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A New View of Lewis & Clark
  • Academics
  • Art and Design

Led by history teacher Drew Inzer and science teacher John Clore, students in the “Lewis & Clark” class last winter and spring examined the communal experiences of the explorers and Native Americans through the nearly 5,000 pages of journals kept during this epic journey. They also explored the latest scholarship that gives voice and perspective to the Native American experience with the Corps of Discovery while building the context for these interactions.

Sid Ramachandran ’21
  • Alumni
  • Community Service

Recent graduate Sid Ramachandran ’21 began volunteering at the local nonprofit Trenton Area Soup Kitchen (TASK) since he was in seventh grade. While he was familiar with the organization’s mission to feed the hungry in the Trenton area and had spent many years serving food, raising awareness and donations, the COVID-19 pandemic presented him with a new way to help. 

Christabelle Sutter '23 and Lead Carpenter Ryan Yura doing honey extraction at the Big Red Farm.
  • Experiential Learning

Things got a bit sticky in the Kirby Science and Math Center last week as Director of Sustainability Steve Laubach scraped and spun honeycombs from the Big Red Farm to extract honey. The Farm has two active hives containing around 50,000 bees that are capable of producing up to 60 lbs. of honey twice a year. Harvests are collected in July and October.

Hutchins Center for Race and Social Justice
  • Academics
  • Art and Design
  • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
  • Experiential Learning

As Lawrenceville endeavors to strengthen its culture of belonging and to prepare its students as critical thinkers and doers, the School is honored to announce the forthcoming Hutchins Center for Race and Social Justice.

Coco Sandoval '22 and Bobby Cloninger '22
  • Student Life

Lawrenceville Tour Guides are often the first student a prospective Lawrentian meets and can answer (or can swiftly find the answer to) any question a newcomer might have.

Arata Fujii ’21
  • Performing Arts

Whether with The Larries in the Clark Music Building, virtually from Japan, or even under a tent, musician Arata Fujii ’21 never fails to impress.

Banner that reads: Celebrate Pride Month (with a rainbow of books)
  • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

With exams finished and a beautiful summer ahead, this is a perfect time to celebrate Pride by reading some of the wonderful LGBTQ+ books that the Bunn Library has available on Sora.

Danica Bajaj and Soleil Saint-Cyr
  • Student Life

At Sunday’s Commencement ceremony for the Class of 2021, The Lawrenceville School awarded two of its highest honors.

Big Red Giving Day logo over photo of students, with tagline "One day. One Lawrenceville."
  • Alumni

Lawrentians across the globe came together to support The Lawrenceville Fund – including the Parents Fund – with the kind of enthusiasm usually reserved for rock concerts.

Class of 2021 graduation ceremony
  • Alumni

Class of 2021, you have had a Lawrenceville experience like no other, but your resilience, strength of character, courage, creativity, and good humor showed the world what “community” really means. 

 Fifth Form Prize Ceremony
  • Alumni

Cheers to the Class of 2021, Lawrentians who have distinguished themselves in so many ways.

Five students with their certificates. Credit: Tyler Durso-Finley '13
  • Academics
  • Alumni

Last evening, Lawrenceville celebrated members of the Class of 2021 whose superior academic achievement earned them a place in the School’s Cum Laude chapter, the high school equivalent of Phi Beta Kappa.

Alper Canberk
  • Academics
  • Alumni

Congratulations to Alper Canberk '21 and Areeq Hasan '20, members of team that placed first among undergraduate university students at the New York University-IBM Qiskit Hackathon on Quantum Computing.

Lawrentians Celebrate Holi
  • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
  • Student Life

Holi is the Hindu festival of unity, light, and color.

Lawrenceville’s Big Red Rocketry team
  • Academics
  • Experiential Learning
  • Student Life

Lawrenceville’s Big Red Rocketry team qualified yesterday for the 2021 Team America Rocketry (TARC) National Championship, the only New Jersey team to do so.

Banner Spring for Big Red
  • Athletics

In a year like no other, Lawrenceville’s student-athletes continued the Big Red mission of camaraderie, fairness, and the relentless pursuit of excellence.

