The Coachman Brothers, Charles and Walter, were Lawrenceville students prior to and during World War I. The Stephan Archives has a collection of photographs the brothers took in their travels between 1913 and 1920, now part of a digital exhibit on the Stephan Archives website.
Fifth Formers Alexandra Campbell, Sydney Friedland, Matthew Kim, Brian Li, Michael Man, Panos Vandris, Yiannis Vandris, Ricky Williams, Cathy Wu, Jay Yalamanchili, and Michael Zhao have each been selected as a National Merit Scholarship Program Finalist.
Congratulations to Anika Bagaria ‘20, Grace Blaxill '18, Charles Christoffersen '18, Fiona Gould '18, and Liana Raguso '20, who have been recently announced as finalists in Lawrenceville’s annual public speaking competition.
Congratulations to Fifth Formers Claudia Beller, Reilly Fletcher, Lizzy Gracey, Alexandra Grossman, Taylor Pothast, and Emma Sweeney, each named to the 2017 Keith Waldman-Optimal Performance/National Field Hockey Coaches Association High School National Academic Squad.
Lawrentians Emily Galvin ’17 and Injil Muhammad ’17 have been chosen as finalists for the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill’s (UNC) Morehead-Cain Scholarship and University of Virginia’s (UVA) Jefferson Scholarship, respectively.
Lawrenceville’s boys’ and girls’ track teams overwhelmed the competition at the NJISAA Indoor Track championships on Saturday, defeating their nearest opponents by 59 and 87 points, respectively. The meet took place at the School’s Lavino Field House.
Lawrenceville’s annual Winterfest stands in a class of its own for one reason: students. Directed, produced, acted, and crewed by Lawrentians, Winterfest gives students the unique opportunity to showcase their talents in a free, creative space, and the School community reaps the benefits of the diverse and wonderful performances this environment nurtures. Two prominent players responsible for the success of Winterfest 2017 will be Eliza Koren ’17 and Zoe van den Bol ’17.
Congratulations to Fifth Formers Michael Man, Maxwell Ramsay-Burrough, Panos Vandris, Jay Yalamanchili, and Michael Zhao, each selected as candidates for a 2017 Presidential Scholarship. Established in 1964 by executive order of U.S. President Lyndon B. Johnson, the Scholarships recognize and honor some of America’s most distinguished graduating high school seniors.
Congratulations to Emily Li’18, winner of Lawrenceville’s Poetry Out Loud competition. She will represent the School at the New Jersey Poetry Out Loud finals on March 9 at The College of New Jersey. There she will recite "Analysis of Baseball" by May Swenson and "Broken Promises" by David Kirby (the two pieces she performed to win at Lawrenceville) as well as "Ozymandias" by Percy Bysshe Shelley.
Lawrenceville’s annual Winter Gathering kicks off on Feb. 3 with what promises to be an amazing evening of music. Students in the School’s choral, orchestral, and jazz groups will perform “Master Classes in Musical Performance” from 7:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. in the Clark Music Center. All current School community members are invited to attend.
On Jan. 26, the Lawrenceville community gathered for the third annual Community Day, organized primarily by Coordinator of Intercultural Programs Tran Kim-Senior with help from the Diversity Council and other faculty members.
Allen Fitzpatrick '73 H'85 '89 P'99 '04, chair of Lawrenceville's Visual Arts Department, opens a month-long exhibit of his paintings on January 26 with a reception at the Rider University Art Gallery in Lawrenceville. The exhibit is called "Looking," and it will feature both still lifes and landscapes.
Learn more about Lawrenceville’s historic campus, in particular buildings designed by Peabody & Stearns, through a lecture and campus tour by Richard Guy Wilson, chair of the Architectural History Department at the University of Virginia, and Annie Robinson, Peabody & Stearns specialist.
It was billed as a celebration of Coach Ron Kane’s 25th year as head coach of the Big Red boys’ varsity basketball team, and a celebration it was, but the several dozen alumni who signed up to commemorate the occasion had clearly come to play. Held Saturday, January 14, this was no pick-up game.
On January 18, all current Lawrenceville School students will honor the memory of Martin Luther King, Jr. through volunteer work on community service projects at organizations throughout New Jersey and Pennsylvania. The School has held its Martin Luther King Day of Service for more than a decade.
For Fifth Formers Jess Haviland, Emily Walther, and Reilly Fletcher, co-captains of the girls’ varsity ice hockey team this year, hockey is more than just a passion; it’s a way of life, one they’ve known since they were five years old—or earlier
Former U.S. Marines Captain Thomas O'Neil and SPC Leo Bridgewater (both veterans of the conflicts in Afghanistan and Iraq) to share what they know about the movements of the Continental Army in this area in the winter of 1777, as well as its composition, which was at least 25% African-American, as well as the role of Lawrenceville in revolutionary politics.
Big Red boys and girls finished first at the 45th Edward Lavino Relays on Dec. 7, competing against over 1,000 student-athletes from more than 30 teams. the meet was held in Lawrenceville's Lavino Field House. Complete results can be found here.
The Lawrenceville School is supporting Lawrence Township with a contribution of $100,000 toward the construction of a new, inclusionary playground at Central Park, located at 66 Eggerts Crossing Road, Lawrence Township, N.J. Construction is anticipated to begin in the spring of 2017.
Anyone who recalls the iconic commercials for brokerage firm E.F. Hutton – “when E.F. Hutton talks …” – will surmise from our title that Kate Moore ’95 offers lots of advice on investing, and they’d be right. So much so, in fact, that she’s featured on the cover of the January 2017 annual forecast issue of Kiplinger’s Personal Finance.
Through House and Harkness, Lawrenceville challenges a diverse community of promising young people to lead lives of learning, integrity, and high purpose. Our mission is to inspire the best in each to seek the best for all.