Laurence's debate team competed in its second Golden West Debate League tournament earlier this month. We are thrilled to announce that one of our teams placed among the top teams recognized, and a student also placed as an individual speaker. Click on "Read More" to learn about the tournament and our team.
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During science, our 1st Graders learned about organic ways to control pests in our Edible Garden. Click on "Read More" to read about the fun they had with ladybugs and see photos.
The Laurence Chess Mates participated in the 2018 L.A. Super City Chess Championship last week. Congratulations to all of our players on a job well done! Click on "Read More" to learn about the tournament.
Students at Laurence have been having fun with tech. They are programming Ozobot Bit robots, making electrical creations, coding websites, designing objects with 3D software, and more! Click on "Read More" for a link to our Tech SmugMug gallery to see what our students have been up to.
This week, our Kindergarten students took a field trip to Storybook Theater. The children were excited to ride the bus and got to watch an interactive, musical version of The Ugly Duckling. The teachers and students all enjoyed watching many of the Kindergarteners take to the stage to become part of the performance! This interactive, musical format not only entertained our students, but also reinforced their language arts lessons and character education curriculum in a very fun way.
Get ready for this year's 2018 Sweetheart Dance, Spring Fling! Laurence girls will bring their dads, dates or special friends for a fun and memorable night of dancing and fun! The dance will take place on Friday, March 9th from 6:00 - 9:00 p.m. at the Sportsmen's Lodge in Studio City. Tickets are on sale through Friday, February 16th.
This year's memento is a canvas duffel bag with accessories pouch, which must be purchased online with tickets (they will not be sold at the event)!
Click here to buy your tickets and duffel bags!
Parenting consultant Betsy Brown Braun will be back at Laurence on Wednesday, February 21st at 8:00 a.m., to discuss ways to talk to children about grief, loss, and major disasters. Betsy is a bestselling author and child development and behavior specialist. Invitations were sent out via Paperless Post. Click on "Read More" below for additional information about Betsy's upcoming talk and background.
On April 21st, our community will gather for a night of old Hollywood glamour at Vibiana in downtown L.A. at this year's spring event, LA LA LAURENCE! Once again, the online and live auctions will be an important part of this event. The Auction Committee is hard at work gathering items for both auctions, but they need your help - and your FABULOUS CONNECTIONS! Items that do exceptionally well include: hotel/vacation packages and vacation homes; tickets to concerts, movie premieres, and TV show tapings; unique and exciting experiences for kids and families; designer bags and jewelry; wining and dining activities; and tickets to sports events. Click on "Read More" for links to donation forms and additional information about how you can help.
Spring Break is almost here, and we're so excited to offer another exciting Spring Camp with Coachie and our athletics team! Camp will run on Friday, March 16th and from Monday, March 19th through Friday, March 23rd. Registration is now open. Click here to register today. See you there!
In our efforts to support parent education at Laurence, we would like to let you know about three free upcoming off-campus events that you are welcome to attend: "Rethinking Diversity" on February 21st at 7:30 p.m. at Brentwood School; "The Minds of Boys and Girls: A Brain Based Approach" on February 22nd at 7:00 p.m. at The Willows Community School; and "Plugged-in Parents: Keeping Kids Safe, Happy, and Healthy in the Digital Age" on March 6th at 6:30 p.m. at Berkeley Hall School. Please note that registration is required for all events. Click on "Read More" for event details and registration links.