School and education

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.
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.