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It seems appropriate to end the year’s coronavirus coverage the way it began, with an update from Molly McEwan.  The Moran native and her fiancé, Tyson Carpenter, are living in China, where they both work…

Rachel Boyd expects her elementary art students will change a lot over the school year, physically, mentally and emotionally. By next spring, their technical skills will have improved. More importantly, they won’t view themselves the…

Jarrett Roy knows he looks like one of his high school students. He doesn’t mind the comparison.  He earned a degree in physical education from Emporia State University this past May. He’s not much older…

For Jalissa Beachy, teaching music to elementary students during a pandemic is just the latest in a line of non-traditional educational experiences. It all goes back to her own early school years. As a fifth-grader…

It’s not unusual for a student to recognize a teacher at the local grocery store. It’s happened to Katelyn Rogers before.  But when it happened on Sunday, she couldn’t help feeling surprised. After all, she’s…

OLATHE, Kan. (AP) — Like a lot of teachers in the middle of a pandemic, Alisha Morris is anxious. Worried not only for students and teachers in her own district, which starts class next week,…

Kendra Britt, a new first grade teacher at Jefferson Elementary School, learned a lot about teaching from her aunt, Daryl Sigg. Sigg is the library media specialist for McKinley and Lincoln schools.  Britt grew up…

Who would buy 48 bottles of water and go about Humboldt handing them out? Vicki Wood did last summer. “I went around wherever there were people, the bank, the library, City Hall,” Vicki said. Why?…

Kelsey Larson had a long-term plan.  But things rarely go according to plan. Larson taught third grade at Lincoln Elementary School for two years. She enjoyed working with the students, figuring out lesson plans and…

Not long before he died, basketball coach turned inspirational speaker Jim Valvano shared a few nuggets of advice. Do something every day that makes you laugh. Do something every day that makes you cry. Do…