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Girls' varsity cross country captains
  • Athletics

Big Red Sports Network Reporter Ian Lee ‘24 recently caught up with girls’ cross country captains Reese Abromavage, Laney McDowell, and Elizabeth Parnell (all Class of 2023) to learn more about this year’s team.

Girls’ Varsity Soccer Captains Julia Chiang ’23 & Rory Murphy ‘23
  • Athletics

On Monday, the girls’ varsity soccer team met on the turf to practice as they do most days of the week. With temperatures in the eighties and substantial humidity, the air felt heavy. Still, the team was in high spirits, the field abuzz with shouts of “on the touch,” “take it” and “shoot!” The loudest cheers, more often than not, came from Rory Murphy ‘23. Never afraid to call out fellow teammates and push them to be their best, Murphy ‘23 is poised to lead the varsity team to victory this season alongside co-captain Julia Chiang ‘23.

Allison Zhu '23
  • Athletics

By Sophia Bonilla ‘24

Big Red Sports Reporter Sophia Bonilla ’24 met recently with Allison Zhu ’23, captain of Lawrenceville’s volleyball team, to learn more about this student-athlete.

9-8-22 boys' varsity water polo vs. malvern

By William Huang ‘24

Thanks to excellent teamwork and skillful sportsmanship, the boys’ Big Red water polo team kicked off its season with an outstanding 22-8 victory against Malvern Prep on September 8. This game marked the first event in the recently built Tsai Field House.

Image from 9-11-21
  • Student Life

At 5 p.m. today,  Lawrentians will gather 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.

School President Andrew Boanoh '23
  • Student Life

Welcome to the first edition of The Lawrenceville School’s new blog, Villeage Voices. Each month, community members are invited to share their thoughts on a variety of topics relevant to life at Lawrenceville and beyond.

John Clark  & Lily Hooge '23 in Ecuador
  • Experiential Learning
  • Summer Programs

Never did I think when going to Ecuador, would I play basketball with nuns, live in an all-girl orphanage, and work with native guides who forged trails with machetes through an untouched rainforest. The experience fundamentally changed my understanding of biodiversity, botany, and living in a different country.

Xavier Penn '25
  • Student Life

Xavier Penn ’25 kicks off 2022-23 with our first 5 Questions 4 interview of the year. It’s Lawrenceville’s sometimes serious, sometimes funny, quick take interview with students and faculty.  

Head of School Rides for Cancer Research
  • Community Service

For the third year, Head of School Steve Murray inflated his tires, zipped up his jersey, and hit the road for the annual Pan-Mass Challenge, a bike-a-thon that raises money for Dana-Farber Cancer Institute.

2022 Leopold Scholars
  • Academics
  • Experiential Learning
  • Summer Programs

This summer, Lawrenceville’s 2022-23 cohort of Leopold Scholars in Ecology and Ethics pulled on their waders and grabbed their nets for an up-close-and-personal water quality and water justice study in local rivers, including the Shipetaukin Creek that flows through Lawrenceville’s campus and connects with the Delaware River Watershed.

Tim Cross Courtney Roach George Long College Counseling
  • Academics
  • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Lawrenceville Associate Directors of College Counseling Tim Cross, George Long, and Courtney Roach shared their expertise at the 2022 Association of College Counselors in Independent Schools (ACCIS) Summer Institute. The conference took place June 26-29 at the University of Oregon in Eugene, Ore.

2022 LPAC GROUP
  • Performing Arts

In 2006, classmates Celina Satija and Nick Johnson (both Class of 2007) decided they wanted to provide summer music lessons for Lawrence Township elementary school children. Nearly two decades later their dream, the Lawrenceville Performing Arts Camp (LPAC), has done exactly that for hundreds of aspiring artists.

Max Blecher '23 (center) with fellow members of Team USA at the 21st Maccabiah Games in Israel
  • Athletics

Lawrentians Max Blecher ’23 and Justin Solovey ’22 were selected to represent the United States at the 21st Maccabiah Games, in water polo and ice hockey, respectively.

Justin Hogue ‘25
  • Student Life

What superpower would Justin Hogue ’25 like to have? Would he use it to ace his favorite science class? All this and more in 5 Questions 4!

Harini Venkatesh 25
  • Student Life

Before heading home for the summer, Rising Third Former Harini Venkatesh took a moment to tell us her favorite songs, who she’d like to meet around a Harnkess table, and where she’d like to travel. All this and more in 5 Questions 4!

Big Red Farm Tomatoes
  • Experiential Learning

Lawrenceville’s Experiential Education program offers two summer sustainability internship opportunities for students: the Big Red Farm Internships and Restoration Ecology Internships. 

Dana Kooistra 2022 Faculty Address
  • Academics

Each year, members of Lawrenceville’s graduating class pick a special member of the faculty to speak at the Fifth Form Prize ceremony. The Class of 2022 selected Associate Dean of Academics and Director of Teaching, Learning, and External Partnerships Dana Kooistra, whose address was titled “More Useful and More Beautiful.”