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No: Art is expression. It conveys ideas and emotions that human beings do not have the capacity to articulate in words. There is a great amount of value in viewing art; while people attempt to analyze and understand it, the true benefit is gained through creating it. Many people consider art to be that which is beautiful, but the true meaning of art is less about how aesthetically pleasing a piece ...

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April 21, 2017

This past Wednesday, April 19, at 7:00 PM in the Bath House, CFO and COO of Lawrenceville, Wes Brooks ’71 H’09 P’03 ’05, spoke to students and faculty in the third installment of the Religious Life Council’s “What Matters to Me and Why” of the year. Brooks began by telling the audience about his life. After graduating from Lawrenceville and Middlebury College, he backpacked through West Africa alone. In 1976, ...

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April 14, 2017

This past Monday through Wednesday, Sophia Cai ’17 presented her Heely Scholars project to professors and graduate students at MIT as one of 105 finalists at the MIT INSPIRE Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences Research Competition. Cai is one of eight scholars who expanded upon their work over the summer to produce an independent research paper that engaged a specific aspect of World War II.Cai’s project focused on the rise ...

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April 14, 2017

Yesterday, Lawrenceville’s Collegium and Community Orchestras performed in the Spring Orchestra Concert at Edith Memorial Chapel. Conducted by Director of Instrumental Studies Keith Roeckle, the ensembles have been rehearsing their pieces weekly since Winter Term. The repertoire for the concert included three movements from Beethoven’s sixth Symphony, performed by the Collegium, and the suite from the movie “Psycho,” performed by the strings section. The Community Orchestra also played suites from ...

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Over the last two weeks, Lawrenceville has welcomed many accepted students to the School through a series of Revisit Days, providing a sense of what being a Lawrentian is like. For many prospective students, Revisit Day is their first glimpse of Lawrenceville’s campus life and student body.Senior Associate Dean of Admission for Recruitment Lisa Ewanchyna, emphasizing the amount of preparation that goes into Revisit Days, said, “We have to coordinate ...