Schools and education

BSE principal reflects on amazing, ‘unreal’ school year
May 21, 2015
As jam-packed full of activity as the 2014-15 school year was, Bonner Springs Elementary Principal Kim Mitchell still can’t quite believe the year is over.
Class of 2015: Bonner senior says being involved leads to good things
May 14, 2015
Sam Nelson says he didn’t jump into school activities with both feet his freshman year at Bonner Springs High School.
Ray Cox remembered as truly dedicated to his community
May 13, 2015
Not even cancer could keep Ray Cox from fulfilling his service to the community. Even in the last few months, when his fight against the disease became the hardest, Cox attended every USD 204 Board of Education meeting possible.
Parent thanks USD 204 staff for education of her special-needs son
May 12, 2015
Steven’s diagnosis came on Oct. 5, 1998: High Functioning Autism.
Bonner High journalists awarded in state contest
May 8, 2015
Members of the Bonner Springs High School newspaper and yearbook staffs earned several awards at a state competition.
Face to Face: USD 204 administrative assistant Stormi Vitt
May 6, 2015
USD 204’s Stormi Vitt, who recently earned an Honoring Excellence award from the Education Foundation, shares a little bit about herself in this week’s Face to Face.
Bonner Springs again hosts State Unified Soccer Tourney
April 30, 2015
Bonner Springs will host the State Unified Soccer Tournament Sunday, beginning at 10:15 a.m. at David Jaynes Stadium.
Senior Center volunteers tutor Bonner second graders in reading
April 30, 2015
Nancy McGowan is one of about a dozen members of the Bonner Springs Senior Center who have been spending an hour with Bonner Springs Elementary second grade students each Tuesday morning for the past two and a half months.
Edwardsville students celebrate improved grades with new program
April 29, 2015
Students in third, fourth and fifth grades at Edwardsville Elementary are celebrating their success in the school’s first ever Bring Up Grades or BUG program.
Bonner High lists Class of 2015’s awards, scholarships
April 27, 2015
Last week, Bonner Springs High School Seniors were recognized for the scholarships and awards they have received at the annual Senior Awards Night.
Improvements planned for Bonner High cafeteria
April 22, 2015
The Bonner Springs High School auditorium won’t be the only part of the school seeing significant upgrades this summer.
Face to Face: Bonner school board member Patricia Welicky
April 22, 2015
Patricia Welicky, USD 204 school board member and community volunteer, shares a little about herself in this week’s Face to Face column.
Helzbergs to speak at USD 204 Rise and Shine Breakfast
April 20, 2015
The USD 204 Education Foundation has announced its keynote speakers for this year’s Rise and Shine Breakfast will be Barnett and Shirley Helzberg of Helzberg Diamonds.
Adult students find success with Bonner-based diploma completion program
April 15, 2015
Zach Purdue makes no bones about why he wasn’t able to graduate from high school. “A bad attitude and authority problems,” the Bonner Springs resident said.
Bonner schools look to increase building emergency options
April 8, 2015
Bonner Springs-Edwardsville USD 204 schools are looking to add another layer of preparation in the case of an emergency.