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LHS student brought gun to school, Lawrence school district tells parents  Lawrence Journal-World

Story updated at 4:17 p.m. Wednesday A Lawrence High School student allegedly brought a gun to school Wednesday, according to an email from district s.



  1. Another gun found in back pack at Lawrence High  WIBW
  2. Gun found in student’s bag at Lawrence school. It’s the 2nd time in less than a week, superintendent says  Kansas City Star
  3. Gun found in Lawrence High student’s backpack  KSNT News
  4. Gun found inside book bag at Lawrence High School  KCTV Kansas City
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Lawrence High School qualifies 9 for national forensics tournament  Lawrence Journal-World

Lawrence High School's forensics team came away from its first showing at an area tournament with nine students qualifying for national events this spring. L.



Photo gallery: LHS baseball competes in the River City Festival  Lawrence Journal-World

Lawrence High's Caleb Mondi (6) fields a ground ball on Saturday, April 20, 2019, at Lawrence High School. Lawrence High's Preston Cummins (7) tags out ...



2 arrested after reported gun sale at Lawrence High School  WIBW

Two juveniles at Lawrence High School were arrested this week after a parent reported hearing that a student tried to sell a gun to another student.



Lawrence HS Girls Win First Kansas 6A State Championship Title In Over 15 Years  SwimSwam

The Lawrence High School Girls put a halt to Wichita-East's two year streak at the 2019 Kansas 6A State Championships.



Photos: Titanic discoverer Robert Ballard visits Lawrence schools  Lawrence Journal-World

Ocean explorer Robert Ballard, who is most famous for discovering the wreckage of the Titanic, on Tuesday visited West Middle School, Liberty Memorial ...



Lawrence Art Guild offers monetary assistance to art teachers at area high schools  Lawrence Journal-World

The Lawrence Art Guild recently presented $7000 to art teachers at area public high schools to help with the purchase of art supplies. This is the second year.



Photo gallery: Lawrence High School Commencement 2018 | News, Sports, Jobs  Lawrence Journal-World

View a gallery of images from the 2018 Lawrence High School Commencement ceremony.



Lasting legacy: 1990 LHS volleyball team inducted into Hall of Fame  Lawrence Journal-World

Earlier this summer, the 1990 Lawrence High School volleyball team was inducted into the Kansas Volleyball Association Hall of Fame. Despite it being nearly ...



Commissioner Matthew Herbert announces he will not seek reelection  Lawrence Journal-World

Commissioner Matthew Herbert will not seek reelection, opening up the Lawrence City Commission to have at least two newcomers next year. Herbert, who has ...



When student athletes mocked transgender people, Lawrence High teens staged a sit-in  Kansas City Star

Dozens of Lawrence High School students staged a sit-in to demand sanctions against teenagers who mocked transgender people in a group chat, according to ...



New Principal at Central High School  KSAL

A new principal will take over at Salina Central High School. According to USD 305, Matthew Brungardt will be the principal effective July 1st. Brungardt has ...



MHS principal candidate talks challenges, excitement | Education  Manhattan Mercury

Mike Norris said Monday he considers the Manhattan High School principal position a “Super Bowl” job.



Photo gallery: Lawrence High School 2017 Commencement | News, Sports, Jobs  Lawrence Journal World

The 2017 Commencement on Tuesday, May 23, 2017 at Lawrence High School.



20 years later, former school board members discuss the opening of Lawrence Free State  The University Daily Kansan

Twenty years after the formation of Lawrence Free State high school, former School Board members discuss the issues they faced in opening a second high ...



Beloved therapy dog to don her own cap, gown at Lawrence High's graduation ceremony  Lawrence Journal-World

Roxy might just be the only Lawrence High School employee capable of napping on the job and getting away with it. That's because Roxy isn't like other LHS.



City basketball games moved up due to inclement weather  Lawrence Journal-World

Due to the threat of inclement weather, multiple area games have been moved up a day. Free State and Lawrence High, which were both slated to play home ...



Photo gallery: Lawrence High School Mud Volleyball Tournament 2018  Lawrence Journal-World

After only a few volleys, Lawrence High School senior Kaziwa Abdulqader finds herself covered in mud while playing in the annual LHS Mud Volleyball ...



Lawrence High School alumni induct three into Hall of Honor  Lawrence Journal World

Hung from the walls of the front rotunda of Lawrence High School are 85 framed photographs of Lawrence high school graduates spanning nearly 100 years, ...



