K-12 Education

Free State debate team wins third-place trophy at state tournament

The Free State High School four-speaker debate team capped its season with a third-place finish at the Class 6A State Debate Championship Saturday in Olathe, marking the third consecutive year that the team has medaled at the showcase event. Free State finished the tournament with a 9-5 ...

UPDATE: KU, area school districts closed for Tuesday due to bitterly cold conditions

Several area school districts have opted to cancel classes and all related activities for Tuesday due to dangerously cold conditions. The University of Kansas has also canceled classes at its campuses. Over the past few days, temperatures have ranged from below-zero to single-digits, with wind ...