Archive for Wednesday, July 23, 2008

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Dairy Days thanks
July 23, 2008
The Basehor Dairy Days planning committee would like to thank everyone who helped make our 3rd annual Basehor Dairy Days the best yet.
Bonner Springs City Council agenda, July 28 meeting
July 23, 2008
Agenda for the July 28 meeting
Bonner Springs Police Department calls
July 23, 2008
Bonner Springs Police Department calls July 6-19
School board to get new member at next meeting
July 23, 2008
The Bonner Springs-Edwardsville School Board may have a new member when it meets again on Aug. 4.
Back in the day, game played right
July 23, 2008
Babe Ruth had a reputation of being a heavy beer drinker and staying out late, but you never heard about him using any form of enhancing drugs.
Remember When - July 24, 2008
July 23, 2008
10, 25, 50 and 100 years ago this week in the Bonner-Basehor area
Bonner student makes dean’s list
July 23, 2008
Brandon Hoch, Bonner Springs, made the spring semester Dean’s List at University of Saint Mary.
Kiwanis hears of youth activities
July 23, 2008
Youth activities were highlighted during the regular meeting of the Edwardsville Kiwanis Club last week at Sister’s Restaurant.
Olivet Church plans school supply drive
July 23, 2008
It’s time for the Olivet Church of God in Christ’s annual back-to-school giveaway.
Nettleton_Manor_hoopla
July 23, 2008
Folks, you ought to ride by Nettleton Manor on East Kump Street and see our beautiful flowers that are blooming
Retail rezoning OK’d
Rezoning_OKd
July 23, 2008
The Bonner Springs Planning Commission’s Tuesday night meeting finished in short order, despite a surprising number of public comments on a rezoning request.
Candidate forums, online chats set as election nears
July 23, 2008
With an Aug. 5 primary election less than two weeks away, Leavenworth County residents don’t have much longer to meet the candidates before casting their votes for county, state and national representatives.
White knuckles aside, flying still saves time
July 23, 2008
Shakespeare was right: a little learning is a dangerous thing.
Higher education affordability important to regents leader
July 23, 2008
Donna Shank wants higher education to be available for all Kansans.
Safe routes to schools goal of program
July 23, 2008
A program under way in Kansas strives to make sure children get to school safely and help their physical fitness along the way.
Success continues at state’s first virtual school
Basehor-Linwood blazed trail that’s now followed by more than 30 Kansas school districts
July 23, 2008
As far as virtual schools go, the Basehor-Linwood school district has been ahead of the curve since its beginning in 1998.
New name reflects services of continuing-ed program
Johnson County Adult Education one of many programs in area
July 23, 2008
For people preparing to take the General Educational Development test, Project Finish has been more than just a resource.
Curriculum employs team-based active learning
July 23, 2008
A model program that stresses active learning methods and the incorporation of character development in curriculum is poised to begin its second year in four Bonner Springs-Edwardsville Schools.
Programs battle childhood obesity
July 23, 2008
In schools across the nation, there has always been a lot of attention given to increasing test scores. But until recently, not a lot of attention has been given to children’s increasing pants sizes.
Push toward all-day kindergarten takes root
July 23, 2008
Offering all-day kindergarten is a trend that has proved successful is districts across the state.
Not your mother’s home-ec class
July 23, 2008
Family and consumer sciences, or FACS, as the course is now called, is a lot different from the courses taught 30 years ago, said Marie Nave, a newly retired FACS teacher from the De Soto USD 232.
Continuing education sites throughout area
July 23, 2008
Here’s a list of continuing-education sites throughout Douglas, Wyandotte, Johnson and Leavenworth counties
Technology offers classroom flexibility
July 23, 2008
Keeping in mind that no two students learn in the same way, at least one area school district uses technology throughout its classrooms to vary instructional options for its teachers.
Sands quits Kansas plans
Casino company gives up on Edwardsville proposal
July 23, 2008
Las Vegas Sands announced Tuesday night the company was giving up its pursuit of a gaming license in Kansas.
Candidates to meet with voters
More Web chats scheduled for today
July 23, 2008
With an Aug. 5 primary election less than two weeks away, Leavenworth County residents don’t have much longer to get out and meet the candidates before casting their vote for county, state and national representatives.