School and education

Basehor prepares to “Boom with Pride”
July 1, 2015
Chuck Wilderson of Basehor PRIDE says “Booming with PRIDE,” the theme for this year’s 4th of July activities in Basehor, refers to more than just civic support and national patriotism — it’s also about how the city has grown.
Special Basehor-Linwood BOE meeting set
June 25, 2015
Basehor-Linwood USD 458 will have a special meeting of the Board of Education at 6 p.m. today to close out its fiscal year.
Basehor-Linwood Middle School lists 4th quarter honor roll
June 11, 2015
Basehor-Linwood Middle School has released its fourth quarter Gold and Purple honor rolls for the 2014-15 school year.
BLHS lists final honor roll of 2014-15
June 11, 2015
Basehor-Linwood High School has released the Bobcat and Gold honor rolls for the fourth quarter of the 2014-15 school year.
Historic endeavor: BLHS students head to national competition
June 11, 2015
On June 29, 1956, President Dwight D. Eisenhower signed the Federal-Aid Highway Act, creating a 41,000-mile network of interstate highways spanning the nation.
Basehor accordionist shares ‘alien’ instrument with grade schoolers
June 2, 2015
Playing the accordion is no mean feat — a fact Frank Palcher knows all too well. “It’s not an easy instrument to learn, and a lot of people don’t really have a feel for it, for what it takes to do it,” the Basehor resident says.
Basehor, Bonner area students receive collegiate honors
May 29, 2015
The following are Basehor and Bonner Springs area residents recently recognized with various honors at their college or university.
End of an era: BLHS teacher says goodbye after 35 years
May 20, 2015
Susan Mayberry remembers Mary Myer as one of her favorite teachers when she was a student at Basehor-Linwood High School.
USD 458 employee becomes 2015 district graduate
May 20, 2015
When Joan’ll Montague attended Washington High School in Kansas City, Kan., in the 1990s, English was her favorite subject.
Class of 2015: BLHS senior says organization is the key
May 14, 2015
Kennedy Bowers is more than prepared to make the transition from Basehor-Linwood High School Bobcat to Kansas State University Wildcat, and she says that is largely thanks to the education she received at BLHS.
USD 458 receives good bond news
May 13, 2015
It was announced at Monday ’s Basehor-Linwood USD 458 Board of Education meeting that the school board did indeed keep its promise regarding the 2015 bond issue.
BLHS Jazz Night to raise funds for band program
April 29, 2015
Basehor-Linwood High School’s jazz band is unique — with 75 students involved in marching band, the school also has 42 students separated into two jazz bands.
Face to Face: Basehor High principal Sherry Reeves
April 28, 2015
Basehor-Linwood High School principal Sherry Reeves shares a little bit about herself in this week’s Face to Face column.
BLHS student earns first in state academic competition
April 23, 2015
Three Basehor-Linwood High School students attended the FCCLA State meeting April 13-14 in Wichita, one of them earning a gold medal.
Retirement celebration set for USD 458 bus coordinator
April 20, 2015
A retirement celebration will be held next month in honor of Cheryl Blackburn, bus coordinator for Basehor-Linwood USD 458.

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