School and education

Area students now KU grads
December 18, 2015
Several area students were among the more than 1,250 candidates for degree from Kansas University this fall.
Basehor elementary students selected for state choir
December 18, 2015
Seven Basehor-Linwood USD 458 students were among the 160 selected from across the state for the new All-State Elementary Honor Choir.
USD 458 reviews plans for BLHS technical center, other construction
December 15, 2015
The Basehor-Linwood High School tech center is beginning to take shape — at least on paper.
Tammy Potts named Basehor chamber’s Citizen of the Year
December 4, 2015
Tammy Potts was named the 2015 Basehor Citizen of the Year Award Thursday at the Basehor Chamber of Commerce’s Community Christmas Silent Auction and Dinner.
BLAS continues to add families to Christmas ‘Adopt-A-Family’ program
November 23, 2015
Each year, Debbie Dearinger gets to see the benefits of the Basehor community’s Christmas spirit of giving first-hand.
BSHS grad creates website to promote prep athletes
November 18, 2015
A Bonner Springs High School graduate has created a business that he hopes will help high school athletes seeking athletic scholarships for college.
USD 204 receives more than expected ‘extraordinary needs’ funding
Additional funds for Basehor reduced
November 17, 2015
Bonner Springs-Edwardsville USD 204 now will receive much more than it expected in funding for its increased enrollment.
Basehor VFW announces student contest winners
November 12, 2015
The Bob Wiley Memorial Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 11499 of Basehor has announced its local winners of the VFW’s annual Voice of Democracy contest for high school students and Patriot’s Pen national contest for middle school students.
USD 458 board reviews culinary program, other high school developments
November 10, 2015
The new culinary arts program at Basehor-Linwood High School is already serving up some tasty results, along with some unexpected career turning points for some students.
Basehor 3rd graders conduct mock city council meeting
November 4, 2015
The students visited City Hall Monday and Wednesday for City Government Day, learning about the police department in addition to putting on a mock city council meeting
USD 458 students accepted into honor choirs
November 4, 2015
Twelve Basehor-Linwood middle and high school students were accepted into honor choirs for the American Choral Director’s Association Southwest Division Conference.
Basehor, Bonner schools to close for Royals parade
November 2, 2015
Bonner Springs-Edwardsville USD 204 announced at noon that it would join several other metropolitan school districts in canceling school tomorrow in light of the Kansas City Royals’ victory in the World Series.
Basehor-Linwood High students organize blood drive
October 28, 2015
Basehor-Linwood High School will host a blood drive from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday in the gymnasium, organized by the Health Science Pathway students.
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.