Schools and education

Breaking the mold: Male teachers at Bonner school serve as role models, break stereotype
December 23, 2015
In his first year as a teacher, Patrick Redlin saw first hand how being a male teacher affected his students.
BSHS choir part of local holiday broadcast
December 18, 2015
Bonner Springs High School Choirs recorded musical performances for KSHB 41’s seasonal special, “Sounds of the Holiday.”
Area students now KU grads
December 18, 2015
Several area students were among the more than 1,250 candidates for degree from Kansas University this fall.
Certified smart: First semester nursing aide students pass boards
New class allowed students to take course on BSHS campus
December 17, 2015
On Monday, when 10 students in Bonner Springs High School’s first-ever on campus certified nursing assistant class took their boards, they said they felt ready.
Face to Face: Bonner Springs teacher Sarah Kassen
December 15, 2015
Sarah Kassen is the Bonner Springs-Edwardsville Chamber of Commerce Teacher of the Month for December.
Face to Face: Bonner Springs volunteer Jason Schram
December 9, 2015
Jason Schram, PTO volunteer, is the subject of this week’s Face to Face column.
Mini Maestro: Edwardsville student’s composition tops in competition
Song will be arranged by Kansas City Symphony professional
December 9, 2015
Jaycee Millison has been taking piano lessons since she was 7 — almost four years total — and said she has even written a few of her own songs.
Fund created to support former BSE staffer
December 1, 2015
The staff at Bonner Springs Elementary has created a donation fund for Tammy Walker, a former paraprofessional at the school.
Edwardsville student wins symphony’s contest
November 30, 2015
Jaycee Millison, a student at Edwardsville Elementary, is the winner of the Kansas City Symphony Composition Challenge.
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.