Lawrence Public Schools is challenging all of us to pick up a book and read this summer! Families of remote students in grades 1 through 11 can pick up their summer reading bags from the main entrance of the Early Childhood Center (#4 School) on Tuesday, June 22 from 8AM-11AM or 1PM-3PM.
Dear Lawrence Students and Staff, NYS Governor’s office and the DOH have aligned guidance to schools with the CDC. Masks OUTDOORS on school grounds do NOT need to be worn. The option to wear a mask OUTDOORS is a choice. Indoors, masks must be worn. Teachers and staff will direct mask breaks in alignment with our reopening plan. Our reopening committee met quickly this morning to confirm the newest guidance. NO MASKS OUTDOORS ONLY Thank you for you cooperation and support of one another. Dr. Pedersen
We hope you will join us for tonight's live stream of the High School Broadway Showcase Revue "Human Connection-What We've Gained!" The live stream will begin at 7 PM. Please use this link to join: https://youtu.be/twn9c5rXJNE The link can also be found on our website and a reminder will be sent around 6:30PM.
Lawrence Music Tri-M music honor society recital showcased the depth and breadth of our talented student musicians. The entire music department staff have well prepared these amazing musicians. Performance is available on our channel through link posted.
Save the date! Broadway Showcase - https://youtu.be/twn9c5rXJNE Date: Thursday, May 27th. 7:00 PM Title: Human Connection: What We've Gained. A Musical Theatre Revue The Music and Drama Department at Lawrence High School Proudly Presents: Human Connection: What We've Gained. This musical theatre revue covers topics such as social emotional intelligence, communication, loss, struggle, triumph, and many of the beautiful things that we have gained over the course of the last year.
Good afternoon Lawrence Elementary School! Our Mental Wellness Spirit week begins on Monday, April 26th. Let's work together to learn about the importance of Mental and Physical Health on Academic Success! We will celebrate the many ways we can impact our brain and body in positive ways. On Friday, April 30th, students and staff will wear our matching T-shirts. Full remote learners, please watch for a message on how and when to pick up your shirt. A letter and flyer with the week’s events can be found at: https://core-docs.s3.amazonaws.com/documents/asset/uploaded_file/1222514/LES.pdf
Good morning Lawrence families. This Thursday (April 22nd), Northwell Health will be at the Five Towns Community Center distributing Coronavirus vaccines to individuals 18 years & older. Appointments are required and can be made online at https://northwellvaccine.force.com/s/?id=a1T4x000007TenCEAS
Good afternoon Lawrence families. The reopening committee reconvened to discuss new guidance issued last week by New York State Department of Health. A letter outlining the proposed changes is linked below. Please use the link found in the letter to complete a brief survey indicating your comfort level on each of the proposed changes by noon on Monday, April 19th. https://core-docs.s3.amazonaws.com/documents/asset/uploaded_file/1216054/Reopening_Plan_Changes.pdf
Good afternoon Lawrence families! We hope to see you and your students at 7PM on Google Meet for our Nutrition Night workshop with Izabella Levi focused on nutritious, balanced meals and building and maintaining a healthy lifestyle. Click this link at 7PM to join us: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/2658418216?pwd=bmxJZDZIUnd5MFdZcThGVmdETS80QT09 Meeting ID: 265 841 8216 Passcode: 1234
Good afternoon Lawrence families! Tomorrow will be Nutrition Night for Kindergarten through 6th Grade! Parents and students are encouraged to attend a virtual workshop tomorrow, April 15th, at 7 PM with nutritionist Izabella Levi. Izabella will share information with families on nutritious, balanced meals, to help their children build and maintain a healthy lifestyle. This fun, interactive workshop emphasizes the importance of healthy eating. Click this link tomorrow at 7PM to join us: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/2658418216?pwd=bmxJZDZIUnd5MFdZcThGVmdETS80QT09 Meeting ID: 265 841 8216 Passcode: 1234
Good afternoon Lawrence families! The current grant Lawrence received to provide Hotspots to families in need will be expiring after this year. We are in the process of applying for a new grant that will allow students and their families who do not have internet access at home to receive internet for free through AT&T through June 2022. The application can be completed tomorrow from 12-4PM at Lawrence Primary (#2) School by the gym doors. The application, and more information on the program, can also be found at https://core-docs.s3.amazonaws.com/documents/asset/uploaded_file/1181806/AT_T_Application_Waiver.pdf
Let’s Finish 2021 Stronger Together Let’s make this a great final marking period. Whether your child learns remotely at home with you or in class with his or her teacher, it is critical that he or she attends all classes for the entire session, with the camera on (school rule), and turns in all work completed. Please help your child meet with school success and prepare for next year. If you have questions, please call the office at (516) 812-6121 or (516) 812-6122.
Lawrence Families, Jon Rice from NYS Office of Mental Health will present to parents of students in grades K-6 tonight. In these challenging times, Jon is a great resource for us as we support our children. It’s a good hour workshop, I hope you will join. Here is the link to use at 7pm https://meetny.webex.com/meetny/j.php?MTID=m7c9e470d2adbf76ed247f1309b08614b
Beginning tomorrow, Wednesday March 17, the times for meal distribution at the Primary (#2) School will be 9 AM - 11:15 AM.
We thank the CommUNITY coalition for this opportunity : Tuesday, March 16th at 7:30 pm via zoom An important and inspiring Women’s Career Empowerment Roundtable. Here is the link to register: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZwrcu2prTwrEtG0j9QNq2Q9-CC7PqiKtuqR
Lawrence Public Schools will be closed for winter break and reopen Monday Feb22nd. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org for any COVID questions or to report any cases. Remember please that travel out of state requires quarantine. Stay safe and stay well.
Check the news section of the District website or app to read all about the exciting things taking place in the Lawrence Music Department!
Good afternoon Lawrence We are returning to our hybrid in person school tomorrow, Wednesday February 2nd. Please be safe as the melting snow and dropping temperatures may make some icing conditions. Our facilities crew has done a great job prepping the buildings and we appreciate them. Today we report 3 new COVID cases, 2 at LES with no close contacts and one at the HS requiring close contacts to quarantine. We must stay diligent to the safety protocols. We appreciate all you are doing to keep one another healthy and safe. Dr. Pedersen
Lawrence Families, Tuesday February 2nd will be a full remote instructional day. The snow continues to fall and we hope everyone is safe and warm. There is NO in person school on Tuesday, it will be a remote day with live remote instruction. Thank you Dr Pedersen
Monday February 1st will be a snowy day!Lawrence will have NO in-person instruction and NO live remote instruction. Our learners WILL be able to log into their google classrooms to see postings from their teachers. We want our learners to have fun in the snow, be safe, but also to check in remotely with their google classroom. Thank you. Be safe, always. Dr. Pedersen