No School for LEC on Monday, Dec. 19

Dec 18, 2016 Lawrence Education Center's GED and Adult Diploma programs will not have school on Monday, Dec. 19. LEC is part of District #186 and follows the District's calendar. Also, the onlineLEC program will not have school on Monday.

Registration for LEC adult education to begin on August 8

Aug 1, 2016 Registration will begin on August 8, 2016, Monday-Thursday, 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 noon. Please call 525-3233 for further information. If you are a returning student from last year and under the age of 18 the "Permit to Enter" is now on file at LEC. You will need a parent or guardian with you to register. All students will take an assessment to determine placement in program. The process will take about two and a half hours.

Lobby Day

Apr 14, 2016 This week students at Lawrence Education Center studied IL state government. Students learned about the IL Constitution and the lawmaking process in their classroom, participated in Legislative Awareness Day at the IL Capitol Building, and spent time contacting their legislators.

School in Session today

Feb 24, 2016 Lawerence will have school today. Please watch the district main page for any cancelations.

Lawrence staff provides holiday gift for every student

Dec 17, 2015 On Weds., Dec. 16, during 3rd and 6th hour a holiday celebration was held at Lawrence Education Center. Students picked a gift and a book to take home. Students gathered on the main floor to enjoy additional time with their peers and a snack. This is a yearly event provided by the staff at LEC. New holiday gifts are donated to the school by staff and are provided to the students.

Lawrence Memorial Library Receives Healthy Kids Collection from the Mario Batali Foundation

Dec 10, 2015 Thanks to the generous support of the Mario Batali Foundation, First Book is proud to offer this special selection of books, each hand-picked by renowned Chef Mario Batali. Use the books below to help kids learn about food and to encourage them and their families to discover the importance and fun of healthy eating. The Mario Batali Foundation strives to ensure all children are well read, well fed and well cared for

Mix It Up At Lunch Day

Oct 1, 2015 Mix It Up at Lunch Day encourages students to identify, question and cross social boundaries. Surveys show that students have identified the cafeteria as the place where divisions are most clearly drawn. So on October 27, students are asked to move out of their comfort zones and connect with someone new over lunch. It’s a simple act with profound implications. Studies have shown that interactions across group lines can help reduce prejudice. READ MORE

LEC

Sep 8, 2015 At approximately 11:10 am this morning, the Springfield Fire Department directed all students and staff at the Lawrence Education Center, as well as several area homes, to evacuate and relocate to a safe location. There was a gas leak nearby on First Street. The evacuation was short lived and all students and staff safely returned to the building at approximately 11:40 am. Please contact your the administrator at Lawrence if you have any questions.

Go to Archive