Editor's Note: The following news briefs were contributed by Lawrence Township Public Schools.
Lawrence Intermediate School Remembers 9/11
Lawrence Intermediate School remembered 9/11 by hosting Lawrence Township Police Detective Scott Caloiaro and enlisted Army corpsman Christopher Clawson as they spoke to an all-school assembly on Sept. 11. The educational assembly helped the young students to understand the 9/11 significance and importance of community service. Later in the day, fourth-graders held their own remembrance by making a human flag.
Lawrence High School 2012 Homecoming Dance
Lawrence High School’s 2012 Homecoming Dance will be held from 7 to 10 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 29, at Angeloni's Cedar Gardens in Hamilton Township. Ticket Price is $40, cash only.
Ticket Sale Dates: Sept. 18, 19, 20 and 21, immediately after school. Tickets are limited and no tickets will be sold at the door.
All students are required to have a completed permission slip signed by a parent/guardian prior to purchasing a ticket to the dance. The form will be available on ltps.org site or can be picked up in guidance or the main office.
Lawrence High School Profile
The Lawrence High School (LHS) 2012-2013 School Profile is now available. Read it here.
Eldridge Park Captain Paul's Fundraiser
Eldridge Park School celebrates its 100th anniversary this year! Join them for a kick-off fundraiser at Captain Paul's on Saturday, September 22 from 1-3 p.m.
Eldridge Park Amateur Night
As another part of its centennial year celebration, Eldridge Park is also hosting Amateur Night on Friday, Oct. 26, at 7 p.m. The event is open to the public and tickets are $5 per person. Family discounts are available. Contact Michele Immordino at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information. See flyer.
Open auditions for Amateur Night are Friday, Oct. 5, from 4-6 p.m. Please prepare a two-minute snap shot of your act. Approximately 20 performances will be chosen. Attendees under 16 must be accompanied by a parent.
Senior Jitters: What do I do with my college application?
The Lawrence High School (LHS) Guidance Department will host an evening for seniors and their parents/guardians on Sept. 20 about the college admissions and application process. Information will be shared as it relates to the general process of selecting a college to the more specific info about LHS procedures for submitting applications. The program begins at 7 p.m. in the LHS auditorium.
PSAT/NMSQT Scheduled for Oct. 17
The Preliminary Scholastic Aptitude Test/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test (PSAT/NMSQT) will be administered at Lawrence High School on Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2012. All 11th graders will take the test and their test fee will be funded by the district. Interested 10th graders who wish to register should do so by Friday, Oct. 5. Learn more here about this test, its significance, and registration.
Garden Gate Garden Club
Join the Garden Gate Garden Club in Lawrenceville as it kicks off its 44th season on Sept. 17 with guest speaker Amy Ricco. Amy will discuss "Common Garden Pests and How to Manage Them Using IPM." See flyer.