Archive for Tuesday, April 22, 2008

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Earth Field Day
Are you pleased with the proposed hiring of Ed West, principal at Jefferson West High School in Meriden, as Lawrence Free State High School's new principal?

Poll results

Response Percent
Not sure.
Total 212

Lead stories

6:00 a.m.
Ed West will serve as Free State High School's new principal. New FSHS principal chosen
April 21, 2008 in print edition on 1A
The next principal at Free State High School is described as a man who can understand complex issues while connecting with students, parents and staff.
7:00 a.m.
Kansas University senior Rick Phillips is making it his mission to get his photograph taken with as many Jayhawk statues from the Jayhawks on Parade as possible. Phillips is photographed by Mardis Gras on the Kaw Hawk by Janet Perkins, in front of the Lied Center on KU's West Campus. Senior searches for elusive birds
April 22, 2008 in print edition on 1A
In a symbolic farewell to his college years, Rick Phillips has embarked on a mission. He is tracking down every Jayhawk he can find.
11:00 a.m.
Becca Kellerman, left,  and Hannah Norman, both Lawrence High School juniors, try on prom dresses at Weaver's Department Store, 901 Mass. St., in the special occasion department. At Weaver's, girls attending a prom or other special event, can check a notebook that lists what color and style of gown other girls have purchased to reduce the chance of wearing similar dresses. By the book
April 22, 2008 in print edition on 1C
Prom embarrassment comes in all shapes and sizes - the bad tux, monster zit or pit stains - but nothing is so bad as swinging through the door of the ladies room and coming face to face with a girl wearing your dress.
3:00 p.m.
A worm slithers on a student's hand at the EARTH Field Day for Lawrence school children Monday at the Douglas County 4-H Fairgrounds. Kids learn from creepy crawlers
April 22, 2008 in print edition on 5A
Slimy. That’s how one local sixth-grader described his experience with worms at EARTH Field Day.
7:00 p.m.
Kansas University junior Eric Stein displays a gun  holster that he wore to class Monday. Stein, a member of the national Students for Concealed Carry on Campus, is participating in a week-long protest aimed at promoting concealed carry on college campuses.  Students protest concealed carry ban
April 22, 2008 in print edition on 3A
If Eric Stein gets his way, students at Kansas University would be allowed to bring concealed weapons to campus - so long as they have the proper state permit.
10:00 p.m.
Catherine Mayhew, who lives in Tennessee, is author of "Handy Mom's Guide to Grilling." Grill talk
April 22, 2008 in print edition on 1C
Casey Wallace thinks nothing of grilling - rain or shine, snow or heat wave.

All stories

Grill talk
More women leaving the kitchen, heading for the outdoor grill
April 22, 2008 in print edition on C1
Casey Wallace thinks nothing of grilling - rain or shine, snow or heat wave.
Retirement plans
Times change, and the Lawrence school district is right to look at new ways to fund teacher retirement benefits.
April 22, 2008 in print edition on A7
It only makes sense for the Lawrence school district to take another look at the retirement benefits it offers to its teachers.