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2 arrested after reported gun sale between students at Lawrence High School  Lawrence Journal-World

Updated at 2:44 p.m. A reported gun sale between two students this week on the Lawrence High School campus led to the arrest of two teens. The gun in.

Lawrence High's Class of 2018 encouraged to rethink definitions of success, failure  Lawrence Journal-World

After a year in which Lawrence High School students lent their voices to causes both local and global, it was fitting to see LHS' Class of 2018 celebrate grad.

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.

Lawrence High falls to 0-2 after loss to Shawnee Mission East  Lawrence Journal-World

The Lawrence High football team didn't let a lopsided scoreboard keep it from battling hard all the way to the end of its home opener Friday night in a 43-13 loss ...

LHS senior Eric Galbreath continues to display improvement  Lawrence Journal-World

It's not hard to spot Lawrence High senior Eric Galbreath Jr. on the football field. The 6-foot-7, 213-pound defensive end has towered over every offensive l.

2018 Lawrence High School scholarship winners | News, Sports, Jobs  Lawrence Journal-World

Maryam Ahmed - Lawrence P.E.O. Scholarship, Prevention Leadership Scholarship Savanah Amnotte - Jack Dunn/Snap-On Tools/L.L.A.A. Toolbox Award Brisa ...

Lawrence school board to consider adding high school courses, hear report on graduation rates  Lawrence Journal-World

The Lawrence school board will consider at its meeting Monday adding high school courses for the 2019-2020 school year while expanding its college credit ...

One-third of Lawrence High School band members stricken with suspected norovirus on trip to Florida  Lawrence Journal World

About a third of the 150 Lawrence High School band members who were part of a recent trip to Orlando, Fla., fell ill with a gastrointestinal illness thought.

New LHS AD John Hilton excited to connect with coaches  Lawrence Journal-World

John Hilton was watching a summer football camp at Memorial Stadium when he got the call in June. At the end of the school year, Hilton decided it was time to.

Lawrence school district working with grassroots coalition to reintroduce alternative high school  Lawrence Journal-World

The Lawrence school district closed its alternative high school in 2004, but advocates say the need for it still remains, and they're working with the school di.

LHS senior Chisom Ajekwu signs with KU women's basketball  Lawrence Journal-World

Not long before the start of her final preps season, Lawrence High senior Chisom Ajekwu made her collegiate plans official. After announcing her verbal ...

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.

Lions set for start of fall sports season  Lawrence Journal-World

Lawrence High's fall sports teams will kick off the 2018-19 season this week. The girls golf team opens the season Wednesday, while the girls tennis team.

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 student stage walkout to call for better school safety  41 Action News Kansas City

Students at Free State High School in Lawrence, Kansas staged a walkout on Wednesday to honor victims of the tragic Florida high school shooting last week ...

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.

Lions look to keep things rolling during winter sports season  Lawrence Journal-World

The winter sports season kicked off Wednesday, which gives Lawrence High a chance to add to its recent success. Lawrence's girls track and field team capture.

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 school band trip to Orlando includes sickness  KWCH

Lawrence school officials say about a third of the 150 Lawrence High School band members who recently went to Orlando, Florida, became sick after apparently ...

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 ...

Preps notebook: LHS senior thriving as multisport athlete  Lawrence Journal-World

After practice, members of the Lawrence High football team headed straight to the soccer field at LHS. Lawrence players then cheered on senior goalkeeper ...

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 ...

Strong defensive performance lifts LHS to 1st win  Lawrence Journal-World

Moments after Lawrence High notched its first victory of the season, the team gathered around midfield. Senior linebacker Caleb Mondi handed the game ball to ...

Dedication, perseverance pay off for Lawrence school district's adult education graduates  Lawrence Journal-World

April Schwindt has tried three times to get her GED. She first dropped out of school in eighth grade and then got pregnant. She tried to go back to school, but.

Lawrence school board elects new officers, approves 5 cent increase in meal prices  Lawrence Journal-World

The Lawrence school board elected board member Jessica Beeson to a one-year term as president of the board Monday morning during its annual ...

Aging Lawrence High School would receive bulk of bond issue funds; a look at most pressing needs  Lawrence Journal World

Last Tuesday was, all things considered, a relatively normal day for the students and staff of Lawrence's Southwest Middle School a.

