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New bill passed prohibiting “harmful material” in schools

Juliana Hill, Reporter

April 13, 2015

Filed under News

Wednesday, Feb. 25, a bill was passed with a 26-14 vote by the Kansas Senate aimed at prohibiting any school taught material that may be deemed harmful or inappropriate.The bill’s purpose is to limit harmful or pornographic...

Do Teachers use Technology?

Evan Frook, Reporter

February 17, 2014

Filed under The Spotlight

Later this semester, teachers will receive some type of mobile device, be it laptop, tablet, or otherwise. Given that some teachers still struggle with using their SMART Boards, there’s some concern surrounding teachers’ abili...

Horizon Award Presented to Rachel Downs

catherine prestoy, reporter

September 19, 2013

Filed under News

After school on Tuesday, Sept. 3, Free State staff members sat at tables in the library, puzzled as to why a brief, general email from principal Ed West requested their attendance. Until the meeting began, the staff was not aw...

Laurie Folsom

Laurie Folsom

May 14, 2013

Technology Takeover

amani safadi

October 15, 2010

Filed under Archives, News

When students dive onto the computer they usually know what they want to do. Usually it’s entertainment, but more and more teachers are starting to ask their students to sign on for school. Although many students alre...

All Things New

kim c

September 1, 2010

Filed under The Spotlight

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....

Lost: Teachers

emma machell

May 18, 2010

Filed under News

At the end of a school year more than just seniors will be leaving Free State. Teachers are leaving as well. Some are leaving due to district budget cuts, some are leaving because they have found new opportunities elsewhere.  ...

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