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

Back to School Newsletter

August 12th: Supply Drop Off / Ice Cream Social

*5:00-5:45 pm New Family Meeting-Library
*6:00-7:00 pm Supply Drop Off-classrooms
*6:00-7:30 pm Ice Cream Social hosted by the Langston Hughes PTO

August 13th: 1st - 5th Grade Students Return (early release 2:15pm)
August 14th: * Kdg. (Last name starting with A-K) / 1st-5th gr. attend
August 15th: * Kdg. (Last name starting with L-Z). / 1st -5th gr. attend
August 18th: All Students Attend
August 19th:
Kindergarten Parent Night at 6pm
1st Grade Parent Night at 7pm
August 21st:
2nd Grade Parent Night at 6pm
3rd Grade Parent Night at 7pm
August 26th:
4th Grade Parent Night at 6pm
5th Grade Parent Night at 7pm
September 5th: Grandparent’s Day Celebration

**(Kindergartener’s only attend the day they are assigned on Aug. 14 & 15 and do not attend the other day)



Parent Access to Student Information

On Line Fee Payments

On Line Lunch Payments

Free And Reduced Lunch and Fee Payment Application


In Sept. we will hold a Watch D.O.G. evening for new fathers, and current fathers to learn about this program and to sign up for a date. Please watch for the date in the Langston Hughes Friday Flyer that comes out every other Friday.

"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.


Due to school construction the Langston Hughes office will be re-located to:

Sunflower Elementary School located at
2521 Inverness Dr. / 785-832-5890

Office Hours: Beginning August 1st we will be available from 9:00am - 3:00pm if you have questions.

You may also email me directly at or my administrative assistant, Dianna Dykes at

The office will be closed on Aug. 11 & 12 for Staff Professional development.

If you need to enroll a student, please call the Welcome Center at 785-330-1921


Student Handbook

Langston Hughes School Day


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