KU professor catches Lawrence tornado on camera  WDAF FOX4 Kansas City

LAWRENCE, Kan. -- A University of Kansas professor captured incredible images of Tuesday night's tornado as it moved through Douglas County.



Lawrence High student newspaper earns Pacemaker award, the Pulitzer of scholastic journalism  Lawrence Journal World

The cub reporters at Lawrence High School's The Budget just nabbed the high school version of a Pulitzer Prize. Advisor Barb.



Lawrence High School alumni to induct three into Hall of Honor on Sunday  Lawrence Journal World

Three Lawrence high school graduates whose careers have spanned government, commerce and international affairs will be inducted Sunday into the ...



Police presence planned at Lawrence high school after Snapchat threat to harm students  Kansas City Star

A Free State High School student's Snapchat threat to kill people Monday prompted Lawrence Public Schools to plan for increased police presence at the school ...



Photo gallery: Lawrence High students walk out to protest gun violence  Lawrence Journal-World

Students at Lawrence High School walked out of class and marched to South Park on Friday, April 20, 2018, as part of a protest against gun violence.



Lawrence students to restore photos damaged in tornado  WIBW

Lawrence high school students are offering to digitally restore print photographs damaged when a tornado tore through Douglas County.



School leaders recommend against naming Lawrence High football field after famed coach  Lawrence Journal World

After a proposal was made earlier this year to name the Lawrence High School stadium after late coach Bill Freeman, school leaders ar.



Pendleton’s Country Market suffers major damage after tornado near Lawrence  WDAF FOX4 Kansas City

LAWRENCE, Kan. -- In just 24 hours, things have completely changed for the owners at Pendleton's Country Market in Lawrence. After a tornado ripped through ...



Lawrence High football coach Dirk Wedd feels like a senior  Lawrence Journal World

While Lawrence High seniors Nick Englebert and Jacob Mills struggled to get to sleep Monday night in anticipation of the final high s.



Student at Free State High School in Lawrence arrested after bringing gun to school  WDAF FOX4 Kansas City

LAWRENCE, Kan. -- A student at Free State High School was arrested after a gun was found in the student's backpack on Monday. School administrators said a ...



Crews start work on district's $4.57M turf replacement at LHS, Free State  Lawrence Journal-World

It may not look like much now, but big changes are afoot at Free State High School's football stadium. Crews have spent the last several days working to rem.



Photo gallery: Lawrence High 2015 Graduation | News, Sports, Jobs  Lawrence Journal World

View a gallery of images from the class of 2015 Commencement at Lawrence High School.



Lawrence High School student to compete in national Braille contest  Lawrence Journal World

Lawrence High School junior Luther Fuller sets the metal Brailler on the table. Unlike the slim, electric Braille display and notetaker nearby, the Brailler.



Lawrence school board picks KCMO's Lewis for superintendent position; announcement made before official vote taken  Lawrence Journal World

The Lawrence school board on Monday announced that Anthony Lewis will serve as the district's next superintendent, pending board approval. Lewis, an.



Lawrence High sophomore earns perfect ACT score | News, Sports, Jobs  Lawrence Journal World

A Lawrence High School student has earned a perfect score on his ACT exam.Jackson Hoy, LHS sophomore, earned an ACT Composite Score of 36, the ...



Lawrence High School alumni inducting four into Hall of Honor  Lawrence Journal World

Two federal judges, a Special Olympics gold medalist and a Colorado state senator will be inducted on Sunday into the Lawrence High School Alumni ...



Banner featuring Shawnee Mission North Indian mascot taken down at Lawrence High School  Lawrence Journal World

A banner outside of Lawrence High School's main gymnasium featuring Shawnee Mission North High School's mascot, an Indian chief i.



District stands by Shawnee Mission North's Indian mascot after Lawrence High removes banner from school  Shawnee Mission Post

The Shawnee Mission School District indicated this week it has no plans to consider changes to Shawnee Mission North's Indian mascot after Lawrence High ...



Lawrence Master Teacher praised for innovation, student engagement  Lawrence Journal World

With teachers and school administrators gathered in a Lawrence High School classroom Wednesday morning, the entrance of district offi.



Lawrence High’s Kobe Buffalomeat wins National Signing Day by virtue of his name  Kansas City Star

Lawrence High School football player Kobe Buffalomeat became an online sensation on Wednesday when Illinois State tweeted that he had signed a letter of ...



