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Life at Lawrenceville

Life at Lawrenceville

Every day will challenge and transform you.

House, Harkness, & Heart

Through House and Harkness, Lawrenceville fosters a unique sense of belonging, gathering talented young people from far and wide to learn with and from each other. Students thrive on rigorous, creative engagement with exceptional teachers who inspire confidence, instill initiative, and spark a sense of optimism and purpose. Students discover who they are and what they stand for, strive to support a School culture of belonging, and contribute their unique intellect, passion, and drive to a strong and ever-evolving community.

Student Life

Student Life

At Lawrenceville, every moment is an opportunity to unleash your potential and find your path to excellence. From a rigorous academic schedule, to competitive sports and clubs, to theater rehearsals and community service — your busy days at Lawrenceville will pave the way to the person you will become.

Find Your Path

Harkness Learning

Harkness learning means forming your own opinions, recognizing the value of your peers’ viewpoints, and begining to understand the world from multiple perspectives.

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Harkness Learning

Lawrenceville School News

Lawrenceville is pleased to welcome the first class of Orion Military Scholars to the School,: Rachel Deoki ’25 and Ben McCor

Lawrenceville is pleased to welcome the first class of Orion Military Scholars to the School,: Rachel Deoki ’25 and Ben McCormick ’24. Lawrenceville is among the founding partners of the Orion Military Scholarship Fund (OMSF), teaming with select boarding schools to provide merit-based scholarships to children of active-duty U.S. service members. Deoki and McCormick’s fathers serve in the Army and Navy, respectively. 

5 Questions 4 Annie Katz

Who would Student Council (StuCo) President Annie Katz ’22 want to meet around the Harkness table? What holiday does she love to celebrate? And what does she hope her presidential legacy will be? All this and more in 5 Questions 4!

Big Red Field Hockey Defeats PDS 6-3

On September 11, the Big Red varsity field hockey team started its season with a home opener win over Princeton Day School by a score of 6-3.

Girls' varsity volleyball defeats PDS

On Wednesday, September 8, the girls’ varsity volleyball team played its first interscholastic volleyball game since fall of 2020. Masks on, the team passed, set, and spiked its way to a 2-0 victory against the George School. Big Red Sports Network Reporter Ashley Cohen ‘22 caught up with Assistant Coach Maddy Smith after the game to recap. 

2021 Convocation

Lawrenceville’s Convocation, the official start of the School’s 212th year, was held yesterday on a crystal-clear fall evening. Student faces glowed in the late afternoon sun as it reflected off Woods Memorial Hall on to the crowd gathered in the Circle, just as it has since the building’s construction in 1885. And in this beautiful setting, Head of School Steve Murray dedicated his annual address to hope.

Lawrenceville Remembers 9/11/01

Today, Lawrentians gathered at the School Peace Pole to remember those who perished in the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks in New York City, Washington, D.C., and Shanksville, Pa.

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Campus and Location

Life at Lawrenceville means more than just having access to inspiring people, invaluable resources, and beautiful facilities. It means having access to some of the top historic and cultural destinations in the world. Situated near New York City, Philadelphia, and Washington D.C., Lawrenceville offers a wealth of learning experiences beyond the classroom.

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