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    We Are:

    • a community of 710 students, kindergarten through 8th grade
    • A dynamic staff of 108
    • Multicultural and multilingual
    • A community developing a Makerspace for students and staff
    • A hub for  after school programs, LEDP and LSA

    A community of teachers, parents/caregivers and students who are working to be our best selves. Come join us!


Principal's Corner

  • October 13, 2017


    Happy Friday!

    Here is some information about our upcoming event!  The 6th annual Lawrence Food Day Festival is this upcoming Thursday, October 19 from 5:30pm - 7:30pm.

    This FREE event will be held in **both** the Big Gym and the Lawrence School Garden.

    Here is what we have planned:
            • Enter or judge the Veggie Recipe Contest, with guest judge, Principal Hart 
            • Visit with Public Schools of Brookline Food Director Gus Travassos
            • Tour the Lawrence School Garden with Mr. Norwood (1N Lawrence School teacher)
            • Make Pedal-powered apple cider
            • Hand-cranked popcorn de-shelling and making
            • “Racing Toward a Greener Diet” sticker game
            • Brookline food community all-stars: Al Freshco, Brookline Grown, ChopChop, Clear Flour  Bakery, Curds & Co, Klean Plate, Green Line Growers, Olive Connection, Rifrullo, Mamaleh’s, & more!
            • Parent chefs: allergen-free muffins, roast cauliflower, citrus bar, veggie dumplings, rice topping bar
            • Food Literature book cart moderated by Lawrence Librarian Ms. Moriarty
            • Dinner for purchase at BonMe food truck (supports Brookline Food Pantry and Hurricane Relief)

    Recipe contest details
    Who:  Any Lawrence (K-8) student or team of students
    How: (1)  Register at  (2) Cook!
    What:  Make at least 30 samples (each ~2oz) of a savory vegetable dish. We will provide small cups and spoons. More to share is better. Please see for competition guidelines. At least one team member must stand by your dish and hand out samples to win. (If this is a hardship, please see Festival Staff for help from a Festival Ambassador.) There will be prizes for the winners!
    When:  Setup is 5:30pm - 6pm.  Judging is 6:15pm - 6:45pm.  Awards at 7pm.
    Questions: please email Nora Renthal at

    It’s not too late to volunteer to help out at the Festival! Parents and students welcome. Just email Adrienne Fricke ( or click:

    In lieu of donations to the Food Day Festival, we will be collecting donations to support the work of the Brookline Food Pantry for members of our community without sufficient access to nutritious food, and to contribute to Hurricane Maria relief for our fellow citizens and humans struggling to source food, water, and other essentials in Puerto Rico.


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