News

When amazing things are happening every day, a monthly newsletter does not do justice! Check this page for more frequent updates on the happenings, news, and events of YDO.

Halloween in the Time of Covid
2020-10-31

The YDO team is not quite as efficient as St. Nick ...

But, in two nights, we visited 110+ households all across Lawrence and brought a little Halloween joy (and candy!) to our students…

YDO Spring Term is Moving Online!
2020-04-14

The effects of the COVID-19 pandemic are being felt by everyone. Our state and local response, while inconvenient and uncomfortable, has protected thousands of people from contracting and…

COVID-19: An Evolving Situation
2020-03-15

"For a while, life is not going to be [normal] in the US. We have to just accept that if we want to do what’s best for the American public."
- Dr. Anthony Fauci

YDO Gives Thanks 2019
2019-11-27

On Tuesday, Nov 26th, YDO held its 5th YDO Gives Thanks, a potluck Thanksgiving dinner for our students and families. We are grateful for everyone who attended or contributed! This was our best-…

Once On This Island ... in the round!
2019-07-03

On July 1st and 2nd, YDO Kids and the Performing Project team put on yet another spectacular performance. For the eighth summer in a row…

We Got It, Again!
2019-06-06