The Budget

Busing leaves students behind

By Caitlyn Wangerin, Staff Writer

October 22, 2009

Filed under Opinion

This stomach dropping feeling is common to every student who rides the bus. Bus drivers have been late on arrival and late on pick up. It also has happened during the afternoon pickup that a bus driver came half an hour late, lea...

Without funding, stage goes dark

By Tommy Kitchen, Guest Writer

October 8, 2009

Filed under Opinion, Web Exclusive

The lights are on in a variety of different colors, the sound has been checked multiple times, the auditorium swept and ready for spectators, the actors have spent countless hours practicing their lines. But this would not happen if the distri...

LHS late arrival system should mirror Free State’s

By Emily Donnell, Arts and Entertainment Editor

October 4, 2009

Filed under Opinion

   Each month, every student at Lawrence High can arrive to school an hour and a half late. This is known as late arrival, but Lawrence High only receives this once a month. However, Free State is blessed with late arrival every...

Budget investigation: In school suspension

By Jake Mather, News Editor

September 24, 2009

Filed under Opinion

A student walks through the doorway, an escort follows suit. The student walks over to a desk and sits down, quietly waiting for the escort to finish speaking with ISS supervisor Navonne Easter.   “What did you do to get...

Uncle Sam wants you, but you don’t need him

By Chloe Sheridan, Staff Writer

September 24, 2009

Filed under Opinion

   Military recruiters travel throughout the United States, going from school to school recruiting impressionable students to join their forces. They fill young minds with glorified thoughts of fighting for their country. Recruiters...

Firebird for a day: Budget staffer Jon Cohen investigates

By Jon Cohen, Print Editor-in-Chief

September 24, 2009

Filed under Opinion

As I walked into Free State High School on Friday, Sept. 12, I imagined myself as a European settler, leaving the mother country and setting foot on new soil in America. I was an ambassadors of an old culture, rich in tradition...

Senior parking is just not possible

By Samantha Schwartz, Online Editor-in-Chief

September 10, 2009

Filed under Opinion, Web Exclusive

Let’s set the record straight. There has never been a “senior lot”. In past years, there have only been enough spaces for all the seniors and just a few juniors. Therefore, when seniors searched for a space in the morning,...

Staff Editorial: Freshmen should not move up to high school

By John Pollock, Staff Writer

September 9, 2009

Filed under Opinion

   High school is a better place without freshman. District officials are thinking about adding freshmen in Lawrence high schools and changing up the system, but the current system makes school easier for everyone.        ...

Room numbers confuse student body

By Jake Mather, News Editor

September 9, 2009

Filed under Opinion

  A massive problem has taken root in LHS, no not the cockroaches, but the room numbering system. This problem plagues the very students that step foot in the hallways; it feasts on the confusion of sophomores and LINK leaders alik...

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