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

Free Press Online

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

Free Press Online

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...

Protest for hybrid learning held outside district offices

The Paraeducators Association of Lawrence, PAL-CWA, hosted a teach-in outside of the USD 497 District Office on Monday, Oct. 5, as a form of protest against the Board of Education’s recent decision to...

Filling the Expocentre, Trump supporters find their seats to catch a clear view of signs advertising Promises Made, Promises Kept. The arena was filled to capacity of 10,000, forcing some viewers to stand in the back and some to be denied entry to the event.

Trump’s MAGA rally supporting Kobach draws protesters

Sabrina Castle, Editor-in-Chief December 6, 2018

After receiving a text message from Trump’s campaign advertising his “Make America Great Again” rally in Topeka, Kansas, people were able to make requests online for a free ticket to attend the event....

Teachers and District at Impasse

Teachers and District at Impasse

Sabrina Castle, Reporter September 18, 2018

On August 23, a mass email titled “From The Table” was sent to over 950 teachers in the Lawrence school district. The message contained a summary of what had been decided at the August 9 negotiations...

Sophomore Ashton Mcknight and fellow protestors block a car from entering the Burger King parking lot. The car eventually forced its way through, but left immediately afterwards.

Community members protest Burger King after senior’s controversial firing

Grace Porter, Reporter November 8, 2017

Editor's’ Note: We have replaced the use of a racial slur in the following story. Having a job is not unusual to a lot of students, but few expect to work under a supervisor who casually uses racial...

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