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  • Schulte ’15 Repeats as Lawrenceville Poetry Out Loud Champion

    Posted January 22, 2015
    Lawrenceville's Poetry Out Loud Finalists

    For the second consecutive year, Eliot Schulte ’15 won Lawrenceville’s Poetry Out Loud competition. She will represent the School at the Regional Finals on Feb. 3. Schulte recited “Meditation at Lagunitas” by Robert Hass and John Keats’ “Ode on a Grecian Urn.”

  • Jones ’17 Earns Spot on U.S. Women’s National Under-19 Lacrosse Team

    Posted January 21, 2015

    Midfielder Chloe Jones ’17 is the youngest player to earn a position on the final, 18-player roster for the 2015 U.S. Women’s National Under-19 Team. The squad will defend its gold medal at the Federation of International Lacrosse Under-19 World Championship this summer in Edinburgh, Scotland.

  • Big Red Goes Green(er) in Sustainuary!

    Posted January 21, 2015

    Lawrenceville’s student-led Sustainability Council is turning Big Red green(er) in Sustainuary! From Jan. 22-Feb. 13, the Council has scheduled a host of fun events to help the campus lower energy usage and learn more about environmental sustainability. Throughout the month, Houses will engage in a friendly competition to see which residents can best reduce their energy use.

  • Big Red Boys Are Swimming to Success in 2015

    Michael Zhao '17
    Posted January 20, 2015

    Led by Head Coach Jim Jordan and Captain Rob Lincoln '15, the boys' varsity swimming team is off to a strong start, with a record of six wins and only one loss.

  • Big Red Breaks Records @ Yale Invitational

    Posted January 19, 2015

    Big Red runners broke two School records at the Yale Invitational, held Jan. 17 in New Haven, Conn. Ariel Claxton ’17 is now the fastest girl in Lawrenceville history in the 400m, blazing to a 59.48 in the event. She then anchored the School’s 4x200m relay team as it set a new Lawrenceville record of 1:47.7. Her teammates, Katelyn Long ‘15, Grace Xiong ‘18, and Veronica Danko ‘16, each ran personal bests in their legs of the race.

  • Feb. 10: Two-Time U.S. Poet Laureate Billy Collins to Lecture @ Lawrenceville

    Posted January 17, 2015
    Credit: Steven Kovich

    The Lawrenceville School will welcome two-time U.S. Poet Laureate Billy Collins to campus on Feb. 10. Collins will speak at classes throughout the day, then lecture in the Edith Memorial Chapel at 7:00 p.m. His evening talk will be open to the public, but seating will be very limited.

  • Big Red Places 2nd in Zero Robotics SPHERES ISS High School Challenge

    Posted January 16, 2015

    Big Red Robotics (collaborating in an “Alliance” with teams from N.C. and Greece) placed second in the Zero Robotics SPHERES ISS High School Challenge! Congratulations to student programmers Neel Ajjarapu '16, Eric Cheng ’18, Khung Do ’15, Aulden Foltz ’15, and Ricky Williams ’17 on this amazing finish. Astronauts Elena Serova, Barry Wilmore, and Samantha Cristoforetti ran the Big Red Robotics Club Alliance’s computer simulation program this morning on the International Space Shuttle.

  • Joe Tsai ’82 Shares Keys to Success at School Meeting

    Posted January 16, 2015

    When it comes to giving advice on how to prepare for future success, Joe Tsai ’82 has pretty good credentials. The Lawrenceville alumnus and trustee is executive vice-chairman and a co-founder of China-based e-commerce giant Alibaba Group, which made history last fall by raising a record $25 billion in its NYSE debut. On campus this week for the winter Board meetings, Tsai shared his recipe for success with the Lawrenceville student body at a special School Meeting.

  • Mock Trial Club Wins County Championship

    Posted January 15, 2015

    On Wednesday, January 14, the Lawrenceville Mock Trial team won the championship of the Mercer County Mock Trial Competition, defeating Princeton High School in the final round in a trial held in the Ceremonial Courtroom of the Criminal Court Building (Trenton, N.J.). The victory qualifies Lawrenceville for the regional championships at the State Constitutional Law Center in New Brunswick, N.J. on February 5.

  • Behind the Scenes: MLK Day of Service

    E. Bridges ’16, A. Domb ’17, J. Rubin ’15, & A. Tadimenty '17
    Posted January 15, 2015

    For the 12th year, Lawrentians honored the memory of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King with day dedicated to community service. All 816 students, plus faculty, travelled across central New Jersey and Philadelphia to volunteer at a host of non-profit organizations. While Lawrentians enjoy community service work throughout the School year, the MLK Day of Service offers them a special opportunity to unite in recognition of a heroic American while assisting others.

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