The School Newspaper of Lawrence High School.

The Budget

The School Newspaper of Lawrence High School.

The Budget

The School Newspaper of Lawrence High School.

The Budget

2019-2020 Staff

Elijah Paden

Elijah Paden

I'm in my third year at The Budget. I work on design and graphics. I dance at the Lawrence Art Center. I love reading, talking to people, listening to music, games, and generally living life.

Ella Trendel

Ella Trendel

My name is Ella Trendel and this is my 3rd year on staff. I'm a writer, reporter, and Captions Editor for The Budget. While at LHS I've participated in orchestra, cross country, and NHS. Outside of school you can find me reading...

Kenna McNally

Kenna McNally

As editor of the Red & Black yearbook, I am excited to put together our best book yet this year! I am able to do a lot of things, but my favorites are reporting and photography. Outside of journalism, I dance at the Lawrence...

Andrew Phalen

Andrew Phalen

I am in my second year as an editor of the LHS Budget and in my first as an editor-in-chief. My journalistic passion is sports writing. As well as journalism, I am involved with student council, Link, IPS, Unified Sports, and...

Cuyler Dunn

Cuyler Dunn

I am in my 4th and final year on staff, and am excited to take on the new challenge of leading the LHS Budget staff as we uphold our standards of high level and award winning journalism. When not reporting and getting Mrs. Tholen...

Arien Roman Rojas

I'm the Co-Editor in Chief of The Budget. This is my third year on staff and I can't wait to end my last year at LHS doing what I love: covering the stories of our student body and staff.

Kyra Ramirez

Kyra Ramirez

My name is Kyra Ramirez, and I am an ad salesman for The Budget. I previously was on the cheer team at LHS for 3 years. I now spend most of my time working a full time job all while balancing school. I will graduate in May of...

Myka Krauss

Myka Krauss

My name is Myka and if you show me once or twice I got it for life. I am quite good at technology stuff. I'm an outdoors lover, as well. Contact me at [email protected]

Maddy Freed

Maddy Freed

This is my third year on journalism staff as a photographer. Outside of journalism I enjoy playing volleyball, mountain biking, and hanging out with friends.

Maxwell Cowardin

Maxwell Cowardin

I'm a reporter for the LHS budget, a writer for the yearbook, a member of the LHS swim team, and Team STEAM robotics. You can reach me at [email protected]!

Jojo Blackwood

Jojo Blackwood

Hello, I'm Jojo Blackwood and I'm here to show my skills where ever it is needed. I fancy myself as an artist but if the situation arises when a writer is needed, I shall see to it that I can help. Other than that, I am on the...

Cassandra Teichmann

Cassandra Teichmann

My name is Cassandra Teichmann, I am a designer for the yearbook. I play softball at LHS. A few hobbies I have outside of school is playing with my dogs and making blizzards at dairy queen. Contact me at [email protected]

Anna Anderson

Anna Anderson

I'm a designer for the journalism staff and have been since 2019. I enjoy making graphics and comics especially. When I'm not working on journalism, I like to draw and play video games.

Ally Wheatman

Ally Wheatman

My name is Ally, and I am a reporter for The Budget. I take Spanish and am part of NHS. Outside of school, I love traveling and hanging out with friends. Contact me at [email protected]

Amelia Smith

Amelia Smith

My name is Amelia, and 2020 is my first year on staff. I'm involved in LHS orchestra, choir, and theater. I tend to read every book recommended to me. Contact me at [email protected]

Sarah Farhat

Sarah Farhat

My name is Sarah, and I am a reporter for The Budget. I take part in many clubs at LHS including environmental and premed club. Outside of school, I love traveling and my favorite places I have been to are Singapore and Switzerland!...

Cole Mondi

Cole Mondi

My name is Cole, I am a reporter for the Budget. I like to sit in my movie room that I just built for long periods of time, and play connect 4. Contact me at [email protected]

Rachel Krambeer

Rachel Krambeer

My name is Rachel and I'm a designer on the journalism staff. I'm president of Model United Nations and participate in a variety of other clubs. Outside of school, I like baking, spending time with friends at coffee shops, and...

River Lynch

River Lynch

My name is River, I'm a reporter for The Budget. I play sports and take Spanish at LHS. Contact me at [email protected]

Ella Nobo

Ella Nobo

My name is Ella Nobo and I am a Designer for The Budget and yearbook. I enjoy playing in band and participating in a variety of equity clubs. I'm currently a senior and co-president of the Latino American Student Organization....

Owen Musser

As the photo editor for The Budget, I'm passionate about using the medium of photography to tell stories and capture moments in our community. In my free time I enjoy going on walks, daydreaming, watching films, and having a complex...

Ian Perkins

Ian Perkins

What I enjoy most is reporting, as interaction with other people are the basis for everything. I've been running cross country since my freshmen year. I'm not in the band, but I do love music much more than I can put into words.

