Schools and education

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.
Incumbents fall in Bonner, Edwardsville council races
Bynum wins Unified Government At-Large Commissioner
April 7, 2015
Newcomers nearly made a clean sweep of city council incumbents in Bonner Springs, and a newcomer also unseated an incumbent in Edwardsville.
Bonner High criminal justice students score high in competition
April 2, 2015
Several Bonner Springs High School students participated in the Kansas Skills USA Criminal Justice competition this week, and two BSHS students were among the top three scorers.
Bonner High announces 2015 valedictorians, salutatorians
March 27, 2015
Bonner Springs High School has announced the Class of 2015 will have four valedictorians and three salutatorians.
Entries sought for annual marble art, invention competition
March 26, 2015
Organizers of Bonner Springs’s annual Marble Day festival on May 2 are seeking entries in the Marble Art and Invention Competition.
Bonner Elementary plans fun run fundraiser
March 26, 2015
Bonner Springs Elementary School is once again planning its iRun/iWalk Fun Run Fundraiser at 9 a.m. April 25 at the school.
Basehor, Bonner districts agree: Block grant funding unfair
March 26, 2015
David Howard said that there are so many moving parts to education funding in Kansas right now that it’s hard to make any plans to take action, even if it is almost sure that school districts will have to make budget cuts.
Bonner school board approves contract for BSHS theater improvements
Upgrades supported despite significant cost increase
March 11, 2015
Improvements to the Bonner Springs High School auditorium will begin in two months, though they will cost more than expected.
Face to Face: Bonner High history teacher Ryne Huff
March 10, 2015
Ryne Huff, history and sociology teacher at Bonner Springs High School, is the subject of this week’s Face to Face column.
Bonner High journalists earn awards in regional contest
March 10, 2015
Bonner Springs High School students took home 18 prizes after competing in the Kansas Scholastic Press Association Regional Contest last month.
Bonner district elementaries announce kindergarten roundups
March 9, 2015
USD 204’s three elementary schools will meet with parents of future Braves during the annual Kindergarten Round-up on the same night, 6-7 p.m. April 7.