Archive for Tuesday, November 27, 2007

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Lead stories

6:00 a.m.
Jamaal James, 17, of Trinidad, talks to fourth-graders at Broken Arrow School in this file photo.  Broken Arrow received the Governor's Achievement Award because of its excellent academic standings. Broken Arrow honored
November 26, 2007 in print edition on 3A
Broken Arrow School students and staff got a surprise Monday - the Governor’s Achievement Award. Superintendent Randy Weseman showed up at a scheduled assembly to present the award to Principal Brian McCaffrey.
9:00 a.m.
A rendering of the western elevation of the proposed Oread Inn, courtesy of NSPJ Architects, shows how the development will look from Indiana Street. The hotel complex would be at 12th and Indiana streets. Building concern?
November 27, 2007 in print edition on 3A
Dennis Brown can’t believe a building this big is producing a discussion this small. Brown, president of the Lawrence Preservation Alliance, said he’s concerned community members don’t grasp the significance of a seven-story hotel proposed for the edge of Kansas University at 12th and Indiana streets.
1:00 p.m.
Haley Trast, left, 11 and her sister, Kelsey, 12, construct a gingerbread house earlier this month at their west Lawrence residence. The Trast family sells gingerbread specifically for making the decorative houses for the holidays. Home sweet home
November 27, 2007 in print edition on 1C
Jodi Trast doesn’t build gingerbread houses. She builds entire subdivisions. For 10 years, the sweet smell of gingerbread has permeated the Trast house for the month leading up to Christmas. Trast ends up making dozens of the structures each year - for her daughters’ Girl Scout groups and friends, for fundraisers, for her PEO group or for anyone else who wants houses.
4:00 p.m.
Haskell's Lakota Nez (30) breaks up a pass to Peru State's Eil Brown (1) in this file photo from Saturday Oct, 27, 2007. Woodling: Kansas, Haskell opposites
November 27, 2007 in print edition on 1D
These are the best of times for Kansas University football. Never been better. These are the worst of times for Haskell Indian Nations University football. Same old, same old. Within the Lawrence city limits is a classic example of both ends of the college football spectrum. The classy Mercedes is, of course, the Jayhawks. The used Kia is the Fightin’ Indians. Does any other city in America contain such collegiate gridiron disparity?
10:00 p.m.
South Junior High School seventh-graders in Kathy Stuntz's science class work on Mars calendars in the hallway outside their classroom at the newly constructed school. Students and faculty have been adjusting to more open and spacious classrooms and hallways in the new school design. Final touches are being added to the new school, and construction should be complete before the spring semester begins. Light at end of tunnel’ seen at new South Junior High
November 27, 2007 in print edition on 1A
Near the end of November - at a time when most schools have settled into a routine - construction workers still are part of the school day at South Junior High School. But, in the words of Principal Will Fernandez, there’s a light at the end of the tunnel. And workers soon will apply final touches at South and nearby Broken Arrow School. The new South was part of a $23.9 million project that also included renovations and an addition to Broken Arrow.

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Lawrence Datebook
November 27, 2007 in print edition on A4
Events around Lawrence