Lawrence High School

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    LHS Families!

    infoFREE & REDUCED MEALS
    Congress did not extend the free meal benefit to the 2022-2023 school year.
    The district encourages all families to complete the Free and Reduced-Price Meals Application and the Disclosure Form for school fee waivers.
    District Nutrition and Wellness staff are happy to assist with the application process at the ESC or by phone at 785-832-5000. (More F/R Application Information.)

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    COMPUTER CHECK OUT
    8/16 - Grades10-12 from 6-7:30pm
    8/17 - Grade 9 from 11:45am-3:00pm
    8/17 - Grades 10-12 1:00-3:00pm  

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    Student Parking 
    Students may not park in areas with blue lines, these are for staff.
    A parking permit is required to park in the LHS Student Lot.
    Parking permits available in the Finance Office

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    SCHOOL CALENDAR & BELL SCHEDULES
    2022 - 2023 School Calendar
    2022-2023 Bell Schedule
    LHS Student Handbook 22-23


    ATTENDANCE
     Parents/guardians should call 785-330-4968 or email lhsattendance@usd497.org to let us know when
    your student is late or absent. If  you need your student out for an appointment please call 2 hours in advance. 

    UPCOMING EVENTS

    8/15 - First Day of Fall Sports
    8/15 - Freshman Parent Night 6:30-7:30p
    8/16 - Computer Handout Gr 10-12 6-7:30p
    8/17 - Freshman Orientation 8a-12p
    8/17 - Computer Handout Gr 9 @ 11:45a-3p
    8/17 - Computer Handouts Gr 10-12 1p-3p
    8/18 - 9-12 Regular Schedule
    8/24-25 - Yearbook Picture Day
    8/25 - Club Fair 3:15p
    8/25 - Fall Sports Jamboree 4:15-8:30p
    8/26 - Lysistrata 7p - Black Box
    8/27 - Lysistrata 7p - Black Box 
    8/27 - Lions Leap Dance 7-9p
    8/29 - LHS Open House 6:30-8:30p

      Masks are Optional 
    As we continue to navigate a global pandemic, it is important for each of us to remain vigilant with mitigation measures

     

     

     

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  • Athletics

    See the Athletic Department Website
    www.lawrenceathletics.org
    for Forms Downloads, Important Dates, and Deadlines
    Athletics Website

    Sports Registration 
    All sports registration is completed online at
     Register my Athlete (RMA)
    and is required prior to participation in any sport, as an athlete or manager.

    Schedules and Cancellation Information www.sunflowerleague.org
    Schedules updated
    8:00am-3:00pm M-F

    Forms and Forms Submission:  All forms are submitted online at Register My Athlete (RMA).  Forms may not be submitted to the Athletic Office, Main Office, or to Coaching Staff. Physical and insurance forms may be downloaded from the athletics website, RMA, or picked up in Student Services

    How to register on RMA.

    NOTE: Per the KSHSAA ~ All athletics forms must be dated May 1 or after the year proceeding the school year for which they are intended.

    Deadlines for Forms Submission:
    Fall 22 - Mon, Aug 8 
    Winter 22-23 - Mon, Nov 7
    Spring 23 - Mon, Feb 20

    First Day of Sports Tryouts/Practices:
    Fall 22 - Mon, Aug 15 
    Winter 22-23 - Mon, Nov 14
    Spring 23 - Mon, Feb 27

    Tryout and Practice Information on www.lawrenceathletics.orgn the MORE menu 

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  • Temperature and Your Device!

    LPS Technology Services reminds you not to leave your device in your car (even inside your garage)  overnight or for any length of time. Serious damage can occur within minutes in cold or hot temperatures. Temperatures inside your car will be higher than the temperature outside! If a device is inadvertently left out in cold or hot temperatures, allow at least an hour for it to acclimate to prevent condensation inside before you attempt to use it. 

     

    Looking for Chesty Gear?
    Check out the
    Lion's Pride Online School Store! 

    Follow Lion's Pride on Facebook 

    LHS Lions Pride PTO is the parent/guardian/staff organization and is open to everyone! Throughout the year, Lions Pride coordinates events and activities that support all students and staff.  If you would like to get involved, please email lawrencehighlionspride@gmail.com . We look forward to working with you! 
     
