New York Elementary title teacher Laurie Ziegler was selected as the 10th annual Barbara Hodgson Dream To Achieve Award recipient Tuesday afternoon.
Stu Strecker of Free State High School was presented the 2017 Special Award for Excellence in Teaching by the Lawrence Schools Foundation Tuesday morning. The award, commonly known as the Bobs Award, includes a $10,000 check for the recipient.
More than $63,000 in scholarship money was provided to Lawrence Public Schools seniors from Lawrence High School and Free State High School as the Lawrence Schools Foundation took part in both schools’ senior recognition ceremonies in early May.
Eighteen scholarships managed by the Lawrence Schools Foundation were awarded to seniors at Free State High School as part of the school’s Senior Recognition Ceremony Monday night. The Foundation will be a part of Lawrence High School’s Senior Recognition Ceremony Tuesday, May 9.
This spring the Lawrence Schools Foundation rewarded 10 different sets of teachers with $20,249 worth of Innovative Teaching Grants. Tuesday we began presenting the checks to the teachers. Follow along with us this week to see who received this year's grants
The Music Endowment is a fund of the Lawrence Schools Foundation and the result of the fundraising efforts of Music Works! to enhance and enrich music education in the Lawrence public schools. Grants will provide music educators with funds they need to enhance access to, enrich the quality of, and expand the educational experiences of their students.
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.