Big Red College Athletes
  • Athletics

The School is pleased to honor members of the Class of 2021 who will continue their careers as student-athletes at some of the nation's best colleges and universities.

Community Day presentation at GCAD
  • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
  • Student Life

Stories of Transformation and Change was the theme for Community Day 2021, Lawrenceville’s annual celebration of its diverse student, faculty, and staff.

Lawrenceville’s Hutchins Scholars
  • Academics
  • Student Life

Lawrenceville’s Hutchins Scholars are preparing for a busy summer of real-world research, with summer internships scheduled in subjects ranging from plant phylogeny to organ replacement.

Fifth Formers Amaan Khan, Pashmina Khan, Hamza Mian, and Ndeye Thioubou. Photo Credit: Tyler Durso-Finley '13
  • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

The latest installment of the “Senior Share” panel, which gives Fifth Form Lawrentians a chance to share their life experiences, was held on May 7.

New Jersey Students of Color Conference (NJSCC) logo
  • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
  • Student Life

On April 24, Lawrentians Laila Bell ’21, Kelsie Choi ’22, Thalia Honorat ‘24, Kyle Mayers ‘23 Maryam Mian ‘24, and William Murray ’21 attended (virtually) the first New Jersey Students of Color Conference.

Trending on #BookTok
  • Student Life

Have you been following #BookTok on TikTok? If you have, then you’ve probably heard the rave reviews for these titles. Authors, creators and fans alike are sharing their love for these books on BookTok.

 John Weaver ’21
  • Academics

Congratulations to John Weaver ’21, selected by his classmates as the 2021 Aurelian Speaker. The honor is given to a student of “sterling character, high scholarship, and forceful leadership” whom Lawrentians hold in “the highest regard.”

Emmy Apfel ’22,  Quincy Leung ’21 and Sofiya Belovich ’22
  • Community Service
  • Student Life

Three Lawrentians shared their experiences launching initiatives outside Lawrenceville as part of the “Girls Rising Up” event hosted by Women in Business at Lawrenceville.

Celeste M, Pharmacist, and members of the Lawrencevill community at a local Walgreens pharmacy
  • Student Life

Today, nearly 200 eligible Lawrenceville students received their first doses of the COVID-19 vaccine.

Stanley and combined Carter/Stephens handball teams playing
  • Student Life

In a highly competitive April 22 match, the Stanley and combined Carter/Stephens handball teams tied seven-all in a House matchup.

Boys Lacrosse on ESPNU
  • Athletics

Watch Lawrenceville’s boys’ varsity lacrosse team face off against Malvern Preparatory School in the second annual GEICO High School Lacrosse Showcase, airing on nationally ESPNU and the ESPN App on TODAY at 4:30 p.m. ET.

the McClellan House porch with students
  • Community Service
  • Student Life

On a Monday evening during a regular school year, the McClellan House porch would be mobbed with students dancing to music, tossing a frisbee, and sipping on delicious McClellan Milkshakes which raised money for SEGA (Secondary Education for Girls’ Advancement) in Tanzania.

Posters for  The Lawrenceville School Dance Collective "Let's Spring into Motion!" event
  • Performing Arts

The Lawrenceville School Dance Collective, as well as the Lawrenceville School Dance Team, Tour de Force, Lkrew, Suave, and FRObeats will perform a hybrid live/livestream/recorded performance

Lawrenceville Model United Nations (MUN) team on Zoom
  • Experiential Learning
  • Student Life

Earlier this month, 18 members of the Lawrenceville Model United Nations (MUN) team debated solutions to various global issues at an online conference called Dartmouth Model United Nations.

program logo
  • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
  • Student Life

Earlier today, The Lawrenceville School announced a series of Community Conversations to provide a dedicated space for students to process current events both within and outside Lawrenceville.

Members of Lawrenceville’s Gender and Sexuality Alliance (GSA) with rainbow flags
  • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
  • Student Life

Lawrenceville’s Gender and Sexuality Alliance (GSA) leads the School’s annual celebration of Pride Week beginning today.

