A hallway at West Junior High was largely empty after the district-wide bomb scare on Thursday morning.
A student at Kennedy School waits to go home with her parent after a series of bomb threats were made to 911 dispatchers.
Lawrence Police Thursday morning investigated a series of "three or four" bomb threats made to 911 dispatchers, Capt. David Cobb said. All of Lawrence's public schools were placed in a "heightened state of alert" this morning, according to Superintendent Randy Weseman
After evacuating the Children's Learning Center, from left, Tyer Jones, Abby Stallworth and Hannah Meng sit on a curb in a parking lot adjacent to the school where they wait to be picked up by their parents. A county-wide bomb scare targeting schools and city halls was phoned into Lawrence Police Dispatch on Thursday morning, prompting some schools to evacuate buildings and others were put on lock-down.
Lucas Griffith, 7, left, is picked up at Kennedy School by his father Chad Mische, after Mische heard about bomb threats at area schools. At right is parent Tere Laster who was waiting for Mische and Griffith to drive them home.
Tere Laster, runs to the front doors of Kennedy School to get her son and take him home after word of bomb threats spread around Lawrence.
After evacuating the Children's Learning Center, 205 N Michigan St., because of a bomb scare, Brooke Panzer gives Rowan Banker, nine-months old, a pacifier in an adjacent parking. School officials moved the kids and the baby crib into the parking lot after the Lawrence Police notified them of a county-wide bomb scare targeting schools and city hall on Thursday morning.
Teachers and children from the Children's Learning Center, 205 N Michigan St., sit in a parking lot adjacent to the school at around 8:30 a.m. on Thursday morning after a county-wide bomb scare.
Plainclothes Lawrence Police Officers question a man who lives near 12th and New York on Thursday morning about the county-wide bomb scare. Police tracked the phone call to the 12th and New York street area and spent the morning questioning local residents.
Plainclothes Lawrence Police Officers interview residents living near 12th and New York streets on Thursday morning about the county-wide bomb scare targeting schools and city hall. The threat was phoned into the Lawrence Police Dispatch earlier Thursday morning.
Lawrence public schools Superintendent Randy Weseman talks on his cell phone as he makes his way through the hallway on a stop at Hillcrest School Thursday morning in response to calls made Thursday morning making threats to unspecified schools and City Hall. Lawrence public schools went into a 'semi-lockdown' mode as a safety precaution to students.
A Lawrence school district employee at Kennedy School stops a parent at the front door and asks for identification before allowing the parent into the school.
Damitrious McCawley, 12, looks out his bedroom window in East Lawrence after being brought home from school because of bomb threats called into 911 dispatch.