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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 inside book bag at Lawrence High School  KCTV Kansas City
  4. Gun found in Lawrence High student’s backpack  KSNT News
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Taser confiscated from Lawrence High student at school, district says  Lawrence Journal-World

Administrators at Lawrence High School confiscated a Taser from a student after it discharged on school property Thursday morning, district spokeswoman Julie ...



Les Miles Press Conference – Kansas Jayhawks  Kansas Jayhawks

LAWRENCE, Kan. — On Friday, the Jayhawks held their 17th practice of Fall Camp during the day, before Head Coach Les Miles and players made an ...



OU signs wrestling brothers, basketball recruit  The Ottawa Herald

Ottawa University athletic programs continue to add to their rosters for the upcoming seasons. Men's basketball. The Braves signed TJ Campbell for the 2019-20 ...



Lawrence and Free State high students get an extra week of summer vacation  WIBW

Summer vacation will last a little longer this year for high school students in Lawrence.



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 ...



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.



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.



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.



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.



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 ...



Lawrence hospital's new summer leadership program for high schoolers targets health disparities  Lawrence Journal-World

Three Lawrence high school students will pilot a leadership program this summer at LMH Health that takes aim at big issues of health disparities and inequities.



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 ...



When football players join in to mock transgender people, Kansas high school students protest with a sit-in  The Washington Post

Holding signs that said “trans rights = human rights” and “I shouldn't have to be cis to be safe,” students at a Kansas high school cut classes and held a sit-in ...



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.



Senior Brett Chapple, ultimate glue guy, crucial to Lawrence's success  Lawrence Journal-World

True to his character, Lawrence High senior Brett Chapple's favorite basketball moment features a rebound. Chapple has enjoyed his fair share of postseason b.



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 ...



Fewer sunflowers expected this year at popular Lawrence farm  WDAF FOX4 Kansas City

LAWRENCE, Kan. -- What should be a field of blooming sunflowers is anything but at a popular Lawrence farm. The owners of Grinter's Sunflower Farm off of ...



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, ...



Engineering education outreach program benefits Kansas teachers  KU Today

LAWRENCE — High school teachers from across Kansas are gathered at the University of Kansas for six weeks this summer to participate in research and learn ...



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.



Lights and Sirens | Lawrence police blotter for April 8  Lawrence Journal-World

Listed below is the majority of Lawrence police activity within the last 24 hours. Each afternoon the Lawrence Police Department releases a list of officer act.



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 ...



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.



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 High student earns spot in All-National Honor Choir for second year in a row  Lawrence Journal World

Gavin Jones may just be the first kid from Lawrence to make it into the All-National Honor Choir two years in a row. That's accordi.



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.



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.



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 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 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 ...



LHS suffers 48-23 loss to Olathe North on Senior Night  Lawrence Journal-World

Sophomore quarterback Tre' Jackson couldn't resist the tears after a narrow 48-23 loss to Olathe North Friday night at LHS on Senior Night. “I love (the.



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.



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 ...



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 ...



“Voice of the Jayhawks,” Max Falkenstien, passes away at 95  Kansas Jayhawks

Max Falkenstien, who broadcast University of Kansas football and men's basketball games for 60 years, died Monday afternoon. He was 95.



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

Images from the 2014 Lawrence High School graduation.



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 ...



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 ...



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 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 ...



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.



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 ...



Following a family legacy in the arts, Lawrence native is singing opera in Germany  Lawrence Journal-World

Sarah Bodle couldn't just come to Lawrence and spend Christmas with her family; she had to squeeze in a performance. The 28-year-old opera singer, who ...



KCK’s Sumner Academy named top school in Kansas, one of the best in the US  WDAF FOX4 Kansas City

KANSAS CITY, Kan. -- Sumner Academy consistently ranks among the top schools in the nation. This year, it's no different. Earlier this week, the U.S. News and ...



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 ...



Douglas County family in disbelief after losing home from tornado  WDAF FOX4 Kansas City

LAWRENCE, Kan. -- A large tornado left behind a path of destruction just outside Lawrence. Almost every home in a neighborhood in the Shank Hill area, about ...



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.



Lawrence High English teacher $10000 richer, thanks to guys named Bob  Lawrence Journal World

Lawrence High School English teacher Michael Carriger could handle the recognition that comes with being this year's Bobs' Award.



