For the first time in two years, New York Elementary School held an in-person community meal in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day.
Lawrence community members are invited to join together for a comfort-food meal to celebrate the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
A fifth-grade teacher at New York Elementary, who has left her mark helping students and even her colleagues better understand Indigenous history, is leaving Lawrence Public Schools following a difficult school year occupied by uncertainty.
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.
The Lawrence school district plans to move forward with offering a public Montessori education at New York Elementary School, pending school board approval.
There is no current proposal or recommendation to close New York Elementary School, according to Lawrence Public Schools spokesperson Julie Boyle.
A few dozen people gathered Saturday for the rededication of the Wishing Bench in East Lawrence, but thoughts and memories of others who had touched and been touched by the bench filled out the bustling gathering.
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