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Room 125: The LHS Podcast

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Lawrence High School students produce this podcast about news and events at LHS.

Budget cuts and the future of Lawrence schools

8 March 2010

The Lawrence school district faces a budget deficit of over $5 million. This week the Lawrence High School student podcast "Room 125" will examine the different options facing the school board in regards to potential cuts, particularly the suggestion of closing one or more of the community's elementary schools.

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Secretaries, janitors, security guards and lunch ladies

22 November 2009

With Thanksgiving nearly upon us, this week on Room 125, the Lawrence High School student podcast, we hear the stories of some adults at school who we're thankful for — ones who rarely get any public recognition — the secretaries, janitors, security guards and lunch ladies.

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Are you there God?

10 November 2009

Judy Blume’s “Are You God, It's Me Margaret?” was published nearly 40 years ago, and yet the questions raised by that sixth-grader — does God exist? Does my relationship with God exist? — are still as relevant to students today. Today, on Room 125, the Lawrence High School student podcast, we'll look at the role — or lack of role — of God and religion in students’ lives.

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School reorganization: What's at stake

25 October 2009

Lawrence School Board members are poised to talk about how adding ninth-graders to the high schools would affect space at Lawrence High School and Free State High School. This week, Room 125, the LHS student podcast, talks to Superintendent Rick Doll, teachers and students about what is at stake in possible school reorganization.

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OMG, a podcast about texting

13 October 2009

OMG. LOL. GTG. 10 years ago, only about 2 percent of US residents used texting. Now, nearly 18.5 billions texts are sent a month — primarily by teens. Today, Room 125, the Lawrence High School student podcast, looks at the pervasiveness of texting and its impact on teens and teen life

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The Obama student speech

30 September 2009

Media students at Lawrence High School talk about President Barack Obama's speech to students in their first "Room 125" podcast of the year.

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Nilhas speaks, and more on Skyward

26 February 2009

In this episode of Room 125, we talk to Principal Steve Nilhas about his decision to resign, and continue our look at trust and the use of Skyward software.

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Vegetarian vampires, satire, and Skyward

12 January 2009

A look at the "Twilight" phenomenon as well as a student satire website and Skyward, Lawrence High's new monitoring system.

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Superintendent search, Coldplay, and election aftermath

20 November 2008

Today on Room 125, students share their hopes about Obama’s victory and their frustration at the passage of Proposition 8. Also, we have some advice for the school board about their search for a new superintendent and we’ll listen to a review of Coldplay’s new album and a student short story.

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Election Day approaches

3 November 2008

Election Day approaches, and Lawrence High students have opinions even if all of them don't have a vote.

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