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

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

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Freshman Phoebe Morris

Safety in State: Free State Increases Security Presence to Tighten Measures

Gabriella Kellison and Stella Mosier September 21, 2022

Since the beginning of the school year, the security team, Student Resource Officers [SRO], and administration have been implementing numerous new surveillance measures and precautions. These include...

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...

Administration delivers food to students

Brooke Burgess, Reporter April 26, 2020

When schools closed, many students’ access to steady food supply was cut off. During the past weeks, administration has developed a plan to provide for students in need. “Our goal is to operate...

Interim superintendent Dr. Anna Stubblefield opens the evening conversation with district accomplishments since the previous conversation last January. Attendees were handed sticky notes to write an issue they wanted discussed on.

District hosts second Community Conversation, administrators absent

Jackson Barton, Online Editor in Chief January 19, 2018

Around 50 students, parents, teachers and staff packed the auditorium at the Lawrence Public Library on Dec. 14 for a Community Conversation. It was the second of two opportunities for community members...

Sophomores Jordan Collins and Fiona Swaggerty sharing a secret. If students have something they need to share they can speak to an adult such as the school nurse.

Current State of Sexual Assault and Consent Issues

Sam Mohanty, Reporter October 18, 2017

Every 98 seconds somebody is sexually assaulted, according to the Rape, Abuse and Incest National Network. In the time it takes you to read this story, one person in the U.S. will have been sexually assaulted. Considering...

Possible Repurposing of Black Box

Possible Repurposing of Black Box

Jackson Barton, Online Editor-in-Chief May 6, 2016

During a faculty meeting on April 7, the administration announced plans to repurpose the Black Box into a flexible space during school hours. Currently, the Black Box serves as theater classroom and English...

Academic Renaissance

December 14, 2009

The Students of Free State may soon experience a new found desire to do well in school.   The administration is currently considering a program in which students would receive rewards based on performance...

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