K-12 Education

Lawrence High School qualifies 9 for national forensics tournament

Lawrence High School’s forensics team came away from its first showing at an area tournament with nine students qualifying for national events this spring. LHS hasn’t participated in National Catholic Forensic League events before, coach Jeff Plinsky said, because its national tournaments ...

Lawrence eighth-grader takes 3rd place in state spelling bee

Asher Wolfe, an eighth-grader at Raintree Montessori School, finished third in the Sunflower State Spelling Bee, which took place Saturday in Wichita. All of the first-place winners of countywide spelling bees in the state's 105 counties were eligible to compete in the state bee on the campus ...

Lawrence Public Schools starting two hours late due to cold weather

Start times for all Lawrence Public Schools today will be two hours later than normal due to cold weather, the district announced early Monday morning. Start times for elementary, middle and high schools vary slightly, but all of them will be two hours later than normal, district spokeswoman ...