Lawrence continues to prepare our school buildings as we await the NYS Education Department guidance for school reopening in September. Our hand sanitizer delivery has arrived and cleaning crews are working hard to prepare the buildings. Their work and the patience of our families and staff are appreciated.
The Lawrence High School Virtual Graduation can be found at https://tinyurl.com/LHSVirtualGraduation Information on how to download the video can be found in the "Lawrence High School Class of 2020 Virtual Graduation" article in the News section. Congratulations to the Class of 2020!
To view the ceremony, log on to: https://www.vegovirtual.com/lawrence between 7-7:30 PM and enter the password: 2020grad
Good Evening, Lawrence High School, please click on the link below to view this year's Senior Virtual Sports Award Ceremony! https://youtu.be/bTBjIUTFbq8 Congratulations once again to the Class of 2020!
Good Afternoon LHS Seniors and Families, Please see the News section of the LHS website for updated information regarding our graduation ceremony for the Class of 2020. Questions? Please reach out to Mr. Ballantyne, the 12th grade Assistant Principal or myself. Congratulations to our soon-to-be graduates! Thank you, Dr. Lagnado-Papp
Good Afternoon, I have always been proud to work at Lawrence High School. I believe in the motto Diversity, Pride and Tradition and I think the students and staff represent the best of those values.Recent events in our country, the murder of George Floyd and all of the subsequent protests, during a worldwide Pandemic, have left us all with many emotions and feelings. I would like to invite you to join with me and some of our support staff for a 10th grade assembly tomorrow morning at 9:15. If you have class and would like to be excused I will notify your teacher. This is an opportunity for you to make your voice heard. We are here to listen. You can use the link for this google classroom, hope to see you then.
Good Evening LHS Students & Families, Reminder: Tomorrow, June 12th textbook and instrument drop-off, drive-up style at the back of the school building at the gym 8AM - 11AM - 11th Grade Only Any 12th grader who has not yet picked up their cap & gown, may do so tomorrow. Thank you, Dr. Lagnado-Papp
Good Afternoon LHS Students & Families, Reminder: Tomorrow, June 11th textbook and instrument drop-off, dri1ve-up style at the back of the school building at the gym 8AM - 11AM - 9th Grade Only 11AM - 2PM - 10th Grade Only Any 12th grader who did not pick up their cap & gown today, may do so tomorrow. Dr. Lagnado-Papp
Good Afternoon LHS Students & Families, Reminder: Tomorrow, Wednesday, June 10th 9AM - 2PM Graduation cap & gown pickup. Cars can drive to the gymnasium at the back of our school to return Chromebooks, textbooks and calculators. Then continue driving around the school to the cafeteria for cap & gown and yearbook pickup. Congratulations to our LHS Graduates!! Dr. Lagnado-Papp
In these challenging times we would like to make families aware of an increase to the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP). If families already get SNAP benefits, additional funding will be sent to the benefit card. Any family NOT already receiving SNAP, but qualifying for the school Free and Reduced lunch program will be mailed a card that will be able to be used in the same way. There will be payments for March and April, and another for May and June. The funding stream is not from DSS, rather from the Office of Temporary Disability Services. Families will not have to apply separately for this benefit.
Hello Seniors and Parents, I hope you are all well. Tomorrow, Friday, May 22nd from 8AM-2PM will be Senior Sign Pickup, drive-up style at the front of LHS. Congratulations on your upcoming graduation! Be well, Dr. Lagnado-Papp
The Lawrence Public Schools would like to inform you that there will be a Nassau County food distribution to Lawrence/Inwood residents tomorrow, Thursday, May 21st at 12 noon. If you are a Lawrence/Inwood resident in need of food please come to Lawrence Early Childhood Center #4 School 87 Wanser Ave. in Inwood. Please ensure to wear a mask, practice social distancing and bring a shopping bag and/or shopping cart. This is an additional food distribution. Any food distribution currently be done by your school district is still occurring. Food is while supplies last.
Seniors.. Your signs for your homes should be arriving this week along with more details on pick up for graduation caps and gowns and times for your photos. We will be honoring your Graduation in many ways including a virtual ceremony. Stay tuned and stay strong. Class of 2020, you are outstanding. Dr Pedersen
See the link below for some virtual SUNY college events taking place! https://www.suny.edu/attend/events/
Attention AP students: AP exams begin on Monday May 11th, good luck. Be sure to watch the demo on the college board website and check your email. Be ready to “enter” the testing room 30 minutes before the exam.