Preps notebook: A look at how area teams did this past week  Lawrence Journal-World

Lawrence High's volleyball team has demonstrated its dominance on a weekly basis this season. This past week was no different, as LHS swept its first home ...

Liberty Memorial Central Middle School choir performance to honor WWI armistice centennial  Lawrence Journal-World

An upcoming choir performance at the historic Liberty Memorial Central Middle School will honor the 100th anniversary of the end of World War I. The middle ...

As Lawrence students gear up for gun-control protests, adults pledge support in 'Wrap the Walkout' campaign  Lawrence Journal World

For 17 minutes starting at 10 a.m. on March 14, students, teachers and their supporters across the country will stage walkouts to honor the 17 victims of las.

Lawrence High School's Jack Hood named Lawrence Secondary Teacher of the Year  Lawrence Journal World

Apparently, the Lawrence school district doesn't mind a bit of stubble. On Wednesday morning, during a staff meeting at Lawr.

After rainy weekend, more precipitation on the way for Lawrence  Lawrence Journal-World

A rainy weekend in Lawrence could lead into a rainy week. Between the beginning of thunderstorms on Saturday and 1 p.m. Monday, Lawrence received about ...

Lawrence teen's leg broken after being pinned between two cars at LHS  Lawrence Journal World

A Lawrence High School student was seriously injured Monday afternoon after being pinned between two cars, one driven by another student. Few details.

Preps notebook: City golfers prepare for state tournament  Lawrence Journal-World

Lawrence High senior Beatrice Lopez does not want to think about it being her last tournament. Monday marks the final time Lopez will play in a golf tournament.

Ribbon cutter exemplifies Boys & Girls Club goals  Lawrence Journal-World

With snow falling outside and only an outdoor basketball hoop to play on, Avion Nelson decided what any child desperate to get some shots up would do.

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 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.

LHS transgender students face backlash after protest, say 'this isn't the end' for their advocacy  Lawrence Journal World

One day after student protests over transgender rights brought national media attention to Lawrence High, organizers behind the sit-in say conditions at 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.

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.

Peaslee Tech sees enrollment expand as it moves beyond early challenges  Lawrence Journal-World

Now in its fourth year of operation, the Dwayne Peaslee Technical Training Center has moved beyond the struggling narrative that accompanied its early history,

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 ...

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.

Go, See, Do | 'Jane Lynch: A Swingin' Little Christmas,' Bizarre Bazaar, saving Santa and People's Art Speakers Series  Lawrence Journal-World

Personally, I find holiday music to be a bit grating when it comes on each year. This might be because my dad used to play it all throughout the house nonstop.

Numbers show achievement gap between Lawrence high schools  Lawrence Journal World

Nearly 20 years ago, Free State High School was built on the outskirts of northwest Lawrence, parceling out students living north of.

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 ...

Preps notebook: Midseason takeaways for area football teams  Lawrence Journal-World

It's hard to believe that the first half of the regular season is already in the books. Since it is the midway point of the football season, it's worth men.

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 ...

Several LHS marching band members take the knee during national anthem at football game  Lawrence Journal World

Several members of the Lawrence High School marching band took a cue from professional sports and took a knee while performing the national anthem at ...

Activists share stories of growing up transgender during talk at Lawrence High School  Lawrence Journal World

Stephanie Mott spent her childhood playing dress-up. Every single day, she'd put on her “Steven Suit,” not for fun, she remembers, but out of necessity.

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.

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 district's LGBT policies to be reflected in new high school facilities  Lawrence Journal World

The LGBT guidelines adopted by the Lawrence school board on Monday will affect the remodeling of Lawrence and Free State high schools, according to a ...

Lawrence school district's $87 million bond issue: A few frequently asked questions  Lawrence Journal World

Last week, paper ballots were sent out to homes across the Lawrence school district asking voters to approve a proposed $87 million bond issue. If approved ...

Lawrence High School announces Honor Roll | News, Sports, Jobs  Lawrence Journal World

Lawrence High School has announced its Honor Roll for the second semester of the 2014-2015 school year. A GPA of at least 3.5 is required. 12t.

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, ...

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, ...

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.

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,

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.

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 ...

Lawrence High class of '64, celebrating its 50th reunion this weekend, was one for the history books  Lawrence Journal World

A famous mystery writer. A billionaire investor. A noted Native American sculptor. An engineer who worked on the International Space Station.What do a.

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.

