Athletics

Intramurals: Grades 3rd-8th
Intramurals is a free opportunity for students to be active at Lawrence School.  The P.E. teachers organize before and after school activities based on student interest.  In the past we have had Double Dutch, open gym for basketball and tennis outside on the tennis courts.

September to June:

  • Early Morning Sports Tuesdays and Thursdays located in the big gym (grades 3-8)​
  • Middle School Open Gym Friday located in the big gym (grades 6-8)

Time: 7:00 a.m. – 7:50 a.m.

 

Town-wide Athletic Opportunities: Grades 5th- 8th
The town of Brookline sponsors all eight elementary schools the opportunity to compete in two town-wide athletic opportunities, cross country in the fall and track and field in the spring, practices and the meet are free of charge.

 Fall: Cross Country
The P.E. staff works together to help prepare students to run/jog one-mile. The final meet will be held at Larz Anderson Park.

  • Dates: Fall (mid-September to mid-October)
  • Expectations: Students are encouraged to attend as many practices as possible. Students are welcomed to participant in all practices but in order to compete they are required to commit to at least 2 practices and have the ability to run/jog one mile.
  • Practices:  The P.E. staff will hold practices before and after school a few weeks prior to the meet.  The practices are designed to gradually increase student’s cardiovascular endurance and build upon muscular strength and endurance in order for students to get their best one-mile time.
  • Size of Team: Schools are allowed to take as many participants as they would like, we as the P.E. staff will make a decision based on student ability, effort, sportsmanship and participation.  A list of participants will be posted one week prior to meet to let the students and faculty know.
  • Permission slips:  Students who are chosen for the meet will be given a permission slip to be filled out by the parent and returned to the P.E. staff.

 

Spring:  Track and Field
The P.E. staff collaborates in an effort to train, teach and prepare students to compete in a track and field meet against all other seven elementary schools.  The 5th & 6th grade students compete on one day with girls competing against girls and boys competing and against boys.  As well as the 7th & 8th grade, for example all 7th grade girls will compete only against the other 7th grade girls in the district with the one exception being the 4 X 100m relay.

  • Dates: Spring (mid-April to mid-May)
  • Expectations: Students are encouraged to attend as many practices as possible. Students are welcomed to participant in all practices but in order to compete they are required to commit to at least 2 practices.
  • Practices:  The P.E. staff will hold practices before and after school a few weeks prior to the meet.  The practices are designed to gradually increase student’s cardiovascular endurance and build upon muscular strength and endurance in order for students to compete at their best ability.
  • Size of Team: The P.E. staff will make decisions based on students behavior, effort and data taken during practices and place students into events.  There are only 3 allotted slots per event so cuts may have to be made.  Students at max can compete in 3 events, very seldom does this occur but students may compete in one track, one field and the relay.  Most often students will be represented in one event.  A list of participants will be posted one week prior to meet to let the students and faculty know.
  • Permission slips:  Students who are chosen for the meet will be given a permission slip to be filled out by the parent and returned to the P.E. staff.

 

Extramurals:  Grades 7th & 8th
Extramurals is a league designed for 7th and 8th graders to compete against the other Brookline Elementary schools.  There is an activities fee for participants, however there are scholarships available to families who may need it.

 Fall: Co-ed Volleyball
All students who are interested in being apart of the Lawrence School team should try out.  Students do not need to have past volleyball experience.  The goal is to create an opportunity for students to be active, be apart of a team and learn the basic skills, rules and strategies of Volleyball.

  • Dates:  Sept. 18 – Nov.16, Playoffs Nov.  19, 20
  • Practices/Games:  All games will be held on Wednesday and practice day will be determined by the coach.
  • Size of Team: 16 (Two try-outs prior to season to determine team).
  • Expectations: Students interested in competing and representing the Lawrence School must obey and sign the Lawrence Contract.
  • Registration:  – Need to register on line at https://www.familyid.com and submit physical prior to tryouts.
  • Concussion course:  ALL Coaches, coordinators, players and parents must complete the online concussion course.  The course is free and takes about 30 minutes. http://www.nfhslearn.com/electiveDetail.aspx?courseID=15000
  • Cost:  $85.00, scholarships are available.
  • Schedule: A practice and game schedule will be provided by the coach.

 

Winter:  Girls Basketball and Boys Basketball
During Winter Extramurals there are two separate teams, the girls team and the boys teams.

  • Dates:  December 3rd – February 13th, Playoffs March 5,6 (boys), March 4,6 (girls)
  • Practices/Games:  All games will be held on Wednesday and each team will have two days of practice (determined after try-outs).
  • Size of Team: 15 (Two try-outs prior to season to determine team)
  • Expectations: Students interested in competing and representing the Lawrence School must obey and sign the Lawrence Contract.
  • Registration:  – Need to register on line at https://www.familyid.com and submit physical prior to tryouts.
  • Concussion course:  ALL Coaches, coordinators, players and parents must complete the online concussion course.  The course is free and takes about 30 minutes. http://www.nfhslearn.com/electiveDetail.aspx?courseID=15000
  • Cost:  $100.00, scholarships are available.
  • Roster:  Once team has been determined a roster will be posted on the white board outside the P.E. office.
  • Schedule: A practice and game schedule will be provided by the coach.

 

Spring:  Co-ed Indoor Soccer
Soccer at Lawrence School has built a solid reputation around the hard work of their players and the fierce dedication of the coaching staff, Mr. Ward and Ms. Alper. They enjoy developing students’ skills, teaching new strategies and collaborating as a Co-Ed force! 

  • Dates:  March 11-May 8  (8 weeks, then playoffs May 13, 15)
  • Practices/Games:  All games will be held on Wednesday and one practice day per week, determined after try-outs.
  • Size of Team: 16 (Two try-outs prior to season to determine team)
  • Expectations: Students interested in competing and representing the Lawrence School must obey and sign the Lawrence Contract.
  • Registration:  – Need to register on line at https://www.familyid.com and submit physical prior to tryouts.
  • Concussion course:  ALL Coaches, coordinators, players and parents must complete the online concussion course.  The course is free and takes about 30 minutes. http://www.nfhslearn.com/electiveDetail.aspx?courseID=15000
  • Cost:  $85.00, scholarships are available.
  • Schedule: A practice and game schedule will be provided by the coach after try-outs.