Alejandra Campoverdi, author of ”First Gen: A Memoir,” spoke with first-generation Haskell and University of Kansas students Friday about loneliness, emotional inheritances and vulnerability.
Free State High School will see three educators move into new positions starting in July, including one hire from outside the district.
Lawrence High School choir members have been hard at work rehearsing for the first Showtime since the pandemic hit.
Lawrence families will have the opportunity to learn more about resources for children and families in the community at an upcoming Early Childhood Family Resource Fair.
The Lawrence school board narrowly approved implementing a Montessori program at New York Elementary this fall to serve 3-year-olds, 4-year-olds and kindergarteners.
Free State High School seniors Serena Rupp and John Marshall won the final round of the Tournament of Champions late Monday on a 2-1 decision, becoming national champions.
The FireLions gymnastics team will go on. After hearing the findings of a Title IX report, the Lawrence school board agreed Monday to look at ways the district could boost participation in its high school gymnastics program as well as other offerings for girls.
Twenty competitors from Free State and Lawrence high schools are heading to Kentucky in June for the National Speech and Debate Tournament.
After three decades of service to Lawrence Public Schools, Kathy Branson will retire at the end of June, the district announced Monday.
Lawrence school board members at their meeting Monday will discuss the possibility of Montessori education at New York Elementary and hear the results of a Title IX study.
Stories, poetry and music brought the Lawrence community a little closer to war-torn Ukraine on the other side of the globe Monday evening.
Two special lunch guests and a small entourage visited Billy Mills Middle School on Tuesday. Billy Mills himself, and his wife, Patricia, greeted students and educators at the Lawrence school named after the Olympic gold medalist.
There will be school for all grades in Lawrence Public Schools on Monday. It is the district’s make-up day for inclement weather days during the winter.
Hang12, a student-led curatorial board run out of the Lawrence Arts Center, plans and runs art shows and art-centered community events with the goal of elevating young artists from the Lawrence area.
Lawrence High freshman Adriel Lamer could envision her future when the gymnastics season started last fall. But since December, whether the sport will continue during the 2022-23 school year in the Lawrence school district has remained uncertain.
The Snyder Book Collecting Contest awards, which recognize undergraduate and graduate students for their collections of books, digital items, graphic novels and more, will be presented April 21.