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Government students register to vote

Libby Stanford, Online Editor

December 14, 2015

Filed under Briefs, News

On Nov. 24, Government students were provided with the opportunity to register to vote for the 2016 election. Throughout the semester students have been learning about the government and the different candidates. Government teachers...

Funding problems impair Team Steam’s ability to compete

Rose Arachtingi, Photography Editor

December 7, 2015

Filed under Briefs, Top Stories

Free State Robotics team 5119, dubbed “Team Steam,” has had a tough run in their short time as a club. Due to a lack of funding, the team must face the reality they may not be able to compete this year. The cost of building...

Students and teachers react to Paris attacks

Hala Hamid, Copy Editor

December 7, 2015

Filed under Briefs

On the evening of Nov. 13, Paris was shocked by a series of terrorist attacks that killed approximately 129 people. The news of the attacks that included mass shootings, suicide bombings and hostage-taking have been all over social...

Students and teachers prepare for annual talent show

Juna Murao, Reporter

December 2, 2015

Filed under Briefs, Entertainment

Free State's third annual talent show will allow students to showcase their various abilities, including anything from singing Korean pop to Native American dance and reciting poetry. The show will be December 2nd, tickets are...

IPS students discuss the effect the class has had on them

Hala Hamid, Copy Editor

November 17, 2015

Filed under Briefs

When senior Kirsten Baska first signed up for her interpersonal skills (IPS) class, she knew it would be unlike any other class she took. An average class is more than just taking notes and tests. Baska said the curriculum...

Student Council members discuss General Assembly

Maame Britwum, Co-Online Editor

November 9, 2015

Filed under Briefs, News

At the start of the year Student Council began its transition from a classroom setting to a general assembly. Instead of having Student Council meet exclusively during third hour, meetings will be held after school to incorporate...

Reporter shares her thoughts on the recent office construction

Juna Murao, Reporter

October 6, 2015

Filed under Briefs, Opinion

Over the past year, the Lawrence school district renovated Free State's office to a more modern design. The additional classrooms were built in response to the growing number of students in the building. In the first few days...

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