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School board dumps BHS honors classes, 5-2
May 11, 2006
A 5-2 vote against adding two honors classes at Baldwin High School ended an extensive discussion between the Baldwin Board of Education and many educators Monday night.
New track, turf also topic for school board
May 11, 2006
After Monday’s Baldwin Board of Education meeting, the Baldwin School District is one step closer to having its own track and artificial surface playing field. The school board voted 7-0 to begin the documentation by architects for the proposed improved facility north of Baldwin High School.
Baldwin Briefs
May 11, 2006
A Black Jack spruce
May 11, 2006
Despite troubling eye sight and fear of heights, Baldwin City native Donna Hill is determined to touch up two murals she painted 30 years ago.
On the district’s ‘fast track’
May 11, 2006
We were both intrigued and amazed by the discussion concerning facilities in the school district at Monday night’s School Board meeting. That the meeting ran until 2 a.m., not the best of times to be making decisions, is another subject.
Board hires Moseman as BHS principal
May 11, 2006
A long, exhaustive meeting that began Monday evening with many topics of discussion, ended early Tuesday morning with the Baldwin Board of Education agreeing on a contract for a new Baldwin High School principal. At 1:45 a.m. Tuesday, the school board voted 7-0 to offer a contract to Shaun Moseman, principal of the Science Engineering Technology Academy at Junction City High School.
Bulldogs drop league games
May 11, 2006
Today’s doubleheader at Ottawa will be a chance for the Baldwin High School baseball team to get the bitter taste of two straight losses out of its mouth, while tuning things up for regionals on Monday.
Baldwin Junction wreck claims its second fatality
May 11, 2006
Laura Miller, the passenger in a car involved in the fatal April 29 accident at the Baldwin Junction, has also died.
BJHS seventh grade girls win league title
May 11, 2006
The Baldwin Junior High School seventh grade girls’ track team led the Bulldogs at the Frontier League track meet by crushing its competition and winning seven events. The seventh grade girls scored 118 points, which were 53 more than second place Jayhawk Linn.
Cancellations lighten busy week
May 11, 2006
What was scheduled to be a very busy week for the Baldwin High School softball team turned out to be only two games, both of which were victorious for the Bulldogs. The Bulldogs beat Eudora 3-2 Thursday, before defeating Central Heights 9-5 Friday. Both games where at home.
Runaway Victory
May 11, 2006
WELLSVILLE — In preparation for its final three meets of the year, the Baldwin High School boys’ track team added another dominant victory here Friday night in the Redbud Classic. The Bulldogs scored 132 points, blowing away second-place Spring Hill, which totaled 73 points. “I thought we had a really good meet,” coach Mike Spielman said. “It was really nice weather, so they got to run really fast. It was a good night on our home away from home course.”
Relay records rewritten at Wellsville meet
May 11, 2006
WELLSVILLE — Beautiful weather and fast competition helped the Baldwin High School girls’ track team break two school records, two league records and place second as a team at the Redbud Classic here Friday night.
No Black Jack bullets found, but maybe a reason
May 11, 2006
They didn’t find any remnants of the Battle of Black last week during an archaeological search. No bullets, no musket balls, no nothing. But, the research team might have discovered why and what they were looking for anyway. Douglas Scott, a battlefield archaeologist from Lincoln, Neb., who is also retired from the National Park Service and is currently an adjunct professor with the University of Nebraska, led a team of experts on a sweep of the battlefield east of Baldwin City Thursday and Friday. They didn’t find what they were after, but the publicity surrounding the search did.
Teresa E. Brubaker
May 11, 2006
Letter to the Editor
May 11, 2006