OPINION: Diet and Exercise Culture Harms Teenagers

Amara Whited, Copy Editor April 17, 2022

The culture surrounding diets and exercises, especially in various P.E. classes, can be harmful to the mental and physical health of teenagers. The expectations of young girls and boys to stay young has...

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...

The Blazerette dance team.

Blazerettes Prepare For Annual Spring Show in April

Cayla Peacher, Reporter April 6, 2022

The Blazerette dance team will be hosting their annual Spring Show this month on Friday, April 22. The Spring Show will be the Blazerettes’ first performance since their tough competition at Nationals...

Elyea Soileau with some of her favorite records, including artists Taylor Swift, Harry Styles and Lorde.

Taylor Swift, Harry Styles and Lorde Shock Fans by Mass-Releasing Projects

Olivia Steele and Cayla Peacher March 30, 2022

This past week has been a busy week for the music industry, most notably with well-known artists Taylor Swift, Harry Styles and Lorde. Swift announced a new single on March 22, “Carolina”,  written...

A group of ping pong club members.

Ping Pong Club Returns After Hiatus

Turner Brown, Entertainment Editor March 30, 2022

After a few years of not holding practices, Ping Pong club is back once again, welcoming new members. The club is sponsored by coaches and social studies teachers Matthew Mayekse and Derrick Abromeit,...

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...

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