There’s a fundraising competition heating up among Chesty Lions that will culminate with a chilly dip in a pool and, if organizers meet their goal, $10,000 for Special Olympics Kansas.
Quail Run third grader Caitlin Bartlow showed her eagerness when visitors from Lawrence High School called for audience members to participate during an assembly Wednesday morning.
“Is it my turn to be included?” she asked.
Brrrr! The weather forecast calls for a low temperature near 20° the night before Lawrence’s annual polar plunge. Lawrence High School teacher Susie Mička just hopes organizers won’t need an ice axe to clear the frigid water for Sunday’s event.
The efforts of students in Lawrence High’s Interpersonal Skills class have not gone unnoticed. Students will be under the bright lights Wednesday when a Special Olympics film crew visits the school.
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