GEICO High School Lacrosse Showcase logo
  • Athletics

Watch Lawrenceville’s boys’ varsity lacrosse team face off against Malvern Preparatory School’s in the second annual GEICO High School Lacrosse Showcase, airing on nationally ESPNU and the ESPN App on April 23 at 4:30 p.m. ET. 

pitcher Sarah Zimmerman ‘23
  • Athletics

On April 7, the Big Red varsity softball team defeated Blair Academy 7-0 at home, breaking Lawrenceville’s nine game losing streak against Bucs.

Students on their house porch wearing masks
  • Student Life

While students enjoyed connecting over Zoom during a virtual winter term, the Lawrenceville campus has been buzzing with energy as students from all over the world are now back for spring term.

girls’ varsity crew
  • Athletics

The Big Red Sports Network presents Spring Preview featuring the girls varsity crew team.  Co-Captains Danica Bajaj ‘21, Erica Sinha ‘21 and head coach Bernadette Teeley join Maggie Blundin ‘22 to chat about their upcoming season.

Aerial photo of campus
  • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

As Lawrentians gathered for the first School Meeting after spring break on March 17, Head of School Steve Murray and School President Soleil Saint-Cyr shared messages denouncing violence against members of the Asian, Asian-American, and Pacific Islander communities.

The Calm Room
  • Student Life

Learning how to manage stress is one of the best things you can do for your mental and physical health. If you’re feeling overwhelmed, or just need to take a moment for yourself, these tools and resources can help you relax, de-stress, and refocus.

Andrew Noviello '23 and Alex Xia '23
  • Performing Arts

Lawrentians Andrew Noviello '23 and Alex Xia '23 have received Gold One ratings for their performances in the Inaugural New Jersey State Solo & Ensemble Festival.

Masked students waving pompoms
  • Student Life

Today, Lawrenceville is extending an invitation to an extraordinary group of applicants that the School looks forward to welcoming as Lawrentians in the fall.

Jacob Calderon ‘21
  • Athletics
  • Big Red Profile

William Upchurch ‘21 reports: How did Big Red wrestling keep team spirit alive during a virtual winter term? William Upchurch ’21 interviewed classmate Jacob Calderon to find out.

wide aerial view of campus
  • Student Life

With adolescent mental health and wellness gaining even more attention over the past year, Lawrenceville students, faculty, and staff are making a point to share resources, tips and support with the school community.

First row, l-r: Wallace Wyckoff, Paul Milligan, Daniel Peterson, Beverly Williamson. Second row, l-r: Charles Ahr, Robert Mor
  • Administration & Operations

Members of Lawrenceville’s staff are known for their dedication to making the School welcoming, safe, beautiful, and effective learning environment for all community members.

Snow covered campus. Photo Credit: Whitney Kehl
  • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Students discussed a range of service topics including education, hunger, poverty, public health, the environment, social justice, and senior citizens.

girls’ varsity basketball head coach Grey Simpson
  • Athletics
  • Big Red Profile

(Video) Big Red Sports Network reporter Ooby Udomritthiruj ‘21 connected with girls’ varsity basketball head coach Grey Simpson to hear about how the team is handling the virtual winter season.

Big Red Sports Network Podcast
  • Athletics
  • Big Red Profile

(Video) Big Red Sports Network reporter Sam Gardiner ’21 sat down with Shaan Singh ‘21 to chat about how the Lawrenceville squash team is staying in shape during this virtual term.

Banner: TEDxLawrencevilleSchool x= independently organized event
  • Student Life

Kylan Tatum '21, Lauren Zhang '22, and Sophia Sachar '22 organized and hosted Lawrenceville's third annual TEDxLawrencevilleSchool event, titled "Embracing Authenticity."

Photo courtesy of the authors: Elaine Buck and Beverly Mills
  • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Elaine Buck and Beverly Mills, co-authors of “If These Stones Could Talk: African American Presence in the Hopewell Valley, Sourland Mountain and Surrounding Areas of New Jersey” recently spoke with Lawrentians.

