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Basketball Pep Rally

Basketball Pep Rally

February 4, 2019

Free State, LHS Editors in Chief discuss joint newspaper issue

Kyra Haas and Zia Kelly

January 30, 2015

On a sticky July afternoon at the Media Now Journalism camp in St. Louis, we sat across the lunch table from our publication advisers, ate mediocre pasta and talked about newspaper. Out of that conversation came the ideas that...

Board of education addresses recent high school vandalism

Kenneth Palmer, Reporter

September 23, 2014

On Monday, Sept. 22, the Lawrence Public Schools’ Board of Education commented on the racially-inspired vandalism that occurred as a result of the rivalry between Lawrence Free State High School and Lawrence High School in recent...

Free State faces crosstown rival LHS; unites for common cause

ryan liston, co-online editor in chief

March 1, 2014

Scoring 12 unanswered points to start off the game, the Free State girls basketball team beat cross-town rival Lawrence High School 60-51 Friday, Feb. 28. The Firebirds led by around 10 points most of regulation. At halftime, the Fi...

Mr. E the Motivator

Mr. E the Motivator

October 15, 2013

ACT Scores

maria carrasco, social media editor

August 27, 2013

Lawrence ACT scores continue to exceed the national average. USD 497 ACT SCORES | Infographics...

15th Street Rivalry

allison harwood

April 2, 2010

"You're just jealous money can't buy tradition."   At the most recent LHS vs. Free State basketball game LHS proudly displayed a large banner reading those exact words. A saying such as this is typical of the cross town rivalry....

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