Jason Jones, the principal at Sunflower School, announced that he will resign at the end of the school year to pursue other professional opportunities.
This is his third year in the district and at Sunflower School.
“I am grateful for the rewarding experiences, dedicated teachers, supportive families and wonderful students that contribute to the strong sense of community at Sunflower Elementary,” Jones said in a press release.
Before to coming to Lawrence, Jones was the principal at Riverside Elementary in Emporia. He also taught fifth and third grades and was a K-6 instructional specialist for two years, both at the Auburn-Washburn school district in Topeka.
“He made a positive contribution to our district administrative team and helped Sunflower Elementary maintain a solid educational program,” Lawrence Superintendent Randy Weseman said in a press release.
Sunflower School was built in 1994 and is a Kansas Standard of Excellence School in both reading and math.
The Lawrence school district will begin searching for Jones’ replacement immediately.