Jason VonWachenfeldt
  • Academics

Congratulations to Jason VonWachenfeldt (chair of the School’s religion and philosophy department) on the publication of his book, “Religious Epistemology through Schillebeeckx and Tibetan Buddhism: Reimagining Authority Amidst Modern Uncertainty.”

Harry Abromobage '22
  • Athletics
  • Big Red Profile

Nico Torres ‘22 reports Harry Abromovage ’21 began his track career in eighth grade and is now a distance-running specialist. Nico Torres ’22 spoke with the Fifth Former about his athletic journey.

Poster for Year of the Ox Celebration, Weds Feb 10 2021
  • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Lawrenceville's student-led Pan-Asian Alliance and International Students Association have teamed up for a School-wide celebration of Lunar New Year! 

 “They Can’t Guard You, Garry!” cover image featuring Garry D. Howard ’77
  • Alumni
  • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

The Lawrentian, Lawrenceville’s quarterly alumni magazine, was honored with a 2021 CASE District II Accolades Grand Gold Award in profile writing.

Poster for “This is a Test” by Stephen Gregg
  • Performing Arts

Yee Xin Cher ‘22 reports: Last month, Periwig presented its second play of the new Jean S. Stephens Play Reading Series, “This is a Test” by Stephen Gregg.

Lit candle for International Holocaust Remembrance Day
  • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
  • Student Life

Wednesday January 27 marks the 76th anniversary of the Liberation of Auschwitz. To commemorate the victims of the Holocaust, Kyle, Andrew, Saha virtually performed the main theme of Steven Spielberg's film Schindler's List.

Aimee Nezhukumatathil (photo credit: Caroline Beffa Photography)
  • Academics
  • Student Life

Award-winning writer Aimee Nezhukumatathil, selected as Lawrenceville School’s 2021 Thorton Wilder Writer in Residence, spoke with students about how she utilizes her background, love for science, and personal experiences to inspire her writings.

Katelyn Ge
  • Athletics
  • Big Red Profile

Jordan Brown ‘21
Fifth Former Katelyn Ge has been a diligent member of the Lawrenceville fencing team since her Second Form year. Now, as a captain, she faces one of the most difficult opponents: spending her last season in a fully virtual setting.

Evelyn Dugan ’21
  • Performing Arts

What does it take to pursue a career as a professional dancer? Andrew Wilson ’21 talks with Evelyn Dugan ’21 about her journey, on stage and off, including her new hobby: embroidery.

Steve Laubach at Lawrenceville’s Solar Farm. Credit: Keith Barrclough (Instagram: @keithbarraclough)
  • Academics

It’s no surprise that, even at age 12, Steve Laubach (Director of Sustainability/science teacher) was already thinking about the environment.

Eddie Newsome as "King Lear" (right) and as himself (left)
  • Performing Arts

Eddie Newsome ’23 is ready for whatever acting challenge that comes his way. Last year, he starred in the title role of Lawrenceville’s Second Form production of “King Lear.” Now, he’s starring in a live theatre reading of “This is a Test” by Stephen Gregg.

Sujin Seo
  • Academics

Will we see English teacher Sujin Seo moonwalking through Mem when we return to campus?

George Negroponte
  • Athletics
  • Big Red Profile

Lawrenceville mathematics teacher and Assistant Head of Hamill House George Negroponte shares his thoughts on being a Big Red wrestling coach with Ooby Udomritthiruj ‘21.

Dana Kooistra in the astavakrasana yoga pose
  • Athletics
  • Big Red Profile

Director of Teaching, Learning, and External Partnerships Dana Kooistra coaches one of the most popular extracurriculars for the winter term: yoga.

Ian Mook: Mathematics teacher, Kennedy Assistant Head of House, Assistant Indoor Track Coach
  • Academics

Mathematics teacher. Kennedy Assistant Head of House. Assistant Indoor Track Coach. Ian Mook has a very busy Lawrenceville schedule! Has the pandemic taught him anything about time management? Who would he most like to switch lives with for a day? This and more in this week’s 5 Questions 4.

