The voices of the West Junior High School Chorale under the direction of Craig McCauley closed out the evening with song Thursday at a districtwide event honoring Martin Luther King Jr. at Free State High School.
Nolan Smith, right, watches his sister Bridget Smith talk about how fellow students from Sunflower School worked together on their community projects Thursday at a districtwide event honoring Martin Luther King Jr. at Free State High School.
Elizabeth Runyan, left, and Jazmyne McNair presented the Martin Luther King Jr. service learning project report on behalf of their fellow Cordley School classmates. Students from Lawrence public schools came together Thursday at a districtwide event honoring Martin Luther King Jr. at Free State High School.
Deerfield Elementary students, from lower left, Ella Spillman, Delaney Rettele and Maya Hodison relax after giving a report back in their seats. Students from Lawrence schools honored Martin Luther King Jr. Thursday, Jan. 13, 2011, at a district-wide event at Free State High School.
Lawrence Firefighter Rich Young takes a cell phone picture of water filling the ice skating rink at Watson Park in the 700 block of Tennessee Thursday, Jan. 13.
Free State's Will Libeer swims in the 100 freestyle on Thursday, Jan. 13, 2011, at the Free State Invitational.
Free State's Kyle Freese swims in the 100 freestyle on Thursday, Jan. 13, 2011, at the Free State Invitational.
Free State bowlers Nick Conrad, left, and Justin Walthall visit between rolls during their meet Thursday, Jan. 13, 2011, at Royal Crest Lanes.
Free State's Logan Sloan swims in the 100 butterfly Thursday, Jan. 13, 2011, at the Free State Invitational.
Free State's Jordan Lubacweski swims in the 100 butterfly Thursday, Jan. 13, 2011, at the Free State Invitational.
Free State bowler Michelle Schieffer, left, high-fives teammate Sarah Perala, right, after Perala bowled a strike during their meet Thursday, Jan. 13, 2011, at Royal Crest Lanes.
Joyce Castle has performed on stages around the world — the Metropolitan Opera, the Kennedy Center, the National Opera in Washington, Teatro Regio di Torino, the Théâtre du Capitole in Toulouse, the De Vlaamse Opera in Antwerp and many others. Castle will celebrate 40 years of performance with a free concert at the Lied Center on Wednesday.
Cottonwood Inc. employee Yvette Bell, left, shows KU women's basketball player Keena Mays, of Arlington, Texas, how to package gift bags Thursday, Jan. 13, 2011. Cottonwood employs people with developmental disabilities.
New to Little Big Planet 2 is the ability to completely change game modes and genres, even mid-level. Here, players play a top-down shooter.
Little Big Planet 2 adds even more customization and creative freedom than the original.
Boots: Yard sale, June 2010, $10.
Pants: Urban Outfitters, July 2010, $20.
T-Shirt: Yard sale, June 2010, $5.
Sweater: December 2010, gift.
Coat: Vintage, Thrifted in Brooklyn New York, 2005, $35.
Kansas State guard Jacob Pullen (0) walks to the bench after being called for a foul during the second half against Colorado Wednesday, Jan. 12, 2011, in Manhattan, Kan. Pullen lead all scorers with 22 points. Colorado defeated Kansas State 74-66.
Ardell Arthur Nathan
Marilyn Wiggins, a crossing guard for Cordley School students stationed at 19th and Massachusetts streets, wore three layers of clothes and used hand warmer packets to work her shift Wednesday. Few students passed by her Wednesday afternoon because many parents chose to pick their children up at the school rather than have them walk home in the single-digit temperatures.
Tandem twosome: Ivy Herndon, right, rides tandem with friend Heather Testa Aug. 7 near Forest Park in St. Louis. Ivy and her sister, Rinny Herndon (not pictured), are both students at Quail Run School and the daughters of Tim and Kelly Herndon, Lawrence. Tim Herndon submitted the photo.