School and education

ACT scores discussed at Basehor school board meeting
September 11, 2013
Basehor-Linwood High School’s composite ACT score has increased for the third consecutive year, and specifics of the 2012-13 test results were discussed in detail at Monday’s school board meeting.
Area moms provide birthdays for those in need
September 11, 2013
Two area women have made it their mission to ensure that every child gets cake and a present on their birthday.
Go Dog Go walk to raise funds for area humane society
September 11, 2013
Go Dog Go 2013, a walk for dogs and their owners benefiting the Leavenworth County Humane Society, is set for 8:30 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 21, at Basehor-Linwood High School, 2108 N. 155th St.
BLEF golf tournament gearing up for 10th year
September 4, 2013
In 2004, members of the Basehor-Linwood Education Foundation came up with an idea for a fundraiser. A decade later, that idea has evolved into one of the foundation’s premier annual events.
Basehor-Linwood High School increases ACT score
August 28, 2013
For the third time in as many years, Basehor-Linwood High School has seen an increase in its composite ACT score, the district recently announced in a release.
BLHS grad receives masters
August 21, 2013
Erin (Staab) Dunn, a 2002 graduate of Basehor-Linwood High School, recently graduated from the University of Houston with a master’s degree in curriculum and instruction. She was one of more than 4,400 graduates recognized at UH’s spring commencement in May.
BLHS mixed chorus bound for state convention
August 21, 2013
The last year has been somewhat of a roller coaster for the Basehor-Linwood High School mixed chorus, but the 2013-14 school year recently started off on a high note.
Basehor school board introduces new teachers, approves budget
02:02 p.m., August 14, 2013 Updated 02:37 p.m.
The Basehor-Linwood school district’s new teachers were introduced Monday at the school board’s monthly meeting at the district offices. The district will have 15 new teachers ranging from elementary school to high school in 2013-14.
Local groups welcome new teachers to Basehor-Linwood
August 7, 2013
New teachers within the Basehor-Linwood school district got their first in-depth look at the district’s inner-workings when they congregated Monday and Tuesday for a series of welcome events.
House’s top budget writer says legislators will have lots of questions for higher education officials
August 6, 2013
Usefulness of student meetings questioned
Date set for scholarship golf tourney
04:51 p.m., July 30, 2013 Updated 01:51 p.m.
The Basehor-Linwood Education Foundation is set to host its 10th annual Scholarship Golf Classic. This year’s tournament is scheduled for Sept. 20 at Falcon Lakes Golf Course.
KU offering new science master’s program in Overland Park
July 23, 2013
Program is to prepare students for scientific jobs in the business world
Baker Wetlands manager dismantles boardwalk he built as a Boy Scout
July 23, 2013
Walkway removed to make room for extension of South Lawrence Trafficway
USD 458 school board elects officers for 2013-14
July 16, 2013
Officers have been elected for the 2013-14 USD 458 board of education, which had its first official meeting Monday at the district offices.