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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.

Gun found in student’s bag at Lawrence school. It’s the 2nd time in less than a week, superintendent says  Kansas City Star

A gun was found in a student's book bag Tuesday morning at a Lawrence, Kansas, school, Lawrence Public Schools said in a statement.

School board approves updated construction agreement for Lawrence High School  Lawrence Journal-World

A massive update to Lawrence High School is set to begin this summer that, among other things, aims to improve navigability, boost security and student privacy,

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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.

Kansas school district reacts to 5 gun incidents on campuses  Hays 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 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.

After 3 inclement-weather days, Lawrence district will not have to add a day to school year  Lawrence Journal-World

Despite canceling school for three inclement-weather days, the Lawrence district will not have to add a day to the school year. However, schools will be in se.

Lawrence girls take down ranked foe on Senior Night  Lawrence Journal-World

With eight seconds to go in the game, LHS coach Jeff Dickson substituted out Chisom Ajekwu for junior Sophie DeWitt. Striding from one end of the court to the ...

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 at school Monday to demand sanctions against student athletes who mocked transgender people in a ...

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 ...

Lawrence school board to consider striking class-size goals from policy  Lawrence Journal-World

The Lawrence school board will consider Monday a committee's suggestion to remove existing elementary class-size goals from board policy. The action before ...

LHS surrenders early lead in loss to Shawnee Mission South  Lawrence Journal-World

OVERLAND PARK — Lawrence High football coach Steve Rampy did not mince words during his postgame message to his team. Rampy believed the Lions ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 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 ...

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.

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.

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 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 ...

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 ...

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.

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’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 ...

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 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.

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 remembe.

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 ...

Voters Guide: Multiple voting options available in Douglas County  Lawrence Journal-World

Douglas County's 77 polling sites will be open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Election Day, Nov. 6. Residents can find the locations of their polling sites at the D.

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 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, ...

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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.

School board won't bid school projects, will rely on construction managers to control costs  Lawrence Journal World

Nearly $70 million in construction projects to improve Lawrence schools won't go through the longtime process of the school board s.

Hillcrest Elementary earns U.S. Department of Education Blue Ribbon Award  Lawrence Journal-World

A small plaque in the principal's office explains why the U.S. Department of Education recognized Lawrence's Hillcrest Elementary as a 2018 National Blue ...

Only in Lawrence: David Platt takes teaching farther  Lawrence Journal World

For David Platt, teaching students extends beyond his classroom at Lawrence High School — thousands of miles beyond, actually.

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 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 ...

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.

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 ...

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 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 ...

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

Images from the 2014 Lawrence High School graduation.

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 ...

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.

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 ...

Headlines for Thursday, February 14, 2019

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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.

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.

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 ...

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.

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.

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, ...

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 ...

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.

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.

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.

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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.

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.

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: First day of LHS and FSHS football practice  Lawrence Journal World

View a gallery of images from the first day of football practice for the Lions and Firebirds.

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-

Vanessa Thompson Thomas returns for concert | Entertainment  Clay Center Dispatch

The Clay County Arts Council will once again bring vocalist Vanessa Thomas back to Clay Center with 2 performances at the Rex Theatre on Sunday, ...

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.

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.

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 ...

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.

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.

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Headlines for Tuesday, February 12, 2019

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

Lawrence teen charged in 'horrific' murder allegedly confessed to friend  The Boston Globe

Mathew Borges, 15, was ordered held on charges that he murdered and mutilated Lee Manuel Viloria-Paulino, a 16-year-old classmate.

Thirteen new inductees set for Lawrence High Hall of Fame  The Trentonian

LAWRENCE >> The athletic director may be new, but a decade-old tradition lives on at Lawrence High School as the Cardinals will feature 13 new inductees at ...

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.

Dale Dean Powell  Salina Post

Dale Dean Powell, 92, of McPherson, Kansas, passed away at 6:06 a.m., Friday, February 8th, 2019 while in the company of family members, at Cedars House.

City hopes its bus service can help K-12 students get to school  Lawrence Journal World

City and school district leaders are hoping the city bus *service* can fill in where the district's bus system comes up short. The city has recently bee.

Photo gallery: Lawrence High School Hall of Honor  Lawrence Journal World

The Lawrence High School Alumni Association inducted U.S. District Judge Monti Belot III, Colorado State Senator Nancy (Knox) Todd, U.S. Court of Appeals ...

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.

Week 5 high school football scoreboard for Kansas teams  The Wichita Eagle

We have the schedule and scores from around the Wichita area of Week 5 of high school football here. Northwest hosts Kapaun, and Maize goes to Goddard.

Lawrence school board to consider committee to propose middle school's name change  Lawrence Journal World

The Lawrence school board will consider Monday the appointment of a committee to be charged with recommending a name change for South Middle School.

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.

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 ...

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.

Vietnam vet, engineer files application for Lawrence school board seat  Lawrence Journal World

William “Bill” Roth thinks public schools could learn a thing or two from the military — at least where racial equity is concer.

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 ...

High school evacuated in Lawrence after bomb threat  KCTV Kansas City

A bomb threat at a Lawrence high school has caused school officials to evacuate their building and cancel classes.

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