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Cross-town high schools’ homecomings conflict

October 3, 2013

Filed under News, Print Stories, Student Life

When making plans for Sept. 27, senior Anish Patel had a decision to make: which homecoming to attend. This year, both Lawrence High School and Free State High School held their homecomings the same night. The decision about...

Homecoming royalty mark firsts

October 3, 2013

Filed under Features, News, Print Stories, Student Life

By Kendra Schwartz Nearly falling over at the sound of her own name, senior Puja Shah gripped the arm of her partner, Narito Mendez, thankful she wasn’t sporting heels beneath her turquoise floor-length gown. Her equally shocked king, ...

Letter from the Co-Editors-In-Chief

September 11, 2013

Filed under Features, Letter From The Editor(s), News, Print Stories, Recent Posts, Staff, Student Life

Dear Readers, This year, we have elected to write a “Letter from the Co-Editors-In-Chief” column to address some of the issues throughout each edition of "The Budget." On the first day of class, "The Budget" staff requested we...

Jamboree previews fall

September 8, 2013

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On Aug. 18, fall sports teams suited up and put on a show for a stadium full of fans. Boys soccer, volleyball and football scrimmaged varsity and junior varsity teams while varsity cheerleaders cheered on football players....

District falls short in disability awareness efforts

September 8, 2013

Filed under Opinion, Print Stories

By Charlie Backus Four years ago a disability awareness law was passed, but Lawrence USD 497 hasn’t fully embraced the opportunity to spread awareness. The law designates the third week of October as Disabilities Awarenes...

Genderqueer students deserve equality

September 8, 2013

Filed under Opinion, Print Stories

By Nia Rutledge Looks like a girl, talks like a girl, walks like a girl. Must be a girl. Looks like a boy, talks like a boy, walks like a boy. Must be a boy. The idea that a person assigned as male or female at birth will forev...

Students awarded for effort

September 8, 2013

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By Kendra Schwartz Although every student dreams of the perfect parking spot, getting the school’s Wi-Fi password, or getting to jump the lunch line, starting next month, one of these dreams will become a reality for 10 stude...

Fall sports teams train during the summer

September 8, 2013

Filed under Print Stories

While many were relaxing over the summer, sports teams were getting ready for the fall season. Soccer Boys soccer coach Mike Murphy worked with the boys from June 3 to July 26. The boys soccer team trained for two hours a...

Trouble in the twittersphere

September 8, 2013

Filed under Print Stories

Getting your built-up anger out over the internet may not be such a good idea after all. Who would’ve guessed? As social media sites like Facebook, Twitter and Instagram become a big part of life, steps are being taken to...

Student lends a hand

September 8, 2013

Filed under Print Stories

Crazy driving, food in plastic bags and a soccer school for boys are some of the things senior Lindsay Kelly experienced during her 10-day adventure to the capital of El Salvador, San Salvador. Kelly and her sister, Lauren,...

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