April 5, 2018
* IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENTS *
Red & White Night
Due to the recent snow days, Red & White Night has been rescheduled for Tuesday, April 10th. This is the big finale, and the events of the evening will determine which team will win this year's crown. Some events scheduled include an obstacle course, dodge ball, 3-on-3 basketball, oreo face race, human hungry hungry hippos, jail break, and more!
Don't forget to pick up your Madness shirt (your ticket in to the event) for only $5 in the school store. Listen each morning for the daily trivia question for your chance to win a free shirt!
Anyone who attends Red and White Night will have a chance to win two free concert tickets to see ECHOSMITH on April 27th in Philadelphia!
Conference Scheduling Portal - Closing Soon
Note: Please disregard the AM listed next to the conference times in the scheduling portal. We apologize for any confusion but thank you for your understanding.
* BRAG BAG *
The Arts Department is at it Again!
We have some more good news to share with you on behalf of our amazingly talented artists!
Emily Mah, Justin Featherston, and Yulduz Masharifova had their work accepted for publication in Aspirations 2018, Mercer County Community College's journal of literary and visual arts for area high school students. The students will be recognized on Thursday, 4/26 at 6:30 p.m. in the Kelsey Theater at MCCC (they were also featured in a recent edition of Lawrence QuickNews).
Yuldez Mashaiforiva, Kasiah Harrison, Adam Cymerman, Justin Rosati-Cuyugan, and Annie Yao, and Emily Mah were accepted into the Mercer County Youth Art Month Show at Artworks in Trenton. Their work will be exhibited until April 16, 2018.
Congratulations to these students and the entire art department for their talent and dedication to the arts!
A Scholar in Our Midst
Junior Anusha Aggarwal has been selected to participate in this summer's Governor's School of Engineering & Technology at the Rutgers University School of Engineering!
High school juniors who have distinguished themselves with outstanding skills and unusual interests and abilities in the field are nominated for this elite program by their respective schools. Anusha was selected to participate by a panel of professors, researchers, and educators at Rutgers.
As a Governor's Scholar, Anusha will spend four weeks on campus, free of charge, taking four academic classes, completing an intensive research and/or design project in a group of 3-5 students, going on site visits to local corporations, meeting professionals from across the state, and working with equally talented peers with similar interests. Congratulations, Anusha!
Off and Running
The LHS girls track team recently competed at Rebel Relays, their first meet of the season.
The freshmen girls relay team of Taniel Baldwin, Lanae Lopez, Donjai McClinton, and Jah'nek Fuller placed 3rd in the 4 x 100, while the freshman/sophomore team of Fuller, Baldwin, Lopez, and Katie Toole placed 2nd in the 4 x 200. Varsity girls Funmi Aka-Bashorun, Sarah Simeus and Khalin Hemingway took 2nd in the High Jump Relay.
Check out the most recent edition of Lawrence Quick News here for more photos!
* COMING UP *
Spring Movie Night
*Students in grades 2 and under must be accompanied by an adult.*
Let's Rock this Joint
The LHS STEM Academy is offering an all new Geology Seminar Series, a roster of four workshops that have been occurring once per week over a span of five weeks!
Each week concentrates on a different aspect of Geological Sciences. A lab or hands-on activity is incorporated into every session. All district employees, high school students, and middle school students are welcome to attend. See flyer for information about each session and a link to register. Classes are limited to the first 25 people.
See Gwenn Andahazy or Kathy Buck for more information.
Athletics Recruiting Realities
The CVC Athletic Directors are sponsoring an athletic recruiting realities workshop, open to all LMS and LHS student-athletes and parents. This program provides answers in a straightforward, no nonsense, entertaining 50-minute presentation.
"The Realities of College Athletic Recruiting"
Presented by Jack Renkens
Lawrence High School - Auditorium
Tuesday, April 10, 2018 at 7:00 p.m.
Jack Renkens (former college coach and recruiting expert) has helped thousands of families around the country head down the right path of finding scholarships. Often it's down a path they didn't know existed.
Check out the Recruiting Realities website at www.recruitingrealities.com.
Job Fair - Rescheduled
DECA Volleyball Night
* SENIOR SCOOP *
Check your emails, Naviance, or guidance office for the latest Scholarship Bulletin. There are many local, regional, and national scholarships available to qualified applicants for two- and four-year colleges, and vocational-technical schools. Apply to as many scholarships as possible for which you are eligible.
You and your parents should also submit the FAFSA application (free government application for financial aid). For further information about the FAFSA go to www.fafsa.ed.gov. You may also want to check out www.finaid.org or www.scholarshipowl.com for more scholarship information.
* FUNDRAISERS *
Philly soft pretzels are sold every Monday after school in staff sign-in for just $1!
Slices of pizza are on sale every Thursday after school for $2. Proceeds benefit the classes of 2019 and 2020!
Donuts and Muffins
Donuts and muffins will be on sale every Friday morning for just $1 in staff sign-in!
PTO Coupon Books
Visit the PTO store HERE to purchase Wawa shortie coupons and coupon books through Save Around and Kids Stuff, where you can save at hundreds of merchants in the local and surrounding areas!
Bucks for Books
LHS DECA is collecting books for all ages! Please bring any donations to Room 131.
LTEF Coupon Cards