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School board eyes host of new issues
January 12, 2006
With several meetings in the next month to talk about policies, the future superintendent and the district’s mission, the Baldwin Board of Education used Monday’s meeting to begin those discussions. The majority of the meeting was spent creating a list of characteristics for the district’s next superintendent and tabling other items for future meetings.
Baker’s Lambert attends summit on education
January 12, 2006
Baker University President Daniel Lambert was among 120 leaders of higher education to attend the inaugural U.S. University Presidents Summit on International Education Jan. 5-6 in Washington, D.C.
Duo collaborates on deep-meaning book
January 12, 2006
Inspired by his daughter’s experiences, Baldwin City’s Jim Borgeson wrote a short outline that involved his famous horse, Toby, which became a novel thanks to his friend, Maureen Waters.
Software at issue in city water SNAFU
January 12, 2006
Apparently, the problem last week with the Baldwin City water supply can be traced to faulty software. Baldwin City Administrator Jeff Dingman put the water issue — where a line broke near Lawrence Jan. 1, was fixed, but a bushing in a valve broke when turned back on, left the city with no supply, water towers went empty and a boil advisory had to be put in effect — on Monday’s city council agenda. He put the bottom line up front.
BESIC’s Kohrs named exemplary teacher
January 12, 2006
At their monthly assembly Friday, Baldwin Elementary School Intermediate Center faculty, students and staff recognized third-grade teacher April Kohrs for the award she received for being an exemplary first-year teacher. Kohrs was one of 30 teachers to receive the 2006 Kansas Horizon Award for being an excellent first-year teacher for the 2004-2005 school year. “I was a little surprised,” Kohrs said.
Column: Jayhawks, Longhorns highlight week
January 12, 2006
In case anyone missed it, the last eight days have been great for University of Kansas basketball fans and Big 12 conference fans, both of which I am.
BHS starts sluggish, sinks Vikings
January 12, 2006
After a double overtime victory in Ottawa on Jan.3, Baldwin High School boys’ basketball coach Heath Cooper was worried about a let down against Central Heights at home Friday. His worries were washed away quickly. The Bulldogs (5-1) defeated Central Heights 69-44 to win their third consecutive game.
Bulldogs unselfish in victory
January 12, 2006
In what might have been its best complete team game of the season, the Baldwin High School girls’ basketball team defeated Central Heights 55-21 at home Friday night. The Bulldogs (5-1) didn’t have any player score in double figures, but did have 11 of the 12 players score in the game.
BHS wrestles well at home JV meet
January 12, 2006
The Baldwin High School junior varsity wrestling team pinned a big victory Saturday at the Baldwin JV Tournament. The event was held at the Baldwin Junior High School gymnasium. Out of the 17 teams that competed, 11 of the Bulldog wrestlers walked away with a first, second or third place.
BHS wrestling team ready for home dual
January 12, 2006
With a winning record of 147-111 and a team dual record of 5-0, the Baldwin High School varsity wrestling team has showed what it can do, but can’t wait to show more.
Bulldogs sweep Osawatomie
January 12, 2006
An extra day of waiting didn’t hurt the Baldwin High School boys’ and girls’ basketball teams as they both defeated Osawatomie Wednesday night.
About those water woes
January 12, 2006
Police catch up with candy teens
January 12, 2006
Baldwin City police responded to a rash of calls from FireTree Estates Monday where small children were being offered candy from people in cars. As a result, five Baldwin High School teenagers are being investigated.
Baldwin Briefs
January 12, 2006