Molly Daugherty

Molly Daugherty

My name is Molly and I am a reporter for the Budget. I am on the swim team and in yoga club at LHS. My favorite thing to do outside of school is hang out with friends and play video games. Contact me at [email protected]

Ben Cohen

Ben Cohen

My name is Ben, and I am a photographer for The Budget. I place the bass in Orchestra and soccer for LHS. My favorite snack is Ritz crackers and peanut butter. Outside of school, I like to play soccer and watch TV. Contact...

Lyndsey Fletcher

Lyndsey Fletcher

My name is Lyndsey Fletcher, and I'm a senior and a designer for The Budget! Also at LHS, I play the violin and sing in choir. Outside of school, I love watching Netflix, Bullet Journaling, creating art, and listening to music! Contact...

Lenissa Reed

Lenissa Reed

My name is Lenissa, and I am a designer for The Budget. I take the class Drawing 1 so that I can win a bet with my friends. I have sleeping troubles but still awake enough to do my work in school. I like to listen to swing and...

Asher Wolfe

Asher Wolfe

As Design Editor for The Budget, I'm excited to help tell stories through pictures and graphic design. When I'm not making our stories look fabulous, I play tuba in the marching band, and enjoy reading, taking walks, and amateur...

Aiden Ridings

Aiden Ridings

My name is Aiden Ridings, and I am a reporter for the Budget. I play baseball at LHS, and outside of school I'm always coolin. Contact me at [email protected]

Henry DeWitt

Henry DeWitt

My name is Henry DeWitt, and I am the Sports Editor for all three LHS journalism publications. Most of my free time involves playing sports. In the Fall I am the unofficial c-team spirit captain. In the Winter I am a VARSITY wrestler....

Arien Roman

Arien Roman

My name is Arien and I am a reporter for The Budget. I am in choir and orchestra and I would like to join the swim team in the spring. My favorite foods are burritos, fries, waffles, and ceviche. Outside of school I play the piano...

Andrew Liebegott

Andrew Liebegott

My name is Andrew and I am a photographer for The Budget. I play saxophone and baseball. My favorite food is pizza, and outside of school I like to play basketball and hangout with friends. Contact me at [email protected]

Tony Racy

Tony Racy

My name is Tony Racy, and I am the Co-Online Editor in Chief. Contact me at [email protected]

Jackson Yanek

Jackson Yanek

Hi! I have served on staff for four years now doing a mix of video, live streaming, and photography. I love math and I also play for the LHS soccer team.

Ari Wilke

Ari Wilke

Hey buddies! My name is Ari and I am 15 years old, I am a photographer. I am in Spanish 2 and a bunch of time consuming classes. My favorite subject in school is history. If I'm not doing anything for school I like painting, sleeping,...

Jon LaRue

Jon LaRue

My name is Jon, and I am a designer for The Budget. Outside of school I like to read, and write, and hike. Contact me at [email protected]

Riley Unekis

Riley Unekis

My name is Riley Unekis, and I am the newspaper design editor. I am on the robotics team and do design work for them and I also play soccer for LHS. My favorite color is blue and I have 2 sisters with red hair, even though I have...

Caitlin Mooney

Caitlin Mooney

Hi! I'm Caitlin Mooney, I'm a senior, and I've been a photographer on staff for all 4 years. When I'm not taking photos, I'm playing my viola, working on my welding skills, or hanging out with my friends. I'm looking forward to...

Josefine Graven

Josefine Graven

My name is Josefine, and I am a writer for The Budget. I am an exchange student from Denmark. And I will stay at LHS for the whole year. I play tennis and hang out with friends in my free time. I take Spanish in school this year...

Morgan Marsh

Morgan Marsh

My name is Morgan, and I am a designer for The Budget. I am a part of the Tennis and Softball team, Link crew, and Marching Band. Outside of school, I enjoy kayaking and hiking out at Clinton Lake. Contact me at [email protected]

Nola Levings

Nola Levings

My name is Nola and I'm the Social Media editor and Marketing director. I've been on staff for 4 years and have experience in video and photography. In my free time, I'm either working at Boys & Girls Club or watching movies. Contact...

Addie London

Addie London

I'm the copy editor of all publications. I'm on my third and final year of staff, and a LHS swimmer.

Trevor Arellano

Trevor Arellano

My name is Trevor Arellano and I report, take pictures, and design for The Budget. As a senior I have been apart of many things but the major organizations I partake in is Cross Country and Marching Band. In my little free time...

Alexander Lane

Alexander Lane

Yo, I'm Alex, Design Editor of the Red and Black. Room 139 was better than the butler building and nothing will change my mind of that. I like art and animation. If you have any cursed images please send them to me. I love cursed...

