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Old Surroundings Reveal New Feelings Of Strength, Lessons Learned

You have brains in your head.                       Who goes to dine must take the feast You have feet in your shoes.                   … Continue reading

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For Our New Parents, It’s a New School, Year and Outlook!

Each year, our new parents enter Lawrence Upper and Lower School for parent orientation sessions with serious expressions on their faces. Eyebrows are furrowed, chins set, shoulders hunched. They have visited schools in the past. They brace themselves for what they have … Continue reading

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Finding My Way: A Lawrence Senior Tells Her Story

This week we are thrilled to have a guest blogger who speaks to us with the authoritative, candid voice of recent experience. Adrianna graduates this May from Lawrence Upper School at what will be our 10th Commencement. I found her … Continue reading

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Telling Our Stories, Making Our Way

Their story, yours and mine — it’s what we all carry with us on this trip we take, and we owe it to each other to respect our stories and learn from them. —William Carlos Williams To be a person … Continue reading

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Drive Fast, Dive Deep

I recently came across this interview with Indy Car driver Justin Wilson, who placed fifth in Sunday’s Indianapolis 500. Justin is an accomplished driver, a successful adult, and a role model to many. He also has dyslexia. I love stories … Continue reading

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What’s in a Name? Labels that Inform and Educate—But Don’t Define Us

“What’s in a name? That which we call a rose By any other name would smell as sweet.”  ―Juliet, from Romeo and Juliet (II, ii, 1-2) “It ain’t what they call you, it’s what you answer to.” ― W.C. Fields “We believe … Continue reading

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Twitter Challenge

“Brevity is the soul of wit.” -Polonius to Leartes in Hamlet “Do not train a child to learn by force or harshness; but direct them to it by what amuses their minds, so that you may be better able to discover … Continue reading

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