Trumpeter Keith Popiel said he doesn’t usually get jitters before performing, but when he found himself sitting on a historic stage in the nation’s capital among some of the best youth musicians in the country, he realized his musical career had come to a pinnacle moment.
All-American and 2008 National Champion Sherron Collins plans to bring along a former Kansas basketball teammate to help coach the Free State boys basketball team this upcoming season.
As Black high school students’ enrollment in Advanced Placement courses is expected to drop by 26% this fall, most of their peers will increase their AP enrollment by 21% to 41%. The disparity raises questions about whether or not all students feel empowered to take these college-level courses.
A member of the 2008 National Championship-winning Jayhawks basketball team has accepted the head coaching position at Free State High School.
A light breeze Thursday evening blew the tassels of Free State High School’s graduating seniors as some supporters donned winter coats – an unusual site for a late-May ceremony. With temperatures hovering in the high 50s, family, friends and faculty filled the football stadium to honor Free State’s 25th graduating class.
Sam Rabiola, English teacher at Free State High School, has won the 2022 Special Award for Excellence in Teaching, also known as the Bobs award.
Free State High School’s commencement has been moved to Thursday evening because of bad weather predicted for Tuesday.
Three teachers, a paraeducator and a building and grounds team lead have recently earned awards and cash prizes for their service to students and staff of Lawrence Public Schools.
A new Little Free Library will go up this week at Pinckney Elementary thanks to the contributions of Free State High School students and an out-of-state donor.
Students from Free State High School, Lawrence High School and Bishop Seabury Academy all have state champions to celebrate following a successful weekend.