Archive for Wednesday, February 21, 2018

No classes for Lawrence Public Schools, KU, Haskell; other weather-related closings, cancellations and delays for Feb. 22

February 21, 2018, 4:55 p.m. Updated February 22, 2018, 3:29 p.m.


Winter weather has caused Lawrence Public Schools and other area districts, as well as KU and Haskell to cancel classes for Thursday, Feb. 22.

Look for the Journal-World to update its list of area closings as more information becomes available. If your organization has a closing, cancellation or delay to announce, please send it to

• Lawrence Public Schools, no classes or activities for Thursday

• University of Kansas, no day or evening classes for Lawrence or Edwards campuses for Thursday. Campus closed. Only weather-essential employees required to report to work. KU Medical Center remains open. Museums on Lawrence campus are closed.

• Elementary conferences at Lawrence Public Schools postponed for Thursday. Teachers will work to reschedule.

• Eudora Public Schools, no classes or activities for Thursday

• Baldwin City Public Schools, no classes or activities for Thursday

• Bishop Seabury school, no classes or activities for Thursday

• Veritas Christian school, no classes or activities for Thursday

• Haskell Indian Nations University, classes canceled for Thursday; essential staff only on duty

• McLouth Public Schools, no classes or activities for Thursday

• Oskaloosa Public Schools, no classes or activities for Thursday

• Wellsville Public Schools, no classes or activities for Thursday

• Raintree Montessori School closed for Thursday

• Lawrence Montessori School closed for Thursday

• Prairie Moon Waldorf School closed for Thursday

• Hilltop Child Development Center closed for Thursday

• Googols of Learning closed on Thursday

• Princeton Children Center closed on Thursday

• Children's Learning Center closed on Thursday

• Parent teacher conferences at Community Children's Center/Head Start for Thursday are postponed; teachers will reschedule

• Lawrence Police Department "Coffee with a Cop" event canceled for Thursday.

• Douglas County District Court closed until 1:30 p.m. Thursday.

• State government offices in Shawnee County closed until 5 p.m. Thursday

• Lawrence Memorial Hospital Tai chi, Twist & Shout, and Rhythm & Moves classes at Sports Pavilion Lawrence canceled for Thursday morning.

• University of Kansas presentation “'Keeping Implicit Bias in Mind' with Jerry Kang, Vice Chancellor for Equity, Diversity and Inclusion at UCLA" canceled for Thursday.

• Heartland Community Health Center closed for Thursday

• Community Development Advisory Committee meeting canceled

• Electrical Code Board of Appeals meeting canceled

• Mechanical Code Board of Appeals canceled

• Lawrence Arts Center, preschool, kindergarten and adult classes before 5 p.m. canceled. "School’s Out Day" will still be held. Classes after 5 p.m. will also be held.

• Car Seat Checks canceled at Lawrence Memorial Hospital for Thursday

• Kansas Association for the Education of Young Children-Lawrence Chapter meeting canceled

• Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War, Camp 4 meeting canceled

• KU Theatre double feature of "Ashes to Ashes" and "Henry's Law" canceled

• Lawrence Memorial Hospital Endowment Annual Meeting canceled


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