School and education

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.
Basehor-Linwood USD 458 board sets special meeting
April 17, 2015
Basehor-Linwood USD 458’s Board of Education will meet in special session at 6 p.m. Monday in the Lou Haney Board of Education Meeting Room.
Basehor-Linwood Middle School names new principal
April 14, 2015
At Monday’s USD 458 Board of Education meeting, the board approved the appointment of Amy Garver as principal at Basehor-Linwood Middle School for the 2015-16 school year.
USD 458 Education Foundation begins ‘Major Saver’ fundraiser
April 9, 2015
The Basehor-Linwood Education Foundation’s discount card fundraiser begins next week.
BLHS senior noted among incoming Pitt State students
April 1, 2015
Basehor-Linwood High School senior Quinnlyn Walcott was among 37 future freshmen selected for Pittsburg State University’s fall Honors College.
USD 458 bond issue supporters make final push
April 1, 2015
Though it has been stated many times, supporters of a $16 million bond issue for USD 458 want to make one thing clear: it will not raise property taxes.
Basehor, Bonner districts agree: Block grant funding unfair
March 26, 2015
David Howard said that there are so many moving parts to education funding in Kansas right now that it’s hard to make any plans to take action, even if it is almost sure that school districts will have to make budget cuts.
Basehor-Linwood students cover state tourney run with help from community
March 17, 2015
As the community rallied to support the Basehor-Linwood High School boys basketball team’s trip to the 4A state championship, they even helped out the BLHS student newspaper.
Basehor-Linwood schools developing smart phone app
March 11, 2015
Members of the Basehor and Linwood communities will be able to keep track happenings in USD 458 beginning later this month with a new app on their Smartphone or iPad.
Basehor-Linwood schools announce kindergarten roundups
March 10, 2015
Basehor-Linwood USD 458 elementary schools have announced their Kindergarten Roundup events for children who will turn 5 years old by Aug. 31.
Basehor-area Legislator seeks Common Core comments
March 10, 2015
In advance of a hearing on the fate of Common Core before the House Education Committee on Wednesday, March 11, committee member Rep. Willie Dove announced via email that he is conducting an informal poll of his constituents on whether they want to see the controversial program continued in the state.