Lawrence High School


1901 Louisiana Street
Lawrence, Kansas 66046
Phone: (785) 832-5050    
Fax: (785) 330-4501
Student Records Fax: (785) 832-5066
Attendance: (785) 330-4968

Associate Principal

Assistant Principals
Mark Preut (A-E) (Activities)
Mike Norris (S-Z) (Facilities & Security)
Bill DeWitt (L-R) (Athletics)

Athletic Director

School Closures, Cancellations, and Special Annoucements

Welcome to Lawrence High School

 Home of the Chesty Lions
AT LHS WE R.O.A.R. with Pride! Respect, Our Best Effort, Academic Achievement, Responsibility

Lawrence High School has a rich and proud heritage of excellence in academics and extracurricular activities.
In 1857 public donations built the first "Lawrence High School", the Quincy School
and on March 26, 1954 Lawrence High opened at it's present location.
OUR MISSION: The Lawrence High School Community will educate all students and empower them to be responsible citizens and life-long learners in a changing world
RED & BLACK: As far as can be ascertained, our school colors date back to 1907 when our football teams wore red and black long socks
WE ARE THE LIONS: The Lion was first used as a school symbol in 1930
CHESTY THE LION: The Chesty Lion symbol was first drawn by Paul Coker, a Lawrence Memorial High School graduate, in 1946. He went on to become a well-know cartoonist and is the creator of the beloved "Frosty the Snowman". Chesty the Lion is named "Chesty" because he is PROUD of LHS and the ideals for which it stands

Office Hours

 Monday-Friday 7:30am - 4:00pm  Monday-Friday 7:30am-4:00pm   Monday - Friday 7:30am-4:00pm
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Monday-Friday 7:00am-3:00pm  Monday-Friday 8:00am-4:00pm  Monday-Friday 7:45am-3:45pm
(on days when school is in session)
  (on days when school is in session)  (on days when school is in session)
Attendance Office Located 
in the Main Office 
Athletic Office Located
in the Main Office 
Nurses Office Located
Next to Student Services 
[Closes for the summer May 26]  [Closes for the summer June 9]  [Closes for the summer May 26] 

LHS Fundraisers

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Latest News

Parents/Guardians should call the attendance office a minimum of one (1) hour in advance of a student needing to be dismissed early from class. Students are required to have a pass from the attendance office to be released during class.
chesty SPIRIT WEEK October 17-21
 Spirit week will conclude with the LHS/FSHS Football game on Friday
MONDAY: Dress for your future career or like teacher
TUESDAY: Favorite Character Day
WEDNESDAY: Dress to impress
THURSDAY: Red & Black Day
FRIDAY: No School 
FS  Tickets for the LHS/FSHS football game available for purchase in the LHS Finance Office Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday (8:00-3:30pm) this week. The game won’t be sold out so you will still be able to buy them at the gate but you can avoid the ticket buying line and purchase yours here. Tickets are be $5 for students and $7 for adults. LHS Activity Tickets are not accepted at FS.

2016-17 LHS National Honor Society

LHS NHS invites students to apply in June following completion of sophomore or junior year if they have a 3.5 cumulative GPA. Applications are due in late October (10/28 this year) with induction in mid November (11/16 this year). This change allows for students to be participating members longer and acknowledges the change in the building from a 10-12 to a 9-12 high school.


Applying members must complete 15 hours of service, 5 at the district level and 10 in the community. Continuing members (inducted in the prior school year) must complete 40 hours, 10 at the district level and 30 in the community. 


Students are required to obtain one letter of reference related to school involvement, from a teacher or extracurricular sponsor, and they must write a letter regarding their own character and why they feel NHS is a good fit for them.

Parents-Teacher conferences Monday, October 17th
and Wednesday, October 19th 
Teachers will be available 5:00-8:15pm  
 time Open the link for the 2016-2017 bell and lunch schedule.2016-2017 Bell and Lunch Schedules
info  Important Information
Daily Announcements
Today's Annoucements HERE
Parent Newsletters
Senior Parent Information
Student Newspaper
Clinic Information for Physicals/Immunizations
 LHS Chesty, Lions, and Team Gear
Cross Country Tees/Hoodie on sale to 8/19
LHS Lions and Chesty Gear: LHS PTO Online Store 
Dates  Dates to Know!
 October 14 NO SCHOOL (Recording/Reporting)
 October 17Parent/Teacher Conferences 5pm-8:15pm
 October 19Parent/Teacher Conferences 5pm-8:15pm
 October 21 NO SCHOOL 
parking  2016-2017 Parking Permits
Parking Permits are now available in the Finance Office. Find the form here
yearbook Yearbook Pre-Orders
Pre-order the 2017 Red & Black yearbook early and save. Yearbooks cost $55 through Sept. 30, $60 through Jan. 18 and then will be available in limited quantities for $65 through distribution day. Purchase with credit card or check online at Use the school code 3076. Cash-only purchases may be made in the school finance office.
 college  Upcoming College Visits
College Visits will take place during lunch. 
Please stop by and visit with the recruiters if interested in their program.
 Oct. 3th - Navy Nov 2nd  Navy
 Oct.4th - Air Force Nov 3rd    Air Force
 Oct 4th - JCCC Nov 4th      Air National Guard
 Oct 5th - Wichita State Nov 7th    Highland Community College
 Oct 7th - KU Nov 8th    Marines
 Oct.10th - Univ. of Colorado Boulder Nov 9th      Army
 Oct.11th - SMU Nov 10th Washburn University
 Oct 12th - Washburn Nov 15th   Marines
 Oct. 13th - National Guard Nov 16th Navy
 Oct 13th - Univ of Nebraska-Lincoln Nov 17th Cottey College
 Oct 17th - Pinnacle Career Institure 
 Oct. 18th - Marines 
 Oct 19th - Stephens College 
 Oct. 24th - Navy 
 Oct. 25th - Marines 
 Oct 26th -  Barry University 
 Oct 27th - University of Arkansas 
 Oct 27th - Allen County CC     
 Oct 28th - Emporia  
Start Here Student Club Meetings
Student Club information will be posted on the bulletin board outside student services or see the Activities Secretary located in Student Services  2016-2017 LHS Club list
    calendarICON  Athletic Schedules, Cancellations, and Important Information:
    August 31 - ImPACT Baseline Testing Reschedule - Fall Sport Juniors, New Students, or those never previously tested 
    See the athletics page of this website for more athletics information!athletics thletic game times subject to change. Go to for OFFICIAL Lawrence High sports schedules.
  • Cancellation Information is located on the Athletics page of this website and at
  • Important Dates and Deadlines can be found on the Athletics page of this website
  • Athletic Forms Downloads can be found on the Athletics page of this website
  • Official LHS Sports Schedules at
  • Twitter - Follow us @LawHS_Athletics
StudentServices Student Services/Counselors Office
Check out the Student Services page for the info below 
  • Career/College Planning
  • Enrollment/Graduation Requirements
  • Schedule Changes
  • Scholarship Info
  • Transcripts
  • Tutoring
  • Testing - ACT and SAT
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