Amelia Devine ‘21 portrait
  • Athletics
  • Big Red Profile

Amelia Devine ‘21 has been a spirited and tenacious member of the Lawrenceville swim team since she joined the community as a Third Former. A captain this year, Devine leads the team with grace, hoping that all team-members will get the most out of this unprecedented virtual season.

A snowperson with a carrot nose and stick arms wearing a Lawrenceville hat and scarf
  • Student Life

Wishing all Lawrentians a happy and healthy 2021

Marcia Ojo ’21
  • Student Life

Marcia Ojo ’21 is well known on campus – and beyond – for her record-setting athletic accomplishments. But what has this high honors student always wanted to try, but has been too afraid to? And what song does she have on repeat? 

National High School Climate Forum homepaged
  • Academics
  • Student Life

The student-led National High School Climate Forum and Lawrenceville’s Climate Action Club hosted a webinar: "Wildfires: An Inside Look at 2020’s Hottest Environmental Issue.”

Christmas wreath decorted with cinnamon sticks, pine cones, red berries and knitted baubles

Wishing a very Merry Christmas to all who celebrate the holiday!

Claire Kim’s ’23 video interview with Marissa Hedges
  • Student Life

Can you have a successful Harkness learning experience when half of the students are at the table and the other half are zooming in?

Religious Life Leader Nina Laubach
  • Academics

Religious Life leader Nina Laubach always encourages us to get on our yoga mats, but what gets her out on the dance floor? 

stock ticker
  • Academics
  • Student Life

The Big Red Investment Club is a unique learning experience that provides students who have an interest in business with an opportunity to learn about the stock market, company research, and investment strategies.

Stephen Wallis
  • Academics

Did you know that Mathematics teacher Stephen Wallis would like spend some time in Pop learning Spanish?

Celebrating at Rabbi Lauren Levy's home.
  • Student Life

Lawrentians are celebrating Hanukkah virtually this year, zooming with Rabbi Lauren Levy from their homes around the globe to share the light and love of the holiday.

Moment from “Let’s Talk About” discussion series
  • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Two Fifth Formers conceived of a discussion series they titled “Let’s Talk About” that took place throughout the fall term, giving Lawrentians a framework for talking through current events related to race, equity, and social justice

Amy & Jason Larson

Lawrenceville’s Director of Nursing Amy Larson is part of the School’s incREDible medical staff.

Choose your destination with The Bunn Library Weekly Program Passport. Choose from a variety of fun, interactive programs eve
  • Academics
  • Student Life

The Bunn Library is back with a whole new season of virtual programs!

Mathematics Department Chair Melissa Clore
  • Academics

What is the most frequently played song on the playlist of Mathematics Department Chair Melissa Clore? What’s making her laugh these days? All this and more in 5 Questions 4!

Paige Gillen, Marcia Ojo, Sunjay Riener, and Spencer Lee portraits
  • Athletics

Fifth Formers Paige Gillen, Marcia Ojo, Sunjay Riener, and Spencer Lee have been selected to the Glenn “Mooch” Myernick senior soccer boys’ and girls’ all-star teams.

2021 Winterfest Directors

Winterfest is going virtual! Student-artists around the globe will Zoom in their performances throughout February, celebrating this performing arts festival as never before at Lawrenceville.

5 photos of the Rocketry Club
  • Student Life

It was 3-2-1 liftoff on Saturday as the Rocketry Club blasted off its first rockets of the year

Liam Sargent '21, left, and Jack Scoma '21, right
  • Athletics

Three Lawrenceville School boys’ lacrosse players signed NCAA National Letters of Intent, committing to continue their careers as student-athletes at the college level.

Students around the flag pole in honor of Veterans' Day
  • Student Life

Lawrenceville honors all veterans, particularly the 143 alumni who made the ultimate sacrifice as members of the U.S. Armed Services during World War I, World War II, the Korean War, and the Vietnam War. We thank them all for their service!

Idaya Chambers ’21
  • Performing Arts

Lawrentians enjoyed five remarkable performances by their fallow students at Friday’s Midday Music concert – and now you can, too!

