Schools and education

Bonner student completes medical ‘scholar’ program
August 19, 2014
McKindrea Hudson, Bonner Springs High School junior, recently completed the 2014 University of Missouri-Kansas City’s School of Medicine Summer Scholars Program.
Bonner native ready to take Tiblow Days stage
August 19, 2014
Though he has been playing music in different ways for years, Blake Tuttle said the biggest crowd he has ever performed in front of was maybe 50 people.
Bonner Springs diploma completion program for adults now accepting students
August 14, 2014
Michelle Land says she has many stories of adults who were able to finish their high school diploma, and it turned their whole life around.
Edwardsville to maintain property tax rate in 2015
USD 204 tax rate to balance out increase in county tax rate
August 13, 2014
The city of Edwardsville won’t raise its property tax rate next year, but it also won’t be planning projects for revenues from its new half-cent special sales tax just yet.
New Basehor salon aims to serve moms on the go
August 13, 2014
One local woman says she has found the perfect location for a new, “hometown” hair salon.
USD 204 gets ready for 2014-15 school year
August 6, 2014
Bonner Springs-Edwardsville USD 204 is gearing up for the start of the school year on Aug. 14.
New DRE principal takes helm on short notice
August 6, 2014
With two children at Delaware Ridge Elementary School, Clark McCracken already knew a lot about the school’s culture and community.
Bonner, Edwardsville youngsters local winners in Kohl’s CARES contest
July 24, 2014
Wyatt Caldwell of Edwardsville and Braden Korgol of Bonner Springs, both 8 years old, were each named local winners of the Kohl’s CARES Scholarship Program.
Bonner school supporters plan 2nd annual Operation School Supplies
July 22, 2014
After a tremendous turn out last year, volunteers are working extra hard to prepare for the second-annual Operation School Supplies event for Bonner Springs-Edwardsville USD 204 students in need.
Bonner Springs Senior Center preps for 24th annual Spaghetti Dinner
July 16, 2014
The Bonner Springs Senior Center is sponsoring its 24th annual “All-You-Can-Eat” Spaghetti Dinner from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. Aug. 1 at the lower-level Sunflower Room in the Bonner Springs Community Center, 200 E. Third St.
Bonner Springs teacher receives leadership award
July 10, 2014
A Bonner Springs-Edwardsville USD 204 teacher recently was one of three recognized for excellence by a teaching fellowship program.
Bonner students included on KU Spring honor roll
July 9, 2014
Kansas University recently announced Bonner-area students who earned honor roll distinction for the spring 2014 semester.
Bonner students among FHSU grads
July 8, 2014
Some local students were among the 2,027 who completed associate, bachelor’s or graduate degrees at Fort Hays State University in the spring 2014 semester.
Face to Face: Edwardsville recreation lead Mike Martin
July 8, 2014
This week’s Face to Face subject is Mike Martin, who is working to expand the city of Edwardsville’s parks and recreation offerings.
Bonner native creates environmentally friendly cleaning product line
July 3, 2014
She may be a small-town girl, but Noelle Morris is making moves to create big-time change.