    Lions Pride PTO supports these activities through the sale of LHS merchandise apparel throughout the year! All proceeds, 100% support students and staff! Shop online here at: https://lionspride-108327.square.site/

     

    calendarUSING A ROOM OR FACILITY AT LHS

    The use of an athletic facility, classroom, or room within the building requires advance approval of a  facility use request form by an LHS Administrator and USD 497 Facilities and Operations. Submit the completed and signed form to the LHS main office for approval. If approved, it will be forwarded to Facilities and Operations for final approval. Fees may be assessed by Facilities and Operations. Reservation request forms are available in the Main Office and in the Athletics Office.

     

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  • Attendance

    Parents/guardians need to call 785-330-4968 or email lhsattendance@usd497.org to let us know when
    your student is late or absent. 

      Masks are Optional 

    Welcome to Lawrence High!  As we continue to navigate a global pandemic, it is important for each of us to remain vigilant with mitigation measures. Please review the district COVID guidelines below.  

    LPS COVID Prevention Measures

    LPS Covid Guidelines

    LPS Covid Daily Checklist/Exposure Guidelines

    Medication Guidelines

    Permission form for medication 

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Attendance

  •    Attendance Counts

    Call the Attendance Line at 785-330-4968 or email lhsattendance@usd497.org to report an absence or check a student out during the school day.

    Please allow a minimum of two hours to excuse students during the school day.

    Students will be released by their teacher only when notified by a pass from the office. 

    Please leave a message if you get voicemail or you may email lhsattendance@usd497.org. Both voicemail and email are monitored continuously during business hours.   

    Only parent(s)/legal guardian(s) listed in PowerSchool may excuse students. Students may not excuse themselves or check themselves out.

    Students who are ill must first check out through the Health Office in Room 140. The School Nurse, Carol Casteel, will contact the Parent/Guardian and inform the office staff that the student is checking out. The Health Office line is 785-330-2704. 

All Students Safe

  •  LHS Says NO to Bullying and Harassment:  Report Bullying, Discrimination and Harassment on this form.

     
    In accordance with Board of Education Policy JGEC, the Lawrence Public School district is committed to providing a positive and productive learning and working environment, free from discrimination and harassment. 
    Discrimination is conduct which affords a student different treatment solely on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, or gender identity in a manner which interferes with or limits the ability of the student to participate in our benefit from the services, activities, or programs of the school. 
    Harassment is conduct which solely on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, disablity, sex, sexual orientation, or gender identity: 
    • affords a student different treatment in a manner which interferes with or limits the ability of the student to participate in or benefit from the services, activities or programs of the school; or
    • subjects a student to treatment which is sufficiently severe, pervasive, or persistent so as to have the purpose or effect of creating a hostile environment or of interfering with a student's performance or ability to participate in or benefit from the services, activities, or programs of the school. 

    Bullying is any act that recklessly or intentionally endangers the mental health, physical health, or safety of a student or that substantially interferes with a student's educational benefits, and that takes place on or immediately adjacent to district grounds, at any district-sponsored activity, on district-sponsored transportation, or at any district bus stop. 

    Cyberbullying means threats or harassment on the internet through web pages, email, instant messaging, text messaging, or by other electronic means. 

    Hazing is any act that recklessly or intentionally endangers the mental health, physical health, or safety of a student for the purpose of initiation or as a condition or precondition of attaining membership in, or affiliation with, any district-sponsored activity or grade-level attainment. 

     

    ALICE Information: ALICE strategies for use in the event of an intruder. All employees are provided ALICE training by the district. 

     

Technology

  • All LHS students are provided a Macintosh computer for school use.

    The High School Tech Guide will help you with common computer issues. 

    Questions? Need help with your computer? Call the Technology Help Desk at 550-4357. Follow the prompts. 

    Temperature and Your Device!

    LPS Technology Services reminds you not to leave your device in your car (even inside your garage)  overnight or for any length of time. Serious damage can occur within minutes in cold or hot temperatures. Temperatures inside your car will be higher than the temperature outside! If a device is inadvertently left out in cold or hot temperatures, allow at least an hour for it to acclimate to prevent condensation inside before you attempt to use it. 

     

LPS Equity Goals

Power School

  •  PowerSchool logo

    Welcome to Power School: Real time grades, attendance, and communication

    Access the Power School and Parent Portal Login Page

    If you need to update your contact information in PowerSchool, please contact the school, 785-832-5050. If there is a change in your physical address, you will need to visit the school and provide the required proof of residency.

    Although a parent account is not required, it provides parents with many advantages, including real-time grades and attendance, and ways to communicate with teachers. If you need assistance creating your account, please contact the PowerSchool Team at 785-330-4300 for assistance.

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