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

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School Closures, Cancellations, and Special Annoucements

  • August 14 - Freshmen Parent Orientation Meeting - 6pm (Auditorium)

    August 17 - Freshmen Orientation - 8am-12pm (Main Gym) **Corrected from some post cards mailed out**

    August 17 - New LHS Students Soph, Junior and Seniors Orientation - 1:30pm - 3:30pm (Main Gym)

    August 18 - First Day of School - 8:05am-3:10pm (Zero hour starts at 7:05am)

    August 22 - LHS Open House 6:45pm-9:00pm

    August 27 - Lion's Leap Dance 8:30pm-11:30pm

    September 7 - NO SCHOOL (Labor Day)

    October 14 - NO SCHOOL (Recording/Reporting)

    October 17 and October 19 - Parent/Teacher Conferences 5pm-8:15pm

    October 21 - NO SCHOOL


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  • construction 19th street is closed coming from the west between US 59/Iowa St and Naismith Drive until August 5

    To find us: Coming from Iowa Street/US 59 turn east on 15th St/Bob Billings Pkwy (towards KU). At Naismith Drive go south. Keep right on Naismith to 19th Street. At 19th Street go east to LHS.

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  • In the event of inclement weather LPS will follow the inclement weather procedures posted on the district website

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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 8:00am-4:00pm   Monday - Friday 8:00am-4:00pm
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Monday-Friday 7:00am-3:00pm  Monday-Friday 8:00am-4:00pm  Monday-Friday 8:00am-4:00pm
(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] 

Latest News

Parking Permits are now available in the Finance Office. Find the form here
college  Upcoming College Visits
 none scheduled at this time
Start Here Student Club Meetings
calendarICON Athletics Dates/Deadlines
August 8 - ALL Sports Informational Meeting
August 12 - Fall Sports Forms  DEADLINE
August 15- First Day of  Fall Sports Tryouts & Practices 
See the athletics page of this website for more athletics information!athletics
Athletic game times subject to change. Go to for OFFICIAL Lawrence High sports schedules.
info  Important Information
Daily Announcements
Parent Newsletters
Senior Parent Information
Student Newspaper
Clinic Information for Physicals/Immunizations
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
athletics  Athletic Schedules, Cancellations, and Important Information:
  • 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
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