• Girls' Varsity Tennis Team Wins State Championship

    David Zhang '16
    Posted October 31, 2014

    Winning the state finals is an impressive feat but for a team to win all five individual flights is nothing less than spectacular. Even more remarkable was the fact that Nicole Lim ’18 won the first singles draw as a Second Former. “It means a lot to win States, especially with our kids winning in all five individual flights—which is very rare in my experience,” said girls’ varsity tennis coach David Cantlay. The NJISAA finals took place on Oct. 19 at the Warren Racket Club in Warren, N.J.

  • Harry Potter Day at Lawrenceville!

    Posted October 30, 2014

    It began with the church bells. “Hedwig’s Theme” rang out across the Lawrenceville campus as students walked to School meeting. Masters were attired in formal robes – some sported round glasses. There may have even been a wand or two, possibly a horcrux. Something, Lawrentians knew, was up. Of course! It’s Harry Potter Day at Lawrenceville!

  • Local Kids Delight @ School Halloween Party

    Posted October 30, 2014

    Water may have slayed the Wicked Witch of the West, but a little rain certainly wasn’t going to stop Lawrenceville’s annual Halloween Party for local kids!

  • Girls’ Cross Country Team Strides to Success

    Michael Zhao '17
    Posted October 29, 2014

    Lawrenceville’s girls’ varsity cross country team, led by head coach Melissa Kreppel and assistant coach Alison Easterling, has had a very strong season so far. Kreppel cites “the willingness of the team to work hard and push themselves beyond what they may have thought they were capable of” as the primary reason behind their success. She believes that this year’s team is “strong with a lot of potential,” while Katie Dishner ’15, a new member of the team, attributes their results to Kreppel and Easterling who, she said, have pushed the team to become the best runners they can be.

  • SUNY-Fredonia Commissions Artwork by Jamie Greenfield

    Posted October 28, 2014

    Lawrentians have long enjoyed the work of Art Master Jamie Greenfield … now students at her alma mater, the State University of New York-Fredonia can, too. Greenfield was commissioned by the University to create a painting for the school’s new Fredonia Science Center. The triptych entitled “Cathexis,” now graces the Marletta Conference Room (named for biochemist Michael Marletta, a 1973 SUNY-Fredonia graduate) in the state-of-the-art building.

  • Big Red Gets Greener--with Red Wiggler Worms

    Posted October 28, 2014

    Lawrenceville’s Manager of Grounds Tim Moore loves worms. To be more precise, he loves what worms can do for the School’s campus. He’s recently “hired” 5,000 red wigglers to help – organically - keep soil on the School’s National Historic Monument campus as healthy as possible.

  • Run for Color Supports Williams Syndrome Association

    Posted October 28, 2014

    Lawrenceville’s cross country course was a little more colorful than usual on Oct. 26. More than 250 members of the School community ran 1.5 miles in the Lawrenceville Run for Color in support of the Williams Syndrome Association. The event, which raised more than $1,200, was a team effort, organized by the Student Council and the Big Red Running Club.

  • A Stellar Coach: Lisa Ewanchyna

    Sonal Shrivastava ‘15
    Posted October 27, 2014

    One of the best parts of playing sports at Lawrenceville is getting guidance from coaches who have a well rounded perspective on athletics and development of student athletes. The coaches at Lawrenceville go beyond coaching and are mentors both on and off field. One such coach who has had profound influence on her athletes and led them to a stellar record is Lisa Ewanchyna, head coach of the girls’ varsity field hockey team, which just won its fourth consecutive Mercer County Tournament championship title.

  • Welles Grant Recipients Reveal Projects

    Keera Annamanenni ’16/The Lawrence
    Posted October 25, 2014

    Last year, Anna Marsh ’15, Elbert Gong ’15, Gerald Kwok '15, Nawapak Lerthirunvibul ’15, Christine Ruhe ’16, Caroline Dragonetti ’15, and Ana Paula Kalaidjian ’15 received one of the School’s 43rd annual William Welles Awards. Established in memory of William Bouton Welles ’71, the Welles Award grants up to $3,000 of financial support to select Third and Fourth Formers looking to pursue projects of personal interest that reach beyond the gates of Lawrenceville.

  • Emeritus Abbot Khensur Rinpoche Addresses Lawrentians

    James Stevenson '17/From The Lawrence
    Posted October 24, 2014

    Renowned Buddhist monk Khensur Rinpoche addressed the Lawrenceville community during School meeting on Oct. 23. Brought by Lawrenceville’s Buddhist Sangha and the Religious Life Council, Rinpoche remarked on the importance of viewing education and the advantages in life as the very sources that may help us develop an attitude of compassion and care toward the well-being of others.