News and Notes


  • Farewell to Ms. Ventura and Mr. Blair
      • Please join us on Wednesday June 7th , 5-6pm in the Library as we say good bye to Ms. Lorri Ventura Lawrence Special Education Team Facilitator who will be retiring, and to Mr. Warren Blair our Principal who will be returning to Colorado at the end of school year. Come mingle or share a moment and enjoy light snack and refreshments.
      • If you are familiar with Ms. Ventura’s work at Lawrence and would like to speak to all the great things she has done for special education at Lawrence or if you would like to say a couple of words to thank Mr. Blair for his service at Lawrence in the past year, we would like to hear from you. Please email
    • Lawrence Logo Wear on Sale
      • Last chance to buy Lawrence Logo Merchandise this year! Stop by our table in the school lobby before and after school all week, June 5-9 to pick up your Lawrence Gear. T-Shirt, Long Sleeves & Hats ($20), Sweatpants ($28), Waterbottles ($8), and Sports Necklace ($5)
    • Spring Picnic
      • Picnic is this Thursday June 8th at 6pm. Bring your family, pack a picnic basket or purchase pizza and join your friends for our spring picnic event.

        Volunteers to help with the picnic, as well as Cakes and baked goods for the cake walk are much appreciated.  Please visit if you can help out at the picnic or donate a baked good for the cake walk. Cakes can be dropped off early to the office in the morning of the picnic or just bring them to the picnic.

      • Please visit the SET-J table where we will display the SET-J trip poster of Ms. Jessica Gordon (Kindergarten teacher, the recipient for 2016-2017 SET-J grant). SET-J will be selling Lawrence favorite rice-balls, sorbet and yo-yo. All the proceed will support this SET-J trip.
    • The online purchase for Yearbook is now closed
      • If you have pre-purchased the yearbook, your child will receive their book in the classroom on Tuesday and Wednesday. There are only a few copies of the book left which will be available for purchase during the picnic.  Thank you so much for supporting the publication of the yearbook through your purchase.


    • Thank you to Keith Carson who organized and officated another successful Family Fun Run. Thank you to Jin Suk for the T-Shirt design and to Rick Rogers for being a Special Guest runner #1. Thanks to the Lawrence School families that participated, the volunteers, the Brookline Police Department, and our local retailers for their donations, Finagle a Bagel, Henry Bears Park, Down Under Yoga, 16 Handles, Marathon Sports, Heartbreak Hill Sports and B-line Fitness. See you next year!
    • Thank you to the Denise Baumann and Angela Stone for coordinating the Understanding our Differences program at Lawrence. Thank you to Nagmeh Ansari, Heather Hoganson, Hwahyun Lee, Peter Monopoli, Julie Park, Kathleen Scanlon, and Nicola Thompson for helping out with the last session with the fourth graders.
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