Deena Burnett, language arts teacher at West Junior High School, is president of the Lawrence Education Association.
Josh Kibbee, Jordan Martin and Talen Malloy stack jumbo cups on a large scale. The three are part of a physical education class at Lecompton Elementary School, which tried to set a world record in cup stacking on Thursday, Nov. 17, 2011.
Ellie Robertson and Katie Spencer watch their stack of cups crash to the ground as physical education students at Lecompton Elementary School try to set a world record in cup stacking on Thursday, Nov. 17, 2011.
Kansas forward Aishah Sutherland lifts a shot over Creighton defender Alexis Akin Otiko in the Jayhawks' 73-59 victory on Wednesday night at Allen Fieldhouse.
Tanya Jackson puts up a shot in the Jayhawks' non-conference game against Creighton on Wednesday.
KU's Catherine "Bunny" Wiliams (5) gets caught between defenders in the Jayhawks' non-conference game against the Creighton BlueJays on Wednesday at Allen Fieldhouse.
Carolyn Davis returned to the Jayhawks' lineup after a stress fracture in her right foot kept her on the bench for the first game of the season. KU defeated Creighton, 73-59, on Wednesday.
Jamie Mathieu, left, and Morgan Boub collide while attempting to return a volley in the Jayhawks' four-set loss to Oklahoma on Wednesday.
Defensive specialist Jaime Mathieu keeps the ball in play during the Jayhawks' four-set loss to Oklahoma on Wednesday at the Horejsi Center.
Caroline Jarmoc spikes the ball for a point in the Jayhawks' four-set loss to conference rival Oklahoma on Wednesday.
Kansas guard Keena Mays starts a fast break in front of the Jayhawks bench and coach Bonnie Henrickson in KU's game against the Creighton on Wednesday. KU won, 73-59.
Tania Jackson, center, yells for her teammate Natalie Knight (42) right, to cut around a screen while on defense in the Jayhawks' non-conference game against Creighton on Nov. 16, 2011. KU won the game, 73-59.
From left, KU's Natalie Knight, Aishah Sutherland and Keena Mays (23) defend against the BlueJays' McKenzie Fujan in the Jayhawks' non-conference game against Creighton on Nov. 16, 2011.
Jane Rock got a hug from John Drees after she presented him as a friend for his role as Lawrence Memorial Hospital's community education specialist. A Friends of Education reception was help Wednesday at the Lawrence school district offices as part of an American Education Week celebration of school volunteerism.
Andrew Nussbaum, left, had a few words to celebrate his brother Jesse, right, and his work at Free State High. A Friends of Education reception was help Wednesday at the Lawrence school district offices as part of an American Education Week celebration of school volunteerism.
I support men's health as well!
Kurt Kloeblen, Benjamin Voran, Sean Nicholson and Kyle Kowalski, all employees of Intouch Solutions, show the beauty of their Movember staches.
I decided to grow a soul patch for Movember.
Having a successful Black Friday takes planning, timing and a little luck.
Emergency personnel direct traffic on the Kansas Turnpike past the scene of a fatal accident just after 2 p.m. Wednesday. The crash involved a vehicle and a semitrailer east of Lawrence and occurred in the westbound lane of I-70 just east of the Lawrence Service Center about 3 miles east of Lawrence. The vehicle crossed from the eastbound lanes of Interstate 70 into the westbound lanes and hit semitrailer.
E. Jean Dunn
A King James Bible from a collection at Baker University is featured on the December 2011 cover of National Geographic. The bible is part of the university's William A. Quayle Bible Collection.
Escapes from Kansas Department of Corrections custody since 2005.
I placed my point-and-shoot camera on the ground, in macro mode and just inches away to capture this much larger than life-size slug in action. Because of the very limited depth-of-field only part of the head was in focus. I took several shots, guessing at the location of the slimy subject in my frame. At least he wasn't moving fast.
Kansas University students wait outside Malott Hall around 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 16, 2011, after the building was evacuated following reports of a chemical spill. No spill was found, and students were readmitted shortly after 11 a.m.
A blue heron crane takes off in flight at Gardner Lake on Sunday, Nov. 13, 2011 Gardner.
Canadian geese congregate near a dock at Gardner Lake on Sunday, Nov. 13, 2011 in Gardner.
An empty bench on a cool, misty, overcast day by Shawnee Mission Lake.
In this Sept. 24, 2009 file photo, Karl Slover attends the "Wizard of Oz" 70th Anniversary Emerald Gala at Tavern on the Green in New York. Slover, one of the last surviving actors who played Munchkins in the 1939 classic film, died Tuesday, Nov. 15, 2011. He was 93. (AP Photo/Charles Sykes, File)
Joel Pollock, site director for the Lawrence Community Shelter, 214 W. 10th St., spends more than eight hours a day at work — he lives there.
Texas' J'Covan Brown (14) shoots in front of Rhode Island's Nikola Malesevic (23) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Tuesday, Nov. 15, 2011, in Austin, Texas.
Scary celebration: The Annual Casagrande/Chindamo Halloween Party was Oct. 16 at the home of Ellen and Brad Chindamo, Lawrence. Ellen submitted the photo.