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Community gathers to celebrate Indigenous culture at Haskell Alumni Association Powwow
Community, food, shopping and dancing attracted people from Lawrence and beyond to the Haskell Alumni Association’s powwow on Saturday.
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Lawrence High graduates persevere despite pandemic
Amid a backdrop of basketball lore and behind face masks, the students of Lawrence High School’s class of 2021 celebrated their commencement Tuesday evening in Allen Fieldhouse.
Surprise! Lawrence High’s Susan Mička awarded $10K Bobs teaching award
Susan Mička, of Lawrence High School, is the winner of the Lawrence Schools Foundation’s 2021 […]
Free State wins second consecutive state speech championship; Lawrence High takes 6th
Free State and Lawrence high school speech students have big reasons to celebrate: Both teams had students crowned state champions in events Saturday.
From chaos to creativity: Lawrence High artists capture pandemic emotions in photos
Lawrence High School students share photos and writings from their portfolio class during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Herman’s Place celebrates a year serving food to those in need in Lawrence, in memory of namesake
Herman Hall has been gone since 1988, but his memory lives on through the “restaurant […]
Just Food helping those in need with period products, diapers
Not everybody would get excited enough to jump up on top of a pallet of […]
Free State juniors take debate program to new competitive heights, break records
Serena Rupp and John Marshall were the first Lawrence school district team to ever qualify for the Tournament of Champions, according to their debate coach.
Lawrence High student activist lobbies for laws to protect Indigenous people
If you’ve ever visited the Kansas Capitol building, you might have assumed the adolescents you encountered were taking a field trip or paging for a state legislator. Georgia Blackwood, a Lawrence High School junior, crushes that presumption.
KU debate student, assistant coach win national awards
It’s been a season full of hardware for University of Kansas junior Azja Butler and […]
Exhibition features photos of Lawrence landmarks and striking scenes, taken from ‘far above’
An exhibition at Lawrence’s Phoenix Gallery is showcasing the work of Drone Lawrence photographers Seth Sanchez […]
Douglas County using gleaning partnerships to expand food recovery services from area farm fields
Seeking to build upon a two-year grant it received from the U.S. Department of Agriculture […]
Miso the cat rescued from a tree
Miso the cat bit off a bit more than she could chew Sunday, climbing to a height her owner estimated at about 30 feet up a tree in the Pinckney neighborhood.