News

  • Lawrentians Help Bridge the Information Gap in Ghana

    Posted August 31, 2015

    Lawrenceville’s reach extended to Africa this summer to provide much needed books to children in schools and orphanages there. Jon Coffey ’16 traveled to Ghana in July with several others representing Students Bridging the Information Gap (SBIG), a New Jersey based organization that facilitates the establishment of libraries and computer labs in Africa.

  • Lawrentian’s “Ride for a Future” Transports Kids to School

    Akash Bagaria ‘16
    Posted August 26, 2015

    During my Third Form year, I founded Ride For A Future, an organization committed to providing bicycles globally to students who walk long distances to school. Through the donations of bicycles, Ride For A Future can empower these students to pursue their educations. (Watch a video of donations in Guatemala and Mexico.)

  • Oct. 22-23: “The Mystery of Edwin Drood”

    Posted August 24, 2015

    Whodunit? You decide, when Lawrenceville stages “The Mystery of Edwin Drood” at the Kirby Arts Center on October 22-23, beginning at 7:30 p.m.

  • “My favorite place on earth” – School Camp

    Posted August 12, 2015

    For more than a century, Lawrenceville’s School Camp has provided local, underserved kids (age 7-12) with the time of their lives. The benefits to the campers are obvious but the Lawrentians who volunteer as counselors also gain invaluable life lessons – and have a great time doing it. “This is what I look forward to the whole year,” said two-time counselor Leeann Passaro ’16. “It’s my favorite place on earth and it’s a really great, unique opportunity for Lawrenceville students.”

  • Starnes Judges ASA/NCTM Competition

    Posted August 10, 2015

    Mathematics Department Chair Daren Starnes was the Head Project Competition Leader for the 2015 American Statistical Association/National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (ASA/NCTM) Project Competition. Winners were announced on August 1 on the AMSTAT News website.

  • Lville Hosts NJ’s Top High School Scholars for Climate Change Study

    Panayiotis Vandris ‘17
    Posted August 6, 2015

    This summer, from June 28 to July 31, 39 of New Jersey’s most outstanding high school students gathered on Lawrenceville’s campus as part of the New Jersey Scholars Program (NJSP). Over the course of five weeks, NJSP participants engaged in an interdisciplinary study of the topic of climate change, incorporating scientific, political, social, and economic perspectives. Students attended daily lectures and seminars taught by faculty members, lived together in Kirby House, and took part in several off-campus trips. The program culminated in an individual research project, during which Scholars wrote papers about topics of their choice related to climate change, and an Arts Festival, at which Scholars explored climate change through forms of artistic expression such as music and dance.

  • Teachers Become Students in China

    Posted July 28, 2015

    There is a Chinese saying: “It is better to travel ten thousand miles than to read ten thousand books.” Twelve Lawrenceville teachers have that covered thanks to a recent trip to China (and their lifelong love of reading!). They spent two weeks traveling through the country this summer, beginning in Beijing, then moved on to Yan’an, Xi’an, Hangzhou, and Shanghai.

  • All the World’s a Stage-- & LPAC is Teaching Kids to Step into the Limelight

    Posted July 27, 2015

    The Clark Music Center is “alive with the sound of music” – even in the summer. Over 100 local, underserved children enjoyed free dance, drama, and music (vocal and instrumental) lessons from dozens of volunteer Lawrentians this year at the eighth annual Lawrenceville Performing Arts Camp (LPAC).

  • Woolly workers are watts up at The Lawrenceville School's solar farm

    Cristina Rojas for nj.com
    Posted July 22, 2015

    On Tuesday, nj.com reporter Cristina Rojas paid a visit to Lawrenceville's Solar Farm to check out the School's newest “employees,” noshing on weeds around the solar panels. Read her story: “Woolly workers are watts up at The Lawrenceville School's solar farm”

  • Heely Scholars Examine 1960s Lawrenceville

    Eva Blake ‘16
    Posted July 21, 2015

    The third class of the Lawrenceville Heely Scholars program – rising Fifth Formers Akash Bagaria, Eva Blake, Larry Cummings, Gina Kahng, Anna Milliken, Trisha Mukherjee, and Simran Suri – spent two weeks this summer studying Lawrenceville and its relation to the world during the turbulent 1960s.

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