K-12 Education

Eudora High School’s Science Olympiad team claims state title

The Eudora High School Science Olympiad team’s 2020-21 season was a classic example of practice making perfect. After starting its season in the fall by placing 177th out of 200 in a virtual national tournament, the Eudora team finished its season as champions in the Kansas Science Olympiad ...

Ronald ‘G.R.’ Gordon-Ross files to run for reelection to Lawrence school board

Ronald “G.R.” Gordon-Ross always planned to serve more than one term on the Lawrence school board. Now he has thrown his hat in the ring to make that happen. Gordon-Ross, 46, who was first elected in 2017, recently filed for reelection to the board. He is the first person to file for the ...

Lawrence graduation ceremonies to occur on time, but COVID-19 measures not yet clear

The Lawrence school district is planning for graduation ceremonies to occur at their usual times this spring, but how they will be conducted as the coronavirus pandemic continues is not yet clear. District spokeswoman Julie Boyle told the Journal-World this week that the district planned for ...

Lawrence High School’s yearbook named finalist for prestigious Pacemaker award

Lawrence High School’s yearbook staff has been recognized nationally by one of the most prestigious awards for student journalists. The Lawrence school district recently announced LHS’ Red & Black yearbook was named a finalist for a 2020 Pacemaker award. The Pacemakers, which are ...

To help kids catch up, U.S. schools plan for summer of learning

Mission — After a dreary year spent largely at home in front of the computer, many U.S. children could be looking at summer school — and that’s just what many parents want. Although the last place most kids want to spend summer is in a classroom, experts say that after a year of ...

Eudora superintendent to resign at end of school year

A change of leadership is coming to the Eudora school district, as Superintendent Steve Splichal on Friday announced his plans to resign at the end of the current school year. Splichal said in a message to the school district community that he chose to resign, effective June 30, to take a job ...

2 Lawrence school district administrators retiring at the end of the school year

Two Lawrence school district administrators will leave their positions at the end of the current school year, the district announced recently. Superintendent Anthony Lewis said in a news release that Darcy Kraus, the district's director of elementary schools, and David Cunningham, the ...