School and education

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.
Bonner’s New Century Club looks to step into 21st century
March 5, 2014
A service organization unique to Bonner Springs and more than 100 years old is making an effort to remind the community that it is still here and ready to help.
Local student awarded ‘Golden Gorilla’ at PSU
March 4, 2014
Nicole Bishop, a graduate of Basehor-Linwood High School, has earned the Golden Gorilla Award at Pittsburg State University.
Basehor, Bonner area students named on KU honor rolls
March 4, 2014
Kansas University recently announced students who earned honor roll distinction for the fall 2013 semester.
ESU honor list includes 3 local students
February 19, 2014
Three area students are among the 570 listed on Emporia State University’s honor roll for the fall 2013 semester.
Pitt State honor rolls include Basehor, Bonner students
February 19, 2014
Several area students were listed on Pittsburg State University’s honor rolls for the 2013 fall semester.
Basehor-Linwood schools closed for second day, frigid temperatures to follow snow
12:50 p.m., February 3, 2014 Updated 09:33 a.m.
The Basehor-Linwood School district announced Tuesday afternoon the second consecutive school cancellation because of this week’s winter snow storm.
USM lists Basehor, Bonner students on honor roll
January 24, 2014
The University of Saint Mary announced its fall 2013 Dean’s Honor Roll for students who had a grade point average of 3.5 or better.
Basehor, Bonner area students on JCCC honor rolls
January 24, 2014
Johnson County Community College listed several Basehor and Bonner Springs area students on its 2013 fall semester honor rolls.
2 area students on FHSU deans list
January 15, 2014
Fort Hays State University deans announced two area students among the 1,111 undergraduate students on the fall 2013 Deans Honor Roll.
Rivals put rivalry aside for bigger cause
December 18, 2013
A gym that would normally be filled with black and orange on any given night was instead filled with purple when Bonner Springs High hosted Basehor-Linwood High.
Brownback proposes state fully fund all-day kindergarten
December 17, 2013
The state currently provides funding for half-day of kindergarten
BLHS, BSHS team up to raise funds for ailing local teen
November 22, 2013
Bonner Springs High School and Basehor-Linwood High School will team up next month to raise money and awareness for a local student diagnosed with a fatal disease.
Lumber business credits 50 years of success to customer service
October 23, 2013
Looking at the small building and handful of outbuildings that comprise Vesta Lee Lumber, it’s not obvious just how much the lumber yard and appliance store has to offer.

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