News and Notes

  • Listening Session with Superintendent Bott
    • Tuesday, March 6, to Wednesday, March 7 from 7:30-8:30 pm at Lawrence School.  This will be an opportunity for parents, teachers, and other members of the Lawrence community to share their thoughts with Superintendent Bott and the rest of the community about the future Lawrence Principal.
  • Summary of the Brookline Selectmen’s Public Hearing about a Tax Override to benefit the Brookline School District
    • Last Tuesday night (2/27/18), at Town Hall, the Brookline Selectmen conducted a Public Hearing to provide the public with the opportunity to voice their concerns or support for a proposed tax override to supplement the School District’s budget and address challenges resulting from enrollment growth among other things.  Click here to read the full summary provided by Amanda Gordon and Ines Costa Dias.
  • Kids’ Rally to Support Jenelle Ambroise. 
    • Please join us on Tuesday, March 6th at 2:45pm – 3:15pm. It’s an opportunity for Lawrence kids (and families) to express their love and appreciation for someone who brightened their day in the cafeteria.  We’ll congregate near the four-square courts and march around the Lawrence school track.  Bring a sign or just bring yourselves and a good attitude!  Rain location:  Lawrence School lobby.
  • 2018 PTO Play – The Averagers
    • March 21, 22 and 23 at 7:00 pm . Come see this year’s PTO play, The Averagers, a fun filled, action packed story of group of ordinary people whose dreams of being superheroes comes true, with hilarious results.
  • Online Auction
  • Phonathon
    • Thank you to everyone that has made a donation to this year’s phonathon, the PTO’s largest fundraiser. Our goal is for 100% participation from parents and caregivers. If you haven’t already done so, please click here to show your support with a donation. Click here to learn more about this important fundraiser and how funds raised make a positive impact on our community.
  • Used Book Fair is May 21 – May 23


  • International Night
  • Spring Picnic, Thursday, June 7
    • We are also looking for an Event Coordinator for the Spring Picnic scheduled for
      Thursday, June 7 (Rain date: Tuesday, June 12th). Please email if interested.
  • Maker Space Donations
    • As part of populating the new ‘Makerspace‘, we would like to ask families if they could donate or purchase some needed seed materials/items throughout the month of November. Please take a look at our Amazon wish-list and contribute if you can:


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Newsletter Editors:

Harold Price
Nora Renthal
Deputy Editor
Mike Blaney
PTO Co-President

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