Archive for Thursday, April 28, 2011

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Should USD 348 charge families for busing students who live inside the city limits of Baldwin City?

Response Percent
Yes
 
45%
No, busing inside city limits shouldn’t be allowed
 
32%
No, keep it free
 
21%
Total 114

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Heart Awareness Night’ is today at BHS baseball, softball games
April 28, 2011
Today’s Baldwin High School baseball and softball games are being called “Heart Awareness Night in Memory of Wes Leonard” with the money raised going toward heart screenings for local athletes. The event was originally scheduled for Tuesday, but the ball games were rained out.
BHS girls track team improves during five-day, three-meet stretch
April 28, 2011
Baldwin High School’s girls’ track and field team has been busy since a week ago competing at three meets, but good performances happened on the track and in the field events. The Bulldogs began the week at the Cardinal Relays last Thursday in Eudora. Then a handful of the athletes competed in the Kansas Relays on Friday and Saturday in Lawrence.
Austin breaks 50-foot mark to lead BHS boys during busy weekend
April 28, 2011
Jesse Austin wants to own the Baldwin High School boys’ shot put record, which has been in place since 1999, but first he had to break through an all-important barrier. BHS graduate Aaron Anderson set the record of 52-feet, 6 inches during his senior year.
Free State assistant lands BHS boys’ basketball head coaching job
April 28, 2011
Baldwin High School has found its next head boys’ basketball coach, just one month after the entire staff resigned. BHS Activities Director Gary Stevanus found his man in Dustin Leochner, an assistant boys’ coach at Free State High in Lawrence. Leochner’s hire was approved Monday by the USD 348 Board of Education.
Letters to the Editor
April 28, 2011
To the editor, The Baldwin Elementary Primary Center/Intermediate Center PTO sponsored an amazing Sky Art event last week for the children. More than 450 students, staff and parents wearing red and black shirts formed the image of a Red Tail Hawk.
Annual food drive keeps Scouts busy
April 28, 2011
While members of the Baldwin City community donated food for the food pantry at the Baldwin First United Methodist Church, local Boy Scouts and Cub Scouts donated their time to collect the donations.
Wellsville resident writes book during Iraq deployment
April 28, 2011
Kevin Jones’ children’s book “A Lamb Named Ewe” was not written for the world to see. It was for his four children, Matty, now 6, Sylas, 4, Ellie, 2, and Asa, 1, to see at a time he could not see them.
Fort Scott assistant principal lands Baldwin High top job
April 28, 2011
Although little action took place Monday morning at the USD 348 Board of Education meeting, the board did hire Rob McKim as Baldwin High School’s principal. McKim, assistant principal at Fort Scott High School, was one of six of 40 applicants interviewed for the position.
Elementary students help artist’s mascot take flight
April 28, 2011
Daniel Dancer had to return home to Kansas, where his Art For the Sky concept began, to complete his mascot — a red-tailed hawk. A pair of USD 348 elementary schools made his longtime dream a reality last week.
City plans public meeting tonight to discuss County Road 1055 project
April 28, 2011
Those interested in a project to improve Douglas County Road 1055 north of U.S. Highway 56 should come tonight to the Baldwin High School cafeteria. Baldwin City and Douglas County staffs are sponsoring a public meeting about the North Sixth Street Project.