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The Basehor-Linwood school district's administrative offices, and the school board meeting room, are located at 2008 N. 155th St.

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Basehor-Linwood School District refinances bonds

Through refinancing three bonds, district tax payers will see a $1.36 million savings.

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Basehor-Linwood school board considers opting out of state assessments

The Basehor-Linwood USD 458 School Board considered opting out of the state's reading and math assessment tests because of technical difficulties with the Kansas University testing website.

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Basehor-Linwood teachers to get new laptops after schools OK technology buy

The USD 458 School Board approved several technology purchases Monday night, including new Apple laptop computers for the district's teachers.

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Basehor-Linwood school board mulls 2014 budget decisions

The Basehor-Linwood School District Board of Education is looking at funding several improvement projects next year but must decide soon which are a priority.

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School board recommends teacher negotiation, due process rights to KASB

The Basehor-Linwood school board plans to support legislation that would limit the bargaining power of teachers unions.

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School board members learn more about virtual school

Basehor-Linwood school board members learned a little bit more about the district’s virtual school at its meeting Monday night.

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Students, teachers recognized for accomplishments at meeting

Basehor-Linwood School Board members took time to recognize the accomplishments of students and teachers at their meeting Monday night.

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Basehor-Linwood School Board agenda: May 13

The Basehor-Linwood School Board meets at 6 p.m. on the second Monday of each month at the district offices, 2008 N. 155th St. in Basehor.

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BLHS seniors awarded community scholarships

After years of hard work inside the classroom and out, Basehor-Linwood High School seniors were honored with community scholarships April 24.

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School board approves new fees

Basehor-Linwood Board of Education approved its 2013-2014 fees at its meeting Monday night, with the biggest change being a fee for summer strength and conditioning.

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School board agenda: April 8

The Basehor-Linwood school board meets at 6 p.m. on the second Monday of each month at the district offices, 2008 N. 155th St. in Basehor.

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Basehor-Linwood School Board agenda: March 11

The Basehor-Linwood school board meets at 6 p.m. on the second Monday of each month at the district offices, 2008 N. 155th St. in Basehor.

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Virtual school enrollment open for 2013-14

Enrollment for the Basehor-Linwood Virtual School 2013-14 school year is now open for new and returning students, and all textbook fees are waived for enrollees.

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USD 458 cancels class Wednesday

Basehor-Linwood USD 458 has canceled classes Wednesday, Feb. 27.

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School board approves principals' contracts, calendar

Basehor-Linwood School Board approved the 2013-14 school year calendar and all principals’ contracts at its meeting Monday night.

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School board agenda: Feb. 11

The Basehor-Linwood school board meets at 6 p.m. on the second Monday of each month at the district offices, 2008 N. 155th St. in Basehor.

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School board discusses emergency plan, new class

Superintendent David Howard updated school board members Monday on the district’s emergency operations plan, saying the plan is continually improved and adapted to a multitude of scenarios.

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School board agenda: Jan. 14

The Basehor-Linwood school board meets at 6 p.m. on the second Monday of each month at the district offices, 2008 N. 155th St. in Basehor.

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School board approves redistricting

Almost 1,700 Basehor residents will need to prepare to vote in a new member district for school board elections this spring.

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Board’s bond refunding takes hit from market

Changes in the bond market caused the Basehor School Board to lose out on about $135,000 in savings during its bond refunding efforts this week.

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School board agenda: Dec. 10

The Basehor-Linwood school board meets at 6 p.m. on the second Monday of each month at the district offices, 2008 N. 155th St. in Basehor.

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School board examines class ranking, new courses

Basehor School Board members discussed new courses, career pathways and class rankings at its meeting Monday night.

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Basehor-Linwood school board agenda: Nov. 12

The Basehor-Linwood school board meets at 6 p.m. on the second Monday of each month at the district offices, 2008 N. 155th St. in Basehor.

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Education initiatives mean changes to the traditional school day

The school day will look a little different not only in Basehor, but across the state and nation, after two new initiatives are implemented during the next couple of years.

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Basehor-Linwood School Board meeting agenda: Oct. 8

The Basehor-Linwood school board meets at 6 p.m. on the second Monday of each month at the district offices, 2008 N. 155th St. in Basehor.

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School district earns 35 Standards of Excellence

Basehor-Linwood School District earned 35 Standards of Excellence this week after scoring well on standardized tests.

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USD 458 School Board discusses long-range goals

The Basehor-Linwood school board discussed its ideas for long-range projects and upgrades to district facilities at its meeting Monday night.

