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2010 East Football Preview

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"We've let a lot of games get away from us this year. It's frustrating." -Brian Byers to the Wichita Eagle after a 27-14 loss to Derby in Week 8 which eliminated East from playoff contention. More

2010 Boys Cross Country Top 10s

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Photo by Phil Zivnuska Taylor Eldridge's Top 10s VYPE goes More

2010-11 City League Wrestling Report

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Photo by William Purnell TOP FALCONS Daniel Deshazer defends his individual state title and Uylesses Deshazer seeks his f More

2010 Class 6A District Previews

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Photo by Phil Zivnuska TURNER BACK Ty Turner returned from injury for the second half of the 2009 season to average 8 More

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Mom says special needs son at East High told to remove his varsity letter

Mar 26, 2015 • KSN-TV
WICHITA, Kansas (KSNW) – A Wichita woman claims her special needs son was asked to remove his letter jacket at school. ... Turns out, the letter is an official Wichita East High School varsity letter, and East High says he is not supposed to have that ... More

“Another parent was upset:” Kansas high school strips student with special ...

Mar 30, 2015 • fox6now.com
Wichita East High School administrators said policy is that only members of varsity teams are allowed to wear varsity letter jackets. “We have considered (allowing special needs students to wear varsity letters) and our decision was no,” Principal Ken ... More

Kansas Boy With Special Needs Told to Remove Varsity Jacket, Mom Says

Mar 28, 2015 • NBCNews.com
But Wichita East High School policy is that only members of varsity teams are allowed to wear varsity letter jackets, school principal Ken Thiessen told KSN-TV earlier. "We have considered (allowing special needs students to wear varsity letters) and ... More

A Societal Standout: Wichita East High School

Apr 1, 2015 • Washburn Review
When it comes to rock bottom in regards to basic decency, look no further than Wichita East High School (not that you could if you tried). Putting itself, and Kansas, on the national stage, Wichita East High School recently ordered a special education ... More

WATCH: Wichita teen with special needs honored by San Antonio soccer team

Apr 5, 2015 • KSHB
Kelley, who has down syndrome and autism, became national news after his letterman's jacket was taken away by administrators at Wichita East High School since Kelley was not a varsity athlete. On Saturday, he was given the royal treatment by the ... More

Special student, principal with needs

Apr 15, 2015 • Philly.com
But apparently not at Wichita East High School, in Kansas. The school created a firestorm of negative publicity in its treatment of Michael Kelley, a special-needs student. Michael has Down syndrome and autism, and participates in special-needs ... More

Why A Maryland Man Sent A Varsity Letter Jacket To A Special Needs Athlete In ...

Apr 16, 2015 • WBAL Radio
Michael is member of the Wichita East High School special needs basketball team, was not allowed by the school to wear a letter jacket purchased for him by his family because he was not a member of the varsity squad. Michael has down syndrome, and ... More

South Kansas Symphony final concert to feature winners of SKS concerto ...

Apr 10, 2015 • Winfield Daily Courier Online
Tung is a senior at Wichita East High School and has played piano and violin since the age of four under the instruction of Timothy Shook and Laura Black respectively. She was recently awarded the position of co-concertmaster with the Wichita Youth ... More

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