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We're Excited for the New School Year!
It's going to be a wild ride!  Please be cautious in and around school zones, especially school campuses under construction.  We're working on a variety of school projects funded by the $92.5 million school bond issue approved by Lawrence school district voters in 2013.  Watch for construction at Cordley, Hillcrest, Kennedy, Langston Hughes, New York, Sunset Hill and Free State High School.  Safety first!  We're excited about our school improvements and apologize for any inconveniences during construction. Bond Construction Update (August 12, 2014). Follow our progress on bond issue projects.

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*Safety first! Exercise caution in and around school zones and allow extra time to get to school.

*Never pass a school bus with its stop sign engaged and lights flashing.

*Students should not ride bicycles to school until they are able to safely follow all rules of the road.

*Please identify with your child a safe route to school and make sure they use the buddy system.

*Board Member Application (Fillable PDF) or (Print, Complete & Return)

*Help us shape the future and prepare students for college and careers - complete this short survey.

*Reminder: No School September 1 or September 15.

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