News

  • Nov. 10: Fernando Bermudez to Address Lawrentians

    Posted September 18, 2014

    What would it be like to spend 18 years in prison for a crime you didn’t commit? How could you prove your innocence? What would your life be like after you were finally released?

  • Lawrentians Greet Incoming Head Master Steve Murray

    Posted September 18, 2014
    Lawrenceville's 13th Head Master Steve Murray

    Incoming Lawrenceville Head Master Steve Murray visited the School’s campus earlier this week, meeting with faculty, staff, and students. Speaking at an all-School meeting on Sept. 15, Murray said to students, “I cannot tell you how pleased I am to be here, how lucky I feel, and how eager I am to meet all of you.” Murray will begin his duties as Lawrenceville’s 13th Head Master in July, 2015.

  • Mastering Unfamiliar Territory

    Sonal Shrivastava ‘15
    Posted September 17, 2014

    One of the best parts about Lawrenceville is the encouragement students get to go out and try new things. While branching out in unfamiliar territory can be daunting, many Lawrentians embrace this opportunity to expand their horizons. One such student is Kennedy Guest-Pritchett ’15 who, after hesitatingly joining the varsity volleyball team as a Third Former, now enjoys her role as the team’s captain.

  • Two Lawrentians Selected National Achievement Scholar Semifinalists

    Posted September 17, 2014

    Congratulations to Fifth Formers Dominique Doonquah and Swanee Golden, each selected as a Semifinalist in the 2014 National Achievement Scholarship Program. The Lawrentians are among more than 1,600 Black American high school seniors who have been designated Semifinalists in the 50th annual Program. These scholastically talented students now have an opportunity to continue in the competition for approximately 800 Achievement Scholarship awards, worth some $2.5 million, to be offered next spring.

  • School Tops $1.2 Million in Donations to LTEF

    Posted September 15, 2014
    Left to right: Kelly Bidle (LTEF President), Liz Duffy (Lawrenceville School Head Master/LTEF Ex-Officio Trustee), Ivy Cohen (LTEF Executive Director)

    Lawrenceville School Head Master Liz Duffy was pleased to present $65,000, the Lawrenceville School's annual donation, to the Lawrence Township Education Foundation (LTEF) today. Over nearly two decades, the School has donated $1,245,000 to LTEF. Lawrenceville also provides numerous in-kind services, including office space, event sponsorship, and copying services.

  • What Would Alexis de Tocqueville Say About Lawrenceville?

    Anna Marsh ‘15
    Posted September 11, 2014

    The second annual class of Lawrenceville School Heely Scholars returned to campus this past summer (the beach could wait, archives were calling their names!). With the help of School Archivist Jacqueline Haun and Project Archivist Casey Babcock, seven rising Fifth Formers -- Sarah Cartright, Dominique Doonquah, Evan Lee, Anna Marsh, Claire Stout, Nick Wey, and Jason Zhang -- spent 12 days using Lawrenceville’s Stephan Archives in order to conduct a Tocquevillian analysis of Lawrenceville.

  • 9/12-10/10: Sculpture Exhibit at the Gruss CVA

    Posted September 10, 2014

    Lawrenceville’s Gruss Center of Visual Arts (CVA) is pleased to present “Mediations on the Human Form,” an exhibit of the sculpture of artist Amy Medford. The 11 works, in both terracotta and bronze, will be on display in the Gruss CVA’s Marguerite and James Hutchins Gallery from September 12-October 10. All are invited to a reception, at the Center, with the artist on Friday, September 12, from 6:30 p.m.-8:00 p.m.

  • School to Host Curriculum Design Conference

    Posted September 10, 2014

    The Lawrenceville School will host “Interdisciplinary Curriculum Design and Journey of the Universe,” a conference for teachers and administrators, on October 9-12. The conference will provide educators with an opportunity to learn more about integrative thinking, interdisciplinary curriculum design, and explore the “Journey of the Universe” PBS film and book as an organizing framework for secondary school learning.

  • 12 Students Selected National Merit Scholar Semifinalists

    Posted September 10, 2014

    Congratulations to Fifth Formers Veena Bhagavathi, Lewis Chapman, Dennis Duan, Elbert Gong, Liam Hunt, Gerald Kwok, Alexis Slattery, Alice Yang, Karen Zhang, Kathy Zhang, Zexi Zhang, and Mingxin Zhu, each selected as a National Merit Scholarship Program Semifinalist. Less than one percent of the 1.4 million high school juniors who entered the competition earned Semifinalist status.

  • 2014 Convocation

    Posted September 9, 2014

    “Responsible leadership” was the theme of Head Master Liz Duffy’s Lawrenceville Convocation address, given in the Circle on September 7. Duffy discussed the “who, what, when, where, and why” of responsible leadership, then detailed the many ways Lawrentians can and have shown these qualities. She also reminded students that any one of them can be a leader.

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