K-12 Education

Local restaurants to launch new student meal service for the remainder of April

Story last updated at 9:38 a.m. Wednesday Local restaurants will be stepping in to make sure that students in need will still have access to free lunch throughout April, after the Lawrence school district recently suspended its meal service for children. The school district announced Tuesday ...

Hillcrest Elementary principal retiring after 19 years on the job

After nearly two decades in the position, the Hillcrest Elementary School principal plans to retire at the end of the school year. The Lawrence school district recently announced in a new release that Tammy Becker, who has been principal for 19 years, will retire on June 30. Superintendent ...

Lawrence schools to shut down meal service until at least May

Story updated at 10:34 a.m. Wednesday Lawrence Public Schools will distribute free meals to local children just once more, on Thursday, before shutting down the program for the rest of April, the school district announced Wednesday. The district will also discontinue in-person technology ...