Lawrence Schools Foundation, in collaboration with the Ryan Gray Playground for All Children Steering Committee, is proud to announce that they have received a $12,200 Quality of Life grant from the Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation for the Ryan Gray Playground for All Children.
The Lawrence Schools Foundation and Lied Center of Kansas are proud to announce the very first district-wide talent show for middle and high school students. Ovation! will benefit the Lawrence Schools Foundation and showcase the amazing talents of USD 497 students.
Kim Fuller, a special education paraeducator at South Middle School, was named the 2016 Dedication To Education Award winner by the Lawrence Schools Foundation at a school assembly Wednesday.
Dine & Donate in December to benefit the Lawrence Schools Foundation. Take a culinary trip around Lawrence when you dine and donate in December. Choose one of the featured restaurants every Tuesday and Thursday this month.
Two grants, totaling nearly $8,000 were received by the Lawrence Schools Foundation through the Douglas County Community Foundation. These grants will benefit secondary students in the Lawrence Public Schools.
Supporting the Lawrence Public School District’s initiative to provide students equitable access to technology, the Lawrence Schools Foundation presented a $39,000 check to the district at Monday night’s School Board meeting.
This week the Lawrence Schools Foundation is recognizing its 2016 School Assistance and Music Grant recipients. Check back every day to see who received a grant.
We are just days away from the Lawrence Schools Foundation Community Education Breakfast set for September 16. Learn about the dynamic Karen Hough, a Lawrence High graduate, who is our keynote speaker and find out how you can support our teachers and students at this event, which kicks off our 2016 school year.
Health Care Access and the Lawrence Schools Foundation have partnered together to raise additional funding for the Lawrence Public Schools Marathon Clubs.
New York Elementary first-grade teacher Amy Lekey was selected as the Barbara Hodgson Dream To Achieve Award recipient Tuesday afternoon. The award, named after former New York kindergarten teacher Barbara Hodgson, is presented to a New York teacher who is recognized by his or her peers to possess great skill in the art of teaching and demonstrates the virtues the New York staff strives to instill in their students.
The Lawrence Schools Foundation is now a part of the Dillons Community Rewards program. Members can enroll online and the Foundation will get credit for every purchase members make using their registered Dillons Plus Card.
The Lawrence Schools Foundation presented this year’s Bobs Award and $10,000 to Liberty Memorial Central Middle School technology teacher Scott Forkenbrock during a year-end school assembly.
More than $51,000 in scholarships administered through the Lawrence Schools Foundation were awarded to 52 seniors at Lawrence and Free State High Schools this May.
Lawrence Schools Foundation cordially invites you to attend our Anniversary Open House Event, Tuesday, March 8th, 4:30-6 p.m. at Lawrence College and Career Center, 2910 Haskell Avenue. The event will feature teachers and students showcasing projects funded by LSF's Innovative Teaching Grants.
Now is the time to nominate a deserving teacher for the Lawrence Schools Foundation Golden Apple Teacher of the Year Award. The nomination deadline is March 11. The two awards, one for an elementary teacher and one for a secondary teacher, will be presented at the Foundation Follies April 15.
“When I think of Cara McNorton I smile,” said Kennedy principal Cris Anderson. “She is one of those teachers that every child will remember as the one who played an important part of their life.
It is no secret that when kids can take part in interactive learning opportunities, their involvement leads to more fun and a better understanding of the subject. The same goes for when kids are engaged in the actual testing of a subject.
We had 10 schools reach their donation goals and earn a catered lunch in their building. Last week we held a drawing for individual prizes. See who the winners were.