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Court backs Wichita State University in lawsuit over test
August 25, 2015
A federal appeals court has sided with Wichita State University in a lawsuit brought by a student with attention deficit disorder over a failed test.
Wichita teachers challenged to teach refugee children
August 25, 2015
Marcela Richardson underlined the suffix “teen” on her smartboard at Washington Elementary School. She was trying to show her class how to make the numbers 14 through 19 out of the numbers 4 through 9 on Monday morning.
Eagles counting on ground-and-pound mentality
August 25, 2015
With experienced senior leaders and a ground-and-pound mentality, the Maranatha Christian Academy football team is optimistic about what the 2015 season might hold.
Kansas project to focus on lesser known historical figures
August 25, 2015
Several groups are planning a statewide project that will combine history and art to spotlight lesser known but greatly influential figures and events from Kansas’ past.
St. James ready to chase after Class 5A state title
August 25, 2015
The St. James Academy volleyball team has established a tradition of excellence under eighth-year coach Nancy Dorsey, earning recognition not only locally, but on the national scene as well. And with another season now just days away, the Thunder are ready to begin their quest for a state title.
Hancock officially recalled; De Soto board to seek candidates for vacancy
August 25, 2015
De Soto school board member Scott Hancock has officially been ousted from office.
SMSD starting work on new administrative building
August 25, 2015
At 8 a.m. Thursday, the Shawnee Mission school district will break ground on a new Center for Academic Achievement.
Shawnee receives Secretary of Defense Freedom Award at Pentagon
August 25, 2015
The city of Shawnee was recognized at the Pentagon on Friday with the 2015 Secretary of Defense Freedom Award.