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    Find Your Place in USD 497

    Join us between 9 a.m.-1 p.m. on July 12 for a recruitment fair. Learn about opportunities in food service, custodial and student support services; salaries and benefits, and how to complete an online application. Refreshments and prize drawings!

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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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    Register for FREE School Supplies

    Families who qualify for free or reduced-price school meals may register for FREE school supplies at ECKAN June 26-July 28; Penn House, July 10-14, July 17-21, and July 24-28; or Salvation Army, July 10-11, 13-14, 17-18, 20-21, 24-25, 27-28.

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    Lawrence Voters Invest in Secondary School Improvements

    Registered voters in USD 497 approved the May 2, 2017, Lawrence School Bond Mail-Ballot Election by a 75% margin. The $87 million community investment will fund improvements to both high schools, all middle schools and the College and Career Center.

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    Excellence, Equity and Engagement Goals

    The Lawrence Board of Education seeks to engage school families and community partners around district excellence and equity goals in order to personalize learning and ensure all students achieve, succeed and graduate future ready.

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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."

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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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