Prairie Park Elementary school's first day found 5th grade teacher Ivy Briggs getting students ready for their first day of class.
The first day of school Wednesday found Todd Evans giving his daughter, Abby Evans. a little encourgment as she attended her first day of classes in 3rd grade.
Buses were busy picking up students for the new school year along Haskell Avenue around 7:30 a.m. Wednesday for the first day of school in Lawrence.
Prairie Park Elementary's Ed Barnhart gives a hug to Eric Hollinger, a second grader, while his sister Ashley Hollinger, a third grader, looks on as they head in for their first day of school Wednesday.
Sunflower School Principal Jason Jones welcomes students on the first day of class Wednesday.