Good Afternoon LHS Students and Families, Reminder: Tomorrow, Friday, May 8th Locker Contents Pick Up Day 8AM-3PM, drive-up style at the gymnasium doors in the back of the LHS building. Be well, Dr. Lagnado-Papp
Good Evening LHS Students & Families, I hope you and your families are well. We will be holding another Locker Contents Pick Up Day on Friday, May 8th 8AM-3PM, driveup style at the back of the school by the gymnasium Be well, Dr. Lagnado-Papp
Dear Lawrence Families, We all share great pride in our students. To acknowledge the success of the class of 2020, please consider taking part in a Long Island wide event. You can do this by flickering your house lights and making noise (banging pots and pans) at your door for 20 minutes beginning at 8:20 p.m. tonight. (20:20 military time) . May 1st is Senior commitment day, when college acceptances are due and we want our seniors to know they have the support of our community. Stay socially distant but show your emotional connection to these fine students. Dr. Pedersen
Good Afternoon LHS Students & Families, Our 3rd quarter ends today, so please remember to submit all assigned work to your teachers before the end of the day. Stay healthy & safe, Dr. Lagnado-Papp
Food Resources Available Please use this link or visit our news section for information about additional food resources during the Covid-19 Pandemic: https://docs.google.com/document/d/141EGRbFUFyRk5yBoWe_bVUidl8pGSF-k0jE_JHAfiY0/edit?usp=sharing
Look towards the future and Register for the SUNY Virtual College Fairs below! https://www.suny.edu/attend/events/virtual-college-fair/
Dear Lawrence Families, The Governor has announced that school will be closed until at least May 15th. Please stay connected with your teachers and our social emotional support teams during this period of “NY Pause”. Following social distancing guidelines remains our shared responsibility . We are proud of our students for their academic work ethic and for handling the tremendous emotional pressure of this crisis. Reach out for support, be strong and be well Thank you. Dr Pedersen
Attention Lawrence Families, the food distribution schedule has changed. The new schedule is: Monday pick up is for Monday & Tuesday, Wednesday pick up is for Wednesday & Thursday, and Friday pick up is for Friday & the weekend. Pick up times & locations have not changed.
Students Grades 9-11: Check out the information below! Strive Virtual College Exploration Week Monday, April 20 - Thursday, April 23, 2020 300+ colleges from 44 states and 10 countries Free! Registration for students and parents is now live: www.strivescan.com/virtuals
Good Afternoon LHS Families, There will be no live classes held through iTutor from Wednesday 4/8/20 - Friday 4/10/20. Students should check their teachers' Google Classrooms for assignments. Be well, Dr. Lagnado-Papp
Food distribution will continue through Thursday this week. To allow for the holiday, food for Thursday through Monday will be distributed on Thursday. This will be 10 meals per student. Please bring something to take the food home in. Daily distribution will resume on Tuesday.
Good Afternoon LHS Families, I hope you are well. Monday, April 6th Live instruction on iTutor will begin in all Social Studies classes. As per the schedule posted on our website, Monday will be periods 1-4, Tuesday will be periods 5-8 and so forth. Thank you, Dr. Lagnado-Papp
All students should be enrolled in their google classrooms and I Tutor courses. If you need help please reach out to your teacher, guidance counselor and/or your AP. Stay safe and stay home.
