The Bishop Gerber Science Center, a 52,400-square-foot facility housing chemistry, biology, and physics, was dedicated Thursday evening with a blessing from the Most Rev. Eugene Gerber, bishop emeritus of Wichita. (Video by Fernando Salazar/ The Wichita Eagle)
The original Pizza Hut building was moved from one end of Wichita State University to the Innovation Campus where it will become a museum. Pizza Hut co-founder Dan Carney was there with his family to watch.
Crystal May, a fourth-grade teacher at Pray-Woodman Elementary School in Maize, was surprised Thursday with an award (and $10,000) as one of five recipients of the national Horace Mann Award for Teaching Excellence, from the NEA Foundation. (Travis Heying/The Wichita Eagle)
The Flats at Wichita State are replacing Fairmount Tower as a new residence hall on campus. Dozens of students started moving into the building on Saturday, Aug. 19, 2017. (Travis Heying/The Wichita Eagle)
On Friday, Aug. 18, 2017, crews hoisted a restored biplane over the gymnasium foyer at Wichita East High School. The project, years in the making, was financed by the East High Class of 1976 and other donors.
Trevor McChristian, a 2013 Maize High graduate, is playing the role of Jack Kelly in Music Theatre Wichita's "Newsies." On Thursday he visited his former choir teacher, Doris Prater, and talked to students about what it takes to be successful in theater.
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.
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