Stories

What does Diversity, Equity and Inclusion look like in practice at Laurence School? The stories below will give you an inside look!


 

Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month

As we dive deeper into our work in diversity, equity, and inclusion, we appreciate the special opportunity to celebrate and center identities through heritage months. Hispanic Heritage Month (September 15 - October 15) is an official celebration of people and cultures from the Latin American diaspora including Spain, Mexico, Central and South America, and the Caribbean. Click on "Read More" to learn how teachers are honoring the Hispanic culture and history in their classes.

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Celebrating Black History Month

Throughout our library classes this month, we have been focusing our research skill-building curriculum on looking at inspiring African American individuals who have made, or who are making, a difference in our world. Additionally, our 4th grade class honored Black History Month with an incredible performance at last week's assembly. 

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Global Perspectives: Switzerland

Laurence School students recently took a journey to Switzerland with the Lew family during one of our Global Perspectives Library Presentations. Students were treated to a beautiful photomontage of the diverse sites and scenery of Switzerland, learned about the geography, its environmental policies, and more. Click on "Read More" to learn about our "trip to Switzerland!" 

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Diwali Celebration

Our community was treated to an incredible dance performance by the award-winning Joya Kazi Unlimited Dance Company at last week's RWB&G Assembly in celebration of Diwali. Additionally, we would like to thank the Baidwan/Bonotto, Budhiraja, Chaudhary/Chakravarty, Muthusamy, Rice, Schievink, SenGupta, Mirchandani/Soper, and Vasan/Chhablani families who treated our faculty and staff to a delicious Indian feast! Click on "Read More" to see photos and learn about Diwali. 
 

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