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Administration releases new dress code

Sabrina Castle, Editor-in-Chief

November 11, 2019

On November 7, USD 497 Board of Education released an updated dress code draft. More lenient than past policies, the administration seeks to define more open guidelines of appropriate attire.  According to the outline made public by emai...

Construction Walkthrough

Construction Walkthrough

January 18, 2019

Student Finley White Starts Rowing Club After Moving From New Zealand

Evan Frook, Reporter

December 1, 2014

Sophomore Finley White has lived in four continents and five countries, having moved five times in her life. Where are you from? White: “I was born in South Africa, then I moved to England … Then (I moved) here for a...

Red in a Sea of Blue

Maria Carrasco, Print Managing Editor

October 13, 2014

From serving as an intern for the State Capitol under Kansas Representative Connie O’brien, to being an assistant for Milton Wolf, the runner-up of the 2014 United States Senate primary, freshman Colton Unden has devoted his...

First Words of Fashion

kimberly messineo, reporter

January 20, 2012

The new year has made its entrance, and the fashion reports are in.  Neon colors and animal prints have been booted away, replaced by hats, neutral colors and flower prints. According to the January 2012 issue of “Real ...

Basketball is Back

kimberly messineo, reporter

November 10, 2011

Football season has come to an end, but a new season of sports is just beginning. Basketball has already started taking over. The University of Kansas has had its exhibition games, and Free State is conditioning and looking forwa...

New Technology Taking Over

kimberly messineo, reporter

October 20, 2011

From typewriters to computers, tape players to iTunes and postage mail to instant messages, the world has made many advancements in technology. Even in a school community, the technology advancements are obvious. Just a few ye...

1 in 1000: Erin Riley

September 24, 2010

For every student Free State is at some point new, new building, new teachers, new social groups; but for junior Erin Riley starting at a new school is nothing new. Riley’s family moved to Lawrence this summer from Republic...

All Things New

kim c

September 1, 2010

The applause was deafening. The teachers were cheering. The students were moaning. School had arrived. After last year’s budget cuts and class cuts, some departments found themselves a few staff members short....

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