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February 17, 2017

During the sustainability-themed school meeting this past Thursday, Director of Sustainability Sam Kosoff ’88 H’96 P’19 introduced Lawrenceville’s newest summer program, the Leopold Society, and Science Master John Clark reintroduced the School’s annual environmental awareness program, Bioblitz. The Leopold Society, though only unveiling its summer component for the first time yesterday, has been active for the past two years. Previously, IV and V Formers were appointed to the Leopold Society by ...

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February 10, 2017

Breakfast: Breakfast Sandwich Nothing better to start off your day than some eggs, scrambled (just like last night’s reading in your head), slapped between two slices of ham—one for each of the double periods you have to sit through this morning, not knowing a single thing about the class you have been taking for two terms now. All stuffed in an imported French croissant because Wonder Bread isn’t diverse enough for us! Tater ...

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The final round of Lawrenceville’s annual Poetry Out Loud competition was held yesterday in the Heely Room, where Emily Li ’18 was crowned the champion for a second year in a row and Haaris Mian ’19 came in second place. This competition was one of many that make up the National Poetry-Out-Loud program that Lawrenceville participates in. After over a month of rounds beginning at the classroom level, 11 Lawrentians competed ...

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December 09, 2016

Last Friday, several History Masters attended the New Jersey Council for History Education Conference at Princeton University. The conference, in which Lawrenceville’s History department has attended for the past decade, is held annually but focuses on a specific theme in history to bring to attention new content being researched. The New Jersey Council for History Education is comprised of New Jersey partner schools and History departments. The Council primarily focuses ...

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As the nation headed to the polls last Tuesday to cast their votes in the Presidential Election, Lawrentians participated in the Lawrenceville Mock Election. This event was the latest in a series of surveys and events hosted by the Mock Election Club, led by Will Fournier ’18, along with faculty advisor and History Master Robert Shaw P’10 ’14 ’16. Votes from the mock election were counted by hand, and Clinton ...

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October 14, 2016

This Wednesday, Christian Hwa ’17 participated in the 34th Annual Symposium on Nonhuman Primate Models for Aids, hosted by the Primate Research Center at Tulane University. The Symposium, held annually in New Orleans, serves as a four-day conference for research done in the field. In total, the event hosted over 50 individual research presentations and speakers. Hwa himself submitted a poster entitled, “A Retrospective Survey of Simian Retrovirus Type D in ...

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October 14, 2016

This past Thursday and Friday, the Lawrenceville Board of Trustees convened in the Kirby Arts Center for its first meeting of the 2016–2017 school year. The Board of Trustees, led by president Thomas L. Carter, Jr. ’70 P’01 ’05, is a group comprised largely of alumni and parents who together are in charge of the overall well-being of the School, in regards to aspects of admissions, finance, liability and risk, ...

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October 14, 2016

Dear Mom and Dad, This is a letter of seven things I've always wanted to tell you since coming to Lawrenceville. 1) Get with the lingo. It's not that hard. Wok = stir-fry in Irwin. J's = TJ's. StuCo (not stucko) = Student Council. Pop = the Fathers Building. Do you honestly expect me to say *in a snobby Andover accent*, “I am meeting with Mathematics Master George Negroponte at Two Post ...

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May 29, 2016

How much food is there on this campus? Now the simple answer to your question is a lot. And half of you (who am I kidding? almost all of you) are happy with that. But, for that one person that cares, I sat down with Gary Giberson, Executive Chef and President of Lawrenceville’s Dining Services Provider, Sustainable Fare, to see what really happens inside of Irwin. Devankar Chhokra ‘19: “Is there ...