Lawrence Labrador Lowdown

September 8, 2023

Leading Labradors

In an effort to recognize students for demonstrating PBIS and Leader in Me principles, staff members have the opportunity to share out examples from their class. For additional details click on this link to view our PBIS matrix. Click Here to learn more about this week's Leading Labs.

Transitional Kindergarten

  • Aiden B.
  • Charlotte K.


  • Logan
  • Dominick D.
  • Gianni G.
  • Zoe G.
  • Aara P.
  • Achu P.
  • Allison P.

First Grade

  • Daisy H.
  • Constance L.
  • Havya P.
  • Zion S.

Second Grade

  • Ruby A.
  • Benny F.
  • David F.
  • Rushikia G.
  • Mishika S.
  • Wyatt W.

Third Grade

  • Isha K.
  • Lillian S.

Fourth Grade

  • Sahasra A.

  • Trina C.

  • Nihira K.

  • Thanvi K.

  • Camden M.

  • Jackson M.

  • Milo M.

  • Adi P.

  • Thejas R.

Fifth Grade

  • Carter A.
  • Kenji C.
  • Tanisha C.
  • Andrew E.
  • Eloise M.
  • Carter S.
  • Julia S.
  • Leo V.

Special Spirit Day

Big picture

You Still Have Time

As of September 7, Lawrence Elementary had the greatest percentage of completed applications. Help us stay in the lead. Please complete this questionnaire if you haven't already done so (and feel comfortable with answering the questions). Thanks in advance for your participation.
Big picture

PTO: Wednesday, September 13

This meeting will be both in person and on Zoom.

Our Zoom link will be and the passcode is “labs2023”.

Please note: For the safety of all involved, before entering Zoom please change your name on Zoom. List your first name, last name, and student’s teacher name (e.g. Ray Ovsunshyne, Mrs. Plattner.) If these are not listed when logging in, you will not be allowed to enter Zoom. Thank you for your understanding as we do our best to keep our Labrador families safe.

Big picture

Picture Day on September 12

Dorian Photography will be on campus September 12. Please refer to the email from Dorian regarding specific details and online ordering.
Big picture

Fun Run

Fun Run is next week, September 15! Our labradors are already doing a fabulous job raising funds for our school! Many thanks to all the families who’ve registered and started collecting pledges and donations. We have already raised enough money for at least one school-wide prize and we are really close to earning that extra PJ Day!!

Haven’t had a chance to sign up yet? There is still time! Here’s how to sign up your labrador!

Follow the instructions on-screen to register Runner(s) and add family and friends

For more info about the prizes and running times go to,
and check out the events tab! Or download the form here. Download information about how to join Pledgestar here. Download the informational flyer here.

Big picture

After School Classes: Sign Up for Sports and/or Chess!

Our new Lawrence Elementary Afterschool Enrichment Program will start on September 25th. Registration information is available for our sports and chess classes at the link below. Details regarding the science class are not yet available -- we appreciate your patience as we finalize these awesome after-school experiences. If you have general questions, please contact our PTO Afterschool Enrichment Team at Spaces are limited, so be sure to sign up now!



Big picture
Big picture
Big picture

Lawrence Night with the San Jose Quakes on 10/21

Come support the San Jose Earthquakes in their last regular season home match. Quakes will be facing off against Austin FC on Oct 21st at 6pm. Use this link to purchase tickets to the match and sit with Lawrence Elementary students and families!

A portion of ticket proceeds will go back to Lawrence Elementary as a fundraiser for our fourth-grade field trip fund!

Did you know? That photo is of JT Marcinkowski, goalkeeper for the Quakes! He also happens to be the brother of our very own fourth-grade teacher, Miss Marcinkowski!

Big picture

Prize Donations for the Treasure Box

Throughout the days and weeks, students will be recognized for positive behaviors. They will have many opportunities to exchange "PAW Awards" for a prize in the treasure box. All new and gently used items are accepted in the office. Thanks in advance for your help with making the prize box exciting for students!
Big picture

Save the Date: Family Movie Night

Join us on the evening of Friday, September 29 for an Outdoor Family Movie Night right here at Lawrence! Details will be announced in next week’s lowdown!
Big picture
Big picture

Every Friday is Labrador Spirit Day

Wear your Labrador Spirit Wear, or any blue or gray clothing, every Friday to show off your Leading Labrador spirit! Purchase Spirit Wear here!
Big picture

Upcoming Events

September 11- Special Spirit Day (Wear Red, White, and Blue to honor Patriot Day on Sunday)

September 12-Picture Day

September 15- Lawrence Fun Run

September 22 - Fri-Yay Spirit Day- Wear Lawrence gear or Blue and Silver

September 29- Family Outdoor Movie Night

October 2- School Site Council at 4:00 p.m.

October 4- Special Spirit Day- Crazy Sock Day

October 6- No School

October 9-20- Early Release for Parent Conferences (1:10 TK/K and 1:30 Grades 1-5)

October 13 Fri-Yay Spirit Day- Wear Lawrence gear or Blue and Silver

October 20- Fri-Yay Spirit Day- Wear Lawrence gear or Blue and Silver

October 20- Wine Country Nights

October 21-San Jose Quakes Lawrence Community Night at 6:00 p.m.

October 27- Fri-Yay Spirit Day- Wear Lawrence gear or Blue and Silver

October 27- Trunk or Treat

November 1- No School for Students