Dear Lawrence Families, The district has been notified of positive COVID-19 cases (unrelated to one another). Please see the following letter for more information. Stay well! https://core-docs.s3.amazonaws.com/documents/asset/uploaded_file/1062005/Notified_of_Positive_Case_-_COVID-19_-_1.4.2021.pdf
Quarantine Reminders For travel out of the tristate - The traveler must, upon arrival in New York, quarantine for three days. On day 4 of their quarantine, the traveler must obtain another COVID test. If both tests comes back negative, the traveler may exit quarantine early upon receipt of the second negative diagnostic test. For CLOSE CONTACT NYS has now aligned with the CDC and quarantine is now 10 days or 7 days if a negative test is taken between days 5 and 7. Persons who come out of quarantine are advised to continue to monitor for symptoms for 14 days. Please feel free to email with any questions, these are certainly confusing times. Thank you
Wishing the best for all in 2021! Just as a reminder, our Gold cohort will start in person instruction with day 1 on Monday, January 4th. Please enjoy the rest of your weekend!
Welcome to 2021! School will reopen on Monday, January 4th. Please remember to complete the health app, stay home if you have any symptoms, and follow quarantine guidelines for any travel you may have taken. With the vaccine on the horizon we are hopeful for the future, however we must remain mindful of safety protocols to keep one another healthy. Onward to a safe and healthy 2021! Dr. Pedersen
Dear Lawrence Families, The district has been notified of 2 positive COVID-19 cases (unrelated to one another). Please see the following letter for more information. Stay well! https://core-docs.s3.amazonaws.com/documents/asset/uploaded_file/1056405/Notified_of_Positive_Case_-_COVID-19_-_12.21.20.pdf
Good afternoon Lawrence, The Department of Health has alerted us to a positive case at the High School, last date in school was Monday the 14th. Any close contacts are being notified. We also have an unrelated HS case with no close contacts. During the break please email me with any COVID questions or case notifications firstname.lastname@example.org. To ensure the safest tracing process, we need to be contacted directly please. Today is the winter solstice, the shortest day of a very long year. I hope it finds you all well. Stay strong and stay safe. All my best, Dr. Pedersen
Santa visited the 195 Campus right before our snow day. Thankful that Assistant Principals Brett Kornblum and Kathleen Graham were able to help facilitate this visit. Merry Christmas!
Thursday December 17th Have a safe and beautiful snow Day! Put your Chromebooks and tech down and enjoy the beauty of the world. The quiet and beauty is timeless. It sifts from Leaden Sieves BY EMILY DICKINSON Written in 1830 It powders all the Wood. It fills with Alabaster Wool The Wrinkles of the Road - It makes an even Face Of Mountain, and of Plain - Unbroken Forehead from the East Unto the East again - It reaches to the Fence - It wraps it Rail by Rail Till it is lost in Fleeces - It deals Celestial Vail
Good afternoon Lawrence Families - Lawrence will have a snow day tomorrow, December 17th and a remote learning day December 18th. We hope that the year ends peacefully for you and your family. Please see general December news here https://www.smore.com/yvczr Stay safe and stay well. Dr.Pedersen
Today at 11 AM Island Harvest Food Bank will be at 130 Hewlett Point Ave in East Rockaway distributing food for families in need. Please be sure to wear a facemask, practice social distancing, and bring a rolling cart and shopping bags, if walking. Food will be available on a first-come, first-serve basis, while supplies last.
Free coats for the holidays Sunday December 20 2:00-3:30 PM At the MAY SCHOOL 131 Washington Avenue Coats will be displayed at the side parking lot 389 Mulry Lane Lawrence NY Socially distancing rules and masking will be strictly adhered to Open to all !!
New York State has extended the deadline for REMOTE LEARNERS to submit the required immunizations to the health office. A letter regarding the extended deadline can be found at https://5il.co/nxd0 Please be advised that the original deadline is still in effect for all students who attend in person classes.
Island Harvest Food Bank is hosting a free food distribution for Lawrence students and families in need. The distribution will take place at 130 Hewlett Park Ave in East Rockaway tomorrow, December 16, at 11:00am. Please be sure to wear a facemask, practice social distancing, and bring a rolling cart and shopping bags, if walking. Food will be available on a first-come, first-serve basis, while supplies last.
Please see the attached travel guidelines for returning back to school. Happy Holidays and be well! https://lawrencemiddleschool.lawrence.org/o/lawrence-middle-school/page/cdc-travel-guidelines
As of December 11, 2020, New York State Public High School Athletic Association has cancelled all winter state championships and postponed all high-risk sports (i.e. basketball). The full announcement is found in the news section of the district website.
Dear Lawrence Families, The district has been notified of a positive COVID-19 case at Lawrence High School. Please see the following letter for more information: https://core-docs.s3.amazonaws.com/documents/asset/uploaded_file/1038413/Notified_of_Positive_Case_-_COVID-19_-_LHS_-_12.10.2020.pdf
Sports Update Please see news section for the most updated information on our sports program .
Every year, NYS Department of Health requires that all students that attend public schools have to keep current with their vaccinations. Please make sure that your child has met the mandated 7th and 8th grade health requirements. For more personalized information regarding your child, please feel free to contact Nurse Brooks at (516) 295-6020. Thank you
Lawrence learners enter December with an attitude of gratitude. We are grateful to support their academic and emotional growth. Stay well and stay strong!
Please see the below COVID-19 Positive Case Notification Letter from November 30th. Stay well & safe! https://core-docs.s3.amazonaws.com/documents/asset/uploaded_file/1024347/Notified_of_Positive_Case_-_COVID-19_-_11.30.20.pdf