School and education

Fundraiser aids students with backpacks, supplies
September 16, 2014
Reece and Nichols’ back-to-school fundraiser continues.
Basehor-area students noted as Kansas Honor Scholars
September 15, 2014
Nineteen Basehor-Linwood High School students will be honored Sept. 24 by the University of Kansas Alumni Association and KU Endowment.
Basehor-area service organization BLAS marks 20 years
September 11, 2014
Even after 20 years of serving those in need in Basehor-Linwood USD 458, Basehor-Linwood Assistance Services has a certain level of obscurity.
Basehor student named National Merit semi-finalist
September 10, 2014
A Basehor-Linwood High School student has been named among the semifinalists in the 2015 National Merit Scholarship program.
Basehor-Linwood school officials recognized
September 8, 2014
Several USD 458 officials have been honored by the Kansas Association of School Boards for participation in training programs.
5 area students on PSU’s spring 2014 honor roll
June 20, 2014
Pittsburg State University has listed five area students on its honor rolls for the 2014 spring semester.
Basehor, Bonner area students named to JCCC honor rolls
June 17, 2014
Many area students were listed on Johnson County Community College’s student honor rolls for the 2014 spring semester.
Two area students on Upper Iowa University honor list
June 6, 2014
Upper Iowa University included two area students on its 2013-14 Dean’s List.
USM honor list includes Basehor, Bonner students
June 6, 2014
The University of St. Mary’s 2014 Spring Dean’s Honor List includes several area students.
Basehor, Bonner students graduate from Emporia State University
May 20, 2014
Several area students were among the more than 600 students participating in Saturday’s Emporia State University commencement ceremony.
Basehor, Bonner area students earn degrees at KU
May 16, 2014
Several area students are included among nearly 4,450 candidates for degree from the Kansas University this spring. The 142nd Commencement at KU will be Sunday.
Basehor, Bonner teachers say students flourishing with Common Core math
May 15, 2014
Teachers from Basehor-Linwood and Bonner Springs school districts say their students are excelling in Common Core math curriculum. Amy Irvin of Glenwood Ridge Elementary in Basehor says, “I have students answering word problems that two years ago they never would have gotten.”
Basehor, Bonner residents among PSU graduates
May 2, 2014
Some Basehor and Bonner Springs residents are among the 1,100 students expected to participate in Pittsburg State University’s spring commencement exercises on May 9 and 10.
Bonner native on 2nd place KU team in state math competition
April 22, 2014
University of Kansas undergraduate students took first and second place in the team competition as well as individual awards at the ninth Kansas Collegiate Math Competition, March 29 at Emporia State University, and a Bonner Springs native was a member of the second-place team.
Phippen to wrestle with Pan Am team in Brazil
April 18, 2014
Several months remain before Cody Phippen’s first high school wrestling season, but his resume already rivals those of most athletes twice his age.

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