Keep your mind and body healthy during the quarantine and remember to reach out to your counselor if you are in need of extra support! Access the Guidance Wellness Center https://tinyurl.com/sellhs
Dear Lawrence High School Families, Thursday as Friday locker pick up will enable our facilities department to further clean the buildings. Social distancing rules are enforced at this time. Drive or walk up to the back of the building where you will give your name and locker number. Bagged belongings will be passed across a six foot table. It has come to my attention that many of our High School students are socially gathering during this pandemic . This is unsafe and not in compliance with State and Federal orders. Stay Home and stay safe. In any exception that you leave your home, such as locker pick up, follow strictly the social distancing six foot rule. Thank you Dr. Pedersen
Good Afternoon LHS, Lockers are being cleaned out today by LHS staff. All belongings will be bagged and labeled with the student's name. Locker content pick up: Thursday, April 2nd - Grade 9 8AM-11AM & Grade 10 12PM-3PM Friday, April 3rd - Grade 11 8AM-11AM & Grade 12 12PM-3PM
Good Afternoon LHS Families, I hope you are well. Tomorrow, April 1st Live instruction on iTutor will begin for all English classes. If students have any technological issues, please email firstname.lastname@example.org for assistance. Thank you, Dr. Lagnado-Papp
Information on available Day Care Centers in Nassau County for Children of First Responders' & Emergency Healthcare Workers can be found at https://5il.co/e8x2
Good Afternoon LHS Families, The Superintendent's office sent notification that we must return to a start time of 9:00AM due to district-wide scheduling conflicts. The schedule is on the LHS website. Thank you for your understanding during this challenging time. Dr. Lagnado-Papp
Good Morning LHS, Reminder: If your Chromebook is in school, you may pick it up tomorrow, Friday, March 27th 9AM-11:00AM. You will give your locker number and combination to a custodian who will retrieve your Chromebook and bring it out to your car. Be well, Dr. Lagnado-Papp
Any LHS student who left their Chromebook at school can come to the front entrance at the High School on Friday, March 27, between 9am - 11am. Tell the custodian the locker number and combination. The custodian will retrieve the device. Lawrence thanks our hardworking custodial staff who are keeping our building clean and safe. Thank you Dr. Pedersen
Dear Lawrence Families, Please see the recent update in the News section of the High School website regarding the Distance Learning schedule.
Dear LHS Families, the administrators and I hope you are all healthy and safe. We are working with our Superintendent to determine the next steps for our school. More information to come. Free Breakfast/Lunch for all begins tomorrow at #2 & #4 Schools. Be Well, Dr. Lagnado-Papp
Lawrence has no cases of Coronavirus at this time, but out of an abundance of caution, all after-school activities are canceled until further notice.
Good afternoon LHS families. Please see the news section of the LHS website or app for a letter from the Superintendent and Principal regarding concerns about the Coronavirus.
Good morning Lawrence families. As of Tuesday morning, Lawrence still has no reports of exposure or diagnosis of the coronavirus. Please visit the news section of the district website or app for an update from the Superintendent.
Attention Students! Have you been using the technology we have to offer to stay organized and up to date? 1. Check your @lawrence.org email for updates about news and upcoming events. 2. Log on to your student portal where you can see your updated grades! Questions? Come ask!
Please note that the Love Your Life Concert will begin tonight at 7:30 in the LHS Auditorium to allow for our students to support the boys basketball game at the playoff game at Calhoun HS, and still be able to participate in the performances!
Congrats to Lawrence FB Players and Alumni Joe Capobianco and Jordan Fredericks on being named to Newsday‘s Top 100 Male Athletes for the past decade ‘10-‘19 https://www.newsday.com/sports/high-school/top-li-high-school-athletes-2010s-boys-1.40194091
David Manara, Patrick Cave, Michael Giordonello and Josiah Reed being honored at the Gridiron Dinner At Crest Hollow. Coach Supple, Coach Frawley and Coach Urio celebrate with our honorees. David Manara: All County, Academic All Conference, Martone Award Nominee Josiah Reed: All Conference Patrick Cave: County Unsung Hero Award Winner Michael Giordonello: National Football Foundation Scholar Athlete Award
It was quite a successful year for the boys' soccer team. Among being Conference A3 Co-Champions Class ‘A’ Final Four, there were many individual and team honors received. We are very proud of this group of dedicated young men. Below is a list of accomplishments: Auricio Puerto Quintanilla, Sr. - All County, Conference Player of the Year, All State, All Region, All American Alan Martinez, Jr. - All County, Conference Offensive Player of the Year Danny Reyes, Sr. - All County Frank Echeverria, Soph. - Hon. Mention All County Gabe Viera, Soph. - Hon. Mention All County Ozzy Canales, Jr. - All Conference Jose Garcia, Jr. - All Conference Jesus Moran, Jr. - All Conference Angelo Puerto-Quintanilla, Soph. - All Conference Coach Patrick Leary - Conference Coach of the Year CONGRATULATIONS TO ALL!
