School and education

2 USD 204 board members would be unable to serve under proposed law
October 7, 2015
A proposed state law that would increase limitations on who could serve on boards of education likely would have a big impact on local school boards.
Face to Face: Basehor teacher Barb Forbes
October 7, 2015
Barb Forbes, second grade teacher at Glenwood Ridge Elementary, is the focus of this week’s Face to Face column.
BLHS students named 2015 ‘Honor Scholars’
September 17, 2015
Students from Basehor-Linwood High School and other Leavenworth County schools were named Kansas Honor Scholars by the University of Kansas Alumni Association and KU Endowment in a ceremony held Wednesday.
Education Foundation golf tourney set Sept. 18
September 10, 2015
The Basehor-Linwood Education Foundation will host the 12th Annual Scholarship Golf Classic on Sept. 18 at Falcon Lakes Golf Course, 4605 Clubhouse Dr., Basehor.
Basehor police to enforce seat belt laws next week
September 10, 2015
Beginning next week, the Basehor Police Department will join other Kansas law enforcement agencies in being extra vigilant when patrolling around schools.
New high school websites aren’t supported by schools
September 9, 2015
A company is buying up domain names related to local high schools, but some school districts want to make it clear that the sites are not sanctioned by the schools.
Basehor sophomore continues experience with Youth Symphony
September 3, 2015
As a fourth grader, Tristan McGehee saw the appeal to learning an instrument like the violin.
Bonner schools’ request for additional funding denied; Basehor-Linwood receives half of funding requested
August 26, 2015
Basehor-Linwood USD 458 Monday learned it will receive a little more than half of the extraordinary need funding it requested from the state, but Bonner Springs-Edwardsville USD 204 won’t receive any additional funding.
Basehor, Bonner school districts seek additional state funds
August 18, 2015
As the 2015-16 school year begins, concerns local superintendents expressed in the spring have proven true: with enrollment increases, both districts now are seeking additional state aid.
Lyric Opera returns to BLHS for workshop
August 12, 2015
The Basehor-Linwood Education Foundation has partnered with the Lyric Opera of Kansas City again to present Kids in Opera: Carmen workshop for students grades kindergarten through 12.
Basehor-Linwood High to provide laptops for all students
July 28, 2015
Basehor-Linwood USD 458 is preparing to launch a 1:1 laptop initiative at Basehor-Linwood High School this fall that will equip all students in grades nine through 12 with a MacBook Air provided by the district.
BLHS duo to take stage at WyCo Fair
July 21, 2015
The Wyandotte County Fair will have a little bit of a Basehor-Linwood flair on Wednesday.
Wyandotte County fair adds go kart racing to events
July 13, 2015
As the Wyandotte County Fair continues to rebuild and familiarize attendees with its “new” fairgrounds, it is adding a new feature that it hopes will serve to do both.
KU spring honor rolls include Basehor, Bonner area students
July 8, 2015
Several area students were among those named to the honor rolls at Kansas University for the 2015 spring semester.
Basehor student qualifies for motocross championships
July 8, 2015
Brody Cook, a student at Glenwood Ridge Elementary School, has qualified for the AMA Amateur National Motocross Championship for the third year in a row.