Schools and education

Hollywood Casino pushes back against requests of Woodlands owner
Group presented its case to USD 240 school board, seeks support in WyCo
November 24, 2015
The Hollywood Casino at Kansas Speedway is proactively opposing a movement to reopen The Woodlands with the help of reduced taxes and incentives.
Face to Face: Bonner Springs Elementary teacher Ea Trumbo
November 18, 2015
This week’s Face to Face subject is Ea Trumbo, the Bonner Springs-Edwardsville Chamber of Commerce’s Teacher of the Month for November.
BSHS grad creates website to promote prep athletes
November 18, 2015
A Bonner Springs High School graduate has created a business that he hopes will help high school athletes seeking athletic scholarships for college.
Bonner Springs High students to receive Chromebooks next year
November 17, 2015
Every Bonner Springs High School student will receive a Chromebook laptop next year, and school staff will receive them next semester.
USD 204 receives more than expected ‘extraordinary needs’ funding
Additional funds for Basehor reduced
November 17, 2015
Bonner Springs-Edwardsville USD 204 now will receive much more than it expected in funding for its increased enrollment.
UG Mayor’s ‘Listening Tour’ stops at BSHS
November 12, 2015
Unified Government Mayor Mark Holland will have the District 7 meeting on his listening tour from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at Bonner Springs High School.
USD 204 gifted students on top again in Battle of Brains
Students need votes through Saturday to win
November 10, 2015
Bonner Springs-Edwardsville USD 204’s gifted students have done it again.
Bonner High auditorium gets big debut with ‘Annie’ production
November 9, 2015
Brian White, BSHS choral activities director and director of the musical, said the lights may be his favorite part of the auditorium’s $959,900 renovation.
BSHS ‘honor scholars’ recognized
November 4, 2015
Several Bonner Springs area students will be honored Tuesday by the University of Kansas Alumni Association and KU Endowment.
Bonner teacher up for national honor
November 4, 2015
Beau Bragg was also chosen as the Central District Elementary Physical Education Teacher of the Year through the SHAPE America program.
Basehor, Bonner schools to close for Royals parade
November 2, 2015
Bonner Springs-Edwardsville USD 204 announced at noon that it would join several other metropolitan school districts in canceling school tomorrow in light of the Kansas City Royals’ victory in the World Series.
Bonner High alum honored by chiropractor group
October 29, 2015
Kendall Payne, a 1995 Bonner Springs High School graduate, was recently named the 2015 Doctor of the Year by members of the Kansas Chiropractic Association (KCA) at their fall convention Oct. 9-11.
Face to Face: Bonner Springs teacher Kelly Hoopes
October 21, 2015
Kelly Hoopes, Spanish teacher at Bonner Springs High School, is the subject of this week’s Face to Face.
Bonner Springs High service club earns top award
KAY club plans Powder Puff fundraiser next week
October 20, 2015
Bonner Springs High School students have yet another award showing their aptitude for serving the community.
Empowering youth: NAACP Leadership Summit encourages teens to get involved
October 7, 2015
Olliea Jarrett hopes that some youth in Bonner Springs are ready to “break free as leaders.”