Are you ready? Winter Sports begin on the following dates: Tuesday, 11/12: Wrestling, B & G Bowling and Gymnastics Monday, 11/18 High School - B & G Basketball and Indoor Track Reminder, all student athletes must be registered online at FinalForms and have all forms completed and signed by their parent/guardian and themselves. In addition, you must have a valid Physical (Completed within the past 12 months) on file with the Nurse. To Register for FinalForms or complete and sign the forms, please go to https://lawrence-ny.final forms.com
Check out the colleges visiting LHS next week and for the rest of November! 11/6-SUNY New Paltz 11/7- Montclair State 11/8- Deadline to Register for ACT 11/12- SUNY Geneseo 11/13- Sacred Heart 11/14- UMASS 11/15- Manhattan 11/18- Univ of New Haven 11/19- Johnson and Wales
Seniors! Use this 3 day weekend to complete your college applications. This includes tech/vocational/community school. We want to see all of the seniors stop in the guidance office next week to provide your counselor with a college app update! Must be done by Thanksgiving!
SUNY Brockport is hosting an Instant Decision Day at the SUNY Welcome Center on 42nd Street across from Bryant Park on Saturday, November 23 from 11 am to 2 pm. Sit down one-on-one with an admissions counselor, talk about their application, and get a decision on the spot!
Check out the great article about Varsity Girls Soccer in the LI Herald http://liherald.com/fivetowns/stories/positive-steps-for-lawrence,119001?sfns=mo
Attention Seniors! On Thursday, October 3rd, at 6:30, we will be hosting a college planning night event. Seniors and their parents are encouraged to attend. Please do not miss out on all that you need to know about applying for college admission.
Reminder to all seniors and families: Financial Aid Planning Night is MONDAY 9/23 from 6:30- 8 PM. Take advantage of this valuable opportunity!!
Congrats to Senior Dave Manara, as he was nominated for the USA Football’s Heart of Gold Award, presented by the Hospital for Special Surgery and NY Giants. He needs our support in voting for him to be a finalist for this prestigious award. Please vote here at http://www.usafootball.com/hoagvote Voting starts tonight, 9/19 at 5:00 PM and will run through 10/13 at 11:59 PM. You may vote once every 24 hours, per device. LET’S SUPPORT DAVID AND SHOW OUR LAWRENCE PRIDE!!
In order to provide our students with a safe environment that's ideal for learning, we have updated our Electronics and ID policies for the 2019-20 school year. Head to the Parent Resources section of our app/site to learn more. They will be fully enforced beginning Monday, 9/16
Upcoming college fairs: 1) Fall College Expo Saturday 9/14 from 12- 3 PM @ SUNY Old Westbury 2) NACAC National College Fair Sunday 9/15 from 11-3 PM @ NYCB Live, Home of the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum
First Day of Practice and Tryouts for Varsity & JV Sports begin on Monday, 8/26/19 ARE YOU READY? - Varsity & JV Girls Volleyball - 8:00 AM at LHS - Varsity & JV Girls Soccer - 9:00 AM at LHS - Varsity Boys & Girls Cross Country - 9:00 AM at LHS - Varsity & JV Cheerleading - 10:00 AM at LHS - Varsity & JV Boys Soccer - 5:00 PM at LHS - Varsity Boys Volleyball - 6:00 PM at LHS - Varsity Girls Tennis - 9:00 AM at LMS Tennis Courts **Reminder, Every Student Athlete and Parent/Guardian must register with FinalForms online in order for any student to be cleared to play a Sport this Fall!! To Register for Final Forms, please go to https://lawrence-ny.finalforms.com
Attention Class of 2020 Students and Parents! Announcing our free SAT Prep for all Seniors! See flyers below and register here: https://tinyurl.com/LHSSATPREPRSVP
Attention All Student Athletes and Parents: New Sports Registration and Clearance Procedures!! We are excited to announce that the Athletics Dept. has launched Final Forms, an online forms system that will reduce repetitive paperwork for families. The forms can be signed and completed from your computer, tablet or Mobile Device. In addition, all students wishing to participate in a District Sport (Grades 7-12) must have a Sports Physical on file and completed annually. Sports Start Dates: - Varsity and JV Football Begin 8/19/19 - All other Fall Varsity & JV Sports Begin 8/26/19
