The Editorial Board speaks out against the misuse of Twitter around East.
Parents and students shouldn’t blame teachers for students’ poor performance.
In a Harbinger survey of 104 seniors, 32 percent reported that cost prohibited them from considering at least one of the schools. A restructuring of the university system for better management of tuition funds would make college more affordable.
Being a Lancer is an entirely different experience than being an Indian, a Cougar, a Viking or a Raider. Everything about Shawnee Mission East – the pool where our champions train, the classrooms where 92 percent of the student body is college-bound – is in some way unique from its four sibling schools and vice versa.
The millions of social media users retweeting, reposting and reblogging the Kony 2012 video might need to take a closer look at what exactly they’re advocating with Invisible Children, instead of blindly following the cause.
Core curriculum should be more flexible to allow students to substitute job preparation classes.
Editorial: School Needs to Create Eligibility Requirements for Students Planning to Enroll in College Level Classes
East needs to create minimum admissions requirements for AP and other college level classes.
Five ways you can get involved in protests against the censorship of SOPA, PIPA and ACTA.
What the government, district and students can learn from Emma Sullivan’s “tweet heard ’round the world.”
Many coaches at East come from outside the district.
Schools and parents need to begin sex education earlier to better prepare students.
Budget cuts here, budget cuts there. Thirteen teachers were let go last year, causing a rise in class sizes to an average of about 30 students. It’s hard to not feel the effects of the slashed budget. The closing of Mission Valley and two other elementary schools has pushed the [...]