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Prank text sent to mother on 10/1/09, cops called

By Samantha Schwartz, Online Editor-in-Chief

October 2, 2009

Filed under News, Web Exclusive

Due to FERPA laws, only the following information can be revealed: A Lawrence High student texted another student's mom using the other student's phone saying that the kid was in danger of being shot. He meant it to be a joke. The...

KU Band Day, Jamboree cancelations disappoint band

By Nikki Carmody, Staff Writer

September 24, 2009

Filed under News

 The Jamboree and the KU Band Day Parade, two major fall events, have been the earliest performances for the Lawrence High Band. This year, however, neither event took place.  The cancellation of the Jamboree was due to incomplete...

Zero Tolerance: A policy of black and white

By Kimi Brickey, Staff Writer

September 24, 2009

Filed under News

A nine-year-old boy at Tonganoxie Elementary School was found with a BB gun in his backpack on July 31. Because of the incident, Leavenworth County made a request for a hearing at the District Court. The gun was found without...

Fast Five: 9/23/09

By John Pollock, Staff Writer

September 24, 2009

Filed under News

At 4:15 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 24, the sophomore football team will play Shawnee Mission East High School. The game will be played on the LHS football field. At 6 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 30, the LHS orchestra concerto will ho...

KCTV to cover LHS live on Sept. 25

By Samantha Schwartz, Online Editor-in-Chief

September 18, 2009

Filed under News, Web Exclusive

KCTV 5 has chosen Lawrence High School as one of their viewing area’s “Cool Schools.” From 5-8 AM Friday, Sept. 25, Channel 5 will have a crew in the main gym interviewing and filming Lawrence High students and staff. Librarian...

Budget crunch: school copes with limited funds

By Jon Cohen, Print Editor-in-Chief

September 9, 2009

Filed under Uncategorized

Starting in May and continuing through June and July, district teachers have had to cut back spending by 50 percent in response to a district wide mandate aimed at cutting costs to balance an ever-shrinking budget.    For li...

Fast Five 9/9/09

By Jake Mather, News Editor

September 9, 2009

Filed under News

The Orchestra Marathon Concert will be from 1 p.m. – 6 p.m. Sept. 20. The concert will raise money for their trip to Chicago later this year. To conduct the orchestra hopeful conductors will have to pay a small fee during ...

New superintendent, Doll, faces unique challenges in Lawrence

By Zach Carnahan

September 9, 2009

Filed under News

   When classes started this fall, it was not just the first day for new students. Rick Doll also spent his first day as the new superintendent of the Lawrence School District. Doll took over the position from Randy Weseman...

Concerns arise over stadium’s readiness

By Kimi Brickey, Staff Writer

September 9, 2009

Filed under News

The first Lawrence High School football game, against Shawnee Mission North, is set for 7 p.m. Sept. 4 at Lawrence High. However, many staff and students question if the location will remain the same. Lawrence High School has...

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