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Basehor-Linwood search for coaches heats up
February 26, 2004
There are two coaching vacancies at Basehor-Linwood High School. This week, school officials said they’re close to filling at least one of them.
Sewer rate scale under study
February 26, 2004
The Basehor City Council is considering a scale that would assess sewer rates for commercial areas differently than residential areas.
New hire’s first day is delayed
February 26, 2004
Basehor residents will have to wait before getting a chance to meet David Fuqua, the recently hired city administrator.
Journalists from BLHS state-bound
February 26, 2004
Ten Basehor-Linwood High School students will compete in eight different competitions in the Kansas Scholastic Press Association’s state journalism competition May 1 at the University of Kansas.
Appeals board set to hear its first case
February 26, 2004
The revamped Basehor Board of Zoning Appeals will decide on an issue for the first time at its meetting March 2.
Kindergarten Roundup planned for April
February 26, 2004
All three kindergarten schools in the Basehor-Linwood School District will host kindergarten roundup sessions in April.
Basehor looking into ties with sport complex
February 26, 2004
The city of Basehor will begin exploring in coming weeks the feasibility of aligning with the Basehor Athletic Association’s Field of Dreams sports complex.
Basehor’s Maples subdivision back before planning commission
February 26, 2004
The debate concerning the future of the proposed Maples subdivision and the neighborhoods surrounding it will resume next week. The Basehor Planning Commission will meet March 2 to decide on the development’s preliminary plat.
Board discusses middle school issues
February 26, 2004
The Basehor-Linwood School Board met Wednesday evening to discuss educational and facility issues at Basehor-Linwood Middle School.
Approved library bond issue would increase mill levy 7.79 mills
Voters living within library district will vote April 6
February 26, 2004
Voters residing within the Basehor Community Library District, which covers approximately 50 square miles, will have the option to vote during an April 6 library bond issue.
Education law focuses on testing
February 26, 2004
Editor’s note: This is the first story in a three-part series examining the No Child Left Behind Act, and its effects on administrators, teachers and students in the Basehor-Linwood School District.
Passions run high over ‘The Passion’
Advanced screening of controversial film receives mixed response
February 26, 2004
During prayer services Monday night following advance screenings of the controversial film, “The Passion of the Christ,” 50 to 75 people raised their hands seeking a relationship with Jesus Christ.
Opinion: Bush league
February 26, 2004
While milling around town recently, I ran into someone who asked me a curious question.
Bobcats win final home game
That made our season”
February 26, 2004
Last week, the Bobcats became the team they hoped to be all season long. In the seniors’ last home game, Basehor earned a stirring 61-52 victory over the Holton Wildcats, who started the season 10-3.
3 Bobcats headed to state
February 26, 2004
The season ended for most of the Basehor-Linwood High School wrestlers at the regional tournament at Hiawatha High School last weekend. But three Bobcats will be going on to represent the school on the state’s biggest stage this weekend.
Jewish leader says film tags Jews as ‘bad guys’
February 26, 2004
Intended or not, a Christian filmmaker again has gone too far in portraying Jesus’ crucifixion as a black mark on the Jewish faith, a local religious leader says.
School Board to decide on sixth-grade center
District advisory council recommends formation of new school
February 26, 2004
Next month, the Basehor-Linwood School Board will decide whether a building at 155th Street and Leavenworth Road will be refitted into a school to house all sixth-grade students in the district by next year.