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The student-run news site of Lawrence Free State High School

Free Press Online

The student-run news site of Lawrence Free State High School

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NEWS BRIEF: Lawrence school board appoints GR Gordon-Ross to fill vacant seat

Allison Mayhew, Alicia Narum, and Natasha Torkzaban September 1, 2022

On August 30, Ronald “GR” Gordon-Ross was elected by the Lawrence Board of Education to fill Andrew Nussbaum’s vacant spot. Gordon-Ross was one of three finalists out of the 13 applicants.  “One...

NEWS BRIEF: StuCo Sponsor Under Investigation

Brooke Burgess and Olivia Nagel May 19, 2022

Story Update 5/20/22 Building administration has verified the investigation is over and sponsor Alyssa Barratt will return to work. News spread on Tuesday morning that Student Council sponsor Alyssa...

Student Protesters Speak Out About Abortion

Student Protesters Speak Out About Abortion

Alicia Narum and Lilly Wall May 18, 2022

At 11 a.m on Tuesday, students joined Lawrence High School [LHS] to voice their opinions about abortion, in two different student-led protests. Earlier this month, a leaked Supreme Court draft showed...

NEWS BRIEF: New Adminstration

Allison Mayhew and Natasha Torkzaban April 28, 2022

  The USD 497 District Administration has announced three administrative positions effective July 1. Principal Myron Graber and Associate Principal Amy McAnarney have selected Dr. Amanda Faunce as...

NEWS BRIEF: John Marshall and Serena Rupp Win Tournament of Champions

NEWS BRIEF: John Marshall and Serena Rupp Win Tournament of Champions

Ember Klein and Allison Mayhew April 26, 2022

Seniors John Marshall and Serena Rupp won in the final round of the Tournament of Champions in a 2-1 decision yesterday night. They competed against the top 25 high school debate teams in the country.  The...

Graber Announces Retirement

Graber Announces Retirement

Isis Norris, Alicia Narum, and Natasha Torkzaban February 21, 2022

After a 47-year education career, Principal Myron Graber announced his retirement this week.  “It's time to enjoy some other parts of life,” Graber said. Working across smaller towns in Kansas...

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