Langston Hughes Elementary School
Jackie Mickel, Principal
1101 George Williams Way Lawrence, KS 66049
phone (785)832-5890 fax (785)832-5898

School Hours:
8:45am - 3:45pm
Wednesday 8:45am - 2:15pm

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 Langston Hughes, as a Professional Learning Community, will successfully teach all learners.

Upcoming Events

April 26th: Carnival 3pm to 6pm / Construction Kick-Off Celebration (see for more info. )
April 28th: Talent Show Auditions for 3rd - 5th graders (3:45-5:00pm) See below for more information...

April 29th: 1st grade to Discovery Science Center / Talent Show Auditions for 3rd - 5th graders (3:45-5:00pm)
May 1st: School Principal Day
May 5th: 5th gr. visit to the middle schools
May 8th: 3rd gr. Walking Tour of Lawrence
4th gr. to Kansas History Museum / All Library Books Due
May 9th: Field Day
Volunteer Coffee 7:45am-9:30am
May 16th: Talent Show @ 1:00pm in the gym
May 19th: 1st gr. to Prairie Park Nature Center
May 20th: 5th gr. to Robinson Gym
May 21st: 5th Grade Promotion/Royal Crest Lanes
May 22nd: Last Day of School (half day)

Talent Show Auditions - Grades 3rd-5th
The Talent show auditions for grades 3rd-5th will be held on Monday, April 28 and Tuesday, April 29 from 3:45-5:00 p.m. in the music room.  Interested students can pick up an audition form from the music room.  Parents please sign and return the audition form by Monday, April  21. Students will receive their audition time by the end of the week.  The audition results will be posted on Friday, May 2 at 3:45 p.m.  The talent show will be performed for the school on Friday, May 16 at 1:00 p.m. in the gym.



Parent Access to Student Information

On Line Fee Payments

On Line Lunch Payments

Free And Reduced Lunch and Fee Payment Application



To sign up for your Watch D.o.g. Day, call 832-5890

"Fathers who are characterized by men who will fulfill their commitment to Love their children, Coach their children, Model for their children, Encourage other children."


Langston Hughes Savings Program:
Truity Credit Union

Click Here for details

Langston Hughes Elementary has established a new business partnership with Truity Credit Union.
Students can open up a Truity Credit Union
Savings Account for as little as $5.00.
Parent or Guardian must be present to open the account, a social security number & valid ID is required at time of account opening.

School's banking days are before school on the 1st and 3rd Thursdays of each month.


Recycle Program - CLICK HERE- to view more details

We want to continue to thank our Business Partners for all they do to support our school:

Dillons, J&S Coffee, and Truity Credit Union and The University National Bank.


Lunch Schedule


Arrive for Lunch

Dismiss from Lunch

1st Grade
2nd Grade
3rd Grade
4th Grade
5th Grade

Student Handbook

Langston Hughes School Day
Click here to View the Arrival/Dissmisal Map

8:20 am: Breakfast students are permitted in the building to have breakfast and enter through the gym doors.

8:20am-8:35am: Students will be supervised in front of the building when weather permits. In the case of inclement weather, students will be supervised in the gym.

8:45am: School Day starts - All students permitted in the building at 8:35 am and sent directly to class. Teachers will be in their rooms ready to welcome students by 8:35.

Dismissal : 3:45 pm Mon. Tues. Thurs. & Friday. All students must be picked up no later than 4:00 pm.
2:15 pm Wednesday is early dismissal for Teacher Collaboration. All students must be picked up by 2:30 pm.


Like a welcome summer rain,

humor may suddenly cleanse

and cool the earth, the air and you."

-Langston Hughes