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School board position at-large candidate: Robin Bayer
March 10, 2011
Although it does not reflect the popular sentiment of the day, I believe that when government is done right, it can accomplish spectacular things.
School board position at-large candidate: Joshua Mihesuah
March 10, 2011
I am running because children deserve the best possible education. I have myriad experiences working with schools at many levels, with faculty, administrators, politicians and parents. I believe I can work with all people and I know how to reach goals.
School board position at-large candidate: Tony Wedel
March 10, 2011
I didn’t like the direction the district was headed, especially as it related to elementary education. A students’ most critical and informative time of learning was being sacrificed, and that bothered me greatly.
School board position 1 candidate: Shawn Nelson
March 10, 2011
I am running to be more involved in educating the youth of our community.
School board position 1 candidate: Nick Harris
March 10, 2011
I was approached by a current board member and after a discussion realized that I have valuable experience as a teacher and parent in the education of our youth. I have spent my whole adult life in the teaching and training of others.
School board hears BHS girls soccer program proposal
March 10, 2011
Baldwin High School might have one more athletic team during the 2012 spring season. In fall 2005, BHS played its first soccer game. It was a co-ed team and has been for six seasons. Next year, that may change. Mary Lisa Joslyn, wife of BHS soccer coach Mark Joslyn, made a pitch for girls soccer Monday to the USD 348 Board of Education.
Ballard reflects on first year as Baker coach
March 10, 2011
If the line of media personnel standing in the back of Brett Ballard’s introductory press conference in March 2010 gave any indication, expectations were high. Ballard, Baker University’s men’s basketball coach, had not coached a game in his career, and was taking over a team that won three games in the Heart of America Athletic Conference.
Offensive rhythm lacking for BHS girls in final loss
March 10, 2011
SPRING HILL — Offensive struggles doomed the Baldwin High School girls basketball team’s chances for a bid to the Class 4A state tournament here Friday night. Baldwin made only 6 of 15 free throws and missed more than a dozen layups in the 4A sub-state semifinal contest.
Community Wellness Festival set for April 2
March 10, 2011
The 10th annual Community Wellness Festival, sponsored by the Baldwin City Recreation Commission and Baker University, is scheduled for 9 a.m.-noon, Saturday, April 2, at the Collins Center on the Baldwin City campus.
Three-peat for BHS culinary management team
March 10, 2011
The Baldwin High School culinary management team continued the school’s streak by winning the state culinary management competition for the third-straight time March 1-2 in Wichita. The team was made up of students from the Baldwin High Culinary I class.
BHS principals resign; Wegner retires from MSESVES
March 10, 2011
Changing of the guard continues at USD 348 schools as three principals are leaving the district and two will be replaced next year. During the past three years, four principals retired from the Baldwin School District. There is one more retirement to add to the mix this year, along with a pair of resignations.
Baker University roundup
March 10, 2011
Two Baker University wrestlers were crowned All-Americans after qualifying for the championship round on March 4-5 at the NAIA National Championship in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.
Reminder: Spring forward
March 10, 2011
Daylight saving time will begin at 2 a.m. Sunday, March 13, so remember to set clocks an hour ahead. The time will remain an hour ahead until it “falls back” to standard time Nov. 6.
Slightly smaller crowd makes annual event more ‘pleasant’
March 10, 2011
The 12th annual Marble Crazy, which kicked off Friday afternoon at Moon Marble Company in Bonner Springs, brought together marble artists and enthusiasts from across the country, just as it does every year.