leesaylor (Lee Saylor)

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Basketball tournament brings 300 teams, thousands of people to Sports Pavilion Lawrence

What happened to always reserving one of the 8 courts for recreational use, no matter what tournament is here. I support the tournaments and the economic impact, but the promise, since this was built with the recreation tax, was that one court was ALWAYS to be available for LOCAL recreation.

July 25, 2016 at 8:50 a.m. ( | suggest removal )

Rising enrollment at Free State High School displaces theater classes

There are already classes in that space. They are displacing those classes to allow for more meeting/gathering space. It is like asking the other departments to bid for use of their traditional classrooms.

May 24, 2016 at 1:35 p.m. ( | suggest removal )

Lawrence teachers union seeks evaluation feedback 'without fear of reprisal'

"Stubblefield said she thinks the surveys provide a channel for meaningful and protected feedback, but that adding the proposed language to the teacher contract could make the process more formal."
Why is the district afraid to make this process more formal? Most labor contracts are crafted to deal with past abuses from either side.

May 23, 2016 at 12:01 p.m. ( | suggest removal )

Rising enrollment at Free State High School displaces theater classes

Maybe we need to have some those meetings that are now going to be scheduled in the black box and put them in the gymnasium or the weight room. Surely they are not used every hour of the school day.

May 20, 2016 at 9:55 a.m. ( | suggest removal )

Rising enrollment at Free State High School displaces theater classes

“Except for specially equipped classrooms, such as science labs or career and tech classrooms, all classrooms in the district are flexible-use learning spaces, including cafeterias, gyms, libraries and black box theaters,” Doll said.

The Black Box Theater IS a specially equipped classroom, just like the science labs, career and and tech classrooms.

May 19, 2016 at 1:13 p.m. ( | suggest removal )

Journal-World parent company considering demolition of large downtown Lawrence building

That has to do with your delivery person, not the location of the production. I get my LJW by 5 every morning.

April 20, 2016 at 4:26 p.m. ( | suggest removal )

Journal-World parent company considering demolition of large downtown Lawrence building

Before you discount the Freedoms Frontier, have you actually been there? (And it IS nationally promoted) And I am not involved in museums or historical tourism, just a regular citizen....

April 20, 2016 at 11:21 a.m. ( | suggest removal )

Journal-World parent company considering demolition of large downtown Lawrence building

You keep harping on a Civil war museum in Lawrence. We have one at the old Carnegie Library. http://www.freedomsfrontier.org/

April 20, 2016 at 9:20 a.m. ( | suggest removal )

See the latest downtown multistory building likely to request financial incentives from the city

You obviously haven't seen Soviet public housing buildings. They look like cement bunkers. This is much more interesting. I'm not saying that it the best, but it is more interesting than a lot of the steel and glass monstrosities that have been foisted on the American public in the last 30 years.

April 18, 2016 at 2:54 p.m. ( | suggest removal )

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