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    FREE School Supplies

    Sign up for FREE school supplies through July 29.

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  •  Free Summer Meals

    FREE Summer Meals for Kids (Ages 1-18)

    No fees! No registration needed. Just show up!

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  • Festival of making and creativity

    ConfabuLarryum 2016

    Save the Date: Saturday, August 13! Join us for ConfabuLarryum, Lawrence's annual festival of making and creativity.

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    Enroll Now

    New students may begin enrollment online and visit our Enrollment Center, 110 McDonald Drive, to complete the process.

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    Learning Forward Future Ready

    "Our challenge is to commit to ensuring every child is future-ready,” said Superintendent Kyle Hayden. "We are preparing our students with 21st-century skills and strategies so they can compete globally." The Lawrence Board of Education has approved step 1 of a plan to begin addressing its goal of providing students equitable access to technology in order to raise the achievement of all students.

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    2016 Superintendent Search

    The Lawrence Board of Education announced on March 8, its selection of Kyle Hayden as superintendent of schools, effective July 1, 2016. (Mike Yoder/Journal-World Photo)

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  • A blended middle school classroom

    Let's Blend: Engaging Students Through Personalized Learning

    We're improving student engagement and achievement and extending the reach of effective teachers with blended learning.

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  • Building for the Future: School Construction Update

    Thanks to the support of local voters, we're improving our school facilities, enhancing technology and expanding career and technical educational opportunities for students.

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    Your Voice & Your Vote Matter

    Stay informed, share your opinions about legislation affecting public schools and vote!

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