LGBT privacy concerns to be part of LHS, FSHS locker room makeovers  Lawrence Journal World

When Lawrence school board members earlier this month took action on locker rooms, you might have thought parents would soon start as.

Lawrence High teacher honored by Northwestern University | News, Sports, Jobs  Lawrence Journal World

A world-class university honored Lawrence High School history teacher Valerie Schrag Tuesday, but the recognition she cares about mos.

Relationships key to building strong school system, Lawrence superintendent finalist tells community at meet-and-greet  Lawrence Journal World

After attending meet-and-greets for both superintendent finalists, Lawrence mother and part-time paraprofessional Kim Barbee says she's not sure whom she.

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

A Kansas City, Missouri, public school leader and one from Kansas City, Kansas public schools are finalists to lead Lawrence public schools.

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 ...

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 ...

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.

Hayden to resign as Lawrence superintendent, will stay with district in new role, pending board approval  Lawrence Journal World

Kyle Hayden is resigning as the superintendent of Lawrence Public Schools after less than a year on the job, the district has announc.

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 ...

Lions excited for the start of spring sports  Lawrence Journal World

With the weather starting to heat up, that only means one thing: it's time for the start of high school spring sports. Two o.

Affidavit: Deputy Admitted Sex Acts With Kansas Inmate  U.S. News & World Report

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — A court document contends a former Douglas County sheriff's deputy admitted he had sex with a female inmate in his office at the jail ...

Lawrence high schoolers to have access to condoms in schools this fall  Lawrence Journal World

Starting this fall, students at both Lawrence public high schools will be able to freely access condoms at their school's health of.

British artist who plants pansies at sites of homophobic abuse brings his project to Lawrence  Lawrence Journal-World

There's a single pansy planted atop the steps near the Campanile. A few yards away, along Memorial Drive, there's another one. The bright-faced, happy li.

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.

Starting school after 9 a.m.: Board likes idea for high school students, but cost, other concerns loom  Lawrence Journal World

Though Lawrence school district leaders generally agreed that later start times for the district's secondary schools would benefit.

Suspects identified in LHS football field vandalism that included racial epithet  Lawrence Journal World

Several high school students have been identified as suspects in connection with vandalizing the Lawrence High School football field.The vandalism, di.

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.

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 school officials weigh how to teach 'Huckleberry Finn'  Lawrence Journal World

Lawrence school district officials said Monday that there has been no official change in policy regarding the teaching of Mark Twain'

School district's $87 million bond issue passes with nearly 75 percent of vote  Lawrence Journal World

The Lawrence school district's $87 million bond issue passed Tuesday with nearly 75 percent of the vote, the Douglas County Clerk's office announced Tuesday ...

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

Images from the 2014 Lawrence High School graduation.

Photo gallery: 2016 Lawrence High Commencement | News, Sports, Jobs  Lawrence Journal World

Wearing class of 2016 sunglasses, graduate Anthony Harvey gets some high fives from some of the Lawrence High faculty during the processional of Lawrence ...

Lawrence prepares for full takeover of troubled virtual high school  Lawrence Journal World

The Lawrence school district is preparing to take full control of Lawrence Virtual High School, a charter school that until recently had been run by a privat.

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.

New principal named at Lawrence High School | News, Sports, Jobs  Lawrence Journal World

A new leader will be pounding his chest at Lawrence High School next school year.Matt Brungardt was announced this week as the.

Steve Rampy named next LHS football coach | News, Sports, Jobs  Lawrence Journal World

After spending eight years as an offensive coordinator at Pittsburg State, Steve Rampy was announced as Lawrence High's football coach on Friday evening.

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.

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.

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 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 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.

Shane Jackson: Les Miles should prioritize in-state recruiting for KU football  KUsports

Les Miles set the tone on the importance of recruiting during his introductory press conference one week ago. Miles, of course, will likely not be targeting the ...

Healthy Outlook: Senior tennis class combines fun and fitness  Lawrence Journal World

Ann Anderson describes her job as “frosting on frosting.” A University of Kansas graduate, Anderson has held several jobs throughout her career, b.

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 Class of 2014 scholarship winners  Lawrence Journal World

Students pictured are winners of local scholarships.

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.

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.

LHS has 413 new alumni | News, Sports, Jobs  Lawrence Journal World

Krystal Kayhill had officially graduated from Lawrence High School, and one major thought entered her head. “It's just a big, huge relief that we don't have to ...

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