School board

Morse cites lifelong ties to Lawrence schools
March 21, 2013
Adina Morse grew up in the Lawrence school district and has been a longtime volunteer in local schools. She is now running for a seat on the Lawrence school board. By Peter Hancock
School board hires principals, discusses bond plans
March 11, 2013
The Lawrence school board named two new principals for the 2013-14 school year, and named a permanent assistant principal at another school. Board members also reaffirmed their commitment that the proposed $92.5 million bond issue will not result in higher property taxes. By Peter Hancock
Lawrence school board to hear finance advisory council report
March 10, 2013
An advisory group will present the Lawrence school board with financial data comparing Lawrence to similar districts. The report will likely be a factor in debate about the upcoming $92.5 million bond proposal. By Peter Hancock
School board candidates share similar views on major issues
March 6, 2013
The four candidates running for three seats on the Lawrence school board all strongly support the proposed $92.5 million bond issue and share similar views on other major issues. Voters will elect three of the four candidates in the April 2 general election. By Peter Hancock
Lawrence school board votes to oppose anti-union bill
February 25, 2013
The Lawrence school board voted unanimously Monday night to send a letter to Kansas lawmakers opposing a bill that would narrow the Professional Negotiations Act. The bill is pending in the House Committee on Commerce, Labor and Economic Development. By Peter Hancock
School board to honor Presidential Scholar, National Merit finalists
February 22, 2013
All eight area high school students who were named semi-finalists by the National Merit Scholarship Corp. have been named finalists. The Lawrence school board will recognize them at the board meeting Monday night. By Peter Hancock.
Lawrence superintendent gets positive review from school board
January 28, 2013
The Lawrence school board gave Superintendent Rick Doll good marks during his annual performance review Monday. His contract will come up for renewal later this year. By Peter Hancock
Lawrence school district audit shows large cash reserves
January 25, 2013
The Lawrence school board will receive its annual audit report when it meets Monday night. By Peter Hancock
Lawrence school district hosting informational meetings on bond issue
January 23, 2013
Community meetings will be held in schools throughout the district to explain and discuss the proposed $92.5 million bond proposal. By Peter Hancock
Four candidates to vie for school board seats
January 22, 2013
The 2013 school board race has drawn fewer candidates than either of the last two elections. By Peter Hancock
Morse files for Lawrence school board
January 18, 2013
Adina Morse filed paperwork Friday morning to run for the Lawrence school board. By Peter Hancock
Third candidate files for school board seat
January 17, 2013
Kristie Adair, a former paraeducator, is the third candidate to file for the April 2 school board election. By Peter Hancock
School board formally sets bond election
January 14, 2013
Passage of a resolution officially puts $92.5 million bond issue on the April 2 ballot. By Peter Hancock
School board to consider legal settlement
January 13, 2013
Agreement would cost $25,000 to settle wrongful termination claim by former employee. By Peter Hancock
Big decisions in store for public schools in 2013
$92.5 million bond issue, new science standards, NCLB waiver on education agenda
December 31, 2012
Education officials in Lawrence and throughout the state are looking ahead to a year of monumental decisions that will be made at every level, from the schoolhouse to the Statehouse, and even the courthouse.