News

  • Lawrenceville Names 13th Head Master

    Posted August 21, 2014

    The Lawrenceville School Board of Trustees is pleased to announce that Stephen S. Murray has been named The Lawrenceville School’s 13th Head Master, effective July 1, 2015. Murray will succeed Elizabeth A. Duffy, who has led the school since 2003.

  • Former Science Master Pens Book on Leopold Reserve

    Posted August 18, 2014
    Credit: Alex Domb '17

    Lawrenceville connections last a lifetime … and not just for students. Former School science master Steve Laubach is the author of a new book concerning the legacy of legendary environmentalist Aldo Leopold (Class of 1905). “Living a Land Ethic: A History of Cooperative Conservation on the Leopold Memorial Reserve” highlights private landowner efforts to conserve the landscape around Leopold’s shack near Baraboo, Wis., starting in 1967.

  • Big Red Farm Interns Harvest Lifetime Lessons

    Shubhankar Chhokra ‘14
    Posted August 15, 2014

    It’s said that if you give a man a fish, you feed him for a day; if you teach a man to fish, you feed him for a lifetime. While even the most die-hard of farming purists wouldn’t last longer than a few days on a diet of beets and kohlrabi, the proverb speaks volumes about what my fellow interns and I have gained from our summer stint at the Big Red Farm.

  • A.D. Shares Expertise with USA Today

    Posted August 13, 2014

    When USA Today needed an expert on the prevention of youth sport injuries, they knew exactly who to call: Lawrenceville Athletic Director Michael Goldenberg. Goldenberg, also a member of the National Association of Athletic Trainers Board, is quoted in the August 13 story, “Report urges planning now to curb youth sports injuries.” He addresses concerns about injuries resulting from overuse as well as the risks of physical and emotional burnout among young athletes.

  • Lawrentians Teach Latin to Trenton Youth

    Keerthana Annamaneni ‘16
    Posted August 12, 2014

    Brandon Medina ’15 and Sammy Bhatia ’15 brought a taste of the Classics to the Young Scholars Institute of Trenton (N.J.), where they taught eleven Trenton middle school students the basics of the Latin language and Roman culture.

  • Rising Scholars Ready to Make Their Marks

    Posted August 11, 2014

    Starting at any new school, especially as a boarding student, can be stressful. New teachers, living away from home, and often a completely different way of teaching and learning can be more challenging than attending your local high school. To facilitate the transition to Lawrenceville for students for whom boarding school represents a significant departure from familiar educational settings, culture, and expectations, the School provides the Rising Scholars Program (RPS).

  • Big Red’s Green Films

    Posted August 6, 2014

    Lawrenceville is committed to environmental sustainability. From the diverse array of courses that educate Lawrentians about the issue, to the 30-acre solar farm which lights up campus, to the dining hall food digester that turns leftovers into tree-feeding mulch, Big Red is actually quite green. The School’s Environmental Filmmaking class provides students with a creative way to showcase what they have learned in Lawrenceville’s science labs and around its Harkness tables about sustainability. Check out some of last spring’s class projects on the Lawrenceville’s YouTube channel.

  • Changing Lives at School Camp

    Posted August 4, 2014

    Can two weeks at summer camp really change a child's life? At Lawrenceville's School Camp, the answer is a resounding YES!

  • Jones Named to U.S. Women's National U-19 Lax Team

    Posted July 31, 2014

    Congratulations to Chloe Jones '17, who has earned a midfield spot on the U.S. Women's National Under-19 lacrosse team.

  • Davis Gift Endows Rising Scholars Program

    Posted July 17, 2014

    Andrew and Sydney Davis P’15, through Andrew’s role as a trustee for the Shelby Cullom Davis Charitable Foundation, have made a gift of $1 million to endow Lawrenceville’s Rising Scholars Program, it was announced today by Head Master Elizabeth A. Duffy H’43 ’79. The Rising Scholars Program was established in 2008 and provides an introduction to boarding school life to selected incoming students as they transition to life at Lawrenceville. Until now, it has been funded on an annual basis by other generous donors.

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