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February 24, 2017

This past Monday, students gathered in Memorial Hall for a presentation on the solar suitcase project. Science Master John Clark P’20 and Gigi Goldman P’15 ’18 organized the event, and both spoke about the invention of and practical use for the solar suitcases. Gigi Goldman discussed the invention’s history and future projections, while Clark focused on the project’s integration into the Lawrenceville International trip to Ecuador. The suitcases were developed ...

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In the wake of a number of academic changes this year, Dean of Students Blake Eldridge ’96 and Vice President of Honor and Discipline Pravika Joshi ’17 have recently announced changes to the School’s disciplinary process. This past Wednesday, Student Council hosted a Town Hall meeting in the Heely Room to discuss these new changes. Lawrenceville currently has a two-strike policy. Previously, the Disciplinary Committee would meet with only the student ...

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May 29, 2016

This past Tuesday, IV and V Formers presented a variety of research projects at the Senior Project Symposium. Coming from classes such as Molecular Biology and Honors Government as well as senior project proposals, these projects aim to identify certain issues within the community and offer solutions to these existing problems. Students took on a wide variety of topics including classroom help, science, government, and social issues. For their senior projects, ...

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May 21, 2016

This past Friday, hundreds of students gathered in the Circle to celebrate Holi. The Hindu Student Organization (HSO), led by co-presidents Akash Bagaria ’16 and Amun Sahrawat ’16, organized the event. “What Lawrenceville Holi offers is the opportunity to celebrate an important religious holiday with the rest of campus,” said Bagaria. “It feels amazing to know just how enthusiastic students are to come out and join us in the festivities.” ...

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May 13, 2016

This past Monday, Lawrenceville students traveled to Woods Memorial Hall for the most recent lecture in the Capstone series, a senior elective course which aims to shed light on current American and global issues, specifically focusing on the 2016 presidential election this year. Edward Ladd Widmer spoke at this week’s event about the unique way the elections are affecting foreign policy for this week’s lecture. Widmer is a widely renowned historian ...

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April 01, 2016

WEDNESDAY & FRIDAY—Lawrenceville hosted its first Revisit Day for prospective students admitted to the School for the 2016-2017 school year. The event was coordinated by Dean of Admissions and Financial Aid Thomas Sheppard, Senior Associate Dean of Admissions Sally Fitzpatrick H’85 P ’99 ’04, and Assistant Dean of Admission Vanessa Gieske, the Admissions Office, and a number of student leaders on campus. During the day, accepted students from all over ...

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March 25, 2016

Next year, Chair of the English Department Lorry Perry will leave to take the position of assistant headmaster at Blair Academy. Perry has been teaching at Lawrenceville for 10 years and in 2013 became the head of the English Department. On top of her work throughout the school year, Perry has been the head of Lawrenceville’s Summer Scholars Program as well. While she teaches both V Form electives and underform ...

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February 26, 2016

On Sunday, three Lawrentians will participate in the annual Shakespeare Competition. Under the guidance of Director of Theatre Christopher Cull, Will Madonia ’18, Yina Anyachebelu ’18, and Helena Thomas ’17 will recite monologues and sonnets of their choice at the regional competition, held at Lawrenceville. The Shakespeare competition was created by the English-Speaking Union to honor the poet’s memory. The event brings thousands of students together to perform various Shakespearean ...

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February 12, 2016

After joining the varsity squash team, Brandon De Otaduy Nam was named a captain for this winter season and has led the team to a 7-6 record. Ever since he came as a new III Former, de Otaduy has played as the first seed on the team, taking on some of the most elite players in the nation. However, this is nothing new for him, as he played on ...

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January 15, 2016

Learning a foreign language can be one of the most rewarding and beneficial experiences for students at Lawrenceville and around the country. The language department at our school is excellent in creating both an enjoyable and enriching environment to those who take these classes. Because of this educational resource, it makes sense that students should be required to take a language course up to the third level. However, as ...

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THURSDAY—Hundreds of Lawrenceville alumni, parents, and friends supported Lawrenceville’s Annual Giving Campaign by participating in the annual Big Red Giving Day. Parent volunteers convened in Hogate Hall to operate “phonathons” in which members of the greater Lawrenceville community were encouraged to give to the School’s unrestricted annual giving account through gifts and pledges of any amount. Lawrenceville operates on a yearly budget of roughly $60 million. Of this amount, the ...

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September 20, 2015

In the summer of 2015, eight students embarked on their independent summer projects through the Welles Grant, an award of up to $3,000 that is given to students who wish to carry out a meaningful project of interest.  Established in memory of Lawrenceville alumnus William Bouton Welles ’71, this grant has given students the opportunity to pursue a passion that may very well have a huge impact on the ...