Schools and education

USD 204 teachers making use of Google classrooms
December 17, 2014
The USD 204 Board of Education Monday learned that teachers are slowly beginning to make use of the Google classroom function.
Basehor, Bonner Jayhawks graduate
December 15, 2014
A number of Basehor- and Bonner Springs-area residents are among the nearly 1,250 candidates for degree from the University of Kansas this fall.
Basehor, Bonner area students among Pitt State fall 2014 grads
December 12, 2014
Several local students were among more than 500 students are expected to participate in Pittsburg State University’s fall commencement exercises today.
Face to Face: USD 204 assistant principal Stefani Dreiling
December 11, 2014
Bonner Springs-Edwardsville USD 204’s new elementary assistant principal, Stefani Dreiling, shares a little about herself in this week’s Face to Face column.
Organization names Bonner administrator as principal of the year
December 9, 2014
After first naming her as one of four regional finalists, the Kansas Association of Elementary School Principals has named Bonner Springs Elementary Principal Kim Mitchell as its Principal of the Year.
New Downtown Bonner chiropractor offers sauna, foot bath treatments
December 3, 2014
A Bonner Springs High School graduate says her desire to come back home led her to open one of Bonner’s newest downtown businesses.
Bonner Springs girl devoted to pageant competition
November 26, 2014
At just age 7, Leanna Larson can give a very succinct explanation of what she wants to be when she grows up.
Bonner USM student recognized for biochemistry research
November 25, 2014
Christina Ward, a Bonner Springs senior at the University of Saint Mary, again has earned an honor for her work.
bonner teachers aren’t chosen for top state prize
November 24, 2014
Bonner Springs-Edwardsville USD 204 teachers earned both of the state finalist spots for District 3, which covers all school districts in Wyandotte and Johnson counties and some in western Douglas County, but neither nabbed the top honors in the Kansas Teacher of the Year competition.
Bonner teacher of the year finalist inspires students, teachers with creative energy
November 20, 2014
It’s easy to see the passion Kim Nelson has for teaching. She said that while she will enjoy expanding her knowledge of the profession through conferences and school visits as one of eight state finalists for Kansas Teacher of the Year, she will hate having to leave her students.
Face to Face: Bonner Springs Elementary registrar Starla Newberry
November 20, 2014
Starla Newberry, Bonner Springs Elementary School’s registrar, shares some things about herself in this week’s Face to Face column.
USD 204 discusses athletic complex options
Board supports softball, soccer fields, nixes idea of stadium relocation
November 18, 2014
The USD 204 Board of Education Monday reviewed options it may want to include in a master plan for improvements to the Braves athletic complex.
Bonner teacher of the year finalist’s health, fitness efforts impact students
November 13, 2014
There was a time when Beau Bragg wondered if teaching was right for him.
Bonner high club earns regional service award
November 7, 2014
Nine members of the Bonner Springs High School KAY Club attended the KAY Regional Conference this week, taking home one of the area’s highest honors.
Basehor, Bonner high schools plan theater productions next week
November 4, 2014
Basehor-Linwood and Bonner Springs high school students are planning theatrical productions next week.