Schools and education

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.
Bonner Springs high students named Honor Scholars
October 29, 2014
Fifteen Bonner Springs High School students are among the 171 Wyandotte County high school seniors who will be recognized for their academic achievements and named Kansas Honor Scholars.
Bonner high band plans 3rd ‘Marchapalooza’
October 29, 2014
The Bonner Springs High School Band will host its 3rd Annual Marchapalooza Indoor Marching Concert at 7 p.m. Nov. 6 in the BSHS Gymnasium.
Bonner student to be featured in USM concert
October 28, 2014
A Bonner Springs student will have a featured part in the University of Saint Mary’s annual Founders’ Day Concert.
Bonner Project Grad hosts poker tournament
October 21, 2014
Bonner Springs High School Project Grad 2015 is hosting a ‘Texas Hold ‘Em’ Tournament at Nov. 1 Twisters Bar and Grill, 13100 Kansas Ave.
Bonner school board approves potential BSHS theater upgrades
October 21, 2014
After 25 years of minimal upgrades for the Bonner Springs High School theater, the USD 204 Board of Education is looking at spending up to an estimated $677,000 to renovate the theater this summer.
Bonner elementary principal receives statewide honor
October 16, 2014
Kim Mitchell, principal at Bonner Springs Elementary School, has been named the Administrator of the Year through the Kansas Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance.
Basehor, Bonner area students among KU summer grads
October 14, 2014
A few area students were among the 950 graduates from the University of Kansas this summer.
Bonner school’s new ‘toy’ an innovative teaching tool
October 14, 2014
Clark Middle School’s new drone may seem more like a “toy,” but technology teacher Eric DeLaRosa sees it as an important teaching tool in the age where education is focusing on better implementation of STEM, or science, technology, engineering and mathematics.
Bonner Springs alumni Hall of Fame nominations sought by Nov. 10
October 9, 2014
The Bonner Springs Education Foundation and the Bonner Springs High School Alumni Association is seeking nominations for the 2015 inductees to the BSHS Hall of Fame.