Woodhull’s Bradley Barrett ’23
  • Student Life

Woodhull’s Bradley Barrett ’23 tells us where he’d like to travel, what superpower he’d choose, and why he’d like to switch lives with his sister for a day – all this and more in 5 Questions 4!

November is National Native American Heritage Month. Celebrate with some incredible novels by indigenous authors
  • Student Life

November is National Native American Heritage Month. Celebrate this month by reading some of the incredible books that The Bunn Library has by incredible indigenous authors! No matter what genre you prefer, you’ll find a great option.

Devon Cole ‘21 playing volleyball
  • Athletics
  • Big Red Profile

Devon Cole ‘21 has consistently been an integral figure during her three years on the girls’ volleyball team.

Portrait of Matt Laws ‘21
  • Athletics
  • Big Red Profile

Since Matt Laws ‘21 joined the water polo team as a Second Former, he has brought his positive attitude with him to every practice.

Three male athletes running
  • Athletics

In its first virtual meet of the season, Lawrenceville’s boys’ cross country squad defeated both Blair (16-47) and Mercersburg (15-48) last week.

Portrait of Libby Ford ‘21
  • Athletics
  • Big Red Profile

After playing field hockey for her local Denver field hockey club in middle school, Libby Ford ‘21 began her Lawrenceville field hockey career as a Second Former. A captain this year, she is a natural leader who hopes to see the team succeed, regardless of COVID-related obstacles.

Poetry Recommendations from Lawrenceville students, faculty & staff
  • Student Life

We encourage anyone who loves poetry to read the works of these incredible artists, whether it be checking out a book from The Bunn Library or looking up their work online. 

Nuri Friedlander, Beth Guzzo Foulk, and Kelly Wise
  • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

The Lawrenceville School’s expanded Office of Multicultural Affairs (OMA) now benefits from the expertise of three new Diversity Coordinators: Nuri Friedlander, Beth Guzzo Foulk, and Kelly Wise.

Travel the world with a great mystery series!
  • Student Life

We might not be able to travel right now, but a great book can take you anywhere! England, Scotland, Italy, France... Take a trip with one of these incredible mystery series, available at The Bunn Library!

Girl studying chess board
  • Student Life

When the Eagle Chess School of Atlanta, a 501 (c) (3) organization founded by Ingrid Guo ’21 and her brother, Arthur, was put in check by COVID-19, the teens contemplated their next moves.

Students in a room studying and observing social distancing
  • Student Life

It’s the day we’ve been waiting for since March!

A student with her hair tied back builds a desk
  • Student Life

It was an all hands on “desk” effort to construct 170 desks for use in socially distanced Harkness classrooms.

Student Honor Council (photos of 13 students)
  • Student Life

At Wednesday’s All-School zoom meeting, Student Council Honor Representative Sunjay Riener ’21 announced the members of the 2020-21 Student Honor Council.

Portrait of Varsity football Head Coach Harry Flaherty
  • Athletics

COVID-19 forced the cancellation of Lawrenceville’s fall interscholastic matches, but Big Red’s competitive spirit will still shine! The School’s coaches and trainers are putting the finishing touches on a comprehensive menu of skills, drills, and fitness activities that will keep Big Red athletes in top form. Harry Flaherty, head coach of the boys’ varsity football team, tells us what’s in store for his program.

Photo by Dave Sherrill on Unsplash

Today, at 8:46 a.m., the bells of the Edith Memorial Chapel will chime 13 times in remembrance of the School community members who perished in the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks.

Charlotte Bednar ’22 running
  • Athletics

All-American Charlotte Bednar ’22 is ranked first in New Jersey and seventh in the nation among high school girls’ cross country runners in the NJ MileSplit preseason countdown.

Green Golf?
  • Academics
  • Student Life

As I look out from the tee box of the eighteenth hole at the Bull Run Golf Club in Haymarket, Virginia, I notice the honks of the geese circling the algae-ridden lake, oblivious of the golf balls hit towards them.

