Hoops for Hope expands to raise more money for families

Nicole Becker, business manager

November 16, 2015

Filed under Features, News, Top Stories

Through the multiple rounds of chemotherapy that caused unending heartache, the family couldn’t bear it anymore. Costs continued to pile with treatment after treatment, and the family’s insurance company just couldn’t co...

Kansas Board of Education lifts requirements on teacher certification

Lexi Tarter, editor-in-chief

September 29, 2015

Filed under News, Top Stories

On July 14, a 6­4 vote by the Kansas Board of Education (KSBE) permitted the Coalition of Innovative School Districts (CISD) to hire teachers who lack teaching credentials. The schools districts included in the C...

School pressure affects students’ health

Margo Johnson, online editor-in-chief

September 28, 2015

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When senior Anjali Pradeep entered the last quarter of her sophomore year, her mind spun when she thought about taking her first Advanced Placement exam. Thoughts of receiving a failing score on the exam frequently flashed in her brain...

Teachers use innovative ways to communicate with students

Abby Yi, Photographer

March 24, 2015

Filed under Features, News, Top Stories

A photo of an angry Chihuahua appeared on students’ Twitter timelines over and over again, each time with a new caption. This became English teacher Shauna Rinearson’s first Twitter caption contest. Every time a student w...

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