Principal’s Corner

Important Dates:
June 21 – 4:00 PM – 8th Grade Graduation
8th grade graduation is Wednesday, June 21 at 4PM with a reception in the front of the school beginning at approximately 5:15PM.  Please avoid the front of the school area after 3PM on the 21st.
Please help us by having kids remain in the playground area and to not disturb volunteers working after 3PM. No one should be entering the building after school between 2:45 and 3:45.
Front doors will be opened at 3:45PM to welcome 8th families to the auditorium for graduation.
June 23 – Last Day of School – noon – dismissal – Please Note – No lunch is served. Please also make arrangements for pick up!

Dear Lawrence Families,

This edition is bittersweet for me. I am sad that I need to go home and help my parents and yet am glad to be able to provide this support for them. I am honored to have been able to serve the Lawrence Community for the 2016-2017 school year. I will miss you all and I hope that I have made a small difference for our students, staff and families.
I’d like to share with you a poem that hangs in my home in Denver.

“I have a premonition that soars on silver wings,
It’s a dream of your accomplishments of many wondrous things.
I do not know beneath which sky or where you’ll challenge fate,
I only know it will be high,I only know it will be great.”Anonymous

Last week the Habit of Mind was REMAINING OPEN TO CONTINUOUS LEARNING. I think that’s appropriate for a sign off from me as a lifelong educator. I would encourage everyone to be a lifelong learner no matter how many candles they have on their birthday cake.

Here’s wishing you all the best in the future and have a safe summer!


Warren L. Blair

“What lies behind you and what lies ahead of you pales in comparison to what lies inside of you.” Ralph Waldo Emerson

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