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June 1, 2017No Comments

Spanish teacher selected for Bobs Award by Lawrence Schools Foundation

Spanish teacher selected for Bobs Award by Lawrence Schools Foundation

Maddy Johnson and Jackson Barton

Spanish teacher Stuart Strecker was announced as the recipient of the 2017 Bobs Award on the morning of May 17 in front of a crowded gymnasium. The award is given every year b...

May 16, 2017No Comments

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Bowling team places seventh at State

Bowling team places seventh at State

Will Cook, Reporter

The boys bowling team placed seventh at the state tournament Friday, March 3 at Northrock Lanes in Wichita. Senior Alex Jiminez led the boys team who placed fifth individua...

March 28, 20171 Comment

  • Spring sports preview March 13, 2017
  • Firebirds fall to Huskies in tough semifinal loss, finish strong against Blue Valley North for third place title March 11, 2017
  • Firebirds advance to state semifinals for second time in school history March 9, 2017

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Letter to the Editor: Student body co-presidents address their experiences, priorities

Letter to the Editor: Student body co-presidents address their experiences, priorities

Charlie Newsome and Will Cook

Will Cook I came to Free State from a small middle school and was very nervous about how I would do at such a big school. Free State was very accepting and treated/has tre...

April 27, 2017No Comments

  • Review: Beauty and the Beast April 13, 2017
  • Letter to the Editor: Gay-Straight-Alliance Club’s Response January 10, 2017
  • Letter to the Editor: Thespian Club Response January 10, 2017

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Pie perspective

Pie perspective

Jackson Barton, Editor in Chief

The carolina blue doorway of Ladybird Diner lolls open on a relatively sleepy Tuesday afternoon. Kianti Vann, going about her third week as a waitress for the restaurant, ...

June 14, 2017No Comments

  • New club focuses on equity, student action April 14, 2017
  • Diversity assembly photo gallery February 9, 2017
  • Tattoo Stigma Transformed January 31, 2017

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Superintendent to transfer to chief operations officer

Superintendent to transfer to chief operations officer

Chris Pendry and Jackson Barton

Superintendent Kyle Hayden will transfer to become chief operations officer effective July 1 after one year as superintendent. “I feel fortunate to have been able ...

May 12, 2017No Comments

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  • Spring sports preview March 13, 2017

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