School and education

Basehor, Bonner teachers say students flourishing with Common Core math
May 15, 2014
Teachers from Basehor-Linwood and Bonner Springs school districts say their students are excelling in Common Core math curriculum. Amy Irvin of Glenwood Ridge Elementary in Basehor says, “I have students answering word problems that two years ago they never would have gotten.”
Basehor, Bonner residents among PSU graduates
May 2, 2014
Some Basehor and Bonner Springs residents are among the 1,100 students expected to participate in Pittsburg State University’s spring commencement exercises on May 9 and 10.
Bonner native on 2nd place KU team in state math competition
April 22, 2014
University of Kansas undergraduate students took first and second place in the team competition as well as individual awards at the ninth Kansas Collegiate Math Competition, March 29 at Emporia State University, and a Bonner Springs native was a member of the second-place team.
Phippen to wrestle with Pan Am team in Brazil
April 18, 2014
Several months remain before Cody Phippen’s first high school wrestling season, but his resume already rivals those of most athletes twice his age.
Bonner’s New Century Club looks to step into 21st century
March 5, 2014
A service organization unique to Bonner Springs and more than 100 years old is making an effort to remind the community that it is still here and ready to help.
Local student awarded ‘Golden Gorilla’ at PSU
March 4, 2014
Nicole Bishop, a graduate of Basehor-Linwood High School, has earned the Golden Gorilla Award at Pittsburg State University.
Basehor, Bonner area students named on KU honor rolls
March 4, 2014
Kansas University recently announced students who earned honor roll distinction for the fall 2013 semester.
ESU honor list includes 3 local students
February 19, 2014
Three area students are among the 570 listed on Emporia State University’s honor roll for the fall 2013 semester.
Pitt State honor rolls include Basehor, Bonner students
February 19, 2014
Several area students were listed on Pittsburg State University’s honor rolls for the 2013 fall semester.
Basehor-Linwood schools closed for second day, frigid temperatures to follow snow
12:50 p.m., February 3, 2014 Updated 09:33 a.m.
The Basehor-Linwood School district announced Tuesday afternoon the second consecutive school cancellation because of this week’s winter snow storm.
USM lists Basehor, Bonner students on honor roll
January 24, 2014
The University of Saint Mary announced its fall 2013 Dean’s Honor Roll for students who had a grade point average of 3.5 or better.
Basehor, Bonner area students on JCCC honor rolls
January 24, 2014
Johnson County Community College listed several Basehor and Bonner Springs area students on its 2013 fall semester honor rolls.
2 area students on FHSU deans list
January 15, 2014
Fort Hays State University deans announced two area students among the 1,111 undergraduate students on the fall 2013 Deans Honor Roll.
Rivals put rivalry aside for bigger cause
December 18, 2013
A gym that would normally be filled with black and orange on any given night was instead filled with purple when Bonner Springs High hosted Basehor-Linwood High.