Trish Bransky, principal at Southwest Junior High discusses the various improvements made to the school with the new addition.
Mijanou Cackler, a para professional at Southwest Junior High carries her lunch as she hurriedly makes her way from the portable classrooms to the main building Wednesday.
A new computer lab is one of the features to the new addition that will be used by business and computer applications teacher David Schneider.
Various courtyards are staggered within the new addition and will carry various themes.
The new gymnasium at Southwest Junior High is not expected to be completed until later this year.
One of two science labs in the new addition.
Chris Ousdahl, Lawrence, a worker with B.A. Green Construction chips mortar from the windows lining the hallway that leads to the new addition at Southwest Junior High.
Southwest Junior High has been using a series of double-wide trailers as portable classrooms during the building period of a new addition to the school.
Southwest Junior High has been using a set of portable classrooms that sit just north of the main building. The portables have been in use while an addition was added to the main building that will begin holding classes on Monday.
Head custodian Kenneth Tucker shovels snow from the walkway as Southwest Junior High students make their way from the portable classrooms to the main building shortly before their lunch period Wednesday.
Wednesday's snows fall over a handful of cold seventh-graders at Southwest Junior High as they make their way to the portable classrooms just north of the main building after their lunch period.
A gathering of stools wait to be distributed to the various classrooms in the new addition at Southwest Junior High.
Stephen Topping, a maintenance grounds worker for Lawrence Public Schools assembles a teacher's desk Wednesday morning.
Adam Mower, Lawrence, a worker with Chaney Incorporated works on the ventilation tubes in one of the science labs of the new addition Wednesday at Southwest Junior High.