The gymnasium lobby at Wichita East High soon will feature a renovated biplane suspended from the ceiling. Principal Ken Thiessen says the project came together with donations from several individuals and groups.
Biplane at Wichita East High
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A Wichita marching band is heading to Hawaii
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William Eckels talks about his son, Elijah, 4, who is a student at The Opportunity Project learning center in northeast Wichita. He is a single dad and a big cheerleader for the TOP program. (Travis Heying/The Wichita Eagle)
A pay raise approved for Wichita teachers means a pay raise for the district’s top administrator. Superintendent Alicia Thompson will make an additional $14,520 a year, bringing her base annual salary to $254,520. Her total financial package after Friday is $297,460 a year.