School and education

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.
Kansas among few states that cut funding to universities
July 16, 2013
37 states funded universities at higher lever for next fiscal year
Area residents named to KU spring 2013 honor roll
July 11, 2013
About 4,450 undergraduate students at Kansas University earned honor roll distinction for the spring 2013 semester, including several area students.
BLHS grad pays homage to great uncle through book
July 10, 2013
Niki Svenson didn’t legitimately start writing until she was 15, but even at an early age, she had a pen in her hand.
Kansas to study honoring out-of-state teacher licenses
July 9, 2013
Kansas current licensure standards viewed as stringent
Emporia State honors 3 local students
July 8, 2013
Emporia State University released its honor roll for the Spring 2013 semester, including some local students.
Basehor children’s librarian named Citizen of the Year
July 5, 2013
Vickey Long is quite popular with the children of Basehor, so upon being announced as the city’s 2013 Citizen of the Year, it was only fitting that she received hugs from several of them.
Stubbs named to dean’s list
July 2, 2013
Austin John Stubbs of Basehor was named to the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Deans’ List/Honor Roll for the spring semester of the 2012-13 academic year.
Basehor teen pursues passion through Theatre in the Park role
June 26, 2013
For Kellie Goss, a 2013 Basehor-Linwood High School graduate, working nine-to-five isn’t “a way to make a living,” it’s a way to explore one of her passions.