Daniel Davidson

Daniel Davidson

In my third and final year on staff, I hope to continue the Budget's tradition of journalistic excellence. Contact me at [email protected]

Cameron Bohmann

Cameron Bohmann

Hey! My name is Cameron Bohmann and I am the Online Photo Editor and a photographer for The Budget. Outside of school I try to run a photography business and I also spend a lot of time listening to music. Contact me at [email protected]

Carly Cooper

Carly Cooper

My name is Carly, and I am a photographer for The Budget. I manage the boys baseball team at LHS. My favorite food is pasta. Contact me at [email protected]

Ashleigh Brown

Ashleigh Brown

My name is Ashleigh and I am a reporter for The Budget. I am not really a sporty person. My favorite food is tacos. Outside of school, I like drawing and listening to music. Contact me at [email protected]

Ben Allgeier

Ben Allgeier

I am Ben Allgeier. I write for The Budget. I play guitar a lot. I like bikes, and I really like fountain pens. Contact me at [email protected]

Elyzebeth Workman

Elyzebeth Workman

I am Elyzebeth, I do photography for The Budget and for the LHS yearbook. I am taking 4 language classes, German, Spanish, French, and Chinese. I really like coffee. Outside of school I like to cook and write short stories. Contact...

Iris Sherron

Iris Sherron

My name is Iris, I am a reporter for The Budget. I am on the girl's swim and tennis team at LHS. I like to hang out with friends and family outside of school. Contact me at [email protected]

Mia Robinson

Mia Robinson

My name is Mia Robinson, and I am co-video editor for the Budget Online. I'm also President of Young Feminist Club and participate in Inter-Tribal club and film club as well. My favorite thing to do outside of school is watch...

Katherine Williams

Katherine Williams

My name is Katie and I am a photo editor for The Budget. I am in band and play softball at Lawrence High. In my free time I love going to the dog park. I enjoy The Great British Baking Show. Contact me at [email protected]

Kenna McNally

Kenna McNally

My name is Kenna McNally, and I am an editor for the Red and Black yearbook. I take Spanish and dance at the Lawrence Arts Center and Lawrence Ballet Theatre. I love popcorn, ice cream, sour patch kids, watching Netflix, and listening...

Alex Stark

Alex Stark

Hallo! My name is Alex and I am a photographer for The Budget. I play on the varsity soccer team and my favorite food is spaghetti! Outside of school I take photos for fun and play soccer with my friends! Contact me at [email protected]

Sami Turner

Sami Turner

My name is Sami, and I am the Editor-in-Chief for The Budget newspaper. I'm also a Co-Student Body President and Chair of the Kansas High School Democrats. Outside of school, I work at Slim Chickens on Wakarusa and do freelance...

McKenna White

McKenna White

AYO! My name is McKenna White. I'm a senior. I am also the head photo editor to the Red&Black Yearbook. I've been doing journalism/yearbook for four years now and it's been the best experience. Please follow me on instagram...

Arianna Myers-Arenth

Arianna Myers-Arenth

My name is Arianna, I am a designer for The Budget. I am involved in IPS and swim for our team. My favorite animal is a horse. Outside of school, I like to write, make things, and roller blade. Contact me at [email protected]dents.usd497.org

Nancy Mai

Nancy Mai

My name is Nancy Mai, and I am a writer for The Budget. As it is my last year at LHS I have had the privilege to take apart in the Lawrence High Swim and Dive team, student council, young democrats, Model UN, Link crew, Orchestra,...

Zora Lotton-Barker

Zora Lotton-Barker

Hi! My name is Zora Lotton-Barker and I am a junior. I take part in French Club, and Environmental Club. I am also a member of Lawrence Ballet Theatre and dance twelve to fourteen hours a week. I am excited to be the Copy Editor...

Meriel Salisbury

Meriel Salisbury

I'm Meriel! And I'm the feature editor and a reporter for The Budget. Also at LHS I play the bass in Symphonic orchestra, and participate in Scholar's Bowl and other clubs. I love dogs, podcasts, architecture and snow. Contact...

Sophia Kaufman

Sophia Kaufman

My name is Sophia, but you can call me Sophie. This is my second year on staff and my first year as the Co-Editor in Chief of the yearbook. I am a designer, reporter, and photographer and I enjoy taking photos in my free time. Contact...

Megan Drumm

Megan Drumm

My name is Megan Drumm and I am an editor in chief for the yearbook. I swim for LHS. My favorite TV shows are F.R.I.E.N.D.S, Gilmore Girls, and Money Heist. Contact me at [email protected]

Nadia Sanburn

Nadia Sanburn

My name is Nadia, and I'm the Co-Online Editor in Chief! I've been on the Budget's staff since my freshman year, and my sophomore year I was the assistant online editor. I'm super excited to be in a leadership position this year....