Max Falkenstien's Celebration of Life set for Saturday  Kansas Jayhawks

LAWRENCE, Kan. – Max Falkenstien's Celebration of Life will be Saturday, August 24, at 2 p.m. at the Lied Center on the University of Kansas campus (1600 ...



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 ...



KUs Dirk Wedd says Miles making state a recruiting priority  The Topeka Capital-Journal

Dirk Wedd is just months into a new job with Kansas football, but he spent nearly 30 years preparing for it.The head football coach at his alma mater, Lawrence ...



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 ...



City notes: Spring sports hit crunch time  The Topeka Capital-Journal

It's a big week for spring high school sports, with city baseball, softball and track and field teams set for regional competition while girls swimming teams will ...



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

About 50 Lawrence High School band members in Orlando, Fla., for a performing arts competition at Disney World fell ill with a gastrointestinal illness thought to ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 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.



Federal agency opens centers to help Kansas tornado victims apply for low-interest loans  WDAF FOX4 Kansas City

LINWOOD, Kan. -- Three weeks after an EF-4 tornado devastated several counties in Kansas, a federal agency is stepping in to offer a bit of help. The Small ...



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.



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-



Turner Corcoran, Lawrence Free State, Offensive Tackle  247Sports

Long and lean right now. Could/should easily carry 320 pounds on the next level. Flexibility to play all five offensive line positions. A high-impact run blocker.



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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.



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.



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 ...



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 ...



Local high school students tell city leaders more students are 'vaping,' ask city to raise tobacco age to 21  Lawrence Journal World

Some local high school students say a growing number of their peers are using e-cigarettes, and they want the city to raise the age to purchase tobacco-relat.



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.



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 ...



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.



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.



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.



‘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 ...



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.



Olathe Public Schools takes back day of spring break from h.s. students to make up snow days  WDAF FOX4 Kansas City

OLATHE, Kan. -- Olathe Public Schools announced their plan Monday to make up snow days, and it only impacts high school students. According to a letter from ...



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.



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, ...



Tornado shelters provided for drivers along Kansas Turnpike  WDAF FOX4 Kansas City

LAWRENCE, Kan. -- Stormy weather might make traveling tricky for those returning from the Memorial Day holiday weekend. That's why the Kansas Turnpike ...



Some KCKPS students will have to go to school two days longer due to weather  WDAF FOX4 Kansas City

KANSAS CITY, Kan. -- Kansas City, Kan. school district officials decided how to handle make up days due to numerous cancellations caused by inclement ...



'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 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.



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.



2nd District candidate Paul Davis has a 'new endeavor' for Kansas Democrats  Lawrence Journal-World

TOPEKA — Whenever a story is written about Paul Davis and virtually any time he meets voters on the campaign trail, one subject almost always comes up: his ...



Max Falkenstien, voice of KU for 60 years, dies at age 95  Manhattan Mercury

LAWRENCE — Max Falkenstien, whose voice became synonymous with University of Kansas football and men's basketball broadcasts for six decades, died ...



Headlines for Wednesday, June 26, 2019  kansaspublicradio.org

Here are the headlines for our area, as compiled by KPR news staffers.



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.



Served up: Free State tennis wins inaugural City Series  Lawrence Journal World

Near the end of his championship match Tuesday, Free State High sophomore Sawyer Nickel drilled a forehand winner down the baseline a.



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 ...



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 ...



Headlines for Thursday, June 27, 2019  kansaspublicradio.org

Here are the headlines for our area, as compiled by KPR staffers.



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 ...



Headlines for Thursday, February 14, 2019  kansaspublicradio.org

Happy Valentine's Day! Here are your news headlines.



High school graduation dates to change in 2013 | News, Sports, Jobs  Lawrence Journal World

The tradition of when Lawrence and Free State high school graduates flip their tassels is in for a change.On Monday, the board approved moving the dis.



Eudora businessman plans free weekend benefit festival for Kansas tornado victims  WDAF FOX4 Kansas City

EUDORA, Kan. – A Eudora businessman has organized a tornado relief benefit festival this weekend. It's been nearly a month since an EF-4 tornado ripped ...



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.



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