Lawrence schools superintendent Rick Doll, foreground, addresses school board members at a meeting in March 2011. After two and a half years of discussion, the Lawrence school board will formally vote whether to consolidate its smaller elementary schools on Monday.
Julietta Keathley-Helms gathers up a basket of eggs during the Egg Hunt Extravaganza on Saturday in South Park. In background watching are her older sisters, twins Liliana and Ella, 11, all of Lawrence.
“The Holy Family at Work,” 1866 by Carl Muller. Although this appears to be a simple portrait of the Holy Family, many objects in the painting refer to Christ’s crucifixion and his sacrifice for mortals’ sins. Some objects, like the lamb to the left of Christ, are familiar symbols of Christ’s sacrifice.
A young girl introduces herself to the Easter Bunny at the Egg Hunt Extravaganza, sponsored by Lawrence Parks and Recreation and Hy-Vee, in South Park on Saturday.
Two girls dash into a field of yellow eggs at the Egg Hunt Extravaganza, sponsored by Lawrence Parks and Recreation and Hy-Vee, in South Park, Saturday, April 7, 2012.
Former Lawrence High School baseball coach Ron Garvin hits balls to players so they can practice fielding during a little league baseball practice Saturday, April 7, 2012 at the YSI sports complex. Garvin helps coach his grandson's baseball team.
Former Lawrence High School baseball coach Ron Garvin watches as his grandson Peyton Garvin, 12, rounds second base during a practice Saturday, April 7, 2012 at the YSI sports complex. Garvin helps coach his grandson's baseball team.
Free State soccer coach Kelly Barah oversees participants of his Boot Camp work out program Saturday, April 7, 2012 in the weight room at FSHS.
Free State soccer coach Kelly Barah shares a laugh with participants in his Boot Camp program Saturday, April 7, 2012 in the weight room at FSHS.
Timothy Duane Haynes and Emily Suzanne Speicher
Judy and Orville Embrey
Dick and Kathleen (Miser) Brown, of Eudora, celebrated 50 years of marriage with a Caribbean cruise from Feb. 3 to Feb 12 along with good friends and family. Pictured are, from left, top row: Bernard Katzfey, Mark Brown, Dick Brown and Gary Bartz; middle row: Darlene Katfey, Brenda Brown, Kathleen Brown and Ellen Bart; and front row: Joan Prior, Dean and Joan Brown, and Beverly Michalak. Kathleen submitted the photo.