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NEWS BRIEF: USD 497 releases official hybrid learning plan

Jack Bellemere, Reporter

October 8, 2020

USD 497 released their official hybrid learning outline Thursday night.  The plan lays out how high school administrators hope to keep students and teachers safe and maintain a high quality education for Free State students. ...

Kyle Hayden chosen as USD 497 Superintendent

Libby Stanford, Online Editor

March 10, 2016

Assistant Superintendent of Business and Operations Kyle Hayden was chosen as superintendent of Lawrence Public Schools, effective July 1, 2016. Earlier this year, current Superintendent Dr. Rick Doll announced his resignation effective June 30, 2016 to be come assistant professor and executive director of the Kansas Educatio...

Firebird Productions: Students use film skills to give back to community

Natalie Hiebert, Reporter

October 3, 2011

You probably have heard or seen some of the work of Firebird Productions, the student run film production class. But many students don’t know that the studio does work outside of the annual homecoming video. Throughout the...

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