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  • Oct. 2: Run for Color to Benefit Williams Syndrome Association

    Posted September 26, 2016

    Sign up today for most colorful 1.5 mile run of your life! Lawrenceville’s third annual Run for Color, to benefit the Williams Syndrome Association (WSA), is happening on October 2! The event begins at 10:00 a.m. on the Lawrenceville School Woods Field. Registration is $7 in advance and $10 on Run day.

  • Sept. 26-30: Lawrenceville Celebrates National Ally Week

    Posted September 26, 2016

    Lawrenceville’s student Gender and Sexuality Alliance (GSA) is leading the School’s celebration of national Ally Week. Sponsored by GSLEN, the event presents an opportunity for a week-long dialogue about how everyone can work to become better allies to LGBTQ+ youth.

  • What Can You Learn Around a Harkness Table?

    Posted September 23, 2016

    What’s it really like to learn around a Harkness table? Lawrentians explain exactly why these oval tables – and the people seated around them – are so special.

  • Lawrenceville Nears $1.4 Million in Donations to LTEF

    Posted September 22, 2016

    On September 21, Lawrenceville School Head Master Stephen S. Murray was pleased to present $65,000, the School's annual donation, to the Lawrence Township Education Foundation (LTEF). Since 1995, the School has donated a total of $1,375,000 to LTEF. Lawrenceville also provides numerous in-kind services, including office space, event sponsorship, and copying services.

  • The Contour Joins Interscholastic Journalism Confederation

    Posted September 22, 2016

    Lawrenceville’s award-winning student publication, The Contour, has joined the Interscholastic Journalism Confederation (ISJC). Comprised of student publications from Mid-Atlantic Prep League (MAPL)-member schools, the ISJC aims to create a collaborative relationship between high school journalists “. . . especially as exposure to opposing viewpoints and alternate perspectives take on a more important role in fostering global citizenship,” according to the ISJC mission statement. Current members are The Contour, The (Blair School) Oracle, The Hill News, and The (Hun School) Mall.

  • September 22-24: Mathematician Ron Lancaster

    Posted September 21, 2016

    Lawrenceville will welcome mathematician Ron Lancaster to campus on September 22-24. Lancaster, an associate professor at the University of Toronto, will address the entire School on September 23, taking students on a mathematical tour of art works in Atlanta, Chicago, and Jerusalem. Current members of the School community are invited to attend a second talk that evening (7:00 p.m. in the Memorial Hall Heely Room), titled “Mathematical Modeling in Abu Dhabi: Architecture, Design, and Mathematics.” During the remainder of his visit, Lancaster will share his expertise with faculty and visit an assortment of math classes to talk with students.

  • Big Red Profile: Janean Cuffee ‘17

    Emilia Figueroa-Valik ‘18
    Posted September 21, 2016

    Fifth Former Janean Cuffee has been a Lawrenceville trivarsity athlete in volleyball, basketball, and track since her freshman year. Initially trying out for fun, Cuffee has now moved her way through the ranks to hold one of the most valuable positions in volleyball as well as being team captain. Her innate athleticism and strong work ethic have enabled her success on the team.

  • Woodhull & Raymond Houses Win Lville Dance Wars

    Cindy Jin '17
    Posted September 20, 2016

    Congratulations to Woodhull House and Raymond House, winners of the 2016 Lville Dance Wars competition. Woodhull earned the En Corps Cup, awarded for the best Circle or Crescent House dance routine. Raymond took the Junior Cup, presented to the Underform House with the top dance performance.

  • Artemis Joukowsky III ’80 Partners with Ken Burns to Tell a Family Story

    Posted September 20, 2016

    On Sunday, September 18, The New York Times posed a provocative question in an op-ed piece by Nicholas Kristof: “Would You Hide a Jew from the Nazis?” Kristof goes on to cite the work of Martha and Waitstill Sharp GP’80, who did exactly that hundreds of times over. Their grandson, Artemis Joukowsky III ’80, is now telling their story in a documentary co-directed with Ken Burns, Defying the Nazis: The Sharps’ War. Following a recent preview at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington, D.C., the film is scheduled to air on Tuesday, September 20, at 9:00 p.m. Eastern time on PBS.

  • Big Red Profile: Christian Hwa ’17 and Ary Pathania ‘17

    James Wellemeyer '18
    Posted September 20, 2016

    This fall, Fifth Formers Ary Pathania and Christian Hwa are captains of the boys’ varsity water polo team. The duo hope to lead the team through a successful season through strong leadership and dedication to the sport.

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