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Basehor-Linwood school board agenda: Sept. 10

The Basehor-Linwood school board meets at 6 p.m. on the second Monday of each month at the district offices, 2008 N. 155th St. in Basehor.

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Basehor-Linwood budget lowers mill levy slightly

With the 2012-13 school year set to begin in a few days, the Basehor-Linwood school board on Monday approved a budget for the year that will decrease property owners’ tax burden slightly.

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USD 458 school board's schedule calls for no meetings in Linwood

If the schedule holds, the Basehor-Linwood school board will have each of its regular monthly meetings in 2012-13 in Basehor —and none in Linwood.

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Basehor-Linwood school board agenda: July 9

The Basehor-Linwood school board meets at 6 p.m. on the second Monday of each month. This month's meeting will be at the district offices, 2008 N. 155th St. in Basehor.

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USD 458 school board meeting to close out year

The Basehor-Linwood school board will meet briefly Thursday to formally close the 2011-12 school year.

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Basehor-Linwood schools giving teachers biggest raise in four years

The Basehor-Linwood school district will make use of a state funding increase to give its teachers their biggest across-the-board raise in four years.

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Basehor-Linwood school board agenda: June 11

The Basehor-Linwood school board meets at 6 p.m. on the second Monday of each month. This month's meeting will be at the district offices, 2008 N. 155th St. in Basehor.

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Basehor-Linwood school board hires teachers in special meeting

During a special meeting Wednesday evening, the Basehor-Linwood school board voted to hire two teachers for the 2012-13 school year.

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Basehor-Linwood sixth-graders getting iPads in fall

After years of discussion about embracing technology in the classroom, the Basehor-Linwood school board put its money where its mouth is on Monday.

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Basehor-Linwood school board agenda: May 14

The Basehor-Linwood school board meets at 6 p.m. on the second Monday of each month. Its May 14 meeting will be at the district office, 2008 N. 155th St. in Basehor.

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Basehor-Linwood school board approves $300,000 textbook purchase

Basehor-Linwood students will receive new language arts textbooks for the first time in eight years after the USD 458 school board voted for a $300,000 book adoption Monday.

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Basehor-Linwood school board meeting agenda: April 9

The Basehor-Linwood school board meets at 6 p.m. on the second Tuesday of each month. The April 9 meeting will take place at Linwood Elementary School, 215 Park St. in Linwood.

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Basehor-Linwood schools likely ending use of custodial contractor

The Basehor-Linwood school district is likely to end the use of a custodial contractor in two of its buildings after school board members said Monday they’d prefer for the district to hire its own custodians instead.

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Basehor-Linwood school board meeting agenda: March 12

The Basehor-Linwood school board meets regularly at 6 p.m. on the second Monday of each month. This month's meeting will be at the district offices, 2008 N. 155th St. in Basehor.

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Basehor-Linwood school board members optimistic about possible food-service contractor

Every morning, Richard Zamora checks his third-grade daughter’s school-lunch calendar. If there’s an X crossing out that day’s date in crayon, he knows it means she wasn’t interested in any of the meals her school has to offer, and he’ll have to pack her a lunch.

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Basehor-Linwood school board agenda: Feb. 13

The Basehor-Linwood school board meets at 6 p.m. on the second Monday of each month. This month's meeting will take place at the district offices, 2008 N. 155th St. in Basehor.

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Basehor-Linwood Education Foundation meeting set for next week

The Basehor-Linwood Education Foundation will have its annual meeting next week, and any residents interested in getting involved are welcome to attend.

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Basehor-Linwood school lunches could look different

Basehor-Linwood students may see some new flavors in their school lunches in the future.

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Basehor-Linwood school board agenda: Jan. 9

The Basehor-Linwood USD 458 school board meets at 6 p.m. on the second Monday of each month. This month's meeting will take place at the district administrative offices, 2008 N. 155th St.

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Basehor-Linwood school board planning to appoint new member in February

The Basehor-Linwood school board will likely appoint a new member at its February meeting after putting out a public call for candidates in early January, current board members said Monday.

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Basehor-Linwood school board meeting agenda: Dec. 12

The Basehor-Linwood USD 458 school board meets at 6 p.m. on the second Monday of each month. This month's meeting is at the district offices, 2008 N. 155th St.

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Basehor-Linwood district strikes limitations from memorial policy

Board member Coleman resigns because of move

After a proposed Basehor-Linwood school policy on memorials came under fire last month, the USD 458 school board on Monday approved a version of the policy that would not set limits on student publications or the use of school property for memorial services outside of school hours.