Vulgar, racist vandalism at Lawrence H.S. stadium  fox4kc.com

LAWRENCE, Kan. -- Crews were trying to quickly clean up the vandalism they found on Thursday at Lawrence High Stadium, at 19th and Louisiana. A statement ...



Photo gallery: Lawrence High Graduation | News, Sports, Jobs  Lawrence Journal World

Images from the 2014 Lawrence High School graduation.



Nine Lawrence high school debate teams headed to state tournament  Lawrence Journal World

Following regional competitions over the weekend, Lawrence and Free State high schools qualified nine debate teams to compete in the.



Contractor says he was left in dark about temp employee who paid girl for sex act on school grounds  Lawrence Journal-World

After a stranger sexually victimized a teenage girl on school grounds last fall, community members — including other parents and the perpetrator's employer,



Kansas school district reacts to 5 gun incidents on campuses  Salina Post

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — A Kansas school district is taking steps to respond to two students bringing guns to Lawrence High School in the last week. Lawrence ...



Photo gallery: Lawrence students join national walkout against gun violence  Lawrence Journal World

Students at Lawrence High, Free State High and other area schools walked out of class Wednesday, March 14, 2018, as part of a national protest against gun ...



WATCH: Local pilot gives FOX4 a bird’s eye view as he follows tornado’s path, damage  WDAF FOX4 Kansas City

LAWRENCE, Kan. -- Tuesday's tornado started in Douglas County near Lone Star Lake before traveling on the ground 32 miles. For the first time, FOX4 retraced ...



Updated Free State High School upgrades to focus on 'fully integrated learning environment'  Lawrence Journal World

The coming upgrades to Free State High School will be much different from those proposed in a master plan released last spring, but two Lawrence school ...



Norovirus suspected in illness that struck about 50 Lawrence High School band members  Kansas City Star

Norovirus suspected to have made some 50 Lawrence High School band members sick.



Lawrence school board to appoint new member Monday; a look at the 18 candidates vying for the seat  Lawrence Journal World

On Monday, the Lawrence school board will discuss the 18 applicants vying for the seat vacated by Kristie Adair last month, ultimately appointing the new board ...



Lawrence High girls swim and dive wins home invitational  Lawrence Journal World

The Lawrence High girls swim and dive team takes a great deal of pride in performing well in front of its fans, and the Lions did not disappoint them at their home ...



Lawrence High alumnus nominated by President Trump for U.S. Court of Appeals  Lawrence Journal World

President Donald Trump's latest round of judicial nominees includes a Lawrence High School alumnus. If confirmed, John B. Nalbandian, son of former ...



First Bell | Lawrence students leave the classroom for the courtroom in re-enactment of 'To Kill a Mockingbird'  Lawrence Journal World

High school students filed into the old courtroom at the Douglas County Courthouse Wednesday morning, and took their seats as jury members at a trial that has ...



School board announces 2 finalists for Lawrence superintendent position; both currently work in Kansas City districts  Lawrence Journal World

The Lawrence school board on Monday announced plans to interview the two finalists for the district's superintendent position this week. The finalis.



LHS teacher recovers from accident to continue world travel  Lawrence Journal World

Three broken ribs, a collapsed lung, cracked sternum, third-degree burns, a shoulder that needed reconstruction — yet all David Pla.



‘Tragic’: Students and staff remember KU student killed in K-10 crash  WDAF FOX4 Kansas City

LAWRENCE, Kan. -- Students and staff at the University of Kansas are mourning the loss of a fellow student. Dylan Garnett, of Shawnee, died Tuesday when his ...



Rollback of federal protection for transgender students won't affect Lawrence schools, superintendent says  Lawrence Journal World

The Trump administration's rollback of Obama-era federal protections for transgender students in public schools won't affect kids and teachers in Lawrence ...



Liberty Memorial Central Middle School names new assistant principal  Lawrence Journal World

Barbara Williams, a learning coach and AVID coordinator/teacher at Lawrence High School, has been named the new assistant principal at Liberty Memorial ...



Next superintendent talks goal of quality education for all after Lawrence school board approves his hiring  Lawrence Journal World

The Lawrence school board needed less than 10 minutes to unanimously approve the hiring of Anthony Lewis as the district's next superintendent. The.



