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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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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 ...

All-State Academic Team: Honorable Mention Team - News  Pratt Tribune

Each year, The Topeka Capital-Journal chooses the All-State Academic Team, a recognition of the best and brightest young minds the Sunflower State has to ...

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.

Preps notebook: Seniors, depth fueling hot start by LHS girls swim  Lawrence Journal-World

Three meets, three victories. It has been a perfect start to the 2019 campaign for the Lawrence High girls swim and dive team. Lawrence claimed its third win i.

Blazers softball team sweeps Lions in thrilling doubleheader

Apr 30, 2019 | Sports |. Coach Pete Logan The Gardner-Edgerton High School softball team awakened their bats on Thursday, pounding the visiting Lady Lions ...

Lawrence student won't face charges after rifle found in car  WIBW

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — A Free State High School student who left a hunting gun in his car in the school parking lot will not face charges. The Douglas County ...

Weather-related closings, cancellations and delays for Wednesday, Feb. 20  Lawrence Journal-World

Updated at 8 a.m., Wednesday • Lawrence Public Schools will be closed. All after-school and evening events will proceed as scheduled, unless cancele.

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 ...

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.

Lights and Sirens | Lawrence police blotter for April 12  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.

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 ...

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.

Two men arrested on rape, other felony charges after weekend incident in Lawrence  Lawrence Journal-World

Story updated at 2:03 p.m. Monday Two men were arrested on rape and other serious felony charges this weekend, after a woman told police she'd been.

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 School 2017 Commencement | News, Sports, Jobs  Lawrence Journal World

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

Lawrence Community Orchestra with Horseshoe Road

Description: Bluegrass band Horseshoe Road will join the Lawrence Community Orchestra for a killer variety of fun tunes. Submitted by: Alison Watkins ...

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’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 ...

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 ...

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.

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, ...

Kaw Valley Eagles Day event rescheduled for Saturday  Lawrence Journal-World

The Jayhawk Audubon Society has rescheduled its annual Kaw Valley Eagles Day for Saturday. This year's event was originally scheduled for Jan. 19 but was ...

50 members of Lawrence HS band catch norovirus  41 Action News Kansas City

Around 50 members of the Lawrence High School band became sick with norovirus during a recent team trip to Disney World.

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.

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 ...

Hays High principal to interview in Manhattan - News  Hays Daily News

The Hays High School principal is a candidate for the same position at Manhattan High School. In a posting on its website earlier this week, Manhattan-Ogden ...

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 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 ...

Top Student Scientists Eye Grand Prize in Samsung's STEM Contest  Samsung Newsroom US

They're keeping their eyes on the prize. Ten teams of young scientists from public schools around the country are set to descend on New York City for a whi.

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.

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 ...

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 ...

MHS principal candidate announcement delayed | Education  Manhattan Mercury

The school district won't announce the interview committee's pick for Manhattan High School principal until after spring break, assistant superintendent Eric Reid ...

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.

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.

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.

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 ...

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 ...

Sam Hankins Stays Grounded Even as His Javelin Soars  MileSplit

Manhattan\'s Sam Hankins maintains healthy perspective while rising to the top of the U.S. rankings.

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 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 ...

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

Images from the 2014 Lawrence High School graduation.

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.

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.

Volleyball Sub-State Matchups Announced for 6A, 5A & 4A  CatchItKansas

KSHSAA announced the matchups and host sites for sub-state volleyball in classes 6A through 4A set for October 20th. CLASS 6A WEST. HELD AT ...

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.

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.

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 ...

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.

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.

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 ...

Douglas County deputy charged with sex with jail inmate  Lawrence Journal-World

A Douglas County sheriff's deputy assigned to the jail has been charged with unlawful sexual relations for alleged sexual activity with a female inmate there.

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.

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 ...

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 ...

Prosecutor alleges cold-blooded killing in trial of woman accused of shooting, burning man; defense says she was victim of domestic abuse  Lawrence Journal-World

Story updated 7:12 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2019: Whoever killed Joel Wales left a trail nearly every step of the way — text messages, a GPS device, b.

Former Lawrence High athlete killed on I-35 remembered as diligent, modest  Lawrence Journal World

At 5-foot-4, Travis Sanders was never the biggest player on the baseball field. But people who knew him said the former 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 ...

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.

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.

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 ...

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.

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.

'Extraordinary' glut of murder trials straining Douglas County court, jury pool  Lawrence Journal-World

More than a year went by with not one murder trial in Douglas County District Court — until July. Now the court is in the middle of what's believed to be a.

Lawrence High soccer making offseason strides | News, Sports, Jobs  Lawrence Journal World

Lawrence High's boys soccer team is thin in terms of varsity experience that will be returning for the upcoming season, but expecta.

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.

BLHS baseball falls to De Soto 7-4 Tuesday night  Leavenworth Times

The Basehor-Linwood baseball team hosted De Soto on Tuesday for a conference matchup. De Soto would take the game 7-4. The Bobcats were led on offense ...

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 ...

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.

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-

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.

KU women's basketball signs five  Salina Post

LAWRENCE – Athletic. Explosive. Agile. Scorer's mentality. Strong. These are just a few of the terms used to describe Kansas head women's basketball coach ...

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.

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, ...

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.

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.

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.

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.

Lawrence school board candidates state what they want in next superintendent  Lawrence Journal World

One of the most important decisions for the three school board members who will be elected in November will be one of their first: hi.

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 ...

District announces new positions; superintendent says 'reorganization' will improve equity, instruction goals  Lawrence Journal World

The Lawrence school district this week announced a reshuffling of positions at administrative offices that Superintendent Kyle Hayden said will better suppor.

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 ...

Kansas City area school leaders finalists for top job in Lawrence  Kansas City Star

The next leader of public schools in Lawrence will likely come from the Kansas City area. Both finalists for the Lawrence Public Schools superintendent's job are ...

Skyline Thunderbirds set 3-point state record  Pratt Tribune

Eight players for Skyline-Pratt boys basketball team scored 3-point shots in a lopsided win, 77-17, over Attica, in which the Thunderbirds broke a state record for ...

Lawrence school board member and board president not seeking re-election  Lawrence Journal World

Longtime school board member Vanessa Sanburn and board president Marcel Harmon will not be seeking re-election this year, the two sep.

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.

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: March For Our Lives at the Kansas Statehouse  Lawrence Journal-World

Hundreds of people rallied against gun violence Saturday, March 24, 2018, at the Kansas Statehouse in Topeka as part of the nationwide March For Our Lives ...

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.

'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 ...

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.

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 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 ...

Thousands in Lawrence and Topeka join March for Our Lives protest  Lawrence Journal-World

On Saturday morning, more than 1000 people marched through the streets of downtown Lawrence calling for an end to gun violence. Not even an hour later, ...

12 Lawrence-area students named National Merit semifinalists | News, Sports, Jobs  Lawrence Journal World

Twelve Lawrence high schoolers have been named semifinalists for the National Merit Scholarship Program, whic.

Most high school football state championships in each state  MaxPreps

MaxPreps News - South Dakota's Washington has the most titles with 42, but three others have at least 30 championships.

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