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Basehor-Linwood school board meeting agenda: Nov. 14

The Basehor-Linwood USD 458 school board meets at 6 p.m. on the second Monday of each month. This month's meeting is at Linwood Elementary School, 215 Park St., Linwood.

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Student press groups warn Basehor-Linwood schools against memorial policy

The Basehor-Linwood school board on Monday set aside a proposed policy limiting memorials for deceased students or staff after two organizations warned the district that it could violate students’ free speech rights.

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BLHS ACT scores show more students ready for college, officials say

Basehor-Linwood High School administrators presented a deeper look at the school's improvements on ACT test scores in 2011 at Monday's Basehor-Linwood school board meeting, saying that students were proving themselves more ready for college and that the higher scores were linked to tougher classes for students.

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Basehor-Linwood school board meeting agenda: Sept. 12

The Basehor-Linwood USD 458 school board meets at 6 p.m. on the second Monday of each month. This month's meeting is at the district administrative offices, 2008 N. 155th St.

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Basehor-Linwood leaders credit tougher classes, parents for ACT improvement

Basehor-Linwood High School students’ average composite ACT scores jumped more than a full point in 2011, the school district announced this past week.

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Basehor-Linwood school board approves budget with half-mill increase

The Basehor-Linwood school district's 2011-12 budget, approved Monday night, will result in a half-mill increase in the mill levy for district residents.

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Approved Basehor-Linwood budget raises levy by half mill

The Basehor-Linwood school district's 2011-2012 budget, approved Monday night, will result in a half-mill increase in the mill levy for district residents.

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Basehor-Linwood school board agenda: Aug. 8

The Basehor-Linwood USD 458 Board of Education meets regularly at 6 p.m. on the second Monday of each month.

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USD 458 school board to continue meetings in Linwood

The Basehor-Linwood school board will continue to meet periodically in Linwood despite one board member's push Monday to move all its meetings to the district's central office in Basehor.

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Basehor-Linwood school board agenda: July 11

The Basehor-Linwood USD 458 school board meets regularly at 6 p.m. on the second Monday of each month at the district's administrative offices, 2008 N. 155th St., or another district building.

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BLHS stadium getting $16,000 sound system upgrade

Spectators at Basehor-Linwood High School football games this fall should have an easier time hearing who made that tackle or just how many yards were gained on that pass.

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Basehor-Linwood school board agenda: June 13

The Basehor-Linwood school board meets regularly at 6 p.m. on the second Monday of each month.

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Basehor-Linwood moving to add school resource officer for 2011-12

Now that district parents have spoken, a Leavenworth County sheriff's officer is likely headed for Basehor-Linwood schools, as soon as this fall.

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Basehor-Linwood district likely to accept offer of school resource officer

Now that district parents have spoken, a Leavenworth County sheriff's officer is likely headed for Basehor-Linwood schools, as soon as this fall.

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Basehor-Linwood school board meeting agenda: May 9

The Basehor-Linwood school board will meet at 6 p.m. Monday, May 9, at the district's administrative offices, 2008 N. 155th St.

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Basehor-Linwood district looking at adding school resource officer

The Basehor-Linwood School District has the opportunity to have a law enforcement officer in the halls of its schools, providing extra security, shouldering responsibilities and tasks that will allow staff more time to teach and manage, and giving students new educational experiences — all at nearly no cost to the district.

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Basehor-Linwood school board meeting agenda: April 11

The Basehor-Linwood school board meets regularly at 6 p.m. on the second Monday of each month. This month's meeting, on April 11, will take place at the district's administrative office, 2008 N. 155th St.

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Basehor-Linwood school board candidate questionnaire: Eric Dove

Incumbent Eric Dove is running unopposed for Position 3 on the Basehor-Linwood school board in the April 5 election.

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Basehor-Linwood school board candidate questionnaire: Dayna Miller

Incumbent Dayna Miller is running unopposed for Position 2 on the Basehor-Linwood school board in the April 5 election.

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Summer project: Basehor-Linwood school board gives go-ahead for restroom work

Not long after finishing the last of the construction projects associated with its 2007 bond issue, the Basehor-Linwood school district is planning to forge ahead with another, smaller project this summer — one that district officials expect to spark few objections.

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Basehor-Linwood school board agenda: March 14

The Basehor-Linwood school board will meet at 6 p.m. Monday, March 14, at the district administrative offices, 2008 N. 155th St.

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