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Lawrence school district’s classified staff union accepts $2 hourly base pay increase
The Lawrence school district and classified staff union, PAL-CWA, came to an agreement Thursday afternoon that each classified staff member will receive a $2.12 base increase to their hourly pay next year, falling far short of the union’s requests.
More photos: Lawrence PRIDE block party
Here’s a little more joy from Lawrence PRIDE’s Saturday celebrations. The block party featured community organizations, drag artists, families, friends, lots of love, and even an engagement.
Lawrence PRIDE celebrates with parade, block party; activists plan push to protect trans rights
The Lawrence PRIDE parade and block party brought colorful celebration to downtown Saturday, but they also included messages of support and resistance for transgender and gender-nonconforming folks who have been targeted by legislation in Kansas and beyond.
Lawrence Adult Learning Center graduates, families and supporters celebrate
It’s been 20 years since Kattie Ferguson dropped out of high school. Earning her GED was a dream placed in the periphery until a couple years ago, when she set her sights on going back to school.
Artists of Van Go Arts Train unveil new mural at Kansas Suicide Prevention Headquarters
Van Go artists unveiled “The Art of Listening,” a new mural that graces the front of Kansas Suicide Prevention Headquarters, in front of a crowd of eager spectators Wednesday evening.
Free State High School graduates challenged to find ‘clarity in moments of darkness’
As the sun set behind the Free State High School press box on Wednesday night, the light created a backdrop nearly as beautiful as graduate speaker Solie Edison’s speech to his fellow graduates.
Last day of school brings emotions for Pinckney community as school closes
For the Pinckney Elementary School community, the last day of school this year really does mean the last day of the school.
Broken Arrow community members reminisce, mourn last day in the school
As the school community embraced, cried and celebrated all at once Wednesday morning, they carried a common message: We will always be Broken Arrow Eagles.
Lawrence High graduates, like their school building, emerge stronger than they were 4 years ago
Lawrence High School graduates found themselves, like their school building, thrown into disarray during their high school years. But the building and graduates had one thing in common: they made it through the challenges stronger than before.
Lawrence Virtual School graduates celebrate, prepare to move on to their next adventures
Kelley Lowe told fellow students graduating from Lawrence Virtual School Saturday that no matter what brought them there, they made it their school home, found acceptance and made connections.
C-Tran Program graduates celebrate, surrounded by family and friends
Friends and family of C-Tran Program students gathered at Lawrence school district offices Friday morning to celebrate the program’s five 2023 graduates.
Native American Student Services honors graduating seniors; history made with eagle feather dedication
Lawrence High School senior Inila Brave is set to give a speech at her school’s commencement ceremony next week, an honor that she said the Lawrence school district’s support program for Native American students helped prepare her for.