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School Redesign Part 3: Restorative practices predicted beneficial to students

Jack Bellemere, Reporter

May 17, 2019

Filed under News

When a student gets in trouble at Free State, teachers traditionally “write up” that student, and send them to the office where administrators will dole out their punishment. However, english teacher Kylee Wright sees t...

School Redesign Part 2: Teachers emphasize need for student feedback

Jack Bellemere, Reporter

May 17, 2019

Filed under News

“I don’t believe that teachers should have desks in their classroom,” said special education teacher Patrick Dipman. “I believe that what that creates is squatters rights.” Dipman is explaining one of his many ideas f...

School Redesign Part 1: Plan approved by staff, efforts begin

Jack Bellemere, Reporter

May 17, 2019

Filed under News

“We customize everything everything,” graphic design teacher Michelle Salmans said. “We customize our phones, our laptops [and] our clothing. Why can't we customize our education? Salmans is referring to the upcoming school ...

Construction Walkthrough

Construction Walkthrough

January 18, 2019

Athletes balance practices, games, schoolwork

Juna Murao and Trenna Soderling

November 28, 2015

Filed under Sports

Freshman Emma Yackley has a full schedule of all advanced classes, including two math classes. Additionally, she’s a dedicated soccer player. In order to juggle school and sports, she often stays up late or scrambles to finish...

February concert schedule

February concert schedule

February 12, 2015

Later School Start Times Prove Beneficial

Maria Carrasco, Managing Print Editor

November 15, 2014

Filed under Opinion, Top Stories

It’s midnight and I’m writing a Common App essay, reading Hamlet, taking AP Government notes and studying for an AP Statistics test while brewing another cup of coffee. Because school starts at 8:05 a.m. and outside obligations...

The Struggle of Stress

Libby Stanford, Reporter

October 13, 2014

Filed under Opinion

Entering my junior year, adults and other high school students told me that this one is the hardest. They describe a year overflowing with mounds of homework, full of stressful exams and looming with the question of college. Every...

Red in a Sea of Blue

Maria Carrasco, Print Managing Editor

October 13, 2014

Filed under Top Stories

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...

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