High school game-day T-shirts cause stir  Lawrence Journal World

Some parents and school administrators say the cross-town rivalry between Lawrence and Free State high schools may have crossed the line last week when a ...



Photo gallery: Lawrence High School marching band rehearsal  Lawrence Journal World

Photographs from a Lawrence High School Marching Lions band rehearsal Monday, August 10, 2015.



Lawrence High student's photography recognized as best in country  Lawrence Journal World

The work of a Lawrence student has been named the best youth photography in the country. Sam Dykes, a senior at Lawrence High.



Photo gallery: Lawrence High and Free State track and field dual  Lawrence Journal World

Images from Tuesday's track and field dual at Lawrence High School.



LHS graduate Sri Srinivasan, among top candidates for U.S. Supreme Court, led active, colorful life in Lawrence  Lawrence Journal World

In the Lawrence High School yearbook from Sri Srinivasan's graduating year, Srinivasan is not confined to his senior picture.



LHS volleyball optimistic heading into upcoming season | News, Sports, Jobs  Lawrence Journal World

Lawrence High's volleyball players started their offseason when they held open gym workouts throughout the first two weeks of June.



Rivals team up to support Lawrence High School player with cancer  Lawrence Journal World

Participants from both sides of Friday night's city high school basketball rivalry game at Lawrence High School will do everything in their power to try to.



Crowd packs school board meeting to protest firing of LHS basketball coach Mike Lewis  Lawrence Journal World

It was standing room only at the Lawrence school board meeting Monday night as hundreds of people packed into the board meeting room and the hallway ...



Longtime Free State teacher Nancy Hopkins looks back on 44 years in Lawrence schools  Lawrence Journal World

Nancy Hopkins doesn't care much for convention. Never has. While growing up a “tomboy” in Emporia, conventional wisdom d.



Bill DeWitt, of Hays, named assistant principal and athletics director at Lawrence High  Lawrence Journal World

Lawrence High School will have a new assistant principal and athletics director next year.Bill DeWitt, who is currently principal at Thomas More Prep-



Photo gallery: Lawrence High soccer v. Baldwin High | News, Sports, Jobs  Lawrence Journal World

Images from Tuesday night's game between Lawrence High and Baldwin High at Lawrence High School.



The Academic All-Stars of 2006: Where are they now?  Lawrence Journal World

So what do the Academic All-Stars do after graduating from high school? As is tradition, the Journal-World caught up with as m.



Rising enrollment at Free State High School displaces theater classes  Lawrence Journal World

Those who enter the black box theater at Free State High School are likely to find students on stage practicing their acting or worki.



Lawrence school district losing longtime music teachers to retirement  Lawrence Journal World

Here are receptions planned for Lawrence school district employees who are retiring and leaving the district: • Hillcrest School, 4 p.m.-5 p.m. Wednesday, ...



Lawrence husband and wife teaching duo receive $10000 'Bobs' Award  Lawrence Journal World

Lawrence High School's husband and wife music-teaching duo, Mike Jones and Rachel Dirks, have been named the first joint recipients o.



Turner Corcoran Reflects on Recruitment Strategy, Discusses Ohio State's Position Before His Eventual Commitme  Eleven Warriors

Kansas four-star tackle Turner Corcoran narrowed down his offer list to seven schools in August. Now that six months have passed, Corcoran updates where ...



The 'Showtime' must go on: LHS preps for annual show  Lawrence Journal World

Rehearsals are under way in earnest at the auditorium of Lawrence High School for “Showtime,” the annual mashup of choral and pop music that's become a ...



Area schools JAG-K programs earn top national honor  The Hutchinson News

TOPEKA – Several area schools in the Jobs for America's Graduates-Kansas (JAG-K) program have earned the prestigious “5 of 5 Award” for 2017.The 5 of 5 ...



Headlines for Thursday, February 14, 2019  kansaspublicradio.org

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Transgender students reflect on challenges as lawmakers pursue bathroom policy; Lawrence school board prepares for discussion  Lawrence Journal World

Lawrence High School student Etana Parks is expressive. Her hair is dyed aqua and she talks openly, a carrying voice accompanied by w.



New York Times art critic, a Lawrence High grad, says schools should teach visual literacy  Lawrence Journal World

The American education system should make sure students are better versed in the world of art, the co-chief art critic of The New York Times said at the ...



Former Lawrence Public Schools transition specialist, mother of two files for Lawrence school board  Lawrence Journal World

Gretchen Lister wants to be a voice for underserved students and families in her run for the Lawrence school board. The Lawren.



