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On November 6, Dean of Students Blake Eldridge ’96 announced that a new support and reporting system, SafeSchools, would be made available to the school community. The administration implemented the system after working with the Board of Directors and the 2016-2017 Student Council and prefects to create and finalize it during the beginning of the school year. Through SafeSchools, students can either send a text message or email, make a phone ...

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November 11, 2017

This past Wednesday, the Muslim Students Association organized a trip to hear a Critical Conversation with Muslim model Halima Aden at Princeton University. 11 Lawrentians and Coordinator of Intercultural Programs Tran Kim-Senior attended the discussion, which was centered around topics of modesty, womanhood, and the fashion industry. The event was co-hosted by the Muslim Life Program (MLP) of Princeton University, the Women's Center, and the Carl A. Fields Center for ...

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On Thursday, October 26, King’s Academy Representative Matt Westman visited Lawrenceville from 12:10 to 1:00 PM in the McClellan Room in the Irwin Dining Center. King’s Academy is an independent boarding and day school in Madaba-Manja, Jordan, for students between 7th and 12th grade. The school is named in honor of King Abdullah II of Jordan and seeks to “blend an American style of education rooted in the liberal arts and ...

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October 20, 2017

This past Thursday, former President of the Periwig Club Ben Woodley ’13 introduced Hugh Landwehr ’68, this year’s guest set designer for the School’s annual musical Guys and Dolls. Landwehr has designed scenery for many Broadway productions including Frozen and Bus Stop and throughout the United States. His off-Broadway productions include the Last Easter and Scattergood. Landwehr has also been a member of the faculty at the University of Wisconsin, ...

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October 13, 2017

During this past Thursday’s school meeting, Student Body President Brianna Thompson ’18 announced that alumnus David Ottaway ’57 P’86 ’91 is this year’s recipient of the Aldo Leopold Award. The award, also known as The Lawrenceville Medal, is the highest honor Lawrenceville bestows upon an alumnus or alumna of the School. Ottaway gave a speech at school meeting in which he described his time at Lawrenceville and his motivation to ...

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October 06, 2017

Yesterday, Speech and Debate Club hosted its second annual Inter-House Grand Debate Tournament from 6:30 to 8:00 PM in the Heely Room. Although Matt Gunton ’18, one of Speech and Debate Club’s co-presidents, was the primary organizer of the event, Riley Rogerson ’18 and Kevin Xiao ’19, the other co-presidents, also helped organized the tournament. Describing the event, Matt Gunton’ 18 said, “We start off with sixteen students that all ...

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Currently the Director of Mobile News Programming for CNN Digital Worldwide, Marcus Mabry ’85 oversees student life on the Lawrenceville Board of Trustees. On Thursday, September 21, he visited campus to give a talk about the events that transpired in Charlottesville in August as a segment in the “Charlottesville: A Week of Reflection.” Mabry sat down with The Lawrence for an interview. Eden Fesseha ’19: How do you feel about ...

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This year, Periwig celebrates its 125th season of theatre, music, and dance. Periwig’s anniversary also coincides with Lawrenceville’s invitation to the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, the world’s largest arts festival, as part of the American High School Theatre Festival (AHSTF). In addition to Periwig’s customary performances, the Performing Arts Department has organized various supplementary events so that alumni can participate in this milestone. After this year’s fall musical, “Guys & Dolls,” ...

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The Class of 2017 has selected History Master Rusty Hlavacek H’95 ’17 P’06 ’08 and Classics Master Jacob Morrow H’17 to be the Honorary Members of its class. This year is both Hlavacek’s and Morrow’s last year at Lawrenceville. “I was very humbled by the gesture,” Hlavacek said after being named. “[I] spend a lot of time with young people in the classroom and on the fields and other spots. [...] ...

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Lawrentians Rishi Bagaria ’19, Hadley Copeland ’18, Haaris Mian ’19, and Grayson Sherr ’18 were recently awarded National Security Language Initiative for Youth (NSLI-Y) scholarships to study a foreign language abroad. The scholarship program launched in 2006 to, according to the organization’s website, “promote critical language learning among American youth.” Sponsored by the U.S. Department of State in cooperation with the American Councils for International Education, NSLI-Y provides fully-funded merit-based scholarships ...

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The Class of 2017 has selected History Master Rusty Hlavacek H’95 ’17 P’06 ’08 and Classics Master Jacob Morrow H’17 to be the Honorary Members of its class. This year is both Hlavacek’s and Morrow’s last year at Lawrenceville. “I was very humbled by the gesture,” Hlavacek said after being named. “[I] spend a lot of time with young people in the classroom and on the fields and other spots. [...] ...

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April 29, 2017

This past Friday and Saturday, seven members of Lawrenceville’s Model Arab League (MAL) team competed in the Georgetown Model Arab League Conference in Washington, D.C. This year’s competing team was comprised of Nidal Morrison ’19, Melody Leung ’19, Damla Ozdemir ’19, Callie Durso-Finley ’19, Hunter Mellon ’19, and Shaezmina Khan ’19. Established in 1983, MAL is organized in a similar format to the more widely-known Model United Nations (MUN), but ...

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April 14, 2017

This past week from April 5 to 8, Lawrenceville faculty members attended the fifth annual Global Education Benchmark Group (GEBG) conference at The Chadwick School in Palos Verdes, Los Angeles, California. Seven faculty members attended the conference: English Master Marta Napiorkowska, History Master David Figueroa-Ortiz P’18, Associate Director of International Programs Louise Wright, Director of Experiential Education John Hughes, Spanish Master Norman Kim-Senior, History Master Michael Hanewald ’90, and History ...

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December 09, 2016

This past Monday, Science Master Shinae Park attended the Teachers as Scholars Program (TAS) at Princeton University. The TAS Program launched in 1996 at Harvard University with the purpose of supplying teachers with scholarly and academically engaging opportunities. Since its birth, the program has grown substantially, expanding to include colleges and universities from all across the country. The TAS Program at Princeton University, now in its 18th year, officially ...

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November 11, 2016

This Saturday, November 12, Ricky Williams ’17 will be attending The Harvard-MIT Mathematics Tournament (HMMT) in Boston, MA. HMMT is one of the biggest and most prestigious high school mathematics competitions in the world. Approximately 1,000 students from around the world are chosen to compete. Referring to his big week ahead, Williams said that “he looks forward to the competition and to reunite with friends from MathROOTS.” This past summer, Williams ...

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November 04, 2016

Since this Monday, Lawrenceville students have been participating in Spirit Week, the five days leading up to the annual Hill Weekend. Starting from the beginning of the week, Monday was twin day, Tuesday was House Pride day, and Wednesday was Pajama Day. On Thursday, students wore jerseys to school and on Friday, students dressed head to toe in traditional Lawrenceville colors: red and black. Talking about her first experience participating ...

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This past Sunday, the Diversity Council, led by Coordinator of Intercultural Programs Tran Kim-Senior, hosted the second Annual Community Potluck in the Bath House. The event, which started at 5:30 PM and ended around 7:00 PM, featured foods prepared by students, faculty, and parents originating from many different countries around the world. In attendance were many members of the Lawrenceville community. Since last year, the event has become more popular ...