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  • Elementary Hybrid Starts November 9th 


     October School News Letter 


    Important Dates:  

    Oct 26-30: Red Ribbon Week

    Oct 28: Trunk or Treat

    Oct 30 - NO SCHOOL (PK - 12th grades)  

    Nov 4-5 - Parent/Teacher Conference Week 

    Nov 5-6: NO SCHOOL (PK - 12th grades)

    Nov. 9 - Hybrid Learning starts (see below) 


    Together Again- keeping our families safe as they return for Hybrid: 

    Langston Logistic Plan for Covid Procedures (includes new arrival/dismissal plan, lunch plan, illness plan, etc.) 

    Q&A Heath/Clinic changes and COVID Information - (New procedures, mask directions, illness protocol, etc.)   


    TOGETHER AGAIN - More safety procedures from the district   


    The Hybrid Model

               Group A - Last names A-L:  Langston - Mon. & Thurs. / Remote learning - Tues., Wed. & Fri.

               Group B - Last names M-Z: Langston - Tues. & Fri. / Remote learning - Mon., Wed. & Thurs.

    Distance Learning Model - Students will attend school remotely, Monday through Friday



    Langston Hughes Trunk- or –Treat  Wednesday, Oct. 28 –                                                                                                                 

    Hosted by Langston PTO / Wednesday, Oct. 28

    Gr. K-2 guests- 5pm-6pm

    Gr. 3-5 guests - 6pm-7pm 

    Please join us for this fun Langston family event.  Students may wear their Halloween costumes and walk through our Trunk -or -Treat event.  All students must be accompanied by an adult.  We are looking for 30 adult volunteers to decorate their cars and distribute candy.  We are also accepting donations of candy, small toys, etc.  

    All Participants Will Need To…

    • Wear a mask on school property
    • Maintain 6 ft. distance from other groups
    • Only cars that will be part of the Trunk -or- Treat will be admitted into the parking lot  
    • All guests will need to park in the surrounding area and walk up to the school parking lot.  Families that do not live within walking distance should plan to park in the neighborhoods north and west of Langston.
    • Only Langston Hughes families will be permitted to attend this event
    • Adults dispersing candy need to devise a way to get the treat to the kids and maintain 6 ft. distance (ramp, table, fishing pole, etc.)  

    Volunteer Sign Up HERE-


    Students: Click Here to Access Your Classroom's Remote Learning Site   


    Please Welcome our New Mascot! 

    Bobcat Mascot

    Click Here to see our Bobcat arrive to school for the first time!!   


     Langston Hughes "Virtual" Marathon Club starting

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  • Meal Kits

    The first meal kits (containing one week's worth of breakfast and lunch) will be distributed on October 21st. See link below for ordering information and pick up locations. 


    Community Resources Available for Families


    Find our District Together Again: Hybrid and Distance Learning Guide at It includes the 2020-2021 school calendar, First Student bus routes, and a message from the Superintendent. Read information about our plans for promoting behaviors that reduce the spread of COVID-19, non-instructional expectations for maintaining healthy school environments and operations, instructional expectations, social-emotional learning, staff professional development, and protecting and ensuring healthy staff. Also, review the goals and objectives of the district's strategic plan. 


    LPS Strategic Plan  

    Lawrence Public Schools will ensure that students of all races, backgrounds, and abilities achieve at high levelsdemonstrate proficiency in reading by the third grade and in math by the eighth grade, and graduate on time prepared for success in college and careers.  Click the link above to read more about our strategic plan.

    Kansas Legislation on Public Schools

    Stay informed and learning about the latest bills and actions being taken by our Legislators that impact public schools.  Check out the various links on this page to learn more about what action is taking place.  


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  • Langston Hughes Elementary


    Office Hours: 8:00am - 4:30pm 


    School Hours:

    8:45am - 3:50pm M,T,TH,F

    8:45am - 2:20pm W   


    1101 George Williams Way
    Lawrence, KS 66049 
    Phone: (785) 832-5890 
    Fax: (785) 832-5898 
    Jackie Mickel
    Principal: Jackie Mickel
    Admin. Assistant: Dianna Dykes
    Secretary: Sandra Sola 
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  • 2020-2021 Enrollment:

     Welcome New Families

    New Student Enrollment - We are excited to have you join our Langston Hughes family. Click the blue link to begin the on-line Enrollment Process.

    If you have enrollment or annual registration questions, you may contact the Lawrence Public School Enrollment Center:  / 785-330-1921 / 110 McDonald Dr.  Lawrence, KS  66044     


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  • Bobcat of the Month Staff Award

    We are excited to announce our monthly Honorary Bobcat of the Month Staff Award!
    We will recognize one staff member each month, and Langston Hughes families - we want your help with nominations!! We encourage you and your child to think about staff members who have made an impact in your lives. It could be a teacher, interventionist, para, custodian, nurse, counselor, etc! You are welcome to complete the nomination form online or a paper copy we will send home.

    Nominate a staff member today! Support Staff Nomination Form / Teacher Nomination Form

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