Toledo's Justin Roberts returns to Lawrence to face hometown team  The University Daily Kansan

Justin Roberts, son of Kansas assistant coach Norm Roberts, made his first collegiate experience on his hometown basketball court Tuesday in Allen ...



Johnson's 200 IM swim highlights LHS home opener | News, Sports, Jobs  Lawrence Journal World

It's no secret that the Lawrence High pool tends to produce slower times.Which is why it was a pleasant surprise for Stephen.



'Little KU Relays' still big deal | News, Sports, Jobs  Lawrence Journal World

Lawrence High senior Karrington Johnson sets himself to throw during the shot put event of the LHS Invitational on Wednesday, April 16, 2014 at Lawrence High ...



Lawrence High School, Sunflower Elementary School teachers honored with Horizon Award  Lawrence Journal World

Two Lawrence public school teachers got a big surprise Thursday.In the morning, a large group of peopl.



Leonard's legacy: More than 60 years later, KU awards posthumous athletics letter to black runner once snubbed by coaches  Lawrence Journal World

Leonard Monroe knew he could run. After running the quarter mile in just 48.9 seconds — nabbing the second-fastest time in the state, he said — during hi.



LHS alumna receives prestigious Truman scholarship | News, Sports, Jobs  Lawrence Journal-World

Lawrence High School alumna Sadie Keller has been named a 2018 Truman Scholar, the Lawrence school district announced earlier this month.



USD 383 announces MHS principal candidates | Education  Manhattan Mercury

USD 383 officials have named five candidates they will interview next week for the Manhattan High School principal position. The search committee will ...



Lawhorn's Lawrence: Liberty Memorial Central Middle School | News, Sports, Jobs  Lawrence Journal World

There are perks to being the principal of Lawrence's Liberty Memorial Central Middle School. Having business cards the size of a Tr.



Communications consultant, one-time school board candidate applies to board's open seat  Lawrence Journal World

Two years ago, motivated by a desire to “give back” to her community, Norine Spears ran for a spot on the Lawrence school board.



With community's help, Langston Hughes-inspired mural at New York Elementary nearing completion  Lawrence Journal-World

Outside, it's overcast and gray. Inside the walls of New York Elementary School, it's bright, light and filled with color. A handful of students, guided b.



Out & About | Lawrence-born jazz pianist Addison Frei returns for hometown gig on heels of international honors  Lawrence Journal World

Addison Frei has come a long way from his first professional gig. Now an acclaimed jazz pianist living in New York City, the Lawrence native got his start perfo.



Retired Lawrence biology teacher Stan Roth to be inducted into Kansas Teachers' Hall of Fame  Lawrence Journal World

A retired biology teacher who remains devoted to teaching youngsters in the Lawrence area will be inducted into the Kansas Teachers.



Lawrence High grad being sworn in as U.S. ambassador to Slovakia  Lawrence Journal World

When Adam Sterling is sworn in today as a U.S. ambassador — the coveted pinnacle of a career in the Foreign *Service* — he'll lik.



Martha Oldham, the school district's longest-serving educator, retiring after 46 years as Lawrence High School librarian  Lawrence Journal World

After nearly half a century of checking out books to students at Lawrence High School, Martha Oldham is finally checking herself out.



Photo gallery: Lawrence High v. Free State wrestling  Lawrence Journal World

Family members of Reece Wright-Conklin, a 2012 Lawrence High graduate and three-time 6A state champion wrestler stand for a moment of silence as ...



Lawrence High students design, build Harry Potter-inspired playhouse for CASA fundraiser  Lawrence Journal World

Those driving past or visiting the Hillcrest Shopping Center near the intersection of Ninth and Iowa streets may have noticed an unus.



Photo gallery: Lawrence High School girls basketball camp  Lawrence Journal World

Lawrence High School girls basketball players and their new coach, Jeff Dickson, participated in a summer basketball camp, Thursday, June 5, 2014.



Return to glory? | News, Sports, Jobs  Lawrence Journal World

Lawrence High dominated Kansas high school volleyball during the latter quarter of the 20th century.



1970: Racial unrest sparked deadly violence | News, Sports, Jobs  Lawrence Journal World

The hot, dry summer of 1970 came to a boil the night of July 16.Rick “Tiger” Dowdell, a 19-year-old black man, fell dead i.



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