School and education

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.
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.