Schools

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Leading the way

“I want to learn their names, go to their games, cheer for them,” she said. “I want to get to know them and let them know me as a person — let them know I’m…
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New year, new school for Seneca

“There was a lot of excitement when [the students] walked through the doors,” said Nancy Steinlage, Sts. Peter and Paul School secretary. “The new school had something to do with it.”
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Learning from a legend

When KU basketball coach Bill Self was recruiting freshman guard Tyshawn Taylor to his Jayhawk team, he warned the young player of one thing. “You’re never going to play for a better coach,” Self told…
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A fine 50

Though small in stature, with about 200 students enrolled in grades pre-K to 8, St. Paul School here is large in spirit just the same.
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Trash talk

The plastic bags and the fast-food debris were expected, but some of the other trash gathered by Resurrection School students here at a recent cleanup raised some eyebrows.
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Breaking down the barriers

When Bishop Ward High School organizers here were discussing speakers for Black History Month, they considered inviting an African-American sculptor, an African-American author, or maybe the first African-American astronaut in the U.S. space program.
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A shot at redemption

“Show me the money” is what former Donnelly College president Ken Gibson used to tell the warden at Lansing Correctional Facility when asked about offering classes to the inmates there.