Collage of 9 students wearing masks
  • Student Life

We can’t wait to start welcoming Lawrentians back tomorrow!

Collage of photos: medical staff in full PPE, a statue wearing a mask, the campus with a tent
  • Student Life

It’s beginning to look a lot like the start of Fall Term 2020!

Portrait of Girls’ Cross Country Coach Katie Chaput
  • Athletics

COVID-19 forced the cancellation of Lawrenceville’s fall interscholastic matches, but Big Red’s competitive spirit will still shine! The School’s coaches and trainers are putting the finishing touches on a comprehensive menu of skills, drills, and fitness activities that will keep Big Red athletes in top form. First up: Girls' cross country! 

Lina Olazabal ’22 and her brother, Logan
  • Academics

Lina Olazabal ’22 and her brother, Logan, have teamed up to create Two Degrees, an anthology of short, fictional stories dealing with climate change (Cli-Fi).

Photo of kits. Credit: Lennys Cruz
  • Student Life

Filled with wipes, two masks, a face shield, and hand sanitizer, each student will receive their own, personal kit for use on campus.

Construction site of Lawrenceville’s new Tsai Dining and Athletic Center (TDAC)
  • Athletics

Construction is beginning on Lawrenceville’s new Tsai Dining and Athletic Center (TDAC)

Ryan Kanungo ’22
  • Student Life

For many of U.S. news viewers, the Cyclone Amphan that hit along the India-Bangladesh border on May 21 was a far-away tragedy in the midst of both a pandemic and cries for social justice. However, for Ryan Kanungo ’22, whose has family living in the area, it was very close to home.

Landscape with clouds. Photo Credit: Coco Sandoval Rodriguez '22
  • Academics

When the COVID-19 pandemic closed the door on summer campus research for the 2020 Leopold Scholars, students opened windows to new opportunities. Working with Lawrenceville’s Director of Sustainability Steve Laubach, Scholars created home-based independent projects.

Megaphone saying "Join us!" Call to action
  • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Lawrenceville’s Dean of Diversity, Inclusion, and Community Engagement Rick Holifield sent an email to School alumni, current students/families, and employees today, inviting them to a series of virtual Call to Action sessions happening throughout the month of August.

Sepia-toned photo collage of John Lewis and a ringing bell
  • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

To honor the memory of Georgia Congressman John Lewis, The Lawrenceville School’s Edith Memorial Chapel carillon rang out in unison with bells and shofars at houses of worship around the country today.

Bernice Hightower ‘21 holding a BLM sign with a friend
  • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
  • Student Life

It’s already been a busy summer for Bernice Hightower ‘21, who spoke at two recent Black Lives Matters (BLM) rallies about the importance of voting as a tool to create change.

Fall Planning Guide 2020
  • Student Life

Head of School Steve Murray announced today what he called a “prudent, careful strategy” to reopen Lawrenceville in the fall, on campus and in-person.

Banner: Lawrenceville Call to Action: Diversity, Inclusion, & Community Engagement
  • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Head of School Steve Murray shared a letter outlining what he called Lawrenceville’s “preliminary but essential commitments” to make the School “a safer, more equitable, and more just learning, living, and working experience for members of the Black community, and in doing so, for every member of our community.”  

JUNETEENTH banner. Credit: @blkfreedom.org
  • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

The Lawrenceville School will close campus today at 12:00 p.m. in observance of Juneteenth. 

Aerial shot of Lawrenceville campus Credit: Noah Laubach '23
  • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
  • Student Life

Led by School President Soleil Saint-Cyr ’20, students reflected on experiences and take ways gained from their work on the Lawrenceville Community Project: Bearing Witness to Spring 2020, created in the aftermath of the killing of George Floyd and calls for greater social justice in America.

candlelight vigil
  • Student Life

Head Master Steve Murray gathered the School earlier this week to act on the recommendations of student leaders and faculty to devote this last week of spring term to taking concrete steps to respond to recent traumatic national events in a structured and deliberate way. 

Lawrenceville alumnae holding red roses
  • Alumni