• 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
    Posted July 22, 2015

    On Tuesday, 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.

  • Lawrenceville Pilots New Admission Assessment

    Posted July 16, 2015

    Lawrenceville is part of a pilot group of 32 independent schools assisting the Secondary School Admission Test Board (SSATB) in the development of a new, non-cognitive assessment.

  • Boys’ Crew Competes at Prestigious Henley Royal Regatta

    David Paasche ‘15
    Posted July 13, 2015
    Credit: Zack Williamson '09

    The Big Red boys’ crew team had a fantastic season, ending with an impressive showing in the Lawrenceville boys' first ever appearance at the prestigious Henley Royal Regatta. Rower David Paasche ’15 puts us (almost!) in the shell with the boys at the Regatta.

  • Eldridge Named to Empower 2 Play Board

    Posted July 10, 2015

    Blake Eldridge ’96 has been appointed to the Empower 2 Play (E2P) Board of Directors. Using a combination of athletics, life skill development, and scholarships, the nonprofit organization works to empower children in under-resourced communities. Eldridge will continue in his role at Lawrenceville as Dean of Students in addition to his volunteer work with E2P.

  • Lawrenceville’s Hottest Book: Fahrenheit 451

    Posted July 10, 2015

    This summer’s hottest read for Lawrentians? Ray Bradbury’s classic, “Fahrenheit 451,” the award-winning story of a dystopian future where books are not only banned, they are destroyed. Dean of Academics David Laws explains why “Fahrenheit 451” was selected as required summer reading for all Lawrenceville students.

  • A Series of Lawrenceville Head Masters

    Posted July 8, 2015

    Alexander Hamilton Phillips (1834–1837) and Samuel McClintock Hamill (1837-1882)

    Members of the Phillips family were among the earliest settlers of Maidenhead and a branch of the New England family that founded Andover and Exeter academies. In 1832, Mr. Phillips was named co-principal of the Lawrenceville High School, as Lawrenceville was known at that time, purchasing the School, its buildings and 40 acres from fellow Princeton Theological seminarian Dr. Isaac van Arsdale Brown for $8,500.

  • Record Breaking News From Lawrenceville!

    Posted July 3, 2015

    The Lawrenceville Fund, The Lawrenceville School’s annual giving campaign, concluded the 2014-15 campaign on June 30, 2015 on a high note!