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Crisis drills increased under new law (Oct. 24, 2018)

LHS held its first of nine crisis drills last month.

This marked a significant change from years prior, when only one crisis drill was required per semester. In addition, there will be three tornado drills and four fire drills this year. The decision was handed down from the State Fire Marshal on July 13 in response to the passing of Senate Bill 109.

District responds to gun incidents at Lawrence High, new threat investigated (Feb. 13, 2019)

Lawrence USD 497 implemented new security and support measures starting Wednesday morning in response to two gun confiscations during the past week while also investigating a new threat.

LHS and district work together to strengthen student-staff relationships, safety concerns continue (Feb. 16, 2019)

Lawrence High School worked with the USD 497 mental health team on Thursday to connect students with adults in the school, even as LHS faced continued safety concerns.

Supports offered for students following shootings (April 1, 2019)

Following shootings at Holcom Park, district crisis support team members were available for Lawrence High students on Monday.

Staff work to create positive relationships with students following safety threats (April 24, 2019)

In the wake of several gun incidents this school year, the district and Lawrence High administration have prioritized building positive relationships between students and adults in the building.

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