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Signup extended for Lawrence school district's summer band camps

If you missed the signup for the Lawrence school district’s summer music instruction programs, you’re in luck. Deadlines for all three district programs have been extended until May 25.

For beginners, the summer novice program is open to students entering fifth and sixth grades. Students entering seventh grade can enroll in the summer band and/or jazz band program. The summer jazz band program is also open to students entering eighth grade.

The novice program has the option of three sessions that are 1.5 hours each, running between May 31 and June 10. Both the band and jazz band programs have four sessions that are 1.5 hours each, running from June 20-24. All programs are $60 each and take place at Lawrence High School, 1901 Louisiana St.

Enrollment forms list the available time slots for each session and are available on the USD497 website.


In other news and notes for Friday:

  • Elementary schools will host field day on Friday.

  • Deerfield Elementary students can wear tie-dye T-shirts for spirit day.

  • The New York Elementary PTO will host movie night at 7 p.m.


Lunch menu options:

Elementary school level

Main dish: chicken nuggets with roll; parfait with muffin; peanut butter and jelly with string cheese; chef salad with breadstick

Sides: mashed potatoes with gravy, grapes, salad bar, milk

Middle school level

Main dish: chicken nuggets with roll; parfait with muffin; peanut butter and jelly with string cheese; chef salad with breadstick; hamburger; grilled cheese

Sides: mashed potatoes with gravy, mandarin oranges with pineapple, salad bar, fruit juice, fresh fruit, milk

High school level

Main dish: chicken quesadilla; black bean quesadilla; rice bowl; deli bar; pizza; peanut butter and jelly with string cheese; chef salad with breadstick; daily sandwiches

Sides: refried beans, salad bar, perfect pinto beans, tropical fruit salad, fruit juice, fresh fruit, fruit sorbet, oven potatoes, guacamole, milk

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