Schools and education

Bonner high grad stars with grandmother in KCKCC production
March 2, 2015
Scintilla Capalla, a 2012 Bonner Springs High School Graduate, will have a role in this weekend’s productions of “Dream Girl” at Kansas City Kansas Community College.
Selling the city: Officials work to ensure Bonner Springs reaps benefits of area growth
February 26, 2015
Bonner Springs Mayor Jeff Harrington recently noted sometimes being the “best kept secret” isn’t such a good thing.
Face to Face: Bonner Springs Elementary nurse Tammy Dooley
February 25, 2015
Tammy Dooley, school nurse at Bonner Springs Elementary, shares a little about herself in this week’s Face to Face column.
Kiwanis announce annual pancake breakfast
February 23, 2015
The Edwardsville-Bonner Springs Kiwanis Club will hold its annual fund-raising pancake breakfast from 7 to 10:30 a.m. March 7 at the Bonner Springs High School cafeteria.
PSU honors lists include 4 area students
February 23, 2015
Four area students were included on Pittsburg State University’s fall 2014 honor rolls.
Area students included on fall 2014 KU honor rolls
February 22, 2015
Many area students were among the 4,970 undergraduate students at the University of Kansas earned honor roll distinction for the fall 2014 semester.
Bonner school board seeks tech funding
February 18, 2015
Funding from the state is being reduced, but Bonner Springs-Edwardsville USD 204 may get one small boost in funding for communication technology.
Bonner drama club provides performance outlet for secondary students
February 18, 2015
A dozen or so middle and high school students wandered about the Bonner Springs High School auditorium, Julia Ybarra-Young trying to find those needed in scene 34.
Bonner superintendent addresses school funding cuts
February 12, 2015
Bonner Springs Superintendent Dan Brungardt Wednesday released a statement regarding his response to the governor’s education funding reductions.
Basehor school board, other officials join opposition to Legislature’s election proposal
Board also discusses implications of education funding reduction
February 11, 2015
The Basehor-Linwood USD 458 Board of Education on Monday joined a growing number of school boards opposing action proposed in the state Legislature.
Bonner USD 204 rolls out red carpet for Kansas Teacher of the Year team
February 11, 2015
As the 2015 Kansas Teacher of the Year team entered Clark Middle School Monday, they headed directly for the “fun” stuff — the recently remodeled Innovative Technology room.
Freezing for a reason: USD 204 administrators, students take part in Polar Bear Plunge
February 10, 2015
After Bonner Springs Elementary Principal Kim Mitchell came stumbling out of Shawnee Mission Park Lake’s frigid waters, she couldn’t help but laugh.
USD 204 board reviews improvements needed at BSHS
January 28, 2015
USD 204 Board of Education members are taking a closer look at improvements and maintenance needed at Bonner Springs High School.
Bonner Mayor, school board members unopposed in April
City council members in Bonner, Edwardsville all face challengers
January 27, 2015
At noon on Tuesday, the ballots for April 7 were finalized — and a number of local candidates will be running unopposed.
Bonner Springs resident named one of KU’s University Scholars
January 27, 2015
Bonner Springs student Chad Uhl is one of 20 Kansas University sophomores who have been named University Scholars.