The Budget

Student Spotlight: If I were principal…Haley Harwood

By Samantha Schwartz, Online Editor-in-Chief

October 22, 2009

Senior Haley Harwood tells the Budget what she would do as principal for the day. Have your own ideas? You could be the next one featured in the Budget's Student Spotlight. If Harwood were principal, she would: Create a school carniva...

Hot Links: Top 10 Ways to Get To Know the Song You Like

By Natalie Wilkins, Staff writer

October 22, 2009

Whenever you hear a new or unfamiliar song, it can be frustrating not knowing what the song is saying. The fun of hearing a song you like is being able to sing along with it. There are several online sites that allow you to look...

FreeRunning through the urban jungle

By Jono Robbins, Opinion Editor

October 22, 2009

I felt the wind blow past me as I lifted myself over a concrete ledge and landed onto the grass several feet below. After wandering in the urban jungle for some time, I finally came to my training grounds, which were fully equi...

Meet LHS’ 2009 National Merit Semifinalists

By Samantha Schwartz, Online Editor-in-Chief

September 25, 2009

Meet the LHS National Merit Semifinalists, then see how they did on the Online Budget's Super-Quiz. Roy Wedge How he studied for the PSAT: Online, over a long period of time Number of colleges applying to: About 10 Top colle...

National Merit Semifinalists take on the Budget’s Super-Quiz

By Samantha Schwartz, Online Editor-in-Chief

September 25, 2009

Take this challenging quiz and see you how stack up against LHS' National Merit Semifinalists. Budget Online’s National Merit Super-Quiz Write down your answers, compare them with the Semifinalists and then click here for ...

National Merit Super-Quiz: The answers

By Samantha Schwartz, Online Editor-in-Chief

September 25, 2009

Here are the answers to our challenging quiz.   1) Prove your intelligence in one sentence. (Open ended) 2) What does lucubrate mean? to read by lamplight 3) Why does Swiss cheese have holes? Swiss cheese has ho...

Role Reversal: Chess and Pom Squad members switch places

By Natalie Wilkins, staff writer

September 9, 2009

Junior Brandon Marcure is a member of the LHS chess team. He was taught how to play chess when he was only four years old by his father, but he never played much until last semester when he joined the Chess Club. Marcure has very...

Samantha Schwartz- online editor/photographer

August 20, 2009

Samantha Schwartz is a senior at Lawrence High. She has been enthralled with journalism since reading her first advice column at age eight.   This year, Samantha hopes to bring the Budget into the multimedia world.  Samantha...

Heather Lawrenz – adviser

August 17, 2009

Heather Lawrenz is adviser of the Budget newspaper (print and online editions), as well as the Red & Black yearbook.

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