News

  • Petermann Qualifies for USA Triathalon Age Group Nationals

    Posted July 29, 2016

    On July 23, Katharina Petermann ’17 finished first in the New Jersey Triathalon’s 19 & under category with a time of 1:11.22. Her placement qualified her to race in the USA Triathlon Age Group Nationals, August 13, in Omaha, Neb.

  • N.J. Scholars: “We’re Smart, We’re Here, Let’s Do Something!”

    Posted July 27, 2016

    “We’re smart, we’re here, let’s do something!” could easily be the official call to action the New Jersey Scholars Program (NJSP). The description - provided by 2016 NJSPer Shahin Damji ’17 - is certainly what’s happening with the 39 fortunate high school students selected for this five week intellectual journey happening on the Lawrenceville School campus. The Program is led by Lawrenceville History Master John Sauerman and taught this year by three Lawrenceville faculty members: David Figueroa-Ortiz (History Master), Jamie Greenfield (recently retired Art Master), and Marta Napiorkowska (English Master).

  • Pete DeVine Joins Lawrenceville as Chief Officer of Campus Operations

    Posted July 25, 2016

    Pete DeVine has joined Lawrenceville as the School’s Chief Officer of Campus Operations. This new position is a division of the current job of Lawrenceville’s Chief Financial Officer/Chief Operations Officer Wes Brooks '71 H'09 P'03 '05, who has announced he will retire next year.

  • Lawrentians Share Research at Gesneriad Society Meeting

    Posted July 25, 2016

    Claire Garcia ’18 and Megan Kucker ’17 shared research from their Lawrenceville trip to Ecuador at the 2016 Delaware African Violet and Gesneriad Society convention, held July 5-9 in Wilmington, De. The students created a four-part lecture, which included a documentary video by classmate Robin Grathwohl ’16, about their tropical ecology findings. Their objective was to “make the audience feel as if they had been on the trip with us,” said Kucker.

  • Alumni Artists – 2016 Summer Series: William Matthews '68

    Posted July 25, 2016
    Colorado landscape

    William Matthews ’68 began painting landscapes as a child. Known for his iconic images of cowboys and the beauty of the American West, he prides himself on capturing his surroundings “like a journalist” with “nonjudgmental objectivity.”

  • Serena Khanna Starts Medical School (A Little Early)

    Posted July 21, 2016

    Serena Khanna ’18 started her medical school education a little early. The future physician recently attended the Orthopaedic and Neurosurgery Specialists (ONS) Mini Med School, held in Greenwich, Conn. For four days, she learned – hands-on - how to treat an assortment of orthopaedic injuries. “I got to try on being an orthopaedic surgeon, which was quite a unique experience,” said Khanna.

  • Teachers Become Students in China

    Posted July 19, 2016

    More than a dozen Lawrenceville teachers recently took the trip of a lifetime to China. Their journey included trips to sites of artistic, economic, historic, political, and religious importance -- from 2,300-year old Terra Cotta Warriors and Horses to the headquarters of Alibaba (where Lawrenceville trustee Joe Tsai ’82 serves as vice chairman), the world’s fastest growing internet company. The first-hand knowledge the masters gained will now be shared with their students throughout the Lawrenceville curriculum.

  • Alumni Artists – 2016 Summer Series: Spelman Evans Downer '73

    Posted July 18, 2016
    "Central Orange County," 1993

    Painter, photographer, videographer and professor, his 2-D “abstracted aerial geological mixed media paintings” of maps continue to carve a unique artistic space for Spelman Evans Downer ’73.

  • Three Lawrentians Honored by US Lacrosse

    Posted July 18, 2016

    Three Lawrentians, Jon Coffey ’16, Reilly Fletcher ’17, and Chloe Jones ’17, have been honored by US Lacrosse for their on- and off-field excellence. US Lacrosse is the sport’s national governing body.

  • Kris Schulte to Chair Board of Village Charter School

    Posted July 14, 2016

    History Master Kris Schulte will serve as the next board chair of the Village Charter School in Trenton, N.J., beginning in the late fall/early winter. Schulte, who has been a volunteer member of the Village Charter board since January 2014 (and now serves as the Education Chair), will continue her work at the Lawrenceville School.

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