Attention All 12th Graders!! Free SAT/ACT preparation is coming! First, take a mock SAT to be held at LHS on Thursday, August 22nd 9AM-1PM. Receive your score and access to iTutor SAT a week later at a parent/student meeting on Thursday, August 29th at 7PM. iTutor SAT is a brand new online SAT/ACT preparation program. This new program, with the largest bank of questions, will automatically score your practice questions with an explanation of the correct answers, provide strategies on how to get the correct answers and teach fast-reading techniques. Come Thursday, August 22nd to start!! Breakfast and a snack will be served! Giveaways and a raffle will be held, plus earn HERO points! Please RSVP for August 22nd by calling the Guidance Office 516-295-8030
Varsity & JV Football Begin in less than 2 weeks: Monday, 8/19 - - JV Football At 9:15 AM at LHS - Varsity Football At 5:30 PM at LHS Monday, 8/26 - All other Fall Sports Every Student Athlete and Parent/Guardian Must Register with FinalForms Online in order to be cleared to play a sport this fall and must have a valid Sports Physical (**Completed within the past 12 months ) in file with the Nurse To Register for Final Forms, please go to https://Lawrence-ny.finalforms.com
Reminder - Lawrence High School Has New Sports Registration & Clearance Procedures. Every Student Athlete and Parent/Guardian must register with Final Forms online in order to be cleared to play a sport during the 2019-2020 school year. Click here to register: https://www.lawrence.org/o/lawrence-school-district/page/final-forms--35
Attention families of Juniors & Seniors, Lawrence has an exciting new opportunity for SAT preparation. More information will be posted on the High School Website in the coming weeks.
We invite you to join us as we honor our Senior Student Athletes at the Senior Athletic Awards Ceremony on Monday, 6/3 at 6:30 PM in the LHS Cafeteria **Senior Student Athletes must see or E-mail Mr. Gordon at email@example.com to confirm sports played from 9th-12th Grades (V and JV) by Friday, 5/24 to have their Plaques ordered
Seniors: The Excelsior Scholarship application is live with a deadline of August 15th! https://www.hesc.ny.gov/pay-for-college/financial-aid/types-of-financial-aid/nys-grants-scholarships-awards/the-excelsior-scholarship.html
Lawrence DECA made another nice run to get to the International competition that was just held in Orlando, Florida. The students in the picture did an amazing job to get to this level. From l to r congratulations to: Luke & Brooke Kirchner on competing in the category of Integrated Marketing Campaign Service. Danielle Hance on competing in the category of Hospitality & Tourism Professional Selling. Amil Virani on competing in the category of Financial Consulting. In this great 14 year run for Lawrence DECA, I have taken 30 different students, several multiple times, making the finals 5 times and placing 4th in the world twice. Please note that there were a record 22,000 people at this DECA Conference.
We would like to extend a special congratulations to the students who attended the finals of the Long Island Math Fair on Friday, April 12th. 8 students earned medals, the most medals earned by Lawrence High School in over 10 years.
Field Trip Opportunity open to all 11th grade students and parents to New York Mets College Prep Day! Find out more: http://lawrenceny.apptegy.us/o/lawrence-high-school/browse/53592
Senior students and parents!! New York Islanders Captain Anders Lee has also announced a scholarship in honor of his friend Fenov! Find out more here: http://www.jamkancerinthekan.com/Fenov-Scholarships/#
Happy Weekend LHS!!! Best of Luck to Senior John Loughlin at the NYS HS Bowling Championship!! Read more in the LI Herald: http://www.liherald.com/fivetowns/stories/bowling-for-a-state-crown,112473
Lawrence Public Schools honoring First Responders Michael Spinelli, Pat Frawley, Jennifer Lopez, David Lebron, Dr. Nima Jalali and Rich Ravo. Their quick actions helped save the life of BB Official, Larry Miller, who suffered a Heart Attack during our game. Thank you to Assemblywoman Melissa Miller for your support!
Lawrence High School Math Department submitted over 30 math research papers for the Long Island Math Fair. This number is the highest participation from Lawrence High School students in over 10 years.